One thing is certain — we can count on a new round of issues in 2019 that will impact our business and create challenges with many underlying opportunities. NAFEM’s role thru the volatility, beyond what will be “the best NAFEM show ever” in February, is to continue to help gather, support and advocate with the information we provide to you, so that you and your leadership team better understand the important issues affecting your business. Hopefully, each year, we grow in our ability to provide these services to you.
It used to be that the time between Thanksgiving and the Christmas holidays was what we commonly referred to as “clean-up” time – you got programs wrapped up, 2018 files cleaned up and tucked away, 2019 files organized and started, and we’re just ready for the calendar to turn.
The competition recognizes individuals for creative, specific and innovative approaches that led to significant, measurable energy savings at their manufacturing facilities.
Following the U.S. Circuit Court vacating the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP) Rule, the agency is evaluating how to move forward with plans to ban certain hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) commonly used in a number of commercial foodservice equipment categories.
President Trump’s recent announcement and official order to implement a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports could have large implications on U.S. manufacturers. Read NAFEM’s position and what these tariffs mean to foodservice E&S industry here.