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Kern Down for What: Are Youth Sports Becoming Too Professional?
Sports & Entertainment
Kern Down for What: Are Youth Sports Becoming Too Professional?

On a brand new segment of Business Casual that we’re calling Kern Down for What, Tyler Kern explains to Daniel Litwin why he believes youth sports participation is dropping in the U.S. Tune in to Business Casual at 8 AM CST on MarketScale.com/industries or the Simple Radio app for the latest in B2B industry […]

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Inside IC System’s Successful Partnership with Genomind
Business Services
Inside IC System’s Successful Partnership with Genomind

Bryan Campbell, Business Development Manager with IC System, and Tom Hess, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genomind, join Tyler Kern to discuss the companies’ successful working relationship forged during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Should Vending Operators Buy or Rent Machines?
Food & Beverage
Should Vending Operators Buy or Rent Machines?

SandenVendo America’s Regional Business Manager Scott Winters and President and CEO Mike Weisser, join Tyler Kern to chat about many challenges vending operators face and how to overcome them.

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
Building Management
Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insite
Energy
How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insite

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more […]

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Unlocking the Potential of the HVAC Industry for Career Success
Building Management
Unlocking the Potential of the HVAC Industry for Career Success

The demand for HVAC solutions came into broad view during the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry thrived during this period and continues to do so, heading into 2023. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts steady growth of HVAC industry jobs through 2029. The is lots of potential in the HVAC industry with excellent pay […]

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Career Progression and Bridging the Educational and Representational Gap in the HVAC Industry
Building Management
Career Progression and Bridging the Educational and Representational Gap in the HVAC Industry

Over 97% of HVAC technicians in the US are men, while women comprise only 2.6% of the industry. This disparate statistic is often a commonality among many trade industries. However, one insider hopes to change that. What is she doing to encourage others to join the skilled trade of HVAC? On the latest episode of […]

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ERVs: Revolutionizing the Home Ventilation Industry
Building Management
ERVs: Revolutionizing the Home Ventilation Industry

“IAQ IQ: Indoor Air Quality and You” podcast, host Tyler Kern chatted with Nick Agopian, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at RenewAire LLC, and Brian Simmons, RenewAire Senior Technical Sales Support Specialist, regarding ERVs and home ventilation. They discussed: Purpose of ventilation ERVs and why we need them in the HVAC industry The importance […]

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Advocating for Skilled Trades
Building Management
Advocating for Skilled Trades

Internationally, skilled trade jobs face various stigmas and poor advocacy. Canadian stigmas around the trade industry parallel similar thoughts in the US. So, how does advocacy help fight these assumptions? What does engaging advocacy look like? And after many years in the trade industry, how are professionals catering to new prospects and attracting new […]

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Connecting Tradespeople in the Skilled Trade Industry
Building Management
Connecting Tradespeople in the Skilled Trade Industry

With 650,000 available jobs in the construction industry alone, the skilled trade labor shortage is considered one of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. economy. To complicate the situation further, fewer than 16% of young people claimed they would consider a skilled trade career in a recent research study by Stanley Black & Decker. With […]

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Early Trade Training Through Apprenticeships for Young Students
Building Management
Early Trade Training Through Apprenticeships for Young Students

So, what does early trade training look like? This episode offers a first-person point of view on advocating for trades from a fresh trade apprentice. Since 2012, there has been a 64% increase in trade apprentices (US Department of Labor). How are young people getting attracted to trade training and apprenticeships? What makes them choose […]

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The New Oncology Model Created to Improve Cancer Care
Healthcare
The New Oncology Model Created to Improve Cancer Care

For anyone working in the oncology field, a highly anticipated change set to take place will be one of the biggest transitions in recent years. Last year, it was announced that the Oncology Care Model (OCM) will be phased out and succeeded with the Enhanced Oncology Model (EOM). This new model will go into effect […]

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Sharing Knowledge in the HVAC Industry for an Improved Customer Experience
Building Management
Sharing Knowledge in the HVAC Industry for an Improved Customer Experience

Good communication goes a long way and can often be the backbone for providing an efficient, friendly, and improved customer experience. While strong communication is a vital area for many industries, it is the trade industry that benefits the most from soft skills. Why do these skills matter so much and how can the […]

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Part 3: State of the Union for Sterile Processing and Technology
Healthcare
Part 3: State of the Union for Sterile Processing and Technology

Creating Sterile Processing Department schedules that make the most of a staff’s time requires a complete understanding and visibility of the demands of a particular healthcare facility. And to gain that big picture, a department needs data and lots of it. Still, more than that, a Sterile Processing Department needs a platform solution that provides […]

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Shaping the Welding Industry with Critical Education
Business Services
Shaping the Welding Industry with Critical Education

Working in a field, such as the welding industry, where you have the responsibility to teach comes with a personal reward. In fact, one of the most rewarding professions is being a teacher. So, when one is a teacher in a niche area that requires hands-on learning, such as welding, it’s only natural that educators […]

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Part 2: State of the Union for Sterile Processing and Technology
Healthcare
Part 2: State of the Union for Sterile Processing and Technology

