Alice Martin, vice chairman of Nibco, kicked off the meeting by treating participants to a tour of the company's copper fittings manufacturing facility in nearby Stuarts Draft, Va. The attendees learned how streamlined procedures allow the plant to competitively produce their products, including more than 2 million elbow fittings per week.
The board of governors met May 5 for an update on foundation projects and educational efforts. Highlights of the meeting included the announcement of an apprenticeship instructor training conference to be jointly offered in 2006 by the PHCC Educational Foundation, the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), and the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES).
Publication date: 05/30/2005