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U.S. settles with DuPont to resolve Clean Air Act violations.

September 3, 2014

U.S. EPA and Department of Justice announced settlement with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company at its Belle, West Virginia facility for 8 alleged releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances between May 2006 and Jan 2010. Several releases posed a significant risk to people or the Kanawha River, and one DuPont worker died after exposure to phosgene. DuPont will pay $1.275 million penalty and will take corrective actions to prevent future releases to resolve alleged violations. Read More

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LEWA-Nikkiso and HI enter training partner agreement.

September 3, 2014

Hydraulic Institute has entered Training Partner Agreement with LEWA-Nikkiso America, Inc., a manufacturer of diaphragm metering and process diaphragm pumps. Partnership allows organizations to leverage high quality, co-branded educational and training programs designed for pump end-users, distributors, and engineering consulting firms. As part of Training Partnership, both companies will sponsor technical webinars and e-learning courses as well as host growing Pump Systems Optimization course. Read More

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IPC Coordinates Congressman's Visit to Creation Technologies.

September 3, 2014

Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) met with senior executives and employees of IPC member-company Creation Technologies in its Wheeling, IL prototyping and manufacturing facility. Coordinated by IPC, this meeting aimed to foster first-hand comprehension about issues impacting electronics manufacturing industry. Creation President and CEO Bhawnesh Mathur thanked Congressman Schneider for his visit and support of Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act. Read More

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BIO Investor Forum to host over 100 presenting companies.

August 28, 2014

BIO has announced initial list of presenting companies for the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. International event assembles early and established private companies as well as emerging public biotechs, along with top public and private equity investors, to explore investment trends and opportunities in life sciences. Presenting companies have clear research and development focus with a pipeline involving biotechnology for therapeutics, diagnostics, or platform technologies. Read More

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Savigent Software Joins MESA as Platinum Keystone Sponsor.

August 28, 2014

Savigent Software, which specializes in event-driven manufacturing operations management software, joined MESA International as Platinum Keystone Sponsor. Savigent joins other industry leaders in supporting MESA's mission and contributing to unified industry voice. In comment, MESA president Mike Yost praised Savigent Software as "a leader in MES, MOM and systems integration software" and cited its "expertise and perspective" as agents that will strengthen MESA community voice. Read More

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CEA announces exhibitors for CES Unveiled Paris.

August 28, 2014

CEA® announced list of exhibitors for its second annual CES Unveiled Paris, an industry event for credentialed members of the press, consumer electronics industry analysts, investor community, and tech industry influencers. Scheduled for Oct 22, 2014, event will feature press conference with announcements from CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro, consumer technology trends presentation, panel discussion on disruptive innovation, and tabletop networking exhibition. Read More

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NEMA Launches ANSI-accredited Lighting Systems Committee.

August 27, 2014

Having received approval from ANSI Executive Standards Council as Accredited Standards Committee (ASC), ASC 137 Lighting Systems Committee is allowed to write American National Standards within its scope. This entails development of standards and specifications for indoor and outdoor lighting systems installed in an application with consideration of human health and comfort, personal security, physical environment, energy consumption, and daylight integration. Read More

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AAMA Announcement name two new staff appointments.

August 27, 2014

AAMA announced appointments of Jason Seals as certification manager and Rich Rinka as technical/industry affairs manager. Citing "15 years of testing and member company knowledge and experience," AAMA president and CEO Rich Walker said that Seals "will be a valuable asset to the association and our members." Speaking to Rinka's impressive technical credentials and troubleshooting experience in the field, Walker said Rich will excel in his position. Read More