Manufacturing

The company's main product is a system in which various sensors for water, waste-water, food, beverages, chemicals, pulp & paper, and other applications can be attached to a standard "stick" device that converts the signals to computer data....

Peter Drucker died on November 11 at the age of 95. With his passing the world has lost one of our greatest thinkers. Drucker was a rare breed – a researcher and management advisor who believed in the human and societal responsibilities of business yet...

The case for biofuels, or renewable energy, is compelling given the recent ramp-up of the cost of gasoline in the U.S. Because Illinois is one of the top states in the U.S. for corn production, and the Midwest has the highest concentration of both corn...

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) will receive a $500,000 grant from the Department of Commerce to establish a $5.5 million nanotechnology incubator on their Gateway Manufacturing Technology Center in Eau Claire. Nanotechnology is the study and design of systems at the scale of the atom....

Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation, Inc., has reached an agreement to buy Datasweep, Inc., a provider of manufacturing production management software solutions. The acquisition is designed to bring about a consolidated manufacturing management platform for Rockwell....

The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation has awarded the Biomedical Engineering department at UW-Madison a five-year, $580,000 annual grant for pursuing translational research. The grant will assist with transfer of early-stage technology for commercial applications in the private sector. ...