Category Archives: Operations

They like me, they really like me.

Someone once told me, “They don’t buy from you because of what your selling or how much it costs, they buy from you because they like you!”  To be honest, I think that actually came from a movie instead.  Regardless, … Continue reading

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It’s all about attitude

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.  Whenever I am encountered with a challenge at work, others may think … Continue reading

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How Do We Differ?

Human versus animals? How do we really differ? I mean, what is our natural reflex when a ball comes flying to the face? Dodge? What about when someone shoots a rubber band at you? Close your eyes? Animals do the … Continue reading

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Winning is everything…

Recently our warehouse has been filling up and it’s almost to the point where there’s no more space.  We have an assortment of lotion pumps, triggers, foamers, and even rubber nipples!  This past month we had a sales contest which … Continue reading

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Fortitude

In one of my favorite “rom coms,” You’ve Got Mail, there’s a scene where Tom Hank’s character explains to his love interest played by Meg Ryan after ruining her business…. “It wasn’t… personal” to which she replies… …. ” Whatever … Continue reading

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Sharing is Caring

I’ve always been under the impression that work is work and personal life was something completely different. Outside of work, I live as a free spirit and mingling with colleague whom I see for half my day never came across … Continue reading

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Team Effort!

Being the OP manager here at Arminak is a challenge everyday…. I feel that everyone in my department is my kids who I have to watch and take care and monitor every step they do. What they breathe I breathe, … Continue reading

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Communication is Key

Communication is key! I’ll be honest; some customer can be quite varied in personality. That’s my euphemism for trying to say that some customers are really really, great and some can be really difficult! Keeping it real I’ll say that … Continue reading

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We Are Now C-TPAT Certified!

C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism), a partnership between the trade community and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The purpose of C-TPAT is to establish supply chain security processes throughout the global supply chain to prevent terrorist devices from entering … Continue reading

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We’re two steps ahead of you…

Wouldn’t it be great if we all had supernatural power to foresee the future. If not the future, at least forecast trouble? Being able to plan and forecast in advance is very important in the manufacturing/production industry. In fact, thousand … Continue reading

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