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Profiled Company:

J.P. Nissen Company
Glenside, PA

The J.P. Nissen Company was founded in 1923 to manufacture markers for the textile industry. Nissen is a privately-held company which is still owned by the founding family. Since 1923, our product line has been continuously expanded to include markers for all industrial purposes, but most especially for the metal-marking industry.

Website:  www.NissenMarkers.com
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OKI Bering
Cincinnati, OH

OKI Bering's quality, excellence and caring began in 1937 as O.K.I. Supply Company, a distributor of welding and safety products from a single location in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Website:  www.OKI-Bering.com
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Navy Moves to Save Northrop Grumman Yard
Published: September 20th, 2010 by Wall Street Journal
  Category: Company Updates
 
TechShop: A blowtorch-filled paradise for inventors
Published: September 15th, 2010 by CNN
  Category: Company Updates
 
Special Report: Blue - Collar, Unemployed And Seeing Red
Published: September 15th, 2010 by Reuters
  Category: Technology
 
Ten Tips for Women Students in Science Fields
Published: August 11th, 2010 by US News and World Reports
  Category: People
A recent and quite interesting meta-study, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), located eight factors that contribute to the disparity between the number of female and male college students electing the sciences: beliefs about intelligence, stereotypes, self-assessment, spatial skills, the college student experience, university and college faculty, implicit bias, and workplace bias.
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Skilled Labor Shortage Frustrates Employers
Published: August 11th, 2010 by CBS News
  Category: Company Updates
Thousands of manufacturing jobs going unfilled, the government says.
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Some Firms Struggle to Hire Despite High Unemployment
Published: August 9th, 2010 by Wall Street Journal
  Category: Company Updates
With a 9.5% jobless rate and some 15 million Americans looking for work, many employers are inundated with applicants. But a surprising number say they are getting an underwhelming response, and many are having trouble filling open positions.
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Adults Learn Basic Welding Skills
Published: July 26th, 2010 by Selma Times Journal
  Category: News about Welding Classes
After training for 10 weeks, Caleb Irving will change his fate. Irving has been unemployed for two years, providing for himself and his two children by working odd jobs in construction. "I was doing anything to get by," Irving said. "It's been really hard trying to find a job." Irving will worry no more, thanks to the free welding program offered at Wilcox Central High School.
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Washtenaw Community College welding students forge their own paths
Published: July 18th, 2010 by AnnArbor.com
  Category: People
Washtenaw Community College welding student Alex Pazkowski, 19, who recently won a gold medal in welding at a national championship last month, works in the lab. He is preparing for a series of work assignments that will be given to him by the WorldSkills competition. If he gets enough points, he'll qualify to compete at the competition in London in 2011.
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At Lincoln Electric, Jobs are Guaranteed
Published: July 17th, 2010 by ABC News
  Category: Company Updates
Lincoln Electric in Cleveland Has Policy of Never Laying Off Hard-Working Employees
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Lincoln Electric In the News
Published: July 9th, 2010 by PBS
  Category: Company Updates
Lincoln Electric is the world's leading developer and manufacturer of arc-welding equipment. It has rigorous performance standards. There is mandatory overtime, no unions, and virtually no paid sick days. So why would anyone want to work here? Click here to find the answer!
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