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2022 CE Pro 100: Abt Named #6

CE Pro 100 logo with text below that reads "meet the hitmakers"

CE Pro has once again named their top firms for the 2022 CE Pro 100, with Abt taking the #6 spot. This group of top 100 companies are known for their expertise and variety of products. Per the publication, “the median member of the CE Pro 100 has revenues of $6.56 million, up from $5.7 million in 2020.…

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Mike Abt Named a Crain’s 2022 Notable Leader in Sustainability

We’re excited to announce that Crain’s Chicago Business has named co-president Mike Abt a 2022 Notable Leader in Sustainability. The publication notes that these leaders devote considerable resources to environmental efforts and “lead their organizations’ efforts to keep climate change in check.” Crain’s Chicago Business highlighted Mike’s groundbreaking sustainability efforts at Abt, writing: “Mike Abt oversees all financial…

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Employee Spotlight! Jake and Dave Iffland

David and Jake Iffland

For this year’s Father’s Day, we couldn’t be happier to feature our IT department’s greatest father-son team, Jake and Dave Iffland. Combined, these two have nearly 40 years of working at Abt.  In 1988, Dave started his career here in the warehouse at only 17. At the recommendation of his grandfather, he headed to the Niles community center…

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iOS Update! iOS 15.5 Released

Apple iPhone iOS Update 15.5

Another iOS update launched on Monday. That same day we published a post summarizing the sunset of Apple’s unbeatable iPod. The company that made portable music popular will no longer be creating and selling the iPod Touch, the only member of the iPod family remaining. Meanwhile, the software engineers at Apple have turned towards their more popular products…

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The End of an Era: Apple Discontinues iPod

That iPod collecting dust in your drawer might just become a collectible; after 21 years, Apple is discontinuing the iPod line for good. The tech giant made the announcement on May 10 to the surprise of many. The remaining inventory of iPod touch devices will be available to purchase while supplies last, so it’s your last chance to…

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The New WatchOS 8.5 By Apple

WatchOS 8.5 Blog Post

WatchOS 8.5. The Geniuses at Apple released the newest update for Apple watches at the company’s Peek Performance event—the same one that revealed the Mac Studio and Mac Studio Display. Updated features include boosted health monitoring capabilities, fixes to common bugs and more. Whether you’re wearing an original Apple Watch 3 or are flashing the newest Series 7,…

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Apple Event March 2022

Apple held their first event of the year today with plenty of exciting announcements. Today’s Apple event, cleverly titled “Peek Performance,” marked 2022 as another year of growth and innovation for the brand. From new emojis to iPhone SE 3, there were several exciting—and some unexpected—new launches. Apple TV+ Apple CEO Tim Cook opened 2022’s first Apple event…

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