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Com Ed and Abt: Working Overtime

ComEd customer demand reached an all-time high peak usage milestone late Wednesday, with demand reaching 23,753 megawatts, exceeding the utility’s previous peak of 23,618 megawatts on Aug. 1, 2006. With the increasing temperatures and wild storms, all of us here at Abt are putting in a little extra work too, and making sure our customers keep cool and their power stays on.  Our demand for air conditioners and generators have increased drastically…

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Keep the Power with a Generator

The Chicagoland area was hit hard with a bad storm earlier this week and many households realized the importance of a generator.  I was one of them.  After having the power out for just shy of 24 hours, our generator saved all the food in our fridge, kept our sump pump working and even charged our cell phones to allow us to keep in contact with family and friends. Abt has a…

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The Institute of Packaging Professionals visits Abt

Tuesday evening, the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), Chicago Chapter, toured Abt. The IoPP is a group, “dedicated to creating networking and educational opportunities that help packaging professionals succeed” (IoPP, 2010). I spoke with Craig Jarvis, Senior Packaging Engineer at Pactiv, about what this group hopes to learn at Abt. He wanted to see “what we offer the industry along with getting a good feel for our inner workings.” Jarvis told me,…

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