Archive for August 5, 2018

6 Changes Facing Modern Retail

Written by Small Business Magazine on August 5th, 2018. Posted in Control messaging, Custom price tags for retail, Retail price label software

Retail stores have to be responsive to trends and changes in consumers purchasing habits. In some ways, the digital revolution is changing everything quickly and it’s important that marketing budgets take the digital world and connectivity seriously. But while it may seem that retail price tags and shelf tags are a thing of the past, the reality is that shoppers are still making about 82% of their buying decisions when they’re already in the store. More than this, nearly 95% of retail sales are taking place within a brick-and-mortar space rather than online. Yet things are changing and it’s important to understand how. What is the future of retail price tags and distribution methods? How do you strengthen your brand and control messaging while balancing the different demands and preferences of a changing world? Here is some of what you need to know.

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What is Induction Heating and Why Is It Important

Written by Small Business Magazine on August 5th, 2018. Posted in Induction furnace for sale, Induction melting, Steel metling furnace

Induction heating machines, from the induction furnace to the induction forge, are absolutely critical to manufacturing. One of the main uses for an induction forge is to make steel, 50% of which is used in building and infrastructure construction and another 13% in making cars and trucks. Another 16% of our world’s steel will go to manufacturing and robotics. This makes the induction forge a critical step in the manufacturing process from government infrastructure projects to the most advanced aerospace rockets.

What is Induction Heating?

Induction heating is a very reliable process for hardening metal. An alternating electric current is applied to a transformer which creates an alternating magnetic field. This magnetic field creates a circulating eddy of current that flows against any material that is resistant to electricity. This flow and resistance together create heat because of the internal friction, yet there is no contact between the inductor and what is being heated