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Richard A. Peri elected to ASTM International board for 3 years.

January 17, 2013

Richard A. Peri, VP of government and industry affairs at Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) in Washington, D.C., has been elected to ASTM International board of directors. ASTM International member since 2004, Peri serves as chairman of Committee F39 on Aircraft Systems and is also member of Committees F37 on Light Sport Aircraft and F44 on General Aviation Aircraft. With 40+ years of aviation experience, Peri has touched nearly all facets of aviation support. Read More

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Michael Withers named vice chairman of ASTM board of directors.

January 17, 2013

Michael R. Withers, VP of ride engineering for Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA, will serve 2-year term as ASTM International board of directors vice chairman. ASTM International member since 2000, Withers is vice chairman of Subcommittee F24.24 on Design and Manufacture, part of Committee F24 on Amusement Rides and Devices. He is active on several F24 subcommittees, represents ASTM on European Technical Committee CEN/TC 152, and has been ASTM board of directors member since 2009. Read More

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Deadline for 2013 Procedural Compliance Form is March 1.

January 17, 2013

ANSI is reminding all ANSI-accredited standards developers that the 2013 ASD procedural compliance form issued via e-mail must be completed by each ASD and submitted to ANSI by March 1, 2013. By seeking and maintaining ANSI-accredited status, an organization chooses to publicly commit to an open, equitable, and accessible consensus process that ensures due process and benefits the public interest. The compliance form is designed to facilitate the annual compliance notification process. Read More

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VendorSelect Directory drives www.adhesives.org web traffic.

January 16, 2013

End user visitors coming to www.adhesives.org to find adhesive and sealant solutions are leveraging VendorSelect Tool and connecting with Adhesive and Sealant Council member companies. VendorSelect is a free member service that includes a listing of all member companies with basic contact information, including company name, description, address, telephone, and web address. Tool is also available on ASC’s newly redesigned www.ascouncil.org website. Read More

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Chemical Network Teleconference is scheduled for January 17.

January 16, 2013

Co-moderated by Dr. Richard J. Forselius and Michael Kirschner, ANSI Chemical Network Teleconference will take place at 10:30 am on January 17, 2013. Information exchange will involve 350+ representatives from industry, academia, and government agencies as well as other stakeholders. Lisa Goldberg will also take part as guest speaker on AIA's REACH Working Group. While focused on chemical regulations, discussions will extend to topics relevant to chemicals and general supply chain issues. Read More

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Fieldbus Foundation Releases updated H1 test kit.

January 16, 2013

Fieldbus Foundation released H1 Interoperability Test Kit (ITK) 6.1.0, which assesses functionality of H1 (31.25 Kbps) fieldbus device and its conformity with FOUNDATION™ function block and transducer block specifications. Comprised of test engine, communication stack, and function block interface card, version includes features to enhance device intelligence, improve consistency in instrument configuration, and simplify replacement of field devices from different automation suppliers. Read More

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Market Research Subscription available for electronics industry.

January 16, 2013

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has introduced market research subscription service for electronics manufacturers and their suppliers. In all, 4 series of reports are available to electronics OEMs, PCB and EMS companies, suppliers, financial analysts, and others. Regularly published reports combine current data with descriptive charts and expert commentary. Aggregate data is provided from companies worldwide along with carefully vetted secondary research. Read More

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Lt. Comdr. Scott Colburn to serve on ASTM board of directors.

January 16, 2013

Elected to serve 3-year term on ASTM International board of directors, Lt. Cmdr. Scott A. Colburn, RN, is director of the standards program at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, part of the U.S. FDA. In this position, Colburn manages center’s participation in developing test methods and performance standards for medical devices, and he oversees CDRH staff. While working at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Colburn attended Marquette University and earned his B.S. in nursing in 1999. Read More