Archive for November, 2013

Foundation Supportworks Employee Receives “40 Under 40” Award

40 Under 40 AwardThe Midlands Business Journal has selected Dave Thrasher, Vice President of Foundation Supportworks, Inc., as a 2013 recipient of the “40 Under 40” award.  Each year, the journal recognizes 40 outstanding entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals from the Greater Omaha area who are under the age of 40. The award winners are chosen based on their contributions to their business and community.  Dave Thrasher is a nationally-recognized foundation specialist who trains foundation contractors and Foundation Supportworks dealers from across North America, and has installed hundreds of foundation repair systems.

“Without a doubt, David’s strong leadership has been a key element to Foundation Supportwork, Inc.’s explosive growth,” says Amanda Harrington, director of training and development at Foundation Supportworks. “His clarity of vision is pushing the envelope in terms of what can be done in our industry, and he models the expectations for his team through his own example.”

Thrasher, along with this year’s class, was honored at an awards breakfast on Friday, November 15, 2013. He is also featured in the November issue of Midlands Business Journal.

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Foundation Repair Contractors Attend Polyurethane Grouting Installation Training in Omaha, NE

Over a dozen installers of IMG_0030foundation repair contractors throughout the United States and Canada attended PolyLEVEL™ training in Omaha, NE on November 6th-8th at Foundation Supportworks® (FSI) Headquarters.  On the first morning, attendees received classroom training on concrete lifting using the PolyLEVEL™ system as well as an overview of the installation process including proper placement of injection ports and troubleshooting techniques.  Hands-on field training began mid-morning, as attendees were able to inject foam at actual jobsites.  The day concluded with a dinner where everyone was able to unwind from the day and network with other polyurethane contractors from across the country.

Thursday P1040531morning began at FSI Headquarters with an overview of the prior day’s jobs, followed with classroom training that included an overview of the three most common PolyLEVEL™ installation equipment options (enclosed trailer, walk behind buggy, and entire rig on a cab and chassis).  By mid-morning, the attendees went back out to more jobsites to focus on the installation process and learning where efficiencies can be gained while injecting the foam.  The last day of training began with a review of the prior day’s jobsite installations, followed by training on the proper maintenance, teardown and cleaning of the polyurethane injection gun.  Lunch concluded the training and attendees departed.

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