The Association of Independent Manufacturers’ Representatives (AIM/R) held a new educational offering called AIM/R Rep Advantage (March 7 – 8, 2019) in Rosemont, Illinois. In comparison to the AIM/R Annual Conference, the program was a condensed 1.5-day, content-filled, and rep-only event.
Anvil International (“Anvil”), a global designer, manufacturer and provider of high-quality products that connect and support piping systems, and Smith-Cooper International (“SCI”), a global designer and provider of branded, high-quality pipes, valves, and fittings, announced on April 26, they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge.
For personalized workplace comfort, opt for portable radiant heaters.
April 26, 2019
When creating the right office atmosphere, comfort is key. Employers want to ensure teams are not too warm where they may get sleepy, but also not too cold that they cannot concentrate. Unfortunately, many different types of workplaces face year-round temperature challenges and struggle to strike the perfect balance to keep all employees comfortable and focused.
Gravity often dictates storm drainage design. Pipe can only run so far with pitch before crossing over into livable space. At times, it requires a leader to drop down in the middle of the building, with the only solution being to excavate a long distance — still accounting for pitch — through the interior to reach the civils.
Fatal Legionnaires’ disease has escalated 550% in the past 15 years. A new analysis model reported in AIHA’s The Synergist offers help for facility owners and operators who, due to new standards, are now responsible for preventing this “quiet killer.”
while 29 states add construction jobs between February and March.
April 20, 2019
Texas and West Virginia have biggest number and percent of annual job gains as Louisiana and Vermont lag; Washington has largest one-month gains, while Pennsylvania and Vermont experience worst losses.
The May 2019 issue of PM Engineer includes the annual Fire Protection & Design special section with an exclusive look at a hybrid fire-extinguishing system at BYU’s special collections vaults. The section also previews products for the NFPA 2019 expo and includes insight from Jacqueline Wilmot on acceptance testing for wet chemical systems. Also this month, read essential stories about how to anticipate your client’s medical gas needs and an interview with the new president and CEO of the American Fire Sprinkler Association. Julius Ballanco covers a recent IAPMO WE-Stand committee proposal on blackwater, and John Siegenthaler, P.E., gives advice to the next generation.