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Fulton Releases the FBX Flexible Watertube Boiler

Fulton has released the FBX watertube boiler!

Available with hot water, low and high pressure steam standard designs up to 800BHP the FBX can meet a wide variety of industrial and commercial application requirements.

All FBX boilers are factory packaged with and integrated boiler, burner, and control package configured to meet virtually any customer requirement. Featuring

best in class efficiency, capable of meeting all emissions standards. Steam models are available in 1,000 – 30,000 lbs/hr output. Hot water models are available from 1MM – 32MM Btu/HR.

The FBX can be run on natural gas, dual fuel, propane, #2 fuel oil, and bio-fuel.

Raven Supply is proud to represent Futlon in BC & the Yukon, since 2014.

National Random Acts of Light Day!

Today is National Random Acts of Light day, oftentimes it takes just one gentle word or small token to help overcome darkness. On June 13th, National Random Acts of Light Day encourages us to bring light to the darkness of cancer by suprising someone with an act of kindness.

The Raven Team took part in supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s innitiative by spreading light in the following ways!

Jessica donated blood, Merinda donated to the foodbank, Linna treated exceptional customer service with a gift card, Allan, Ashley & Brian donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

This month is national cancer survivor month, Subaru is generously matching all donations throughout the month of June. You can find more info on the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s website here.

https://www.lls.org/

Raven Supplies Custom Tank Solutions

Raven has been proud to represent Niles since 2013, since then we’ve provided over 280 custom tank solutions on a variety of projects including: Highland Valley Copper, Penticton Hatchery, UBC, UBCO,

Tanks installed by Total Energy Systems Ltd. in the underground parkade at the Hyatt Regency, rated for 300 psi to support the high-rise building above.

Olympic Station, Hyatt Regency, Royal Inland Hospital and more!

Niles provides custom tanks in 316L passivated stainless steel or Duplex stainless steel with Ultonium glass lining, bare, or Defender epoxy interior. And range in sizes from 210 to 6,000 gallons.

Tanks can be delivered bare, jacketed and insulated of our spray on R-16 top coat insulation which is ideal for outdoor applications.

Anodes are your first line of defense against corrosion in glass lined hot water storage tanks. Failure to inspect and replace the consumable anodes jeopardizes the longevity of the vessel and nullifies the vessel warranty. Ask about our powered anodes and virtually eliminate the need for anode maintenance!

Did you know Niles stocks standard storage and buffer tanks in Niles, MI? Available for quick delivery, with BC CRN’s, perfect for your next retrofit or tight project timeline!

Contact Raven, your local Niles Representative!

 

Celebrating 10 years with Raven Supply!

 

Please join us in congratulating Ashley Bouchard on her 10 year anniversary with Raven Supply.

 

As a sales manager for a local freight company, Ashley cold called on Raven in January of 2012. Sometimes small decisions can impact ones’ life immensely. After setting up a freight account, we saw Ashley periodically and realized quickly that the future looked very bright for her. In 2012, Raven decided to hire its first project manager to help Bennett and Brian. We thought of Ashley, how she could fit into the company and decided to send the job description to her. After turning down our offer initially, Ashley approached us a few weeks later and started with Raven on April 12th, 2012.

The 10 years at Raven have been a virtual whirlwind of activity. In addition to her daily responsibilities, Ashley has taken Project Management as well as Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Business Management at Langara College plus Human Resource Management at BCIT.

With her ability to m

eet with contractors, vendors, consulting engineers and end users, Ashley can always be counted on in times of need. The results are evident, as Raven continues to grow year over year. In August of 2016, Ashley was promoted to general manger, responsible for all daily activities, human resources and business operations. 

In October 2016 Ashley became a partner in the ownership group controlling Raven Supply. She is a true role model for young women contemplating entering the construction industry, whether in the trades, the consulting field or the sales and administration side. With her superb people skills, As

hley has assembled the current Raven Team, which continues to thrive in a very competitive marketplace.

 

The  Raven Team would like to say a big Thank You for dropping in for that interview back in 2012. Without that decision, the Raven Team would be much different today, probably much smaller, less capable, with the company representing far fewer vendors.

With your leadership skills and business acumen, we know you will be up for the challenges of the future. Congratulations on all that you have accomplished in the past 10 years. How time flies when you are having fun!

