ISA Trains 220+ Crane Operators in 2011

More than 220 sign company personnel have participated in ISA’s industry-leading mobile crane operator safety certification training program in 2011. The training program is designed to help the industry meet certification requirements from OSHA. Immediately following each three-day mobile crane operator safety certification training, participants undergo bo...

LORD Corporation’s Verdi to Speak at ISA Seminar

LORD Corporation—a global leader in developing structural adhesives for industrial and automotive markets—has announced that Michael Verdi, Senior Technical Service Representative, Americas, will speak at an Education Seminar of the International Sig...

New CCO Crane Inspector Certification

On November 1, CCO Crane Inspector Certification launched a new CCO national crane inspector certification program, developed jointly by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and the Crane Certification Association of America (CCAA). The prog...

YKK Fasteners Make Signage a Snap!

The SNAD snap fastener components product line by YKK Snap Fasteners America (YSU) works great for mounting many different types of signs including neon, exterior and interior office, entrance, neighborhood, and millions of other signs.  These fasteners have a unique dome shape, and they come in either an automotive grade of plastic...

OSHA Modifies Guidance on AWP Fall Protection

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has rescinded its January 2009 letter of interpretation #20070823-7896 on the use of shock absorbing lanyards in aerial work platforms (AWPs). The 2009 letter of interpretation had created uncertainty in the industry by suggesting that a manufacturer’s requirement for a minimum anchorage point elevation...

Talk CPSIA at 2011 SGIA Expo

Join SGIA and CPS’'s Small Business Ombudsman Neal Cohen, in a one-of-a-kind educational session that will bring to light issues that concern specialty imagers about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) at the 2011 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 19-21)....

First IPAF U.S. Convention This November

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is holding its first-ever national event in the U.S. focusing on current issues in the aerial lift and mast climbing work platform industry on November 1 and 2, 2011 in Chicago. The theme is “Powered Access: Recognition and Avoidance of Hazards.” This is a member event, also open to non-members. Key indust...

Gemini Honored for Outstanding Safety Record

Gemini Incorporated was recently recognized for its outstanding effort to promote safety and create better work environments for employees within its plants. A manufacturer of dimensional letters, logos, and plaques for the sign industry, Gemini was presented with a safety award during the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council’...

Flange Mounting Blocks with Insert Ball Bearings

Quality Bearings & Components (QBC) announces a new line of standard duty four-bolt flange mounting blocks that have a polyester housing, removable acetal bearing insert, with 316 stainless steel balls. They are identified as the BBPBLD... Series and are designed to fit shafts ranging from 1/2-inch to 1-1/...

Brooklyn Hardware Unveils Panelclip Second Edition

Brooklyn Hardware, LLC introduces Panelclip® Second Edition (SE) that lowers shipping costs while still providing the same security, channel, connection, hole placement and clip thickness of their Classic Panelclip®.By simply removing 1/4 inch of aluminum from the non-locking edge of Classic Panelclip®, Brooklyn Hardware is helping the ...

Powertape Producer Introduces Double-Sided Tape

E. L. Hatton Sales Co., maker of Banner Ups PowerTape® a single-sided banner hem reinforcing tape, announces introduction of the new Banner Ups MegaTape™, a double-sided version of the product. MegaTape™, PowerTape®, and PowerTab products are used to finish advertising bann...

New Dimensions: Posting About Post-and-Panels

Photo courtesy of PVC Signs. By Mike Antoniak Post-and-panel signs have enduring appeal and sell year-in and year-out, no matter the state of the economy. “They’re used anywhere directions and identification are needed for people to navig...

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