Memorial Day

3 Ways You and Your Business Can Honor Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a great time to reflect on the sacrifice and service provided by the fallen soldiers of the United States military.  It is a day for remembering and honoring those who sacrificed their lives in battle and are no longer among us. With Memorial Day approaching, now is the perfect time to give back […]

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How Chemistry Can Make Your Temporary Power Cable Last 50% Longer

A couple weeks ago I was in a meeting with a client who uses a large amount of temporary power cable for a variety of big jobs and applications.  This company recently started buying from a variety of manufacturers, not wanting to do too much with one vendor. After all, the buyer said, “cable is […]

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Three Factors to Consider When Choosing A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

What is a PLC? A PLC, or Programmable Logic Controller, is basically a computer that is used to automate industrial processes. It consists of circuitry that makes decisions based on 1 and 0’s (discrete) inputs and outputs (I/O), as well as analog inputs and outputs. So why not use just a regular computer? Industrial environments […]

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ATI Electrical Launches a New & Refreshed Website

Las Vegas, Nevada: This week ATI Electrical a full line electrical distributor, specializing in switchgear & controls for both industrial and commercial markets launched a new and refreshed website, the updated site is easier for users to navigate and easy to view on both desktops and mobile. “Our goal is to ensure that the experience […]

Engineering

Demystifying Engineering in A Complicated World.

The engineering design process usually goes something like this: Perform research, define requirements, determine feasibility, conceptualize, design and redesign, review and modify…. Can we just release for production, yet!? Sound familiar? Perhaps to improve upon this process we need to return to where it all started: our childhood! Take the example of a young girl […]

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The Beetle Box a Portable Power Distribution Box

Construction sites, outdoor concerts and fairgrounds all require temporary power for a variety of applications. Construction sites are often in areas where the utility power has not been connected yet and require temporary power for tools and lighting. Outdoor concerts and fairgrounds are designed for portability and fast set up and tear down, and often […]

Blank Panther Leadership Lessons

4 Leadership Lessons from the movie Black Panther

The movie Blank Panther was an absolute masterpiece. A lesson on leadership, a showcase of artistry, culture, and different types of leadership styles – below are four leadership lessons from the movie. 1. Never underestimate the power of constant improvement in leadership. T-Challa’s little sister, Shuri, had foresight and ingenuity in the redesign of T’Challa’s […]

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How Cutting One Hole Using Cam Panels Will Save You Money

Labor costs are some of the biggest expenses for anyone doing electrical installations. According to several employment websites, electrical installers and electricians have an average pay rate of $30 an hour. Time savings activities can often determine whether a project is profitable or not.  Several manufacturers have capitalized on the need to reduce labor costs […]

NAED Conference

How to get the most of an NAED Conference!

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the NAED Western Region conference at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix Arizona. The conference took place from January 15th to the 17th. Although ATI has been an NAED member for several years – this was the first time I have had the opportunity to represent […]