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How ESP Employee-Ownership Affects You

This December, ESP International will mark our fifth anniversary as a 100% employee-owned company.  This is a very exciting milestone for our company! As we reflect upon those years, we celebrate all the various tangible and intangible ways that this unique opportunity … Continue reading

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ESP Inspection Advancements

In a lot of respects, I can be pretty old school.  Baseball should be played with wooden bats and there should be no designated hitter. You play the field. You bat. In full disclosure, I had a college baseball career … Continue reading

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VMI – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

I’m sitting in the Shanghai PuDong airport going over trip notes and it hits me like a ton of bricks… even on the other side of the world we, OK customers, can take what should be a good idea and … Continue reading

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A Possible Solution to Warranty Costs

Ok, this is going to sound simple and maybe silly but it is real. Assuming you have a little bit of Mr (or Mrs) Fixit in you, have you ever looked into a garden hose connection that is spraying out … Continue reading

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10 Factors That Can Lead to Seal Wear

All seals fail… eventually. Not something you want to hear? But it’s true. At least I am not aware otherwise. Now eventually can be a really long time – hopefully. It can also be way too short. That’s where the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Seal Leave You with A Bad Taste…

FDA, NSF, 3-A Sanitary, E-3A Sanitary, … how many of you have actually read the specs and requirements? By the way, I like milk, eggs, and beer. Let me explain… True story. We have a pump and valve customer who … Continue reading

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Robots Are Everywhere

In 1965 Lost in Space was a very popular show. And one of the most popular characters was “Robot B9” otherwise known as “Robot”. Clever writing back then.  But even before Robot, there was Rosie.  That faithful, trusted, hardworking housekeeping … Continue reading

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