Report By Times Union: Price Chopper Is Set To Join Actasys In Product Testing

A technology initially aimed at making jetliners more efficient by directing the flow of air may someday help the Price Chopper supermarket chain and other shippers squeeze more mileage out of delivery trucks. Developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, small devices called air-jet actuators are part of $4.3 million in state research funding announced this week for 17 different projects across the state meant to reduce the enviromental footprint of trucks, cars, trains, subways and airports.

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