PIRTEK recently opened its third Utah franchise. PIRTEK Lehi opened Sept. 21. It is the third PIRTEK center for franchise owner Todd Miceli, who also opened PIRTEK businesses in Salt Lake City in 2017 and Clearfield in 2019. The three franchises are almost evenly spaced along major freeway I-15, which cuts straight through the center […]

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Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Two women are the finalists to head the World Trade Organization, we get ready to welcome special guests to Fortune’s MPW Next Gen Summit, and Sheryl Sandberg sounds the alarm on the importance of retaining corporate America’s best leaders. Have a restful weekend.

– Senior-level crisis. Earlier this week, the Broadsheet covered the astounding number of women leaving the workforce: 865,000 in September alone.

That crisis is just the tip of the iceberg for corporate America, write Lean In cofounders Sheryl Sandberg and Rachel Thomas in a new op-ed for Fortune. Businesses risk losing their top female leaders—the senior most women at their companies—as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Senior-level women—tough, tested, ambitious leaders—are being pushed to their limits and beyond,” write Sandberg and Thomas. “This is a real problem for companies because these leaders are too important to lose.”

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Delta Computer Systems, a manufacturer of motion controllers and other industrial products, recently announced tsb-bescom of Duiven, Netherlands, as the newest distributor for Delta’s RMC motion controllers. tsb-bescom offers customers in the Netherlands and Belgium a line of complementary industrial sensor and control technology. tsb’s technical sales and engineering staff work with customers to develop […]

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Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Two women win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Laurene Powell Jobs exits some media investments, and Sen. Kamala Harris takes part in a historic debate. Have a thoughtful Thursday.

– ‘I’m speaking.’ Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence engaged in the most consequential vice presidential debate in a generation on Wednesday night, given that both are second-in-line to men who will be the oldest president ever elected, no matter which one wins. Plus, it was the first time a Black woman debated a white man in a one-on-one national debate.

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By Sheila Kennedy, CMRP, Additive Communications Managing Director and Brian Strait, Business Development Manager, Check-All Valve Mfg. Co. It is surprisingly common for check valve sizing to be an afterthought in the flow-control and fluid-process industries. Often marketed together with gate and globe valves, check valves are such a small part of the gate, globe, […]

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