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A PEAK in Award Recognition for Western States

October 19, 2016

Western States Envelope Label already has an 8-year streak of PEAK Award recognition, but this year was particularly special. For the first time in PEAK history, Western States’ entries were judged against all others and determined to be some of the best overall. Efforts to help Mer-Sea Co. create product labels earned Western States a 2016 Gold PEAK Award, as well as a 2016 Silver PEAK Award... Read More

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The Optical Society celebrates 100 years of innovation.

October 19, 2016

For 100 years, The Optical Society (OSA) and its 19,275+ global members have been at the forefront of innovation. OSA's hometown celebration of its 100th anniversary coincided with OSA's 100th annual meeting at Frontiers in Optics Conference and Exhibition. To celebrate OSA's 100th anniversary, OSA President Alan Willner remarked, "The Optical Society is to provide... Read More

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Microseismic Analysis Service optimizes oil and gas recovery.

October 19, 2016

Using statistical approach to understanding seismicity and reservoir processes, Flow Dynamics Suite™ helps optimize hydraulic fracture efficiencies. Selection of dynamic parameters helps identify processes that play important roles in dynamic expansion of fracture network during hydraulic fracture stimulations while evaluating reservoir deformation efficiency. Information helps optimize... Read More

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ASC Launches 2015-2019 Report regarding water-based adhesives.

October 19, 2016

Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) started pre-sales of 2015–2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America Market Report. Dan Murad (ChemQuest Group, Inc.) will present overview of said report during ASC Fall Convention in Indianapolis on October 19, 2016. Report focuses on primary interviews among key industry stakeholders, including end users and influencers in such sub-segments, entities, and... Read More

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GBMP holds Annual Northeast Lean Conference.

October 18, 2016

GBMP held its 12th Annual Northeast Lean Conference in Worcester, MA, attracting more than 600 professionals in the manufacturing, healthcare, and service industries, and providing networking and education on the subject of Lean and Continuous Improvement. Conference featured 5 keynote presentations, plus 35 practitioner presentations emphasizing tacit nature of implementing Lean, importance of... Read More

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SPE announces SPE Foundation scholarship recipients.

October 18, 2016

SPE has announced the winners of the 2016 scholarship program administered by SPE Foundation, including 42 scholarships totaling over $110,000. Awards are made to students who have demonstrated or expressed an interest in the plastics industry. SPE Foundation supports the development of plastics professionals by funding and supporting quality educational programs, scholarships, and student... Read More

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IPC announces ESD Control certification courses.

October 18, 2016

Together with EOS/ESD Association, Inc., IPC has developed standardized ESD training and certification courses for the electronics industry, addressing ESD controls and best practices. Online ESD Certification Program allows users to validate their knowledge and skills by passing an exam on ESD principles. Delivered on IPC learning management system, IPC EDGE, courses will provide professional... Read More

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Powerstorm Energy Storage Solutions (ESS) Provides Update on Company Progress and the Development of Their zeroXess Technology

October 17, 2016

The company continues to build their complete, next-generation, renewable, solar-powered energy storage and communication system for rural, off-grid homes in emerging markets. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA - A company’s mission success is often gaged by its reaching a series of milestones set in time. Industry and technology leader Powerstorm ESS continues to successfully meet the milestones they... Read More

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EPA acts on new chemical law to fast-track 5 chemicals.

October 17, 2016

EPA is taking swift steps to carry out requirements in the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act and to reduce exposure to certain persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemicals. Five chemicals to receive expedited action are: Decabromodiphenyl ethers (DecaBDE), Hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD), Pentachlorothio-phenol (PCTP), Tris... Read More

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EPA Urban Waters Grants help revitalize communities.

