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MAEC Christmas Event

Mark and and I showing off our 50 / 50 tickets

Some 100 elevator types attended the Mid Atlantic Elevator Association’s vendor expo and Christmas party on Tues. A very nice event that is gaining in popularity every year. 25 Vendors set up table top displays early on Tues and the doors opened at 11:00. Everybody enjoyed a good buffet lunch at noon. Attendees mingled with the exhibitors thru the afternoon and it was a great opportunity to talk elevators with a lot of the DC area contractors.

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Oh, Canada

As of October 1, 2012, GAL Canada and ECI Canada will be merging into one company – GAL Canada.

I spent most of last week up in Canukville – Canada – Got a chance to catch up with my good friend and GAL Canadian VP – Steve Husband. We called on customers and snuck in a round of golf with Mark Braden and Mike Alcott – neither are customers but they are both icons in the Canadian elevator industry. Also broke bread with Andy Reistetter and his boys – Andy is the chief Arbitrator / negotiator/ bottle washer at NEEA, and the boys are both mod mechanics at Trident Elevator – one of the best contracting businesses in North America – what a good elevator family. We had a fun night telling stories. Read more…

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