There are an estimated 51.4 million inpatient surgeries performed in the U.S. on an annual basis. That’s a lot of reusable instruments that require sterile processing. It’s no wonder Sterile Processing Departments (SPDs) have their hands full. Labor shortages, mainly since the pandemic, put tremendous strain on already taxed SPDs. Censis creates solutions to give […]

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Part 1: State of the Union for Sterile Processing and Technology
Healthcare
Part 1: State of the Union for Sterile Processing and Technology

Many areas of healthcare struggle with staffing issues, requiring personnel to do more with fewer resources. Sterile processing departments are not immune to these issues. Today, increased responsibilities and difficulty finding and retaining qualified employees to manage these critical tasks are challenging to solve. Even with data tracking tools and platforms, making sense of all […]

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Problem-Solving and Imagination…the “It” Gene?
Building Management
Problem-Solving and Imagination…the “It” Gene?

Does your job involve problem-solving and imagination, or is your phone the problem-solver for you? Gone are the days when you had to memorize a name, password, or phone number. This dependence on technology may even be detrimental to the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory. How can we foster imagination and […]

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Bally Sports Plus Bets Big on Streaming at Regional Sports Fans’ Expense
Sports & Entertainment
Bally Sports Plus Bets Big on Streaming at Regional Sports Fans’ Expense

Sports streaming is in trouble. Much has been made in recent year about the stadium experience and how it has been surpassed with sports on TV. With ticket and concession prices rising, the thought is that it’s simply not worth watching your favorite team from the stands anymore. Is that really the case, though? There […]

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Closing the Books: Affordable Debt Collection Services with InstiCollect
Business Services
Closing the Books: Affordable Debt Collection Services with InstiCollect

When it comes to finding solutions that are seamless and proactive in the debt collecting sector, IC System has found one innovative answer. This episode of Closing the Books, host, Tyler Kern, spoke with Bryan Campbell, Business Development Manager at IC System, about one new method of managing accounts receivable that leads to affordable debt […]

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Engaging Today’s Youth in the Skilled Trades Industry
Business Services
Engaging Today’s Youth in the Skilled Trades Industry

The skilled labor gap, particularly youth in the skilled trades industry, has affected a lot of trades in America. This downward trend only worsened when the COVID-19 pandemic forced many industries against the wall. It also created a domino effect that saw a major shortage and lower entry rates in a lot of trades jobs, […]

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Opportunities for Women in the Trucking Industry
Business Services
Opportunities for Women in the Trucking Industry

While women comprise nearly half of Canada’s workforce (47%), only three percent of women make up the number of Canadian truck drivers. While the number of women getting their commercial driver’s licenses has increased since 2010, there is a long way to go to realize the potential of women in the trucking industry. The […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Could Benefit the US Economy
Sports & Entertainment
Legalized Sports Betting Could Benefit the US Economy

Sports betting has continued to explode in the U.S. despite the reticence of many states to legalize the practice. One of the benefits cited by proponents of legalized sports betting is the tax revenue that states are able to collect. A recent piece in D Magazine analyzed just how much a state like Texas […]

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Building a Network of Successful People with Peak Performance
Business Services
Building a Network of Successful People with Peak Performance

Becoming an overnight success story with peak performance often comes with the trait of being a high achiever. High achievers and successful people tend to be one and the same, and it’s usually due to one specific common quality that they all share, per Inc. Magazine. Discussing the accomplishments of success with successful people […]

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Aurora Hires the “Dream Team” of Education
Professional AV
Aurora Hires the “Dream Team” of Education

At some point, you have likely tried to “do it yourself” without an expert, whether building furniture from instructions, installing equipment in your house, or fixing your car. But wouldn’t it have been nice to speak to an expert ahead of time so they could guide you through the processes and use of the tools […]

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Ensuring a Quality Business Environment
Business Services
Ensuring a Quality Business Environment

Creating and running a business takes a lot more than an idea and investment. Per Investopedia, one important facet to running a good business involves the type of staff a company has. When business ownership is properly searching and investing in quality workers, it will allow for a smooth-running business, and subsequently, have efficient employees.  […]

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The Value that Exists in Trades as a Career Choice
Business Services
The Value that Exists in Trades as a Career Choice

A university degree has been the traditional career path method for decades. But things are changing, and trade schools are becoming more popular, with good reason. Trades can offer faster pathways to a career, stable pay, and better flexibility than the normal 9 to 5. As newer generations approach their futures differently, trades are becoming […]

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Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships
Architecture & Design
Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships

Today, Indigenous people are dependent on funding and grants to run various programs within their communities. For Black Diamond Group (BDG) in Canada, their focus is on helping the Indigenous prosper through mutual partnership. So, why is it important to keep Indigenous groups at top of mind? As exclusion was formerly the norm, Canada now […]

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Pressures Arising from the Shift to Hybrid
Professional AV
Pressures Arising from the Shift to Hybrid

