cleaning process

September 2017
Elephant in forest

Elephants and Cleaning Agents

A veteran salesman  tells reps to avoid four utterances. The first is “problem;” the second is “contract;” the third is “selling/signing up.”  And the forth is (drum roll, please!) … chemical (1).  Is a chemical more negative than hurricane, famine, or war? The chemical is the elephant in the room Chemicals are essential in manufacturing everything from turbines to precision […]
August 2017

Is it a Cleaning Step?

[Originally published July, 2005] Identifying the cleaning steps is not necessarily obvious, especially in multi-step processes. In fact, when we consult with our clients, particularly in troubleshooting projects, one of our first bits of detective work involves working our way through the build process and noting the cleaning steps. It is important to identify each activity that is actually serving […]
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