Archive for the ‘Super Tool’ Category

In most cases, we do not know the purpose that the tools we are making will be used for. But every so often we do learn about the job, and often times out tools help make some really cool stuff.  One that stands out the most, and perhaps the one that I am most proud of, was […]

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The United States was founded by a group of people who were by and large do-it-yourselfers. It comes as no surprise that over the decades the American people have only grown in that same attitude and because of it we have created one of the world’s most powerful economies and one of the best environments […]

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In a time where the American economy is beginning to sprout new growth and get the wheel rolling again, manufacturing is loudly showing how important it is to a strong and stable economy. However, there is one problem: where are all the workers? In a time when people are desperately looking for work, and manufacturers […]

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There seems to be some deal of confusion when it comes to the depth of cut and the flute length of a reamer. In most cases, a machinist who is reaming a deep hole needs additional overall length in the reamer, however, they all-too-often ask for additional flute length as well. “I want a 13” […]

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Amid all the recent talk of manufacturing resurgence and growth in the United States, we can see that there just may be hope for middle class America yet. Getting back to what made the U.S. so dominate during the twentieth century will take hard work from every laborer in the country, at all levels. And […]

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Happy Memorial Day

Posted: 26th May 2014 by brednane1981 in Super Tool

  I could never imagine what it’s like on the front lines of war. The death; the destruction; not only of life, but of entire cities and ways of life. Not even the greatest movies can bring to us the feelings of fear, and loneness, and the thought that every step you take could be the last […]

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The Role of the Company

Posted: 23rd May 2014 by brednane1981 in Super Tool
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Company Type of Ownership Number of Employees Wal-Mart Publicly held 2.2 million Apple Publicly held 80,300 JPMorgan Chase Publicly held 251,196 Eileen Fisher Privately owned 875 Joe’s Coffee Bistro* Privately owned 11 What do all of these companies have in common? They all have employees depending on them for jobs and wages. They all look […]

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