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4G to 5G
Vehicles – RF Engineering Technology
I had a nice discussion with Anirban Bose regarding trends he is seeing in RF ...
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Education
Consumer Electronics – Education and Certification
I had a nice conversation with Jia Rui Goh regarding the importance of education and ...
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Bert Miller Industry Insight
SCN – Industry Insight – Bert Miller
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtA-m4KChPA SCN’s Jim Guerrera had a nice conversation with Bert Miller, CEO of the MRINetwork. ...
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Six Sigma
Vehicles – Six Sigma
I had a nice conversation with Automotive Quality Engineer Stephen Koons regarding Six Sigma. Stephen ...
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What the Future Holds
Vehicle Sector – What the Future Holds
Vehicle Sector – What the Future Holds I had the pleasure of speaking with Dan ...
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SCN – Industry Insight
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gyE7KtsnRc SCN’s Jim Guerrera sat down with Don Gibeaut, Global Bar and Tubular Products Manager ...
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Team Talk - Brendan
SCN – Team Talk Brendan Moriarty
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4Rwb-E0BtY SCN’s Brendan Moriarty specializes in the Consumer Electronics Space. His specific client base consists ...
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Work From Home
The New Normal
The term New Normal gets used quite a bit, but I think it’s accurate because ...
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Market Shift
Vehicles – Market Shifts
I had a nice conversation with Joe Latorre, sales professional in the Vehicle space. He ...
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Material Handling
Material Handling
I had a nice conversation with Aleksandr Malin regarding the Material Handling Industry and he ...
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Team Talk - Gregg
SCN – Team Talk – Gregg Arneson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ilT9kftTUU SCN’s Gregg Arneson was born to serve. He serves the Automation Technologies Sector as ...
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Auto Software Testing
Vehicles – Model Based Software Testing
I had an interesting conversation with Lakshya Chadha regarding trends in model based software testing. ...
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Retention
Employee Retention During the Covid Pandemic
I had a nice conversation with Rodney Stewart recently and he shared some insight on ...
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Team Talk - Gene
SCN Team Talk – Gene Brady
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9XFBFGqWNw SCN’s Jim Guerrera and Gene Brady discuss Gene’s upbringing and the start to his ...
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Semiconductors
Vehicle Sector – Growth of Semiconductors
I had a nice conversation with Akihito Kimura recently and he shared some insight on ...
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Disinfectants
Industrial Products – Disinfectants
I had a nice conversation with Bill Frazier, National Sales Director with Clean Control Corporation. ...
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Decision Making
Engineering – Industry Insight
I had a nice conversation with component engineer, Gerald Velayo, regarding insight and advice to ...
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Adhesion
Manufacturing – Importance of Testing Materials Before Production
I had the pleasure of speaking with Rishabh Vedant recently regarding the importance of surface ...
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Frequency Drives
Automation – Frequency Drives
I had a nice discussion with Jon Smith regarding frequency drives in the automation and ...
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Manufacturing Operations
Gene Brady talks with Matt Tall about Manufacturing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jS2-a2jOEqM&feature=youtu.be Had an interesting discussion with manufacturing and operations professional Matt Tall, MBA, PMP about ...
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Semiconductor
Electronics – Trends In The Semiconductor Market
I recently connected with semiconductor expert Aniruddha Kolarkar regarding trends in the semiconductor market, and ...
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Finance & Mergers
Gene Brady talks Finance & Mergers with Jose Manuel Alejo Cantu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnzYNx0qNDQ
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Coding
Software – Investments For Increased Productivity
I had a nice conversation with Software Engineer and Product Manager, Jason Horine regarding trends ...
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It's the People
It’s the People
I had a nice conversation with Ron Zain regarding business and how to achieve efficiency ...
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Instrument Index
Manufacturing – Instrument Index
I had a nice conversation with Ramya Saroja Kandula regarding the importance of developing an ...
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Purge Welding
Purge Welding
I had a great conversation with Michaela Hess of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques regarding purge welding. ...
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SK - Software
Software – Trends and Insights
During a recent conversation with Dan Bridenbaugh, he shared some interesting insight and advice to ...
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Adapt or Get Passed
Adapt or Get Passed By
Most things in America are changing rapidly. Technological advances are exploding in all industries. The ...
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Hiring Great People
Software – The Critical Importance of Hiring Great People
I had the pleasure of speaking with Sr. IT Manager and Entrepreneur, David Loureiro, regarding ...
