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May 24, 2018, 11:53 AM EDT

The Robotic Workforce

For generations, television and Hollywood have taught us to believe that robots are usually one of two extremes: cute and harmless, or potentially destructive and deadly. From the flailing-armed robot in the 1960s TV series Lost in Space metallically yelling, “Danger, Will Robinson, Danger!” to the unstoppable cyborg assassin in 1984’s The Terminator and its many sequels, to the film adaptation of Science Fiction writer Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot in 2004, robots are charming and clunky, downright menacing, or in the case of the creations in I, Robot, benign – that is, until they defy The Three Laws of Robotics, namely to follow specific orders and never allow humans to be harmed.

In Focus

The Ultimate in Trailers® Since 1905 »

In many ways, this history of Rogers Brothers Corporation is a reflection of the history of America itself. The world-famous trailer manufacturer is based in the Pennsylvania borough of Albion and played a key role in the growth of the nation, serving its country during both World War I and World War II.

Rogers Brothers Corporation

Thriving as a Family »

USA Trailer Sales is a second generation, family-owned-and-operated trailer supplier of open and enclosed trailers, accessories, parts and services from six locations throughout the state of Michigan.

USA Trailer Sales

Pulling its Weight for Members »

There’s strength in numbers, as the old adage says. Joining forces with and sharing information and knowledge among like-minded individuals can be a positive and powerful channel for growth and development. This holds true not only on a personal level, but for any trade association and its members hoping to realize their full potentials and optimistic futures.

Changing the Face of International Logistics »

Global logistics firm Compass Forwarding Co. offers bespoke shipping services to international companies. Its dedicated teams coordinate airfreight, ocean freight, and domestic trucking. It also maintains an import department that provides customs brokerage and clearance services at any airport, seaport, or land border in the United States.

Compass Forwarding Co.

Moving North American Rail Freight Transport Forward »

RSI Logistics is a one-stop shop for all of your rail freight transport and shipping requirements. It has four main areas of business that include an impressive list of services: software to help rail shippers, rail logistics services, rail transloading, and bulk intermodal management.

RSI Logistics

A Family-Owned Firm Marks Over 70 Years in Business »

Lester R. Summers, Inc. (Summers Trucking) of Ephrata, Pennsylvania has hauled everything from giant NASA telescopes to prestressed concrete products, machinery, modular buildings, commercial windows, lumber and construction materials. The premier oversize precast concrete hauler in the northeastern United States is a family-owned operation that was founded just after World War II.

Lester R. Summers, Inc.

Take the High Road »

A marvel of Canadian engineering, the 12.9 km (8-mile) Confederation Bridge, linking Prince Edward Island to New Brunswick across the Northumberland Strait, is the longest bridge in the world crossing ice-covered water. Developed by Strait Crossing Development, Inc. (SCDI) through a private-public partnership, the $1 Billion structure opened in 1997 and is managed by Strait Crossing Bridge Limited

Strait Crossing Bridge Limited

A Global Leader in Master Distribution »

Waldom Electronics is a privately held, global master distributor of electronic components that helps customers recover value from excess inventory. From its headquarters in Rockford, Illinois, the company serves many industries. The value that Waldom brings to the industry is shared by suppliers, distributors and ultimately by the end users.

Waldom Electronics

Where Extraordinary Growth Leads to Extraordinary Things »

If you are searching for a university where people matter, value meets quality and your stance on faith is up to you, Waynesburg University should be at the top of your list. As a premier institution of Christian higher education, it is committed to preparing twenty-first-century leaders through innovative, student-centered learning experiences. I spoke with President Douglas G. Lee and Director o

Waynesburg University

Making an Impact »

Tradeshows – also known as expos, expositions or trade exhibitions – are a tremendous way for businesses of all types to meet others in their industry, showcase new products to potential customers or demonstrate their latest innovations.

Creating Memorable Trade Show Experiences