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Former FM engineer reacts to Baxter

Dick Baxter, president of CRS Inc., Monroe, N.C., highlights some legitimate concerns regarding FM Global's introduction of RoofNav and offers FM Global an excellent perspective regarding such matters. However, with all due respect, Baxter's expression of these concerns seems extreme in "Where is FM Global headed?" May issue, page 20.

I no longer am an FM Global engineer and do not speak officially for FM Global; however, I do not think FM Global is headed where the article implies. I think RoofNav is an attempt to solve a problem many people have … interpreting Factory Mutual (FM) Research's Approval Guide.