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

Oct 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.

Oct 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

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OSA applauds Final Rule for Export Control Reform.

Oct 14, 2016

OSA issued statement regarding the announcement of Final Rule for Category XII of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations that controls export and import of optics and photonics commodities, including laser components and systems, and describes which items have been removed from U.S. Munitions List and placed on less restrictive Commerce Control List. According to Elizabeth Rogan, CEO of... Read More

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Husky to Demonstrate Range of Innovative PET Preform Molding Solutions at K 2016, Highlighting Revolutionary Multi - Layer Barrier Technology

Oct 14, 2016

BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, today announced that at K 2016 (Booth A61 in Hall 13) they will showcase their vast range of PET preform molding solutions, including a dedicated Experience Center highlighting their revolutionary Multi-Layer Barrier Technology. Introduced in 2015, the technology... Read More

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Tooling U-SME honors Excellence in Manufacturing Education.

Oct 14, 2016

Tooling U-SME celebrated modern manufacturing by announcing 2016 Tooling U-SME Platinum Education Center (TUPEC) Award recipients Robert. C. Byrd Institute (WV), Bridgerland Applied Technology College (UT), and Harper College (IL). Each institution is being recognized as outstanding academic model for manufacturing industry advancement. Jeannine Kunz of Tooling U-SME recognized... Read More

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Researchers Discover Technique for short mid-IR pulse generation.

Oct 13, 2016

In their paper to be presented at OSA Laser Congress, researchers demonstrate technique for generating phase-stable pulses 13 femtoseconds long that span mid-IR wavelengths from 2.5–9 microns with 33 µJ of scalable energy. Technique amplifies signals from any range of wavelengths and then combines them to generate stronger pulses spanning 2 octaves of mid-IR wavelengths. This could... Read More

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Sakor Technologies to Exhibit Engine, Hybrid and Electric Vehicle, and Battery Testing Technologies at Automotive Testing Expo North America 2016

Oct 12, 2016

VISIT BOOTH #10009 TO SEE RANGE OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS SAKOR Technologies, Inc., a recognized leader in the area of high-performance dynamometer systems, announces that it will be exhibiting at the Automotive Testing Expo North America 2016, October 25-27, 2016 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. SAKOR will be highlighting many of their innovative technologies at Booth... Read More

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IPC celebrates 5th annual Manufacturing Day.

Oct 11, 2016

During 5th annual Manufacturing Day, manufacturers joined in unified effort to highlight current innovations in electronics and inspire next generation of manufacturing professionals. IPC member Arc-Tronics Inc. hosted site visit for community leaders at their facility in Elk Grove Village, IL. Bay Area Circuits, Inc. hosted event in which attendees, including 30 engineering students from Ohlone... Read More

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NREL Researchers make perovskite solar cells out of quantum dots.

Oct 11, 2016

Scientists with NREL discovered how to make perovskite solar cells out of quantum dots and used this new material to convert sunlight to electricity with 10.77% efficiency. Quantum dot-induced phase stabilization of ?-CsPbI3 perovskite for high-efficiency photovoltaics, which appears in the journal Science, also includes discovery of method to stabilize crystal structure in all-inorganic... Read More

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EPA Honors WaterSense 2016 Partners on 10th anniversary.

Oct 11, 2016

U.S. EPA is honoring 20 businesses, municipalities, utilities, and organizations for their commitment to protecting the environment through water efficiency. Winners were chosen from nearly 1,700 WaterSense partners who have helped produce and promote water-efficient products, programs, and homes. In addition to Delta Faucet Company, 2016 Sustained Excellence Award Winners included Kohler Co.,... Read More

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Lockheed Martin to Upgrade U.S. Navy's Shipboard Electronic Warfare Systems

Oct 10, 2016

Company was awarded an initial $148.9M contract for full rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) continues to make technological advances in its electronic warfare portfolio that will keep the warfighter a step ahead. The U.S. Navy awarded the company an initial $148.9M contract for full rate production of... Read More

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New Coil Flow Max Process for cleaning plugged HVAC coils thicker than 4 inches.

Oct 10, 2016

Removing the contaminants deeply imbedded in thick HVAC coils, which standard coil cleaning leaves, Carolina Filters’ Coil Flow Max process cleans these potentially harmful contaminants effectively even on coil thicknesses of greater than 4 inches without damaging the coil and fins. Coil flow cleaning process is a cost effective alternative to replacing a large HVAC coil - including... Read More

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EPA Files Complaint, Details Settlement regarding RFS violations.

Oct 10, 2016

U.S. EPA and Department of Justice filed complaint against NGL Crude Logistics, LLC and Western Dubuque Biodiesel, LLC and announced settlement with Western Dubuque to address alleged Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) violations. Complaint alleges NGL entered into transactions with Western Dubuque in 2011 that resulted in generation of ~36 million invalid renewable identification numbers... Read More

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Kevin McGhaw to participate in White House leadership program.

Oct 07, 2016

Kevin McGhaw, deputy director of the Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, has been selected to participate in the White House Leadership Development Program Fellowship. Program is part of President Obama's commitment to training and developing government's high performers. It is designed to strengthen next generation of leaders who... Read More

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Rockwell Automation to Present Innovation at PACK EXPO 2016.

Oct 07, 2016

Rockwell Automation subject matter experts will provide free educational programming addressing challenges and trends on PACK EXPO's Innovation Stage. Taking place in Booth N-4570, Rockwell Automation presentations will focus on track and trace (November 6 from 3–3:30 pm), remote monitoring (November 7 from 1–1:30 pm), and smart machines (November 8 from 10–10:30 am). Read More

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EPA awards $1.2 million in cooperative agreements.

Oct 07, 2016

As part of its Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement program, EPA announced agreements with 10 community-based organizations working to address environmental justice issues nationwide. Each recipient will receive up to $120,000 to support 2-year projects that are aligned with EPA’s priorities of protecting America’s waters, taking action on toxics and... Read More

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EPA to Help Rural Communities revitalize downtowns.

Oct 07, 2016

With letters of interest due by November 6, U.S. EPA invites rural communities to apply for planning assistance to develop strategies intended to help grow the economy and revitalize downtown neighborhoods. Assistance is being offered by EPA via Rural Advantage – federal economic development planning assistance programs for rural communities. Communities may apply for assistance... Read More

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Green Building Consortium expands upon its first anniversary.

Oct 07, 2016

At Greenbuild, Program Operator Consortium – green building industry's first and leading consortium of program operators – announced 2 new members and enhanced technical advisory board. CSA Group is now a member, while software, data, and environmental-consulting services company thinkstep is the group's first affiliate member. CSA Group's director of sustainability... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Services

Cascade Aerospace and Sierra Nevada Corporation team to support Canadian Medium Altitude ISR solution

Oct 07, 2016

ABBOTSFORD, BC - Cascade Aerospace, Canada's prime contractor for the Royal Canadian Air Force C-130 fleet and Sierra Nevada Corporation, an industry leader in aerospace and defense, announced a strategic teaming agreement today to provide dedicated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) services to Canada. Under the agreement, Cascade and SNC will propose a solution to support... Read More

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FABTECH 2016 hosts student welding and BBQ competition.

Oct 07, 2016

FABTECH 2016 will support advancement of manufacturing education by hosting the 2016 Welding Without Borders: Welding Thunder Fabrication Team Invitational. Sponsored by AWS’s District 21, two-day competition challenges high school and college-level welding teams to fabricate and weld a griddle and grill by following guideline drawings. Working from special "Welding Thunder" road-rig trailers,... Read More