Long Valley, NJ – March 29, 2019 – Frazier Industrial Company, leading manufacturer of structural steel storage rack systems, is pleased to announce that Carlos Oliver, Frazier President, and Daniel Clapp, Director of Engineering, will lead key educational sessions at ProMat 2019 in Chicago, IL April 8th - 11th, 2019, McCormick Center. Session topics focus on efficient storage system application, design and specifications.
1. RMI of MHI Presents: Planning Your Rack System – Traditional and E-Commerce Wednesday, April 10th - 2:15 - 3:00PM Theatre B
This session is sponsored by MHI and will be co-presented by Frazier’s Carlos Oliver, with John Krummell, President of Advance Storage Products. These industry experts will address the need for rack users to adapt to storage and retrieval systems for the ever-growing trends of the e-commerce market.
2. RMI of MHI Presents: Storage Rack Safety 101 Wednesday, April 10th – 11:15AM – 12:00 PM Theatre F
This solution session is sponsored by MHI. Frazier’s Dan Clapp will co-present with Steve Johnson of Nashville Wire Products, and Tom Koontz of Advance Storage Products. The team will overview safe conduct for using a storage rack system in a warehouse. Resources available from RMI that can be used to design a safe rack system will also be discussed.
About Frazier Industrial Company: Frazier Industrial Company is the largest producer of structural steel pallet rack systems in North America, with 10 manufacturing plants located throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. Frazier's rack systems are quickly recognized for durability and custom engineered design. From standard pallet rack to complex pick-to-belt towers and AS/RS installations, Frazier's expert team of engineers will help each customer design the best, most cost-effective material handling solution. All pallet rack systems are manufactured using 100% hot-rolled structural steel, the most durable and abuse-resistant material available.
Frazier Industrial Company – ProMat 2019 Speaker Biographies
Carlos P. Oliver, President of Frazier Industrial Company since August 2001, has over 35 years of experience in the Material Handling industry. He joined Frazier in 1981 as a SalesManager andin1986becameaDivisionManageroftheHighRise/Automated Storage Division (ASRS) until 1992, where he became a Vice President of Sales. His success in double digit growth provided a natural transition to managing the larger Frazierorganization,servingasExecutive VicePresidentuntil2001,priortobecoming President.
Carlos has served as President of the Rack Manufactures Institute (RMI) and on the Board of the Material Handling Industry and Material Handling Management Society (MHMS). He is very active in several Material Handling educational initiatives. Carlos holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and is a graduate from the Key Executive Program at Harvard University.
Daniel Clapp, Director of Engineering at Frazier Industrial, has more than 40 years of experience in the engineering of storage rack systems. Currently he is a member of the High-Rise/ASRS Division responsible for the design, development, and implementation of ourAS/RSsystemsandthecurrentchallengesoftheindustry. Danhasbeeninstrumental in the research and development of Frazier’s structural steel storage rack standards for all product lines including High-Rise AS/RS.
Dan is also actively involved in the Rack Manufacturers Institute as the Chairman of the Engineering Committee, Chairman of the Specification Advisory Subcommittee, and Chairman of the Seismology Subcommittee. He is also active in the Canadian Standards Association A344 Industrial and Commercial Storage Racking Committee and a member of the International Code Council. He has served on the Storage Rack Project Task Group for the Building Seismic Safety Council of FEMA who has published “Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks Located in Areas Accessible to the Public” Report 460. Dan is holder of four US Patents of storage rack components and connections. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University.