Harrington Hoists Inc. launched its brand-new website on Feb. 1. Designed to be very user-friendly, visitors can read about Harrington's history, mission, people, and dedication and commitment to its customers. The site has product features, benefits, specifications and dimensions, and many owners' manuals, parts breakdowns, technical documents and product catalogs available for download. The site also offers safety information and answers to frequently-asked questions. The company expects to add to the site's content over time.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.