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Pen Manufacturing 101: A Simplified Guide On How Pens Are Produced

Have you ever wondered how pens are manufactured? In the United States, around 2 billion pens are produced every year, with the ballpoint pen being the most commonly used type there is. From its name, a ballpoint pen has a metal ball at its tip that rotates freely and leaves ink, allowing you to write or draw. Pen manufacturers produce millions of …

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Executive Image: How to Make Your Small Business Look More Professional

Starting a small business needs more than just setting up shop and expecting customers to come pouring in. It’s also about image and how you market yourself to your customers. Although you are providing professional work, your business may not look the part. Problems, such as a non-working phone, an unresponsive email, and not having an online presence, can put …

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Rebranding: Driving Your Brand Makeover Towards Success

Everyone in New Zealand knows Telecom. Launched in 1987, the company has been providing telephone, cellular network and broadband Internet services across the country. In 2014, Telecom announced that it would be dropping its established name in favour of Spark. Backed by a $20 million budget, the change affected not only the brand name but also its subsidiaries, brand design, …

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Going Green: How Your Restaurant Can Improve its Environmental Impact

It’s hard to make it in the restaurant industry, with high-end restaurants and small cafés competing with chains and ready-to-cook meals from the supermarket. Establishments compete against each other by offering quality food and ambience or serving meals quickly at low cost. Today, the landscape is changing, with more consumers caring about environmental sustainability and the amount of waste made …

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In Your Face: How Websites Have Broken Out of their Minimalist Prison

If you’ve been to any hip photographer’s website, Balenciaga’s online store, or Adult Swim’s page, you’ve probably found the big menus, disproportionate borders, jarring fonts, and custom cursors unsettling. It’s a complete 180 from the flat and easy to navigate design most websites had since 2011. The chaotic designs we have today is called “brutalism.” And while this concept isn’t …

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Using Industrial Vending Machines to Dispense PPE in High-Risk Worksites

Industrial vending machines have become common sights in various workplaces in different industries. From warehouses to factories, these automated dispensers have been adopted for their ability to optimise operations. Specifically, the machines have the ability to efficiently dispense tools and equipment, mitigating common problems that result from human error. Recently, they have been considered as a way to enhance employee safety. …

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Cultural Appreciation: Getting to Know the World Through Travelling

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different incredible cultures in this world. One of the best ways to become familiar with them is to go on a tour of their birthplaces. If you desire to become a citizen of the world, here are some great ways you can start your journey. Liquidate When you travel to foreign countries, there’s …

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