Volume XVI, Issue 1 - January 2018
Rugged critical cleaning and surface preparation processes can keep your manufacturing process ahead of the competition. Contact us at BFK Solutions. We help you thrive in fast-changing times.Contact Us
Rosie, Robots, and Critical Product Cleaning
Barbara Kanegsberg, BFK Solutions
Everyone in manufacturing – men and women - can benefit from the experiences of “Rosie the Riveter,” an icon of the World War II era. I was reminded of Rosie while reading a thought-provoking article on LinkedIn that reviews fifty ideas to watch this year. Some trends are disturbing in terms of manufacturing, critical cleaning, productivity, and job security.
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Is your career in danger of being automated out of existence?
Will your manufacturing activities lose relevance in the near future? Read on to learn about predicted problems. Even better: discover solutions!
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER
Parts Cleaning Conference and Expo
Ed and Barbara Kanegsberg are pleased to participate in the Parts Cleaning Conference and Expo, April 2 – 420019 in Cleveland OH. Check out the current lineup of speakers
We will do two presentations. Hear us discuss “Fixtured Success” before lunch and “Look before you Leap” after lunch on Wed April 3rd. We will also have a booth at the Expo. Stop by to say hello and ask questions.
Learn by doing!
The next Product Quality Cleaning Workshop (PQCW) at Sam Houston State University is May 13 – 14, 2020. Ed and Barbara Kanegsberg of BFK Solutions will again team with Darren Williams of SHSU. It’s fun, intensive, and gets you in great shape to make your cleaning process – and your manufacturing facility – shine. Stay tuned for more information. Find a quick recap of the 2018 Workshop at
From a PQCW participant:
“Since taking the class I have frequently referred to the class slides and benefitted from my new cleaning consultant and testing relationships.”
Chris W. (Corning, Inc.)
Critical Cleaning Handbook – a must for Superior Product Cleaning
Order your copy of The Handbook for Critical Cleaning Second Edition, Volume 1: Cleaning Agents and Systems and Volume 2: Applications, Processes, and Controls, B. Kanegsberg and E. Kanegsberg, editors, CRC Press 2011. Options: hardbound, paperbound, and electronic formats.