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Medical Device Manufacturing During a Pandemic

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Disability Inclusion and Employment

PRIDE Industries: A Champion of Access and Opportunity for 50 Years

October 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Established by the Department of Labor in 1945, NDEAM celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices. This year’s NDEAM is especially significant, as 2020 also marks 30 years since the passage of the Americans […]

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Disability Inclusion and Employment

Why Voter Accessibility Matters: A Conversation with CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla

On July 16, PRIDE CEO Jeff Dern had the opportunity to interview California’s Secretary of State, Alex Padilla, about voting in California. In a wide-ranging conversation, they explored issues of voter accessibility, the importance of having a voice in government, and how to vote safely in the era of COVID-19. Their talk, edited for brevity […]

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Kitting, Fulfillment and Distribution Services

Packing and Shipping to Protect Lives

Like a lot of people these days, Uona Vatuvei is concerned about the pandemic. “I have people in my life who are susceptible to a bad outcome if they get sick,” she said. “So I worry a little. That’s why I’m thrilled I got to do something to help out.” Uona was able to make […]

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Disability Inclusion and Employment

Small Changes Lead to Big Gains

For a long time, many businesses subscribed to the myth that changing the workplace to accommodate people with disabilities did not yield a good return on investment.  Fortunately, that view is changing, as more and more studies show the benefits of creating a diverse workforce. The data show, for example, that employees with disabilities have […]

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Electronics Manufacturing Services

Medical Device Manufacturing During a Pandemic

Recently, we sat down with Mike Douglas, Manufacturing & Engineering General Manager for PRIDE Industries. Mike has a reputation as a keen observer of the industry, borne out of a long and successful career, so we wanted to find out what he sees as both the opportunities and the roadblocks in medical device manufacturing. Read […]

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Facilities Operations & Maintenance

A Bold Move at the Oceana NAS Averts Disaster

Commissary Manager Carey Young’s Decisive Action Saved Lives It was after midnight on a Saturday in late May when Carey Young finally decided to call it a day. As the Commissary Manager for Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach, VA, he often works late at night, overseeing the restocking and custodial operations of his […]

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