C. Blair Ives, Jr., 77

Former president of ISA Philadelphia Section and ISA national

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C. Blair Ives, Jr.

Ives, of Bryn Mawr, died March 10, 2012 at his home. He was born August 25, 1934, in Brockton, Massachusetts, the son of the late Clifford B. Ives and Evelyn Pollard. He was the oldest of three siblings including his brother Robert Ives and his sister Margaret (Ives) Ward.

He graduated from Lafayette College in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He remains a member of the Marquis Society of Lafayette. On October 29, 1960, he married Mary Lynne Grove in St. David’s, Pennsylvania.

He worked for Moore Products for three years until 1960, when Blair joined the Ives Equipment Corporation which had been started by his father in Narberth, Pennsylvania. Upon the death of his father, Blair became President in 1970. The company was moved to King of Prussia, PA in 1979 where it remains today. Under his leadership, the company grew from approximately 20 employees to an excess of 100.
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ISPE Delaware Valley Chapter cordially invites you to their March Education Event:

ISPE/ASME Cross-industry Energy Savings Perspectives

March 28 – 5:30 – 9:00 pm

The ISPE-DVC Education Committee is holding their March Education Session in conjunction with ASME to provide a cross-industry perspective on Energy Savings.  The session will be held at The Center of Engineering Education and Research – CEER at Villanova University on Wednesday, March 28, and it will run from 5:30-9:00pm.

A light dinner will be provided.  Topics will focus on energy savings from the perspective of in the food industry, the lighting industry, and the steam/heating industry.

DVC plans to assist companies with employee training during the economic downturn, as well as training for Students and Young Professionals, by offering monthly education sessions at a reduced price of $40 for members and $60 for non-members.

As with the monthly Program Meetings, students and faculty from local universities can attend free of charge.  Additionally,   this session will be worth 3 PDHs to PA PEs.

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INVITATION TO ISPE’s Exhibition Night at The Ballpark!

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All Philadelphia ISA Section members are cordially invited to attend the Delaware Valley ISPE Society 22nd Annual Exhibition Night at the home of the Phillies, Citizen’s Bank Park.

Please register in advance and follow the link www.ispe-dvc.org/201202pm.html for detailed information.

Space is still available if your company wants to exhibit as well. Don’t miss this signature event!
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Your Section & The Philadelphia Future City Competition

Future Cities Members of our Executive Board (the wise men) have made the ISA Philadelphia Section a bronze sponsor of the Philadelphia Future City Competition.
A National Engineers Week Program, the competition provides a fun and exciting educational engineering experience for middle school students. The competition combines a stimulating engineering challenge with a “hands-on” application.

The students present their vision of a city of the future using the SIM City software program. Continue reading