McElroyIntroduces New TracStar 618 Fusion Machine

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. (MMI) has recently completed rigorous infield testing on the new TracStar No.618 fusion machine and are ready to unleash it on the ever-expanding world of large diameter polyethylene pipe. The new TracStar enters the market on the heals of the highly successful campaign of the TracStar No.28 and TracStar No.412. In 1997 MMI unveiled the world’s first self-contained, self-propelled, all-terrain hydraulic fusion machine — the TracStar 500. The TracStar 900 followed and …

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McElroy Manufacturing Launches New Communications Campaign

Following a record year in sales, McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. (MMI) is mounting an aggressive communications campaign focused on insuring their hold in the marketplace by implementing an expansive approach to customer satisfaction. The drive is focused on enhancing communication lines between MMI and its customers. A few of the strategies include an email newsletter, direct mail, public relations efforts, and adding a discussion forum (http://services.mcelroy.com/cgi-bin/Ultimate.cgi?action=intro) to their website. All strategies are aimed at catering to …

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Innovation Spells Boom for Canada

Edmonton, Alberta — The attitude in Alberta Canada is reminiscent of the turn of the century gold rush in Alaska. An oil boom has caused the commotion and the only problem seems to be that it takes more than a pickaxe and shovel to seek ones fortune. It is estimated that the province has five times more oil than Saudi Arabia. Until recently it has been too expensive to harvest much of this oil because …

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City Takes Charge of Contamination Problem

The city of Wichita, KS is receiving national recognition for the way they are handling the problem of contaminated ground water. According to John Davis, Supervisor of Environmental Health for the city of Wichita, about a four square mile area of water that lies underneath the city has become polluted over a span of about 50 years. “Instead of letting the situation become a Superfund with the EPA involved, the city decided to take matters …

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