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Basic income after automation? That’s not how capitalism works!

Katharina Nieswandt, Concordia University Philosophers, economists and other academics have long discussed the idea of “basic income” – an unconditional monthly check from the government to every citizen, in an amount at least high enough to cover all basic necessities. … Continue reading

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Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition

“IAC along with our Peer Group of companies (MartinCSI, Loman Control Systems, A&E Engineering, Viewpoint Systems, Apex Manufacturing Solutions, & Banks Integration) are industry partners of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC), which was selected June 20 by President Obama … Continue reading

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Igniting Technology

Chuck Wambeke, President of Industrial Automation Consulting (IAC), was recently invited to speak at the SMART Worker presentation at Calit2, University of California, Irvine, CA.  IAC President, Chuck Wambeke, discussed his experiences as an applications engineer, “working to empower the … Continue reading

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IAC is growing!

This fall, four new employees have joined the IAC Team:      Jill Hamilton, our new Office Administrator, joins us with over 13 years of professional supervisory experience.  Jill is a native Montanan with a passion for her family’s cattle ranch.  Jill … Continue reading

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Welcome David Jones!

IAC is pleased to welcome David Jones, Controls Engineer.  David is a 2014 graduate of Montana State University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.  He joined our team in May and jumped right in on project work including drafting/updating drawings … Continue reading

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Invest in Success

Chuck Wambeke just returned from the “Invest in Success” business conference last week, hosted by the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Montana Department of Labor & Industry, and the Headwaters RC&D Area, Inc.  This is an annual small … Continue reading

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The Heartbleed bug…

Called one of the biggest security threats the internet has ever seen, this bug has affected so many sites: from social networking to companies like Google and Amazon, and almost two-thirds of the world. The best advice is to change your passwords … Continue reading

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IAC introduces Doug Pickering

IAC would like to introduce you to our newest employee.  Doug Pickering joined us this past fall as Project Manager.  Doug has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M and bring with him over 35 years of project management … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events – January & February 2014

IAC will be attending the upcoming Montana Grain Elevator’s Association (MGEA) conference in Great Falls.  This event is held at the Heritage Inn.  As stated on the MABA/MGEA website, the presentations and information are specifically designed to allow agricultural businesses … Continue reading

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Industrial Society of Automation – August 2013

Eric Stromsodt and Kyle Gudmunsen, both Controls Engineers for Industrial Automation Consulting, recently attended the annual training conference held in Billings for the Industrial Society of Automation (ISA).  ISA is a non-profit organization which sets the standard for automation by … Continue reading

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