George Hauser's original objective at Vital Plastics was to prepare the company for a sale and rebuild its balance sheet. He ended up staying on and became the firm's president in 2017. Along the way, he changed Vital's banking, accounting and insurance strategies.
What's a DC Difference-Maker?
By Mike Troy - 11/23/2016 The cover of this issue features six impressive individuals whose efforts and those of the organizations they lead are needed now more than ever The transition of power in the nation's capital, especially following a presidential election, is always a time of uncertainty, but never more so than following this past election cycle. The election of Republican Donald J. Trump as…
Where's my robot lawn mower? Roomba maker now has an answer
The robotic mowers will go on sale in the U.S. in 2020 after an invite-only beta launch later this year.
How To Turn Data Into A Difference-Maker
With the proliferation of sensors, data collection, and cloud storage, there is the potential for operational insight heretofore never available, and the opportunity will only expand as the technology evolves and the Internet of Things becomes, well, more of a thing. But data is only truly useful if it informs decision-making that results in positive impact — for an organization's bottom line, its personnel, its customers, or even the world at large (i.e., the environment).
10 differences between American and British weddings
The world was captivated by the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011. In 2018, Americans found themselves fawning over yet another royal wedding when Meghan Markle and
What Kind of a Difference Maker Are You?
Everyone makes a difference. Neutrality is a myth. So what can of difference maker do you choose to be?
How makers are changing the electronics industry
The ways of getting new ideas for electronics hardware to market is changing, and the electronics industry needs to be thinking about how to work with makers.
Why Positelle is a Difference Maker in Your Life
Everyone at some point feels down in their life. They feel sluggish and tired. Their mood fluctuates. This moody feeling can often be attributed to some sort of stress. Might be they are lacking in sleep or their work life is stressing them out on a daily basis. Finding a solution is invaluable to their health as well
Westminster boy, 10, starts Difference Maker Club
Inspired by a pen pal in Uganda, 10-year-old Kylan Bain is starting the Difference Maker movement that is now not only helping to raise funds for clean water in his pen pal’s community but also encouraging others to make a difference in their own communities.
Why Jason Verrett is a difference-maker when healthy
Signing the veteran cornerback is a low-risk, high-reward move for the 49ers, who didn't have a single player grade above 70.0 in coverage last season.
How The Industry Is Making A Difference
By Stephanie Settle Many Canadian optometric companies do more than manufacture and sell glasses; they also provide their funds and skills to sight-related charity projects. As we recognize the eye health of kids in our July/August issue of Optical Prism, here are a few companies in the eye industry who take this important cause around the world Eye-M-Growing Hoya Vision Care’s “Eye-M-Growing” program, HOYA gives children…
The 10 difference-makers in the Alabama-Clemson title matchup
It’s Alabama versus Clemson again Monday night in Santa Clara, Calif., the two premier programs in college football, a matchup for the national championship that most predicted months ago. They pla…
SAPVoice: Why Car Makers Are No Longer in the Transportation Industry
Every industry is rife with reinvention as advanced technologies emerge. Not satisfied with producing bespoke series like Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, Netflix will become the first online content provider to premiere a feature film -- the sequel to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" – on the [...]
EDCI President & CEO Nominated for TIAA Difference Maker 100
David Reese has been nominated for the TIAA Difference Maker 100 award. Learn more about EDCI's purpose and impact at www.edci.org
Makers: Why The Electronics Industry Needs to Pay Attention
To get ahead, OEMs need to be thinking about how to work with these innovators.
How The Maker Movement Is Revitalizing Industry In American Cities
From Pittsburgh to Chattanooga to San Francisco, people are making things again.
NACV to Feature Top Truck Makers, Industry Suppliers
The trucking industry’s premier players are set to land in Atlanta at the end of this month for the biennial North American Commercial Vehicle Show.
Plastics industry's top issues on display at Chinaplas
One thing that came through during discussions at Chinaplas, particularly from machinery manufacturers, was the caution in spending as companies in China wait to see what happens with escalating U.S. tariffs.
Makers vs Doers, The Difference is Subtle But Critical For Your Startup
Evefry founder needs to choose which work personality we want to be.
Why Kyler Murray is a Good Bet to Be an NFL Difference-Maker
Is Kyler Murray worthy of a No. 1 overall pick? Fans of the team that drafts Murray as well as fans of NFL betting, here's what you'll be getting.