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"The True Cost of Equipment Downtime"
User's in the St. Louis Area
latest methodology on realizing the "True" cost of downtime can
be applied to Manufacturing, Building Maintenance, even your IT equipment.
This valuable information will give you the
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Metropolitan Square will be hosting our meeting
with guest speaker and AFE St. Louis member, Don Fitchett. This event will be Tuesday
(June 25, 2002 @ 5:30 P.M.) Met Square is located at 211 N. Broadway, St.
Louis, MO 63102.
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group is growing so don't miss out. Members: Don't forget your badges!
Come and network with your St. Louis's A.F.E. Make some
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This year, Fred's team has done an outstanding job of pulling together
Top Speakers. John Moubray is credited for perfecting RCM. He
alone is reason of to attend the conference.
Clark Wigley of Adizes Inst is going to provide a full day
session on how accelerate business success. Adizes Inst created
the model Corporate Lifecycles.
Rex Gallaher is a true Maintenance Executive with extensive insight on
how to manage maintenance in a variety of different cultures with a
very restrictive comp plan and bureaucratic employer, US Govt. Yet
his team has performed results better than industry in numerous
key performance areas.
Joe McMullen, former AFE Intern, 30
years ago, of Michelin has created a European style
apprenticeship program in the US.
Terrence O'hanlon has founded and
developed a Reliability Engineering Portal for our industry. He
provides a wealth of information and is a fantastic speaker.
This year will have numerous opportunities to Listen, Learn, Lead and
Influence AND TO HAVE SOME FUN!!!
We will have special passes to get into any location on
Bourbon Street. Lets make sure we don't let Freds team's
efforts go in vain by having mediocre attendance.
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want to thank all the great
folks at Fabick
for hosting our meeting, providing the BBQ, drinks and gifts ! For those who could not make it, you can read about the
tour in this news letter and online.
to read about Fabick Power Systems Tour and view pictures)
because of the continued support of our Sponsors. Chapter 26 thanks ALL
of them for their continued support!
help 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
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