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The month of July newsletter was a little late. Hey, editors need
a vacation once in while too.:>) Hope you find it informative and insightful. We encourage you to follow
up your readings, with a visit to the online version of our newsletter.
Online you will have links that lead to sponsors, member companies,
contacts in the industry, and many more pages organized so you can
pursue your particular interest.
Most importantly, online you have feedback interfaces,
so you can interact and shape the news you receive. At AFE, we want you
to have the news and be a part of it. We need members for the Newsletter and membership committees. Please sign
up for committees before September by clicking here.
Future of Manufacturing" series.
Last month we
started an editorial report about current events shaping the
Manufacturing Industry. This month we add a second article about a new technology
that will streamline your predictive maintenance.
here to go directly to "Sixth Sense"
Our Chapter President (Frank)
sets primary directive for our events.
AFE Tour and Meeting.
meeting will be the Gulf event! Don't wait till it's too late to get
See below for
User's In the St. Louis Area
will be held Tuesday (July 31, 2001 @ 5:00 P.M.) at Guarantee
Electrical Co., 3405 Bent Ave, Saint Louis, MO, 63116-2601.
member Terry Bremer, P.E. and associates will give us a demonstration on
of the latest technology in electrical preventive maintenance, including
high voltage testing. Guarantee
Electrical will provide food and refreshments.
This is a
must attend meeting. Our group is growing so don't
miss out. Come and network with your St. Louis's A.F.E. End
user's of energy, new ideas of building and manufacturing operations,
and a place where your questions can be answered by all of us working
together. (Vendors: Bring 2 of your end users, as guest!)
here to RSVP
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AFE St. Louis chapter's World Class web site,
AFEStLouis.Org, is growing.
With the theme "Your gateway to the World", we
designed the site as a portal for attracting and retaining new members globally.
We are sending out over 250 Newsletters now. Help others by placing a link to us
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St. Louis Chapter
Our most popular slogan also is the difference between active members, and
in-active. Being an active member is not only self gratify, but offers many
other indirect rewards. There are a lot of fun and educational events being
planned for you. Please take part in the planning
and other activities. We challenge all our St. Louis Chapter members to get
involved, and see how AFE improves your
Article on Leadership, a Must Read.
Dr. John C. Maxwell, expert on
leadership training, shares with us
Principles for People Development.
Down or Polished Up?
To get a good balance and the most benefits out of our
chapter, we need to get more "End Users" as members. Please
help us to help you and spread the word about our chapter. You can
utilize what ever media is at your disposal, and word of mouth.
Tour/Symposium AFE Host: Collect calling cards and
post contact's email address on-line for those members who missed them.
Vendors/Speakers: Hand out copies of your speech
topic and company information. Providing it on floppies and CDs makes more
Chapter Webmasters: Utilize your web sites to give
your sponsors and speakers maximum exposure; request articles to publish on your
City Lighting Tour
We want to give
thanks to the great folks at City
Lighting, for hosting our meeting and giving us a most enlightening tour.
to read about and view pictures)
because of the continued support of our Sponsors. Chapter 26 thanks ALL
of them for their continued support!
vs. Group Re-lamping
A big thanks to Joe
Sales - OSI) at Sylvania
for donating this 28 slide PowerPoint presentation on the cost analysis
of spot lamp replacement verses group lamp replacement.
you feel like your always changing bulbs in your facility? Then you
probably are. :>) View
some of the highlights of Joe's presentation online, or right
click here to download the full 28 slides. You can use this to
educate your management on the cost savings of group re-lamping.
help out our members at Southern Illinois University, by contacting Dr.
Spoerre at SIU, to see what you can do to support our new student
These students are our future, let's
invest a little time in our future.
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Only a couple months till Facilities America 2001
Facilities America 2001 will be held in Las Vegas,
Nevada, September 24 thru 28, 2001. — Please support our
St. Louis member and CEO of Business Industrial Network (Don Fitchett)
by attending. He will be speaking on "The true cost of
downtime", and how you can save thousands by continuously
monitoring the metrics.
Also attendees will benefited from:
||Hear well-respected facilities
professionals present seminars on a wide range of topics;
||Meet and learn from colleagues all over
||Participate in review classes and
examinations for earning the Certified Plant Engineer and
Certified Facilities Maintenance Manager credentials;
||See demonstrations and details about
products and services from vendors at a first-class trade show;
||Receive the results of the annual
FAME (Facilities Management Excellence) contest.
AFE is a 46-year-old, not-for-profit organization that helps its
members improve productivity, profitability and performance of the
facilities in their charge. Through more than 100 chapters across the
country, it offers them relevant information and resources, value-added
education and certifications, and opportunities to learn, lead and
influence the facilities engineering field.
For more information about Facilities America 2001