by Scott Lenz, Marketing Manager, PCC Thomas Wolfe said, “You can’t go home again.” But with all due respect to the iconic author: after 26 years of living in Los Angeles – a tenure that included gaining two amazing children and losing one questionable marriage – I am returning to Northern … [Read more...] about With Apologies to Thomas Wolfe
Courtesy of pemnet.com Many of the recent innovations in fastening technology owe much to marketplace directives for smaller and lighter packages produced quickly and cost-effectively. These demands dictate that fasteners work harder, smarter — and in more ways to advance product design and … [Read more...] about Trends in Fastening Tech: New Forms & Functions
by Scott Lenz, PCC Marketing Manager Hello there! Since we did SO WELL last week (1 our of 4!), we carry on with our DIVISIONAL ROUND “predictions”… Buckle up! AFC DIVISIONAL ROUND: The Chiefs are arguably been “the story” of the NFL this year, but there are a lot of fun facts mitigating the … [Read more...] about Exclusive NFL Divisional Round “Predictions”!
It’s that time, folks! Time to set aside nuts and bolts (just for a second) and reveal our exclusive NBA “predictions”! This year we are keeping it blissfully brief! EASTERN CONFERENCE (Projected playoff standings) 1. Boston Celtics 2. Toronto Raptors 3. Indiana Pacers 4. Milwaukee … [Read more...] about Exclusive 2018-19 NBA “Predictions”!
PRODUCT COMPONENTS gets down to the NUTS and BOLTS of the 2018 NFL Season with PART TWO of their annual “predictions”! Today: the NFC! Last Friday: the AFC! NFC EAST (Predicted order of finish): Philadelphia Eagles (9-7) New York Giants (9-7) Dallas Cowboys (9-7) Washington Redskins … [Read more...] about NFL “PREDICTIONS” 2018! Part Two!
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but the women in technology included on this list became inventors out of curiosity and audacity as well. When celebrating the heroes of technology and IT, it's often men like Bill Gates and the Steve Jobs who receive the lionshare of the glory. But women … [Read more...] about Mothers of Invention!
by Scott Lenz, Marketing Manager, PCC We take a very brief break from PLASTIC FASTENERS to predict the 2018 NBA PLAYOFFS! EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND Toronto Raptors 4, Washington Wizards 1 So many story lines here: the Raptors clinch their 1st ever top conference seed and are … [Read more...] about Our Exclusive 2018 NBA Playoff Preview!
John Tschohl, founder and president of the Service Quality Institute in Minneapolis, wrote a piece for our peeps at the American Fastener Journal called "Empowerment: Your Most Valuable Tool". This is a summary of what he had to say. Employee empowerment may be the most underutilized tool in all … [Read more...] about Empower Your Employees!