April Newsletter


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Last Tour - MEMC

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Some great up and coming events for our members and guest...

Upcoming Joint Meeting with other local Engineering organizations on "Communication Styles & Skills". A total of four Engineering groups will be represented at that meeting.

 is comprised of four dynamic organizations from the St. Louis Area: 

Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) Healthcare Engineering Association (HEA) Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME St. Louis Electrical Board (SLEB)


This Month:

We would like to recognize our Corporate Chapter Sponsors. We exist because of the continued support of our Chapter Sponsors. When you have needs, please show your appreciation by contacting our Chapter Sponsors below.

Fabick Power Systems

101 Fabick Drive, Fenton, MO   63026

(636) 349-5500  Fax (636) 349-5951

If your power or chiller goes out, it can shut your business down! Please let our corporate sponsor help you with their emergency and backup electrical power generation sales and service.



Cooling Tower Specialists

2320 Marconi Avenue - St. Louis, MO 63110
314-772-8311 or Fax 314-772-1313

Since 1961, Cooling Components Inc. has supplied quality cooling towers and components for commercial and industrial markets.


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certified Our Certified Plant Maintenance Manager (CPMM) Program will be given during the TFM Show. The CPMM review program has been developed to guide you in preparing for the CPMM exam. Our exclusive courses guide you through the most relevant materials to ensure maximum retention of the maintenance material.

Program Dates: Monday, April 7 - Friday, April 11

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For additional certification information please contact Jennifer Coleman, Certification Manager at jcoleman@afe.org.

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Upcoming April Meeting: 

"Meeting: With Ameren at Guarantee Electrical Company"

power quality

This meeting will be held Tuesday, April 29, 2003 @ 5:00 P.M. sharp, at Guarantee Electrical Company's office, 3405 Bent Avenue, 63116. 

Ameren will have two representatives (Will Cooper and Tom Riney) discussing some of the changes and opportunities in the local utility industry that will affect all of us. Dinner and refreshments provided by Guarantee Electrical. 

Click here to RSVP

(RSVP for March Meeting/Tour above)


We have a couple members who could use some help with job leads! Please see our Engineering Career Flash area to see if you can help.

Our March Tour:



MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.

We want to MEMC for providing the great tour.. Also a special thanks to those who sponsored the dinner! For those who could not make it, you can read about the meeting in this news letter and online in the near future.

(Click hear for Details )

We exist because of the continued support of our Sponsors. Chapter 26 thanks ALL of them for their continued support! 

AFE National:

  • 2003 Spring Planning Meeting in
    Norman, Oklahoma on May 9-10. This meeting will focus on long-range planning and AFE's strategic vision. Although these meetings are for volunteer
    officers and AFE staff, some of the meetings are open to the public and members are more than welcome to attend and share their ideas with us. If you choose to attend, please fill out the registration form and return it to AFE by April 24th, if possible.
  • The new AFE.org national web site has been launched!
  • AFE is participating in 3 trade shows NFM&T, Plant Engineering, TFM Show (with both of our certifications CPE & CPMM review sessions at the show).
  • Gearing up for our 50th next year.
  • Partnering up with IFMA in Dallas to co-show World Workplace & Facilities America.
  • We are completing a ABET accreditation for our CPE program.  
  • May Planning meeting, 9,10&11

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The month for this year's Facilities America is - October 2003 in Dallas Texas - They still are finalizing things so that's all we have right now.

This year ALL links go directly to  http://www.facilitiesamerica.com/ . That's where all information will be at.

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