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NextGen Initiative Presents New Webinar Series

Topics Cover Next Generation Issues The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) NextGen Initiative (NGI) recently announced its new series of webinars covering issues and topics important to young (40 and under) professionals in the fire sprinkler industry. The first two webinars have been scheduled: “Planning the Lingering Ownership Transition” on …

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Hard Work and a Serious Reward

AFSA Virginia Chapter Golf Tournament Supports Burn Survivors The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Virginia Chapter held its 24th Burn Survivors Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at the Williamsburg National Golf Club in Williamsburg, Virginia. It was a very beautiful fall day for this event! The tournament was …

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President’s Report: Persistence

Persistence. The quality of possessing tenacity and the continuance of consistent effort. When reflecting upon the theme for this particular issue of Sprinkler Age magazine, technology in the workplace – “Is Your Jobsite Smart?,” I immediately thought of an American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) staff member who has embodied the …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is honored to recognize those members celebrating milestone membership anniversaries with the association. These member companies have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. Recognition in Sprinkler Age will be done in five-year increments, starting at …

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President’s Report

Battleship. An American naval vessel of sufficient size which is heavily armored and equipped with the most powerful armament, used to take part in operations of significance. The term “Battleship,” and its 4 in.-thick reinforced iron sides, was used on numerous occasions throughout the two-year term of Michael (Mike) Meehan as the American Fire Sprinkler …

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