Industry Panel To Be Held at Midyear Meeting
What is happening in the fiber
market – both in North America and overseas? Why are you
paying significantly more, in some cases, now than you were
12-18 months ago? This panel of industry suppliers and
distributors will shed light on this situation, in a
moderated panel discussion format. Questions and open
discussion will be encouraged.
This panel discussion will be
moderated by Steve Schroeder, of American Webbing &
Fittings. Invited Panelists include representatives from:
Dupont-Sabanci, Invista, Filtec Precise, Murdock Webbing,
Southern Weaving, Ribbon Webbing, Kinedyne, Performance
Fibers and Coats North America.
more about the WSTDA Midyear Meeting, November 13-15.
WSTDA and its members
recognize the tragic events related to Hurricane Katrina
that have devastated the residents of New Orleans and the
Gulf States. As an association, we extend our thoughts and
prayers and look forward to a conference in the Gulf States
in the future.
Celebration of Life
We are saddened
by the untimely death of Marlene Norton, President of
American Webbing and mother of Steve Schroeder, who was
killed in a car accident on May 21, 2005.
Steve Schroeder has asked us
to express his deep appreciation for all of the prayers and
support he has received from members of WSTDA. His family
and employees thank you for your thoughts – they have been
overwhelmed with the response from WSTDA. Marlene would
have been touched to know how much everyone has extended
their thoughts, prayers and comfort at such a difficult
WSTDA Welcomes New
Super Slings Inc.
Mr. Aaron Giesinger
Nisku, Alberta T9E 7N5
Primary Representative: Aaron
Manufacturers of synthetic web
slings & synthetic tie downs.
Established in March 2000.
WSTDA’s committee chairs for
2005-2006 were appointed during the Annual Meeting in
Niagara-on-the-Lake. Serving for the coming year as Web
Sling Technical Committee Chairman, is Greg Crain, Liftex
Corporation; Tie Down Technical Committee Chairman is Karl
Heinz-Keisewitt, Doleco GmbH; Round Sling Technical
Committee Chairman, is Greg Babinchak, Lift-All Co., Inc.;
Testing Committee Chairman, is Charles Lucas, The Crosby
Group; Policy/Forms Review Committee Chairman, is Henry
Reyna, Safe ‘N Secure USA; and Legal Resource Committee
Chairman, is Michael Gelskey, Sr., Lift-It Manufacturing.