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ICS Manufacturers issue statement of cybersecurity principles.

April 22, 2014

Industrial Automation Control Products and Systems product section of NEMA has released a statement of its principles on the subject of cybersecurity. Statement lists a number of actions that vendors believe they have a responsibility to take. It also identifies real-world factors that set reasonable security-related expectations to be directed at vendors of ICS products. Further, the ways that users configure, manage, and maintain their facilities can impact cybersecurity. Read More

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AEM promotes better highways for America.

April 22, 2014

Through I Make America, AEM is launching new initiative to encourage its members and the men and women of America’s construction industry to to visit Washington D.C. and support a new federal highway bill. Individuals who attended CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 may be eligible to receive $500 for travel expenses to attend an industry associated "fly-in" and meet with federal lawmakers and regulators to advocate for funding of highways, roads, and bridges. Read More

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SME to Offer additional scholarships to Ohio engineering students.

April 22, 2014

Mazak Corp. is doubling support for SME Education Foundation's Mazak Manufacturing Technology Scholarship, which will provide 4 full-tuition scholarships for next 2 academic years (2014–2015 and 2015–2016). Those eligible to apply include incoming and current students pursuing degree in engineering technology or mechanical engineering technology at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in Cincinnati. Registering ensures automatic notification of when application opens in fall. Read More

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NEMA White Paper compares luminaire programs in U.S.

April 22, 2014

Titled "NEMA LSD 70-2014 A Comparison of High Performance Luminaire Programs in the U.S. Market," white paper is designed to assist luminaire purchasers and specifiers in clearly stating their requirements and reducing confusion surrounding high-performance programs and their overlaps, or lack thereof. Table in paper illustrates luminaire types covered by ENERGY STAR® Luminaires, DesignLights Consortium®, and Federal Energy Management Program guidelines, and notes where overlaps occur. Read More

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BIO honors Senator Pryor as a Legislator of the Year.

April 21, 2014

According to BIO President/CEO Jim Greenwood, Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) has championed public policy on a number of critically important issues, including responsible funding for the FDA, and the release of sequestered FDA user fees. Thanks to his leadership, American doctors and scientists are able to translate innovative research into new cures and treatments for debilitating diseases, provide cutting-edge technologies to improve crop yields, and discover cleaner forms of home-grown energy. Read More

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BIO honors Congressman Farr as a Legislator of the Year.

April 21, 2014

As ranking member of the Agricultural Appropriations Subcommittee, Congressman Sam Farr (D-CA) has distinguished himself through leadership on critically important issues, including responsible funding for the FDA, and the release of sequestered FDA user fees, said BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood. Additionally, through his leadership on the Appropriations Committee he has championed efforts that help bring new therapies and cures for life threatening diseases to market. Read More

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NEMA Congratulates Members on their 2014 ENERGY STAR Awards.

April 21, 2014

EPA and Department of Energy honored 7 NEMA member companies with 2014 ENERGY STAR® Award, which recognizes businesses and organizations for outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through energy efficiency. Recipients included 3M Company; LG Electronics, Inc.; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; LG Electronics, Inc.; MaxLite, Phillips Lighting Company; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.; Technical Consumer Products, Inc.; and Cree, Inc. Read More

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CSA HCT Co. Ltd. Ally to offer testing/certification services.

April 21, 2014

Alliance announced between CSA Group and HCT Co. Ltd, provider of certification and compliance testing in Korea, will enable both organizations to expand one-stop testing and certification services for electronics and electrical appliances. Consequently, this will provide Korean manufacturers access to global markets. Mr. Ash Sahi, President and CEO of CSA Group, and Mr. Soochan Lee, CEO of HCT, marked this occasion by signing memorandum of understanding (MOU). Read More