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Case Study: How Tapecon Assessed and Reduced Chemical Footprint

on 12/21/21 12:00 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Quality
In 2021, through a program called the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP) run by Clean Production Action (CPA) and funded by a Source Reduction Assistance Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grant, Tapecon assessed the chemical footprint of their industrial cleaning products. Tapecon's printing process requires cleaning products to maintain the printing equipment. These products were analyzed by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
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Manufacturing in a Cleanroom to Prevent Product Contamination

on 9/1/20 10:23 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Printing Custom Converting Quality
Cleanliness and contamination have taken on completely new meanings in 2020. However, these ideas have always been important in the manufacturing realm – and not necessarily to prevent the spread of viruses. When making products with sensitive components or to strict industry regulations, finding a reliable and certified cleanroom manufacturing partner is critical to your success.
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Understanding Quality Management Systems and Certifications

on 4/18/20 10:32 PM By | Casey Cephas | 0 Comments | Manufacturing Quality
Legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, once said, "It isn't what you do, but how you do it." This idea not only applies to sports but also manufacturing. In today's competitive, regulated business environment it's not enough to simply make something. Whether it’s a single component or complete product, it matters how you make it, in order to ensure quality, consistency, and compliance. How can you be confident that your manufacturing partner is adhering to the latest industry quality and safety standards? A good place to start is by evaluating the company’s quality management system and certifications.
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