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Made In America: Big Ass Fans in the Bluegrass State

When a consumer buys a product made in the United States, he or she is making an investment in more than just a physical product. The impact of that purchase ripples through a local economy and can stimulate an entire region. Big Ass Fans has been producing what its name suggests in Lexington, Kentucky […]

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Made In America: Big Ass Fans in the Bluegrass State

When a consumer buys a product made in the United States, he or she is making an investment in more than just a physical product. The impact of that purchase ripples through a local economy and can stimulate an entire region. Big Ass Fans has been producing what its name suggests in Lexington, Kentucky […]

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Can Social Media Redesign Global Cities?

Europe was devastated by World War II with large sections of cities completely destroyed. Soon after the conflict ended it was time to rebuild. The most popular material quickly became concrete. The material was sturdy enough to withstand future potential conflicts and cheap enough to rebuild quickly. Many buildings made nearly completely of concrete shot […]

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Walker Zanger – One Stop Shop

Walker Zanger is a rich source for both trade professionals and homeowners searching for the right design style for their vision. With 13 curated showrooms and slab galleries and 200 authorized dealers nationwide, Walker Zanger is a valuable source for whole home design; a one-stop shop with a breadth of products – from inside to […]

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MarketScale Mornings: What Bob Borson Says Every Young Architect Should Look For in a First Job

Bob Borson has been an architect his entire adult life. He’s designed houses, commercial properties and everything in between. Today he is perhaps best known for building up the design community online. His website, Life of an Architect, is among the most highly visited sites in the architecture space. Borson’s guidance and advice about […]

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MarketScale Mornings: Is the Future of Manufacturing ‘Made In America’?

The manufacturing supply chain has become a completely global ecosystem. With that comes a wealth of trading partners, suppliers and customers, many of which have a helping hand in keeping prices low. However, international partners bring with them geopolitical forces that can throw a wrinkle in an entire business stream. Such is the case […]

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Inside the Trends that will Define Commercial Design in 2019

NeoCon 2019 offered a sneak peek at some of the latest commercial design trends and what leading brands are offering in their latest collections. Author and thought leader Rex Miller was in attendance at the Chicago Merchandise Mart for the conference last week. He explored the exhibits of some of the leading brands in the […]

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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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Made In America: Big Ass Fans in the Bluegrass State
September 24, 2019

When a consumer buys a product made in the United States, he or she is making an investment in more than just a physical product. The impact of that purchase ripples through a local economy and can stimulate an entire region. Big Ass Fans has been producing what its name suggests in Lexington, Kentucky […]

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Can Social Media Redesign Global Cities?
August 16, 2019

Europe was devastated by World War II with large sections of cities completely destroyed. Soon after the conflict ended it was time to rebuild. The most popular material quickly became concrete. The material was sturdy enough to withstand future potential conflicts and cheap enough to rebuild quickly. Many buildings made nearly completely of concrete shot […]

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Walker Zanger – One Stop Shop
July 11, 2019

Walker Zanger is a rich source for both trade professionals and homeowners searching for the right design style for their vision. With 13 curated showrooms and slab galleries and 200 authorized dealers nationwide, Walker Zanger is a valuable source for whole home design; a one-stop shop with a breadth of products – from inside to […]

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MarketScale Mornings: What Bob Borson Says Every Young Architect Should Look For in a First Job
July 2, 2019

Bob Borson has been an architect his entire adult life. He’s designed houses, commercial properties and everything in between. Today he is perhaps best known for building up the design community online. His website, Life of an Architect, is among the most highly visited sites in the architecture space. Borson’s guidance and advice about […]

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MarketScale Mornings: Is the Future of Manufacturing ‘Made In America’?
June 28, 2019

The manufacturing supply chain has become a completely global ecosystem. With that comes a wealth of trading partners, suppliers and customers, many of which have a helping hand in keeping prices low. However, international partners bring with them geopolitical forces that can throw a wrinkle in an entire business stream. Such is the case […]

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Inside the Trends that will Define Commercial Design in 2019
June 19, 2019

NeoCon 2019 offered a sneak peek at some of the latest commercial design trends and what leading brands are offering in their latest collections. Author and thought leader Rex Miller was in attendance at the Chicago Merchandise Mart for the conference last week. He explored the exhibits of some of the leading brands in the […]

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Behind the Scenes at NeoCon 2019
June 13, 2019

NeoCon 2019 is officially in the books. Between the educational sessions, speaker opportunities and company exhibits, there was plenty to take in and to be encouraged by in the commercial design industry this week. In just three days at the Chicago Merchandise Mart, it may not have been possible to experience everything, but just because […]

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What Wellness Means at HD Expo 2019
May 17, 2019

At HD Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, hospitality and design leaders have come together to discuss the latest trends in the marriage of the two industries. Last year the show hosted more than 12,000 attendees from 40 countries and this week is expected to be no different. One area often associated with the hospitality […]

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How to Build a Hydraulic Hose
May 15, 2019

With the correct tools and materials, you can build a hydraulic hose in seven simple steps. Find out more here.

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