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  • What We’re Reading: 10/21/21
    by Charlie Barks on October 21, 2021 at 6:57 pm

    Click link, begin to think Electric Air-venue: How major cities with striking differences are assimilating to electrified public transit methods. By Somini Sengupta for the New York Times. NIBS ‘n Bits: New Board of Directors for Building Sciences association is laden with Biden appointees to further its green infrastructure role. Diversifying the Construction Industry. Battery

  • Opatz of Gold
    by Charlie Barks on October 21, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    Community staple bequeaths ownership to new family duo in Minnesota In Little Falls, Minnesota, a longstanding armature and rewind operation is being transferred from one family to another. In business since 1972, Opatz Electric Motor Services has been a community staple for surrounding Morrison County in upstate Minnesota, serving locals for everything from household troubleshooting

  • La Crosse-Collaboration
    by Charlie Barks on October 21, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    As part of National Manufacturing Day October 8, the Wisconsin National Guard participated in a useful cross-collaboration; working with Detroit-based Lift, a national manufacturing innovation institute supported by the Department of Defense, on an advanced manufacturing program. Teaming up with Western Technical College (La Crosse, Wisc.) and Lab Midwest (Mequod, Wisc.), Lift announced its “Operation

  • Energy Storage Gets Listed
    by Charlie Barks on October 21, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    ESS Inc. brings another renewable method to the big-time Foreshadowing for renewable energy’s prospects? It’s everywhere, and it’s usually positive. The latest case: ESS, Inc., the battery storage manufacturing company out of Wilsonville, Oregon, is now officially listed on the New York Stock Exchange. ESS began trading on the NYSE on Oct. 11 with the

  • Job Cuts in Iowa
    by Charlie Barks on October 21, 2021 at 6:12 pm

    TPI expected to lay off 700+ employees by end of year In an unpredictable economy, no industry is immune. Even if your company’s motto is “decarbonize & electrify”, as exemplified by the reported plans to close a central Iowa plant that produces wind turbines. TPI Composites is set to shut down its Newton, Ia., location

  • Small Businesses Suffer
    by Charlie Barks on October 14, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    Latest NFIB jobs report shows record workforce shortage The latest jobs report from advocacy group NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business) characterizes a difficult outlook for small business in the United States. According to the Washington, D.C., association’s September data, released October 7, fifty-one percent (seasonally adjusted) of small business owners reported job openings they

  • Blocks, Chains, Wires
    by Charlie Barks on October 14, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    A copper traceability project will use blockchain to study supply Blockchain technology is everywhere. The cryptocurrency method is now being used in a copper traceability project that aims to stabilize certain supply chain hindrances. This project involves the well-established wire and cable company, Southwire. Supporting its commitment to sustainability (aren’t we hearing that a lot

  • Mandate Musings
    by Charlie Barks on October 14, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    Upcoming deadline could stretch OSHA enforcement thin Oh, politics. Can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em…am I right? Like it or not, the looming deadline set by the White House mandating either vaccinations or negative tests for all federal workers—and many others, including all companies of over 100 employees, an estimated total of ~80

  • EASA Deadline 10/15
    by Charlie Barks on October 14, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    Solutions Expo applications for St. Louis due tomorrow! Applications for the 2022 EASA Solutions Expo are due by this Friday, October 15th (that’s tomorrow!) File your application at this link; it’s simple and shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes. This is the part of the year where EASA seems like it just happened, yet you

  • Find the Midpoint of this Pyramid
    by Charlie Barks on October 14, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    The answer to this equation = EIS X 75 EIS calls Atlanta home for its corporate offices. Besides that, well, you might as well call it a nationwide operation. The company continues to stack up facilities around the country on its way to becoming arguably the preeminent distributor in the United States. Its latest two

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