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ITM Forms Updated

Documents Revised for 2011 Edition of NFPA 25  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has unveiled updated inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) report forms to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, from the previously available NFPA 25, 2008 …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries  As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 38th anniversary in 2019, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership.  Several members are celebrating milestone anniversaries …

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Mentoring the Next Generation

AFSA NextGen Launches New Mentor Program  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), the leading merit shop fire sprinkler trade organization, has empowered its young professional affinity group the NextGen Initiative (NGI) to create a mentoring program, which aims to pair young people in the industry with more established industry experts. …

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Meeting in Myrtle Beach

Joint Convention Offers Networking Opportunities  The 16th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina (NC/SC) Joint Convention & Trade Show was held May 8-10, 2019, at the Marriott Grande Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. At the risk of sounding repetitive, a new record for overall attendance was set for the fourth …

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Sacramento Valley Hosts Trade Show

Annual Events Brings Together Leaders and Fosters Industry Connections  The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) hosted the 8th annual trade show March 7, 2019, at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. Highlights of the show this year included the raffle, opportunities for networking, and …

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President’s Report

Volunesia? Another Form of Leadership, Lest We Forget  When our AFSA communications team shared that “leadership” would be a key editorial focus for this issue of Sprinkler Age, my first reaction was how difficult it is to capture the essence of what defines a true leader. Many of us have …

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Chairman’s Message

As summer has hit, it just seems to be busy everywhere I look. I have to give credit to our AFSA staff in Dallas as it has been a very busy last couple of months. Two noteworthy events happened in May and June: AFSA held our annual Mid-Year Chapter Leadership …

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New Contractor Member Marketing Service

New Multiview Program Gives Members a Competitive Edge  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to introduce the Member Marketing Services (MMS) program, an endorsed, third-party service for its fire sprinkler contractor members. This program is offered by MultiView, who has worked closely with AFSA for over a decade …

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