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IPC APEX EXPO 2014 will explore NASCAR Physics via keynote.

October 24, 2013

Those attending IPC APEX EXPO® 2014 will be privy to inside look at science of NASCAR racing during keynote presentation by physicist, researcher, and author Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, PhD, on March 27 in Las Vegas, NV. Based on her book of same title, Leslie-Pelecky's "The Physics of NASCAR" presentation will explore science and engineering behind NASCAR. She will trace lifecycle of racecar from development at shop to competition on track. Read More

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AMT and UPS announce collaboration.

October 23, 2013

As part of continued effort to forge relationships that enhance manufacturing technology industry, AMT announces new relationship with UPS, the world's largest transportation company. UPS will now be recognized as an official Global Logistics Provider to IMTS and AMT.  In recognition of the innovation UPS brings to logistics, they will be featured in Emerging Technology Center at IMTS 2014. In addition, AMT members and IMTS exhibitors will notice increased participation by UPS at all key events. Read More

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ASTM Sustainability in Building Standards are offered online.

October 23, 2013

Pertinent to green rating systems or codes in marketplace, ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building provides instant access to 202 ASTM standards that address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to buildings and construction. Subscription-based, online collection includes LEED system and ASHRAE 189.1. Also, collection includes all ASTM standards referenced by latest editions or versions of Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers, IgCC, and Green Globes®. Read More

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BIO Int'l Convention plans 2016 return to San Francisco.

October 23, 2013

Biotechnology Industry Organization announced that the BIO International Convention will return to San Francisco, CA in 2016. San Francisco Bay Area is the birthplace of the first biotechnology company and remains one of the most creative and prolific locations for the life sciences sector, a thriving hub with nearly 1,000 biotech companies. It offers an ideal venue for members to form partnerships, raise capital, and develop connections critical for success. Read More

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AASHTO Board elects Mike Hancock as president, John Cox as VP.

October 23, 2013

At its annual meeting, AASHTO Board of Directors voted to elect Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Mike Hancock as association's president. John Cox, director of the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT), was elected AASHTO vice president. As president, Hancock will emphasize updating of AASHTO Strategic Plan, promotion of innovation related to state DOT and industry practices, and direct participation in effort to pass next surface transportation reauthorization bill. Read More

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Members Honored for electronics industry/IPC contributions.

October 23, 2013

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® presented Committee Leadership, Special Recognition, and Distinguished Committee Service Awards at IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings in Fort Worth, TX. More than 130 awards were presented to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and industry by lending their time and expertise through service on IPC committees. Read More

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RAPID 2014 returns to Detroit.

October 22, 2013

Scheduled for June 9-12, 2014 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, RAPID Conference and Exposition is known as the authority in additive manufacturing, 3D printing, and 3D scanning. Event will feature the latest of this technology including ability to print parts for jets and customized medical devices. Produced by SME with support from Rapid Technologies & Additive Manufacturing Community, RAPID helps to advance innovation and adoption of AM and 3D printing technologies. Read More

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BIO condemns oil industry's latest threat to sue EPA.

October 22, 2013

BIO condemned American Petroleum Institute's Notice of Intent to File Citizen Suit against EPA for missing statutory deadlines in issuing Renewable Volume Obligations under Renewable Fuel Standard. According to Brent Erickson, EVP of BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section, a key reason for delays in the annual RFS rulemaking process is the unending stream of lawsuits, waiver requests, and legislative challenges created or issued by API itself. Read More