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CONTENTS

NOMMA Officers
President
Max Hains, Mofab Inc., Anderson, IN
President-Elect
Maciej Jankowski, Artistic Iron Works, Norwalk, CT
Vice President/Treasurer
Mike Kinnikin, Eureka Forge, Pacific, MO
Immediate Past President
Cathy Vequist, Pinpoint Solutions, Jupiter, FL
Fabricator Directors
Chris Holt, Steel Welding, Freedom, PA
Tony Martinez, Big D Metalworks, Dallas, TX
Jonathan Falk, Living Design Studios, Lafayette, CO
Roger Carlsen, Ephraim Forge Inc., Frankfort, IL
Supplier Directors
Jay Shah, Architectural Iron Designs Inc., Plainfield, NJ
Stacey Lawler Taylor, Lawler Foundry Corp.,
Birmingham, AL
Dave Filippi, FabCAD Inc., White Stone, VA
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
Maciej Jankowski, Artistic Iron Works, Norwalk, CT
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
Philippe, Armadillo Metalworks, Inc.,
Passaic, NJ, 973-777-2105
Upper Midwest
Max Hains II, Mofab Inc., Anderson, IN

11

PRESIDENT'S LETTER
Message from Max Hains

13

LETTER FROM THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Message from Liz Messner,
CAE, IOM

BIZ TALK

34

Happy Employees Without
the Headaches
You Need the Employees, but
Do You Need the Extra Work
and Responsibility?

METAL MOMENT

44

Take a Stroll Down Memory
Lane - Top Job Awards
Over the Years

IN EVERY ISSUE
15 NOMMA Network
18 NOMMA Education
Foundation

41 New NOMMA Members
& Iron Club Members
43 Gold Members
49 Index of Advertisers

39 Supplier Members

NOMMA Staff
Liz Messner, CAE, IOM, Executive Director
Meda Merritt, Senior Association Manager
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

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018

President’s Letter
Letter From the Executive Director
NOMMA Network
NOMMA Education Foundation
Preparing for an OSHA Inspection
Intellectual Ironwork
Sealing Loops in Winter/cold Weather
Happy Employees Without the Headaches
Supplier Members
New NOMMA Members & Iron Club Members
Gold Members
Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane – Top Job Awards Over the Years
Index of Advertisers
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Intro
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O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - cover1
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - cover2
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O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 9
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 10
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - President’s Letter
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 12
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Letter From the Executive Director
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 14
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - NOMMA Network
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 16
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 17
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - NOMMA Education Foundation
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 19
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 20
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 21
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Preparing for an OSHA Inspection
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 23
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 24
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 25
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 26
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 27
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Intellectual Ironwork
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 29
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 30
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 31
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Sealing Loops in Winter/cold Weather
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 33
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Happy Employees Without the Headaches
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 35
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 36
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 37
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 38
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Supplier Members
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 40
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - New NOMMA Members & Iron Club Members
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 42
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Gold Members
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane – Top Job Awards Over the Years
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 45
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 46
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 47
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 48
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - Index of Advertisers
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - 50
O&MM Fabricator - May/June 2018 - cover3
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