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Acropolis Engineers Supports, Celebra...

Founder Terence Morrison Explains How Classes, Local Support from Wake Tech Led to Business Success Raleigh, NC, March 15, 2018 – Acropolis Engineers’ founder Terence Morrison, a 2006 North Carolina A&T Engineering grad, recently served as the keynote speaker for Wake Tech Ignite — an annual showcase recognizing the success of Wake Technical College’s students and [...]

Five Reasons Using An Outsourced Engi...

When you’re trying to complete a project on a specific time line or in tandem with other work, an outsourced team could give your company the extra bandwidth and skill it needs. Contracting engineering services is not uncommon. Finding the one that is a good fit and actually saves your company time, money and resources [...]

Who Invented That? – Brannock d...

Before 1925, the only accurate way to measure a foot was with a wooden block. Not surprisingly, that method did not work all that well and was often inconsistent. As the son of a shoemaker, Charlie Brannock grew up constantly thinking about feet. Then, as a young adult, he became fixated on figuring out an accurate way to measure them. While at Syracuse [...]

Who Invented That? – Bendable S...

In 1937, Joseph Friedman took his daughter to the local soda shop to enjoy a delicious milkshake. Since his daughter was so small and the straight paper straw stuck up so high, she had a hard time drinking her treat. Friedman, an engineer, knew he could solve this problem! He inserted a screw into the [...]

Who Invented That? – Soda Can P...

In 1959, Ernie Fraze was out on a picnic when he realized he forgot a can opener for the drinks.During this time, soda cans had to be opened the way tomato cans are today. With no tools at his disposal, he pried open the drinks with a car bumper. Not too long after, Fraze solved [...]

Seven Engineers You Might Not Know Wh...

It’s all too easy to forget how much impact engineers have on our day-to-day lives. From the time you wake up and turn on the lights to the time you take off your glasses before bed, engineers have touched essentially everything you came in contact with throughout your day. To honor these engineers and their [...]