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Product Management
Engineering – Product Management
I had a nice conversation with Kofi Appiah  regarding his perspective on those who pursue ...
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Gene Discussed with Eric Hatty
Gene Brady Discusses
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opef0XZqxjA Gene Brady has an interesting talk with Eric Hatty, senior executive in the vehicles ...
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Stable and Growth
Semiconductor – Stable and Growing
I had a nice conversation with Stephan Schwarzkopf regarding the semi-conductor space. Stephan shared an ...
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Increasing Social Distancing
Increasing Social Distancing Does Not Mean it is Time to Relax at Work
As a country, America has not responded well to handling COVID-19, and the cases are ...
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Communication
IT – Communication Skills Are A Must
SCN’s Dennnis Dean had a great conversation with Lanna Brasure who’s a Software Engineer at ...
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Resident Engineer
Vehicles – Resident Engineering Positions
I really enjoyed my conversation with Athar Shah, an experience Vehicle Sector Resident Engineer. Athar ...
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Software Trends and Insights
Software – Trends and Insights
During a recent conversation with Dan Bridenbaugh, he share some interesting insight and advice to ...
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Alan Manna - Discussion
Gene Brady discusses Infotainment with Alan Manna
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5DHnws80Zo Gene Brady has a discussion with Alan Manna, senior executive in the automotive industry, about ...
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Smart as Geese
If We Could Only Be As Smart as Geese
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAWcOwv0wFc I was fortunate enough to be a member of the University of Notre Dame ...
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SP - Electrification
Vehicle Sector – Electrification
I had a nice conversation with Steven Cong regarding electrification in the vehicles sector. He ...
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Dan Hazards
Chemical Hazard Detection
I had a nice conversation with Randy Perlis, owner of HazChem, LLC regarding hazardous detection ...
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Jim - Contribute
For Great Things to Happen, Everyone Must Contribute
https://youtu.be/Wt1xB3Kfc0U It’s been a wild ride over these past few months! Because of Covid-19 and ...
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Matt Testing
Importance of Testing Materials Before Production
I had the pleasure of speaking with Rishabh Vedant recently regarding the importance of testing ...
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Metalworking Insight
Trends in the Metalworking Sector
I had a great conversation with Brent Beistel, President of Beistel Machining, Inc. regarding trends ...
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Jack Golf
You Can Learn from Your Children
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGBjHCL-3dk The Finish to the 2019 – 2020 School Year was Brutal My son, Jack ...
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Gregg - Automation
A SCN inside look with Gregg Arneson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do0I5XOTXq4 #SCNrecruiting  #automation
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Jim - Inside Look
A SCN inside look with Jim Guerrera
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdSkt71029o #SCNrecruiting
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Chad - Inside Look
A SCN inside look with Chad Harkelroad.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBT4PK06Q44 #SCNrecruiting #automation
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Inside Look - Brendan
A SCN inside look with Brendan Moriarty.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6E9UgNsAkY #SCNrecruiting #consumerelectronics  #mechanicalcomponents
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Desk Activity
SCN Inside Look – Matt Hannah and a Broad Look at Desk Activity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2taDl7zxBY #SCNrecruiting  #manufacturingrecruiting  #manufacturing  #engineering  #vehicles  #automotive
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Automation IT
IT and Software Engineering Management Positions
I had a nice conversation with Engineering Leader, Ed Magalski, regarding insight into engineering management ...
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Manufacturing Beat
Drew Stoutenburg provides a nice update on the Manufacturing Beat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gs8Ok10TnI #SCNrecruiting  #manufacturing  #manufacturingrecruiter  #manufacturingrecruiting
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Justin - Industrial Product
SCN Inside Look – Justin Misaras and Industrial Products Market Activity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC3V3WklucM #SCNrecruiting  #IndustrialProductsRecruiting  #cuttingtools  #metalworking  #welding
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Dennis - IT Video
SCN Inside Look – Dennis Dean and Some IT Activity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86xtEbfjj9k #SCNrecruiting  #IT  #ITrecruiting
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Lean Manufacturing
Lean Manufacturing
I had the pleasure of speaking with Ramya Saroja Kandula regarding lean manufacturing and she ...
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Judy Quality Standards
Quality and Standard Operating Procedures
I had a nice conversation with Martin Keenan regarding Quality and Standard Operating Procedures. According ...
