Suez Canal blockage: Evidence that Data Transformation initiatives are needed to reduce risk and improve operational visibility

Credit to Author: Rik De Smet| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:43:30 +0000

The recent week-long blockage of the Suez Canal by the massive container ship Ever Given served as the latest reminder that industrial businesses, and their supply chains, need to accelerate… Read more »

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Larisa Oprescu reflects on Women in Leadership

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:00:10 +0000

Larisa Oprescu, Downstream Planning Leader, continues the discussion around Women in Leadership and how role models have powered her own career journey. I have started my Schneider Electric journey as… Read more »

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Rising from the ashes: the revival of the UK hotel industry

Credit to Author: James Thackrah| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 03:17:36 +0000

Much has been said regarding the many ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed how we live our lives, and run our businesses. Ask yourself – when was the last time you caught a plane or stayed at a hotel?  And, if… Read more »

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Sustainability in Action: How ArcelorMittal Saves 170 Metric Tons of CO2

Credit to Author: Frederic Godemel| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 14:00:47 +0000

We need 240kg of steel, per person, per year – So let’s make it sustainably Steel is an essential material for economic development and growth because it is used in… Read more »

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Motor Management for Energy Efficiency: 3 Enablers to Reduce Costs and Boost Asset Uptime

Credit to Author: Henry Kim| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 12:00:37 +0000

On average, electric motors consume approximately 60% of the electricity produced to support manufacturing industries, for heavy industries this number ramps to 90%. Yet, oftentimes modern energy management principles are… Read more »

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What is Smart Home or Smart Building?

Credit to Author: Kavita Manral| Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 09:27:00 +0000

“Home is where the heart and brain are” is the perfect one-line definition of a smart home. Smart homes are the newest additions in the real estate industry. They turn… Read more »

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How new electrical system design tools boost construction efficiency

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:08:42 +0000

Electrical contractors are getting squeezed for margin and time. They are looking for a faster and more consistent building information modeling (BIM) process to reduce project risk. And they seek… Read more »

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How electrical design software removes guesswork from busways

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:57:52 +0000

It’s difficult to create busways system families and place busway hangers in building designs. Electrical distribution systems are complex and must account for present and future power loads with many… Read more »

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