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Registration Now Open for the 'New' UID

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Registration is now open for the March 8 - 11, 2015 UID program.
Full details available here.

Institute Introduces All-New Hose Fabrication Guides & Exams

NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute is proud to announce that its Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides and online Exams for all five hose groups – industrial, hydraulic, corrugated metal, composite and fluoropolymer – have been completely overhauled, revised and updated.  Hose Safety Institute members may now access the new Fabrication Guides and Exams on the Institute website.

New and Greatly Improved!!

  •          More illustrations and extensive detail on actual assembly fabrication processes
  •          Updated Exams for each of the five hose groups
  •          New coupling configurations
  •          More relevant and easy to use 
  •          Excellent learning aids for new and experienced employees

More information available here

Institute Expands Focus on Safety, Training & Outreach

Standards Committee 2014Members of NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute Standards Committee met on August 20 – 21 in Annapolis, MD to review the Institute’s key projects and initiatives, and to craft recommendations for presentation to the association’s mid-year Board of Directors meeting in September.

In addition to finalizing the five new exams for the recently updated Hose Assembly Fabrication Guides (set to roll out this fall) the committee also addressed a number of other key issues. 

Read the full details here.

NAHAD’s 30th Anniversary Convention Sets Record Attendance

NAHAD 30th Convention LogoNAHAD achieved a record attendance of 1,048 at its 30th Annual Convention held in April at the J W Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. The association sold out all of the available booth space (160) in the Showcase of Hose Solutions and welcomed a record 147 first-time attendees from around the world.

IBe sure to mark your calendar for NAHAD's 31st Annual Convention, to be held on April 23 - 27, 2015 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

These testimonials were posted from NAHAD members on the Convention online evaluation: 

“If you attend the meetings and the Showcase you are guaranteed a good ROI of time and expense” .

And from another attendee: “The annual NAHAD convention gets better every year. The value our business receives pays for the expense many times over.”

Weekly Economic Report

This week's Economic Report and the latest Global Manufacturing Update, provided by the National Association of Manufacturers are available below:

NAM Econ Report 11.24.2014

Global Manufacturing Econ Report for November 2014

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 November 2014 
December 2-3, 2014

You Can Always Sell More – Are You Good Enough To Get Better?

2 Day Advanced seminar for the experienced sales professional

Dallas, TX

March 8-11, 2015

University of Industrial Distribution

Our 22nd Year!

Indianapolis, IN, USA

April 22-26, 2015

NAHAD 31st Annual Meeting & Convention

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Miami Beach, FL, USA