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AISI comments on                   cal issues that face our companies and
         announcement of Robert             workers.  We  look  forward  to  working
         Lighthizer as USTR nominee         with Bob and members of the incoming
           Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO   administration on our shared goals of
         of the American Iron and Steel Institute   ensuring aggressive trade enforcement
         (AISI),  commented  on  the  President   and enhancing competitiveness for our
         Trump’s nomination of Robert Lighthiz-  industry and others.”
         er as U.S. Trade Representative:
           “The American Iron  and Steel Insti-  New Lift-All Director of
         tute welcomes the President’s nomina-  National Sales
         tion of Robert Lighthizer as the U.S.   Lift-All Company is  pleased to an-
         Trade Representative. Bob’s nomina-  nounce  and welcome Jason Dively as
         tion sends a strong signal regarding the   the Director of National Sales. Jason is
         incoming administration’s commitment   responsible for leading the sales team
         to address the injury that the steel in-  to achieve our corporate mission of pro-
         dustry has suffered from unfairly trad-  viding exceptional value to our custom-
         ed imports. Bob Lighthizer is eminently   ers through integrity, communication,   Jason Devely
         qualified to serve in this position, hav-  and performance.           proven track  record  of team leader-
         ing served with distinction previously at   Jason  comes  to  Lift-All with  over   ship and vision will complement and
         USTR, on Capitol Hill and as a trade at-  10 years  of sales  and sales  manage-  enhance Lift-All’s ability to exceed the
         torney in private practice. Bob’s dedica-  ment experience. He has been recog-  needs of our customers.
         tion not only to the steel industry – but   nized with multiple sales achievement   “I am very excited to be joining such a
         to the manufacturing sector as a whole   awards  and  earned  an  MBA  with  an   well-respected  and well-run  organiza-
         – will enable him to have a strong and   emphasis in  Organizational Leader-          continued on next page
         prominent role in addressing the criti-  ship  from  Ashford  University.  His

              RIP Wolfgang W. Keil
             Wolfgang W. Keil went to heaven
           on  January 10,  2017. He was  one
           of four  original employees of Lift-It
           Manufacturing with a 40 year career
           as a dedicated synthetic sling fabri-
           cation specialist.
             Michael  J. Gelskey,  Jr., VP and
           General  Manager, Lift-It, stated,



















                                            dled loads that would equate to billions   October 2, 2017 as the Wolf W. Kiel
                                            of tons. All without incident”.    Learning Center.
                                              “Mr. Kiel was a true leader and an   Riggers, Inspectors,  Safety and
                                            integral part of the success of our   Training professionals will be in-
                                            company. Many of his co-workers at   spired  and  benefit  from  Wolfgang’s
                                            Lift-It provide for their families be-  dedication to excellence that did not
                    Wolfgang W. Keil        cause of his example and work ethic.   allow compromise.
                                            He was also one of the best men I    Wolfgang was pre-deceased by his
           “Wolfgang was without a doubt  the   have ever known”, remarked M. Gels-  son, Shane and is survived by Sao,
           absolute best synthetic sling fabrica-  key, Sr., Founder.          his wife of 44 years, sons;  Albert,
           tor the rigging world will ever know.   The Lift-It Learning Center is under-  Wolfgang  and  Steven,  five  grand-
           His slings  were  comprised of hun-  going renovation to include two load   children, countless Samoan brothers
           dreds of millions of stitches and han-  simulators  and will  be dedicated on   and sisters and his Lift-It family.


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