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Webinar addresses cost of operating food service equipment.

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August 31, 2009 - On Sept 17, ASTM International Committee F26 on Food Service Equipment will hold free webinar that will focus on 2 free tools that have been developed by food industry experts to project total operating cost of food service equipment. Participants will learn how to use these tools to organize, assemble, and analyze information to answer critical business challenges and make realistic product comparisons beyond initial cost.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM International Offers Webinar on Cost of Operating Food Service Equipment

Press release date: August 28, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., August 28, 2009-ASTM International Committee F26 on Food Service Equipment will hold a free webinar on operating costs of food service equipment on Sept. 17 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST. Based on the ASTM standard F2687, Practice for Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Commercial Food Service Equipment, the webinar will focus on the two new free tools that have been developed by food industry experts to project the total operating cost of food service equipment. Participants will learn how to use these tools to organize, assemble and analyze information to answer critical business challenges and make realistic product comparisons beyond the initial cost. The presenters of the workshop are David Zabrowski, director of engineering at the Food Service Technology Center, San Ramon, Calif., and chair of ASTM Subcommittee F26.06 on Productivity and Energy Protocol, and Jeff Cook, senior director of engineering and sustainability at Burger King Corp., Miami, Fla. Visit the ASTM Web site to register for this free webinar. For additional information, contact Christine DeJong, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9736; cdejong@astm.org). Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe. Contact:
Barbara Schindler, ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Drive, W. Conshohocken, PA 19428
610-832-9603; bschindl@astm.org, www.astm.org

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