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Two Foundation Fundraisers Are Better Than One
When golf is involved, twice is nice. In the months of July and August, Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs®, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers
Association, will hold fundraisers at two annual golf outings held at different courses in the Midwest that you won’t want to miss.
will be held for the first time at the ;etroit ;olf Club, offering two premier 18-hole courses designed by
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Donald Ross. Up to 250 golfers will hit the links and enjoy networking at the evening reception and dinner. Register at motorcityslitters.com. The Processors
Auction held at the event will benefit the John ;rossheim Memorial Scholarships named after a longtime ;utside ;rocessors Council ;;;C; veteran who was
passionate about encouraging the next generation of workers to consider a career in the metals industry. This is not your typical silent auction. In addition to
traditional items like tickets to sporting events and golf clubs, attendees can bid on industry-related services such as slitting, pickling, or transportation services.
returns to Cantigny ;olf Club, named one of the ; Top 50 Courses You Can ;lay in America; by GOLF magazine, in Wheaton, Ill.
Registration is open for a full day of golf, networking, and friendly competition. Proceeds of GOLF4MFG will support the summer manufacturing camp
grant and scholarship programs for students pursuing degrees that will lead to careers in manufacturing.
Check-in begins at 10 a.m. with the shotgun start at 11 a.m. The ;225 fee includes a deli lunch, 18 holes with carts, on-course games, followed up with
a post-play cocktail reception and hearty appetizers. Announcement of contest winners and award presentations will take place during the reception.
Receives the 2017
Rusty Demeules Award
Plymouth Tube of Streator, Ill., has been named the winner of the 2017
Rusty Demeules Award for Safety Excellence. This is the second year in
a row for Plymouth Tube to receive the award, which is FMA’s highest
safety honor. The award, presented by FMA and sponsored by CNA,
was created by FMA’s Safety Council to recognize a company with a
demonstrated safety culture. The award is named in honor of Rusty
;emeules, a significant volunteer contributor to ;MA and president
of the ;MA Safety Committee from its inception in 1989 until 1996.
Plymouth Tube’s commitment to safety includes its Safety Engagement
Program that focuses on safety tours, meetings, observations,
and safety suggestions from employees and helps to generate
improvements throughout the facility. Employees are also required to
participate in their daily Stretch Program to help ensure their minds
and bodies are ready for a safe day at work. Congratulations to
Plymouth Tube for meeting this standard of excellence for safety.
“We are proud to sponsor the Rusty Demeules Award and to
recognize Plymouth Tube as the 2017 recipient for their conscious
work to create a culture of safety,; said ;oger ;ilson, assistant
vice president and industry leader, manufacturing, CNA.
The 2017 Safety Award of Merit
is presented to companies posting
an injury and illness incidence
rate for calendar year 2016 that is
better than the published Bureau
of Labor Statistics (BLS) rate by
10 percent or greater, based on
their North American Industry
Classification System ;;A;CS; code.
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ADM Mechanical, Decatur, Ill.
Anderson Dahlen Inc., Ramsey, Minn.
BTD Manufacturing (two facilities), Detroit
Lakes, Minn., and Washington, Ill.
Cerro Flow Products LLC, Shelbina, Mo.
Columbiana Hi Tech LLC, Kernersville, N.C.
Dupps Company, Germantown, Ohio
;berl ;ron ;orks, ;uffalo, ;. Y.
GH Metal Solutions Inc., Fort Payne, Ala.
Laystrom Manufacturing, Chicago
Olympic Steel (six facilities),
Detroit, Mich.; Chambersburg, Pa.;
Bedford Heights, Ohio; Gary, Ind.;
Plymouth, Minn.; and Winder Ga.
PlayCore Wisconsin Inc., Fort Payne, Ala.
Precision Fabricating & Cleaning
Co. Inc., Cocoa, Fla.
Progressive Metal Manufacturing
Co., Warren, Mich.
Standard Iron (two facilities), Grand
Island, Neb., and Sauk Centre, Minn.
Zekelman Industries (three facilities),
Cambridge, Ohio; Chicago-Structural,
Chicago; and Harrow, Ontario, Canada
The 2017 Safety Award –
is presented to companies posting
an injury and illness incidence rate
for calendar year 2016 that is at least
equal to but less than 10 percent
better than the published BLS rate
based on their NAICS code.
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Buhler Aeroglide, Cary, N.C.
GSM Industrial, Lancaster, Pa.
Olympic Steel, Mount Sterling, Ky.
Progressive Metal Manufacturing,
Zekelman Industries (two facilities), Chicago
Pipe, Chicago, and Plymouth, Mich.
The 2017 Most Improved Safety
Record was awarded to Eberl Iron Works,
;uffalo, ;. Y., for being the Safety Awards
winner with the greatest percentage
of improvement over the prior year.
To be eligible to receive recognition,
companies were required to submit
OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for the
period Jan. 1, 2016, through Dec. 31,
2016. Firms of all sizes were eligible.
Winners were determined based on
NAICS code categories and BLS
injury and illness incidence rates.