Issue #27  •  Spring 2008


The Newsletter of the

Web Sling & Tie Down Association

Board & Committee Reports

President's Message

Vice President's Message

Web Sling Technical Committee Report

Tie Down Technical Committee Report

Roundsling Technical Committee Report


Newport, Rhode Island to Host Spring Meeting

The Web Sling & Tie Down Association is headed to Newport, Rhode Island for its 2008 Spring Meeting. This meeting provides educational and networking opportunities, as well as opportunities to participate in committee meetings that shape the future of the industry. Here are the details.

The Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island will host the event May 18-21, 2008. Register today. DETAILS


Court Awards Injured Mechanic $1.7 Million; Verdict Upheld on Appeal

Both sides having waived a jury trial, a judge awarded a mechanic almost $1.5 million in economic and noneconomic damages and awarded the insurance company an additional $221,000 for amounts it paid for the plaintiff’s medical bills, disability payments and vocational rehabilitation costs, for a total of slightly over $1.7 million. DETAILS

WSTDA Welcomes New Members

WSTDA welcomed five new members since the last issue of UpLifting News.


Atomic Industrial Marine & Safety Supply
32 E Airline Hwy
Kenner, LA 70062
Telephone: 504-496-0196
Fax: 504-496-0200
Primary Representative: Westley T. West, Jr.
Alternate Representative: Lane Harris
Manufacturer of Synthetic Web Slings; Synthetic Round Slings; Synthetic Web Tie Downs

Cargo Control USA
911 Fields Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Telephone: 919-775-5059
Fax: 919-718-1599
Primary Representative: Jessica Berkman
Alternate Representative: Denise Godfrey
Manufacturer of Synthetic Web Tie Downs

Halo, LLC
701 S. Alexander Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Telephone: 504-738-2414
Fax: 504-738-2440
Primary Representative: Kenneth Ragusa
Alternate Representative: Joe McCoy
Manufacturer of Synthetic Web Tie Downs


I & I Sling, Inc.
1402 E. Mountain St.
Kernersville, NC 27284
Phone: 336-993-6034
Fax: 336-993-6037
Principal: Dennis St. Germaine, Jr.
Alternate: Scott St. Germaine
Manufacturer of Synthetic Web Slings, Synthetic Web Tie Downs, and Synthetic Round Slings

Pacific Precise International, LTD
No. 66 1st Road West, Chuaghsin Industrial Park
Shengkang, Changhua 509 CHINA
Phone: 479-88-100
Fax: 479-88-110
Principal: Mavis Wu
Manufacturer of Synthetic Web Slings, Synthetic Web Tie Downs, Synthetic Round Slings, and Synthetic Webbing

Saturn Industries
37 Sylvan Way
Winnepeg, Manitoba R2R 2B9
Telephone: 204-633-1529
Primary Representative: Donna Maxwell
Manufacturer of Synthetic Web Slings, Synthetic Web Tie Downs, Synthetic Round Slings, Synthetic Webbing


Fred Stringfellow, CAE

Executive Director

443-640-1070 ext. 102

Diane Vaughnley

Director of Meetings & Membership

443-640-1070 ext. 108

Eileen Laidler

Association Coordinator

443-640-1070 ext. 110

WSTDA Events

WSTDA 2008 Annual Meeting
May 18-21
Hyatt Regency Newport
Newport, Rhode Island

WSTDA Fall Meeting
October 5-7
Sheraton St. Louis City Center
St. Louis, Missouri

© 2008 Web Sling & Tie Down Association


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