The hidden businesses that power the Bangor region’s economy

Westmor Industries in Brewer, which was named Trans-Tech Industries before its sale to heat pumps that heat up the water in industrial water heaters used by hotels, apartment buildings and other places that require a lot of hot water.

Potpourri: the $63,000 machine that transforms pot plants into concentrates.

A vacuum pump is momentarily switched Ohio. Like any good maker, he passed the downtime tinkering in the garage. It wasn’t long before companies were hiring him to engineer stainless steel industrial equipment for them, sometimes asking him to

The Long Haul: One Year of Solitude on America's Highways

Not in the Toledo industrial hot dogs, cheddar brats, jalapeno brats, bacon cheeseburger logs, cheddar smokes, pork tamales, maple sausage skillet links, pepperoni cheese tornados, taquitos, and a microwaved burrito called The Bomb. Vacuum-sealed

Can swarms of seed-bearing drones help regrow the planet's forests?

Photo: Getty Images For Australian engineer Dr Susan Graham, who helped develop this unmanned aerial vehicle with retired NASA engineer Lauren Fletcher, the only way to combat industrial-scale the age of climate change, vacuum up carbon dioxide to

New battery could change world, one house at a time

The most energy-dense batteries available today are huge bottles of super-hot molten sodium A.J. stayed on as president after the sale to CoorsTek. "There are two classes of ceramic materials that are good conductors," Coors explained.

Practical Visionaries Solving Today's Environmental Problems

Co-director of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (a.k.a. Max's Pot), Fisk enjoys searching out new ways to use industrial and agricultural In Texas, outdoor barbecuing makes a lot of sense on hot days because it allows the homeowner

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Good Evening and welcome to the American because of my Pittsburgh roots, but also because it shows what real drama history is made of. It's all here -- the rise of industrial power such as the world had never seen, wealth of almost unimaginable

Cars That Look Good But Aren’t

These are a few of my favorite cars that look good but aren’t. 1991-1994 Ford Explorer The ’91-’94 Explorer is the single best-looking SUV ever made. I know this because I recently polled everyone in my immediate vicinity on the issue, and it went

CNH Industrial : among the driving forces of industrial development in the Middle East

In this context, CNH Industrial's leadership in the research, development and sale of alternative fuel machines and engines in the Gulf region for 20 years and also counts strong roots in East Africa, continuing with the tradition that has seen Fiat's

Get a Crash Course in Writing from 20 Journalists

I only remember one practical writing lesson from my three years as an English major: Whenever you can, put the best bits at the end of the sentence. Put the next-best bits at the beginning, and put the rest in the middle. This trick works in every kind of