Engineering 10 of Your Favorite Candies

candy pattern

What makes bubblegum pop? What makes sour gummy worms sour? Find out in these videos, which give a fascinating view into the science and engineering of candy making. 1. Lollipops How many licks to get to the center? These folks…


Engineering Pop Rocks

Pop Rocks open packets

How One Chemist Created a Classic Candy: If you’re a child of the 70s, or any decade after for that matter, you’ve probably had Pop Rocks. There’s something unique and exciting about a candy you can hear fizzle in your…


Get to Know Your CADENAS PARTsolutions Team: Scott Rachel

Meet Scott Rachel, Your Western Regional Sales Manager! Scott is the Western Regional Sales Manager at CADENAS PARTsolutions. He’s been in the manufacturing and B2B space for nearly 20 years and has worked with manufacturers and distributors of all sizes.…


Get to Know Your CADENAS PARTsolutions Team: Allison Williams

Allison Williams

Allison is a Business Development Representative at CADENAS PARTsolutions. She has experience in accounts receivable, marketing, and sales. She’s also worked at Walt Disney World as a College Program cast member. As a Business Development Representative, Allison will be ins…


How Will Virtual and Augmented Reality Change Manufacturing?

Factory: Female Industrial Engineer Wearing Virtual Reality Head

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced a new app that he hopes will change the workplace and the internet. Horizon Workrooms, Facebook’s new virtual meeting app, allows colleagues to meet remotely with virtual reality (VR) headsets and avatars. Unlike traditional…


Which Iron Man Suit Is the Best?

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“Honestly, it’s impossible.” “Tony Stark was able to build this in a cave with a box of scraps!” “Well, I’m sorry. I’m not Tony Stark.” — “Iron Man” (2008) What seems impossible is never impossible for Tony Stark. He went…


Engineering Captain America’s Shield

Captain America's Shield

“That thing does not obey the laws of physics at all!” Maybe to you, Spider-Man, but who says we can’t follow the laws of physics and still become superheroes? YouTuber Jake Laser turned himself into a real Avenger without gamma…


What Is BIM

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What Is BIM, and How Can It Help Architects? In April 2019, Holy Week had just begun when a fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral. Pedestrians watched as flames quickly tore through the structure and ripped down its iconic…


NBA Teams Use Data Science to Engineer the Perfect Team

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When a nerd gets pushed into their locker by the captain of the high school basketball team, neither one is probably thinking that they’ll be coworkers one day. But nerds have been key behind-the-scenes players in helping those jocks win…