Industrial

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Bring the Cows Home

Hungry Americans are ditching their light, fat free, and reduced cholesterol yogurts, cheeses, and milk for whole, short-label products. The alternative? Whole-fat foods. But what does this mean for the Midwest dairy industry?

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Why Industrial Design Matters

Just as the materials and processes that go into each product matter, so too do the designs of the spaces where they are made. Find out how are A/E firms are helping companies support happier employees, more efficient processes, and innovative products.

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Industrial Tetris

The process of creating and packaging manufactured goods, as we all know, can be incredibly complex, requiring long, large, or cumbersome series of equipment to complete the task. In a business where time is money, each manufacturer’s facility layouts are paramount to their operation’s success.

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Protecting Public Health, One Operator at a Time

The need for adequate water/wastewater services holds one of the highest priorities for communities, yet most residents aren’t aware of the constant efforts needed to maintain clean water that is critical in our everyday lives.

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Are We Counting the (Cage-Free) Chickens before they Hatch?

Following recent announcements from national and international chains like McDonald's, Costco, Panera Bread, SUPERVALU, and retail leader Walmart on commitments to source cage-free eggs, egg industry producers are scrambling to plan their next steps into uncharted market territories.