The Art of Engineering Podcast with Denise McIntosh with Stephanie Wilkins, Episode 3

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We are proud to give you a sneak preview of The Art of Engineering! Our new podcast is dedicated to some of the top engineers who share something in common:  They’re all women. Hosted by Denise McIntosh, CEO of Custom Powder Systems, who knows the unique challenges women face in this industry.  You’ll hear from

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The Art of Engineering Podcast with Denise McIntosh with Beth Brock, Episodes 1

| Posted In: Art of Engineering, NEWS, Podcast

We are proud to give you a sneak preview of The Art of Engineering! Our new podcast is dedicated to some of the top engineers who share something in common:  They’re all women. Hosted by Denise McIntosh, CEO of Custom Powder Systems, who knows the unique challenges women face in this industry.  You’ll hear from

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The Evolution of Powder Metals

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The Incas developed an accounting system, brain surgery, and freeze drying.  They were also brilliant metalsmiths, and are likely the source of a technique still used today:  Powder Metallurgy. As it has evolved over the years, it has produced unique materials like tungsten carbide, and reduced the need to use metal removal processes. It began

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History of the Food Industry

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Roughly, 12,500 years ago near present day Tucson, a small group used their collective talents and brought down a mastodon. Their efforts were rewarded with a feast that would last for weeks. With that, the premous of the mass food industry was born. The Start of Feeding in Mass At its most basic, the food

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Mothers of Invention: Margaret Rudkin

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In the countryside of Connecticut lies a property called Pepperidge Farm, the place where Margaret Rudkin founded her now nationally-known bakery brand of the same name. What began as a mother experimenting with baking healthful bread at home for her family has become a company which sells over $2 billion worth of bread, cookies, snacks,

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Lisa Kerner, Corporate Trade Show Manager at CRB in North Carolina: Episode 13

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Our new podcast is dedicated to some of the top engineers who share something in common:  They’re all women. Hosted by Denise McIntosh, CEO of Custom Powder Systems, who knows the unique challenges women face in this industry.  You’ll hear from women who have overcome the odds and grown to be some of the most respected

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“That’s the Strangest Thing I’ve Ever Seen”

| Posted In: Customers, Featured News, NEWS
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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something new comes along.  One that made our Denise McIntosh say, “What is that?  That’s the strangest looking machine I’ve ever seen!” It’s another innovation from the smart minds in our engineering department. The challenge they encountered was a customer who needed to get product from one room

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The Magic Hidden in Determination

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If you’ve ever tugged a knotted rope with a puppy, you can be sure that you’ll get tired long before the puppy. And the puppy already knows it. In the article “Embrace the Grind” by Jacob Kaplan-Moss, he goes into the detail (and determination) involved in pulling off a magic trick. Magic and good engineering have

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Caroline Hand, Evonik Industries Production Engineer/Healthcare and Nutrition Division: Episode 12

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podcast Episode 12

In this episode, Denise speaks with Dr. Namrata Karki about her journey all the way from Nepal to Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Growing up in Nepal, her parents stressed the importance of education. Her passion and love of higher education pointed Dr. Karki in the direction of America. Today, she leads a team of scientists and engineers at Ortho Molecular, and mentors other up-and-coming experts in the...

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Read This Part About Parts

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Downtime Just Ahead Green Road Sign with Dramatic Clouds and Sky.

Meet your biggest enemy: Downtime. When machines go down, customers don’t get taken care of, the time clock keeps ticking up your payroll, and money stops coming in.  Unfortunately, machines break down. It’s one of the inevitable truths of anything with moving parts. Fighting the downtime enemy means being smart about your inventory of replacement

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Dr. Namrata Karki, Product Development Manager: Episode 11

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Podcast Episode 11

In this episode, Denise speaks with Dr. Namrata Karki about her journey all the way from Nepal to Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Growing up in Nepal, her parents stressed the importance of education. Her passion and love of higher education pointed Dr. Karki in the direction of America. Today, she leads a team of scientists and engineers at Ortho Molecular, and mentors other up-and-coming experts in the...

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Dr. Sarah Miksinski, AstraZeneca: Episode 10

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Podcast Episode 10

Our new podcast is dedicated to some of the top engineers who share something in common:  They’re all women. Hosted by Denise McIntosh, CEO of Custom Powder Systems, who knows the unique challenges women face in this industry.  You’ll hear from women who have overcome the odds and grown to be some of the most respected

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IBC Container Bin Resolutions(+ A Case Study)

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There’s nothing magic about the date “January 1st.”  It will be a Friday, so it has that going for it.  But, collectively, we have decided that it’s a day for a new beginning.  A day to start resolutions.  A commitment to make 2021 better than 2020 (not a high bar to clear, but still). The

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The Art of Engineering Podcast Episode 9: Lynn Aurelius

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The Art of Engineering Podcast Episode 9: Lynn Aurelius

Our new podcast is dedicated to some of the top engineers who share something in common:  They’re all women. Hosted by Denise McIntosh, CEO of Custom Powder Systems, who knows the unique challenges women face in this industry.  You’ll hear from women who have overcome the odds and grown to be some of the most respected

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10 Great Gratitude Quotes

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10 Great Gratitude Quotes

This week, we celebrate Thanksgiving in the US, where it has been an… unusual… year. In some ways, our world feels larger, and in other it feels smaller. Whether you’re a client, vendor, or partner here in the States, or you’re among those we count as friends around the world, we are more thankful for

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