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Creating A Media Kit for Your Business

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MakingChips Marketing Agency Director Jessica Peterson discusses the importance of your business having a media kit, and what is needed to create one.

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Tools for Becoming a Manufacturing Leader

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, Guest Steve Schubert discusses his experience with formal apprenticeship and gives some thoughts on alternative educational opportunities and what it will take to build future manufacturing leaders.

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Tips for Starting a Manufacturing Career

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In this clip from the MakingChips podcast, guest Steve Schubert provides advice on how small companies can benefit from apprenticeship programs and gives final thoughts on the benefits of a career in manufacturing.

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Finding Manufacturing Apprentices

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In this clip from the MakingChips podcast, guest Steve Schubert gives insight into recruitment and discusses specific sources for finding future employees.

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Keeping Your Tool Resharpening Cost-Efficient

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Resharpening your tools is a popular way to save on the cost of buying new, however sometimes the time spent might not be as cost-efficient as you may think. In this episode, the MakingChips podcast hosts break down when it might be cheaper to

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The Importance of Finding a Reputable Tool Sharpener

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On the latest episode of MakingChips, covering the "when and why" of sharpening drills and end mills, the hosts discuss why it's important to find a reputable sharpener, and the best way to discover them.

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When to Send Your Tools for Resharpening

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, our hosts discuss the best cases when you should send your tools in for resharpening, or when it might just be time to buy something new.

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The Post-Pandemic Rebound of the Manufacturing Industry

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As the pandemic restrictions begin to ease up in the United States, the team discusses the current state of the manufacturing industry, as well as the potential economic rebound it faces after the COVID-19 pandemic begins to settle.

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Setting Up a Professional Virtual Meeting

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With the influx of remote meetings happening due to the Coronavirus quarantine, Karl Koenigsberger, Business Development Manager at IRIS Factory Automation, walks the MakingChips team through how to set up a clean and professional virtual meeting,

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Quickly Implementing Cobots on the Shop Floor

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During this current time of economic confusion, and more employees working remotely, is it finally time to integrate cobots into your shop? Karl Koenigsberger, Business Development Manager at IRIS Factory Automation, discusses how quickly a shop

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Being Effective with Remote Meetings

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In a time of social distancing and remote work, businesses must harness technology that will help them continue to perform. In this episode, MakingChips hosts Jim Carr and Nick Goellner talk with Karl Koenigsberger, Business Development Manager at

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Working From Home, Explained By a Five-Year-Old

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While under the Shelter in Place rule in Illinois, MakingChips host Nick Goellner talks about his experience working from home. His young daughter shares her input on the Coronavirus situation, and how she feels about her Dad working from home every

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Keeping Your Manufacturing Business Positive and Productive

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In this special episode of the MakingChips podcast, hosts Jim and Nick explain how they are maintaining positive and productive atmospheres in their businesses in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Staying Safe From the Coronavirus

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In this special MakingChips episode, hosts Jim Carr and Nick Goellner take an in-depth look at the current Coronavirus pandemic. In this clip they discuss how to stay safe and avoid contracting the virus, as well as other ways the the current

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The Economic Impact of the Coronavirus

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In a special episode of MakingChips, Nick and Jim discuss the current Coronavirus pandemic, including the current effect it is having on the global economy, as well as the lingering economic effects that it will have in the future.

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Getting Tested For the Coronavirus

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In the latest episode of MakingChips, focused on the current Coronavirus pandemic, host Nick Goellner explains the Coronavirus testing process that he underwent after returning from Europe at the start of the outbreak.

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Past Pandemics Versus the Coronavirus

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In the latest episode of MakingChips, the podcast takes an in-depth look at the Coronavirus pandemic. In order to understand the current pandemic, Jim looks into previous major pandemics that the world has faced, and how we were changed because of

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Manufacturing in the 2000s: Jim's Story

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In this episode, Jim discusses manufacturing in the 2000s and onward, as well as the economic changes that affected CARR Machine & Tool.

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Manufacturing in the 1990s: Jim's Story

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In this episode, Jim explains his journey through the 90s with CARR Machine & Tool, and his interactions with his father about the future of their company.

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Manufacturing in the 1980s: Jim's Story

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In this episode, Jim tells the story of CARR Machine & Tool in the 1980s, and what he faced as the next in line in the family business.

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