The Spark

September 19, 2019
Cannabis in a jar

The Growing Presence of Cannabis at Industry Trade Shows

It is officially “expo” season! With the plethora of trade shows on the horizon, there is ample opportunity for education, support, and networking. However, wildly expanding industries are driving changes in the traditional trade show […]
July 15, 2019
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs: Summer Manufacturing Camp

Thinking Outside of the Toolbox with Camp GADgET

“The goal is not to just think outside of the box. It’s to think outside of the box, AND create a new box, and then do it again.” -Antigone Sharris, Triton College Engineering Technology Program […]
May 6, 2019
Gino Rigitano

Gino Rigitano Joins ACE METAL CRAFTS COMPANY as VP Sales & Marketing

ACE METAL CRAFTS COMPANY is pleased to announce Gino Rigitano has been named Vice President of Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. Gino will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the ACE sales team, enhancing our ongoing marketing efforts, as well as bringing the ACE culture to our customer relationships.
March 27, 2019
food packaging line

Embracing Engineering + Technology in Food Supply Safety

Food preparation and packaging tends to be taken for granted, rarely making headlines unless there’s a safety breakdown in the supply chain. Look no further than the significant media coverage of the E. coli outbreaks […]
February 15, 2019
We Believe Customers are First

Customer Service Is a Mindset, Not a Department

If you had to quickly answer the question, “My most recent customer service experience was …” would you have a positive story to share, or, unfortunately, a frustratingly negative one? What’s your opinion of that […]
January 15, 2019

Hitting the Ground Running in 2019

As we begin 2019, the metal fabrication industry finds itself in a challenging position. From one perspective, metal fabrication is doing very well: capacity utilization is up, and many fabricators are delivering solid performance results. […]