Commentary Stories

Summer Production

July 17, 2012

Does your company shut down or reduce production during the warmer summer months?

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President Obama's Health Care Law

July 10, 2012

Last month, President Barack Obama's health care law was recently upheld in a decision by the Supreme Court in a 5-to-4 vote. Did the Supreme Court make the right decision?

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Career Mentors

July 3, 2012

Have you had a mentor at any point in your career?

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Bringing Manufacturing Back: American Mug and Stein Earns Starbucks Contract

June 28, 2012

I’m always happy to share good news on the manufacturing front, particularly when it concerns a company in our industry.

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Monthly Jobs Report

June 26, 2012

In last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they pay attention to the monthly jobs report.

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LEED Revisions

June 19, 2012

Did you know that the U.S. Green Building Council's latest effort to revise its LEED 2012 building rating system indicates that a new material resource credit would measure U.S. products sold in North America by their ability to meet qualifications set up by the European Chemicals Agency under their REACH program? What are your thoughts on the issue?

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Do You Listen to Podcasts?

June 12, 2012

Last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on podcasts. We asked readers if they have downloaded or listened to a podcast this year. Have you? 

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Alternate Energy Sources

June 5, 2012

In last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if their companies use alternate energy sources, such as solar panels or wind turbines. Is your company among the majority? 

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Kiln Connection: Ensuring Burner Accuracy

June 1, 2012

Upon reviewing kiln data, I often find errors that are either designed into a system or operator induced. Many of these issues can prevent burner setup accuracy. 

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Inside CI: Social Summer

June 1, 2012

Here atCI, we’re dedicated to providing you with the information you need to succeed—in whatever way you prefer. 

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