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March 2018 eNewsletter

Safety today means Action tomorrow!

Employee News

Congratulations, Johnson Family!

Welcome, Sunny Ray Johnson!

Sunny Ray Johnson born 3/1/2018 10:14 am, 5lbs-11ozs. 17 inches long, to Morgan and Hope Johnson of Charleston, AR. Hope is the granddaughter to Dan and Mary Jane Cibik. Sunny is the first great grandson to Dan and Mary Jane Cibik of Branch, AR. John Cibik is now a Granduncle and Cody Bolin is his Uncle. Mom and baby are doing well.

Congratulations, Chris!
Action, Inc. Employee of the Quarter

Chris French
Hire Date: 04/29/2014

Chris has taken personal responsibility for the stadium project. He works well as a supervisor or working under others and has worked long hours and odd hours as required without complaint. Chris has been a good leader and teacher.

Has stepped up and goes beyond for the project. Took the lead for our JBU student as well.

Chris is a very good employee , one of those you wish you could clone Love to have 10 more just like him.

Glatfelter, Project Stork
Action, Inc. Job of the Quarter

Glatfelter Ft. Smith is an existing 200,000 sq. ft. Mitsubishi building located at Chaffee Crossing. The existing building is being retrofitted by Glatfelter to meet their needs. Glatfelter is a domestic and international paper manufacture. The Fort Smith plant will create 83 high-skilled jobs. Action is under contract for $5.4 million.

General Contractor: Glatfelter
Architect/Engineers: Cromwell
Project Start Date: 12-22-2016
Project End Date: 12-1-2017

Systems Include:

  • Condensing Water
  • Process Chill Water
  • Heating Water
  • RO Water
  • Process Water
  • Domestic Water
  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Condensate Piping
  • Natural Gas & Compressed Air


  • Concrete
  • SSI, Insulation
  • Pro Insulation, Steel/Crane
  • Holmes Erecting, Utilities
  • AJ Greenwood, Core Drilling
  • Any Concrete Cutting, Excavation
  • Hightower Construction & Duct
  • ECS

Andy Moreton, Project Manager

Errick Ellington, Foreman

Booneville High School Tour

On January 24, 2018, Booneville High School’s welding class and instructor, principal, superintendent, and counselor came to our Barling facility to learn firsthand about our Apprenticeship Program and what we do at Action, Inc.

Booneville High School is the first of many schools that will bring juniors and seniors to our facility and will hopefully begin a joint partnership in our Apprenticeship Program. We look forward to many years of working with Booneville High School and their students.

Walnut Ridge High School Career Fair

On Thursday, February 15, Trent Keller, Project Manager, and Robin Austin, Assistant HR Manager, attended the Walnut Ridge High School Career Fair. More than 350 students came thru Action’s booth and asked and learned about what we do at Action, Inc., and our Apprenticeship Program. It was a great time and the students had a blast!

Trent Keller, Project Manager, and Debby Findley, School Counselor, pictured from left to right.

Indian Capital Technology Center

On Wednesday, February 21, Indian Capital Technology Center (ICTC) located in Oklahoma, brought some interested students and student body to see our facility and learn more about our Apprenticeship Program. ICTC is a VO-Tech School that includes classes for HVAC, welding, construction trades, and plumbing. Students from Sallisaw, Muldrow, Roland, Central, Vian, and Gans High Schools may attend ICTC. It was a great time and the students asked a lot of good questions and learned a lot. We hope to see these students after graduation!

John Brown University

On Friday February 16th Alan Wright  owner and president of Action along with John Kennedy the safety director attended the John Brown University Engineering and Construction Management - Company Visit Day in Siloam Springs Arkansas. They met with several students from the college and discussed opportunities with the company and talked about the ever-changing construction atmosphere. Lunch was provided and a fun time was had by all.

Westside High School Career Fair

Trent Keller, Project Manager in Jonesboro and Robin Austin, HR Assistant Manager spent the day at Westside High School, located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Approximately 700 students attended the Career Fair, asking questions and learning about our Apprenticeship Program and what it's like to work at Action, Inc. Good times were had by all! We're looking forward to next year's event!

Hartford High School

On March 6, 2018, the Ag Mechanics from Hartford High School, came to Action, Inc. They got to take a tour, learn about our Apprenticeship Program, see what we do at Action, Inc., and what it's like to work for us. Everyone had a great time and asked a lot of good questions!

Siloam Springs High School

On February 28, 2018, Jason Jones, principal of Siloam Springs HS, brought interested juniors and seniors from their Industrial Maintenance Program, to see what we do and how we do it! 
The kids also learned all about our Apprenticeship Program and what it could mean for their future!
Action has been invited to see their High School and how their program works.

Thanks for coming to see us at Action, Inc., and we look forward to visiting their High School.

Visit our website to learn about our
Apprenticeship Program!

Safety Training Videos

The Action Safety Training Videos are now on the company website! You can access this page by scrolling down to the footer of the website and clicking the link “HR Videos” or follow the link below.

Safety Training Videos

Employee Suggestions

In an ongoing effort to improve our company and our employees, Action Mechanical encourages you to participate in an Employee Suggestion Form. This form is open to all employees and can be submitted quarterly. This provides you the opportunity to improve and benefit our company and customers.

Suggestions that identify specific problems or opportunities and propose suitable solutions to enhance Action Mechanical’s efficiency and effectiveness will be provided cash awards. Cash awards will be authorized each quarter for employees who’s ideas are adopted and implemented or result in measurable dollar savings.

Cash awards are based on the best idea each quarter. The winner will receive $500. An employee suggestion form is attached for your use. Upon completion of this form, please submit to the following:
awright@action-mechanical.com or celliott@action-mechanical.com.

We look forward to your participation in this program and the success we anticipate it will bring.

Employee Suggestion Form

Family Scholarship Program

Action, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Follow the links below for additional scholarship information and scholarship application form.

Family Scholarship Program Information
Family Scholarship Application

Click here for a list of birthdays for this quarter!

Action, Inc. 1308 Church Street
Barling, AR 72923

Action, Inc. 18 Collins Industrial Place
Maumelle, AR 72113

Action, Inc. 710 Industrial
Road Bristow, OK 74010

Action, Inc. 105 County Road 402
Jonesboro, AR 501-607-3136


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