The Battle: Equipment Maintenance versus the Production Floor

on May 28, 2021 | posted by

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The Benefits of a CMMS System

As you know, in the manufacturing environment you have days when the production manager is arguing with the maintenance manager. While production needs to get the last order done by Monday, maintenance needs to service […]

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Case Study: Mikesell’s

on January 27, 2021 | posted by

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Mikesell’s Potato Chip Company, a producer of potato chips and other snack foods, is one of Dayton’s most iconic companies. Mikesell’s bills itself as the “oldest continuous operating potato chip company in the United States. In […]

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Department of Defense Contractor Cybersecurity Brief

on December 14, 2020 | posted by

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What is happening with Department of Defense Cybersecurity Regulations?

Navigating the policy landscape of Department of Defense (DoD) contracting can be a frustrating experience.  Cybersecurity regulations are certainly no exception as the past few years have seen major changes in expectations […]

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FastLane Coordinates Face Shield PPE Production

on April 9, 2020 | posted by

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In response to the challenge of keeping Ohio’s healthcare workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 (OMAFC) will engage Ohio manufacturers to produce desperately needed personal protective equipment (PPE). In […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

on March 26, 2020 | posted by

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Guest Post by Adam Beiersdorfer and Mary Miller

There are two parts of this bill that work in concert with each other for the coronavirus relief bill; the EMERGENCY FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE EXPANSION ACT and the EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE […]

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