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Fastest Typist of Random Words

How many businesses have two people named Aaron who can type ~85 words per minute? In an ad hoc fingers-on-fire typing competition this afternoon, fueled by email challenges and trash talking, Dallas branch’s Aaron Upton (86 WPM) toppled the long-time reigning champ, Anabel Simental of Dallas (82) and held off Tulsa’s Aaron Hanning (84). Upton...

Should Chili Have Beans?

Should chili contain beans? Not according to our two-time Houston chili cookoff champ, Richard Lewis, who repeated as winner again this year. “Chili does not have beans in it,” says Lewis. “If it has beans, it is a bean soup, not chili.” Fair enough. Lewis retained his peer-voted championship with a concoction that started with...

Most Recalls are Because of Errors on Labels and Packaging

Did you know that errors on labels and packaging are the most common reason for recalls within the food and beverage industry? For food and beverage manufacturers, both internal and external traceability systems are very important for ensuring product integrity. Click here to learn how you can mitigate risk by implementing a comprehensive label verification...

Safety Workshop Emphasizes Importance of Protecting Machine Operators

Innovative-IDM’s Chicago branch and our channel partner Omron Automation recently hosted a Machine Safety Skill Builder Workshop. About 20 of our customers attended and walked away with valuable insight into safety standard compliance and the importance of implementing a culture of safety in every manufacturing facility. The big bonus for attendees was a tour of...