Five Reasons to Work Safely


This article was originally a Toolbox Talk for a weekly safety meeting. Each week, our craft professionals hold safety meetings to discuss different safety topics and issues to enforce a…

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Shedding Light on Externships


While it’s common for us to host internships for students, we flipped the table and had two teachers from a local high school join us for a learning opportunity called…

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The Value of a Peer Group


I joined Interstates eight years ago with no background in controls and automation. I'm not an engineer, programmer, or software developer. My education is in accounting and finance and, while…

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Innovating in the New Normal


Let’s face it, the current times are uncertain and challenging. You’ve heard that over and over again, but why shouldn’t we all just hunker down and wait it out? Our answer is that change is inevitable. When…

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Supporting National Hire a Veteran Day


The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reports that 200,000 servicemembers transition to civilian life every year. Each July 25, National Hire a Veteran Day reminds employers that veterans are…

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