PACIV PUERTO RICO – Wellness Running Club

Associates continue to enhance their healthy habits by participating in the wellness walking/running club where all can meet and enjoyed great scenery while they walk or run. It is also a great time to enjoy different conversations after hours while we enjoy time together, during and after the race. The first meeting was on November 11, 2021, after work in the Condado lagoon area. Associates from Puerto Rico met at the PACIV office at 5:30 pm and walked/ran from Miramar to the nearby Condado walking part of Ashford Avenue, part of the tourist section. Some walked, others decided to run, but everyone enjoyed a well-deserved get-together at the Nacho Libre Restaurant. Here associates enjoyed tacos, nachos, churros, and specialty house drinks. The best part was having fun and enjoying some...

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PACIV USA – INTERPHEX Conference

Our USA office participated in the International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX) dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology. International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology, and knowledge, took place on October 12-21,2021 at the Javits Center in New York. This year our Tania Ramos, Consultant Validation Engineer visited the exhibitor showroom and took part in the enhanced networking opportunities. This event sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), brought over 10,000 global industry professionals and 625+ industry-leading suppliers together through a unique combination of exhibits, demonstrations, partnering opportunities, networking, and technical conference to leverage quality,...

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PACIV USA – Rockwell Automation Fair 2021

PACIV Associates participated in the In-Person Rockwell Automation Fair at Houston, TX, this year, where they saw all new technology and manufacturing work. On November 10th and 11th, three members of our PACIV-USA team, Catherine, Rick, and Austin, traveled to Houston, TX., and attended the annual Rockwell Automation Fair 2021. This was the first time that Catherine and Austin participated in this event, which taught them everything RA offers.  They participated in the ‘Hands-On Lab’ over Factorytalk Batch v14 Application Development. Their experience also includes a few forums with topics over control loop PID tuning and the decarbonization of future/emerging energy technologies. This lab was an excellent opportunity to learn from some of the leaders in these industries. In...

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PACIV Live Well Work Well – Q4 October Newsletter

FDA Fully Approved Vaccines, Frozen Ingredients Recall, U.S. Life Expectancy, Fall Outdoor Activities, and more… In this newsletter, you will find a summary of how the FDA approved the Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine process.  It’s the first full approval of any coronavirus vaccine in the United States. This process may encourage more vaccination, even globally. In other topics, pandemic and drug overdoses drive U.S Life expectancy down 1.5 years. Life expectations in the United States dropped from 78.8 years to 77.3 years; this decline is the most significant. Also, this newsletter covers the celebration of Cord Blood & Psoriasis Awareness Month, fun activities to do in the Fall, and new recipes. Access the Live Well Work Well October 2021 here: https://paciv.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Live-Well-Work-Well-Newsletter-October-2021.pdf...

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PACIV PUERTO RICO: Susan G. Komen: Race for The Cure

Puerto Rico Associates demonstrated their support by doing a 5K race to raise awareness for breast cancer fighters.  The Susan G. Komen 5K Race for The Cure is a fundraiser where you can race or walk to show your support in funding life-saving research, treatment, education, and community health programs. Their mission is to “save lives by meeting most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.” To this day, Susan G. Komen has invested nearly 1.1 billion in breast cancer research since 1982, united with 30 million breast cancer communities, gave 220 thousand financial assistance and support, and mobilized 100 thousand to advocate patient’s rights.  PACIV associates met on Sunday, October 10th at 9:00 am to start their...

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PACIV Live Well Work Well August Newsletter

Summer Travel Safety, Long-term Effects of COVID-19, Difference benefits between Caffeine and Sleep, and How Eating Out Can be Healthy… Did you know that 67% of Americans are planning to travel during the summer? Keep yourself and others safe. It is mandatory to verify the countries restrictions and protocols before traveling. The recommendation is, Get Vaccinated, stay domestic, take a road trip, explore the outdoors, check travel restrictions, and keep up with COVID-19 safety precautions. Also consider checking out CDC recommendations here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-risk.html  Beware, although most people get better within weeks, some people experience long COVID-19 contagion. A wide range of symptoms can last weeks or months. A new...

