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Is Machining ‘Essential’?

With COVID-19 came ‘the lockdown.’ Businesses were ordered to shutter their doors unless they were deemed ‘Essential.’ Who decides what is ‘Essential?’ On what basis are those decisions made? Is machining ‘essential?’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provided states with an outline of recommended businesses that fit the model [...]

By |2021-04-08T11:49:17-05:00April 8th, 2021|

On Time Delivery

“On-Time Delivery” is essential from trucking companies to machining companies Any trucking company worth its salt advertises “On-Time Delivery.” If the truckers can’t get it there on time, what’s the point? Or should you just change you schedule to fit whenever the truck happens to arrive? What if the parts or materials you’ve ordered [...]

By |2021-04-01T09:04:57-05:00March 31st, 2021|

Super Bowl LV Brought to You by Machinists Everywhere

Did you watch the Super Bowl Sunday? Great game, eh? Well, it was a great game if you were rooting for Tom Brady and the Bucs, anyhow. But did you see anyone out there cheering for the machinists who made it all possible. Take away the machinists and what would the limited crowd have [...]

By |2021-03-22T14:17:31-05:00March 16th, 2021|

Thanksgiving Offers Opportunity to Recharge Batteries in the Days of COVID

Grocery stores are reporting that they’re selling smaller turkeys this year. Clearly, with the coronavirus, people are not having their customary Thanksgiving events with large gatherings. That’s understandable; we all need to take precautions to slow the spread of COVID. But we don’t want to surrender to the disease either. Hopefully, the virus hasn’t adversely [...]

By |2021-03-22T14:45:07-05:00December 17th, 2020|