The ABMA website recently reported Andrea Chiappelli of Brush Research Manufacturing passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020. Chiappelli was well-known in the brush industry after working at a number of ABMA member companies over the years. More information and a letter from Tori Chiapelli are available on the ABMA website.
The ABMA Convention Golf Scramble was held at the Vinoy Golf Club in St Petersburg, Fla., on Thursday March 5, 2020. The winners are as follows:
First place team: Bob Goralski, Bruce Gale, Kevin Lannon, Kevin White
Second place team: Matthew DeSantis, Keith Walz, Chip Preston, Andrew McIlroy
ABMA has initiated a resource page for COVID-19 with variety of resources available and ties into the National Association of Manufacturers resource page which has a very comprehensive listing. The ABMA plans to add to the page as more resources become available.
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The ABMA has new improved versions for contacting government officials to ask for “essential” business classification. Check out the resources here:
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: MARCH 24
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The ABMA Foundation held its Board Meeting on March 19, 2020 and at that meeting awarded two Kathy K. Parr Scholarships totaling $5,000 to the following recipients:
The 2020 ABMA Convention concluded last night with a game-filled reception that moved indoor due to unseasonably cool weather in St. Petersburg, Fla. The reception featured dartboards, shuffleboard, virtual reality head sets, giant beer pong, beer tasting and a caricature artist.
While the reception provided a great way to celebrate the end of a busy week, discussions still centered around the Coronavirus and the impact on Interbrush 2020. During the Thursday morning session, Daniel Strowitzki [ . . . ]