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Justin - Heating Up
SCN’s Justin Misaras provides a nice market update – things are heating up!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12woMNqKZhE #SCNrecruiting  #industrialproducts  #metalworking  #cuttingtools
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Jim - Need to to Better
All of Us Can and Need to Do Better
Grab a pet, or hug a family member.  Tell someone you love them. It’ll make ...
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Drew - Manufacturing
Drew Stoutenburg shares some great insight regarding additive manufacturing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaRHbWEjT74 #SCNrecruiting  #manufacturing  #additivemanufacturing 
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Growth of Embedded Power
Electronics – Growth of Embedded Power Products
I had a nice conversation with electronics veteran Mike Biggs regarding trends in the electronics ...
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Dan - Candidates Hiring
Industrial Products – Candidates are Being Hired
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOpHg8L_pyw SCN’s Dan Ramon is considered by many to the be one of the Top ...
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Santosh Anishetty - Interview
Current State of Vehicles Mobility and Looking Forward
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjo2DiqD3VQ
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Fred - Purchasing
Global Purchasing – Industry Dynamics
I had the pleasure of speaking recently with experienced Automotive Purchasing Executive Kath Vigars regarding ...
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Justin - Conference
Industrial Products – Interviews and Offers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrxUCGmKjnc SCN’s Justin Misaras continues to impress, and has become a leading Industrial Products Search ...
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Keep shooting
It’s OK To Go Cold, But Keep Shooting
A basketball team consists of a variety of players where each player has a different ...
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Automation & Robots
Automation and Robots – Quick Look at the Future
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufuf6cBNJK8 #SCNrecruiting  #automation  #robots
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Matt - Manufacturing Facility
Manufacturing Facilities – Opening Up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykBKfcxGvh0 SCN’s Matt Hannah shared some insight on the vehicle plants opening back up for ...
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Gene - Bob Lipka
Supply Chain Disruption – Vehicles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BWwxWm_CSA SCN’s Gene Brady had a nice conversation with Bob Lipka regarding the Vehicle Sector ...
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Justin - Team Player
Justin Misaras – The Ultimate Team Player
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kthrI3IAb1A
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Mother's Day
Mother’s Day Career Lessons
The career path that my Mom pursued shows that anything is possible for people who ...
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Gene - Eyes
On Video, (Don’t) Look Me in the Eye
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFQf9hbhLqc SCN’s Gene Brady offers some terrific insight on speaking into the video camera, which ...
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Gregg - insight video
Automation Industry Insight
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHNboy_P4ZI SCN’s Gregg Arneson provides a nice update on what is happening in the broad ...
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MH - Sensors
Manufacturing – Advances in Technology and Instrumentation
Manufacturing – Advances in Technology and Instrumentation I had a nice conversation with Ramya Saroja ...
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Jim - Graduation
Children Leading by Example
This past week was National Commitment Day, a day for high school seniors to announce ...
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SK - Software
Software – Embedded Engineering
I had a nice conversation with Embedded Software Engineer, Emil Peter regarding insight about software ...
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FH - Wire Harness
Purchasing – Should Cost Modeling
I had a nice conversation with Bryan Dickinson and he has some interesting view points ...
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Jim - SCN
Life Goes on and So Should Business
It was important as a society to take a position of extreme caution when COVID-19 ...
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JS - Manufacturing
Manufacturing Core Value – Voice of the Customer
I had the pleasure of speaking with Lee Arrowood recently regarding quality in the manufacturing ...
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BM - Die Cut
Mechanical Components – Attitude Is Everything in Business
I had a pleasant exchange recently with Raul Silva, who has had Business Development experience ...
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SP - Antenna
Vehicle Antennas
I had a nice conversation with Siddharth Goswami, an early career RF / Antenna Engineer, ...
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FH - Oil
Vehicles – Raw Material Purchasing
I had a nice conversation with Automotive purchasing veteran Mike Duckworth regarding pricing in the ...
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Jim - Ok we can do this
OK Business World, We Can Do This
March 16, 2020. That’s the day it hit me, COVID-19 was going to disrupt the ...
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SB - Packaging
Packaging Sector – Market Activity
I had the pleasure of speaking with packaging sales and operations manager Rodney Aftuck and ...
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DR - Grinding
Grinding Market Insight
I had the pleasure of speaking with Brian Hackman, Director of Operations with Tru-Edge Grinding ...