The pandemic has since changed the way employees work with more remote and hybrid positions available. This has provided a segue for more audiovisual support.   In this episode of Simplifying Remote Collaboration Addressing the IT Challenges in Hybrid Spaces by Nureva, host Tyler Kern spoke with Dan Gundry, Vice president and Managing Director […]

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The State of the Aerospace Industry Following Q3
Transportation
The State of the Aerospace Industry Following Q3

There is at least one market growing despite fears of a global recession and it’s not on everyone’s radar: the aerospace industry. The industry, which has seen steady growth with the continuous development of innovative technologies, posted a robust Q2 and Q3 in the market. But what is indicating this and what might affect its’ […]

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Sports Betting Posts a Record-Setting Q3
Sports Betting Posts a Record-Setting Q3

The Gist: The sports betting industry had a massive 2022 Q3, posting $1.68 billion in revenue. This represents an 80.6% increase year over year. Seven new states have legalized betting since this time last year, most notably New York. However, even if you exclude those states, the industry is still up 33% over Q3 2021. […]

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How the Project Manager Role has Changed
Engineering & Construction
How the Project Manager Role has Changed

The modern project manager has changed in recent years as new variables have been introduced, and the world has been in flux. Like many roles, day-to-day schedules have become more hybrid and a project manager has to fill the gap because “You can’t rely on everyone hearing through the grapevine at the office anymore,” said […]

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Remote Access Solutions for Industrial IoT
Industrial IoT
Remote Access Solutions for Industrial IoT

Industry 4.0 is more than a buzzword; it’s a solution that can resolve supply chain issues. A secure IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things) framework connected to an IoT (Internet of Things) framework already on a company’s network can improve business outcomes with the right solutions.  This week on the Lion’s Den, a podcast by Red […]

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Cool Solutions: Internationally Dealing Cooling Portacool Products in Europe
Cool Solutions: Internationally Dealing Cooling Portacool Products in Europe

While the cooling (and heating) business is quite a niche area, a Portuguese-based company has found success in the field thanks to its relationship with Portacool — a Texas-based portable cooling manufacturer. In the latest episode of the podcast “Keep Kuul with Portacool,” host Tyler Kern interviewed Nuno Couceiro, the CEO of Ameno — a […]

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Intelligent Logistics: The Industry at Large and the iClip
Intelligent Logistics: The Industry at Large and the iClip

The logistics industry has, in recent years, been rather tumultuous. Facing the unexpected arrival of the pandemic, consumers shopping habits have noticeably shifted over the past few years. Host Tyler Kern chatted with CEO of Position Imaging Ned Hill about the shift in industry and the technology needed to make the shift just a little […]

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Stop Digging for Data: Uncover Productivity Issues and Opportunities in Minutes
Healthcare
Stop Digging for Data: Uncover Productivity Issues and Opportunities in Minutes

Sterile Processing Departments (SPDs), as with all other industries in healthcare, are struggling with supply chain concerns, a lack of steady commitment from staff, and a workforce shortage. Additionally, SPDs have long dealt with issues in staffing shortages, which even extends to how facilities maximize their spaces. Seamus Johnson, Senior Director of Application Development […]

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The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses with Del Johnson
Building Management
The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses with Del Johnson

Educating service shops, building owners, engineers, salespersons, and other people in the industry is a point of pride for Boland. Their professional development classes give folks knowledge and training on the equipment they work on or have in their buildings. Del Johnson, Special Project Leader at Boland, spoke with Tyler Kern about the program’s many […]

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Oncology and Technology – Applying Oncology Expertise at Scale Part 5
Healthcare
Oncology and Technology – Applying Oncology Expertise at Scale Part 5

Information plays a crucial role for many oncology professionals out there – treatment care planning, clinical trial screening, and more. However, implementing nursing informatics comes with a fair set of changes, especially when it comes to driving adoption. Combined data is a powerful tool for medical professionals to act swiftly to different measures, but in […]

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Flawless Execution: Computing At The Edge
Flawless Execution: Computing At The Edge

Edge computing – what is it? How does it work? Where does it apply? Tyler Kern discusses the possibilities and use cases with Bill Pfeifer, Edge Message Director of Dell Technologies. “At Dell, we define the edge as the place where data is acted on, near its point of creation, to generate immediate essential value,” […]

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How PNC expedites traditional controls of CNC and PLC
Engineering & Construction
How PNC expedites traditional controls of CNC and PLC

For an episode of “Beyond the Concept” podcast, a show by Concept Systems, host Tyler Kern chatted with John Miller, the principal engineer at Rockwell Automations, and Jerry Flynn, the company’s principal controls engineer. The trio particularly discussed Programmable Numerical Control, mostly known by its initials, PNC, and how Rockwell has been a premier leader […]

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Building a Thriving Career in 3D with Shannon Gilley
Business Services
Building a Thriving Career in 3D with Shannon Gilley

In the newest episode of “The Creators’ Manifesto,” Tyler Kern talked to MarketScale’s 3D Generalist, Shannon Gilley, about his work with the company and how he got into the field of 3D artistry. At a young age, Gilley was fascinated with the work he saw in early films like “The Black Hole” and “Star Trek […]

