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Ever wonder why we are called VETS? Check out this video that explains where we got our name and why it’s still important to us, 97 years later. 

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AirTek Is Now VETS Sheet Metal 

                                                                                         
As of April 2nd, 2018 AirTek Pneumatics is now VETS Sheet Metal. In the Spring of 2016 VETS added AirTek Pneumatics to the VETS Group of companies. Through the last two years we have grown together and combined our teams, best work practices, and the cultures. One of the final pieces of this process is to integrate the AirTek Pneumatics brand into the VETS Sheet Metal name. Do you have questions about this change, email Erin at erayner@vetsgroup.com

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VETS’ LARGEST DUST COLLECTION CYCLONE PROJECT.

 

On February 20th, 2018 the largest cyclone project VETS has ever built, left our Edmonton shop, to be delivered and installed at an OSB (Oriented Strand Board) Mill. With one of the pieces weighing in at 30,000 pounds, the total assembled weight is approximately 48,000 pounds - that’s 24 tonnes. Once installed it will stand over 80 feet in the air. This system is NFPA compliant and has increased filtration capacity as well as an explosion panel top.

Do you have questions about dust collection or fume extraction systems? Are you concerned about your system meeting NFPA requirements? Give us a call 780.434.7476, or email us at erayner@vetsgroup.com.

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VETS AWARD WINNING CUSTOMER SERVICE 

 

 

On March 10th, 2018 at the 33rd Annual Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Awards Gala, VETS Facility Services took home the coveted Pinnacle Award for Customer Service. This annual gala hosts approximately 400 attendees and special guests attended, including Mayor Don Iveson, and Councillor Dziadyk who gave the address from the city. Award recipients represent companies and individuals that are examples of excellence in the Edmonton commercial real estate industry. 

A little over 3 years ago VETS’ Facility Service division underwent a fundamental change in how we deliver our services. Our focus went from a traditional reactive approach to a full service, preventative maintenance approach.  With a change of this scale it was important to understand whether or not we were succeeding in the eyes of our clients. The basis of our the award submission was the process created to measure our success and address any issues or concerns as soon as possible.

Interested in finding out more about or Facility Services, contact Amber Forrest at aforrest@vetsgroup.com, or give us a call 780-434-7376. 

 

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The VETS team fabricated a bag house within a tight timeline. The video below shows the finished product and shipment to the client.


VETS Recognized by SMACNA for Safety Excellence in Canada

Recently the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) recognized Canadian member firms for their safety efforts in the inaugural SMACNA Safety Excellence Award Program–Canada.

In the past, SMACNA has recognized members in the United States for their outstanding occupational safety and health performance. This year, they have included Canadian firms and VETS Group is proud to be 1 of those 3 Canadian firms recognized.

The full article from SMACNA can be found here: https://www.smacna.org/news/latest-news/archives/2016/06/09/smacna-recognizes-canadian-firms-for-safety-excellence