FSA Appoints Sylvia Flegg to Board of Directors
The Fluid Sealing Association® is pleased to announce the appointment of Sylvia Flegg to its Board of Directors. Sylvia is the Marketing Manager at Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. of Belleville, ON, Canada. Her role involves the creation and implementation of marketing plans, budgets and strategies, focusing on the Durlon® brand.
Sylvia is an honors graduate of Graphic Design Production/Marketing at Mohawk College. She has held a variety of roles as a graphic designer, web developer, and marketing strategist over the past 35 years. Her work experience includes design and development in the manufacturing, retail, and agency marketing sectors, as well as teaching at the college level.
Important Information Regarding PFAS and Fluoropolymers
As one of the largest trade associations for the sealing industry, the Fluid Sealing Association focuses on a wide range of activities to serve its member companies. All the FSA’s activities link back to its Mission Statement: “Our mission is to be recognized as the primary source of technical information; to influence and support the development of related standards and to provide education in the fluid sealing area. To promote a safe, clean environment for society and a safe workplace for our employees. To monitor the economic, environmental and social changes which may impact our membership’s business and to maintain a forum for the exchange of this information.”
FSA Appoints Amy Hammarstrom to Board of Directors
The Fluid Sealing Association® is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Hammarstrom to its Board of Directors. Ms. Hammarstrom is the Vice President of General Rubber Corporation, located in Tucson, Arizona.
Ms. Hammarstrom holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. She has been employed by General Rubber since 1999, where she oversees Accounting/Finance, Purchasing, Human Resources, Legal & Compliance, and Distribution Sales. Her prior experience includes five years as Business Manager for a direct mail publisher of educational resources for teachers.
FSA Appoints Joseph Boylan as Marketing Committee Chair
The Fluid Sealing Association® is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Boylan as Chair of its Marketing Committee. Mr. Boylan is currently Marketing and Sales Manager at Morgan Advanced Materials of St. Mary’s, PA.
Mr. Boylan received his B.S. Degree in Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He has held a variety of hands-on and staff level roles in technical, commercial, and marketing positions in his 30+ years in industry, including tribological testing, materials research and development, operations, application engineering, and marketing.
Expansion Joints Repository Added to KnowledgeBase
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) has expanded its online technical resource, FSA KnowledgeBase, to include an Expansion Joints Repository. Anyone who has an interest in improving their knowledge of ducting non-metallic or piping system design and the best practices for their selection, installation, maintenance, and operation is encouraged to reference KnowledgeBase as their primary source of information. KnowledgeBase is accessible at fsaknowledgebase.org or through the FSA website at fluidsealing.com.