Entries by Dave Grutzmacher

Can Onions Relieve Your Cold Symptoms?

The Pungent Bulb Is Gaining Popularity as a Natural Remedy to Stop the Sniffles In this “In The Mix” blog, we look at when onions were first used to treat ailments, and some ways they are used today to treat the common cold. We find this topic of interest given the increase in pharmaceuticals using […]

Is Color Changing Paint Fact or Fiction?

There has been much debate about whether this product actually exists In this ProQuip In The Mix Blog, we take a closer look at color changing paint, technologies it employs and its ability to actually change color. The debate regarding the existence of color changing paint centers around the definition of color-changing. For some, the […]

How Ethanol is Made

Most Associate Ethanol with Corn, but it can also be Made from Sugar Cane, Sugar Beets and Even Grass Spring is the perfect time to plan summer vacations. Many of those vacations are likely to be road trips. The vehicles used on most road trips are gasoline-powered cars, SUVs, minivans and trucks. There’s a good […]

Have You Changed Your Tank Agitator Gearbox Oil Lately?

Just like a car’s oil, the oil in your tank agitator gearbox should be changed regularly to extend its life, ensure efficient operation, and reduce the potential of unexpected failure   Expectations for today’s rotating equipment is long, trouble-free performance.  This includes gearboxes used in agitator drives.  A key element for gearbox performance is the […]

How to Winterize Your House with Caulk

Applying a Bead of Caulk Around Doors and Windows is an Easy Way to Prevent Chilly Air and Moisture from Entering Your Home Many long-range forecasts predict a bad winter across much of the U.S. in 2021-2022. How bad? The venerable Farmer’s Almanac says this winter will be one of the longest and coldest in […]

The Best Pumpkin Beers

There’s Nothing Better on a Cool Autumn Evening than a Warm Fire and a Frothy Beverage Made with Our Favorite Orange Gourd Many find Northeast Ohio to be one of the best locations in the U.S for autumn enjoyment. Trees put on a fantastic display of color, the air turns refreshingly cool and crisp and […]

2021 Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) in Review

I just returned from the Fuel Ethanol Workshop and Expo (FEW) in Des Moines, Iowa. The show was held in-person after a year hiatus due to COVID-19. The atmosphere felt relatively normal, and we saw many familiar faces. The cancellation of last year’s in-person FEW (it was held virtually) has been one of many pandemic-related […]