the systems view blog

Applying our perspective to industry topics and trends

September 28, 2017

Safe from Sound Training: Educating & Empowering Equipment Users

Did you know that about 90% of lab accidents are caused by operator error, with another main cause being improper use of equipment? What steps can organizations take to keep their users protected, particularly in R&D and similarly structured environments where they are interacting with gas handling equipment on a less frequent basis?

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August 31, 2017

How Industry 4.0 is Making Semiconductor Fabs Even Smarter

If you’re in the manufacturing space, you’ve probably heard rumblings about Industry 4.0: the next industrial revolution that will reshape manufacturing through the creation of “smart factories”. But what does it really mean for companies already implementing highly advanced manufacturing techniques, like those in the semiconductor industry? We take a closer look.

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June 30, 2017

Human Machine Interfaces: Designed with People in Mind

In today’s increasingly automated world, those working in industrial, manufacturing, and research environments interact with machines constantly. Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) refer to all of the touchpoints that occur between a person and a machine, and proper HMI design is critical to enabling safe, optimized operation and monitoring of systems that power advanced processes. Effective […]

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May 31, 2017

Striving for Excellence in Operations is the AES Way

A company’s products or services are only as good as the operations that support it. To be successful, companies must have robust, standardized operational processes in place, and a team of motivated and talented individuals prepared to effectively execute them. In addition to these important factors, you’ll see that winning organizations also embrace change and […]

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April 28, 2017

The Art of System Component Selection, Down to a Science

Here at AES, there is nothing “standard” about our line of gas delivery equipment solutions. This fact is true not just for our custom-engineered Applied Solutions, but for our standard SEMI-GAS® and VERSA-GAS™ systems as well. Our talented team of mechanical, chemical, materials, and electrical engineers sizes and specs each component of our standard lines […]

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March 30, 2017

Supporting Innovation at Brookhaven National Laboratory: A Closer Look

National laboratories are responsible for various, high-stakes government R&D projects that are critical to the advancement of our nation. These labs are hubs of data and innovation, making key discoveries in science and technology that aim to create better and brighter futures. The complicated experiments run within these laboratories often require the use of a […]

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December 20, 2016

Looking Back to Move Ahead: A Year in Review of Gas Delivery Trends

As we look ahead to 2017, the outlook appears exciting for our industry and for many of the markets we serve. To make the most of these new opportunities, it is important to look back at what has worked well for the gas delivery industry over the last year, and continue to strengthen and build upon those successes.

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November 30, 2016

Supporting the Community that Supports Us

During this time of year, it is important to take the time to reflect on what we are grateful for and to celebrate the things that add positivity to our lives, both on a personal and professional level. Here at AES, we are incredibly grateful for our dedicated team members, our valued customers and partners, […]

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