Upcoming Events


November 2014

Senior Group Combo Dinner/Plant Tour Event 

Thursday, November 20th 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Stainless Valve Company – Monroe, N.C.

We will meet at Fuddruckers for a dinner and brief presentation by Dirk A. Lindenbeck, Chairman of the Board of Stainless Valve Company

Directions (Located on Hwy. 51 in Matthews) after the presentation we will drive to the plant (about 15 minute drive) There is no charge for this Event (each person will order from the menu at Fuddruckers and pay your own tab.)

Stainless Valve Company

4811 Persimmon Court 

Monroe, NC 28110, USA

Phone: 1-704-231-4148


Stainless Valve Co. has been designing and manufacturing quality valves for over 33 years.
(Slide gate valves, O-port gate valves or through port valves). 

Used by Pulp Manufactures, Biomass Industry, Chemical Industry, Food Industry, Power Generation, Mining Industry and others.

Supply machined components, small and large specialty machine parts, assemblies, and electric automation controls.


(must have a headcount, cut-off noon November 19th )

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Events Calendar for 2014 – 2015 Calendar Year

(Speakers, Topics, Plant Tours will be announced)

Senior Group Spouse Night Dinner Event

Thursday, December 11th

Senior Group Dinner Event
Thursday, January 15th

National Engineers Week
Senior Group Dinner Event
Thursday, February 26th

Senior Group Dinner Event
Thursday, March 19th

Senior Group Plant Tour Event
Thursday, April 16th

Senior Group Dinner Event
Thursday,May 21st

Awards Night
Senior Group Dinner Event
Thursday, June 18th










Past Events

  • Thursday, October 16th

    Joel Olsen

    President 02 Energies, Inc.


    17 registered plus several late attendees joined together to hear a Guest Speaker Samantha Abt-Bumgarner, Program Director UNC Charlotte | Extended Academic Programs speak about the opportunities for Professionals to attend classes and obtain PDH credits for certification. One additional benefit to ASME Members is that you get a discount.

    The next Group from the Student Section of UNCC lead by John Holloway – HPV Project Leader Olsen, President of 02spoke about the progress of their HPV (Human Powered Vehicle) and their goals for this year’s competition of placing 3rd. That will be up from 15th last year. They seek additional support from the Senior Section not only financially but in mentors and industry support.

    Our Main Speaker was Joel Olsen, President of 02 Energies, Inc. Joel spoke about the concept of his idea of solar farms, their involvement with the state and national government agencies who are involved in alternate energy concepts. The size and output of their Soar Farms and the technology behind the manufacturing, installation and benefits of the farms. What does the future hold for such source of alternate energy? Only more growth as technology changes and demands increase.

    Click on the link below to visit our Dinner Events, Plant Tours for 2013 – 2014.

    Dinner Events and Plant Tours of 2013 – 2014 Calendar Year Brochure










Professional Development


     Piedmont-Carolina ASME in promoting Professional Development

    is sponsoring PDH qualified courses for Engineers at the Extended Academic Program of UNCC.

    You will find more information at http://continuinged.uncc.edu/aboutus/

    As an additional benefit to ASME Members you’ll receive a 15% discount if you’re a member of ASME and you register 2 or more weeks in advance.

    Just present your ASME Membership card with your membership number.