Safety and Security

Our Industries’ Aversion to Becoming #Social

A recent Pew study found that seven-in-ten Americans now use social media. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Social media has existed for the better part of 15 years. It is entrenched in our societal fabric. Companies have invested billions...

/ March 29, 2017

Two Upcoming Events for Women in Petrochemicals

March is Women’s History Month, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has two upcoming opportunities for the women in our industry to network and connect with their peers. Women currently make up about 25 percent of the workforce,...

/ March 15, 2017

Cybersecurity Trends in 2017

Last month I, along with 40,000 other people, attended the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.  Between the sales pitches, the seemingly acres of trade show booths and wall-to-wall people, there were some great speakers talking about what to expect...

/ March 1, 2017

Welcome to “The Summit”

“People do not decide to become extraordinary.  They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” – Sir Edmund Hillary Before the founding of the association now known as AFPM, our industry always pursued improvement in everything we do.  It has been a...

/ February 6, 2017