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O&MM Fabricator is published for:
National Ornamental &
Miscellaneous Metals Association
P.O. Box 492167
Lawrenceville, GA 30049
888-516-8585 * Fax: 888-279-7994
www.nomma.org, nommainfo@nomma.org

CONTENTS

NOMMA Officers
President
Cathy Vequist, Pinpoint Solutions, Jupiter, FL
President-Elect
Max Hains, MoFab Inc., Anderson, IN
Vice President/Treasurer
Maciej Jankowski, Artistic Iron Works, Norwalk, CT
Immediate Past President
Keith Majka, Majka Railing Co. Inc., Paterson, NJ
Fabricator Directors
Chris Holt, Steel Welding, Freedom, PA
Jonathan Falk, Living Design Studios, Lafayette, CO
Maciej Jankowski, Artistic Iron Works, Norwalk, CT
Mike Kinnikin, Eureka Forge, Pacific, MO
Tony Martinez, Big D Metalworks, Dallas, TX
Marco Vasquez, Vasquez Custom Metals Inc.,
Tampa, FL
Roger Carlsen, Ephraim Forge Inc., Frankfort, IL
Supplier Directors
Dave Flippi, FabCAD Inc., White Stone, VA
Jay Shah, Architectural Iron Designs Inc.,
Plainfield, NJ
Stacey Lawler Taylor, Lawler Foundry Corp.,
Birmingham, AL
NOMMA Education Foundation Officers
Chair
Rob Rolves, Foreman Fabricators Inc., St. Louis, MO
Vice Chair
Greg Terrill, Division 5 Metalworks, Kalamazoo, MI
Treasurer
Mike Boyler, Boyler's Ornamental Iron Inc.,
Bettendorf, IA
NEF Trustees
Lynn Parquette, Mueller Ornamental Iron Works Inc.,
Elite Architectural Metal Supply LLC,
Elk Grove Village, IL
Curt Witter, Big D Metalworks, Dallas, TX
Carl Grainger, Grainger Metal Works, Nichols, SC
Randy LeBlanc, Metal Head Inc., Lafayette, LA
Christopher Maitner, Josephine Christopher LLC,
Grand Rapids, MI
Max Hains, MoFab Inc., Anderson, IN
NOMMA Chapters
Chesapeake Bay
Patty Koppers, Koppers Fabricators Inc.,
Forestville, MD, 301-420-6080
Florida
Marco Vasquez, Vasquez Custom Metals Inc.,
Tampa, FL, 813-248-3348
Gulf Coast
Randy LeBlanc, Metal Head Inc.,
Lafayette, LA, 337-232-3838
Northeast
Scott Hess, Hess Ornamental Iron Inc.,
Red Lion, PA, 717-246-3135
Upper Midwest
Max W. Hains II, MoFab Inc.,
Anderson, IN, 765-649-5577

10

PRESIDENT'S LETTER
Message from Cathy Vequist

BIZ TALK

28

2017 Top Job Winners Showcase

32

Skilled Employment Practices
The Secret to Better Profits

36

Financing Acquisition Growth
and Profits
METAL MOMENT

48

Gargantuan,
Pet-inspired Fountain
Center Stage in
Canadian Park

WHAT'S HOT?

IN EVERY ISSUE

44 People

13 NOMMA Network

46 Products

15 NOMMA Education
Foundation
43 New NOMMA Members
& Iron Club Members
49 Index of Advertisers

NOMMA Staff
J. Todd Daniel, CAE, Executive Director
Martha Pennington, NEF Executive Director
Fabricator Editorial Advisory Board
Terry Barrett, Pinpoint Solutions, Jupiter, FL
Doug Bracken, Wiemann Metalcraft, Tulsa, OK
Bill Coleman, Arc Angels, Dunedin, FL
Nancy Hayden, Tesko Enterprises, Norridge, IL
Chris Holt, Steel Welding, Freedom, PA
Rob Rolves, Foreman Fabricators, St. Louis, MO

41 Supplier Members

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017

President’s Letter
NOMMA Network
Nomma Education Foundation
Dodge Planroom
The Hossfeld Bender
Common Challenges With Cable Railing Installations – and How to Overcome Them
2017 Top Job Winners Showcase
Skilled Employment Practices
Financing Acquisition Growth and Profits
Supplier Members
New Nomma Members & Iron Club Members
People
Products
Gargantuan, Pet-Inspired Fountain Center Stage in Canadian Park
Index of Advertisers
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O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 9
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - President’s Letter
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 11
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 12
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - NOMMA Network
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 14
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Nomma Education Foundation
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Dodge Planroom
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 17
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 18
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 19
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - The Hossfeld Bender
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 21
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 22
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 23
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 24
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Common Challenges With Cable Railing Installations – and How to Overcome Them
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 26
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 27
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 2017 Top Job Winners Showcase
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 29
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 30
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 31
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Skilled Employment Practices
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 33
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 34
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 35
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Financing Acquisition Growth and Profits
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 37
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 38
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 39
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 40
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Supplier Members
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 42
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - New Nomma Members & Iron Club Members
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - People
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 45
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Products
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 47
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Gargantuan, Pet-Inspired Fountain Center Stage in Canadian Park
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - Index of Advertisers
O&MM Fabricator - March/April 2017 - 50
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