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Annual Meeting Welcomes Sponsors

Registration is now open for SFPA’s 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held October 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida. Click here for complete information about the meeting, including the agenda, hotel information and the registration form.

Ten companies have signed up to sponsor this event. SFPA welcomes the support of the Timber Level sponsors Brunette Machinery Co.USNRKDS Windsor, and Lucidyne. SFPA would also like to recognize the Dimension Level sponsors: Porter EngineeringOptimil and Signode. The hotel key cards will be sponsored by Taylor Machine Works, Inc. The General Session’s coffee breaks will be sponsored by Hyster and TimberMart-SouthClick here for a complete list of sponsors and exhibitors.

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2017 Annual Meeting: Registration Open!

Registration is now open for SFPA’s 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held October 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida. The meeting’s theme: Navigating Our FutureClick here for the complete agenda, hotel details and the registration form.

On Thursday, October 19, the General Session includes a Safety Panel Discussion.  Safety managers from Canfor Southern Pine and Weyerhaeuser will discuss how they attained perfect safety records at their mills last year.  A representative from Interfor will be on hand to outline the success of the company’s millwright apprenticeship program, too. Mill supervisors and safety personnel could benefit by attending this meeting. Plus, machinery & equipment manufacturers are providing exhibits and sponsoring activities at the meeting to foster future relationships with companies attending.

“Our meeting this year brings together important information impacting the future of our industry,

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Big Red Visits White House

Last week, Taylor Machine Works, Inc. represented the state of Mississippi during Made in America Week hosted by President Donald J. Trump on the South Lawn of the White House. The Made in America showcase featured items from homegrown businesses in each state.

“We want to build, create and grow more products in our country, using American labor, American goods, and American grit. When we purchase products in the USA the profits stay here, the revenues stay here and the jobs…stay right her in the USA” commented President Trump.

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. was honored to be a part of the event. “A lot of people say manufacturing’s dead in the United States but you can look right here and see that manufacturing’s definitely not dead. We make things in Mississippi. We do the real manufacturing, not just assemble,”

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