This little video came from a friend of mine shooting bowling balls up in the air. Its in Kansas, and make sure that you have the sound turned up. The following is he told me about the event:
Standard bowling ball. 8 5/8″ diameter. Not sure what caliber that is….
Landed 1/4 mile away and went more than 1/4 mile up. Luckily no crop duster planes last night.
At the end you can hear someone say “oh no, not the cars”. It was a little windy and might have drifted a bit.
It has been a while since my last blog posting and we have been busy, we have had a number of innovative projects for customers go through our engineering department as well some really cool projects in the pipeline. One of these projects is featured on our Web site is a robotic loading system which loaded, unloaded, cleaned, gauged and palletized a fluid injector nozzle.
IMTS 2014 is approaching and we have been working diligently on a lot of projects for the show, but a couple in particular will be major, and redefine the centerless grinding landscape. We will be making the announcement August 1, 2014 of what this project is and what it means for the world of centerless grinding. Stay tuned
Many of you may remember Brianne, our marketing intern for a few years. She now goes to Rutgers University and is applying for student teaching positions for the fall semester. It was rewarding watching her grow, and learn, now she is almost done with her college education. We have taken on a new Intern, the son of Bob Hoffman, our southeast sales engineer. As I did with Brianne, she wrote a blog entry when she started, and also at the end of her experience with us. Steven has done the same.
Meet Steven Hoffman:
My experience at Penn State these past two years has prepared me for the work I am doing at Royal Master in many ways. Penn State professors love to emphasize that they are not just providing us with business skills and knowledge, but they are building future business leaders. Now that I have the opportunity to use some of these skill sets, I am really starting to see what the professors mean by that. As a marketing student going into my junior year I have yet to take many of the in-depth business courses Penn State offers. However the introductory classes I have taken have really prepared me for the work I am facing.
For example my Marketing 301 class gave me a lot of valuable information on real world marketing. Much of the course material was similar to what I learned in an Advanced Marketing class in high school. The biggest difference for me was that in Marketing 301 my professor would lecture on real world situations and simultaneously incorporate the information the textbook provided. This was really helpful and showed ...