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The Growing Scope of IT Managers
Professional AV
The Growing Scope of IT Managers

The scope of IT managers’ roles is growing from a security and device management standpoint. Brian Kenyon, Founding Team Member & Chief Strategy Officer at Island, joined Tyler Kern to talk about the need for collaboration, technology, and software to handle the challenges of today’s IT manager. Island is a cybersecurity company focused on […]

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Harvesting Automation & Process Data
Software & Technology
Harvesting Automation & Process Data

Many plant floors have data issues caused by the sheer fact that they do not have up-to-date panel meters. Red Lion is here to change that. Jeff Thornton, Red Lion Product Manager, knows the importance of managing data. Thornton sits down with host Tyler Kern to discuss the future-forward automation and data processing systems, including […]

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The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses
Building Management
The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses

Educating service shops, building owners, engineers, salespersons, and other people in the industry is a point of pride for Boland. Their professional development classes give folks knowledge and training on the equipment they work on or have in their buildings. Del Johnson, Special Project Leader at Boland, spoke with Tyler Kern about the program’s many […]

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Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility
Engineering & Construction
Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility

Facilities can ill afford to have equipment go down with today’s supply chain challenges. Lost hours could quickly become lost days if a replacement is unavailable. Sam Cafferata, Principal Engineer at Concept Systems, spoke with Tyler Kern about this all-too-real issue and what facilities can do to ensure their equipment is up-to-date and in good […]

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River Tales: Olympic Gold Medalist Joe Jacobi on How Canoeing Changed His Life
Building Management
River Tales: Olympic Gold Medalist Joe Jacobi on How Canoeing Changed His Life

In the latest episode of the podcast “Straight Outta Crumpton,” host Greg Crumpton was also joined by co-host Tyler Kern, and the two chatted with Olympic gold medalist Joe Jacobi. Over 30 years ago Jacobi won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona alongside his teammate Scott Strausbaugh. The duo clutched […]

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How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges
Engineering & Construction
How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges

Modular is having a moment and the motivations are clear. Modular is easy to assemble, adaptable and avoids supply chain disruptions. Now, Designed Conveyer Systems offers a modular conveyor system option. Host Tyler Kern spoke with Designed Conveyor System’s Todd Jones, VP of Project Delivery, and Meg Culler Smith, CP of Engineering on the topic […]

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Companies Will Shift Their Focus to Profitability for Their Path to Success
Business Services
Companies Will Shift Their Focus to Profitability for Their Path to Success

All companies should look at automated purchasing and compliance in today’s marketplace. Tyler Kern, and co-host Hunter Austin, Managing Partner of Kelley Austin, got some hot tips on the latest trend in automated payment control solutions from James Thomas, CEO and Founder of Itemize.  In the B2B space, where you need a lot more […]

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Companies Are More Comfortable Embracing Emerging Technologies to Boost Efficiency
Business Services
Companies Are More Comfortable Embracing Emerging Technologies to Boost Efficiency

There is a certain finesse to increasing profitability. Howie Rosenthal, Vice President of Customer Success with Blueprint Systems, spoke with Host Tyler Kern and Co-host and Managing Partner at Kelley Austin, Hunter Austin, about how businesses can create new efficiencies to maximize profitability. A key aspect to business profitability is making sure customers are seeing […]

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Analyzing the Health Effects of Space Travel with AI
Healthcare
Analyzing the Health Effects of Space Travel with AI

Space is a frontier for global innovation, but space doesn’t come without its limits. As exploration grows, the importance of human health in outer space grows as well. Shashi Jain, Senior Strategic Innovation Manager at Intel, and Dr. John Kalantari, Chief Technology Officer at Yrikka, Inc. spoke  with host Tyler Kern about the movement collaboration […]

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ConCensis: How to Bring Your Scope Management Process Into the 21st Century
Healthcare
ConCensis: How to Bring Your Scope Management Process Into the 21st Century

Endoscopes are complex surgical assets made with various intricate parts depending on their use. Processing includes sterilizing, cleaning, transporting, and storing these tools. All of this requires intense asset management. To discuss moving scope process into the technological age, host Tyler Kern invited Jacob Long, Director – Sales Engineering, and Hannah Shipp, Product Owner – […]

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Oncology and Technology with Carevive: Applying Oncology Expertise at Scale Part IV
Healthcare
Oncology and Technology with Carevive: Applying Oncology Expertise at Scale Part IV

Carevive exists to improve the lives of cancer patients. But doing that, can’t be accomplished without integrating real-time solutions into cancer centers around the nation. In Part Four of “Applying Oncology Expertise at Scale” host Tyler Kern chats with MSN & RN Reesa Sherin, a Clinical Strategist for Carevive Systems, about the importance of the […]

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Built Modular: MPA Modular Bank Buildings
Engineering & Construction
Built Modular: MPA Modular Bank Buildings

Although natural disasters are not a daily occurrence for everyone, an event such as a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, or fire is a situation that it’s important to be prepared for. MPA Systems modular construction by BOXX Modular is set up to quickly and efficiently provide secure buildings in the event of a disaster. Host […]

