Committed to Zero: How We Made Real Safety Happen
March 8, 2017
At Interstates, we have been very fortunate in our safety achievements. For instance, reaching 1,000,000 hours without a recordable incident in 2016. Or more recently, the 2017 ABC National Safety Excellence award. Because of achievements like these, we are often asked how we do it. That is a great question with some soft, but important answers.
Inspiration and Empowerment at Iowa Women Lead Change 2017
February 28, 2017
A group of eleven women recently represented Interstates at the Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) conference in Sioux City, IA. Additionally, Interstates proudly sponsored a table at the impactful event. The IWLC is Iowa’s premier leadership organization for women and offers comprehensive leadership resources for women, including events like the conference.
Are strong leadership qualities the secret sauce to success?
November 15, 2016
While traveling for work, I stopped for lunch at a local Chic-Fil-A restaurant. As I waited to place my order, I noticed a uniformed soldier in line next to me. The soldier reached for his wallet to pay and the cashier said, “Not today - this one is on us.” The cashier handed the solider his meal and thanked him for his service. I was surprised by this unexpected act of kindness and leadership.
Celebrating 44 Years of Achievement
October 18, 2016
Please join us for an open house retirement party in honor of Larry Den Herder and enjoy coffee, cookies, and conversation.
Create. Lead. Achieve with Kamran Loghman
October 6, 2016
Last week, Kamran Loghman, Chief Global Instructor at Apple, hosted the final portion of the “Create, Lead, Achieve” executive training workshop at Interstates. We were thrilled to welcome Kamran to our Sioux Center office once again as he is one of the most sought after experts for creativity, leadership, and performance.
Apple Innovation at Interstates
September 23, 2016
Kamran Loghman is the Chief Global Instructor at Apple and he’s returning to Interstates next week to host a second innovation workshop. Yes, that Apple. As Chief Global Instructor, Kamran provides education and training to senior executives and management at Apple to foster creative thinking, strategic leadership, and professional performance.
Raymond Berning Named in 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40
September 22, 2016
We're thrilled to share that Raymond Berning, Lead Control Systems Analyst at Interstates, has been named in the Engineering Leaders Under 40 Class of 2016 sponsored by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering magazines. Engineering Leaders Under 40 is a recognition program to identify and recognize young engineers who have made significant contributions toward the control engineering profession.