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Welcome New Associate Member Victaulic

Victaulic is the leading producer of Mechanical Pipe joining solutions. Building technologies and providing engineering services, addressing most complex piping challenges faced by site owners, engineers, contractors, and distributors.
ENGINEERING BENEFITS: When installed, Victaulic’s piping components are engineered to take into account numerous environmental factors, from seismic and thermal movement to noise and vibration attenuation.
MECHANICAL JOINING: Togetherness — that’s what our Mechanical Joining systems are all about. Gasket Technology and Grooved Technology form the basis for our advanced couplings. All are manufactured to exacting standards and for optimal performance to satisfy your piping requirements.
PIPE SYSTEM INSTALLATION: Victaulic piping system are safe, efficient and cost-effective, eliminating hazardous and lowering risk during installation.

Jeff Wickham
jeff.wickham@victaulic.com
816-266-1938

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Save-the-Date Kansas City Competent Person Fall Protection Class

Save-the-Date for Kansas City, November 13 & 14, 2018

This is a 2 Day Course Competent Person certification will allow successful attendees to train Authorized Users and Competent Inspectors for their employees. Successful students will receive training to meet or exceed requirements of OSHA and ANSI. Students who successfully complete the course and pass the written test will receive a Competent Person Certificate. Please note per ANSI standards, the certificate is valid for a 
period of two years.
Mark Damon is trying to detriment the level of Interest in the class,
please see the link below. 

Click here for more information
 

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SAFE + SOUND Week

Join OSHA for Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018
What Is Safe + Sound Week?
A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.
Why Participate?
Safe workplaces are sound businesses. Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom line. Participating in Safe + Sound Week can help get your program started or energize an existing one.
Who Is Encouraged to Participate?
Organizations of any size or in any industry looking for an opportunity to show their commitment to safety to workers, customers, the public, or supply chain partners should participate.
How to Participate
Participating in Safe + Sound Week is easy. To get started, select the activities you would like to do at your workplace. You can host an event just for your workers or host a public event to engage your community. Examples of potential activities and tools to help you plan and promote your events are available. After you've completed your events, you can download a certificate and web badge to recognize your organization and your workers.
Need more inspiration? Watch a webinar to get ideas from organizations that participated in last year’s event.

For more information. https://www.osha.gov/safeandsoundweek
 

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SMACNA-KC and OSHA Sign Safety Alliance Agreement

SMACNA-Kansas City is proud to announce the establishment of an Alliance with OSHA. This agreement will enhance the advancement of common goals to keep SMACNA-KC Contractor employees safe on the job and raise safety awareness as well as further training, education and outreach initiatives. We look forward to our continued relationship with our local OSHA office and staff.

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Welcome New Associate Member DeWalt

DEWALT is obsessed with how users work in the real world and is relentlessly pursuing total jobsite solutions. By incorporating its latest technology and industry innovations, DEWALT is leading the charge for the jobsite of the future. DEWALT products. GUARANTEED TOUGH®.

Jenna Rhodes
Enterprise Solutions Specialist 
Power Tools & Equipment | Anchors |
Hand Tools | Accessories | Storage


Stanley Black and Decker, Inc.
Phone: 402-266-1037
Jenna.Rhodes@sbdinc.com
 

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Welcome New Associate Member Inventory Sales Company

Your competitive construction project needs are finally met with new solutions from the Inventory Sales Company. The Inventory Sales Company has been helping build Kansas City for over 45 years. ISC specializes in products that support pipe and duct work, such as Gripple cable systems, pipe hangers, strut and threaded rod. ISC also has a full line of fasteners, including self-drilling screws, sheet metal screws, nuts, bolts and concrete anchors, accompanied by a full line of Milwaukee power tools and accessories. 

Our warehouse space allows us to offer you unique shipping options. With over a 100,000 square feet and on time deliveries, ISC is your one stop construction source.

