ISO 45001: A Pathway to Improve Resiliency

Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.” One way your facility can have the capacity to recover is to be prepared. ISO 45001, the international standard for Occupational Health and Safety…

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Compressed Air Systems: Costs and Strategies

Consider your plant’s compressed air system for a moment. Most people think of it as an essential part of plant operations doing all sorts of work like supplies to air wrenches, opening and closing valves, operation of machinery…

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Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management Webinar Survey

The Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management team at the UT Center for Industrial Services would like to host a webinar for Tennessee's manufacturers about energy and environmental topics. We have developed a short survey…

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ISO-50001-2018: The Energy Management System Standard

As manufacturing moves quickly in the 21st century, companies are seeing the advent of quality (ISO 9000 series) and environmental management system (ISO 14000 series) standards become a real and lasting part of an organization’s…

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CONNEX™ Tennessee To Launch in June 2022

Launching in June, CONNEX™ Tennessee is a powerful online manufacturer-supplier database and connectivity platform provided as a no-cost resource for Tennessee manufacturers and suppliers. The platform will combine Tennessee…

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Reluctance to Employ Cobots Driven by Four Common Misconceptions

Collaborative robots are increasingly attractive to manufacturers who require flexible solutions for their growing product mix but may not have the scale of work or capital resources needed to justify larger investments in…

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