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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
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 Filippi, 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 Hains III, Mofab Inc., Anderson, IN
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

11

PRESIDENT'S LETTER
Message from Cathy Vequist

13

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

19

FIRST LOOK: 2018 METALfab /
FENCETECH ATTENDEE BROCHURE
BIZ TALK

41

Seven Costly
Management Mistakes
And How You Can Avoid Them

METAL MOMENT

51

High-Tech Laser Machine
Allows Business to Boost
Productivity and Expand
Product Offerings
Read how Meyda Custom
Lighting utilizes one of
their machines

IN EVERY ISSUE
15	 NOMMA Network
16	 NOMMA Education
Foundation
45	 Supplier Members

47	 New & Returning
NOMMA Members
& Iron Club Members
49	 Gold Members
53	 Index of Advertisers

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017

President’s Letter
Letter From the Executive Director
NOMMA Network
NOMMA Education Foundation
First Look: 2018 Metalfab / Fencetech Attendee Brochure
It's in the Air
A Fabricator’s Ergonomics
Seven Costly Management Mistakes
Supplier Members
New & Returning NOMMA Members & Iron Club Members
Gold Members
High-Tech Laser Machine Allows Business to Boost Productivity and Expand Product Offerings
Index of Advertisers
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - intro
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - cover1
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - cover2
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 3
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 4
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 5
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 6
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 7
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 8
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 9
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 10
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - President’s Letter
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 12
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - Letter From the Executive Director
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 14
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - NOMMA Network
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - NOMMA Education Foundation
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 17
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 18
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - First Look: 2018 Metalfab / Fencetech Attendee Brochure
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 20
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 21
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 22
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O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 29
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - It's in the Air
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 31
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O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 33
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 34
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 35
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - A Fabricator’s Ergonomics
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 37
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 38
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 39
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 40
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - Seven Costly Management Mistakes
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 42
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 43
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 44
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - Supplier Members
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 46
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - New & Returning NOMMA Members & Iron Club Members
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 48
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - Gold Members
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 50
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - High-Tech Laser Machine Allows Business to Boost Productivity and Expand Product Offerings
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 52
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - Index of Advertisers
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - 54
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - cover3
O&MM Fabricator - November/December 2017 - cover4
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