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-- under the latest edition of conference room here on the Fox Business Network I'm Jeff Flock.
This time we've got to focus on mining and energy.
And also I look to see a family owned company and family run company David Ball senior and junior who look like Brothers but we're gonna think that.
A great American owned company dates back to what when did you start -- Sort of part time in nineteen -- to December.
On the -- full time in 73 you're may have incorporated moved sobering so we've.
Four and a lot smaller operation we see here now.
The company's well ball here in Wisconsin.
Giant pieces of equipment that support the mining industries like for example what are we looking at over there at the vertical -- -- -- that'll.
Move -- from in new regular power plant to a storage facility at peninsula -- plan.
-- sort of electrical equipment here you'd assemble -- here in Wisconsin goes all around the world.
My question do you David senior.
Have we seen a -- -- now in hiring.
In terms of jobs in this energy industry has been a real driver of yours right you've expanded tremendously in the last few.
-- -- -- orders.
Part of it -- it -- courtroom -- over four -- remind me.
Lester Ludwick -- -- removed 34 units insurance pools through poorly -- We're talking about -- here obviously cold it's a big piece if you're.
Of your business.
And we're getting kind of -- chilling.
On on interest in coal.
Because partly because natural gas has become such correctly.
We still do a lot of -- -- our mining equipment with the iron -- in the -- guys but the -- has done.
And is that -- regulation is that it's the natural gas I think its -- literally do.
What I see behind me here -- right there by the way.
There's a blast sold drill -- still going to -- mining application.
This when I believe goes to the western United States.
The last hole drill -- these are masterpieces equipment.
You make obviously a huge investment.
In your company you've invested a lot in in terms of growth in the past couple years are you worried about where the economy's going and where this.
A little bit of analysts souvenirs we've purchased.
Overeat -- -- -- half million dollars and you put that doesn't include an African word.
Sold -- -- -- mortar school.
So that's a lot to put out there.
If you don't have the business support.
There was little -- -- overkill sort of missile goes through dual Simonyi.
I think you we have three.
We have a few more on the booming real contradiction to Clinton's solid help solve Clintonism I think you mean -- we'll.
A year ago book.
-- -- go and quickly before we get away wanna talk to about hiring.
Skilled jobs and increasingly these are manufacturing jobs and we've heard a lot about manufacturing jobs lately and the need for skills.
Well traditionally when you players -- -- eagle and looked for a welder machine and something like that.
Well the chances of getting -- good welders machinists at the level that we -- and in our application.
Are are pretty thin so we end up training a lot of people -- looking more for good attitudes of people that want to learn wanna be with a team.
And it and be challenged in that we've been very successful that hanging yourself.
Train ourselves we do work with the high schools and local -- -- as well.
But we've done a lot of training with them our own little -- when I'm close with an anecdote from your data.
You mentioned in the earlier you had.
-- school student came view and said.
Although he had some years of welding in high school -- he -- When his three years of blown.
William the -- close schools.
And we hired him in the first two days here you -- you learn more here in the first Judaism through -- isn't -- school.
-- okay America's.
Business stepping in where perhaps.
Others have formed by the wayside.
-- all is the company here in Wisconsin.
Father and son team running this.
-- great another great American company here on conference room thanks for watching.
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