Kadant Consolidates Manufacturing and Office Operations

Manufacturer consolidates national and international business in Ohio
May 3, 2018

Kadant Black Clawson has opened a new facility in Lebanon, Ohio. The facility is a consolidation of office and manufacturing operations from facilities in Alabama, Sweden and around Ohio. Kadant Black Clawnson believes this will improve operating efficiencies, give them access to quality talent and be able to accommodate future expansion.

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Addressing the Manufacturing Workforce Achilles’ Heel

Ohio has proven solutions to the manufacturing workforce gap
Glenn Richardson, managing director, JobsOhio
April 12, 2018

Manufacturers are concerned about finding associates for their operations. Fortunately, Ohio has the existing talent and demonstrated methods of cultivating talent to ensure that companies build the workforce of the future – their workforce.

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Carbon Fiber Poised to Revolutionize Ohio Industries

Stronger and lighter materials appeal to many industries
Glenn Richardson, managing director of advanced manufacturing, JobsOhio
April 5, 2018

Carbon fiber is five times stronger than steel, but about two-thirds the weight and is heat resistant. JobsOhio has made it a priority to foster carbon fiber and carbon fiber composite advancements that are cost-effective using Ohio’s many resources.

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On the rooftops

The roof is the crowning final touch to every building; the canopy under which the elements of an intelligent, well-proportioned overall design are all brought together. However, besides the aesthetic criteria it also has to meet the very highest demands of resistance against extreme weather. It must serve as protection against blazing sunlight, storms, rain, hail and snow. With a variety of forms, colors and great practical functions, Swisspearl brings out the boundless diversity of designs, the enhancement and preservation of the value of buildings, at the same time protecting the living rooms and offices and the people in them.


    Garden and Interior

    Style, diversity and quality for interiors and exteriors

    Indoors and out. Aesthetic and functional. A comfortable atmosphere and a sense of well-being are basic human needs. Whether shrubs, summer flowers, small trees or design accessories, the design of private and public space is an expression of individual values, and at Swisspearl Garden & Design the possibilities are virtually endless. Cut, pounded, smoothed, flattened: every Swisspearl planter and design piece is made by hand in Switzerland. In Payerne (VD), the creators mould the garden and design products from the Swisspearl material with a lot of expertise and delicacy. When they’re finished, they sign their name on the product label, making each planter and every design piece truly unique with a personal touch.

    Soft and Snuggly Bolster Beds

    Sleepy-eyed pets can snooze the day away as they nestle down into Frisco's deep-sided bolster beds. Made for maximum comfort, these cozy beds have raised sides that are soft but still offer gentle support for your pet's head and paws. Once your four-legged friend makes the perfect nest and settles in, they'll soon be fast asleep and busy counting sheep. Choose from round bolster beds for curling up in or a rectangular shape that fits nicely in the corner of any room.

    A Bed for All Snoozing Types

    Frisco's pillow beds offer an easy-on, easy-off design so your pets will have no trouble getting on or stepping off after their nap. This works great for smaller pets, puppies and kittens who struggle with taller bolster beds, and also for adult and senior pets who have a hard time getting back up on their feet. With a flat sleeping surface and ultra-plush fabric on top, this bed is built for pets who love to curl up, as well as those that love to stretch out.

    Extra-Cozy Kitty Caves

    Frisco created special cat cave beds for kitties that need a little R&R in a quiet place away from the daily household commotion. These snuggly cocoons provide a cozy retreat where your cat can catch up on some z's in a spot that feels safe and secure. With a cushiony interior for your kitty's comfort, and a soft, neutral-color exterior, it's the perfect place for lounging, hiding, resting or falling into a deep sleep.

    It's hard enough as it is to explain to non-SEOs how to rank a webpage. In an increasingly complicated field, to do well you've got to have a good handle on a wide variety of detailed subjects. This edition of Whiteboard Friday covers a nine-point checklist of the major items you've got to cross off to rank in the new year — and maybe get some hints on how to explain it to others, too.