We’re Back! After a 3 year hiatus, the Operations Managers Meeting will be held October 18-19, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa Oklahoma. Registration is open now. We’ll have supplier presentations, the latest from experts on OSHA, workforce development, and safety technology, roundtable discussions, and a tour of the Leggett & Platt … Continue reading Register Now Open for the 2022 Operations Managers Meeting
The Government Affairs Conference is quickly approaching! Register before the early-bird deadline of August 30th to get the best value. The hotel is completely full on September 20th. If you were planning on arriving early, contact the office for information on nearby hotels. Here’s some of what we’ll be discussing at the upcoming meeting. Jeff … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference Update: Jeffrey Weiss, Partner at Steptoe, to Speak
If you haven’t made your hotel reservation at the Westin Alexandria, don’t wait. Space if filling up quickly, and the hotel is likely to be full over the dates of our meeting. Make your hotel reservation today! The hotel is completely full on September 20th. If you were planning on arriving early, contact the office … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Time Is Running Out!
The Earlybird Deadline for the Government Affairs Conference is August 30. If you haven’t registered yet, don’t wait! Registration and Program Information Here. Hotel Reservations Here. When you register, don’t forget to sign up for Congressional Visits – so far registration is great and we are going to make a strong showing on the Hill. … Continue reading Deadline Approaching: Have You Registered for the Govt Affairs Conference?
On Thursday afternoon at the Government Affairs Conference we will head to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and advocate for the steel wire industry. During registration you will have the chance to indicate you will participate in Hill Visits – make sure the box is checked, and we will make sure you have everything … Continue reading Congressional Visits: What You Need to Know
The Government Affairs Conference will be here before you know it – be sure to register before the Earlybird deadline of August 30th to get the best value. Here’s some of what we’ll be hearing. Jim Ellis, creator of the Ellis Insight publication and Senior Political Analyst for the Business-Industry Political Action Committee will speak … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference Update: Jim Ellis, Senior Political Analyst for BIPAC to Speak
AWPA is seeking nominations for the 2023 Max Moore Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. The award is given annually to recognize an individual, employed by an AWPA member company, who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit through leadership and community service, as did our honoree, Max Moore, in his daily life. Past recipients are: David W. Libla, President of Mid-Continent … Continue reading 2023 Max Moore Award Nominations Now Open
Hill Visits are back at the Government Affairs Conference this year. As Congress slowly returns to in-person constituent meetings, it’s time to build, or rebuild, relationships. We are having a briefing in advance of the conference for everyone participating in Congressional Visits. If it’s your first time going on Hill Visits, or even if you’re … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Hill Visit Information Session September 14
The AWPA is pleased to announce that Nancy Taubensee Stella of Taubensee Steel and Wire will be stepping into the position of Treasurer on the AWPA Board of Directors. Nancy has served on the AWPA Board since 2015. “I am excited to have stepped into the treasurer role at the AWPA and contribute to the … Continue reading Nancy Taubensee Appointed AWPA Treasurer
From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel On June 27, 2022, President Biden signed a Proclamation which increases duties on certain products from Russia to a rate of 35 percent. Some steel wire products are included on the list of products subject to this duty rate increase. They are: Certain grill, netting, and fencing, … Continue reading Presidential Proclamation on Duties on Certain Russian Products: Includes Steel Products