Industrial Careers Pathway and Industrial Distribution’s Future

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by
future workforce

Who is Industrial Careers Pathway?

Industrial Careers Pathway, also known as ICP, is a program focused on investing in and building up industrial distribution’s future workforce. ICP actively works to reach, inform, prepare and bring in top talent in sales, management, production, accounting, customer service and other business functions to the industrial distribution field.

The ICP is made up of several industrial distribution associations whose joint effort builds awareness of the careers that are potentially available for young adults in industrial distribution. The partnership consists of the following associations:

The American Supply Association (ASA) Industrial Supply Association (ISA) Education …
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Understanding Dresser Couplings

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by

If you are looking to quickly and reliably connect two pipes in your system, the coupling may be your solution. Couplings are used to quickly connect two even pipes with a tight, durable seal and a flexible joint. This product provides a long lasting solution that reduces maintenance costs with its ability to take on wear and production for most applications.

The Dresser coupling consists of one cylindrical middle ring, two follower rings, two resilient gaskets made up of a special Dresser compound and a set of steel track head bolts. These couplings feature an epoxy coating which offers optimal …
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Understanding The Portunus Project

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

The Portunus Project is an offshore port concept where future U.S. ports could be located in the ocean some twenty to forty miles from shore. This concept would allow cargo to be inspected at a distance from cities and is intended to improve homeland security. However, this concept is also unique because it would allow the United States to be a world leader in the efficient goods movement.


Current Strategies for Freight and Vessel Inspection

Our current defense strategy utilizes programs such as the Container Security Initiative, Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and electronic manifest submittals to screen …
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