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Dallas, TX, United States, 2006/06/15 - Scott Meador, vice president for the apparatus services division of Shermco Industries, was named vice chairman for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Safety Committee..
Shermco Industries is a leading provider of rotating apparatus and electrical power system testing, commissioning, repair, maintenance and training.
“I’m honored that the committee has asked me to be serve, and I look forward to helping to shape and promote safety-related issues for the wind energy community,” Meador said.
Meador will be responsible for developing programs that promote safety when working with wind energy equipment as well as general safety procedures.
Meador has been a member of AWEA since 2000 and is an active participant in the association’s Working Safety Group. He is also a member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society and a board member for the Oklahoma Predictive Maintenance Association.
AWEA is a national trade association that represents wind power plant developers, wind turbine manufacturers, utilities, consultants, insurers, financiers, researchers, and others involved in the wind industry -- one of the world's fastest growing energy industries. In addition, AWEA represents hundreds of wind energy advocates from around the world.
Shermco Industries is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating apparatus and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of an Apparatus Services Division and an Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Tex., and a service center in Austin, Tex., Shermco Industries has over 160 full-time employees and exceeds $32 million in annual revenues. The company is a member in good standing with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association.