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Good Eats in Dayton – Milano’s

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Milano’s – multiple locations – http://www.milanossubs.com/ The Milano’s Story… Back in 1969, […]

Cold Weather Machine Maintenance

Winter can be a problem for many types of equipment you use on a daily basis. Low temperatures and snowy weather both bring their own dangers when it comes to your well-being or the reliability of motorized equipment. Taking steps ahead of time can prevent problems down the road. Whether it is heavy machinery or […]

Greenlight a Vet

Tomorrow we celebrate Veterans Day, an opportunity to honor the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. armed forces veterans.  Not to be confused with Memorial Day, a day set aside to honor service members who died in service to our country or as a result of injuries incurred during battle, Veterans Day is a day […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – J.Alexander’s-Redlands Grill

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. J.Alexander’s-Redlands Grill – 7970 Washington Village Drive, Dayton, OH 45459 – http://jalexandersholdings.com/ I […]

So, You Want to Be a Welder?

Have you noticed all of the new businesses being built in the Greater Dayton area? Even older companies that have been around for a number of years are improving their existing facilities or building new ones. What does all this mean? Expanding construction is a good sign the economy is turning around, money is being […]

PARDON OUR DUST

Working at American Testing is a messy job these days. But all for good reason!  Our facility feels like one big construction site, as we have multiple projects underway that will expand our capabilities for serving our customers. Coming down the road, you can’t help but see Project #1 – parking lot repairs and expansion. […]

MFG DAY FOLLOW UP

October 7th was an exciting day at American Testing Services.  Nearly 150 students and teachers visited us for MFG Day – a national celebration and showcase of the manufacturing industry.  Held annually on the first Friday in October, MFG Day is an opportunity to show our community what manufacturing is, as well as what it […]

The Problem with Manufacturing

It’s true. Manufacturing has a problem.  As an industry, manufacturing is facing a possible skills gap.  As current workers retire, fewer young people are entering the manufacturing workforce.  Within the next decade it is predicted that 2 million jobs could go unfilled. What’s at the root of this problem? It’s not that jobs aren’t available.  […]

What Does It Take to Get a Good Manufacturing Job?

Manufacturing jobs are available – good ones, in fact. But what does it take to land one?  Do you need to have a degree or specialized training before you can get hired?  Maybe, but not necessarily. Manufacturing has changed and continues to change. It’s much more high tech than it was in decades past. Meaning, […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Basil’s on Market

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Basil’s on Market – 213 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH  45402 – […]