Category Archives: The Business of Manufacturing

What is the problem with butting brick against a window?

Question: What is one of the most common mistakes that building contractors make when installing windows and doors? Answer: Not allowing enough clearance between the brick and the installed window.

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Update on: The Power of Social Media

I updated the “power of social media” page. Below is the result Updated March 18, 2011 At the tail end of 2010 we sent out a company email blast to our customers introducing our 8017 to our customer base. Flippantly … Continue reading

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Tax Policy, American Business and the Japan Earthquake

We are living in some very interesting times right now. In the last week, one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in modern history hit Japan. Thousands perished and many more are likely to have difficult times.  My heart and prayers … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein talks about MGM brand swing doors and vinyl windows

I have recently been introduced to the website www.xtranormal.com, with this tool it is possible to produce cheap, quick and informative videos for your marketing needs.  All you have to do is pick out a basic scene and select your … Continue reading

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Original Post Of: The Power of Social Media

The”Underdog” After you have gotten up to speed on the story, Click on the 8017 Double Hung picture above, for a laugh. The blogs….On Dec 7th, 2010 The following company newsletter went out on to approximately 600 people on MGM’s … Continue reading

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“The Mallet” (a short treatise on quality)

Back in 1978 I was a budding mechanical engineering student at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt had a summer internship program with a lot of the big fortune 500 companies as well as smaller companies. I do not remember his name, but I … Continue reading

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