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Feature Story: What’s New from the American Welding Society?

Feature Story: What’s New from the American Welding Society?

September 8, 2015 No Comments

by D.D. Harwig, Chief Technology Officer, AWS and D. Hernandez, Education Development Director, AWS Welders and welding operators in the manufacturing industry work on aerospace, automotive, consumer industrial products, and defense applications, just to name a few. Welding is a special process: a process where critical quality aspects cannot be inspected. Welding has to be […]

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Cover Story: Emerging Technology Trends

Cover Story: Emerging Technology Trends

September 8, 2015 No Comments

by B Kyle This article is the first of two on the topic of emerging technologies. Any coach worth his or her salt will tell you that lesson #1 is to “keep your head up.” You’ve got to see the ice in front of you, track where your teammates are, and watch for the lanes […]

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Feature Story: Oil Recycling: An industrial perspective

Feature Story: Oil Recycling: An industrial perspective

July 7, 2015 No Comments

by Rich Wertenberger In 1992, the EPA classified used oil as a regulated waste and issued rules regarding its proper handling. The EPA requires used oil to be “recycled,” and specifically prohibits any other type of disposal. Today, a billion gallons of waste oil is collected every year, and four million gallons of that is […]

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Feature Story: The Sale: Proper Execution = More Cash

Feature Story: The Sale: Proper Execution = More Cash

July 7, 2015 No Comments

by Dan Mulvaney It makes sense that a well-run, successful business brings a higher price point when its owner decides to sell. Unfortunately, many business owners don’t understand the sale process itself, which can lead to mistakes that leave money on the table. For the typical Minnesota manufacturer that generates $15 million in annual revenue, […]

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