New Date - HSI Hands-On (Formally Regional Training): October 16-17, 2023

This program is designed to promote and develop an understanding and adoption of HSI guidelines and best practices in hose design and fabrication. Attendees will participate in a series of interactive presentations, visit distributor locations for hands-on exercises, and tour a manufacturer's warehouse.

Thank You to Our 2022 HSI Regional Training Sponsors

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Agenda & Site Visits

DoubleTree-Rosemont, Chicago, IL

Day 1 (All Times are Central)

8:30 AM Registration for HSI Workshop
9:00 AM Welcome & Introductions
9:10 AM - 11:45 AM HSI Workshop: Helping End-Users Develop a Safety & Preventative Maintenance Program
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Registration & Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:10 PM Welcome: NAHAD Leadership    
1:10 PM – 2:00 PM Manufacturers Panel: Emerging Markets and Technologies
2:10 PM – 3:00 PM How Its Made - Hose Manufacturing Methods
3:10 PM – 4:00 PM Failure Analysis:  How and Why
4:10 PM – 4:45 PM About the HSI Program: Its Importance to the Industry and to You
4:45 PM Day 2 Review
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 
Networking Reception (TBA)

 

Day 2 – Schedule (Site Visits)

Participants will be divided into two groups and loaded on buses for a unique experience at each of these three sites:

 

Abbott Rubber: Hands-on and classroom.

Abbott Rubber has been in business since 1951 and serves the OEM and distributor marketplace.  They are one of the original members of HSI and they are a leading source, for a broad range of customers around the world.  The classroom topic for this visit will be a deep-dive into STAMPED.

 

Uniflex: Hands-on and classroom. 

Founded in 1972, Uniflex is a system provider in hose production. They produce innovative, reliable, and durable hose crimpers, cutting machines, pinprick tools, skiving machines, marking tools, test systems, software, and cleaning machines.  The classroom topic for this visit will be a presentation by Ultra Clean.  

 

Kuriyama: Warehouse Tour and classroom.   

The Kuriyama of America group of companies includes eight subsidiaries and six distribution centers, as well as numerous distributors, providing a complete line of thermoplastic, rubber, and metal hose products and accessories including couplings and fittings, for use in industrial and commercial applications.  The classroom topic for this visit will be a presentation on new product development and production.  

 

Day 2 is planned as follows:

8:00 AM                          Load busses at the hotel and travel to your first site

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM       Morning Session

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM       Lunch on site

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM         Afternoon Session (rotate locations)


For questions on the 2023 HSI Hands-On, contact us at education@nahad.org

Registration will open the week of August 7, 2023

This program is designed to promote and encourage the adoption of HSI guidelines and best practices in hose design, manufacturing, and fabrication. Attendees will participate in interactive classroom learning and have hands-on experiences in a variety of hose types. 

Leveraging local member resources, training will be conducted in both a manufacturing and distributor environment.  Activities at each site will showcase and demonstrate how HSI guidelines are used in practice.

This program is specifically designed for those newer to the industry, inside and outside sales, as well as customer support personnel. This hands-on training, by industry experts, is a value add to any training and development program.

 
 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O'Hare Airport - Rosemont

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COMING SOON

HSI Hands-On (formally Regional Training) Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your company at NAHAD’s 3rd Annual Hose Safety Institute Hands-On training in Chicago on October 16-17, 2023. All sponsorships include acknowledgment in event marketing and during Monday’s welcome session.

 


ITEM SPONSORSHIP

NETWORK RECEPTION SPONSORSHIP

Build awareness and promote your company’s brand by sponsoring a giveaway item. Sponsorship includes your logo printed on the item (1 sponsorship opportunity is available for each item).

Increase brand recognition by having your company’s logo displayed on signage during the Networking Reception at Kings Bowl America 

Networking Reception - $2,000

 

Updated Sponsor Information for will be available in early August of 2023.  Please contact Cathy Vick at cvick@nahad.org if you have an interest in sponsorship. 

Technical Specifications for Artwork

Acceptable Format:

  • Adobe Illustrator EPS file, convert all type to outlines
  • Hi-res PDF file with fonts embedded
  • Hi-res Photoshop file with fonts embedded

 

Thank You to Our 2022 HSI Regional Training Sponsors

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