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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/11/19 3:00 PM

But first make sure the classes pay a dividend on the time your employees invest "There's no margin for error in a modern refinery or factory. Worker safety must be …

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Topics:TrainingBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/30/19 9:00 AM

There's nothing like seeing components up close and in person "Swagelok strives for an exceptional customer experience. In large part, that experience is created by our people—our sales and service …

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Topics:TipsTraining

by Jeff Hopkins, on 8/29/19 9:00 AM

Our bite size videos highlight two kinds of hose in only three minutes "The right hose and end connections maximize safety and performance. The wrong ones can mean costly maintenance …

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Topics:HosesTipsTrainingBest PracticesVideo

by Jeff Hopkins, on 7/31/19 9:00 AM

You may know that you should do something, but have you been taught how? "Industry has relied on Swagelok for advanced solutions in fluid handling components for more than 70 …

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Topics:TipsTrainingBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/17/19 8:45 AM

As baby boomers retire, they take decades of knowledge and experience "2 million engineering and manufacturing jobs will go unfilled as baby boomers retire" - Prediction from Deloitte and The Manufacturing …

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Topics:TrainingAssembly Services

by Jeff Hopkins, on 1/9/19 8:45 AM

As baby boomers retire, they take decades of knowledge and experience "2 million engineering and manufacturing jobs will go unfilled as baby boomers retire" - Prediction from Deloitte and The Manufacturing …

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Topics:TrainingAssembly Services

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/4/18 8:45 AM

Look for a program that has instructors who have spent time in the field "Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, …

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Topics:TipsTraining

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/24/18 8:30 AM

Extraordinary corrosion resistance is just the beginning “These are customers operating in arguably the world's toughest industry. Their requirements around safety, environment, regulations, and more are unique. Our job is to …

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Topics:Swagelok Northern CaliforniaIndustriesTrainingServicesOil + Gas

by Jeff Hopkins, on 5/4/18 9:47 AM

Turnover is high among skilled welders and supervisors of orbital welding operations. How do leaders meet the challenge? "A critical system is any system where failure is not acceptable; that …

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Topics:TrainingSwagelokBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/26/18 8:45 AM

What Swagelok Field Services found when they measured effects from five steam training techniques at industrial plants Source: Results of a study done by Swagelok Field Services (formerly SEA, Inc.) on the "comprehension …

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Topics:TrainingBest Practices

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