Category Archives: South Africa

Rest in Peace: Robin Boltman

This Friday (02/04/2021) I was saddened to hear about the death of Robin Boltman. Robin will be remembered as the level headed hero that really turned the Oceanos disaster into a miracle. I first encountered him way back in 1986 … Continue reading

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Marching Backward

This past week we finally turned off our binding machines for the last time, thereby closing the book on our department and finally ending the 10 year+ run of work that was done for a particular customer. I only came … Continue reading

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