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IPF saves thousands of dollars in support of research

Landscape Services, Building Services, Surplus and Recycling and Maintenance Services recently collaborated to move a large piece of decommissioned research equipment, and in the process, saved the university thousands of dollars. 

Get to know IPF: Fred Woodhams

Fred Woodhams, IPF’s new communications and learning manager, began his MSU career in the midst of one of Michigan’s worst cold spells. So cold in fact, that within two days of starting his position, the university closed due to the extreme winter conditions.

IPF team makes finals at state Hydrant Hysteria competition

In just their second year competing, the IPF team of Jason Pohl and Ryan Pung, both pipefitters/welders in Mechanical Services, made the state Hydrant Hysteria finals last week.

IPF interns have designs on success

Taylor Howes and Jessica Maynard, IPF student design interns, recently collaborated with Brandon Charland, engineer/architect II in Planning, Design and Construction, in the creation of a cardiovascular exercise physiology lab in I.M. Sports – Circle.

Get to know IPF: Salem Mangles

Mangles has worked at MSU as a refrigeration mechanic for over 12 years, in four different shop locations. His job duties consist of documenting equipment issues, taking trouble calls for repair requests, preventative maintenance on equipment and other time-intensive repairs.

SnowBot - Forecasting the future of snow removal

Michigan State University pilots new snow removal robot.

Get to know IPF: Nathan Hoard

In basketball, teamwork is everything, and Nathan Hoard practices it both on and off the court.

KEYper system upgrades key management for IPF vehicle pool

The KEYper (key management) system officially went live on Oct. 16, 2018, and is in place to manage the motor pool vehicles at IPF.

FAMIS phasing out, Planon rolling in

Planon, IPF’s new Integrated Work Management System (IWMS), will begin to replace FAMIS beginning in February.

IPF employees highlight hunting wins

IPF employees work hard and hunt hard, evident in the 2018-2019 Buck Pole – a photo display highlighting employee hunting success. All IPF employees are welcome to participate in the hunting challenge that began on Oct. 1.