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MEETING MINUTES

September 13, 2022

MESA  MEETING

 

Date:  September 13, 2022

Time:  12:00PM

Location:  Jake & Joe’s Norwood, MA

 

Attendance: refer to sign-in attendance sheet

 

MEETING MINUTES:

 

Guest Speaker:  Ali, Alpha Control Products:

  • Lykos Hydraulic Controller 

  • Off the shelf platform

  • “non-proprietary”

  • Minimal hardware design

    • Fewer parts required

  • Simplified engineering drawings

  • Tech Support

    • 24/7

    • Tech support 8+ years’ experience

    • Training available

  • Predictive Maintenance Program available

  • Remote Monitoring- Alpha Watchdog App

    • Hardwired or wifi router

  • Customer Portal

    • Allows the user to see all jobs, quotes, and order factory status

    • Call logs available

  • Maintenance Control Program

  • Standard Features

    • Up to 8 cars

    • Up to 200 fpm

    • Battery Lowering

    • Landing system 

    • 24 month warranty

  • Optional Features

    • Manual freight door interface

    • Card reader/security interface

    • EMT

    • Emergency Power Interface

  • Future

    • Traction Controller- December 2022

    • Destination Dispatch- 5+ years

  • Compatible with most Door Operators

  • Alpha builds as supplies arrive.  Controllers on shelf are not job specific.

    • Order, build, stock booked through Oct. 16

    • Inventory can be checked before order is placed to see if it is in stock, if not waiting lists are available

  • Roped hydro- auto sync available

  • Dual tank compatible

 

MESA Business Meeting:

  • Guide Dog of America donation has been made.

  • Treasurers report

    • On budget

    • $40K in Rev and $40K out

      • Expenses at $37K to date

  • Scholarship Report

    • Two Scholarships each year

  • Membership update

    • 22 company

    • 9 individual

    • 6 honorary

    • $10K goal beat $10,600

  • Website

    • Updated with recent event photos

  • Golf

    • $8,800 total from the Golf Outing- largest year.  Event was sold out.

    • Rates at course went up this year.

    • Great sponsorship support!!! Thank you!!!

  • Cruise

    • Sold out this year

    • New location possibly next year

  • Christmas Party

    • Second Tuesday of December

  • Sam Laudati-

    • Code- It is important 3rd parties know what equipment they are working with. 

    • Ex:  What is a stage lift vs. dock leveler?

    • Is the unit actually an elevator??

    • These small questions can drastically change the scope and cost of the project

  • Safety Message

    • Be aware of the change in weather.  Children are back to school.  The change in environment can create obstacles.  Be aware of your surroundings. 

  • NEII- next month

  • Draper Elevator event October 14th