Managed Service Provider Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Managed IT services have long been considered a low-value “commodity”—a necessity with offerings identical across providers. But this perception is changing, and managed service providers…

The Skills Gap and Manufacturing’s Evolving Workforce

It’s no surprise to industry insiders that manufacturing facilities have changed. No longer the dark and dirty caverns of Rust Belt glory days, today’s factories…

Industrial Parts: Is Replace vs. Repair the right decision?

Americans love anything that’s new. There’s an inherent appeal to the latest thing, from the hottest movie to the most recent health trend. We check…

CEO Jeff Owens Elected to Westminster College Board of Trustees

Fulton, MO – May 9, 2018  Jeff Owens ’87 of Peoria, Illinois, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  Owens…

4 Affordable Technology Upgrades to Improve Existing Equipment Performance

Older production equipment can pose a dilemma. On one hand, it represents a significant investment and continues to be a crucial part of the operation.…

Factory Maintenance in Food Processing: What’s Important Now

If you have anything to do with the food processing industry, you know today’s ever-changing and evolving consumer demands have fueled new product development and…

Five Best Practices for Improving Network Uptime in 2018

No one should wait for a medical crisis to learn how healthy they are—yet not so long ago, that was the prevailing attitude among many…

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