Winter Wonder

Congratulations, you’ve made it to mid-January. The holidays are behind you and you’re only 63 days away from the first day of spring! But if you’re like many of us (and especially if you live in an area of the country that gets a lot of cold, ice and snow) the days seem longer than…

The Evolution of CPI – Part 2

Economic Crisis Throughout its 35 year history, CPI has had its ups and downs. Like many other small companies in Metro Detroit, CPI was and is part of the tiered supplier system supporting defense, automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and technology. When the stock market crashed in 2008 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 777.68 points…

The Evolution Of CPI

It’s year end here at CPI with October 31, 2017 marking the end of our 35th fiscal year. It’s been a banner year for CPI – with the finance and accounting team reporting one of the best financial years to date.   So we thought we’d take a look and what makes CPI so successful and…

Staying Productive At Work Even When You Don’t Want To

We all have days when we just can’t get anything done. We’ve all been there. You can’t seem to concentrate on anything, and you can think of at least a dozen other places that you’d rather be. So what to do? Theoretically, you’ve got 8 to 10 hours ahead of you, as you dread another…

You Must Report Work Related Injuries Immediately! Here’s Why!

You start your day off with the best of intentions and everything is going great until you pinch your finger while on the job. You don’t think much of your injury and you go on about your day. It doesn’t even occur to you that you should report your injury to your supervisor. You head…

Do You Really Need A College Degree?

Long before student’s graduate from high school, they begin the arduous task of determining what they want to do with their lives. And even more difficult, there are people with five or 10 years of work experience, without advanced education, who are now facing down sizing and termination; despite the upswing in the economy. The…