Maintenance Guild Meeting October 3-5, 2016

The Forty First meeting of the Maintenance Guild will be held in Pittsboro, Indiana with our host Plant being SDI Pittsboro. All attendees should plan to be in an all day round table session on Monday with an evening hospitality mixer. The technical presentations will focus on water-cooled Technologies and tour will be Tuesday afternoon and our Golf Outing Wednesday morning.

This meeting we will be electing a new vice president due to the last elected member leaving the industry. The member dues need to be current to be considered a voting member per our corporate charter. Please consider becoming an officer with the Maintenance Guild.

We will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport located at 2501 South High School Rd. Indianapolis, Indiana. You can fly into Indianapolis International Airport (IND) which is minutes from the airport to the Crowne Plaza. The hotel has regular shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. The room rate for the Guild members will be $119.00 dollars per night. To make your reservations,"click Maintenance Guild " or individuals can call (317) 244-6861 or (877) 227-6963 by the cut-off date. They must identify themselves as members of Melt Shop Maintenance Guild. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Guest room rates are established based on total group negotiations. Individuals making hotel reservations through discount means, such as via the Internet, will not be considered part of the group’s guest room block.

You need to make the meeting fee payments in advance. The cost for this meeting will be $350.00 (American) and can be made on our website or you can fax me a PO number at (330) 479-5061 and I will invoice you for the fees as long as we receive the funds prior to the meeting. This fee will cover the cost of meals, bus transportation, meeting rooms, and equipment.  The cutoff date for the block of room we have on hold is September 8, 2016 and we only have 40 rooms in the block so make your reservations soon.. After this date the rooms will go on a first come first served basis. Please make your travel arrangements as soon as possible.

Tuesday evening we will have a dinner with guest speaker from Steel Dynamics

 For those individuals that are interested there will be a group gathering Wednesday for a round of golf.  If you are interested in playing please contact Mark Kropf at or call him at (330) 479-5060. I need to know by no later than September 30th 2016 if you plan on golfing so tee times can be secured.  We plan to Tee off by 9:00 and finish at 2:00. After the outing all members will be on their own for the rest of the weekend. We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to seeing you in Indiana.