SFNE Buy American Fabricated Campaign

June 2021 The SFNE Buy American Fabricated Campaign is Making Progress! With the help of Delaney & Associates, SFNE’s lobbyists, the association recently filed Buy American Amendments to the Massachusetts House and Senate Budgets. The amendments address the procurement language in Chapter 30B, the Massachusetts statute that requires local authorities to award projects to the lowest bidder.…

SFNE 2021 Golf Tournament – September 17, 2021

SFNE Annual Golf Classic September 17, 2021 Red Tail Golf Club Devens, MA The Annual Golf Classic is back for 2021! The registration deadline for inclusion in the program book and signage is September 3, 2021. The Tournament brings SFNE friends and colleagues in the New England steel industry together for a great networking event.…

Employee Retention Roundtable – May 20, 2021

SFNE Employee Retention Roundtable Discussion Webinar May 20, 20219:00 am – 10:00 am Are you having trouble retaining and keeping your employees motivated? You are not alone. The majority of companies in the New England steel fabrication industry are facing the same employee retention challenge and COVID 19 has exacerbated the problem.Businesses suffer when key…

SFNE Elects New Board of Directors

SFNE is pleased to announce that the membership has elected a new Board of Directors.  Given the ongoing pandemic the election took place take place electronically. New terms began on January 1, 2021. The officers elected include: PresidentRick Coughlin, Quinn Brothers of Essex Vice PresidentDavid Orlando, Berlin Steel Construction Co. SecretaryJames McBrady, James McBrady, Inc.…

Structural Steel Economic Forecast | March 24, 2021

Structural Steel: An Industry Overview and Economic Forecast Webinar Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:00 am – 10:00 am If you were not able to attend the webinar, you can still obtain the recording. Please use this registration form to order your webinar recording. Upon receipt of your fee, you will receive a link to the…

SFNE Embarks on Buy American Fabricated Public Awareness Campaign

SFNE is developing a Buy American Fabricated Educational and Public Relations Campaign to increase awareness that New England public construction jobs are being awarded to companies outside of the United States.  The plan underway is to activate public awareness campaigns at the beginning stage of construction projects. The program will consist of an SFNE generated…

Congratulations to Kenney & Sams

SFNE congratulates the Kenney & Sams attorneys who have been included in the 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List. They include Michelle De Oliveira, Mike Sams and David Kerrigan. All three have conducted excellent educational webinars for SFNE during this challenging year, covering issues ranging from Managing a Changing Workforce During COVID-19 to Complying with the…

Employment Law Update Webinars September & October 2020

Complying with New Department of Labor Guidelines and Managing a Changing Workforce SFNE scheduled two additional Employment Law Update Webinars that were designed to ensure that your company is familiar with certain COVID-19 related state and federal guidelines. During these unprecedented times, businesses should become familiar and comply, with the applicable guidelines to limit potential exposure…

Dinner and Networking Meeting

Investing for the Future: How to Grow Your Steel Fabrication Company Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the SFNE Dinner and Networking Meeting has been postponed until further notice. More details will be available soon! The event will be held at  S.L. Chasse Steel in Hudson, NH. The program will feature a facility tour, catered…