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Veterans Transitioning to Project Management and MHI Roles
Engineering & Construction
Veterans Transitioning to Project Management and MHI Roles

Veterans retire with a variety of skills under their belt. These skills form a natural path from the military into the civilian workforce, particularly translating to project management. To talk about this overlap, DJ Hughes, a current armed forces reserve officer with twenty years of active-duty service under his belt, talks to host Tyler […]

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The Importance of Climate Control for Poultry Farmers in Texas
Food & Beverage
The Importance of Climate Control for Poultry Farmers in Texas

In this episode, Tyler Kern talks with Heidi Hudson co-owner of Hudson Farms. They discuss the importance of climate control for poultry farmers in the hot state of Texas. Hudson’s background is in poultry science, and her husband is a third-generation poultry farmer. They worked alongside his father for three years on his farm before […]

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The Benefits of Working with an OEM
Software & Technology
The Benefits of Working with an OEM

With over 45 years of experience, Red Lion Product Manager Jeff Thornton has extensive knowledge about the company and its products. Thornton sits down with host Tyler Kern to discuss the benefits of working with an OEM and Red Lion’s new product, the PM50. While traditional OEM’s come in many shapes and sizes, there’s always […]

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Steve Strong’s Vision for Concept Systems Going into 2023
Engineering & Construction
Steve Strong’s Vision for Concept Systems Going into 2023

After a momentous twenty-three years, Michael Helm has stepped down in his role as CEO with Concept Systems. Helm passed the torch down to Steve Strong, who chatted with host Tyler Kern about his future-forward visions for Concept Systems.  After spending almost 15 years at the Boeing Company, Strong knows a thing or two about […]

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The Use of AI in Cancer Screenings
Healthcare
The Use of AI in Cancer Screenings

Medical imaging, an integral part of the cancer screening process, continues to experience rapid, year-over-year growth. Unfortunately, available radiologists cannot keep pace with the demand for their services fueled by the continued growth in cancer screening. New solutions are in desperate need to support diagnosis and improve workflows. Can AI play an important role in […]

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The Impact of the Chip Shortage on Vehicle Life Cycles
Business Services
The Impact of the Chip Shortage on Vehicle Life Cycles

Alliance DriveAway Solutions is a logistics company. As Lijun Ji, CEO at Alliance DriveAway Solutions, puts it, DriveAway is like ordering an Uber for machinery. Their solution focuses on the transportation of class A trucks. Ji spoke with Tyler Kern and Greg Crumpton about her business and its unique offering in the marketplace. When a […]

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The Growing Role of Cobots in Factory Automation with Alex Megej
Engineering & Construction
The Growing Role of Cobots in Factory Automation with Alex Megej

In this episode, Alex Megej, Chief Technology Officer for the Industrial Business Unit at TE Connectivity, speaks with Tyler Kern about cobots, how they differ from traditional industrial manufacturing robots and how they are advancing today’s factory automation. Cobots are more compact than large-size manufacturing robots. “Think of them as a mechanical arm that […]

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Oncology and Technology: Applying Oncology Expertise At Scale, Part 3
Healthcare
Oncology and Technology: Applying Oncology Expertise At Scale, Part 3

April Boyd, Sr. Clinical Content Developer at Carevive, is a nurse with many years of oncology experience. Boyd understands what it takes to achieve better patient outcomes. She worked as an outpatient oncology nurse and research nurse for gastrointestinal cancers at MD Anderson in Houston. She spoke with Tyler Kern about her experiences and what […]

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Integrated HVACD Solutions for Cannabis Cultivation
Building Management
Integrated HVACD Solutions for Cannabis Cultivation

The cannabis industry is quickly going mainstream. As more and more states legalize cannabis, the stigma attached to this horticulture specialty is drifting away, and a varied mix of people are finding enormous business potential and growth in the product. Adrian Giovenco, Founder & CEO of InSpire Transpiration Solutions, sat down with the Straight Outta […]

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Closing the Books: IC Systems
Business Services
Closing the Books: IC Systems

Lee Brockney is currently the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis Manager at IC Systems. After 19 years with the company, he wears many hats today. He’s in charge of general project pricing, financial forecasting, cost analysis, budget, and other ad-hoc reporting. He’s also an active Chairman of the Innovation Committee. He’s poised to discuss […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building: Finding Utility Incentives for Your Building
Building Management
10 Minutes to a Better Building: Finding Utility Incentives for Your Building

Building owners and property managers may be familiar with the various rebates and programs associated with equipment within the scope of their buildings. Still, there are other utility incentives available that aren’t as known. Emily Herchenroeder, Energy Solutions Team Leader at Boland, joined Tyler Kern to shed more light on some of those other utility […]

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The Impact of 5G on Factory Automation
Software & Technology
The Impact of 5G on Factory Automation

5G may still be in its infancy, but the industrial space is excited for the possibilities this technology may bring in terms of improvements in factory automation. Barry Turner, Technical Business Development Manager at Red Lion Controls, walked Tyler Kern through the current state of 5G and the future advantages of factory automation as adoption […]

