5 DIY Grilling Hacks for the Engineer in You

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CPS Grilling Hacks

With Memorial Day fast approaching, we’re pausing to remember those who have served and given their all. We’re also celebrating the freedom that their sacrifice has given us. One of the most popular ways of doing that is by getting together with friends and family, and firing up the grill. Here at Custom Powder, we’re

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Our Notes From The RAPID + TCT 2019 Additive Manufacturing Conference

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Image of notes from Additive Manufacturing Conference

We just returned from Detroit with our heads and hearts full of excitement for the additive manufacturing industry. Rarely have we seen such a neat combination of talent and passion! Because we pride ourselves not only on our work in the additive manufacturing space, but in our relationships and processes, we thought you might find

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Aseptic Isolation – The Time Is Now

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ICS - Aseptic Isolation

The meeting was held in December. Over 200 people attended a 2 1/2 day seminar hosted by the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE). The takeaway? The time had come for aseptic isolation to come into its own. The problem? The meeting happened in 1995. Flash forward to 2019 and we’ve only just begun to

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Napkin Sketches – The Story of Paul and the MRI

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CPS - Napkin Sketches

At Custom Powder, we believe in working with you every step of the way, from pencil to product. We realize that inspiration often strikes at the most inopportune times, and sometimes you just have to grab what’s in front of you and write it down. You’re not alone. Some of the greatest ideas in history

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Hey NASA – Need Some Help?

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Custom Powder Systems - NASA

Once in a while, we will read an article that reminds us of the challenges that face not only us, but also our customers. Since NASA has been a customer of ours in the past (did you know that moon rocks are handled inside of a gloved isolation box that was designed and built by

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Combatting Negative Stress in the Workplace

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Negative Stress Gauge

When you strive to give your work 100%, 100% of the time, it’s going to lead to stress. With our expertise in aseptic isolation, we know a thing or two about negative pressure. It doesn’t matter how much you love your job. At some point, things are going to get stressful. Deadlines, budgets, relationships, and

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CPS + MSHP: The Power of Positive Relationships

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CPS + MSHP: The Power of Positive Relationships

At Custom Powder Systems, we understand the power of positive relationships. Sometimes, though, we’re surprised at how they start. We’ve been fortunate to build a lasting, meaningful relationship with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and it all began with a car crash. You see, a few years ago, we asked the Missouri State Highway Patrol

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Custom Solutions for the Cannabis Industry

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Custom Cannabis Solutions

We love a challenge. When you make custom products, built to meet the needs of highly-specific markets, you have to love a challenge. We’ve kept a close eye on the emerging cannabis business and the challenges that it creates. Traveling to the MoCannBizCon + Expo gave us an opportunity to talk with many of you

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New Year. New Possibilities With Custom Powder Systems and Integrated Containment Systems.

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aseptic isolation by custom powder systems and integrated containment systems.

New Year. New possibilities.  2018 was a doozy. Budgets, trade deals, and steel tariffs steamrolled discussions and left many so focused on their restrictions, that they forgot to look at their opportunities.    Not this year.   2019 is now in full swing and all we see in front of us at Custom Powder Systems

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Custom Powder Systems and Integrated Containment Systems Have An In-House Testing Clean Room

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Clean Room Test Facility

So we have an in-house testing clean room… Right now, you might be thinking, “Good for you. But what does that mean for me?” Good question. A cleanroom ensures a stable, low particulate background to measure down to the lowest threshold of detectability of your products. Whether your product is hazardous to humans, combustible, pyrophoric,

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Year-End Buying Incentives

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Bin

End Of The Year Considerations… Did you reach out for a quote earlier this year, but haven’t yet followed through on placing the order? As 2018 draws to a close, CPS and ICS want to help you make the most of what’s left of your budget. Reasons why you place your order before the end

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Trade, Tariffs, and Tenacity – The Power of Solving Problems

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Art of Engineering Graphic

The clock is ticking. There’s been a lot of talk about trade and tariffs and this and that. Maybe too much talk. If you look under the shiny surface of sound bites and white noise, you see… surprise, surprise… that reports of manufacturing’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.  At Custom Powder Systems and Integrated Containment

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Bryan Lin: American Citizen and Project Manager Extraordinaire

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When Bryan Lin came to the U.S. from Taiwan in 2009, he couldn’t speak one word of English. “I couldn’t even go to McDonald’s and say, ‘I want the number 1.’” But one year of community college taught him the language … along with drafting & design. What does this mean to you? You’ll see…

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Custom Powder Gives WINGS to Gifted Children

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School Tour

“These kids are the engineers and designers of the future.” – Debbie Clary, Teacher for WINGS program Custom Powder Systems recently welcomed around 100 students from the WINGS program to tour our facility in Springfield, MO. WINGS stands for Working with the Individual Needs of Gifted Students. It’s a K-8th grade program that offers weekly classes

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4 Years, 2 Months, 15 Days…But who’s counting?

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  “How in the world do you do it?” It’s a question we hear often at Custom Powder Systems. Why? Because, as of today, we have gone four years, two months, and fifteen days without a lost time accident. We honestly had no idea that a streak like ours was uncommon – until representatives from

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