Suits protect nuclear plant workers in Japan

June 1, 2011

[Radiation Shield Technologies (RST)] Coral Gables, Fla., U.S.A. Workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan have been risking their lives to contain radiation leaks and make repairs to the facility that was severely damaged in the March 11 earthquake. Radiation Shield Technologies (RST) responded to the crisis by sending more than 200 protective suits …

A ship-sized sandblasting screen

[Port Douglas Sailmakers Pty Ltd.] Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia A shipyard needed an 18-meter by 18-meter sandblasting protection screen that could be placed behind ships once they were winched into position on an industrial slipway. The client needed a removable screen that was capable of containing sandblasting particles and was user friendly, including providing quick …

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Economy Tent honored by manufacturers

The South Florida Manufacturers Association selects 50 businesses each year that provide positive economic, employee and community benefits to the region and, after selecting five finalists, presents a Manufacturer of the Year award. Economy Tent Intl., Miami, Fla., one of the largest manufacturers of frame tents in the U.S., was first runner-up for the 2010 …