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Registration Opens for SBANE's CEO Dialogue Program.

July 28, 2014

Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) opened registration for CEO Dialogue Program, which acts as business owner's exclusive peer advisory group comprised of up to 10 C-Level peers who meet once a month to discuss business issues and business strategy in confidential space. With each meeting, every member of CEO Dialogue group can candidly share their business situations and goals while receiving honest feedback and insight from those who have been through similar experiences. Read More

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New NEMA Board Members come from GE Healthcare and Jarden.

July 28, 2014

NEMA elected Marcelo Mosci, President and CEO, U.S. and Canada Region, of GE Healthcare, and Tom Russo, President and CEO of Jarden Safety & Security, to its Board of Governors. Mosci's responsibilities span GE Healthcare's imaging, diagnostics, monitoring, information technologies, performance solutions, and life sciences offerings. During his 30-year career in life safety sector, Russo spent several years working with several companies and also started his own (Imaging Solutions LLC). Read More

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IPC PERM Council to address Pb-free concerns in electronics.

July 25, 2014

IPC Pb-free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Council will meet in Toronto, Canada from July 22–24 to discuss lead-free conversion issues regarding safety, performance, reliability, and affordability of electronics in high-performance markets. To be hosted by Celestica, meeting will cover several specific topics and feature IPC President and CEO John Mitchell speaking to importance of government relations and advocacy to secure support for Pb-free reliability research. Read More

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NEMA Application Guide covers ceramic suspension insulators.

July 25, 2014

NEMA has published NEMA HV 2-2014 Suspension and Post Type Insulators for Electric Power Overhead Lines General Use Information. HV 2 provides guidelines for proper use of insulators and suggestions for precautions to be taken against improper use. Latest edition was rewritten to include all suspension and post type high-voltage insulators as covered in ANSI C29 series of American National Standards. Read More

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Inaugural THE BIG M showcased future of advanced manufacturing.

July 25, 2014

SME's manufacturing event, THE BIG M, saw thousands of attendees, hundreds of conference sessions, and collaboration among 20+ partners. During this inaugural event, opportunities were available to manufacturing companies, professionals, leaders, and policymakers had opportunity to experience latest technologies, have industry-related conversations, and team up on initiatives. Highlights included AMP 2.0 national meeting and keynote by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. Read More

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Caterpillar and HUSCO Executives to co-chair IFPE 2017.

July 24, 2014

Philip McCluskey, System Product Manager for Caterpillar Inc., and Bob Mortensen, COO for HUSCO International, have been named co-chairs of the 2017 IFPE exposition and will lead the triennial show's management committee. Scheduled for March 7–11, 2017 and co-located with CONEXPO-CON/AGG exposition, show is the leading international exposition and technical conference dedicated to integration of fluid power with other technologies for power transmission and motion control applications. Read More

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Industry and Investors count on NREL's modeling tools.

July 24, 2014

Modelers at NREL develop and constantly improve data and algorithms to enhance the accuracy of risk assessments and performance modeling of renewable energy projects, whether they're at residential, commercial, or utility scale. Tools such as PVWatts and Solar Advisor Model help companies and researchers examine their particular circumstances, such as variables of their climate, incentives in their state, kW-hr rate in their locales, and neighborhood bank's interest rate. Read More

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BIO Summit highlights importance of care and use of animals.

July 23, 2014

Scheduled for September 16–18, Livestock Biotech Summit will feature session titled "Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Biomedical Applications” which will include discussions on latest knowledge impacting care and use of livestock animals in research settings. During "Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Food Production" session, panelists will discuss what researchers, farmers, and organizations are doing to answer consumer questions about methods used to raise their food. Read More