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Meeting the New Members of Cla-Val
Engineering & Construction
Meeting the New Members of Cla-Val

Host of Valve Chronicles, Tyler Kern, spoke with members of the Cla-Val team, including two new members that the company “moved Heaven and Earth” to get on the team. Those two new members are Shirley Nelson, Fueling Sales Manager, and Jimmy Kmetz, Technical Sales Engineer, who had worked together for years before Tom Boriack, Director […]

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Understanding the Current and Future State of Renewable Energy with Dr. Thomas Schoepf
Energy
Understanding the Current and Future State of Renewable Energy with Dr. Thomas Schoepf

On a global level, we are seeing increased demand for renewable energy sources. In this intriguing episode of Our Connected World, podcast host Tyler Kern sat down with Dr. Thomas Schoepf, VP and CTO of Energy at TE Connectivity to discuss the current and future state of renewable energy, barriers to adopting renewable energy sources, […]

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Driving Positive Change in the World of Transportation
People on the Move
Driving Positive Change in the World of Transportation

June is Pride Month, making it the perfect time to catch up with the state of the LGBTQ community in the trucking industry. People on the Move’s Tyler Kern caught up with Shelle Lichti, the Founder and Executive Director of LGBT Truckers, Inc., for an enlightening discussion on the industry’s past, present, and future regarding […]

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Your Relevant Solution: The Key Differentiators of Relevant Industrial
Engineering & Construction
Your Relevant Solution: The Key Differentiators of Relevant Industrial

Finding answers and delivering results is what Relevant Industrial is all about. As an industrial business in a competitive market, Relevant Industrial has learned to adapt in order to grow. Jeremy Wilcox, VP of Business Development for Fluid Connectors at Relevant Industrial, sits down with host Tyler Kern to discuss Relevant Industrial’s key differentiators […]

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Do You Know Where Your Instruments Are? How Surgical Instrument Marking Can Improve Your Perioperative feat. Bill Camargo and Jennifer Bingaman
Healthcare
Do You Know Where Your Instruments Are? How Surgical Instrument Marking Can Improve Your Perioperative feat. Bill Camargo and Jennifer Bingaman

Ahead of any surgical procedure or operation is the preparation of surgical instruments. In the latest episode of the podcast “ConCensis,” host Tyler Kern discussed the ins and outs of how Censis utilizes its software to facilitate the use of surgical instruments throughout the full perioperative loop by putting marks on each individual instrument. He […]

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Beyond the Numbers: Managing Crown Jewel Data Within Organizations
Business Services
Beyond the Numbers: Managing Crown Jewel Data Within Organizations

An organization’s intellectual property, trade secrets, and any proprietary information that requires protection are considered crown jewel data. Managing this data can be as crucial to the organization as the data itself. Trip Hillman, Director of Cybersecurity Services at Weaver, and Hunter Sundbeck, a Privacy Lead for IT Advisory Services at Weaver, checked in with […]

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PGA vs LIV: The Battle for the Present and Future of Golf
Sports & Entertainment
PGA vs LIV: The Battle for the Present and Future of Golf

With the U.S. Open this weekend, tensions among the professional golf community are reaching new heights. Golf professionals are being courted to a more immediately lucrative fairway with the Saudi-backed LIV Tour, and in challenging the PGA’s dominance over the sport, the LIV Tour has put pros in a tough spot. Do they choose a […]

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Keep Kuul: The Cost of Heat Stress and Heat Injuries in the Military and the Correlation to Civilian Occupations.
Healthcare
Keep Kuul: The Cost of Heat Stress and Heat Injuries in the Military and the Correlation to Civilian Occupations.

Shon Wainscott, National Accounts Manager at Portacool, sees a direct correlation between keeping cool in the military and keeping cool on the job. Wainscott spent fifteen years serving in the Army, the bulk of that time in the infantry. He spoke about his experiences with Tyler Kern and why it’s essential to have the proper […]

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IAQ IQ: Career Paths for Women in the HVAC Industry
Building Management
IAQ IQ: Career Paths for Women in the HVAC Industry

When it comes to the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce, women continue to be underrepresented. Many industries that rely on a foundation of STEM education are dominated by a predominately male workforce. However, the tide is turning with more women entering the HVAC industry year over year. Tyler Kern, host of IAQ IQ: […]

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What do You Need to Know Before Doing a Bypass System?
Holland Pump
What do You Need to Know Before Doing a Bypass System?

