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MCPI Boot Camp Successfully Piloted with RAPID Members

For four days in September, representatives from RAPID members participated in the RAPID pilot course: Modular Chemical Process Intensification (MCPI) Boot Camp at the Oregon State University ATAMI Facility. The face-to-face course, a result of RAPID's call for EWD projects in 2018, was developed...
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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...
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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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