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NEMA upgrades Smart Meter standards.

December 5, 2016

According to NEMA, Metrology, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) applications, AMI communications, Home Area Network (HAN) applications and HAN communications are the new requirements of smart meters. The revised standards are applicable for use by electricity meter manufacturers and electric utilities and are based on secure, local, and remote upgrades of smart meters.

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NEMA re-issues RIV measurement methods.

December 5, 2016

National Electrical Manufacturers Association re-issued NEMA 107-2016 Methods of Measurement of Radio Influence Voltage (RIV) of High-Voltage Apparatus. The methods are ideal for high-voltage power apparatus used on transmission and distribution systems at 0.6 kV line voltages and frequency range of 0.015 to 30 MHz. Suitable for Industries like transmission and high voltage applications.

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AAMA released an updated document using ASTM test methods.

December 3, 2016

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released updated document methods to qualify windows, doors and skylights as "impact resistant." AAMA 506-16, "Voluntary Specifications last updated in 2011, provides details regarding the rating of windows, doors and skylights for impact and pressure cycle testing. Released version has been updated to reference the most current ASTM specifications required for qualifying mulled assemblies.

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Pack Expo East 2017 presents anti-counterfeiting solutions.

December 3, 2016

Presenting anti-counterfeiting solutions at Pack Expo East 2017 held at Philadelphia (Feb. 27–March 1, 2017). Expo brings together suppliers of packaging innovations for pharmaceutical/medical device, food, beverage, cosmetic/personal care. PMMI released Brand Protection and Product Traceability Market Research report, according to the report counterfeiting is predicted to increase three percent per year worldwide.

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Sumitomo Electric Starts Operation of Concentrator Photovoltaic Power Generation Pilot Plant

December 3, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 - Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd (SEI). has completed the construction of a 1 MW concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) power generation plant in the Kingdom of Morocco, the company's first megawatt-class CPV project. The completion coincided with the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 22) being held in Morocco, providing further evidence of the...Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Services

Metcam Formally Announces Business Solutions Division to Help Inventors Launch Ingenious Products

December 3, 2016

December 2, 2016 (Alpharetta, GA) - Metcam, an Alpharetta-based fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, today announced the official debut of its Business Solutions Division (BSD). The BSD allows inventors of sheet metal intensive products to leverage the award winning quality, manufacturing, financial, and environmental systems and resources of Metcam to bring their...Read More

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Aluminum Association Grows with Three New Member Companies

December 2, 2016

The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of three new member companies – Cerro Wire LLC, Granges Americas Inc. and Reynolds Consumer Products. The companies join the Association as producer members – firms that make or fabricate aluminum products. Additionally, Matt Aboud, President of Hydro Aluminum North America was recently approved as a member of the Executive Committee, a...Read More

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NEMA Survey improves business conditions index.

December 2, 2016

Highlighting how NEMA EBCI panel members responded to the November survey after the election results were known, this survey of nearly 350 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers show that confidence index moved from 55.6 in October to 57.9 in November. Panelists were asked to report intensity of change on a scale ranging from –5 (deteriorated significantly) through 0 (unchanged) to +5 (improved significantly).

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Nevada Zinc Identifies Open Ended Gold Target West of Goldcorps Coffee Project and Continues Drilling at Lone Mountain

December 2, 2016

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2016 - Nevada Zinc Corporation (“Nevada Zinc” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:NZN) is pleased to report it has outlined a significant gold exploration target on its VIP Project located in Yukon, west of Goldcorp’s Coffee Gold Project. Goldcorp acquired ownership of the Coffee Gold Project on July 19, 2016 for approximately $521 million by purchasing Kaminak Gold...Read More

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ASHRAE Announces Seminars focusing on new initiatives in residential sector.

December 1, 2016

Offering guidance on several aspects of residential design, ASHARE’s 2017 Winter Conference will take place from Jan 28 to Feb 1 at Caesars Palace along with co-sponsored AHR Expo being held from Jan 30 to Feb 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Also included are four free seminars to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m, in which sessions will highlight ASHRAE’s initiatives to improve residential design and energy standards.