Keith Leftridge
keithl@inventorysales.com
http://www.inventorysales.com
913-371-7002

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Welcome New Associate Member Federated Insurance

For more than a century, Federated Insurance has been providing quality insurance products to businesses of all sizes. Federated’s highly trained representatives understand the insurance needs of the contractor industry, so you can expect to get personalized service and coverages specially designed for your business. Federated’s many outstanding risk management programs and services include industry-specific Risk Management Academy seminars, and Federated’s Shield Network®, offering clients anytime online access to a variety of risk management resources.
Kyle Bluestein
kebluestein@fedins.com
http://www.federatedinsurance.com
513-884-5154
 

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The Builders’ Association 2017 Safety Excellence Award Winners

Congratulations to SMACNA-KC's Contractors
Builders' Association 2017 Safety Excellence Award Winners


Mark Banden Safety Professional of the Year Award
Mike Zykan
US Engineering Company
 

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The Builders’ Association 2017 Safety Excellence Award Winners

Congratulations to SMACNA-KC's Contractors
Builders' Association 2017 Safety Excellence Award Winners

Over 500,001 Work Hours
3rd Place - Flynn Midwest, LP

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The Builders’ Association 2017 Safety Excellence Award Winners

Congratulations to SMACNA-KC's Contractors
Builders' Association 2017 Safety Excellence Award Winners

Over 500,001 Work Hours
1st Place - US Engineering Company

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Royals Price Chopper Party Deck

SMACNA-KC invites you to the Price Choppers Party Deck
Networking Committee Recruiting Event!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Game starts at 7:00
Party Deck opens at 5:30
Royals vs. Tampa Bay

Food and drinks provided

If you are interested in attending please contact SMACNA-KC at 816-421-3360 or cj@smacnakc.com
Tickets are limited, 40-60 available.
Parking is at your own expense.
(This event is open to current Networking Committee Members, SMACNA-KC Board Members, Associate Members and Potential New Networking Committee Members.)
 

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SMACNA-KC Associate Members 10th Annual Golf Tournament

Check in: 10:30 – 11:30 am
Shotgun Start: 11:30 am
Practice facility available at 10:30 am 

Entry Fee: $125.00 per player (limited to the first 30 team entries)

Includes:

  • Lunch on the grill
  • Practice facility (driving range, chipping/putting green)
  • 18 holes with cart
  • Prizes (flight winners and hole prizes)
  • Awards dinner banquet to follow tournament
  • Tournament gift

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Hole Sponsor: $200.00 each, or $150 with a 4 person team
Lunch, Award Dinner or Beverage Cart Sponsors: 500.00
Poker Card Tent $300.00

Click Here For Registration Form

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Welcome New Associate Member Plumb Supply Company

Founded in 1946, Plumb Supply Company is a family owned, Midwest based, Plumbing, HVAC, and PVF distributor serving the needs of the professional plumbing and heating contractor with 18 branches in Iowa, 17 branches in Missouri, and 1 branch in Kansas.  
With a large knowledgeable staff, and a large fleet of trucks, we strive to deliver quality, innovation and value to customers of every size, when you need it.  24/7

Travis Hays
Territory Manager
913-940-4238
thays@plumbsupply.com
http://www.plumbsupply.com

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Safety Breakfast & Learn

SMACNA National Safety - What is available for you?
Are you a small contractor and feel like you can't afford a good safety program?
Are you the "safety guy/gal" and need some fresh material?

Mike McCullion, SMACNA National Director Safety & Health, will be here to tell you about the many programs, documents, training, statistics, studies, etc, that are yours to utilize at the click of a mouse. You can even be connected to hundreds of contractor safety people around the country to ask questions, help solve your problems and share best practices. The safety information and assistance SMACNA National provides to its members and their employees is vast. Please join us for Mike's valuable presentation.

Audience:
* Contractor owners
* Anyone with safety, HR or manpower responsibilities
* Anyone wanting to learn more about what SMACNA does for its members

Where: Hampton Inn & Suites,  4600 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64112
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 AM
Date: August 29th, 2017
Please contact cj@smacnakc.com
 

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Positions are Now Open to serve on the SMACNA-KC Safety Committee.

Meetings are held at 7:00 am on the forth Friday of each month.  This is a 3 year commitment and members are encouraged to attend as many meetings as possible, along with assisting with other committee activities when needed.

Please, contact Steve Ratliff with any questions or interest.
Steve Ratliff
(816) 309-7764
sratliff@holmesmurphy.com
 

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