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Sitthirat Phongphotjanatham/Dreamstime
Woman engineer at construction site
Juan Moyano/Dreamstime
Closeup of a hand writing "I'm a lefty"
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It’s Not All Right

A left-handed engineer finds value in considering the other hand.
Joe Sohm/Dreamstime
Baseball diamond covered with formulas
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The Box Score of Design

Whether we’re analyzing baseball or fluid power systems, we have to let the data speak to us—not just speak for itself.
IDEA! Awards logo with Bob Vavra headhot
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A New Dimension in Innovation

Amid all the turmoil of the past year, we have adapted and continued to grow. And that adaptive spirit will be recognized at our upcoming IDEA! Awards.
Broken infrastructure
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An Opportunity to Connect

In tackling our country's twin pandemic and economic crises, it's imperative that the new administration gets a handle on our longstanding infrastructure problem.
Envision Solar
Envision Solar headquarters
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Taking Solar-Powered Recharging to the Work Site

Electric construction equipment will need a green way to recharge their batteries. The EV ARC 2020 could do the trick.
Manufacturing past and present
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The Need for Continuous Improvement

In these times of chaos and uncertainty, a manufacturing analogy may provide us with some reassurance.
Technician checking seals
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How Trends in Fluid Power Affect Sealing Technology

Seal makers are exploring developing materials that can handle a variety of new fluids and withstand tough conditions in widely dispersed markets.
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Five Things a Hydraulic Troubleshooter Needs to Know

Effective troubleshooting reduces downtime and prevents reliance on outside assistance.