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Cybersecurity Training Tips for Employees

There are many threats to industries, but none can be as detrimental in today’s world with our reliance on technology than hackers. Not only is it necessary for there to be IT teams responsible for monitoring these suspicious activities, but employees need to be aware of the signs of hacking as well. Here are some cybersecurity training tips for employees that businesses should take note of.   […]

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Rench, von Schrader and clean carpets

A pair of Racine entrepreneurs turned an unwanted business into a global success that lives on today. Back in 1935, Francis von Schrader (1904-1992) and Harry D. (H.D.) Rench (1901-1980) worked at electric appliance maker Hamilton Beach. The company’s carpet cleaning equipment division was managed by von Schrader while Rench oversaw the Hamilton Beach marketing […]

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Twin Disc and its role in D-Day

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day – a key event in World War II. Starting that day, wave after wave of Allied troops (approximately 156,000) invaded the Axis-held beaches of Normandy, France. A product made by Racine’s Twin Disc was there, too. Virtually every marine gear used by the Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel […]

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Arthur B. Modine and heat transfer

If you’ve ever ridden in an air-conditioned car, thank Arthur B. Modine – one of Racine’s most prolific inventors, who was awarded 122 U.S. patents during his lifetime and built an international manufacturing business. Modine (1885-1981), a Chicago native, arrived in Racine in 1913. He’d earned a degree in mechanical engineering and was extremely busy […]

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