Maintaining Employees by Building the Right Work Environment

Damian LangCEOMalta Dynamics I recently toured a couple of businesses I was considering acquiring. While the companies were similar, I had two distinctly different experiences. It all came down to the culture each leader established for his business. On my first tour, I encountered employees who appeared to enjoy being


Student Scholarship Opportunity for 2023 CUPA Conference

Would you be interested in a rewarding career where you impact human health and the environment in a positive way? Join over 3,000 environmental professionals and learn more about what it takes to be a part of this exciting and dynamic career opportunity in hazardous material and waste management! In


Burn Severity

Burn injuries are common both at home and in the workplace. The American Burn Association states that there are over 40,000 hospitalizations each year due to burns.


STI/SPFA Members Can Stay Connected with T-Mobile

STI/SPFA Members Can Stay Connected with T-Mobile Get ready for the biggest savings launch of the year! We understand how important it is to stay connected in a world where interconnectedness is more present than ever. Whether you’re on the road or in the office, more and more business is


Building Strong Leaders for Tough Times

Damian Lang CEO Malta Dynamics I had an opportunity to discuss leadership over a couple of beers with one of our team members. We were hashing out a difficult project when he shared a quote that had recently become popular on social media. It is from the post-apocalyptic novel Those Who


Welcome New Member Coastal Flange

STI/SPFA would like to welcome new Affiliate member Coastal Flange. Coastal Flange is a manufacturer and distributor of pipe flanges from 1/2″ through 200″ OD. Their Jersey Village, Texas facilities are located in the hub of the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, which allows easy access to rail, truck, air


Bill Kennedy Presented the First Patrick Kennedy Leadership Award

LAKE ZURICH, IL, October 19, 2022 – The inaugural Patrick Kennedy Leadership Award was presented during the closing dinner of the STI/SPFA Fall & Emerging Leaders Conference on September 21st. The award honors the late Pat Kennedy’s devotion to the industry and exemplary leadership both throughout the industry and with STI/SPFA serving on


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    K-TIG is an advanced GTAW technology that reduces multi-hour welds to just minutes whilst retaining the sort after high quality of conventional TIG processes. In addition to speed advantages the K-TIG technology significantly reduces power, gas consumption and labour costs.

    “STI/SPFA membership has allowed us to promote and sell PERMATANK® in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific.”

    Supara Sinsamudpadung
    Padungsilpa Engineering Co., Ltd.