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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,...
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RAPID’s CEO, William Grieco, Talks About the Future

Depending on which survey or poll you read, manufacturers are either on the edge of despair over the workforce and attracting viable candidates or euphoric over tax cuts and improved capital spending. However, the real state of manufacturing in the process industries today is far more balanced and...
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RAPID Interns--Our Newest Ambassadors for Process Intensification

As summer draws to a close, we thank all our RAPID interns, their mentors and project sponsors for their participation in our first RAPID Summer Intern Program. Below, our last group of interns echos all we have heard so far about how process intensification has made a lasting and important...
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RAPID + MEP: A Winning Combination

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) network is a strong advocate of RAPID’s process intensification efforts. With offices in each state, MEPs contribute significantly by engaging prospective new members as well as enhancing the projects of current members. The MEP has already helped build...
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RAPID's Summer Interns Excelling in PI and Growing as Leaders

In part two of our Spotlight Series on our Summer Intern Program, we feature our next set of interns and future process intensification leaders. Emily Schramek Junior/undergraduate, Auburn University Project: Modular Catalytic Desulfurization Units for Sour Gas Sweetening Focus Area: Module...

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