December 2016 Newsletter



The December 2016 Action-Mechanical Inc. e-Newsletter is a service provided by an Internet magic that we cannot quite explain, but are happy it exists. Also, with help from The Richland Group in Fort Smith. Enjoy.

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December 2016 eNewsletter

Safety today means Action tomorrow!

Project News

New Projects

Arkansas Urology – Ambulatory Surgery Center
Location: Little Rock, AR
Start Date: December 2016
Estimated Completion Date: August 2017

Acadia Behavioral Health
Location: Conway AR starting
Start Date: January 2017
Estimated Completion Date: October 2017

Recently Completed Projects

Sam’s Club #4749
Location: Conway, AR


Employee News

Congratulations to Makala DeBoard on shooting this 7-point buck!

New HR Assistant Manager

Meet Robin Austin, HR Assistant Manager. Robin came on board October 5, 2016 and is located in the Barling office. She will be working in the HR areas of hiring, updating employee info, benefits open enrollment, tracking employee licenses, training and company assets. You can contact her at the Barling office 479-452-5723, or on her Action Cell 479-353-1179. Email is

401K Open Enrollment

December is the month to enroll in 401K or make changes to your current 401K. The effective date is 1-1-17.

Email Jan Shamp at for the forms. You must be 18 years old and employed by Action for 6 full months. Action matches every dollar you contribute at 40%!

401K Changes:
Would you like to increase or decrease the amount contributed? Do you need to update your address or Beneficiaries? Call Jan at 479-452-5723 if you have questions.

Safe Driver Winners

The following employees were awarded $100 prizes for being our Safe Driver winners!

July Winner
Bobby Cupp

August Winner
Jason Deblock

September Winner
Cory Collins

PTO Requests on Kronos

You can use your Iphone, Ipad, or computer to request time off now, using the Kronos app. Contact your foremen, PM, or Robin in HR if you need help with this.

Employee Suggestions

In an ongoing effort to improve our company and our employees, Action Mechanical encourages you to participate in an Employee Suggestion Form. This form is open to all employees and can be submitted quarterly. This provides you the opportunity to improve and benefit our company and customers.

Suggestions that identify specific problems or opportunities and propose suitable solutions to enhance Action Mechanical’s efficiency and effectiveness will be provided cash awards. Cash awards will be authorized each quarter for employees who’s ideas are adopted and implemented or result in measurable dollar savings.

Cash awards are based on the best idea each quarter. The winner will receive $500. An employee suggestion form is attached for your use. Upon completion of this form, please submit to the following: or

We look forward to your participation in this program and the success we anticipate it will bring.

Employee Suggestion Form

Family Scholarship Program

Action, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Follow the links below for additional scholarship information and scholarship application form.

This program will end 12/31/16.

Family Scholarship Program Information
Family Scholarship Application

Quarterly Safety Meeting

The next Quarterly Committee Meeting will be held January 16, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. in the Barling office.


Arial Lift, Fall protection training is on December 14, 2016, in Bristow, OK. Contact John Kennedy for more information.

Click here for a list of birthdays for this quarter!




Action, Inc. 1308 Church Street
Barling, AR 72923

Action, Inc. 18 Collins Industrial Place
Maumelle, AR 72113

Action, Inc. 710 Industrial
Road Bristow, OK 74010

Action, Inc. 105 County Road 402
Jonesboro, AR 501-607-3136



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