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ClearSpan shelters CTS cement stock

With increasing labor costs and quality control concerns, Rapid Set Cement-proprietor CTS Cement Manufacturing decided it needed a building to store raw materials at its Logansport, Ind., packaging operation. “We have unpredictable and rainy weather,” explains Production and Quality Manager Craig Kline. “Our raw materials were being stored outside and we needed a building to keep them dry and usable as they will not feed or flow when wet.”

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Ready mixed reclaimer

Concrete Reclaimers, Inc. has introduced a system aimed at increasing producers’ per-truck profit with the effective removal and stockpiling of coarse and fine aggregate from returned mixes.

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Safety goggle

The Uvex Carbonvision safety goggle weighs only 46 grams, making it among the world’s lightest wide-view goggle available. The style’s proprietary Uvex Dura-streme dual lens coating ensures maximum anti-scratch and anti-fog properties for longer lens life, clear vision and improved worker safety, even in the most demanding environments.

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RFID tracking device

The ST-570-HZ is a powered-active RFID tracking device that wirelessly identifies individual equipment, allowing worksite managers to track the location and activity of all capital assets, automatically. The product works seamlessly with any OEM GoPod data capture hub to record machine transactions of all types such as vehicle identification, and the distribution of fuel and other service consumables. It also generates data that is critical for inventory allocation and management, and for maintenance and repair scheduling.

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Power factor correction

WEG Electric has introduced a complete line of power correction products that will improve a plant’s power factor and support users in their efforts of reducing energy consumption and avoid costs or penalties from the utilities. This new line incorporates contactors, individual single and three phase capacitors, as well as a totally new three phase enclosed capacitor with a NEMA 4 enclosure as standard.

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