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SK-Data
Software – Data Analytics
I had a nice conversation lately with Zhiyu Chen, an Analytics Process Manager who shared ...
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DD-IT in More Demand
IT – More In Demand Than Ever
I had a nice conversation recently with Phil Bailey with Info-Tech Research Group, an IT ...
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MH-Manu
Manufacturing – Technology
I had a nice conversation with Luke Allen recently regarding the importance of using technology ...
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BM-Innovations
Innovation in this Time of Uncertainty
It is common knowledge in normal times that to succeed long term in business, companies ...
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JS - Insight Quality
Manufacturing Quality – Mutually Beneficial Values – Employers, Recruiters and Candidates
Search Consulting Network’s (SCN) Judy Schuetz had a discussion with a West Michigan manufacturing, quality, ...
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SP- Insight
Memory Chips – Increasing Capacity
During a recent conversation with Brian Garza, he shared some insight regarding trends in the ...
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Jim - Focused
Are You Staying Focused?
The fundamental challenge that we have as individuals in managing our lives through the COVID-19 ...
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Susan - Insight - MOSFET
Trends in Power Electronics
Susan Perris recently had a conversation with Jim Lund, an experience Electrical Engineer, about trends ...
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Fred - Insight - Purchasing
Purchasing and Supply Chain – Dual Sourcing to Overcome Coronavirus Challenges
I spoke recently with Doug Huffine who has experience as a Senior Sourcing Manager at ...
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New EU, Regulations, Will Require More Investment/Accountability for Sellers.
Brendan Moriarty recently caught up with Electronics Hardware OEM Director of Engineering Chris Novak who ...
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Samson - Automation Insight
Automation – The Future
Samson Kakos, SCN Practice Leader for Software and Technology Positions in the Automation Technologies space, ...
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Judy - Quality Insight
Manufacturing – Engagement at the Production Team level and Quality at the Source (QAS).
Keith Belevender, Global Director of Quality, shared some excellent insight regarding “Quality at the Source” ...
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JS - Market
Vehicles – Adjusting to Market Changes
Joe Greco, Quality and Commercial Manager with Cleveland Cliffs, shared some interesting insight with Judy ...
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Susan - 5G
Vehicle Electronics – 5G
Susan Perris, SCN Practice Leader for Vehicle Electronics, discovered some interesting insight from Sajjad Abazari, ...
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JM - Insight - Genz
Manufacturing – Managing the Future Generations
Industry veteran Edward Jaeck who has excellent experience working for companies such as Lowell, Inc., ...
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Matt - Insight Manufacturing
Manufacturing – Statistical Process Control
Matt Hannah received some insight from Mihir Patel, an extremely well-versed manufacturing professional. According to ...
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Judy - Insight Quote
Vehicles – Adjusting to Market Changes
Joe Greco, Quality and Commercial Manager with Cleveland Cliffs, shared some interesting insight with Judy ...
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Susan - Insight Manu
Vehicles – Electronic Tier Suppliers
Ross Snyder shared some insight with Susan Perris regarding the electronics manufacturing space. He stated, ...
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Susan - Display Insight
Vehicles – Displays
Susan Perris had an excellent conversation with Antonio Venegas recently regarding the trends with displays ...
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Justin - Insight -March
Manufacturing – Trends in Technology
Justin Misaras had a nice conversation with Steve Gutman, an industry veteran having experiences working ...
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Gene - Rivian
Ramping up at Rivian
Gene Brady went for a tour of the HQ of Rivian Automotive, an American electric ...
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Dan - Insight Protection
Industrial Manufacturing – Fall Protection
Matt Proctor, VP of Sales and Marketing for Fall Protection systems, shared some terrific insight ...
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Vehicle Manufacturing – The Future of Machining
Drew Stoutenburg had a nice conversation with Gary Christoson regarding machining in the future transportation ...
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Software Sector – Importance of Hardware
Samson Kakos had a nice conversation recently with Research Engineer Jiajun Duan regarding insight and ...
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Automation – Mobile Robots
Gregg Arneson had a nice conversation with Nicholas Temple regarding the mobile robotics space. According ...
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Dennis - Information Technology
Information Technology Sector – Importance of IT
Dennis Dean had the pleasure of speaking with Tim Unti, Senior Enterprise Account Executive at ...
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Fred Insight - Corona Virus
Vehicle Purchasing – China, Corona Virus
Fred Heegan reports that North American based Automotive Purchasing Managers and Directors all have quickly ...
