2023 WAHMR Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors



Our mission is simple:

Provide skills training that leads to safe, meaningful employment while helping companies and communities to thrive.

Our Vision is for everyone to reach their career potential, work safely and build a good life.



Bay West

Bay West began over 45 years ago as a Duluth, Minnesota-based environmental consulting firm.  We started out providing supplies and services to the mining and transportation industries of the Western Great Lakes region. We’ve since grown into a nationally recognized environmental consulting and remediation company. Our customers know us for our attention to detail, safety record, highly skilled staff, and rapid response capabilities. Today, headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, Bay West is led by a multidisciplinary group of professionals.

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Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a global leader in connected safety that helps to ensure every worker gets their job done and returns home safe each day. Blackline designs and delivers leading cloud-connected software and data analytics to support our industrial personal safety and area gas monitoring solutions deployed in over 100 countries around the world. Our advanced analytics keep everyone informed in real-time, constantly connected with each other, and with live monitoring personnel.


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BuxusTM, Latin for “pipe,” is a new mobile application designed to provide critical information on pipelines around the clock and regardless of having cell phone or Wi-Fi coverage. The idea is to immediately provide the information needed by key stakeholders at the touch of a button before and during a pipeline emergency, regardless of whether or not an in-person meeting has occurred.

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Clarey's Safety Equipment

In the early 1960’s Donovan Clarey served as a Volunteer Fireman for the Rochester Rural Fire Department in Minnesota when he decided to sell fire equipment and safety supplies as a part time job out of his garage. In the late 1980’s Clarey’s made a large transition by adding first aid and industrial safety equipment and training on top of the fire equipment and safety supplies. In addition, Clarey’s also added high pressure, hydrostatic testing facility.  We take pride in our company and strive for the delivery of excellence in the products and services we provide to our customers. By being honest and ethical we strive to ensure our customers receive the best experience and knowledge in the products and services we are proud to provide.  We hope to continue the tradition started by Donovan Clarey over 50 years ago.

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Conway Shield

Paul Conway Shields has rebranded and changed its name to Conway Shield. The change is in response to growth in the law enforcement industry and an expansion of the products and services offered by the company.

Founded in 1985, Conway Shield started as a cottage industry making the leather identity shields used on the helmets of firefighters, a market that remains a cornerstone of the business.

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DetectaChem is a Texas based company and manufacturer of rapidly deployable, handheld, intelligent and easy-to-operate detection systems. Our products provide critical information that enables threat detection for safety and security operators throughout the world. All products are proudly manufactured and assembled in the USA.

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First Line Technology

First Line Technology is a lead manufacturer of disaster response and emergency management equipment. With solutions for multi-patient transport like the AmbuBus, personal cooling, decontamination tools like Dahlgren Decon and FiberTect for Hybrid Decon, and first responder training through the First Line Utilization Academy (FLUA), First Line Technology offers all tools necessary for a variety of response missions. Prepare for, protect against, respond to, and recover from all hazards with lab to life-saving technologies.

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All Micro-Blaze® Microbial Products contain a proprietary blend of wetting agents, nutrients, and several proprietary strains of safe, non-pathogenic Bacillus bacteria. When applied to a hydrocarbon-based or organic spill/contaminant, the wetting agent begins breaking down the contaminants into smaller molecules for more efficient degradation, by the microbes, into harmless byproducts like carbon dioxide, water, and trace salts.


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North Shore Environmental

North Shore Environmental is an environmental contractor that provides industrial and environmental services and emergency response spill cleanup.  Our mission is to provide our clients with a higher level of responsiveness, service and safety for hazardous materials and special waste cleanup.

Our success relies upon using our skills, experience and expertise to exceed the expectations of our clients while protecting their vital interests and the environment.

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ORTEC is a global manufacturer of radiation detectors and nuclear instrumentation used by government and industrial laboratories, nuclear facilities, medical research, nuclear safeguards, and homeland security professionals.  Specializing in radioisotope identification and High Purity Germanium detectors, ORTEC has been a technology leader in the nuclear field for over 50 years.  ORTEC is a global brand under the Electronics Instruments group of AMETEK.  The Company refines and grows their own HPGe crystals for radiation detectors at their manufacturing facility in Oak Ridge, TN, USA

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REACT Center

The REACT Center specializes in providing the training required for a safe and successful response to natural and manmade disasters to both Military and Civilian responders. The REACT Center is located in central Wisconsin and provides year-round training opportunities. Our 15-acre outdoor training ground is equipped with structures to provide realistic response to collapsed lightweight and heavy construction. REACT provides all tools required for technical rescue training including heavy equipment needed for structural collapse technician classes. The REACT center has provided training to thousands of civilian and military responders and is the home of WI-TF1, Wisconsin’s urban search and rescue task force.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

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TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness Emergency Response) is an outreach program covering North America. Since 1986, the organization has focused on assisting communities and training emergency responders to prepare for and respond to hazardous material transportation incidents. The TRANSCAER program is led by industry professionals and supported by partner agencies who are critical to the success of our mission.

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THANK YOU to all of our Sponsors and Exhibitors. 

Without your support, this conference would not be possible.