With the winter games taking place in Sochi, Russia, we thought it would be fitting to spotlight someone in The Rodon Group family with Olympic aspirations.
The Rodon Group Proves they are Committed to Reduce their Carbon Footprint by Signing an Agreement with North America’s Leading Demand Response Provider.
There was a time many decades ago, when employees joined companies with the expectation of a long career. Companies were loyal to employees, and the employees reciprocated. Today, the employment picture is much different. Higher unemployment rates, coupled with the constant pressure to reduce head-count have served to create a job market where neither side of the equation seems to feel a strong loyalty to one another. In fact, the most recent recession has incentivized many unhappy workers to stay put until better opportunities become available. According to the "What's Working" research study by Mercer, a global consulting firm “In the U.S., the percentage of workers who said they wanted to leave and get a new job rose nine percentage points, from 23% in 2005 to about one in three, or 32%, in 2010.” If the employment rates continue to improve, many of these workers will move onto other opportunities.
During the holiday season we should take time to reflect on all of the great things that have happened throughout the year. The Rodon Group is very grateful to have had yet another momentus year full of recognition, awards and great customers.
One of the ways a business shows its appreciation for their community is by supporting the work of organizations who make a positive impact throughout the year. We support a local branch of the MS 150 Cyclepaths, a group of bicyclists who participate in the City to Shore Biking event that takes place in New Jersey. Established in 2006, this local group continues to set higher goals and increase their membership. In 2013, the 60 member riders exceeded their fund raising goal and generated over $31,000.
American manufacturing is getting a great deal of attention these days. Consumers are seeking out American-made products. Producers are re-shoring their manufacturing back to the states. Educators, students, and adults are looking seriously at STEM manufacturing careers to provide a stable and secure future.
Take a look at our "tappable" behind the scenes review of the making of our new website.
Since, we first published this post, there has been continued worker unrest particularly in Bangladesh after several factory disasters and wage disputes.
The Rodon Group recently added six of the latest Nissei servo-driven hydraulic injection molding machines to their manufacturing floor. These energy-efficient machines provide the combined advantages of both hydraulic and electric injection systems. They are designed to deliver better performance for both thin - and thick-walled applications.