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Conversations from the EDGE: The Value of Peer Groups

  Jonathan Sterling, president of Maxair Mechanical spoke on this episode of Conversations from the EDGE about peer groups, and how they offer many benefits for an organization. Before Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Conversations from the EDGE: The Value of Peer Groups
November 27, 2019

Jonathan Sterling, president of Maxair Mechanical spoke on this episode of Conversations from the EDGE about peer groups, and how they offer many benefits for an organization. Before Maxair joined the Service Logic group of companies, they participated in non-competitive peer groups with similar type businesses across the country. “Through this process, we gained […]

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Conversations from the EDGE: How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience
November 22, 2019

On this episode of Conversations from the EDGE with Service Logic, host James Kent spoke with Chris Douglas, President of Encon Heating & A/C, about Douglas’ 37 years with Encon, tracing a career path that began as a service technician. It was during this first role with the Encon, Douglas learned the importance of […]

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Conversations from The EDGE: Misunderstanding the Term “Service Industry”
October 15, 2019

In the business world, there are a few phrases that are mainly used out of habit, without really considering the root meaning of the words being put together. On this episode of Conversations from The EDGE by Service Logic, Elizabeth Barber, Service Manager for Service Logic, had a thoughtful conversation with host Sean Heath […]

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Conversations from The EDGE: Why Acquisitions Can Help HVAC Companies Thrive & Survive
August 20, 2019

Running a small HVAC business is difficult, relying on a single owner to maintain all aspects of the business. In this new episode of Conversations from The EDGE with Service Logic, host Sean Heath sat down with Tim Riedel, president of Service Logic, to discuss how the nationwide HVAC company approaches acquisitions and help […]

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