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Johnson Controls, South Arkansas Community College sign energy performance contract to better integrate energy management systems

December 1, 2016

Project will upgrade facilities across campus; guaranteed to pay for itself in 15 years

MILWAUKEE - (Nov. 29, 2016) - Johnson Controls and South Arkansas Community College have signed an energy performance contract through the Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) program to better integrate energy management systems on the El Dorado, Arkansas campus.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Services

SANS DIGITAL announces partnership with high-performance all-flash array, AccelStor, Inc.

December 1, 2016

City of Industry, CA - November 22, 2016 - SANS DIGITAL, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems, is proud to announce its partnership with high performance software-defined all-flash array company, AccelStor, Inc. who is committed to accelerating the world's information access with innovative software technology and solid-state storage. The new SANS DIGITAL line-up of...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

GF Machining Solutions to Spotlight High-Performance Medical Machining at MD&M West 2017

November 30, 2016

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Nov. 28, 2016 - GF Machining Solutions will demonstrate several milling and EDM systems designed for high performance and productivity in medical machining applications at MD&M 2017 on February 7 - 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. Visitors to the company’s booth 3501 will experience the Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling machine, the...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services, Transportation Industry Products

HD465-8 and HD605-8 off-highway trucks features LCD color monitor.

November 28, 2016

Featuring Komatsu SAA6D170E-7 engine of 724 HP (540 kW), HD465-8 AND HD605-8 include payload capacities of 61 U.S. (short)/55 metric tons and 69.4 U.S. (short)/63 metric tons. Equipped with EPA Tier 4 final certified engines, truck’s In-Cab enhancements include auxiliary jack and two 12 volt ports. With seven inch, dedicated rearview monitor, device offers automatic retard speed control and hydropneumatic suspension system for smooth ride.

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Non-Industrial Products, Services

National Renewable Energy Laboratory received three R&D 100 Awards.

November 28, 2016

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last night honored with three R&D 100 Awards, presented by R&D Magazine. The prize in Mechanical/Materials category was awarded to EcoSnap-AC Heat Pump System created by Chuck Booten and Jon Winkler from Advanced Residential Buildings research group. The award in Analytical/Test category went to Battery Internal Short-Circuit Device developed by Matthew Keyser and Ahmad Pesaran from energy Storage research group.

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IPC looks forward to working with new Administration and Congress.

November 28, 2016

IPC issues statement that they look forward to working with new US administration and Congress to promote policies that encourage innovation, economic growth, and advanced manufacturing in U.S. and worldwide. Representing more than 2,100 U.S. member facilities and 800,000 workers across United States, IPC is optimistic about the prospect of increased bipartisan support for pro-manufacturing policies.

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Board of Laser Safety announces CLSO certified BLS website.

November 28, 2016

Providing user-friendly platform for both medical and non-medical laser safety officers to stay up-to-date with the latest laser safety and certification news, BLS website features easy-to-read news feed that allows for timely releases of critical laser safety information. With Powerful cloud-based server that ensures speed and deliverability to all visitors, website will continue to provide information with Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer (CMLSO).

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NEMA fixes voltage ratings for 60Hz electric power systems above 100V.

November 28, 2016

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C84 revised ANSI C84.1 American National Standard for Electric Power Systems and Equipment-Voltage Ratings (60Hz). Establishing nominal voltage ratings and operating tolerances for 60Hz electric power systems above 100V, NEMA added 690/400V category to low Voltage Class in table 1 also paragraph discussing conservation voltage reduction is added to Annex B.

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ANSI C78 Committee revises electric lamps safety standards ANSI C78.1195.

November 28, 2016

NEMA revises electric lamps safety standards ANSI C78.1195 which is adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a nationally acknowledged international standard. Revision of IEC 61195, ed2.2 (2014-09) includes deviations for clauses 2 and 3.

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IPC Awards ISC Engineering, LLC IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) certification.

November 28, 2016

Having successfully completed audit, ISC Engineering facility was awarded IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies certification. Launched in 2014, IPC standards certification enables company to be listed as an IPC-trusted source capable of manufacturing products in accordance with industry best practices.

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