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SME to Play Key Role in additive manufacturing institute.

August 20, 2012

As announced by U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of Defense in Youngstown, OH, SME will play integral role in National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII). This pilot institute, scheduled for September launch, aims to increase successful transition of additive manufacturing technology to manufacturing enterprises within USA. SME will be involved in technology transition and dissemination as well as education and training of practitioners. Read More

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NTSB Chairman to give keynote at 2012 Annual ISASI Conference.

August 20, 2012

On August 28, NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman will deliver keynote address at International Society of Air Safety Investigators' 2012 Annual Seminar. Hersman will discuss importance of enhancing already strong relationships NTSB has with its international counterparts. In addition to keynote, NTSB Board Members will lead panel discussions on topics such as accident investigation; challenges associated with parallel investigations; and developing and fostering safety awareness. Read More

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TRIB to Exhibit and Speak at Great American Trucking Show.

August 20, 2012

To educate fleets and owner operators about benefits of using retreaded tires, TRIB will be exhibiting at Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, TX from August 23-25. TRIB Managing Director David Stevens will also be joining panel of tire industry experts for Free Tire Seminar to address questions attendees may have about using retreaded tires. TRIB will show large-screen version of retread plant tour video as well as distribute trucking industry-related materials. Read More

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Manufacturing Technology Orders are up 8.8% in 2012.

August 20, 2012

According to AMT, June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $462.95 million. This total, as reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Orders program, was down 0.6% from May and down 1.8% when compared with total of $471.49 million reported for June 2011. With year-to-date total of $2,682.37 million, 2012 is up 8.8% compared with 2011. Read More

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Adhesive and Sealant Council is developing training webinars.

August 20, 2012

To support its recently launched ASC Training Academy, Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is developing series of 8 fundamentals of training webinars. ASC is collaborating with 5 organizations with deep ties to the industry to curate content, and Nick Mancusi, Assoc. AIA, has joined Council as its Education Manager to develop and execute the program. Read More

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Packaging Hall of Fame Inductees will be honored October 30.

August 20, 2012

PMMI congratulates Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2012, which is comprised of Curtis Babb of MillerCoors (retired); Thomas Brady of Plastic Technologies, Inc.; Thomas Dunn of Flexpacknology LLC; Fred Hayes of Hayes and Associates Inc.; Hershey and Bernie Lerner of Automated Packaging Systems; and Nick Wilson of Morrison Container Handling Solutions. "Extraordinary" is what PMMI's Maria Ferrante called inductees' range of experience and dedication to giving back to packaging community. Read More

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Eight Professors Honored with Ralph R. Teetor Education Award.

August 20, 2012

SAE International, during SAE 2012 World Congress, presented 8 engineering professors with Ralph R. Teetor Education Award, which recognizes and honors exemplary young educators who are successfully preparing engineers to meet challenges facing society. Recipients included Shorya Awtar, Jeremy S. Daily, Christopher D. Depcik, Marcis Jansons, Heejung Jung, Scott Miers, Junmin Wang, and Jingzhou (James) Yang. Read More

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ASTM Workshop to address whole building air leakage testing.

August 20, 2012

Scheduled for Oct 21, Whole Building Air Leakage Testing workshop will include 2 sessions, each with 3 presentations and panel discussion. Morning session will focus on case studies that illustrate appropriate use and application of test standards governing whole-building air leakage testing. Afternoon session will explore limitations of whole-building air leakage testing in broader context of actual construction practice and need to obtain test data at milestone intervals during construction. Read More