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Petroleum Product of the Week: High Heels

Long before powerful television policewomen were hitting the streets in surprisingly high heels while in the pursuit of bad guys (blister free!), men of history were strutting their stuff in heeled footwear. …But not really strutting all that well because these shoes weren’t actually... Read More

Could a Nylon Parachute Deliver Your Amazon Order?

What do parachutist Adeline Gray and Amazon have in common? Well, you’d be surprised. 75 years ago, on June 6, 1942, Adeline Gray made the first human jump with a nylon parachute. It took place at Brainard Field in Hartford, Connecticut. The Pioneer Parachute... Read More

Of Ships and Sea Monsters: What’s the Connection?

Ships are the reason a lot of us live where we live today. Early world explorers and settlers traveled for weeks and even months on boats looking for a new world. Looking for a place to start a new life. These vessels were constantly... Read More

Petroleum Product of the Week: Styrofoam

You hear the roar of a UPS truck and eagerly check the front porch. There they are, they’re finally here. New home theater speakers– the perfect addition to the entertainment system. You pull off the stubborn packaging tape and rip open the box only... Read More

DeVilbiss Air Compressor Restoration

The sound of an air compressor is part of my childhood. I grew up hearing the startup of the motor with the sometimes-squeak of the belt and having my dad use his air compressor to magically remove dirt from our clothes after an afternoon... Read More

These Industrial Absorbent Products Got You Covered

While there’s no use crying over spilled milk, but spilled oil is another story entirely. At PSC, we know that the world runs on industry and that all industry runs on a variety of oils, coolants, solvents, and fluids. They literally run the world. But here’s the... Read More

Petroleum Product of the Week: CDs

To this day, there are still certain bands that I will buy CDs for. Many people have switched to a 100% digital life, but nothing beats a tangible CD—or vinyl. I own physical copies of my favorite albums. I keep my favorite CDs in my... Read More

From Reservoir to Rig: The Petroleum Exhibit for Future Professionals

Over 35,000 petroleum engineers work in the United States each year. They work at drilling sites under the hot desert sun, in the cool air of the Arctic, and up against waves in the high seas. They’re also in laboratories doing research and conducting... Read More

How the Staatliches Bauhaus Fused Art and Industrial Design

 “If today’s arts love the machine, technology and organization, if they aspire to precision and reject anything vague and dreamy, this implies an instinctive repudiation of chaos and a longing to find the form appropriate to our times.” -Oskar Schlemmer The Art of Building... Read More

Petroleum Product of the Week: Porta-Potties

Porta-potty. Port-a-john. Jiffy-john. Honey pot. Porta-loo. Toi-toi … No matter what you call them, your business is their business. Nobody likes portable toilets. And those that do have clearly never had to use one at a music festival or county fair. Eww. Need I say... Read More
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