The State of Manufacturing Tour Delivered a Powerful Message

Posted on March 24th, 2017
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The motto, “Be the Solution,” resonates following the now completed 2017 State of Manufacturing Tour by the National Association of Manufacturers and its C.E.O., Jay Timmons. The tour recognized that the manufacturing industry in the United States is once again in the limelight and a hot topic of conversation. The importance of the industry in our everyday American lives is evident, from the products it produces, to the families it feeds, to providing a necessity for our economic strength nationally and internationally. The tour began this year in the Emerson facility in Austin, Texas and concluded in Madison, Wisconsin. N.A.M.’s goal is to help motivate the current state of affairs towards truly innovative and lasting change for the industry that gives workers job security and the tools needed to succeed in the industrial job market. N.A.M., led the tour this…

Fights, Controversy, and Excitement at The Daytona 500

Posted on March 16th, 2017
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A race car comes across the finish line with a rear-view mirror missing, and the decals rubbed off on the sides–The spitting image of this year’s Daytona 500 race where car number 41 with driver Kurt Busch leading the Monster-sponsored team. This year’s race was a spectacle of pileups and mishaps that were entertaining for fans. There was a 17-car pileup on lap 128 caused by a car crash on the backstretch. This win is a big one for Busch, who has tried and failed 17 times before. Two years ago, you wouldn’t have expected this win for him, but after jump starting his career and giving it his all, he has finally won the Daytona 500. Following him in second place is Ryan Blanely, who was .228 seconds behind him. The excitement this year at the Daytona 500 was…