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Hilomast LLC General Manager, Mr. Bruce Sousa, named Volusia Manufacturers Association Member of the Year!

On December 5, 2019, Hilomast, LLC General Manager (GM), Mr. Bruce Sousa, attended the Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA) annual awards banquet and received the VMA’s Karl Schiller Memorial Member of the Year Award. Jayne Fifer, President and CEO of the VMA presented the award. Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa was recognized by Ms. Jessica Lovatt, VP Sales and Marketing for the VMA, for his many supportive roles in the past year. Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa served as a committee member of the VMA Lou Fifer Memorial Education Scholarship Golf Tournament. This is an annual, fund-raising golf tournament which is held at the LPGA Golf Course in Ormond Beach, Florida. Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa was recognized as the primary impetus behind the “VIP Experience” which is now an integral piece of the annual fundraising golf tournament as this added feature was credited for bringing in substantially more donations and funds into the VMA’s coffers. In addition, Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa supported the Inaugural VMA Robot Brawl.  and sponsored the Pine Ridge High School Advanced Manufacturing Academy. The Murlock team of students from Pine Ridge, which Hilomast sponsored, won the 15-lb class robot First Class Trophy! Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa [...]

2020-02-03T09:08:02+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast successfully renews its ISO 9001:2015 registration!

Hilomast, LLC takes this opportunity to congratulate the Hilomast QMS team on its recent successful ISO Re-certification Audit with Orion Registrar, Inc. During the December 30-31, 2019 audit, Hilomast’s Quality Management System (QMS) was found to be maturing and well-functioning. The Orion Registrar, Inc. auditor, Mr. Steve McKee, identified no minor, or major, findings relating to Hilomast’s QMS audit!   Mr. Steve McKee shared that Hilomast, LLC was “exceptional” with its Management Review Meeting process and documentation! This accolade was emphasized as something the auditor has seldom, if ever, seen previously! Congratulations to Hilomast, LLC!

2020-01-20T09:31:08+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast Sponsors and Attends the 2019 VMA Inaugural Robot Brawl

The Volusia Manufacturer’s Association (VMA) invited Hilomast, LLC to serve as a “Manufacturer School Sponsor” for this year’s inaugural robotics competition event.  What was Hilomast’s answer, you ask. “Well, of course we will! Creating things is what we do!” So, who better than Hilomast, LLC to encourage the next generation of manufacturers and inventors?   Hilomast was proud to sponsor the Pine Ridge High School Robotics Team.    This year’s VMA Robot Brawl was a huge success!  And, as an added bonus, the high school robotics team that Hilomast sponsored came in first place this year!  Among the robotics teams represented, there were various weight classes battling in separate categories.  When the 15-pounders battled, the Pine Ridge High School Advanced Manufacturing Academy, Team Murloc, sponsored by Hilomast, took first, defeating New Smyrna Beach High School’s Engineering Academy’s Gyro team in the final battle. Congratulations to all of the participants who earned scholarship money as well as other prizes and awards.  The First-place winners walked away with a cool USD$1,000.00 for their team!  Nine schools, thirty-one robots, one hundred and ten students attired in the blue Robot Brawl t-shirts, four judges, and some 1000 spectators came out to the event [...]

2019-10-30T12:00:10+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast Representatives to Visit SMC, Ltd. in England

Hilomast General Manager, Bruce Sousa, and Project Engineer, Jim Brown, have been invited to meet with our SMC, Ltd. Team in England! The Hilomast team's trip will take place in May, 2019 with the formal meetings taking place between May 7-9, 2019. Discussions will encompass many topics including, but not limited to, ways in which to enhance mutually-rewarding and cooperative efforts.     

2019-05-08T08:36:47+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast Again Sponsors and Attends the VMA Golf Tournament!

May 3rd, 2019 Hilomast attended, for the second year in-a-row, the VMA Golf Tournament.  Hilomast is a member of the Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA).  Hilomast General Manager, Bruce Sousa, is on the VMA Golf Tournament Committee. Some of the proceeds from this golf tournament go towards scholarships for the education of local students. This year, Hilomast will “host” the Hospitality Hole #7 on the Hills course. Hilomast also had a roulette wheel on-hand at the Hilomast hosted tent to provide golfers a bit-of-fun and the opportunity to win give-aways! Every year, this popular fund-raising event sells out quickly!  

2019-05-08T11:06:47+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast Attends the Border Security Conference in Texas.

Hilomast General Manager, Bruce Sousa attended the Border Security Conference in Texas. The conference took place during the week of 25-29 March, 2019.  This year, Hilomast displayed the Swift mast as well as the foldable RDU MSM systems. The “Owl” camera was mounted to the foldable RDU MSM mast system and was demonstrated for visitors of the Hilomast booth.   

2019-05-01T09:00:09+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast Attends the Tokyo Security Show.

Hilomast General Manager, Bruce Sousa, travelled to Japan to meet with our Yuasa partners in Tokyo for the annual Tokyo Security Show.  The Tokyo Security Show took place during the week of 4-8 March, 2019.  SMC, Ltd. Managing Director, Rob Haslett, also attended the security show.  While there, Bruce and Rob were provided a host-guided tour of Yuasa Company, Ltd.'s Mitsu Mast Facility in Okayama-city, one of Yuasa Company Ltd’s factories. The Yuasa Team hosts provided many culturally-enriching opportunities for Bruce and Rob; and, a good time was had by all!  

2019-05-01T08:55:59+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

New Hire at Hilomast!

Hilomast is proud to announce that Nicholas Smolen has joined the Hilomast manufacturing team as a mast fitter. "Nick" was found to be the best-qualified from a pool of over 200 applicants! Nick has already proven to be a very capable worker! Hilomast welcomes Nick to the Hilomast team and wishes him all the best in his new career.   

2019-05-01T08:43:29+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast to Attend the Border Security Expo 2019 in San Antonio, Texas

Hilomast will be presenting at the Border Security Expo 2019!  The Border Security Expo will take place March 26-27, 2019 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Border Security Expo is known for exhibitors who possess expert insights, perform best practices, and possess the latest security technologies!   Please visit Hilomast at the Border Security Expo, March 26-27, 2019! Hilomast will be presenting at Booth #625 .    For an interactive floorplan and to locate Hilomast at Booth #625, please visit… https://www.expocad.com/host/fx/clarion/19bse/exfx.html#floorplan Hilomast looks forward to seeing you there! 

2019-02-25T12:03:16+00:00By |Categories: Misc|Tags: |0 Comments

Hilomast, LLC to Attend Security Show 2019 in Tokyo, Japan

Hilomast, LLC will attend the Security Show 2019 (The 27th Edition) between March 5-8, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.    SMC, Ltd. will be supporting Hilomast, LLC at this trade show being held at Tokyo Big Sight.   Yuasa Co., Ltd. will be hosting both Hilomast, LLC's General Manager, Bruce Sousa, and SMC, Ltd.'s Managing Director, Rob Haslett.          The Security Show 2019 (The 27th Edition) will run from Mar. 5, 2019 [Tue]~Mar. 8, 2019 [Fri].   Type: Trade/Public Area : EAST7・8 Times : 10:00-17:00 Admission Fee : ¥3000 (Free if registered in advance)

2019-02-25T11:53:09+00:00By |Categories: Mast Systems, Misc|Tags: |0 Comments
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