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UPF Updates ISO 9001 Standards This past week, United Plastic Fabricated completed the long process of moving to ISO 9001:2015. Having previously operated on the ISO 9001:2008 system, this switch brought along plenty of change. This shakeup, however, served to highlight some key changes in the company that we believe will better our service. Our understanding and ease of transition came in large part through our management team’s close participation in the process- allowing us to make the ISO practices a daily part of our routine! Additionally, this allowed us to schedule specific times to review our progress, set up…Blog, News, Recent Projects and tagged ISO, UPF on .
NEFAMA joins United Plastic Fabricating for Info and Plant Tours The New England Fire Apparatus Maintenance Association (NEFAMA) has long stood as a trusted name in fire maintenance education. just this week, members of the association stopped by United Plastic Fabricating’s main headquarters in North Andover, MA. The visit, following their morning arrival, included plant tours from a variety of our VP’s and President, Andrew Lingel. After lunch at UPF, Andrew also provided a presentation on our background and methods, followed by monthly meetings. About NEFAMA First established in 1956, NEFAMA started out as just FAMA- Fire Apparatus Maintenance Association….Blog, News and tagged Fire Apparatus, NEFAMA, UPF on .
Sutphen Dealer Meeting to Celebrate Long Relationship Pat Cahill, a trusted UPF employee of many years, attended another larger dealer event the same week as Toyne’s. Sutphen hosted their dealer meeting at the Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center in Huron, OH. Pat represented United Plastic by participating as a vendor at the event, looking to show our longterm support of Sutphen. Founded more than 125 years ago, they remain a prominent name in the fire protection and emergency services industry. We are proud to work with them, and happy that they have remained a family owned business the whole…Blog, News and tagged Sutphen, UPF on .
Dan Rossetti Represents UPF at the Toyne Fire Dealer Summit Celebrating their 50th Anniversary, Toyne and United Plastic continue their longstanding relationship. Located at their main facility in Breda, IA, the multi-day event introduced the company’s new building as well as a shakeup to their team. Prior to the actual vendor night, Dan Rossetti of UPF and other dealers participated in a company-wide golf outing. During both the golf round and the subsequent factory tour, Toyne employees shared updates and developments for the company. On the showroom floor of their new building in Breda, dealers and vendors displayed their company’s…Blog, News and tagged Fire Truck Dealer, Toyne, UPF on .
Join UPF at the 2017 American Towman Baltimore Tow Show In about a month and a half, UPF is set up to attend the American Tow Expo in Baltimore! This Baltimore Tow Show, held every year, falls on November 17-19! For more information about the American Towman Expo series, check out their site right here! From Friday to Sunday, Tow Body manufacturer’s show off their products and innovative designs, and we hope you’ll join us there. United Plastic Fabricating, a longtime and trusted name in the PolyTank business, plans to share information and display our PolyBody! The PolyBody, our…Blog, News and tagged American Towman, Baltimore Tow Show, Tow Expo, UPF on .
UPF Responds with assistance for Hurricane Relief Following the dual tragedies of the recent hurricanes, United plastic Fabricating would like to assist with the Hurricane Relief Effort. In order to lend our help, we started a fundraising event to gather money for the relief effort. While this effort began following Harvey, the fundraising should benefit victims of Irma as well. Since the donation goes to the American Red Cross, who provide relief following all sorts of disasters, both states benefit. We at UPF raised over $1,700 due to a matching system implemented by HR. The company matched what employs donated,…Blog and tagged Hurricane Relief, UPF on .
UPF PolyGen Featured in TRPC Tow Truck Beauty Contest The Towing and Recovery Professionals of Connecticut (TRPC) hosted their 2017 Truck beauty contest less than a week ago! UPF happily sent along a representative, and enjoyed the opportunity to show our PolyGen material! Hosted at the Farmington Club, this event attracted a variety of tow truck builders to show off their vehicles. UPF feels honored having displayed our very own PolyBody tow truck alongside these others towers. Dan Rosetti from our Sales department attended the show with our truck, and had the opportunity to share the PolyBody with attendees! Even…Blog, News and tagged PolyBody, TRPC, UPF on .
American Towman Tradeshow, Baltimore 2017 Following our Success at past tow shows and conventions, United Plastic Fabricating looks forward to continue this trend. Moving into autumn, the Baltimore Convention Center plans to hose a tradeshow in November. Starting on November 17, the American Towman Tradeshow runs until the 19th, and UPF hopes to see you there! Feel free to stop by and take a look at our great material! We have booth #542, and will feature our PolyGen 156 CT tow truck body at the Tradeshow. Like all of our PolyBodies, the 156 CT offers a lighter and more responsive…Blog, News and tagged American Towman, Baltimore Tow Show, UPF on .
UPF’s Representative at the Ontario Tow Show 2017 UPF’s own Patrick Cahill spent some time in Ontario recently, and wanted to share with us. The Ontario Tow Show 2017 saw some new models of trucks- and gave customers plenty of chances to ask UPF some questions! We wanted to share some of this with you all who couldn’t make it there! Canadian Towing Equipment showcased the new 822 PolyBody, and sold the truck the same day! Feel free to check them out here for all your towing needs. And for more information about our various PolyBodies, check out this page….Blog, News and tagged PolyBody, Tow Show, UPF on .
New Option for Submitting UPF Warranty Claims! In order to better serve your service needs, United Plastic Fabricating proudly announces a way to handle tank repairs! UPF Warranty, which for many years has provided lifetime warranty, has recently updated your options for alerting us to any leaks. In the past, we’ve relied mostly on phone calls and a few emails to report tank issues and provide service. However, we now have an online form you can submit to handle all of the information! Simply enter the relevant details into the respective fields, and the system delivers the information straight to…Blog, News and tagged Tank Repair, UPF Warranty on .