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  • Fire Prevention Week kicks off in South Elgin with an open house UPF tanks and big OEMs at South Elgin open house for Fire Prevention Week! United Plastic Fabricating’s Pat Cahill had the wonderful opportunity to attend South Elgin’s Fire Protection open house just over a week ago. The fire protection open house represented the start of Fire Prevention Week in South Elgin, and saw representation from a ...
  • MIFDI Visits to Learn about UPF PolyTank Design MIFDI learns all about UPF PolyTank Design Just last week, United Plastic Fabricating hosted the Massachusetts Institute of Fire Department Instructors at our Massachusetts location. Their visit (led by our CEO and owner Joe Lingel) included an overview of the engineering and fabrication processes. The day started off with an introduction by Joe, who also introduced ...
  • Fox Valley College Recognizes Marcia Anderson’s Excellence Fox Valley College Recognizes Marcia Anderson’s Dedication to Quality Fox Valley College ran a recent article about UPF’s Marcia Anderson and her accomplishments! The college publishes their news media Focus Magazine bi-annually, with stories featuring the students, alumni, and partners of Fox Valley. The magazine’s Fall issue for 2017 highlighted the accomplishments of Marcia Anderson, a longtime ...
  • United Plastic Fabricating Employees Build Holiday Happiness United Plastic Fabricating Employees Don’t Just Make PolyTanks As part of an annual tradition, United Plastic Fabricating Employees collected toys during December for our holiday toy drive! For the third year now, UPF collects toys for the program Si, Se Puede. The drive had everyone came together to collect various gifts for schoolchildren affected by the ...
  • 4 Guys Dealer Event Lands On Friday the 13th! Pat Cahill Attends 4 Guys Dealer Event  Despite the superstition of Friday the 13th, Pat had a great time at 4 Guys a week ago! Located in Meyersdale Pennsylvania, they established themselves as a trusted builder over the past four decades. Opening for the first time in 1974, they began by repairing dairy units, transitioning to ...
  • United Plastic Transitions to ISO 9001:2015 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 ...
  • United Plastic Fabricating Hosts NEFAMA at Andover, MA 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 ...
  • Pat Cahill- Sutphen Dealer Meeting and Hurricane Relief 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 ...
  • UPF Attends Toyne Dealer Summit in Breda, Iowa 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 ...
  • American Towman Baltimore Tow Show 2017 on the Horizon! 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 ...