Raven Supply Sets Goal to Fundraise 50 Girls Scholarships in Laos

Girl student walking to schoolRaven Supply has set a goal this year to fundraise $20,000 to provide girls in Laos with scholarships. Through the global education non-profit Room to Read, the funds will support and mentor 50 girls in country to stay in school.

We chose to benefit the country of Laos based on their considerable needs. Although primary and secondary schools in Laos are free and literary rates are rising, many schools lack appropriate reading materials, quality classrooms and have limited training for teachers.

Laos is a relatively small nation with the youngest population of any country in Asia; half the population is under the age of 18 years. Furthermore, 64% live in rural areas where poverty is concentrated and schools are difficult to reach, with many children having to walk long distances to attend class. Schools in these areas may lack infrastructure such as roads, electricity and sanitation.

Students reading in front of classroomIt is also an immensely diverse country, with an estimated 237 ethnic groups and over 80 languages spoken. Children of ethnic minority groups who do not speak Lao at home face a language barrier in the classroom and can struggle to stay in school, especially those living in rural areas.

Girls are at a higher risk of not finishing their education. They can experience pressure to marry early or to help with household duties rather than attend school. Nine percent of girls are married before the age of 15 and 35% before the age of 18. In the population over the age of 15, the literacy rate for women and girls is 10% lower than their male counterparts.

Girl studying with familyRoom to Read works with the Laotian government to improve infrastructure, provide access to quality learning materials and support students in underserved communities who are at the greatest risk of dropping out of school. More than 600,000 children in country to date have benefited from their Literacy and Girls’ Education Programs.

Despite ongoing health outbreaks and intermittent school closures during the pandemic, they continue to support students in their Girls’ Education Program. In 2020, over 5,000 individual remote mentoring sessions were delivered, and over 470 girls received direct messages in support of their education goals. By the end of the year, 96.5% of program participants had returned to school.

Girl student in fieldIn 2021, they provided individual and group mentorship through both online sessions and at home visits. Through these efforts, Room to Read learned that many Girls’ Education Program participants experience risk factors for not returning to school, including poverty, pressure to perform paid labour and pressure to pursue marriage.

Raven Supply is aspiring to provide 50 girls in Laos with the opportunity to complete their secondary education. We know that girls who complete secondary school are more likely to have smaller and healthier families, earn more income and educate their children—thereby ending the cycle of poverty.

Since 2013, Raven Supply has been a proud supporter of Room to Read. We do this with the generous help of our friends and vendors; for every discount that we receive from a vendor, we match it dollar to dollar in a donation. We also match donations made by our customers. Over the years, we have contributed over $250,000 to fund education projects across several developing countries. You can learn more about our work with Room to Read here.

Linna Luu P.Eng. celebrates 5 years with Raven Supply

Please join us in congratulating Linna Luu on her 5 year anniversary with Raven Supply!

Linna moved from Edmonton and joined the Raven Team in 2016  as an Inside Sales Engineer. She began her career focusing on venting sales. Now, Linna has taken on the role of Project Engineer and primarily works with our Boiler and Tank product lines. She is well known by our partners for her friendly demeanor, attention to detail, and professionalism.

Linna takes great pride in her work, ensuring each job is executed to perfection from estimation to equipment commissioning. If you’ve been involved in a project with Linna, you’ve likely experienced this exceptional quality on multiple occasions.

The Raven Team would like to say a big THANK YOU for choosing to be a part of the Raven Team for 5 great years. You’re a true professional and a pleasure to work alongside.

We can’t wait to see what the future holds, congratulations on all you have accomplished; getting your P.Eng., endless successful projects, and becoming a true industry pacesetter.

Welcome to the team Jessica!

The Raven Team is happy to welcome Jessica Hendrawan as Accountant and Office Administrator.

Jessica joined the Team in February of 2022, she has a variety of responsibilities from answering the phones, ordering equipment, coordinating freight, paying vendors, monitoring financials, and more! Jessica has a degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting from Douglas College. Her education and experience have proven to be a great asset to the Raven Team.

Jessica moved with her family to Canada in 2004 from Indonesia and has resided in Surrey ever since. She enjoys exploring the Lower Mainland and plans to continue to explore all that Canada has to offer.

If you know of any local must-see spots be sure to mention them to Jessica next time you call Raven.

Welcome to the team Jessica, we can’t wait to see everything you will accomplish!