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May 2024

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Addressing Workforce Challenges Through Training, Robotics

While global demand for steel is projected to continue to rise, the industry is facing a scarcity of skilled labor. In addition to training programs and skill-building initiatives, robotics technology and automation are among the areas gaining momentum as a potential solution to address these challenges.

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The Strategic Value of Onboarding: How to Engage, Retain Top Talent

An effective onboarding process goes far beyond the obligatory paperwork and orientation checklist. It is thoughtfully designed to make new employees feel valued and to lay the groundwork for an enduring bond between the employee and employer.

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Sustainable Materials at Forefront of AMPP’s 2024 Agenda

In a panel discussion, member leaders Dawn Eden and Sandy Williamson share their insights regarding materials sustainability and the latest trends in 2024. Discussion topics include new focus areas within AMPP’s Sustainability Task Force; key takeaways and insights from the 2024 conference; and what could be on the horizon as global outreach is ramped up.

Videos

Axxiom Interviewed at AMPP Annual Conference and Expo 2024

Rebbeca Bickham joins Bill Nelson, VP of Abrasives Blasting Technology at Axxiom, during the AMPP Annual Conference and Expo 2024 to discuss Axxiom's origins and new and improved safety products.

Abrasives Interviewed at AMPP Annual Conference and Expo 2024

Stephanie Chizik joins Steve Brook, Director of Sales & Business Development at Abrasives Inc., during the AMPP Annual Conference and Expo 2024 to speak about what Abrasives Inc. offers and how Abrasives achieves being green.

Rust-Oleum: How Zinsser Primers Prepare for Professional Paint Jobs

Primers like Zinsser’s Bulls Eye 1-2-3 adhere to hard-to-paint surfaces. Choose a primer that sticks with it. For more information, click here.

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