Book Review: "Start With Why" by Simon Sinek

Start With Why! Why should you start with WHY? What does it actually mean to start with WHY anyway? In his book "Start With Why", Simon Sinek pulls together powerful stories and examples of individuals who built wildly successful companies…

Book Review: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

In a recent post, we discussed creating a team and culture based around reliability. Reliability leads to consistency, stability, quality and most of all, happy customers. To follow up on this important topic, today we explore an incredible…
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Concert Lighting and Its Effect on The Concert Experience

There are many things that affect a concert experience. However, one thing in particular can affect everything from the mood of the audience to how interactive they feel with the artists on stage. Concert lighting is one of the most important…

Partnering with Electrical Engineer Steve French at Volt Vision

Volt Vision President Steve French has been designing electronics for over 25 years. Along with his vast experience and expertise, Steve also brings a deep passion for electronics with every project. According to the Volt Vision website: "Volt…

Build a Team and Culture Dedicated to Reliability

Reliability. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word reliability? Especially when dealing with a new vendor or sales person who declares themselves reliable? The Webster Definition of "Reliability" states:   1: the…

Helpful Suggestions to "Give Value First"

When looking for a new vendor, do you seek companies that "Give Value First"? Partnering with the right vendor delivers powerful results for your company. Improves productivity Increases profitability Enhances quality However,…
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Blogging Benefits for Manufacturers

Does blogging really work for manufacturers? In particular, for custom manufacturers? Are blogging benefits really worth the time and investment? Common questions that manufacturers ask when considering a blog strategy: Will blogging…
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: Outstanding Resource for Businesses

In a recent blog, we discussed an extremely hot topic: tariffs. However, we are still nursing a blog hangover from that one. After all, you need a PhD in Economics to fully understand everything going on with tariffs these days, right? Well,…
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E-Stewards: A Global Leader in Promoting Safe & Healthy Electronics Recycling

This post continues our blog series on recycling. In particular, the growing need for electronics recycling. Exploring electronics recycling led us to e-Stewards, a global leader in promoting safe and healthy electronics recycling. Click here…
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Walmart History: How Walmart Became What It Is Today

Walmart, The Unlikely Beginning Before there was a Walmart there was Walton’s 5&10. Sam Walton had previous retail experience. Therefore, Sam Walton opened the Walton’s 5&10 in Bentonville Arkansas. Why Bentonville of all…
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Struggling to Understand Tariffs? Check Out These Helpful Websites

Sometimes a word needs repeating several times to emphasize a point. For example, our topic today covers Tariffs, Tariffs, Tariffs! Another example of a repeating a word for emphasis includes the real estate war cry, "location, location location". Of…

Electronics Recycling

Last week we posted a blog on the Benefits of Recycling. As an electronics manufacturer, recycling plays an extremely important role in operations. Especially as the demand for electronics recycling continues to dramatically increase. Small…