Entries by PMG Admin

How It’s Made – Paper

“Going Paperless” We hear it all the time thanks to advancements with technology and electronics. However, paper is still very much an important part of our everyday lives considering it’s many different uses. In fact, it has been an important part of our lives for a LONG time. Many historians conclude that paper was invented […]


It’s more than a #; it’s life or death! According to the National Safety Council, more than 700 people are injured in distracted driving crashes each day!  We all know what distractions are behind the wheel. These include talking on the cell phone, texting and touching display screens while driving.  All of these actions take […]

Stress Awareness Month

I write this article under pressure: I returned from vacation recently and still feel like I’m playing catch-up. Poor me, I know. I have several deadlines looming and even this article was due yesterday. Nothing like last minute, right? In recognition of Stress Awareness Month, I’m taking a minute to breathe and asking you to […]

Window Safety Week

Spring into action to stop window falls! With the nice weather we’ve been experiencing, hopefully you’ve had the chance to open windows this spring There’s no better time to let in fresh air and learn how to safeguard against window falls. Window Safety Week is the first full week in April. It raises awareness of […]

CNC Operator Spotlight

Q&A with Arethea G., PMG Machinist How long have you been working in manufacturing? I’ve been in manufacturing since 2006. What drew you to the trade? I was working in warehousing when my employer went out of business and then I was looking for a new job. I found an ad for a CNC operator […]

FAQ – W4 vs 1099 Employment

FAQs for PMG PMG provides labor solutions to American manufacturers. That’s what we do in a nutshell and we take the “solution” part of that equation seriously. As a result, all of us here end up asking a lot of questions to make sure we find the right way to solve the real problem. During […]

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, aimed at teenagers, started March 22. The goal of this week was to debunk the myths we hear so often about drug and alcohol use. According to research from the Centers for Disease Control, two-thirds of U.S. students have tried alcohol by 12th grade. National Drug and Alcohol Facts […]

Spring Break – Travel Outside the Box

The first day of spring was Sunday March 20th this year and with spring comes many things – birds chirping, snow melting, and spring break! As you likely know, spring break is the time when many individuals travel. To help you out with your travels this year (and give you an opportunity to think and […]

Poison Prevention Week

Teach don’t touch for poison prevention!   As founder of the Pittsburgh Poison Center and the National Poison Center Network, Dr. Moriarty created Mr. Yuk stickers for parents in the 70’s and 80’s to protect kids from poisons in the home. Dr. Moriarty felt that the traditional skull and crossbones representing poison were no longer appropriate for […]

Lunchbox Hack – Edition 9

PMG believes that those who eat better work better. This blog is our effort to improve the American workforce one lunchbox at a time. We want you to feed yourself with something that fuels you better and we have tips, tricks, and recipes to make that possible! If you missed our last lunchbox hack, check […]