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PACIV PUERTO RICO: Transforming Business Models Event: PRMA

Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (PRMA) had its convention with in-person exhibitors and the public. PACIV was part of the companies that step up to the challenge in this convention where Innovation was the main topic. The Transforming Business Models Event by PRMA, took place at the PR Convention Center, where all fully vaccinated members could participate and network with company exhibitors. It was very diverse since all industries were exhibitors; Pharmaceutical, Construction, Medical Care, Advertising, Manufacturing, Food and Beverage Industries, Communications, Cleaning Management, Engineering, and more.  As an engineering company, we mainly promoted our Automation, Validation, and Instrumentation services in addition many came asking about our Industrial Control Panel...

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PACIV Live Well Work Well Program- July Newsletter

Summer Picnic Safety Tips, Leaving your shoes at the door The Live Well Work Well Newsletter for July 2021 presents the Environmental Working Group (EWG) 2021 Dirty Dozen List. Every year EWG ranks pesticide residue levels of fruits and vegetables based on samples taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. The Dirty Dozen List consists of: StrawberriesSpinachKaleNectarinesApplesGrapesCherriesPeachesPearsBell and hot peppersCeleryTomatoes Important Facts: To remove pesticide residue, simply wash your fresh produce under running tap water for 30 seconds. You can still eat the fruit and veggies mentioned on the list, all properly handled fresh produce, whether organic or not, is believed to be safe to eat. Access the U.S. Department of...

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PACIV PUERTO RICO Virtual Webinar

Associates had the opportunity to attend a virtual conference to discuss the importance of recognizing sexual harassment at the workplace.  The Webinar held on July 16th, 2021, and conducted by Maria del Rosario Abrams Guzman from the Department of Labor of Puerto Rico, took the group throughout the entire legislation behind Sexual Harassment, how to identify it, how to handle such cases and the remedies in law against these actions. What is Sexual Harassment? Sexual harassment in employment consists of any type of undesired sexual approach, demand for sexual favors, and any other verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature or that is reproduced by using any means of communication including, but not limited to, the use of multimedia tools through the cybernetic network or...

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PACIV Live Well Work Well Webinar – Mental Health

All the information on how to deal with Depression, Anxiety, Emotional Eating, and other mental health topics was given during this webinar. There are 8 Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Social, Intellectual, Physical, Occupational and Spiritual. Nutrition is found in each dimension, so if all are well, mental health will be balanced. Registered Dietitian, Sabrina Goshen, also mentioned the importance of Gut Health since 90% of serotonin is produced in the GI. And Low Serotonin & Norepinephrine & Dopamine circulating in the brain linked is to a high risk of Depression. Anxiety is linked to fear and from there it manifests itself. Some triggers of anxiety are caffeine, stimulants, high and low sugar. To prevent it, we should improve sleep, have adequate...

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PACIV Puerto Rico, Engineer’s Week 2021

Associates from Puerto Rico celebrated “Semana del Ingeniero” (Engineers Week) with a special gift for all. Engineering is the core of our existence, and our employees are the ones that work non-stop, providing excellent service with exceptional results that puts PACIV in the top engineering companies.  As a small token of appreciation, PACIV Puerto Rico’s Administration took the time to create the perfect gift for its employees. A box with goodies that had the PACIV branding, such as a tumbler, cutlery, a stress ball, a mouse and mouse pad, an umbrella, a USB, and a grocery bag. All things essential for the day-to-day work lifestyle.  We want to constantly remind associates that all of their work is valued, admired, and acknowledged. Engineers Week, for...

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PACIV Puerto Rico – Team Building Event

PACIV Puerto Rico’s Administration participated in a Team Building event, where they learned about the importance of Teamwork and fluent Communication. Instructors, Macarena Gil, and Carlos Frontera gather all the Administration to presently participate, following all COVID-10 Precaution Protocols, on team meetings, interactive activities, critical role plays, and exercises that involve partnership, collaboration, conversation, agreement, feedback, and many other topics that improve our workflow and environment. All department leaders gave their opinions and thoughts on how to improve the work environment in the office and what changes should be made, or considered, to keep improving the communication among coworkers. The Administration set goals in consensus, for 5 things for effective...

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