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OSHA Man can answer your questions!

 They also have a great newsletter to keep you up to date on those Regulatory Compliance issues.

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

Upcoming Joint Meeting with other local Engineering organizations such as the Healthcare Engineers Association. A total of four Engineering groups will be represented at that meeting.

COTS is coming on May 8, 2003 at 5:30 PM mark you calendar!

(More information to be revealed later)

This Month:

It is all about networking so here are some good links to discussion boards where you can network with your peers online.


The WaterTalk™, SewerTalk™, and StormTalk™ forums

Industry Community

Heating and Air Conditioning

Reliability Magazine


Vibration Institute

Industrial Web News

Facilities Management

Engineering Tips


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The dates for this year's Facilities America is - September 12-17 2003 in Baltimore Maryland - 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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Upcoming February Meeting: 

"Facility management - safety and homeland security systems."

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Honeywell International will be hosting our meeting at the Holiday Inn Westport, 1973 Craigshire, St. Louis, Mo 63146. This event will be Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2003 @ 5:30 P.M.)  

Honeywell will cover topics of CCTV, Access Control, HVAC, Fire, Burg Alarm,  and asset tracking.  Honeywell will be discussing the benefits of Digital Recording along with the benefits of system integration. Honeywell will also be providing food and drink.

Click here to RSVP

(RSVP for March Meeting/Tour below)

Meeting - Tour with MEMC - 3/25

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A Message from AFE's Executive Director:

AFE has a rich and storied tradition. In fact, next year is our Golden Anniversary. Over the next few months, you will be hearing a lot more about how we will celebrate 50 years of AFE excellence. And as we look back, it's also natural to look ahead. We have some obstacles to overcome, but together, staff, volunteer leaders and YOU can make the next 50 years even better!

Mike Ireland
Executive Director
The Association for Facilities Engineering
(513) 489-2473 Ext. 11

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A 30 week training program on CD for you to implement in-house.

Greatly discounted until Feb 24th, 2003

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The TFM Show™ (formerly Facility Forum, a Group C property) will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, April 9-11, 2003. This show will be co-locating in Chicago with the CSI Show™ at Construct America™. 

The goal of this show is to better serve the needs of the nonresidential construction and building industry through partnerships with leading industry organizations and associations.

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

For more information click here

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

  The object of the survey is to try and identify the factors that cause either success or failure in 5S implementation.

Our January Meeting:

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Computer generated Preventive Maintenance System

We want to thank Tom Lillie, Mark Uthe, Dale Norman   and Danforth Plant Science Center for hosting our meeting. Also a special thanks for the dinner! For those who could not make it, you can read about the meeting in this news letter and online.

(Click to read about January's meeting.)

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


AFE National:

  • The new AFE.org national web site is due to be launched at the end of this month.
  • 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.
  • A member needs national survey will be out shortly.
  • We are completing a ABET accreditation for our CPE program.  
  • May Planning meeting, 9,10&11


We have a New Chapter Forming in Council Bluffs, IA, Region III. Brent Jones, who is with Harrah's Casino is leading this new chapter. Brent transferred to the area from Kansas City, MO and was very active in Heart of America Chapter 8 before moving to Council Bluffs. We wish him the best!

Oklahoma City Chapter 46 will soon be up and running again thanks to the dedication of a new AFE member, Steve Mosier of the USPS. Thanks Steve! Let us know how we can help!

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