Hastings Air Energy Control Seminars

  • Hazards of Welding Fume
  • Clean Air Is No Accident! 

Warning Combustible Dust Area

Hastings is committed to educating you & your staff on proper air cleaning techniques. We offer seminars, lunch & learns and custom training sessions for your company, department, association or school. As an industrial ventilation leader, we are frequently asked to speak at industry conferences.

Please register for our upcoming sessions covering various types of risks posed by contaminated air and specific, definitive steps you can take to prevent costly incidents at your facility. 

Join industry experts for complimentary seminars on one, or more, of the following dates:

  • Future Dates are TBD

Complimentary Seminars include continental breakfast and lunch

The Hazards of Welding Fume

Learn about the latest regulations and best practices to address concerns with Hex-Chrome, Manganese and other hazards specific to welding.

The program includes:

  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Insurance Risk Management
  • Abrasives & Grinding Best Practices
  • Welding Torches & Fume Control
  • Dust Collection
  • Housekeeping
  • Ambient Filtration


  • Kay Rowntree, Owner, Industrial Hygiene Sciences
  • Andy Gerver, Key Account Leader, 3M
  • Ron Wegner, Loss Prevention Supervisor, West Bend Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Michel Gagnon, President, Henlex
  • Etienne Blouin, Manager, Abicor Binzel Corp.
  • Steve Barnkow, Manager, Movex

The Combustible Dust program includes:

  • Live Demonstrations
  • Combustible Dust Updates - NFPA, ACGIH, Compliance
  • Combustible Dust Risk Management - Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, Food Dust, Wood
  • Air Quality Testing - Exposure Limits, Sampling
  • Designing Collection Systems to address - Silica Dust, Mist, Weld Fume, Hex-Chrome, Manganese
  • Live panel discussions with experts - your chance to ask questions of a team with more than 200 years of combined experience!


  • Amy E. Theis, Director, Risk Management, Fauske & Associates
  • Kay Rowntree, Owner, Industrial Hygiene Sciences
  • Alex Milunovich, Regional Manager, IEP Technologies (formerly FENWAL)
  • Michel Gagnon, President, Henlex, Inc.
  • Allen Mejan, Engineer, Hastings Air Energy Control

Here's What Past Attendees Had to Say:

"Thank you for the invite to the Hastings welding seminar, I walked away with knowledge that I could immediately apply to my facilities I am responsible for. Please extend my thanks to the team responsible for putting the seminar together, as well. They did a wonderful job organizing the event.

Looking forward to working with you."  

   - Corporate Safety Specialist, multinational company headquartered in the Chicago-area

Other comments received:

  • Great facility
  • Excellent
  • Informative
  • Productive
  • Well organized
  • Very well planned
  • Highly informational / Answered questions
  • Strong knowledge and application
  • Informative with reusable and valid sources of info and speakers
  • Perfect, No changes needed
  • Practical examples
  • Multiple experience sources
  • Excellent overview of materials
  • Very good presenters, quality of materials presented
  • Safety Manager / Director / VP
  • Plant Engineer
  • Facilities or Plant Manager / Director / VP
  • Environment Health & Safety Manager
  • OSHA Compliance Manager
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Risk Manager

Dust Collection Design Considerations for Metal Fabricating

Seminars are held in our Technology Experience Center, the most comprehensive indoor air quality control educational center in North America.

We invite you to view a 360 Virtual Tour of this state-of-the-art facility.

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Corporate Headquarters

5555 S. Westridge Drive
New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151

Phone: 800.236.8450
Fax: 800.260.9199

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