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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 37th 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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ABC Releases Annual Merit Shop Scorecard

Rankings Based on State Policies and Programs Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has released its 2018 Merit Shop Scorecard, an annual state ranking based on policies and programs that encourage open competition, education and job growth, and award construction contracts based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation. Florida topped …

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MSMO Fire Pump Benefits

Multi-Stage Multi-Outlet Vs. Series Pumping Vs. Single Pump with PRV The urban migration rate for the United States is on the rise every year. According to the 2010 census, 80.7 percent of Americans lived in urban areas, which is up by 1.7 percent as compared to the 2000 census. This …

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Meet Your M/S Council Members

Representatives Work on Behalf of Associates The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) Manufacturers/Suppliers (M/S) Council concluded its annual election recently. Chuck Kitts of System Sensor in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, was re-elected to a three-year term. Tim Freiner of Potter Electric Signal Company, St. Louis, Missouri, was newly elected for a three-year …

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Design Training Set for 2019

Secure Your Spot for AFSA’s Popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School Celebrating 35 years of designer training in 2019, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has set its 2019 schedule for its Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Seven sessions are planned for the coming year: January 14-25, February 25-March …

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Scholarships Share Safety Message

Over 100,000 Students Learn About Sprinklers The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to offer financial assistance and public awareness of sprinklers through its online scholarship program, AFSAscholarship.org. A total of $25,000 is awarded through this public awareness campaign to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors and five college/trade …

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Debra McGuire Named AFSA President and CEO

Association made stronger through addition of top executive The Board of Directors of the Dallas-based American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is delighted to announce the selection of Debra N. McGuire, MBA, IOM, CAE, as the association’s fourth President and first female Chief Executive Officer. Established in 1981, AFSA and its …

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