State of Grace

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 26, 2017 1:30:00 PM


Each quarter, the Grace team gets together for lunch as we take a sophisticated analysis of how Grace is performing and what our goals are for the future. As you can see by the advanced analytical metrics in the above-referenced photo, we're all as excited about this next quarter as Dan is!

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A Horse of Course

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 19, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Today, I'm in Houston, Texas to see my mom compete in the National Reining Breeders Classic. She grew up riding and competing with horses and although her two boys ultimately developed a fondness for motors over horses; we appreciate the sport all the same. I'm excited to be here this week rooting her on because this is a huge accomplishment!

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National Sibling & Pet Day

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 12, 2017 1:30:00 PM


If you ask Kona, every day is National Pet Day here at Grace. Two of my favorite things are my family and my dog. This week was a great reminder of the important people (and animals!) I have in my life. But I always wonder who comes up with these random national holidays and why. Here's the answer:

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Like, Follow, Connect, Subscribe!

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 5, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Automation, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are all topics that I find fascinating and have covered here on the weekly blog. Earlier this week, Phil shared with me an article about Microsoft's strategy to implement Social AI. Co-founder of LinkedIn and Microsoft board member, Reid Hoffman, was quoted, "Imagine a Cortana-like intelligent assistant helping you determine which third-degree connections make the most sense for you to pursue."

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Introducing GraceSense™

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Mar 29, 2017 1:30:00 PM

A couple of weeks ago, I promised to deliver some big news from Grace so without further delay, I'd like to introduce you to the GraceSense Hot Spot Monitor (HSM). Find faults before they find you!

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Shocking News

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Mar 22, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Last week I promised we would have news on a
new product from Grace, but unfortunately you're going to have to wait one more week! To tide you over until then, check out The Backyard Scientist as he poses the question: "What happens when you pump 20,000 joules into a watermelon? Two words. Pink Mist." How shocking! Don't try this at home...

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The Patron Saint of Engineers

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Mar 15, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Last week we had our reps in town for a (top secret) training event; the details of which will be revealed next week. With the big green holiday approaching, Joe Harster, a Sales Engineer from Archway Electrical Sales, shared with me a story about St. Patrick that put him in a new light.

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Tacito Americano

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Mar 8, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Last week, our very own International Sales Engineer, Tacito Loschiavo, became a United States citizen. And how did he celebrate it, you may wonder?

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Reps Provide Dependability in the Field

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Mar 1, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Grace's founder and president, Phil Allen, was recently interviewed by the Agency Sales Magazine about the importance of establishing trusting relationships with our reps. Learn more about "Advancing the professionalism and utilization of independent manufacturers' representatives" at www.MANAonline.org and check out the full article with Phil here:

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Grace the World

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Feb 22, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Ever since we become a global company and started shipping products around the world, our motto has been "Grace the World." As people, I believe we all have the capacity to do this in more ways than one. An amazing example of this came from a HUMPDAY reader at Pickering Energy Solutions in West Virginia. Keri Dunn wrote to me last week:

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