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Old 05-25-2023, 03:54 PM   #1
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Default 25 years at the same company

Today is my 25th anniversary at work. Seen a lot of change in this industry and here at Staccato (formerly STI). I was recognized by the company today with a nice little surprise. An old school STI Eagle recently refurbished and super slick, and the newest of our offerings. I am humbled and as happy with my work as I have ever been. Time to get back to work and get to the next milestone that is my retirement. Hopefully that comes in another 13years per the plan.

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Old 05-25-2023, 03:56 PM   #2
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Great way to celebrate the work anniversary . congratulations
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Old 05-25-2023, 03:57 PM   #3
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Congrats on your 25 years of service with the same company! That's a really nice gift to boot!
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Old 05-25-2023, 03:58 PM   #4
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Nice!
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Old 05-25-2023, 03:59 PM   #5
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Congrats on the work anniversary. Love me some Staccato!!!
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:01 PM   #6
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Man good for you! That is awesome. For my 25 years, I got a glass paper weight.
At 30 years this year and don't expect anything.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:02 PM   #7
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Congrats Sir ! Nice surprise.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:05 PM   #8
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Congrats. Looks like you work for a great company.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:06 PM   #9
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:11 PM   #10
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Congratulations on the 25 years. Exceptional gift.

I work for the wrong company, I got an alarm clock to make sure I’m not late to work for my 25th.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:25 PM   #11
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:26 PM   #12
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:28 PM   #13
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Congratulations Chris it’s hard to stay with one company that long
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:29 PM   #14
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Awesome!

I listened to a guy talking about yalls pistols the other day and he was clueless to STI and staccato

I hit 23 years in March and got my 20 year suitable for framing paper last week��
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:31 PM   #15
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Congrats—not many hang on to one job that long.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:36 PM   #16
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Congrats on the 25, Chris~! And looking forward to seeing you make your next achievement.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:37 PM   #17
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Congrats.... I'd never retire from there
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:42 PM   #18
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congrats brother
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:43 PM   #19
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Wow man, 25 years is a long time. I honestly didn't know they had been around that long. You must have gotten in early.

Great little anniversary gifts they gave you.
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Old 05-25-2023, 04:56 PM   #20
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Congrats! What a sweet anniversary gift as well. I will have my 25 year anniversary with my company next month, but I won't get anything as nice as a handgun.
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Old 05-25-2023, 05:40 PM   #21
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Very nice Chris. Congrats on a milestone. I miss our yearly hunt together
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Old 05-25-2023, 05:56 PM   #22
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Congrats! Iíll get a $200 gift for 25 years at my company


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Old 05-25-2023, 06:02 PM   #23
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Congratulations! What do you do for them?


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Old 05-25-2023, 06:38 PM   #24
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Major congrats Chris. I ordered an STI eagle in .38 super when STI first started. Still my favorite. I liked it so much I had another one built just like it a little while later.
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Old 05-25-2023, 07:42 PM   #25
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:13 PM   #26
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Congrats Chris!
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:20 PM   #27
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Waydago!
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:23 PM   #28
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Congrats!!
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:45 PM   #29
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:46 PM   #30
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Congrats on number 25 and that is a great thank you gift.
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:48 PM   #31
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Congrats Chris! I only got a free round of golf for my 25th.
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Old 05-25-2023, 08:52 PM   #32
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Congratulations on a job well done,well rewarded,and speaks quality through and through.Rare these days.

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Old 05-25-2023, 09:01 PM   #33
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Congrats, that's better than a cheapazz watch made in China.
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Old 05-25-2023, 09:21 PM   #34
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Old 05-25-2023, 10:33 PM   #35
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Old 05-26-2023, 07:22 AM   #36
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30 years at my job and I didn’t even get a phone call!!

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Old 05-26-2023, 07:32 AM   #37
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Thanks guys.



