5 Years Blogging

As Kirk Edwards mentioned earlier this week, we’ve blogged for more than 5 years now.  The EXAIR Blogstarted before I was part of EXAIR, and it continues to grow more and more with every post which is almost a daily occurrence.  If you look at some of the first blog posts they are fairly straight and to the point on applications, the first one even included a video of a popular application.

first blog

Now if you look at them, we don’t just cover applications, each Application Engineer has an individual voice and message that can almost always loop back to an experience here at EXAIR.  Over the years our blog has grown to include pictures, polls, and videos from all different areas, even some crazy videos from Professor Penurious (search “professor”).

When we started the blog, it launched EXAIR into the Social Media world, we now have a presence on our blog, Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and You Tube.  Not only are we on these sites, we are constantly posting new information, new ideas, and new ways to utilize our products.   Over the five years we have seen some social media attempts from similar companies come and go.  We have also seen some stellar examples from other manufacturers. Oddly enough, the companies who have been able to sustain their social media campaigns and remain proactive also seem to sustain new product development and remain proactive with their customer service efforts. We consider ourselves in good company and have learned many things from other manufacturers who have chosen to remain committed to blogging and other social media platforms.

One reason we sustain and remain committed is to ensure that our customers have the most up to date information about optimizing your compressed air system.  We also enjoy being able to express our personalities through a different platform. We want you to have as many ways possible to contact us, learn about us, but also get a response.

If you have any questions, or would like some more information on anything we post on a social media site, feel free to contact us.

Brian Farno
Application Engineer
BrianFarno@EXAIR.com
@EXAIR_BF

Heading to IMTS this week? Already There? If not you should be.

If you have any ties to manufacturing, then I am sure you have heard of IMTS.  Just in case you haven’t it is only the largest Manufacturing Technology show in the states and it is going on this week, in Chicago at McCormick Place.  The show has all of the latest and greatest in manufacturing and technology under one roof.  Not only can you see the newest products but you can also educate yourself through the IMTS edu booth.  Needless to say, if you aren’t there, get there.  That is unless you have a good excuse like me, wife could be having a baby at any moment.

It just so happens that EXAIR has a team that is en route to IMTS right now.  You may know them by their Twitter accounts, @EXAIR_JP, @EXAIR_KE, and even @ProfPenurious.  The three of them will be at the IMTSedu booth starting at 4:30 PM CST discussing social media in manufacturing.  This is the same time that the IMTSedu booth is hosting a tweetup.  Not only does this give you a chance to meet some of our crew face to face but it may also help you see how social media could help your business and brand.  Not to mention you may even get to hear a few of the infamous #DearJoe sayings, and see Professor Penurious outside of his lab.

Brian Farno
Application Engineer
BrianFarno@EXAIR.com
@EXAIR_BF