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Decking Industry News
|Oldcastle Architectural acquires deck profile maker AERT |
Plastics News - Mar 17, 2017
Concrete masonry manufacturer Oldcastle Architectural Inc. will expand its reach into outdoor lawn, garden and paver products with the acquisition of composite deck profile maker Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies Inc....
|A trendy twist in decking |
Plastics News - Mar 14, 2017
A growing number of contractors are using heating blankets to form PVC and composite decking into unique designs that follow the customers’ lay of their land, kidney-shaped pool or desire for something different....
|Fence Company In St Augustine, Florida, Celebrates Milestone |
Digital Journal - Mar 16, 2017
St Augustine, FL. Hardwick Fence LLC has announced that they are celebrating a 7-year business milestone of being back in St Augustine as "the Original" Hardwick Fence. The company has been in the fencing installation business for more than 50 years. ..
Local Government Issues
|New fencing, landscaping planned along I-85 Business |
Spartanburg Herald Journa - Mar 16, 2017
An eyesore along Interstate 85 Business in Spartanburg County is being removed as part of a gateway beautification project. The 6-foot-tall chain-link fence the runs between the I-85 interchange and the Highway 9 ..
Fences in History
|Barbed wire collector: Finds bring back history |
The Sprectum - Mar 9, 2017
GARDNERVILLE, Nev.— It can only mean one thing if Mike Call slams on the brakes while driving down the highway — barbed wire. Call's been known to spot a new type of barbed wire while driving 50 mph down the road, said his wife Patty.. ..
|Timber Vs Aluminium: How to choose the right fencing |
Architecture and Design - Mar 20, 2017
encing comes in different materials, designs and finishes, and making the right choice can be a complicated process. Sentrel Pty Ltd explains the various features of timber and aluminium fences, and also provides suggestions for ongoing maintenance...
|Study shows wildfire does not damage barbed wire |
High Plain Journal - Mar 18, 2017
Don’t assume that a grass fire has damaged the barbed wire on a fence. That’s the message of one Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist in Amarillo to ranchers who saw wildfire rip through their fenced grassland beginning March 6...
Fencing and Animals -- Wildlife
|Ocelot barriers going in at FM 106 underpasses |
The Monitor - Mar 18, 2017
RIO HONDO — The Ocelot Underground is taking shape along FM 106. The roadway between Rio Hondo and Buena Vista Road is in the midst of a $15.5 million overhaul covering more than 11.4 miles.. ..
USA/Mexico Border Fence
|Bidding has begun for Trump's border wall |
CBS News - Mar 20, 2017
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website ...
|Trump Calls For 30-Foot-High Wall At Mexican Border |
CBS Local - miami - Mar 18, 2017
The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high wall that is difficult to climb and cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump’s promise to build a “big, beautiful wall” at the Mexican border. ...
|Pakistan Starts Building Fence Along Border With Afghanistan Amid Terror Attacks |
International Business Times - Mar 13, 2017
Pakistan recently began building a roughly 1,500-mile fence along its northwestern border with Afghanistan, the Nation reported Monday — an action that was sure to anger Kabul, which has long refused to recognize the border between the two countries as a legitimate dividing line.. ...
|Ban on Irish butter sparks fight in butter-loving Wisconsin |
ABC News - Mar 17, 2017
Wisconsin resident Jean Smith snatches up entire stocks of her beloved Kerrygold Irish butter from stores when visiting family in Nebraska, thanks to an antiquated law in her dairy-obsessed state that bans it and any other butter that hasn't been graded for quality.....
Market Developer - Canada
Wallace International is growing and is looking for a full time Market Developer in Canada.
Wallace International manufactures products that are being installed at prisons, airports, data
centres and other private high security applications.� �
Developing a territory by qualifying prospects, cold calling and maintaining relationships
with various levels of management.
Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call
reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
Participate in marketing events such as seminars and trade shows (some travel is
Maintain Salesforce database by inputting customer profile and updates; including data
entry and new lead generation.
Proven sales experience
Experience working with Salesforce or similar CRM
Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management
Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and driven
BA/BS degree or equivalent is considered an asset.
Apply in Confidence to S. Muller
INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN -- SEATTLE
Seattle company looking for full time technician for the installation and service of automatic gate systems.
JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:
*_ Installation and service of mechanical and electrical systems on automated sliding & swinging gate systems.
*_ Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
*_ Washington driver's license with clean driving record.
*_ Responsible, and reliable.
*_ Ability to interface effectively and professionally with customers.
*_ Able to work and get along with others.
*_ Courteous and polite (will be working on job sites around customers and other contractors.)
*_ Positive attitude that contributes to a positive work environment.
*_ Dependable transportation.
*_ Able to pass a drug test.
*_ Willing to submit to a criminal background check.
*_ Permanent, full time work.
*_ Personal growth and position advancement.
*_ Medical and dental insurance, available after 90 days.
*_ 401K retirement plan, available after 90 days.
*_ Paid holidays, available after 90 days.
*_ Paid personal time off after first year.
*_ Compensation D.O.E.
STATESIDE STEEL AND WIRE is Hiring An Outside Sales Rep.
Send resume to
MARKET DEVELOPER - Illinois & St. Louis area
Ameristar Perimeter Security is looking for a Market Developer. This individual will aggressively contact fence contractors, architects, engineers, specifiers, end-users, and distributors to create deep relationships with those customers in order to represent and grow the sales of Ameristar Perimeter Security in their specific geographic territory. Daily �face to face� sales calls to develop a deep relationship with customers is a must as well as product presentations to architects and specifiers. A minimum of 5 years of experience in sales, preferably in construction related fields is a must. Must possess a valid driver�s license. Excellent base pay and benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, 401k and life insurance. Please email resume to email@example.com.
FOR SALE in N.E. Ohio is a Manufacturing Business
that could be an Entrepreneur�s Venture dream and/or an established Fence Business portfolio acquisition. The company�s partners have been focusing on the Agricultural Accessory Fencing community and have recognized there are opportunities for growth in other venues. This Business has 2 proprietary U.S. Registered Trademark unique product lines that, relate to a now term expired U.S. Patented Invention. These product lines have made sales around the World and to U.S. Retailers; both Federal & State Government Entities as well as notable Conservation Groups.
Visit our web site at WWW.FENCE-FLAG.COM for complete descriptive information on our product lines, and if interested our contact information for disclosing further details on our tangible assets with asking price.
This sale does not include any real estate property. Age related medical issues does necessitate this sale.
MANAGER / ESTIMATOR / SALES � MEDICINE HAT
Manager / Estimator / Sales / required for Rite-Way Fencing Inc. in Medicine Hat. We are Western Canada�s largest fencing company, with 12 branches in AB, BC & SK. Experience with chain link fence & related materials and management of installations as well as previous experience in construction sales / estimating from Blueprints would be an asset. A valid drivers� license and previous computer experience required. The ideal candidate will have previous hands on experience with fence installations. Please submit your resume and remuneration requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (403) 287-9174. Please specify "Manager / Estimator / Sales � Medicine Hat" in your correspondence.
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