With the new year comes many new opportunities and changes. This statement couldn’t be more true when it comes to the dangerous goods (hazmat) transportation regulations. Now is the ideal time to ensure you and your employees are current regarding training for the transportation of dangerous goods. Viking specializes in training for all modes of transportation. Whether you ship air, ocean, rail, or over the road, you can rely on Viking’s knowledge and vast experience to make sure you are prepared to ship your products safely and in compliance with all of the regulations pertaining to your shipments. We offer training classes specializing in 49 CFR, IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, ICAO Technical Instructions, and the IMDG Code, as well as function specific courses customized to fit your specific needs. For more information regarding our training programs, please click here.
Viking is excited to announce and welcome a new member to our hazmat team. Les Adolph has joined Viking Packing Specialist and brings with him over 35 years of experience in the hazardous materials transportation industry. Les is very well known and respected in the hazmat world, especially among those in the airline industry, and we are all very excited to have him join us! He will be our liaison to government affairs, and will also head our dangerous goods consulting division. Give us a call today to schedule a meeting to discuss your consulting and compliance needs at 1-800-788-8525.
Viking’s newest container to pass the fire penetration and the heat soak testing is small, durable, and very lightweight!
Standard current sizes are designed to ship from 1 to 12 oxygen generators, 2 PBE’s and various sizes of PSU panels. We are also capable of creating custom sizes to fit all of your oxygen generator shipping needs. These containers are lightweight and can be printed with your logos and all required HazMat labels and markings.
Call 800-788-8525 for details
Bombardier, Inc. has recently agreed to a sale of 275 Challenger business jets to NetJets, Inc. This is the largest Challenger jet and business aircraft order in Bombardier’s history, with an aftermarket agreement to cover a term of up to 15 years! Congratulations Bombardier on this excellent news!
Viking Packing Specialist recently participated in the 15<sup>th</sup> Annual American Eagle Charity Golf Tournament as a Platinum Sponsor. This year’s event was held on May 10<sup>th</sup>, 2012 at the Trophy Club Country Club near Dallas Fort Worth, Texas. Over 440 players participated in this wonderful event, of which Viking Packing had 8 of our own players in attendance. Everyone had a great time supporting this amazing cause. Several charities benefited from this event, including The Susan G. Komen Foundation and Wounded Warriors. We were very delighted for the opportunity to support such a cause and look forward to many more events such as this in the future.
A very special thank you to Jack Badgero and his team for the invitation as well as all the hard work in putting together such a wonderful event. We are certain we can speak for the other players and especially the charities in saying; Great Job Guys!
The COSTHA Annual Forum is a unique opportunity to network with HazMat professionals, sharpen skills and increase knowledge.
- Network with Industry Leaders, Regulators, and other HazMat Professionals
- Share Best Practices with other HazMat professionals
- Learn, Explore and Exchange Ideas
- Obtain Domestic and International Regulatory Updates
- Benefit from Hazardous Materials Training provided by Leading Experts in the field that will help you meet the regulatory requirements
- Review Exhibits of the latest Technology and Regulatory Compliance Publications, Products, and Services
- Avoid costly fines and save money with advance notification of changes to domestic and international regulations
This year’s event will be held on April 22 – 26, 2012 at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah, Georgia.
For more information, click here
Viking has passed the HM-224B fire penetration and the heat soak testing.
We are now offering containers for both Oxygen Cylinders and Oxygen Generators. These containers are lightweight and can be printed with your logos and all required HazMat labels.
Call 800-788-8525 for details.
The International Sites and Spills Expo — Cleaning Up Your World, the first event of its kind to combine hazardous materials management and site remediation with the common threads of cleanup and sustainability, will be November 3-4, 2011 at the International Centre, near Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On November 2, the day before the event, the expo will hold two workshops from 1-4 p.m. One workshop will focus on HazMat response training, and the other will focus on Phase I Site Condition Requirements. The workshops are available for $149 each.
For more information about the expo, <a href=”http://www.sitesandspills.com/” target=”_blank”>click here.</a>
We have just acquired an additional 63,000 square feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing space in Tulsa’s Port of Catoosa. We now have three Tulsa locations and a total of over 120,000 square feet of space as well as over 10 acres of outside storage capacity. With our addition, we have also added 4 overhead cranes and another half dozen pieces of heavy equipment for handling your goods.
This capacity gives us exciting new service capabilities in addition to crating. We are able to dedicate inside and outside storage managed by our people for your convenience. Call for details: (800) 788-8525.