Category: Past Events

Tour of Yorktowne Hotel

Our March meeting took place with a tour of the Yorktowne Hotel. Built in 1925 in the Renaissance Revival style, the 11-story Yorktowne Hotel was designed and constructed to be the cornerstone of hospitality in downtown York during a time of significant growth for the city. The hotel’s success warranted several expansions through the 1950’s. …

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Kinsley Fabrication Tour

We enjoyed a very interesting tour of the Kinsley Fabrication facility in York, PA in November. Kinsley’s Steel Division specializes in structural steel design, engineering, detailing, fabrication, erection, and retrofit of existing structural members for clients across the mid-Atlantic region. Their team is AISC and PCI Certified, and is a PennDOT Bulletin 15 fabricator. They …

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Nixon Park / PennDOT Wetlands Mitigation Site Tour

We enjoyed a beautiful fall evening on our tour in October when we visited the Richard M. Nixon County Parks Wetland Mitigation site. We toured the two plus acres of wetlands which were created at the Park to replace the wetlands removed as part of the I-83 Exit 18-Mount Rose Interchange Project. Prior to this project, …

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Lake Redman Pumping Station Tour

We had a very informative September meeting as we toured the new Pumping Station at Lake Redman.  The program started with a review of the infrastructure that supports York Water Company’s operations at Lake Redman, Lake Williams, Brillhart Station and the Susquehanna River/Long Level back up pump works.  We learned about the levels of redundancy …

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Graham Packaging Tour

The February meeting was held jointly with PSPE Lincoln Chapter and took place Graham Packaging Company, L.P., a producer of containers for foods, beverages, personal care, household, and automotive lubricants. The meeting concluded with dinner at Mexitaly. Many thanks to Graham Packaging for the presentation and tour!

ESOY Annual Oyster Feed

The annual ESOY Oyster Feed took place on January 11th. Many thanks to the York Water Company for hosting the event at their Employee Center at Lake Redman.

Weldon Solutions Tour

Our November meeting took place at Weldon Solutions, where we learned about the robots and grinders they engineer and manufacture. Many thanks to Travis Gentzler and Charles Gales for the fantastic presentation, tour, and demos. Our meeting concluded with dinner at Chili’s.

Precision Custom Components Tour

Many thanks to Precision Custom Components for providing a tour of their facility and to the York Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for coordinating our first ever joint event!

UPMC Pinnacle Memorial Hospital Tour

Many thanks to UPMC Pinnacle Memorial hospital for providing a tour of their new central utilities plant. Our September meeting concluded with dinner at White Rose.

Larry Moore Memorial Golf Outing and Steak Cookout

The west course at Briarwood Golf Club provided an enjoyable new venue. Many thanks to all who were part of this ESOY tradition!