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Dan Insight - Dry Ice Blasting
Dry Ice Blasting
Jamie Thompson, owner of Excel Dry Ice Blasting, shared some interesting insight with Dan Ramon ...
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Stacey Insight - Infotainment
Vehicles – Detroit is becoming the Silicon Valley of the Midwest
Stacey Bernson had an interesting discussion with Robert Wolf, Global Program Manager with Aptiv recently ...
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Matt - Manufacturing
Manufacturing – Pick by Light Systems
Mihir Patel shared some interesting thoughts with Matt Hannah during a recent conversation regarding the ...
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Samson - Software
Software Sector – Importance of Continuously Improving Skills
Samson Kakos had the pleasure of speaking with Don Wilde, Principal Engineer at Star Drive ...
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Susan - Insight Connectors
Vehicle Electronics – Connectors
Susan Perris recently spoke with Greg Pratt, a 25 year veteran in the connector space, ...
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Judy Insight - Quality
Vehicles – Quality
Judy (Frye) Schuetz had a nice conversation with Gene Rodriguez regarding the Vision, Mission, an ...
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Stacey - Insight
Vehicle OEM Sales – Strategy
Stacey Bernson had a nice conversation with Mark Spindler, Vice President of Sales KERN-LIEBERS regarding ...
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Brendan - Consumer Insight
Consumer Electronics – Piezoelectric applications in Active Noise Cancellation
Brendan Moriarty recently connected with Suraj Raval Graduate Research Assistant in the Mechanical Engineering Department ...
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Justin - Metalworking
Industrial Manufacturing – Industrial Magnets
Justin Misaras had a nice conversation with Kevin Beckerdite, Product Manager with Walker Magnetics Group. ...
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Judy - Quality Control
Manufacturing Teamwork – Quality and Production
Judy (Frye) Schuetz gained some interesting insight from Dennis B Murphy, a Quality Engineer with ...
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Susan - Electronics
Vehicles – Actuators
Susan Perris has some interesting insight to share from the “Markets and Markets” report in ...
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Justin - Metalworking
Manufacturing Insight – High Precision Manufacturing
Justin Misaras had a nice conversation with David Eizelman, most recently the President of KYOCERA ...
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Matt - Logistics
Advances in Commercial Vehicle Technology – Camera Systems and Steering Aids
Matt Hannah had a nice conversation with Jaimit Aggarwal of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC ...
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Dan - Safety
Industrial Manufacturing – Safety
Denny Doyle, QSSP, National Sales Manager with Edge Eyewear, shared some interesting insight with Dan ...
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Brendan - Consumer
Electronics – The Drive for Innovation in Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
Brendan Moriarty had a nice conversation with Steve Stanley of Sateco Group regarding precision silicone ...
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Susan - Infotainment
Vehicle Electronics – ADAS
Susan Perris had a nice conversation with Tameru Addis, a hardware engineer with ZF Group ...
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Dan - Industrial
USA Manufacturing – Industry Insight
Brian Krebs with Vallen, offered some excellent insight regarding their place in the manufacturing world. ...
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Justin - Metalworking
Machine Tools – Market Insight
Justin Misaras had the pleasure of speaking with Arnold Latzke, National Sales Manager with Pioneer ...
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Stacey - Hybrid
Vehicles – EVs and HEVs
Derek Ochodnicky with KERN-LIEBERS shared some interesting insight with Stacey Bernson Bernson regarding the disruption ...
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Dan - Industrial
Safety – Gloves
Dan Ramón had a nice conversation with Joe Geng, Vice President with Superior Glove regarding ...
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Drew - Manufacturing
PPG Industries – A Prominent Global Manufacturing Company
A company that is well positioned for the future is PPG Industries. Matt Kinsinger shared ...
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Matt - Automotive
Data Analytic Methods – Gage R&R
Avinash Malavalli shared some interesting insight with Matt Hannah regarding Data Analytic Methods that help ...
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Global Supply Chain Discussion with John Begg
Manufacturing – Global Supply Chain Discussion with John Begg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sD8MYHaIiys Jim Guerrera discussion with John Begg, Director of a Global Supply Chain organization. John ...
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SCN - Dale Glubrecht interview with Executive Director Gene Brady
SCN – Dale Glubrecht interview with Executive Director Gene Brady
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYoKo8X-d4g Executive Director Gene Brady had an interesting conversation with Dale Glubrecht on the state ...
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