Tim Ward

Reverse logistics is becoming an integral part of operations for manufacturers, distributors and service providers to minimize lost revenue when moving products, parts and sub-components back into inventory. Recent Statista research shows that goods returns cost $246.3bn per year in North America and must span customers, service organizations, supply chains, receiving departments and even a Read More

Using a standard laser measure outside is often a hit or miss affair, dependent upon cloud cover, trees and a building roof or overhang that may block the sun. All of these random elements are now history thanks to the advanced technology and versatility of the Bosch BLAZE™ Outdoor GLM400C Connected Laser Measure with Viewfinder Read More

A new report from the Brookings Institution provides a detailed and data-driven look at careers in the water sector, finding that while there are looming shortages and a need for diversity in the workforce, water jobs are a tremendous economic opportunity for the American worker. The Water Environment Federation encourages its members to closely review Renewing Read More

Temperature and humidity management are vital parts of HVAC and building operations. To help facility managers ensure that conditions stay within required parameters, Sensaphone® has added a new combination sensor to its line of remote monitoring equipment for HVAC and building automation applications. Because this new combination sensor communicates via Modbus, it is used exclusively with Read More

Last fall Mechanical Hub had the pleasure of traveling to Moody, Alabama to visit the Jones Stephens plant and meet some of the team that produces, sells and markets over 18,000 SKUs of plumbing specialty products. For a historical perspective, Jones Stephens opened the doors of their 30,000 sq. ft. facility in Leeds, Alabama in Read More