Category Archives: Community

American Worker Productivity in 2014

We salute American Workers on this Labor Day Weekend! As a company based in the USA, manufacturing electrical connectors in the USA and serving other companies here, the people of Remke take so much pride in our home, our workers and our overall … Continue reading

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Quick Guide: MC Cable Connectors

News Flash……MC Cable Installation Continues to Improve with Advances in Materials and Fittings…… Now you would not have heard this story reported by the mainstream media or on cable news networks. BUT – the use of Metal Clad Cable over … Continue reading

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Top 10 Management Practices of Effective Leaders

Being good at your job doesn’t guarantee that you will be a good leader or manager. Effective management is an art – but fortunately for most of us it’s an art that can be learned if all of us will … Continue reading

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Reshoring from the Inside

Reshoring – bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. from overseas – is a phenomenon that has continued to strengthen and grow over the past couple of years. In this blog we’ve talked a lot about this trend and given you … Continue reading

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Unique Applications Win Remke Photo Contest

CONGRATULATIONS to Tim Miller of Task Force Tips in Valparaiso, IN for being the grand prize winner of our June Photo Contest. We also had two first place winners of the June contest – Charles Wood from Dealers Electrical in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Made in the USA!

As we get ready for the 4th of July holiday, we can’t help but get a little patriotic about our country, and the connectors we make right here in Chicago IL, USA. Many of the electrical connectors you can find from other … Continue reading

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New Whitepaper: The MC Cable Revolution is Gaining Ground

The use of Metal Clad (MC) Cable, over traditional conduit, has slowly increased in the U.S. over the past 10 years. But that’s about to change. NEC regulation changes in 2002 have made this revolution possible with expanded uses that … Continue reading

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Let The Sun Shine On Your Winning Photo

Win Two $125 Amazon Gift Cards in June It’s funny how contests go. During the fall of 2013 we had two or more winners each month in our photo contest. This past March we had two winners. And then in … Continue reading

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Application Stories from March Photo Contest Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to Jeff Ramsey of HD Supply and John Cocozzo with Circle D Lights.  Their application photos were just so good that we awarded each of them First Place in the Remke Photo Contest for March.  They each won a … Continue reading

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Finding & Keeping a Next-Gen Workforce

Most of us have heard or read about the talent gap in manufacturing.  Hiring in manufacturing might also be impacted by  a public perception that stems from the outdated concept of what manufacturing ‘looks like’……a dirty workplace that’s not technologically … Continue reading

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