Simon Sinek Ted Talk on Leadership Review

“A reflective reading of history will show that no man ever rose to military greatness who could not convince his troops that he put them first, above all else.” — Gen. Maxwell Taylor

Screen Shot 2015-12-07 at 2.52.30 PMThe author Simon Sinek starts off his Ted talk ever so coolly in a checked shirt and black-rimmed glasses telling the story of Captain William Swenson. Captain Swenson was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2013 for rescuing fellow soldiers during a barrage of enemy fire. While Captain Swenson was bringing an injured soldier to a helicopter, a medical technician, with a go pro, captured a brief moment when Swenson leaned over to his injured comrade and gave him a kiss before going back to rescue more soldiers. Continue reading “Simon Sinek Ted Talk on Leadership Review”

Large Diameter CNC Swiss Machines

swissmachineE.J. Basler has CNC Swiss style lathes that have the capability of running 38 mm bars. This capacity is the largest available on Swiss machines and we can run the full range of part sizes to fulfill our customer’s needs.

For non-guide bushing applications our Star machine tools can handle up to 42 mm capacity which fills a strategic sector of the machining market. Continue reading “Large Diameter CNC Swiss Machines”

Employee Spotlight: Kathy

kathyejbaslerOh my thanksgiving has come and gone, but we are still thankful here at E. J. Basler. In an effort to highlight our many wonderful employees, we wanted to showcase one person weekly.

Today I wanted to start with Kathy.  Originally from Ecuador, Kathy knows how to cook and dance a mean Salsa but finds true enjoyment from helping others. She is involved in our yearly campaign partnering with Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly. In addition to helping out with her church and working fulltime, she is also going to class at night. She is happy, a hard worker and a great person to be around.   Continue reading “Employee Spotlight: Kathy”