Tri-State Chapter News


Tri-State Chapter is off to a great fall start. On September 7th a well attended picnic was held at Myrick Park in LaCrosse. October 5th provided a very interesting tour of the Gold’n Plump processing plant in Arcadia. Ken Melvin, Airgas, and Tri-State Chapter President will host the November 2nd meeting featuring Charlie Davis, Anixter, discussing developments in structured cabling. The year will end with our Christmas Party in December which is currently being planned.

Contact Jeff Butteris at


Join us for the Octoberfest in LaCrosse, WI. Things are bigger and better than ever!

The Tri-State Chapter of the International Maintenance Institute (IMI) invites you to join us on Thursday, October 12, 2000 for our fifth Maintenance and Engineering Exposition at the “Newly Expanded” LaCrosse Center in downtown LaCrosse, WI. The Show will run from 9:30 A.M. to 6:00 PP. We have over 130 booths available and will make every attempt to satisfy your location preferences based on previous participation and early registration. All you need to do to be part of this event is to contact of the Trade Show Committee members listed.

AAron Dolney
(715) 381-8494

Jim Bansemer
(715) 835-1937

Dave Johnson

Carl Lange
(715) 289-3310



The Tri-State Chapter is located in La Crosse, Wisconsin and was chartered in October of 1990. The current membership is at 64 members.

Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month January – May and September – December. This year’s meeting program includes Internet workshops, plant tours and other educational and social events. Guests and new members are always welcome. Contact Jeff Butteris at (608)785-9469 email or Carl Lange at for additional information.