Norm Rolf, Sales Associate with Holland Pump, is a bypass specialist. He spoke with Tyler Kern about the essentials of sewer bypass and backup systems. One of the first things that need to happen is determining the pump quantity for the sewer bypass and backup system. “Anytime you are doing a large system like this, […]

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Your Relevant Solution: Relevant Industrial’s EPG Solutions and Capabilities
Engineering & Construction
Your Relevant Solution: Relevant Industrial’s EPG Solutions and Capabilities

To meet the needs of the industrial automation and manufacturing industry, Relevant Industrial supplies best-in-class parts, pieces, services, and solutions. Dave Baxter, Vice President of Business Development, Engineered Solutions at Relevant Industrial, spoke with Tyler Kern about Relevant’s EPG solutions and capabilities. For Baxter, it all boils down to flexibility. Relevant wants to provide […]

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Trends in Space Technology
Sciences
Trends in Space Technology

ATM machines, the internet, GPS maps, and weather reports all have one common denominator: outer space. Without space, these services would not be possible at the scale they are today. TE Connectivity’s leader of global engineering, Matt McAlonis joined Tyler Kern, host of Our Connected World, to highlight the trends in the frontier of space […]

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Building the Next Generation Through Sharing Knowledge
Business Services
Building the Next Generation Through Sharing Knowledge

As technology continues to find ways to keep growing, sharing knowledge and building trustful relationships plays an important role in the next generation. Hosts Greg Crumpton and Tyler Kern sat down with Ron Vokoun, the Director of Critical Facilities at OAC Services, to discuss the industry and the factors around its growth. When Vokoun entered […]

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Creating the Proper Alignment Between OT and IT
Software & Technology
Creating the Proper Alignment Between OT and IT

IT and OT. They didn’t always play nicely in the sandbox together, but times change, and so too the technology world. With the convergence of IT and OT becoming more normalized, companies must properly align their informational and operational technology systems. Barry Turner, Technical Business Development Manager at Red Lion, knows both worlds, and he […]

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Inspired Banking: Connecting with Your Customers Through Self-Service Banking
Inspired Banking
Inspired Banking: Connecting with Your Customers Through Self-Service Banking

The advent of the pandemic changed a plethora of industries. While some fell behind, others evolved to meet the changes. Keith Lennard, an industry expert for over 12 years and the VP and Head of Software at Hyosung, knows all too well how adverse events might positively impact an industry. Specifically in this case, he […]

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Leveraging AI to Improve Patient Outcomes in Healthcare
Healthcare
Leveraging AI to Improve Patient Outcomes in Healthcare

The importance of providing patients with a fast and accurate diagnosis cannot be overstated – it can be the difference between life and death. Unfortunately, the healthcare system is overwhelmed, and physicians cannot keep up with the overflow of patient needs in a timely manner. Dr. Chai Xiangfei, CEO and co-founder at HY Medical, and […]

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Implementation Strategy: What Does a Successful Surgical Instrument Management System Implementation Look Like?
Healthcare
Implementation Strategy: What Does a Successful Surgical Instrument Management System Implementation Look Like?

Technology plays a central role in every aspect of medical advancement — even in the surgical asset management field. On an episode of ConCensis host, Tyler Kern was joined by Theresa Cole, a Sterile Processing Manager at Northern Nevada Sierra Hospital, and Jason Blake, a project manager with Censis Technologies – the company behind CensiTrac, […]

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Volta Knowledge: Origins of Volta
Engineering & Construction
Volta Knowledge: Origins of Volta

Every great company has an origin story. Denis Kouroussis, Founder & CEO of Volta Insite, joined Tyler Kern to talk about the factors that led to the creation of Volta energy. But first, Kern wanted to learn a bit of Kouroussis’ personal origin story. Kouroussis describes himself as a tech geek from birth. He also […]

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Interaction to Satisfaction: Why customer engagement matters now more than ever
Industrial IoT
Interaction to Satisfaction: Why customer engagement matters now more than ever

Finding key engagements to develop and strengthen the relationship with your customers is vital to building a successful and reputable business. Host of Fiberside Chat, Tyler Kern, welcomed guests Ashlee Hornbuckle, Marketing Manager at 3-GIS, and Steve Seagraves, Instructional Designer at 3-GIS, to discuss setting customer-centric initiatives. “In this industry, I would say the majority […]

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Oncology and Technology: From Oncology Nurse to Clinical Practice Transformation Advisor
Healthcare
Oncology and Technology: From Oncology Nurse to Clinical Practice Transformation Advisor

A career change can often come with uncertainty for the future, but for Christina Morgan, Clinical Practice Transformation Advisor at Carevive, it gave her a voice to advocate for cancer patients helping them receive the highest quality of care. Oncology and Technology host Tyler Kern sat with Morgan to discuss her transition from the field […]

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The 2nd Annual SMU Dallas 100 Draft Event
Business Services
The 2nd Annual SMU Dallas 100 Draft Event

Each year, the SMU Dallas 100 celebrates what’s so unique about the city we call home. Larger-than-life passion, energy, and companies literally shaping the way the rest of the world does business – it’s all right here in Big D. The 2nd annual Dallas 100 Draft event was held May 10th, kicking off the 32nd […]

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The Road Map for the Future
Professional AV
The Road Map for the Future

With the return to in-person trade shows comes the excitement of witnessing technological advances firsthand. Aurora Multimedia, a company dedicated to changing the topology of AV, participates in many of these events, like the Integrated Systems Europe show in Spain on May 10–13. In this episode of Cutting Through, host Tyler Kern spoke with Aurora’s […]

