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Formetco’s Jim Poage on OSHA Record Keeping

Insider had previously posted a video by Formetco’s Director of Safety Jim Poage on OSHA’s 1,200 page fall safety rule revision which took effect January 17, 2017. Jim has been working on other videos, called Safety Talks, dealing with the the many aspects of OSHA rules.  Below is a 5 minute Safety Talk on OSHA record keeping.   Paid Advertisement

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Formetco’s Poage on OSHA Fall Safety Rules

OSHA’s 1,200 page fall safety rule revision took effect January 17, 2017.  We’ve posted a detailed OAAA analysis of the rule.  Here’s Formetco’s Director of Safety Jim Poage summarizing the key aspects of the rule. What does the new rule say The new ruling says that any time that you’re climbing a fixed ladder that is 24 feet above grade or above a lower level that you could fall to and hit you have to have some type of fall […]

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Formetco hires Poage as Safety Director

Formetco, Inc., the largest full-service supplier to the outdoor advertising industry, is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Poage as Safety Director.  Jim brings over 20 years of experience in the creation and implementation of safety programs in numerous industries to Formetco.  He is a professional trainer on a wide variety of safety, health and environmental topics and a recognized guest speaker from previous OAAA Operations Safety Summits.  He is also well-known from his work with Clear Channel Outdoor. […]

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Birds and Billboards – Part II

Insider wrote last week about problems created by birds roosting on billboards.  Insider asked Bobby Tatman to talk about the issues birds can create for digital billboards.  Tatman is a Midwest Digital Sales Rep for Formetco. Why do birds like digital billboards?  Birds typically love perching on billboards because of the height.  It provides them a better vantage point to see food sources and other birds of prey.  If you have a billboard structure that seems to have more activity […]

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Formetco Celebrates 10 Years of Digital Manufacturing with Industry First Standard 10-Year Parts Warranty

Atlanta, GA, September 26, 2016  –  In celebration of ten years in digital manufacturing, Formetco announces an industry first standard 10-year parts warranty on all FTX series digital products.  After years of research and analyzing the service history of thousands of existing LED screens in operation, Formetco is in the forefront again, being the first to offer a standard 10-year parts warranty at no additional cost.  Reflecting the impressive lifespan of Formetco’s FTX series LED digital billboards, the new 10-year […]

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World’s Greatest

The TV show “World’s Greatest” recently featured Formetco in one of their segments. Here is the clip and congrats to Formetco.                

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What You Need To Know About Pixel Pitch

Do you understand all of the LED digital billboard technical terminology and specifications?  Do you wonder what all of these terms mean  and how to make an informed purchase decision?  Formetco has prepared a series of whiteboard presentations explaining the technical terminology and specifications of an LED digital billboard one topic at a time.  The video below will help you understand what you need to know about pixel pitch when you are buying a digital sign.  You can also play […]

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Formetco Hires Jim Leisge as Purchasing Manager

Duluth, GA (June 13, 2016).  Formetco, Inc., the largest full-service supplier to the outdoor advertising industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Leisge as Purchasing Manager.  Leisge will coordinate and oversee Formetco’s purchasing department with plans to implement a procurement process that helps improve inventory management and reduce cost. Leisge brings more than 30 years of experience in purchasing management to Formetco, working for McKesson and GE Capital.  During his career, Leisge has directed successful procurement teams, provided […]

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Formetco’s High Efficiency LED Technology Outperforms Competitors

Duluth, GA (June 6, 2016) – Formetco’s LED digital screens outshine the best LEDs available.  The largest full-service supplier in outdoor advertising, Formetco features an exclusively designed and manufactured light-emitting diode (LED) in all of their digital billboards, video screens and sports scoreboards.  This LED is created by using the latest in LED technology, incorporating an innovative optical design with the highest energy-efficient LED components, a larger LED dye (16 mm for blue and green and 15 mm for red) […]

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Building and Programming the Baltimore Art Sign

Insider interviewed Will Shanklin last month about Baltimore’s spectacular 52′ by 42′ LED Billboard which is located across from Penn Station.  The sign sells digital ads and also features local artists and supports community events.  Insider talked to Formetco’s Jim Shimmin and Joel Hurst about the installation and operation of the sign.  Hurst is Director of Creative Services at Formetco.  He helps clients to better sell and schedule their displays and troubleshoots software issues.  Hurst has a terrific youtube video […]

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