October 17, 2016

In total, $1.3 million will be awarded by U.S. EPA to 22 organizations in 18 states to help protect and restore urban waters as well as support community revitalization and other local priorities. Urban Waters grantees will inform and engage residents in stormwater management and pursue community-based plans to address pollution in waterways. Projects will address trash in waterways;... Read More

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3D Systems Healthcare Solutions Advance Treatment of National Sled Hockey Champion

October 17, 2016

Precision healthcare and medical 3D printing solutions enable surgery to alleviate pain caused by spinal deterioration LITTLETON, Colo. - 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the successful spinal surgery of national sled hockey champion Mark Weimer, aided by 3D Systems’ proprietary digital manufacturing workflow for healthcare. The complicated 15-hour surgery was performed by Dr. George Frey... Read More

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AIM Introduces New RFID Standard for healthcare industry.

October 17, 2016

Medical Electrical Equipment & System Electromagnetic Immunity Test for Exposure to RFID Readers provides specialized guidance on testing non-implantable medical devices to determine immunity to emissions from radio frequency identification (RFID) systems. Included test procedures are based on experimental results from several AIM members, and test protocols are included for major commercial... Read More

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Solar Laboratory works to ensure global measurement accuracy.

October 17, 2016

This September, scientists and engineers drove up South Table Mesa to the Solar Radiation Research Laboratory at NREL in Golden, Colorado. Researchers utilized telescope-like instruments, designed for measuring direct beam solar irradiance, and pointed them at the sun to record data for the 19th NREL Pyrheliometer Comparisons. This year's NPC functioned to ensure that devices used for... Read More

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MDA recognized for Multi-source Analyst Ready Information (MARI(TM)) in NGA's Disparate Data Challenge

October 17, 2016

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA), a provider of geospatial and advanced information solutions to government and commercial customers, announced that it was named a finalist in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) Disparate Data Challenge. MDA's submission, Multi-source Analyst Ready Information (MARI™), is a unique service developed to enhance an... Read More

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Scientists Devise Imaging Method for disc shedding in human eyes.

October 17, 2016

As published in Biomedical Optics Express from Optical Society (OSA), "Photoreceptor disc shedding in the living human eye" describes imaging method devised by scientists that detects disposal at level of individual photoreceptor cells. Combination of adaptive optics and optical coherence tomography provides optical resolution that permits individual cells in retina to be captured in all... Read More

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ANSI Committee stabilizes glow lamps designation standard.

October 17, 2016

NEMA announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 stabilized ANSI C78.381 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Method for the Designation of Glow Lamps, which describes designation system for glow lamps. This standard is is available in hard copy or via electronic download. As secretariat of ANSI's ASC C78 for Electric Lamps, NEMA's Lighting Systems Division seeks... Read More

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Jonathan Stewart appointed to clean energy advisory committee.

October 17, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced appointment of Jonathan Stewart, government relations manager at NEMA, and 33 others to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee. Stewart has worked as government relations manager at NEMA since June of 2013. In this capacity, he reports to broad spectrum of member manufacturers on federal and international legislative and... Read More

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Wireless Communications Service helps optimize crew welfare.

October 17, 2016

Delivering wireless communications and entertainment to remote personnel, ITC Crew LIVE enables customers to realize almost 100% uptime, providing optimized crew morale and welfare experience. Solution offers increased upload and download speeds, regional to global beam switching capabilities on single antenna solution, dashboard management and reporting features, optimized user interface, and... Read More

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FNA Attendees Experience Ipsen Innovations, From Predictive Maintenance to Advanced Heat-Treating Systems

October 17, 2016

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Last week at Furnaces North America (FNA) 2016, Ipsen provided an in-depth look at their latest technologies and advancements. They also featured a live demo of their PdMetrics® software platform for predictive maintenance, which securely connects to a network of integrated sensors on the furnace to provide real-time diagnostics that improve the system’s health and... Read More

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RIA Events focus on safety and collaborative robots.

October 17, 2016

Scheduled for October 17-19, 2016, the 28th National Robot Safety Conference offers sessions and workshops that include in-depth coverage of the latest ANSI/RIA R15.06 -2012 Robot Safety Standard as well as other ANSI and ISO standards that pertain to robots and industrial automation. International Collaborative Robots Workshop, scheduled for October 20th, explores advancements in the field with... Read More