Is history repeating itself? Just as the horse was slowly replaced by the automobile, is the gasoline automobile slowly being replaced by the electric vehicle? Whether the electric vehicle will ever directly replace the gasoline automobile or not is debatable, but along with renewable fuels, electric vehicles will undoubtedly dilute the demand for gasoline over time as fewer and fewer gasoline-fueled automobiles are on the road.
At the turn of the 20th century, there were just over 8,000 automobiles in the United States. By 1910 that number had grown to nearly 500,000. Today there are over 285 million motor vehicles on the road.
The transition from the horse-drawn carriage to the automobile is an amazing story that didn’t just happen overnight. By many accounts, it took over fifty years for Americans to replace their trusted horses with the new and unfamiliar technology. Horses had been mankind’s dependable...Read More
If your business can’t afford to compromise on cleanliness, you’ve likely heard about CIP, otherwise known as Clean-In-Place. Clean-In-Place is a specialized method of sanitizing a manufacturing system’s interior contact surfaces—its valves, pipes, fittings, and tanks—without disassembling equipment.
CIP methods are employed in a variety of industries, from pharmaceuticals to food and beverage to paint and chemicals to personal care products—or in any production environment that...Read More
The chlor-alkali industry is broken down into three distinct business types. Each has its own set of data, including incident reports and market tracking.
- Producers are facilities that produce, ship, sell, or use chlorine internally when creating other products.
- Sodium hypochlorite manufacturers produce sodium hypochlorite by using chlorine that was produced outside of the facility.
- Packagers receive chlorine in bulk. Their task is to package the product into...
Marine Accessories Offers Superior Performance
Dixon is a premier manufacturer and supplier of marine fluid transfer products for a wide range of applications. With an unsurpassed reputation, we are committed to superior customer service, technical support, and training to the marine industry. With our global distribution footprint, Dixon can efficiently service our customers with the right goods at the right time....Read More
Weighing the benefits of a loading arm over traditional hose assemblies
One of Dixon’s newest product developments is our loading arm which can be configured and built to a customer’s specification. Dixon’s loading arms are engineered for long life performance as well as ease of use in the field and can be used to overcome some of the typical issues and complications faced in the transfer of liquids.
Dixon launches new coupling and accessories catalogue
Dixon is excited to be launching their new full colour comprehensive Couplings and Accessories catalogue which will be available from January 2020.
The company's global reach includes a wide range of products for numerous industries, including petroleum exploration, refining, transportation, chemical processing, food & beverage, steel, fire...Read More
Dixon will be exhibiting at the National Tank Truck Carrier's 2018 Tank Truck Week November 5th-7th at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennesse. Visit us at booth 916. We look forward to seeing you there!
A new push-to-connect positive locking system and low-profile design dramatically improves the ability to easily transfer and unload fuels, water and other liquids.
Dixon Group Europe Ltd, a leading provider of hose and coupling solutions, is pleased to launch their new armless Cam & Groove product line - EZLink™.