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New Advancements in Wet & Dry Systems with Viking & AGF
April 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Join Joshua Overholt of Viking and Jim McHugh of AGF Manufacturing as they share new advancements in both wet and dry fire sprinkler systems.
Joshua Overholt is a multi-certified fire protection professional who works for the Viking Corporation as Senior Technical Training Specialist. With over 26 years in the fire protection industry, beginning his career in the fire service as a 2nd generation firefighter, Joshua transitioned his passion into a career and promoted through the ranks working as the Chief Fire Marshal. In that role, as Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), Joshua conducted origin and cause investigations, fire protection system plan reviews, and supervised commissioning of new fire protection systems. Joshua earned his master’s degree in Emergency Services Management from Columbia Southern University and holds an undergraduate degree in Fire Science.
Jim McHugh and his family have been involved in the Fire Sprinkler industry since the founding of AGF, and the introduction of the AGF TESTANDRAIN® valve. Currently serving as President of AGF Manufacturing Inc., Jim is responsible for the development, introduction, and manufacture of specialized valves and unique products specifically designed for the Fire Sprinkler industry. He is a member of NFSA, NFPA, SFPE, ASPE, and AFSA. Jim also serves on the Membership Committee for NFSA and the Manufacturers / Suppliers Council for AFSA. Jim is a strong proponent of domestic manufacturing, and looks forward to serving the Fire Sprinkler industry and continuing the tradition of service started by his father, George McHugh III.