WAYNE, Pa. — The Vibration Isolation and Seismic Control Manufacturers Association (VISCMA) recently elected the following officers for 2016.

Karl Peterman, Vibro-Acoustics, Markham, Ontario, Canada, was named president; Angela Waters, Kinetics Noise Control, Dublin, Ohio, president-elect; Nate Deibler, Mason Industries Inc., Anaheim, California, vice president; and Paul Selman, Thybar Corp., Addison, Illinois, secretary and treasurer.

VISCMA is a nonprofit association representing the manufacturers of seismic restraint, vibration isolation, and noise control equipment. The primary objectives of the organization are to educate the construction industry on the proper use and application of vibration isolation and seismic restraint and to develop standards to continually improve the industry.

In partnership with FEMA and ASCE, VISCMA currently publishes three seismic installation and inspection manuals designed to assist field personnel. Electronic copies, along with current VISCMA standards, are available at www.viscma.com.

Publication date: 6/6/2016 

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