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Closing the Books: How Regulation F is Reshaping the Debt Collection Industry
Business Services
Closing the Books: How Regulation F is Reshaping the Debt Collection Industry

Returning guest Michelle Dove, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel for IC System, sits down with host Tyler Kern to discuss the changes implemented by Regulation F and how they’ve effected IC System as well as the broader debt collection world. “I am mainly tasked with understanding the law that applies to the collection industry […]

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Beyond the Numbers: The Oil Spill Liability Tax
Business Services
Beyond the Numbers: The Oil Spill Liability Tax

For this discussion on motor fuels taxation issues, Beyond the Numbers sits with two of Weaver’s industry leaders, Emilda Santiesteban and Leanne Sobel, J.D., both Directors of Motor Fuels and Excise Tax Services. They join host, Tyler Kern, to explore motor fuel taxation dynamics and offer their insights on a constitutional challenge to the federal […]

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Today’s Trends in Trucking and Supply Chain
Resources for the Road
Today’s Trends in Trucking and Supply Chain

When it comes to global supply chain issues, there is no greater source than FreightWaves, the largest media and market-level data provider in the logistics and supply-chain industry. Tyler Kern welcomed Craig Fuller, CEO & Founder of FreightWaves, to Resources for the Road for a brain-picking session on what’s happening in logistics today, and […]

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Reducing the DALY Tally Through IAQ Improvements
Building Management
Reducing the DALY Tally Through IAQ Improvements

Nick Agopian, VP of Sales & Marketing at RenewAire, and Paul Raymer, Chief Investigator at Heyoka Indoor Solutions LLC, joined Tyler Kern for the third installment of their focus on indoor air quality (IAQ) best practices for the home with a fascinating look at improving disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). No one likes to dwell on […]

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Our Connected World: Reshaping Industries with Sensor Technology
Our Connected World: Reshaping Industries with Sensor Technology

TE Connectivity is on the cutting edge of sensor technology. To discuss this innovation that’s disrupting many industries, Tyler Kern chatted with VP and Chief Technology Officer, Erin Byrne, of Sensor Solutions. Byrne highlighted many examples of how sensors are already involved in people’s everyday use. “Sensors are ubiquitous…they’re ubiquitous in improving our lives, […]

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Preparing for ISE and InfoComm
Professional AV
Preparing for ISE and InfoComm

Tyler Kern interviewed Paul Harris, CEO at Aurora Multimedia, ahead of the 2022 ISE and InfoComm tradeshows to explore current AV industry trends and upcoming product announcements. Aurora Multimedia is an AV industry leader providing products for all industries, “our main focus market is commercial AV… we do a lot of digital signage, hospitality, medical, […]

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School Safety Today: ESSER Refresher & New Opportunities in School Funding
School Safety Today: ESSER Refresher & New Opportunities in School Funding

Dr. Paula Love, Founder of RFP Match, joined Tyler Kern for a refresher on ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) to talk about the latest funding available to help schools. There were plenty of updates and opportunities to share. Since the pandemic, several different COVID relief acts and packages have provided much-needed funds to […]

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Cox Business: The Future of Telehealth and Home Health Care
Healthcare
Cox Business: The Future of Telehealth and Home Health Care

Kevin Stevenson, the Host of the I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson podcast, sat down with host Tyler Kern to discuss the past, present, and future of home health care. What was considered atypical in healthcare seemed to become the norm overnight during the COVID pandemic. In actuality, telehealth has existed in some parts of […]

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The Technologies on Display at NAB 2022
Professional AV
The Technologies on Display at NAB 2022

On April 23-27, 2022, the NAB Show – Where Content Comes to Life, will be in-person at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 1st time since 2019! This renowned industry event produced by the National Association of Broadcasters is the most anticipated annual convention for the media, entertainment, and technology industry. Convention-goers can enjoy […]

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How to Successfully Transition to EV Fleets
Resources for the Road
How to Successfully Transition to EV Fleets

The importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions continues to make headline news. One of the easiest ways to do this is by transitioning traditional vehicles to all-electric vehicles and one industry that has the ability to make a significant impact in a short period of time is commercial transportation vehicles that operate on diesel fuel. […]

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Building Strong Volunteer Relationships
Building Strong Volunteer Relationships

All over the country, volunteers are serving their school districts and communities. Finding them isn’t the only task but managing and maintaining volunteer relationships canquickly become a challenge without the proper tools and resources.. Host Tyler Kern talked to a school official with a lifetime of volunteer experience. Chris Robinson, the Volunteer Program Supervisor for […]

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Keep Kuul with Portacool: Heat Stress Comes Full Circle
Building Management
Keep Kuul with Portacool: Heat Stress Comes Full Circle

Keeping employees safe, cool, and productive is essential in any work environment. The role heat stress plays was the topic of this episode of Keep Kuul with Portacool. Tyler Kern reached out to Klint Barton, Regional Manager for Automotive, Southeast Division at Portacool for his perspective. Barton understands the seriousness of heat stress because he […]

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