July 22, 2016, was a hot day in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. By late afternoon, the heat index had spiked to about 110 degrees. That was right around the time 23-year-old landscaper Tyler Halsey – whose shift had begun nine-and-a-half hours earlier at 7 – succumbed to heat stress. He was hospitalized with a core body temperature of more than 108 degrees and died the next day.
Continuing their aggressive growth trend, Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, has appointed Landon Verhoeven to lead its Western United States Commercial sales operations.
Industrial Scientific received the Frost & Sullivan award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership
June 15, 2017
Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to announce that they have received the Frost & Sullivan 2017 North American Portable Gas Detection Competitive Strategy Leadership Award.
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, announced that JDF Associates has been named the company’s 2016 Sales Rep Agency of The Year Award for the Industrial market.
Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), is pleased to announce the successful move to its newly built distribution center (DC) at 200 W. Trinity Boulevard, Grand Prairie, Texas – in the center of the DFW Metroplex. Managed by Dan Krska, the new facility is less than a half mile off of a major highway, close to LTL carriers, and close to both of the area's major airports.
Safety Marketing Group (SMG), the world's largest consortium of independently owned safety equipment distributors, today released names of the Annual Partnership Conference Award Winners. These Awards includes Peak Performer Awards (Supplier and Distributor of the Year), JMA (Joint Marketing Agreement) Awards, Award of Excellence, and GOLD Distributors and Suppliers.
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is pleased to announce that Charles D. Johnson has been named its new president, effective August 1, 2017. Mr. Johnson will succeed Daniel K. Shipp, who retires this year after serving as the Association's president since 1993.
3M Personal Safety Division will showcase its latest innovations in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), booth #1005, in Denver beginning Monday, June 19. In addition to the debut of new products and services, 3M will also address OSHA’s final rule to update general industry walking-working surfaces and fall protection standards with presentations and demonstrations.
MovinCool®, a brand of DENSO Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial spot air conditioners, announced a new series of MovinCool product information sheets covering seven application areas: computer and telecom equipment, healthcare facilities, industrial plants, educational facilities, construction sites, automotive service bays and emergency moisture removal.
Local manufacturers and artists provide hands-on education to elementary students to promote creativity and curiosity in the science and engineering fields
June 7, 2017
Together with Veterans Elementary School and other local manufacturers, Haws Corporation’s Research & Development team created and implemented a custom drinking fountain project for 2nd and 5th grade students for the 2016-2017 school year. After working with the STEM Academy faculty and students for several years, Michael Joyer – Haws R&D Manager, developed a new project idea that would allow the students to fully engage with an engineering project to help make the connection between the creative and technical side of science, technology, engineering and art.