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I am titled as a Continuous Improvement Specialist. I started up a group of three employees including myself about four years ago. It is our focus to improve the manufacture of our product across the entire company. This includes reprogramming cnc's for a new type/style of tooling, changing the way we machine something. Changing from billet raw material to hammer forged, inspection processes, product flow, dimensional changes/rev up on parts for ease of assembly or ease of manufacture, etc. I also do prototyping for new product, and tool and die work. This position has been the most rewarding of them all over the years. I've been quality manager. engineering manager, customer service manager, cnc operator, sales, gunsmith, etc. In this position I make the most significant impact on our quality and volume than I have ever experienced. This year alone my group has already increased output volume and cost reductions by a significant amount.
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Old 05-26-2023, 07:36 AM   #38
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Wow! That’s nice. Congratulations.
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Old 05-26-2023, 07:36 AM   #39
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Congrats Chris! For my 45th I got a leaf blower and a plastic paper weight.
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Old 05-26-2023, 07:42 AM   #40
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The older STI pistols are amazing and their resale value when you can find one for sale will confirm it.
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Old 05-26-2023, 07:59 AM   #41
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> oops. reposted
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Old 05-26-2023, 08:36 AM   #42
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Wow! Congratulations!

I've worked 27 years at my place and all I ever got was a piece of paper and a cheap desk ornament. They did give me a cheap watch at my 15 year anniversary. Crystal paper weight at my 20. Marble bookends at my 25th.
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Old 05-26-2023, 08:48 AM   #43
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Congratulations. I hit 30 in a couple days and don’t see any type present for it but I’m ok with that. I know bunch of guys at that those pistols and love them. Maybe one day I’ll get one.
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Old 05-26-2023, 09:08 AM   #44
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Congrats Chris!


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Old 05-26-2023, 09:08 AM   #45
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I am titled as a Continuous Improvement Specialist. I started up a group of three employees including myself about four years ago. It is our focus to improve the manufacture of our product across the entire company. This includes reprogramming cnc's for a new type/style of tooling, changing the way we machine something. Changing from billet raw material to hammer forged, inspection processes, product flow, dimensional changes/rev up on parts for ease of assembly or ease of manufacture, etc. I also do prototyping for new product, and tool and die work. This position has been the most rewarding of them all over the years. I've been quality manager. engineering manager, customer service manager, cnc operator, sales, gunsmith, etc. In this position I make the most significant impact on our quality and volume than I have ever experienced. This year alone my group has already increased output volume and cost reductions by a significant amount.

Very Cool for one to feel this way!
Congrats on the 25!!
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Old 05-26-2023, 10:35 AM   #46
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Congratulations. I'll be at 25 years next year. I'll be lucky if my boss even calls me! LOL. He's in Houston.
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Old 05-26-2023, 10:40 AM   #47
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I've got 22 years at mine, and I can promise you I won't get pistol at 25! Congrats.
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Old 05-26-2023, 10:42 AM   #48
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Congratulations, 25 years is a long time these days for people to be in one place.
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Old 05-26-2023, 10:44 AM   #49
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I am titled as a Continuous Improvement Specialist. I started up a group of three employees including myself about four years ago. It is our focus to improve the manufacture of our product across the entire company. This includes reprogramming cnc's for a new type/style of tooling, changing the way we machine something. Changing from billet raw material to hammer forged, inspection processes, product flow, dimensional changes/rev up on parts for ease of assembly or ease of manufacture, etc. I also do prototyping for new product, and tool and die work. This position has been the most rewarding of them all over the years. I've been quality manager. engineering manager, customer service manager, cnc operator, sales, gunsmith, etc. In this position I make the most significant impact on our quality and volume than I have ever experienced. This year alone my group has already increased output volume and cost reductions by a significant amount.
I really miss my days in Mfg sometimes...it was always fun as a supplier being involved on new designs / products as described.
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Old 05-26-2023, 10:58 AM   #50
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Well, last December I started my 37th year at my place of employment. We have changed hands/been bought out twice during the time most recently in February of 2021. The new company has been putting together their policies and had put in place dollar value recognition for years of service. But because my 35 year anniversary date passed during all of this being set up I was not recognized along with four other employees with the same time with the facility. Our management team, that likes to present itself as being employee friendly, could have stepped up if the corporation wasn't going to do anything but chose not to. Since I work in purchasing, I have seen us **** off $2500 in a day and never bat and eye. So, that is one reason why I can't wait to get the f*** out of here which is going to happen just before bow season starts.
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