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A Message for Schools & Youth: Consider Manufacturing

By |2021-06-23T14:52:08-04:00May 20th, 2021|AVI Blog|

One of the hottest manufacturing headlines is hands-down the conversation about the lack of push and support of manufacturing and skilled trades in elementary and high schools. As the cost of college skyrockets and the world feels indebted to manufacturers for their unending efforts during the 2020 global pandemic, more and more people are elevating

Employee Safety: 2021 Erects a New & Improved Playing Field

By |2021-04-21T17:19:56-04:00April 21st, 2021|AVI Blog|

Before spring of 2020, signs throughout a manufacturing facility represented that company’s commitment to employee safety in the following way: ___ DAYS ACCIDENT FREE.  THIS PLANT HAS WORKED ___ WITHOUT A LOST TIME ACCIDENT. THE BEST PREVIOUS RECORD WAS ___ DAYS. DO YOUR PART! HELP MAKE A NEW RECORD. SAFETY FIRST. DAYS SINCE LAST INJURY

Manufacturing Transforms a Job Into a Successful Career

By |2021-04-05T21:44:03-04:00April 5th, 2021|AVI Blog|

Options. Possibilities. More positions than people to fill them. Entry-level opportunities with on-site training. The benefits of a career in manufacturing could continue for the length of this piece. Manufacturing Offers More Than Just Financial Gain Not many career sectors offer as much position diversity and opportunity as manufacturing. From pursuing a career as an

Quality Inspector

By |2021-06-23T14:51:51-04:00April 4th, 2021|Job Openings|

Summary: Responsible for performing the inspection duties with general supervision verifying product/documentation meets specification for dimensions, quality and appearance. Click Here to Apply Now! Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Ensure that products comply with the requirements of the quality management system; Interpret customer specifications and standards; Understand and

Material Demand Aggregation Creates Wise Financial Moves

By |2021-01-21T16:32:33-04:00January 11th, 2021|AVI Blog|

Supply Dynamics (SDX) released an article with a thought-provoking beginning. It said, “Discover how Supply Dynamics helped a Fortune 200 Aerospace OEM use SDX to transform how they manage their supply chain and how they utilized material demand aggregation to achieve: 25% cost reduction on raw materials $45 million in projected savings over 5 years

COVID Fractures Supply Chains & Small Manufacturers Respond

By |2021-01-12T19:49:02-04:00January 4th, 2021|AVI Blog|

“... the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to increase consolidation and fragmentation in the defense manufacturing industry…” ~ “Months of commerce-crushing lockdown, followed by a deeply fragmented exit from the acute phase of the pandemic, will continue to wreak havoc on supply chains.”~ Components & Employees: Unsuspecting Musical Chairs COVID-19 created more than a

A Crash Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

By |2020-12-24T00:49:57-04:00December 24th, 2020|AVI Blog|

TechTarget defines computational fluid dynamics (CFD) as the “use of applied mathematics, physics, and computational software to visualize how gas or liquid flows-- as well as how the gas or liquid affects objects as it flows past.” If you’re wondering if CFD is a big deal, the answer is a resounding YES! As the Journal


By |2021-08-11T14:53:47-04:00December 18th, 2020|Job Openings|

Summary: Auto-Valve, Inc., offers temporary/seasonal internship employment opportunities to gain experience in an innovative, dynamic, hands-on environment in the hydraulic and fuel controls industry. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. This is a varied departments internship, ranging from Engineering, Quality, Operations, and other departments. Click Here to Apply Now!


By |2021-05-13T12:34:08-04:00December 18th, 2020|Job Openings|

Summary: Directly responsible for providing the best tooling possible to produce parts within the standards as quoted and inspecting work to print, and will also be directly involved in the design and prototype building of developmental parts. Responsible for setting up and operating mills and lathes to perform machining operations such as turning, boring, contouring,

Skilled Trades: Positions Open & Brimming with Pride

By |2021-02-05T16:02:47-04:00December 17th, 2020|AVI Blog|

“Skilled trades-- those careers that require hands-on work and specialty knowledge-- have been in high demand for a long time. In 2019, Industrial Safety & Hygiene News reported that retiring baby boomers in the skilled trades were outpacing new employees by a rate of 5 to 1, estimating that there were nearly half a million