FREDERICA, Del., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover, the leader in flexible systems for critical applications, announced today that Jon Hinkle, P.E., CFM, Sr. design engineer, Jenna Matthews, CFM, design engineer and Jeff Roushey, P.E., CFM, product engineer, are now certified by the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM). ASFPM has established a national program for certifying floodplain managers, which recognizes continuing education and professional development that enhances the knowledge and performance of local, state, federal, and private-sector floodplain management professionals.
For more than a decade, ILC Dover has recognized the need for real-world solutions to alleviate the cycle of damage-rebuild-damage caused by flooding, and its negative drain on the nation's human, financial, and natural resources. Its Stored at the Point of Use Flex-Wall™ and Flex-Gate™ systems, distributed by its partner, Smart Vent Products, are quickly deployable and protect against flood levels from a few feet to more than 30 feet. ILC Dover's newest Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM) will join Smart Vent Products' team of twenty CFM to form one of the most experienced and skilled floodplain design and management groups in the country. ILC flood barrier systems are currently being installed by New York City Transit and a major electrical utility to address subway and power generation facility flood protection needs.
"We feel this certification is critical for our technical staff so we can provide our customers with the best solutions to meet their dry flood protection needs," said Brad Walters, general manager, Infrastructure Protection Division, ILC Dover.
ILC Dover's Certified Floodplain Managers will:
- Work with clients so they better understand codes, FEMA, and NFIP implications to their facilities
- Support recommendation of best practices for selection of appropriate dry flood protection systems
- Mitigate long term flood impact risks to the Client's facility and business operations
About ILC DOVER LP
ILC Dover is a world leader in the innovative design and production of engineered products employing high-performance flexible materials. Since 1947, ILC has provided engineered solutions to complex customer problems. Known for the production of space suits for NASA, we leverage our vast materials, engineering, process, and design experience to create high performance systems for a wide range of industries.
Our international engineering and production facilities, coupled with a network of global representatives, support customer needs around the world. Behrman Capital is the majority shareholder of ILC Dover.
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