Author Archives: Brian Pittenger

What’s 5% to your bottom line?

How much of your product can you afford to give away? Any bag or container that is overfilled can hurt your profits. Sometimes, overfilling occurs due to lack of control over the batching process. Other times, overfilling may be preferable … Continue reading

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Where Did the Senior Technical Project Managers and Experienced Decision-Makers Go?

  Over the past 25 years or so, I’ve noticed a distinct change in how high level decision-makers expect technical projects to be managed. When I joined the engineering workforce, projects were nearly always led by senior technical staff who … Continue reading

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Biomass Handling

Scale-up of Biomass Conversion Processes Considerable efforts are underway to scale up new processes that convert biomass into biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower.  Most research process engineers have the training and experience to scale up processes that involve liquid and gaseous … Continue reading

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