Infographic: 7 Principles for Performance Excellence in Manufacturing

Lockheed Martin Missiles And Fire Control was named one of EHS Today’s America’s Safest Companies in 2010 for, among other reasons, making safety just as much a priority as quality and cost. Now, the global security and aerospace company offers seven principles for performance excellence in manufacturing. “Handling and assembling explosives, machining of metal parts, working in and around complex machinery, operating wheeled and tracked military vehicles and research and development laboratory work are some examples of the complexity faced by [our] ESH department,” said Mike Self, senior manager of environment, safety and health after winning the America’s Safest Companies award. “However, through innovative programs that engage employees, thorough procedures, […]

5 Ways to Achieve and Maintain Work-Life Balance

Many American workers overwhelmed by stressful, hectic work schedules are searching for way to achieve both happiness and professional satisfaction. According to Gary Kunath, an entrepreneur, speaker and former CEO who works with some of the world’s top corporations and business schools, the answer can be found through work-life balance. “I used to be caught up in the spin cycle of thinking that net worth automatically afforded me life worth,” said Gary Kunath, author of the book Life … Don’t Miss It. I Almost Did: How I Learned To Live Life To The Fullest. “I sacrificed time with my family with the justification that I was providing necessary material things, […]

CPL Supplies live video package for Telecom Plus event

CPL at Telcom Plus The CPL team headed by Simon Haydon and Lee Gruszeckyj worked closely with Jeff Whiteley from the show’s producers, Inteva Productions, for the event, staged in Hall 1 of the Telford International Centre. This year CPL suggested modernising the projection and video design, and after consultations and meetings, it was decided to replace three front screens with a large 20 metre wide by 4 metres deep screen with the ability to move graphics, presentations and video sequences within widescreen format. The screen was flown on one of the house trusses and fed by three of CPL’s new Panasonic PT-DZ21K 20,000 ANSI Lumen HD projectors. These were […]

Tragedy in Texas

An entire county is (rightly) outraged over the Boston Marathon bombings. Flags are flying at half-mast, the Star Spangled Banner is being sung with the most emotion we’ve seen since 9/11, money is being collected to help the victims and their families and “Pray for Boston” is seen everywhere. I say, let’s pray for West, Texas, too. Bombs going off during an iconic, crowded event like the Boston Marathon; It makes all of us think about the last baseball or football game we attended, the last large celebration or event in a big city. “That could have been me,” we think as victims are carried off in wheelchairs and stretcher. […]

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