Find Out if LED Lighting is for You

Have you seen the new LED lighting tubes that can simply replace your conventional T8 fluorescent tubes? LEDtronics has just unveiled their line of energy-efficient T8/bi-pin LED lighting tubes. What’s so great about that you might ask and what can they do for you?  Quite a number of things, actually, […]

ACS Selected by DOD’s ESGR as Five Star Employer

ACS Industrial Services, Inc. is proud to announce that it has been selected as a Five Star Employer by the Department of Defense’s Employer Support Group of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for its outstanding support of military families. 

Are You Well Grounded? Don’t Be “Shocked” if You’re Not

 “Shocking” Info Bites:  Almost 500 people die each year from electrical accidents, mostly in the workplace, putting it among the top 10 causes of accidental death in the U.S. Approximately 80% of all injuries and fatalities caused by electrical accidents are not caused by the electric shock itself, but by […]

Zippo Making Lemonade out of Lemons

Wouldn’t it be sad if the iconic Zippo lighter disappeared?  It could happen.  Even as a never-smoked non-smoker (ok, except for that one pack I tried back in 1977 in 10th grade (sorry Mom)) I would miss this American –made symbol of ruggedness and durability with its recognizable click. Zippo […]

Feel Like Plant Maintenance is a Necessary Evil? It Doesn’t Have to Be!

Do you consider plant maintenance to be a necessary evil?  You are not alone.  According to a poll by Plant Engineering, 44% of you feel that way.  And, 30% of you consider it the first place to cut money out of the budget. I get that.  Maintenance is not glamorous, […]

Pie Anyone?

Like pie?  Me too!!! Cherry, peach, key lime, shoofly, apple…. with ice cream…without ice cream.  All pies!  Today is International Pi Day….3/14….Pi…get it?  As most of you are of the engineering mindset, I’m sure you got that. If you didn’t, Pi is the number expressing the ratio of a circle’s […]

Hiring “Rockstarninjas” – Jobs in Industry Growing

Unemployed?  If you are in construction or manufacturing, here’s some good news.  According to CNN reports, in February construction jobs had the biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly four years – and it’s been a long darn four years for the construction industry which still has a jaw-dropping 21.8% unemployment […]

Spring Surprises and Buffalo Experiments

Excitement is in the air! Spring is almost here and  it’s time for…wait for it, wait for it….no, not spring flowers, no, not baseball… it’s time for the Annual Science Fair! This weekend I will be spending quality time with the youngest and smallest of my three buffalo, oops, I […]

Top Tips To Save Your Manufacturing Plant Money

I am always interested in understanding where our customers are coming from.  Two things I hear a lot are “skilled workers shortage” and needing to “produce more with less money”.  Today’s tips are for helping you “do more with less”.  No matter what your role at the plant, you are […]