Year: 2023

The Proactive Approach to Employee Turnover

The Proactive Approach to Employee Turnover

Being a fan of professional football and a business owner, I am always disappointed when a good player leaves my Cincinnati Bengals for another team and when a good employee…

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Tank Builders Scaffold Guidelines

Updated Tank Builders Scaffold Guidelines Now Available on the STI/SPFA Store

The Tank Builders Scaffold Guidelines have been updated for 2023. This booklet provides a minimum safe erection, use, maintenance, dismantling, inspection, and training of employees in hazards of tank builders…

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P66 Phase II and III Crude Projects

Notes From the 2023 API Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting

STI/SPFA Standards Engineer, Joe Mentzer, had the opportunity to attend the API 2023 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting in Chicago. Below are notes of interest for STI/SPFA members. This…

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Is It Time to Pull the Plug?

One of the most difficult decisions for a business owner to make is when to call it quits. Last month I wrote about the financial challenges at a couple of…

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Congresswoman Scanlon Visits Chester, PA Fisher Tank Company.

Representative Scanlon Visits Fisher Tank Company in Chester, Pennsylvania

United States Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-05) visited STI/SPFA member Fisher Tank Company’s Chester, Pennsylvania location. The visit included a tour of the facility and operations. Fisher Tank Company recently…

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Never Give Up - Damian Lang article

Never Give Up

I had a brutal day at the office today. This got me thinking about some important lessons I learned as a kid. I am always amazed at how valuable those…

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FieldAware – Field Service Management Software So You Can Do More

Upgrade your field service management workflow with our newest savings program, FieldAware. FieldAware is a solution of GPS Insight, our most recent partnered vendor, that is designed to be the…

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Lincoln District 1,000,000 Gallon Elevated Water Storage Tank

Caldwell Tanks, Inc. Named on the Forbes America’s Best Small Employers 2023 List

Caldwell Tanks, Inc. has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Small Employers 2023. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista, Inc., the world-leading statistics portal…

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Promotions are made from the bottom up. Dice with people walking.

Promotions are Made from the Bottom Up

When you hear the CEO of a company tell an employee, “I do not have the power to promote you,” you might smirk and wonder why a leader would make…

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Sean Rezin receives Patrick Kennedy Leadership Award

Sean Rezin Presented Patrick Kennedy Leadership Award

The 2023 Patrick Kennedy Leadership Award was presented during the closing dinner at the 2023 Fall Meeting on September 14th. The awardhonors the late Pat Kennedy’s devotion to the industry…

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