CEP: September 2001 Many of the improvements in productivity and efficiency can be attributed to the information technology (IT) revolution. It has, and will continue to, make sweeping changes to the way the chemical process industries operate. In this issue of CEP, two articles focus on the benefits of IT, while another offers a solution to a common IT problem... Share Succeed in Business in Latin America September2001Career CatalystLinda Grobovsky, Lionel F. LarocheThorough preparation can mean the difference between success and disaster. Quarter Turn vs. Rising Stem: Who is in Control? September2001Fluids and Solids HandlingBill Lyons, James W. NoelCheck out the valve choices that are available and make an informed decision on which one is right for your application. Develop Effective Environmental Training September2001Environmental ManagementPeter J. StollComputer-based environmental compliance training offers a number of advantages. This article discusses the benefits of computer-based training, outlines its most important components, and provides tips for structuring and writing a course. Understand Freeze-Condensation Vacuum Systems September2001Heat TransferJames R. LinesPlacing a freeze-condenser ahead of an ejector system offers several advantages. Here's a look at what such units can do. Classify Particles Using Fluidized Beds September2001Fluids and Solids HandlingKamal AdhamHere is an easy way to remove fine fractions from solids, with a minimum loss of the coarse fraction. Plant Floor vs. Financial Data: Resolving the Discrepancies September2001Information TechnologyBrian Harkins, Karen MillsDiscover a plant-wide solution that provides production accounting results that both engineers and accountants can agree on Electrical Enclosures: Making an Informed Decision September2001SafetyJoe DoddsIn addition to the NEMA type and materials of construction, also take into account mounting, security, plus various other options. Increasing Employee Productivity September2001ManagementCharles GillardMaximize workplace efficiency via implementation of best practices using workflow modeling and automation. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.