Turn Uncertainty to Your Competitive Advantage

If the last few years have taught us nothing else, they have taught us that our lives, our businesses, our health – things can change in a moment's notice. And every year, the pace of change seems to get faster, the challenges seem to get bigger and the marketplace becomes even more uncertain.


Members Give Back: Steel King

Each year, industrial racking supplier and manufacturer Steel King and local partners – technical colleges and manufacturers, including Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids – invite students to see the behind-the-scenes of manufacturing processes such as welding, fabricating, engineering and more.



Inclusivity Is More Than Just a Word

Inclusion is often just a word used in businesses with little meaning. It is either a box companies check or a buzzword they use for recruiting. But what does it mean to practice inclusivity and make a conscious effort to have a diverse workforce? It all starts with a discussion.


Emerging Leader: Gina Carman of Lift Power

Being a young professional in the industry, she brings a fresh perspective, excitement and new ideas, which are invaluable to her team. Carman says one of the most significant advantages of being a part of the newer generation in the industry is that they are adaptable.


Leadership Lessons with Duncan Murphy

Duncan Murphy joined Riekes Equipment in 1984 under its current ownership. He is the first-generation son of an Irish preacher and graduated from Princeton University. After being in the furniture distribution business for 10 years, he joined Riekes equipment and became president in 1986. He has held the position ever since.