Metal Supermarkets opens in Elmwood
Metal Supermarkets, serving professionals and hobbyists, has opened at 5820 Plauche St. in Elmwood, its first location in Louisiana.
The store offers 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to a customer’s specifications. Metal types include hot- and cold-rolled steel, aluminum, copper, brass and stainless in a variety of shapes including bar, tube, angle, channel, sheet and plate. Metal Supermarkets supplies local manufacturers, machinists, maintenance and repair, tool and die shops, hospitals, hotels, universities, schools, homeowners, artists and hobbyists.
David Machado, the owner of Metal Supermarkets New Orleans, has experience in the aviation industry as a helicopter pilot and heliport manager and is a metal hobbyist.
The store is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Its website is www.metalsupermarkets.com/new-orleans. The chain has 100 locations across the United States, Canada and United Kingdom, with 10 franchise locations in development.
Bollinger delivers Coast Guard cutter
Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered a fast response cutter to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida.
The USCGC Glen Harris is the 167th vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 44th fast response cutter delivered under the current program.
The cutter is the third of six to be home-ported in Manama, Bahrain, which will replace the aging 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boats, built by Bollinger Shipyards 30 years ago, supporting the Patrol Forces Southwest Asia, the U.S. Coast Guard’s largest overseas presence outside the United States.
Charter Communications opens Slidell store
Charter Communications Inc. has opened a relocated Spectrum Store at 1806 Lindberg Drive in Slidell.
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The store assists consumers with Spectrum internet, TV, mobile or voice services. It also offers devices and accessories compatible with Spectrum Mobile and allows account payments and upgrading or exchanging equipment.
The store is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
ABWA partners on seminar series
The American Women’s Business Association has partnered on a leadership seminar series aimed at helping business owners and other professionals experience greater success in 2021.
Executive business coach and consultant Mary Jane Walsh will present a productivity and time management seminar virtually and in person at The Forum, 3131 Veterans Memorial Blvd., on May 21. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for networking, with the presentation from 10 a.m. to noon.
Remaining sessions are July 23 titled “Jumpstart Your Success: Your Peak Performance Toolkit,” Oct. 29 on “The Art of Influential Leadership” and Dec. 10 titled “Create Your Own Magnetism: Your Visibility Roadmap.”
Tickets are available at abwaneworleans.org. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, in-person space is limited.
The cost to ABWA members for individual sessions are $50, or $180 for four sessions. For nonmembers, individual sessions are $60, or $220 for four sessions.
Quality organization plans virtual meeting
The American Society for Quality will hold a virtual monthly Zoom meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 20.
Brooks Childs will give a presentation on “Convergence Through Continuous Improvement Cycle.” He will provide an overview of converging trends in the continuous improvement cycle and quality’s role, in being both in a leadership role and lead supporting role. Contact Fitri Sudradjat at email@example.com for meeting connection information.
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