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USA, EU Organizations will collaborate on standards alignment.

February 22, 2013

At their meeting in Dublin, European Standards Organizations CEN, CENELEC, and ETSI, along with ANSI, agreed to maintain and intensify collaboration with concern to aligning their standards. This effort is seen as necessary in order to facilitate trade in both goods and services between Europe and USA and will become increasingly important as EU and USA are about to begin negotiations on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Read More

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IPC honors volunteers for their contributions.

February 22, 2013

During IPC APEX EXPO® at the San Diego Convention Center, IPC presented Committee Leadership, Distinguished Committee Service, and Special Recognition Awards to individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry by lending their time and expertise through IPC committee service. More than 140 awards were presented. Read More

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HOUSTEX 2013 will highlight new technologies in manufacturing.

February 22, 2013

Along with 200+ exhibitors of latest production machinery and specialized technologies, HOUSTEX 2013 will feature 72,000+ ft² of interactive technology, keynote presentations, and free technical education on show floor. Laser Learning Lounge and creative student designs will also be present. Presented by SME, event will take place February 26–28 in Houston, TX and let manufacturers compare latest technologies, discuss industry trends, and find solutions for immediate use in their business. Read More

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Webinar to Cover acceptance testing for rotodynamic pumps.

February 22, 2013

Pump Systems Matter and Hydraulic Institute have announced first Pump Testing for Rotodynamic Pumps webinar of 2013 will be held on March 11 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm EDT and be led by Richard Rindy, Test Lab Manager, Weir Minerals North America.  Webinar will cover scope of Rotodynamic Pumps for Hydraulic Performance Acceptance Tests (ANSI/HI 14.6) Standard and include various aspects of that standard. Advance registration is required and all registered participants will receive 1 PDH Credit. Read More

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ANSI supports Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

February 22, 2013

During State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced administration’s decision to launch formal U.S.–EU trade negotiations in form of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Decision was taken based on recommendations from U.S.–EU High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth. According to Joe Bhatia, ANSI president and CEO, ANSI applauds U.S. and European officials who have moved the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership forward. Read More

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Bryce Davis selected College Edition nominee.

February 22, 2013

Bryce Davis, a 4th year manufacturing engineering student at Texas State University-San Marcos, has been selected a College Edition nominee by the National Engineers Week Foundation, one of 37 promising engineering students nominated by 15 engineering organizations from the United States and across the world. Bryce will graduate in 2013 thanks in part to scholarship funding provided by the SME Education Foundation who nominated him. Read More

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IPC names John Hasselmann as VP of Government Relations.

February 22, 2013

In his role as vice president of government relations, John Hasselmann will be responsible for development and implementation of organization's global advocacy efforts and policy agenda. He will work closely with IPC’s Government Relations Steering Committee, and IPC Washington, D.C. office staff, to identify issues and other opportunities where IPC can demonstrate its global leadership in government relations and public policy. Hasselmann will start his new position on March 4, 2013. Read More

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Election Results reveal 2013 AIA Board of Directors.

February 22, 2013

Election results for 2013 AIA Board of Directors were announced during AIA Business Conference in Orlando, FL. Following have been re-elected to 2-year terms: John Jennings, Todd Miller, Keith Reuben, and Edward Roney. Steve Wardell was appointed by board to remaining year left in Phil Arsenault's term. Other 2013 AIA Board members include Jeff Burnstein, George Chamberlain, Michael Cyros, Rusty Ponce de Leon, Steve Mott, and Kyle Voosen. Read More