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Better Health at Bargain Prices: Six Ways to Institute an Affordable Workplace Wellness Program

Smaller businesses just don't have the resources to promote and support workplace wellness - or do they?

Workplace wellness programs are very popular right now. In fact, according to the 2012 Deloitte Survey of U.S. Employers, 62% planned to increase wellness and preventive health programs.


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Rise of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks for Manufacturers

More manufacturing workers are now using their own mobile devices to monitor and control industrial equipment.

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon that is reshaping information technology (IT) in business offices now is spreading to the manufacturing sector, with employee-owned smartphones and media tablets playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing settings this year and beyond.


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Readers Most Interested in Ceramic Coatings Market

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
Last week, readers were most drawn to a report detailing the ceramic coatings market.
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Acme Brick Reaches 123-Year Milestone

Acme Brick Co. marked its 123rd anniversary on April 17.
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Yokoten: Multiplying Lean Success in Ceramic and Glass Manufacturing

When properly implemented, yokoten thinking can continuously improve processes throughout ceramic and glass organizations.

The concept of lean manufacturing has continued to gain use and visibility on a number of fronts. As highlighted by Rick Spence, president of Canadian Entrepreneur Communications, in a recent article about a lean conference in Toronto, “Lean is often heralded as manufacturers’ best hope for cutting cost and regaining their innovative edge.”


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Focus On: Managing a Kiln Factory

Company President Todd Lokash discusses some of the ideas he is bringing to Paragon.

What are some of the unique challenges you have found in the kiln industry?


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H.C. Starck Releases First Sustainability Report

H.C. Starck recently announced the release of its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals industry.
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Creating an Employee Engagement Culture

Employee engagement begins with individual activity.

The improved business performance benefits resulting from employee engagement have been documented by many studies. Engaged employees go beyond what is required, find new ways to reduce costs or increase value, and are willing advocates for their companies.


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Coming Face-to-Face with Facebook and Twitter

Social networking sites provide both challenges and opportunities for today’s manufacturers.

Whether you are into social networking or not, its popularity cannot be denied. In October 2012, Facebook hit one billion active users.


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Acme Brick Marks 122nd Anniversary

Acme Brick has grown to become the largest brick company in America and one of the few major brick companies that is American-owned.
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