Developing leaders through work

Kahlil Gibran in his book, ‘The Prophet’ described work as I see it best…”Work is love made visible” In my job as CEO, I often have to remind myself of these words to get through the day. Sometimes the decisions I am required to make do not have much love attached to them. Many times,…

StandUp plastic pouches have an exciting end of life story and leave the plastic straw alone we can handle it and make it over and over again!

StandUp plastic laminated pouches and plastic straws have an end of life story and that is not ugly, but very positive. The solution is plasma technology and production of syngas and is going to become the key to packaging sustainability. Think why is syngas not part of todays sustainability strategy? Syngas may offer the closest…

Remote Access Cybersecurity

We employ technology to help run our machinery, liquor distribution and wellness businesses. We rely on technology suppliers, OEM’s and system integrators to get everything to work safely and correctly. This means they have to access equipment remotely which creates an open access point on our network. This can also possibly create a cyber security…

PPiTG - 2019 Florida Sterling Award

Six Florida Manufacturers Recognized with 2019 Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards

The Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes collaborated on these statewide awards to recognize the State’s high-performing manufacturers. Companies were judged on six criteria categories: leadership, strategic planning, customers, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, workforce and operations. The stakes were down to 33 out of 105 Florida companies! On May 31, 2019, the winners were announced:…

Can’t Feel the effects of CBD

Today nearly everybody you speak with has a story about CBD.  What is it?  How good is it?  Now with the “farm bill” recently passed comes the news about CBD from Hemp. Cannabidiol CBD is found in both cannabis and hemp. The major difference is the amount of THC. Cannabis CBD oil has up to…

Never Recycle These 10 Things

Paper Towels, Shredded paper and tissues – These are too small to be sorted and collected at recycling facilities. Also these are often covered in grease, food or things folks have coughed into and these contaminate other recyclables. Shredding paper makes it difficult to handle. Plastic bags – These are not easy to handle and…