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Technical Presentations

The technical presentations gave attendees an in-depth global analysis of cutting-edge industry developments. The Technical Information Committee  selected 5 technical presentations for Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1.

Insulated Pipe Supports 

David Baker, General Manager of Piping Technology and Products, Inc., presenting on the theory of pre-insulated pipe support design

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Insulated Pipe Supports 

Barry Schmitt, CEO of Value Engineered Products, presenting on insulated pipe supports for the commercial side 

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Insulated Pipe Supports 

Kerry Esmond, Senior Vice President of Sales of Rilco, presenting on pre-insulated pipe supports for industrial applications

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Jacketing Standards 

James Meier, President of JTM Consulting, presenting ASTM standards UV Cured Glass Reinforced Plastic Jackets

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Jacketing Standards 

Jim Young, Technical Director of ITW, presenting ASTM standards for Metal Jacketing

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Associates Committee and Forum—Market Outlook

Speaker: Brock Ramey, Power Specialist, Industrial Info Resources

Brock Ramey will provide an overview of the North American industrial and commercial spending market, focusing on industrial manufacturing, chemical processing, refining, oil and gas, biopharma, food and beverage, and pulp and paper. Brock will also provide a general overview of the market in Mexico.

 

Health and Safety Committee and Forum—Silica Update: OSHA’s New Rule

Speaker: Jessie Atencio, Assistant Director, ADOSH

With the recent passage of the Silica Rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers are required to implement certain controls to reduce the amount of Silica dust emitted from the work being performed. Get an update on key provisions and learn how the rule will be applied in Arizona, which is an OSHA-Approved State Plan.