Posted By: Sarah B. on February 2, 2016 in Merchant Focus
What is ergonomics? You’ve probably heard that word a lot, but do you know what it means? In short, ergonomics is the study of posture and motion efficiency. So, armed with that knowledge, how can you look at your operations and job tasks and apply ergonomics to make the workplace safer for your employees and customers?
Posted By: Michael S. on January 28, 2016 in Manufacturer Focus
A Quality Control Plan (QCP) is a critical and important document for any manufacturing business. A QCP provides a documented, high-level description of methods used to minimize process and product variation and also outlines what a company does to monitor, correct, and improve on quality issues. A QCP sets the direction on what a company is doing to ensure products meet customer specifications and to monitor quality, as well as addressing deviations and failures.
Posted By: Mike F. on January 26, 2016 in Home Focus
A few weeks ago, we touched on how certain home remodeling projects can go a long way in adding value to your home. Unfortunately, not all home improvements increase the value of your home. Some can even make your home more difficult to sell. A general rule of thumb is that home improvement projects that are extremely personal are less likely to have a positive effect on resale value.
Posted By: Sarah B. on January 25, 2016 in Merchant Focus
It’s easy to feel down at this time of year. There’s no more need for the holiday decorations, and the cold no longer feels festive or fun. The days are short, and we’re not feeling as energetic. We still go to work and follow our normal routines, but are we as productive as we could be? How can we beat the winter blues?
Posted By: Lisa D. on January 21, 2016 in Auto Focus
Winter sports season is officially here. Whether you are into skiing, hockey, ice skating, ice fishing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or snowmobiling, winter provides plenty of options to bundle up and get outside for some fun. Since Acuity insures snowmobiles, we compiled a list of top snowmobiling destinations to help plan your next adventure.


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