Volume 9, Issue Number 2 September  20, 2005

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Relies On SMACNA Contractor For An HVAC Upgrade

When an HVAC upgrade was necessary for a very important site, a prominent specialty contractor looked toward SMACNA member McDonald Air and Sheet Metal, of Orlando, Fla., to get the job done.

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Aluminized Steel Offers Attractive Physical Characteristics For Use In Industrial Duct Construction

In the late 1990s, during the development of the second edition of the “Round Industrial Duct Construction Standards,” the task force working on that project looked with much interest at aluminized steel as a possible alternative to galvanized steel in certain corrosive applications or at temperatures beyond the protective capability of the galvanized coating.

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Identifying Personal Protective Equipment Hazards

Hazard identification is an ongoing process that is a critical component of any health and safety program. A basic safety management equation will include three principles - identification, evaluation and control of employee exposures to workplace hazards. Without the first step, identification, how can you know where to place your safety program efforts?

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Position Yourself As An Expert In the Industry

Expertise is what owners demand when hiring an industrial sheet metal contractor. So SMACNA and its labor partners, the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) created a special industrial “expertise” logo. Industrial contractors are encouraged to place this logo on their business cards, stationery, estimates, and invoices.

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Meet The Newest Industrial Council Member: Robert J. Williams

Robert J. Williams
SMACNA’s National Industrial Council Steering Committee welcomes a new member, Bob Williams.

As the secretary and treasurer of the Du-Mont Company, Peoria, Ill., Bob’s business philosophy is to treat all customers and employees with respect and professionalism. He always strives to meet the needs of all of his customers helping them find solutions to keep their projects within budget. By listening to his customers, he makes certain their needs are met.

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