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StarLite SM. And from the recently launched Metro™ line of safety eyewear come two trendy frame options for GirlzGear: pink and tortoise shell. But GirlzGear is more than eye protection. The Serpent® vented safety helmet, already a favorite with women, has a rotating ratchet adjustment system that creates a custom fit

for nearly any size head. Lightweight and comfortable, Serpent is available in pink and nine other colors. Although they’re feminine and fun, GirlzGear products are serious about safety. All Gateway Safety eyewear meets the ANSI Z87.1+ high impact standard, and Serpent

helmets meet the ANSI Z89.1 impact standard. For more than 65 years, Gateway Safety has been designing and manufacturing awardwinning, cost-effective safety products in eye, face, head, hearing, and respiratory protection. Gateway Safety works hard to provide personal protective equipment that workers want to wear, helping companies increase safety compliance, improve the overall welfare of their employees, and reduce the high costs associated with workplace injuries. For more information, contact Gateway Safety, Inc., 11111 Memphis Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44144. Phone: (800) 8225347. Fax: (216) 889-1200. Web: www.GatewaySafety.com/PR. E-mail: marketing@gatewaysafety.com.

Synergy Group’s Best Friend Pet Hotel Wins AIA Award The Miami American Institute of Architects recently honored the Synergy Group, Inc., one of Michigan’s leading design/build firms, for construction of The Best Friends Pet Hotel @ Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Synergy Group and MATEU Architecture, Inc., Miami, were honored with a design excellence award selected by a jury of New York architects. The project team received the award in early November at the AIA Miami 2011 Design Awards Gala. “They thought it was the most interesting project of all 140 plus projects submitted,” said Roney Mateu, principal of MATEU Architecture. AIA Miami even created a new category for the project called the Googie Design Award. “We were told that the jury was very impressed by the work, and felt that the design and construction of the Best Friends Pet Hotel @ Disney World deserved to stand alone in its own category of award, above and beyond the rest of the award submittals,” said Mateu. The project includes 17,000 square feet of air-conditioned space for pets, 10,000 square feet of outdoor patios and play areas and a 25,000-square-foot private dog park. The building offers accommodations for 300 dogs, cats and other pets, a full-service grooming salon and doggy day camp rooms. “A collaborative effort by the architect, the Synergy team and our client resulted in a $1 million project savings,” said Mora. Owner’s Representative Mike Cook, JMC Creations, said the collaboration was one of the most successful of the 40 similar projects built. “If there is a complex construction project or a design/build project with impossible

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CAM MAGAZINE

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January February CAM Magazine 2012  

IN THIS ISSUE: A Letter to the Membership from the President of CAM; On the Jobsite: Knowledge is Power at Expanded Manufacturing Facility C...

January February CAM Magazine 2012  

IN THIS ISSUE: A Letter to the Membership from the President of CAM; On the Jobsite: Knowledge is Power at Expanded Manufacturing Facility C...

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