Summer Internships in Precision Machining – 2016

Precision Machining Education and InternshipsAnd with a blink of an eye, the spring rains have gone and summer’s sweet sunshine has come.

Hello, everyone! It is June 6th and I can almost not believe how fast this year has gone by.

We are excited to announce our summer interns arrive tomorrow. We will have 6 high schoolers throughout our precision machine shop spending a week in each department for five weeks. Then for the final four weeks, the interns will be able to choose a department to take a deeper dive into. We are pumped to get to know the interns better and have a chance to learn from each other. Continue reading “Summer Internships in Precision Machining – 2016″

Notes from the Growth Summit, Dallas TX

growth-summit-2016-logoAt E.J. Basler one of pillars of growth is education and learning. 3 of our leadership team had the opportunity to attend the Growth Summit in Dallas, Texas last week. At the conference we learned so much from Verne Harnish and other renowned authors. Verne is the author of the book, Scaling Up (www.scalingup.com) which is a go-to book on building a dynamic, growing company that is significant in the precision machining industry.  Continue reading “Notes from the Growth Summit, Dallas TX”

Careers in Precision Machining

Career in Precision MachiningLately, I have been researching about employee engagement. This research has led me to better understand our intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivators. The extrinsic motivators such as incentives and rewards, are short term fuel for motivation. However, intrinsic motivators such as autonomy, mastery, and purpose are the long term fuel for motivation.

There is an excellent TedTalk about motivation from author Daniel Pink on this subject. Please take a look here.

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EJ Basler Proudly Hosts Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day - EJ BaslerThe EJ Basler Company is pumped to host 100 Leyden High School students for this year’s Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 2, 2015. The students will be coming from East Leyden High School’s machine shop class. This is the fourth year in a row that we have been able to facilitate this event and every year the participates grow. Last year’s event resulted in three new interns that came to work with us this past summer. It is a core belief here at E. J. Basler, that the future of manufacturing lies in today’s youth. Can’t wait to #rockmfgday this year! Continue reading “EJ Basler Proudly Hosts Manufacturing Day”