Resilience and Process Intensification

The classic definition of resilience is the “ability to recover quickly from difficulties,” and while this is often applied to individuals, it holds true for corporations and even countries. However, within the context of industry, resilience is often applied to a system’s ability to recover from...

RAPID Goes to Washington for a Congressional Briefing in September

For the third consecutive year, the RAPID Manufacturing Institute will be participating in Manufacturing USA® meetings that include a Congressional Briefing and EXPO. On September 19, all Manufacturing Institutes will convene for collaboration meetings at the Keck Center in Washington D.C. then...

RAPID@Annual 2019 Schedule Now Available

RAPID members are cordially invited to attend AIChE’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. RAPID will be hosting a number of events and PI Topical Conference sessions. For the full RAPID@Annual schedule of events, click here .

RAPID Spotlight: Sustainability and Process Intensification

Since the late 1980s, the concept of sustainability has grown from corporate catchword to competitive advantage. According to a 2011 McKinsey Report [1] , corporate reputation was supplanted as the most frequently cited reason for actively pursuing sustainability strategies. As data emerged,...

RAPID Highlighted by Senators Gillibrand and Coons

The RAPID Manufacturing Institute was recently mentioned in a press release issued by Senators Gillibrand and Coons supporting the work of Manufacturing USA. RAPID focuses on advancing process intensification efforts by developing breakthrough technologies and equipment to serve the process...