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Empowering Women Will Create a Culture That Benefits All

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Women make up nearly half of the working population in the United States but are underrepresented in the manufacturing industry. According to Women in the Workplace, women constitute approximately one-third of the manufacturing workforce and only 24% of manufacturing C-suite positions.   Manufacturers have been aware of the employment gender gap for years, yet the dynamic remains largely unchanged. This is, in part, because organizational culture in America is often…

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Leading the Charge: DMI Companies’ Sustainable Pathway Towards Environmental Stewardship

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DMI Companies is actively engaged in Sustainability Initiatives, ranging from Zero Waste to Landfill operations and TRUE Certification. Their goal is to ensure proper environmental stewardship and align with USGBC standards. Sustainability is integrated into the culture, with a focus on developing products that benefit society and reduce environmental impact. From Purchasing to Marketing, DMI Companies monitors materials from acquisition to disposal, sourcing recycled and environmentally preferred products. Their…

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Championing Sustainability: Kurt J. Lesker Company’s Ongoing Commitment

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Sustainability isn't just a side project at Kurt J. Lesker Company; it's deeply ingrained in their values and operations year-round. From their recycling program to energy efficiency efforts, the company consistently integrates sustainability into every facet of their business. At the heart of Kurt J. Lesker Company's sustainability initiatives are their core SPIRIT Values. These values serve as guiding principles, ensuring that sustainability remains a critical consideration in every…

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Artificial Intelligence for Financial Roles: New Opportunities Abound

Financial

By David Radin, CEO, Confirmed Artificial intelligence is already proving effective in many roles in manufacturing-related industries where data is plentiful, sensors could be placed strategically to understand current situations, and process is king. It’s also taking hold in accounting roles.  One of the keys is to think beyond Generative AI, the type of AI that has been getting media buzz for the last year due to the big…

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Aligning Accounting Practices With Core Principles of Lean Manufacturing

Financial

By Lindsay Andrews, CPA, Partner, Louis Plung & Company Lean accounting principles focus on aligning accounting practices with the core principles of lean manufacturing to eliminate waste, improve efficiency, and drive continuous improvement. Lean accounting systems provide financial and nonfinancial information necessary for management to drive financial success and make informed decisions based on the relevant data. Key elements of lean accounting principles include: Value-Based Measurement: Lean accounting focuses…

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