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                                                                          Contents

             December 23, 2017          Since 1979

             Edward Bluvias, III                           Features
             Publisher            info@wireropenews.com
             Don Tywoniw        design@wireropenews.com    Drones Change the Way
             Production Manager/Editor/                    Industries Operate  ..........................................8
             Advertising Coordinator                             Modern technology is advancing in leaps and

             Barbara Spencer   directory@wireropenews.com        bounds as the drone, originally considered just a
             Contributing Editor/                                toy, is now a viable and useful industrial tool.
             Suppliers Directory                                 By Pete Hildebrandt

             2D Graphics
             Production & Layout                           Comics That Teach  .........................................18
                                                                 Bending steel with bare hands is not childs
                web site: www.wireropenews.com                   play and the comic book, thought of as silly
                     or www.wirerope.news                        reading material for kids, was proven to be an
             The online version of our publication is always posted   interesting stepping stone to education.
             about 2 weeks after the printed magazine is delivered,   By Donald J. Tywoniw
             giving subscribers first access to all the the great articles,
             industry news and information.
                                                           Tracking the Elusive Business Loan .................26
             Advertisers       2018 Suppliers                    The author gives advice on laying the
                                                                 groundwork for obtaining a loan when banks
                Index:         Directory Info:                   are still cautious, but yet eager to lend.
               Page 75             Page 54                       By Phillip M. Perry

                                                           Note from the Editor .....................................74
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                                                           The Inventor’s Corner  ........................................56
             Disclaimer:  The opinions expressed in the articles in this
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             or  the  companies  that were  interviewed  for  each  story,  and do   New Products  ....................................................68
             not (necessarily) reflect the views, official policy or position of the
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             no claim as to their validity and/or accuracy.
                                                           Book Review  ......................................................70
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              Suppliers Directory: directory@wireropenews.com  Classified Ads  ....................................................76

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