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Panel Builder/Electrician in our Assembly Department. This full-time position requires the ability to wire electrical panels and related items per customer schematics as well as the ability to do all types of electrical work including new machines, sub assemblies and rebuild-type work. Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the basic and advanced electrical […]

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Why Buying Goods Made in the U.S. Makes Good Business Sense

Manufacturing has been a hot topic lately. The economic crisis in our country, in Europe, and in China has focused attention on finding ways to reduce expenses for all industries. In manufacturing, scrutiny of the supply chain and manufacturing locations opens up avenues to cut costs and improve productivity. This topic is discussed in depth […]

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Timing Matters

In life, timing does matter. How many times have you thought that you were at the right (or wrong) place at the right (or wrong!) time? We’ve all felt like that and there are times when you have no control over timing. But sometimes there is a measure of control even if you have to […]

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What has Shale Gas Done for American Manufacturing?

A lot. We’ve seen the impact on lower manufacturing costs and increased employment but a new report from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) finds the positive benefits of the “shale effect” may be greater than anyone realized. Because of the increases in shale gas production the energy landscape has tilted in our favor. The reduction in energy […]

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New Year, New Opportunities: 4 Manufacturing Trends to Expect for 2015

With the New Year here, now is the time to look back on past challenges and past success—but even more importantly, look ahead toward the future. The manufacturing industry is still seeing continued growth, innovation, and rebirth. U.S. manufacturing is more competitive than ever, and the economy is responding accordingly. But the landscape changes practically […]

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Aging Equipment Could Reverse Manufacturing’s Recovery

  There’s a universal fact that all American manufacturers can celebrate: in recent years, the industry has made an incredible comeback. Reshoring steadily continues, while manufacturers of all sizes are making the decision to start from scratch on American soil. Productivity and innovation are at record highs, and the industry is significantly competitive. However, there’s […]

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5 Ways Young People Can Prepare for Rewarding Manufacturing Careers

In our last blog, we discussed the manufacturing industry’s skilled labor shortage—the fact that 600,000 manufacturing jobs are currently unfilled, while the majority of manufacturing companies report a major shortage of workers, and expect it to get worse. While manufacturing in America is a source of great pride, great innovation, and great careers, not enough […]

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Bridging the Manufacturing Skills Gap: The Key to Our Country’s Prosperity

Manufacturing: the backbone of the economy, and the life source of American consumers. It’s responsible for every single thing we rely on daily, from the food we eat to the electronics we count on to the medical devices that save lives. Consider these statistics[1]: In 2013, manufacturers contributed $2.08 trillion to the economy Manufacturers in […]

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Celebrating, Promoting, and Encouraging American Manufacturing

When you think about American manufacturing, the industry that is truly the backbone of our economy, and the reason behind all of the innovation and technology that exists today, consider these facts: “In 2013, manufacturers contributed $2.08 trillion to the American economy Manufacturers in the United States are the most productive in the world, far […]

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Why aren’t More Women in Manufacturing?

Here in the manufacturing industry, there is a new segment of workers that is being targeted. That is, more companies are looking at how to attract women to take on manufacturing-related jobs. Historically, manufacturing has been a male-dominated field, with men taking the majority of positions in technical fields and industries for many years. Now, […]

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