Water, Water Everywhere, but NOT in Your Hydraulic System By Dr. Bernard C. Roell, Jr.


According to original equipment manufacturers and tribologists, the number one cause of hydraulic system failure is water contamination. The presence of water in the system builds a corrosive environment, which shortens the life of the pump or other...


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The Destructive Drip by Lisa Clark


Even among the most environmentally-friendly companies, it’s all too common a question: “Is one leak really that big of a deal?”  The answer is a resounding and definitive—YES.  This question is especially pervasive...


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Supply Chain Collaboration to Advance Acceptance of Biobased Technologies By Mike Guggenheimer, CEO and President


Last month, I had the opportunity to attend and present at the 11th annual World Bio Markets in Amsterdam. As I met the leaders of the biobased industry and listened to various presentations and panel discussions, I reflected upon the challenges and...


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The Prospects for Biobased Chemicals When Crude is under $40


Mike Guggenheimer, CEO and President I typically attend a couple of the major biobased chemical and industrial biotechnology conferences each year. Last year, the mood for biobased chemical companies was somewhat somber with oil prices down from...


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Waste Industry is Coming Around


Mark Miller, SVP of Global Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives While Las Vegas is not my favorite place, Waste Expo 2015 may have been my favorite show. There was a significant amount of foot traffic with a high level of interest both...


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