Dow Performance Fluids Launches Internet Q&A
Dow Chemical Co.’s Fluids & Lubricants operations in mid-May launched a Dow Answer Center devoted to lubricants.

The answer center is based on a dynamic knowledge database that is designed to provide answers to frequently asked technical questions, regulatory content, and other data for users of the company’s lubricants and fluids.

The website — — has answers to more than 100 frequently asked questions, and has a feature to allow other questions to be addressed directly to Dow experts.

Dow said its customer technical support center responds to questions within two business days.

5 Key Strategies for Reduced Costs and Profitability
Striving to reduce costs and increase profitability while remaining competitive is not easy.

Epicor Manufacturing will present ways to plan, schedule, execute and monitor your manufacturing operations — from raw materials to final product — to develop the highest level of flexibility and agility, and to make your operations more competitive in a free web seminar.

The webinar will be presented by Epicor and American Machinist at 2 p.m., EST July 30.

Details are available at

Webinar on Retrofits
If you missed the web seminar on “The Best Kept Secrets of Successful Retrofits,” on May 21, you can still view it at

GE Fanuc and American Machinist presented the hourlong webinar, and it is available in the American Machinist webcast archives.

GE Fanuc product manager Mark Brownhill and American Machinist editor Bruce Vernyi discuss opportunities for retrofits that maximize efficiency, effectiveness and cost savings associated with retrofitting, rebuilding or remanufacturing machine tools.

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