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A Woman’s Perspective

A Woman's Perspective

Industry Professionals Share Their Experience While the number of women in the construction industry has grown over the last decade, they still total only 9.35 percent of the total workforce. The latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2015 reports that Total Workers in Construction numbered 9,935,000, …

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President’s Report: Volunteerism

President's Report: Volunteerism

Volunteerism. The practice of volunteering your time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially within your community or industry. It’s an interesting challenge to draft a semi-regular opinion piece for an industry-wide magazine, and a lot of credit goes out to the past chairmen of the AFSA …

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A Grand Ole Time!

A Grand Ole Time!

AFSA Celebrates 35th Anniversary in Nashville Extraordinary things happen when the fire sprinkler industry comes together for North America’s largest – and we’d argue, best – convention and exhibition. That was evident throughout the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 35th Annual Convention & Exhibition September 14-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Thank You for Your Support

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 35th anniversary, we recognize those members who are also celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. These member companies have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. “Congratulations to our members celebrating membership anniversaries for the …

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SprinklerForum Turns 20

SprinklerForum Turns 20

Email-Based Discussion Group Celebrates 20 Years As many of its members may be aware, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) hosts an email discussion list on issues relating to fire sprinklers. This discussion, known as the SprinklerForum, is open to anyone interested in fire sprinklers and related issues; you need …

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One Million Awarded to Chapters

One Million Awarded

Since its creation in 1993, the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Chapter Grants committee has been awarding grants to chapters to help with legislative actions, charity donations, and many other chapter-driven campaigns that required the help of funds from AFSA National. As of 2016, the Chapter Grants committee has reason …

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