Growing high-tech salads

Issue 05/2018 Advanced technology helps grow produce in cities

LEDs provide the lighting plants need to grow. Sensors measure temperature and humidity levels. Robots harvest and package produce. This could represent the future for growing fruit and vegetables in a niche industry known as vertical farming.  More...

Waste not, want not!

As the amount of electronic and electrical equipment waste (e-waste) generated each year continues to increase, the work accomplished by the IEC becomes ever more essential in helping manufacturers...

From IEC Young Professional to President of the IEC National Committee of Sweden

Last April, Stina Wallström was elected President of Svensk Elstandard (SEK), the IEC National Committee of Sweden. In this position, Wallström is responsible for guiding the national committee...

How tech savvy leaders stay ahead of the game

Rapid advances in technology are changing how we live and work and along with this, the expectations of people and businesses.

Providing safety solutions for hazardous areas

I recently attended an international conference in Barcelona. The event was about safety solutions and, among other topics, it also dealt with hazardous areas. For me, as the IECEx Chair, there were...