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This weekly email searches main media outlets finding stories that may be of interest to contractors in the fencing and access control industry. It is published by de facto, inc., which also publishes fencebids.
Question(s) of the Week?
Last week there was a story on a a homeowner having told the contractor where the he wanted the fence. The only problem was he was 20 feet off. The contractor and the customer agreed on a settlement before it got too nasty. |
It occurred to me, that this might be a good forum. So... the question of the week is: How do you handle disputes with customers? Do you have a policy in place? What are some examples of customers behaving badly? Email your thoughts, at Gene I will post the answers on the web page.
|Grifco Precision Products Acquired by The Chamberlain Group, Inc.|
Company Press Release, Elmhurst, IL - Feb 23, 2006
In a major industry move, Grifco Precision Products, the largest manufacturer of industrial door operators in Australia and New Zealand, has been acquired by The Chamberlain Group, Inc., headquartered in Elmhurst, Ill. The announcement was made by Chamberlain''s CEO, J. David Rolls ...
|Rick Sedivy Elected DASMA President|
Professional Door Dealer , OH - Feb 21, 2006
Richard Sedivy, director of marketing and regulatory affairs at DoorKing Inc., was elected president of the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association, International (DASMA) at its recent annual meeting in Florida...
Decking Industry News
|New Quadra "Vinyl Wood" Decking has Green Appeal|
PR Web (press release), WA - Feb 24, 2006
Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) February 24, 2006 -- Just in time for spring construction, a new lifetime warranted "Vinyl Wood" decking is here for environmentally ...
Fence Contractors in the News
|Fence shop plans expansion|
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - Feb 28, 2006
A neighbor is concerned about the impact of the storage-yard building on traffic and streets. A northeast Des Moines company will ...
|That's show business|
Greater Milwaukee Today, USA - Feb 22, 2006
fill out a door prize slip.". A-1 Fence Company of Mequon also refrains from doing giveaways. Jay DeZutel, sales representative for ...
|Port security falls short|
News & Observer, NC - Feb 27, 2006
... 11 world. Fences enclose the port's perimeter, which is patrolled by guards. ... measures still fall far short of what is needed to ensure security, US government ...
|Fence around Helena chemical plant|
KRGV, TX - Feb 22, 2006
MISSION – A six foot fence with two feet of barbed wire will soon surround the old Helena chemical plant building. A chemical ...
|New Security Fence Built on NBSD|
Navy Compass, CA - Feb 24, 2006
As part of a CNI / NAVFAC initiative under force anti-terrorism protection initiatives program, a new fence has been constructed on Naval Base San Diego from ...
|Fence revisions move forward|
Burbank Leader, United States - Feb 22, 2006
... Those standards would increase fence heights but allow for a permit for fences and walls above the maximum height as long as they do not present a safety ...
|Permit woes: What happens if their wrong|
Ocean City, MD - Feb 24, 2006
... Van Fleet said the county has told him the fence he built in his West Ocean City backyard after receiving the proper approval and permits violates the critical ...
|Lewes historic review panel approves|
Cape Gazette, DE - 9 hours ago
A fence doesn't always make happy neighbors, the Lewes Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) learned after approving a request for placement of a white ...
Local Government Issues
|Ugly truth: Fix for fence may take years|
Boston Globe, United States - Feb 26, 2006
Drivers entering Boston from the south on Interstate 93 are treated to the view of a rusty old metal fence separating the highway from the MBTA Red Line tracks ...
|Rancher battling state over fence made of tires|
In-Forum (subscription), ND - Feb 20, 2006
Christofferson is waging a battle with the state over the 15 miles of fence on his land made from 350,000 used tires, stacked on their sides four or five high ...
|MoPac fence aims to avoid accidents|
KVUE (subscription), TX - Feb 22, 2006
By Shelton Green / KVUE News. Engineers with the Texas Department of Transportation are building a new cabling fence system on north MoPac. ...
USA Mexico Border Fence
Los Angeles Times, CA - Feb 22, 2006
... in Latin America earlier this month, cajoling governments to support a free-trade zone, some members of his party back home were pushing for a fence from the ...
|Living by the US-Mexico barrier|
BBC News, UK - Feb 27, 2006
... On the US side of the border, many people call it "the fence". ... For Ms Watson, widow of a former border patrol chief, the fence is a sign of respect. ...
|Contemplating the pool park fence removal|
Vulcan Advocate, Canada - Feb 22, 2006
Town council passed a motion at the last council meeting to take down the fence portion along Center Street and along Fifth Avenue North in Vulcan. ...
|Fence Guards a 'Cozy' Option in Alexandria|
Washington Post, United States - Feb 24, 2006
... Today, passersby see only the seven-foot wooden privacy fence that separates Old Town Station from Route 1. Inside, residents of the 33-townhouse community use ...
|Fence on bridge would help prevent suicides|
Kennebec Journal, ME - 12 hours ago
... These physicians also strongly urged the legislative leadership to weigh in on the local controversy surrounding replacement of the safety fence on the ...
Fences in the Courts
|Legal wrangling not over in fence feud|
Richmond Times Dispatch, VA - Feb 21, 2006
... But the legal wrangling stemming from the longstanding fence feud between John F. Ames, who was acquitted of murder, and the man he shot, Oliver "Perry" Brooks ...
|Store's fence sparks anger|
ic Coventry, UK - Feb 24, 2006
By Dean Valler. A 6FT fence around the former Allders store in Coventry city centre is causing nearby traders a headache. Hoarding ...
|Plan to build Sh2m fence at arboretum|
Daily Nation (subscription), Kenya - Feb 26, 2006
A Sh2 million security fence is to be put up at the Nairobi Arboretum to ensure the safety to its wildlife and visitors. The Friends ...
|LoC fence becomes death trap for infiltrators|
Hindu, India - Feb 24, 2006
... But increased vigil and deterrence by virtue of LoC fence has brought down the success rate drastically and tremendous success was achieved in counter ...
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