Dan Strachan

All posts by Dan Strachan

Dan Strachan is the Director, Industrial Relations and Programs for AFPM. To learn more about AFPM, visit AFPM.org.

Holiday Candles – Brought to You by Petroleum Manufacturers

From mentions in numerous holiday tunes to being lit in homes across the country, candles are as much a part of Christmas tradition as holly and ivy. In the 19th century, candles were used to illuminate Christmas trees. In Sweden, St....

/ December 16, 2015

Get the facts on wax

You’ve read about the numerous products AFPM members manufacture. These range from fuel to materials that are used in prosthetic arms and on space stations. But one product that doesn’t jump to the forefront are waxes. And yes, waxes are...

/ November 4, 2015

Petrochem Knights

Anyone at AFPM or on any of the AFPM committees with which I work will tell you that I am a proud alumnus of the University of Central Florida (UCF). I attended the 2014 Fiesta Bowl where the UCF Knights...

/ August 10, 2015

Cybersecurity – Preventive Maintenance is Essential

If you are reading this on your office computer, your company’s IT system is probably running well. If your refinery has no trouble meeting its daily output, the industrial control system is working well. However, glitches in computer systems can...

/ July 9, 2015