50 years! We will miss Kay Mabie

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Ok, you made it sound like she worked fir you for 50 years
Really? I "made it sound like"

Some in the industry have dealt with her all their adult life. I've known her professionally before Centrum Force acquired MOR. My first contact
with Kay was about 14 years ago. She was the voice on the other end of the phone that was talkative and seemed to recall every part number and design issue off the top of her head about the brand that began in 1949. She appeared to be an educated engineer of a high level. She knows the old MOR Machines inside and out. She has always been passionate about her job. "We" = collectively in the industry that have benefitted from her wisdom, will miss her.
 
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Why not plan a fall trip and wash with some of the best? There is a week long event that starts October 15 &16 by enrolling in a paid intermediate training course provided by ARCS, followed by 2 days of the Rug Summit 12 rug business building conference held on October 17 & 18. The next day following is a ARCS Skills day on the 19th, and then Saturday the 20th is a wash day at no cost.

Sign up for any part of week or all. Just go to: https://www.centrumforce.com/
You will see two starbursts on the homepage that will take you to a description and sign up form for all the events.

Host is Robert Mann Rugs in Denver Colorado USA.

Come for the special meet and greet of Kay Mabie. Before ownership of Centrum Force, Kay was never permitted to go to a conference or visit a rug plant. That all changed when Greg Turcotte and Tom Monahan got involved. Customers loved to meet the person behind the voice that they have been dealing with for years.
 
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When's the Kay send off? I'll make sure I'm there.

Kay has saved us a few times over the years. Usually by knowing that the parts we needed were somewhere in the old warehouse, then going out and finding them stuck in the rafters. Getting boxes of bearings that had been moved so many times the boxes were completely wrapped in tape, and completely round from having been shifted around for decades.

Amazing that she remembers what type of machine you have when you call.
 

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