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ASTM Committee presents Award of Merit to Dr. Carlton Slough.

May 28, 2013

Carlton G. Slough, Ph.D., senior applications chemist at TA Instruments, has received the ASTM International Award of Merit from Committee E37 on Thermal Measurements. A member of ASTM International since 2005, Slough was honored for his outstanding leadership and contributions as recording secretary of Committee E37. He has also provided significant technical and literary contributions to the development of E37 standards ASTM E2551 and ASTM E2716. Read More

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ASTM Award of Merit honors Dr. Warren Haggard's efforts.

May 28, 2013

Warren Haggard, Ph.D., professor and Herff chair of excellence in biomedical engineering at the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN, received ASTM International Award of Merit from Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices. The Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow was given to Haggard in recognition for his "outstanding leadership and high productivity in fostering the development and promulgation of surgical implant standards." Read More

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EPMA elects new president during annual General Assembly.

May 28, 2013

On May 3, European Powder Metallurgy Association held 24th annual General Assembly in Munich, during which Philippe Gundermann was elected as President of Association. Retiring President, Ingo Cremer, provided review of last 6 yrs of service, while Jonathan Wroe, EPMA Executive Director, gave update on EPMA's activities over past 12 months. Also, EPMA Council was re-elected with inclusion of Dr. Rainer Link; Jody Turin, as representative for HIP sector; and Peter Kjeldsteen as Treasurer. Read More

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ISPE Names Barbara A. Myers as VP of Professional Development.

May 28, 2013

ISPE named Barbara A. Myers, CAE, to newly created position of Vice President of Professional Development. In this role, Myers will be responsible for stimulating ISPE's revenue growth by aligning event development and production strategies, advancing ISPE's member-led and staff-driven business model, initiating integrated product development processes, as well as continuing to refine organizational, membership, and product marketing. Read More

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PT/MC Industry continues to forecast growth.

May 28, 2013

The 1Q13 PTDA Business Index produced a reading of 61.1, which represents substantial increase over last quarter’s reading of 50.7, indicating that the power transmission/motion control industry expanded for 12th consecutive quarter. However, 1Q2013 index is significantly lower when compared against same quarter in previous years. Conducted jointly by PTDA and Cleveland Research Company, report includes US and Canadian breakout data in addition to historical data. Read More

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SME launches Knowledge Edge online resource.

May 28, 2013

As manufacturing professionals turn to Web content for fast answers to their questions, Tooling U-SME releases Knowledge Edge, an online resource with industry-validated content and information. Knowledge Edge features more than 1,200 e-books and chapters, 700 videos and video clips, and 16,000 technical papers. It also makes available the first-ever Manufacturing Knowledge Base Wiki, with more than 10,000 entries, peer-reviewed by subject matter experts. Read More

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BIO Joins Coalition focused on small business innovation.

May 24, 2013

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has joined Coalition of Small Business Innovators (CSBI), national, non-partisan coalition of organizations dedicated to stimulating sustained, private investment in small, innovative companies focused on developing new technologies. Coalition's legislative objectives are to modernize current U.S. tax code to recognize and promote small business innovation as fundamental to long-term growth of U.S. economy. Read More

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Jerome Klosowksi receives Walter C. Voss Award.

May 24, 2013

Jerome Klosowski, scientist emeritus of Dow Corning Corp. and president of Klosowski Scientific Inc., Bay City, MI, has received the Walter C. Voss Award, which is presented annually to an engineer or scientist who has made notable contributions in the field of building technology. A fellow of ASTM, Klosowski received the award in recognition of "outstanding contributions that constitute significant advances and innovations to the science of building seals and sealants." Read More