For the past two days, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event has been currently going on at the North and South Halls of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This is a HUGE deal for companies like our Jorgenson Machine Tools/JMT USA who supply manufacturers across the world with the big toys they need to make the cool stuff they do…
Just how big is this event? The upcoming event is expected to cover more than 550,000 net square feet and anticipates over 35,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibiting companies.
FabTech provides a convenient ‘one stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs…
Where’s Lance? If you have been reading our Facebook posts, you have arrived here looking for our very own Lance Jorgenson who is the project manager for cool and large projects like the huge warehouse shelving projects we did for the new Winco Fireworks new facility in Ogden, UT, the really impressive Peterbilt facility along State Highway 201 in Salt Lake City, UT and Komatsu’s new service facility in Rock Springs, WY and the one currently underway in Elko, NV.
Well, last month he was representing the Jorgenson Material Handling Division at the Utah Supplier Development Council Vendor Fair where he interacted and offered solutions to big player organizations like ATK, Hill Air Force Base, the Utah government, University of Utah, Salt Lake County government, Canyon School District, The LDS Church and Utah State University just to name a few…
If you’re worried about corrosion, and you operate in a pool-side environment, or even if your school is looking for the best in rust resistant lockers, look no further. According to a recent press release found on The Wall Street Journal, Duralife lockers were selected as BUILDINGS Magazine’s money-saving product for 2013.
Citing such factors as utility bill savings, employee productivity, time, maintenance needs and overall lifecycle; Scranton Products, who makes the Duralife line of HDPE lockers, was able to demonstrate that these plastic lockers returns that total cost investment in just “two years” based upon savings. That means if you are an organization seeking solid, plastic lockers for use in high moisture and corrosive environments or exposure to harsh chemicals, and you want them not to rust or corrode, then you may want to check Duralife’s line out if you plan on being around for a while.
Here at Jorgenson Companies we know a thing or two about high school–especially since we are one of the largest distributors of any type of lockers in North America. So suffice it to state we keep our eyes out for good stories involving athletes and we certainly found one today.
The Foot Locker company also knows a thing or two about athletics, and today we heard about Foot Locker’s generous award to Florida’s Southeast High School senior quarterback Myles Braxton-Johnson.