STI Quality Control Meeting

The STI Quality Control Meeting will provide updates to standards and specifications, and presentations by industry experts. Each member fabricating STI tanks is required to send at least one representative to the biennial Quality Control Meeting.

The meeting focuses on allowing member personnel to learn from one another. A tour of a member facility is also included.

2022 STI Quality Control Meeting

A recording of the 2022 STI Quality Control Meeting and copies of the presentations are available to STI Shop Fab Members.

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2023 STI Quality Control Meeting

The 2023 STI Quality Control Meeting will be held May 17-19, 2023 in Rosemont, Ill. The meeting is mandatory for all STI Shop Fabricated Section Members.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL

Registration not yet open. Members only meeting - For membership information call 847-550-3833.

Policies and Penalties

Per item 6(d) of the STI Trademark & Licensing Agreement, attendance at the biennial Quality Control Meeting is mandatory for all Shop Fabricated Atmospheric Tank Section Members licensed to build STI tank technologies. At least one person from each manufacturing plant building STI technologies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean is required to attend. Licensees in other countries are strongly encouraged to attend.

A Member company’s plant that does not have a representative attend the full meeting is required to attend a makeup session AND is charged a monetary penalty. The Board of Directors has established the penalty fee structure in item 2 below for Member plants who do not have a representative at the Quality Control Meeting.

Attendees are required to participate in the entire Quality Control Meeting, including all presentations. Should a Member plant’s representative leave the meeting early, the Member company is assessed a fine of $250 for each hour missed of the Quality Control Meeting.

Penalties for non-attendance are assessed as follows:

  1. The non-attending plant must send at least one representative to a make-up QC meeting, AND
  2. The non-attending plant is assessed a monetary penalty as follows:
    • First offense: $2,000 for the missed QC meeting
    • Second offense: $5,000 for the missed QC meeting

“STI/SPFA membership has allowed me to work alongside some of the best industry professionals.”

Kyle Couture
AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Co. LLC

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