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Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Intelliwave and Shell Sign Global Framework Agreement

September 20, 2016

-SiteSense® Dramatically Increases Time on Tools During Construction Projects- EDMONTON - Intelliwave Technologies Inc., a global leader in material, equipment and personnel cloud-based tracking systems for industrial capital projects, is pleased to announce a Global Framework Agreement with Shell. This Global Framework Agreement supports Shell's ProjectVantage program providing a... Read More

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NREL to Lead New Consortium to improve solar modules.

September 20, 2016

NREL, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will form Durable Module Materials (DuraMat) National Lab Consortium. This new consortium intends to accelerate development of module materials for PV and lower cost of electricity generated by solar power. Respectively, Teresa Barnes from NREL and Anthony Martino of Sandia National Laboratories will serve as director and deputy director for DuraMat. Read More

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AMCA International announces new staff, reorganization.

September 20, 2016

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announced that Dan Manole, PhD, has joined as new Director of Certification. John Cowie, PhD, also joined AMCA as Advocacy Manager. Joseph Brooks, PE, current Director of Certification will become Director of Standards and Publications, while Tim Orris, CAE, current Director of Standards and Publications, will become Director of Member Services. Read More

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GBMP Expands Services to mid-Hudson NY, Northeast NJ areas.

September 20, 2016

GBMP (Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership) announced its first branch office outside of New England will serve mid-Hudson New York and Northeast New Jersey areas. GBMP is partnering with The Center for Operational Excellence at SUNY Stony Brook to offer Lean and Six Sigma education to manufacturing and health care and service organizations. GBMP will begin offering free operational assessments and top management briefings in lean principles and methodologies in late September 2016. Read More

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HI Member Company sees test lab facility approval.

September 20, 2016

Hydraulic Institute announced that member company Armstrong Fluid Technology had their pump test laboratory, located at 23 Bertrand Ave in Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1L 2P3, approved through HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. HI's program aids pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories in developing and maintaining accurate, uniform, and repeatable pump testing protocols as well as adhering to requirements of ISO 17025 regarding test measurement equipment. Read More

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Hydraulic Institute 2016 Fall Conference heads to New Orleans.

September 20, 2016

Scheduled for Oct 24-27, 2016 Fall Conference will serve as collaborative opportunity for HI members, associate members, standards partners, and industry partners to provide their expertise and assist in creating HI standards, technical guidelines, guidebooks, and educational content. During conference, HI will launch Pump Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program, which provides an opportunity for the next generation of industry leaders to gain collective knowledge from industry veterans. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Services

Sunpreme wins $5 Million Award to Develop Advanced Copper Plating Manufacturing Technology for their Heterojunction Solar Cells from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

September 19, 2016

Sunpreme to develop the next-generation of high-performance, low-cost photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing technology LAS VEGAS - Sunpreme, a world-leader in high-efficiency PV cell and module manufacturing, announced today that they have received a $5M award from the U.S. Department of Energy, to develop an advanced manufacturing toolset and process technology for low-cost copper metallization of... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

MarqMetrix® and Metrohm USA are Bringing the TouchRaman(TM) BallProbe® and the Mira Handheld Together for More Accurate and Reliable Raman Measurements.

September 19, 2016

SEATTLE - MarqMetrix has developed the only TouchRaman spectroscopy measurement device and is partnering with Metrohm USA, a leading provider of laboratory and process instrumentation, to make Raman spectroscopy more accessible, accurate and reliable. The Metrohm Mira is a compact Raman spectrometer for rapid, nondestructive identification of samples from a variety of industries. The... Read More

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NREL to Lead One Exascale Computing Project and support 3 more.

September 19, 2016

As part of DOE's Exascale Computing Project (ECP), scientists at NREL will lead efforts to model complex and turbulent flow of wind through large wind plants. NREL will additionally provide support to three 4-year projects: "Transforming Combustion Science and Technology with Exascale Simulations" (Sandia National Laboratories), "Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems" (Argonne National Laboratory), and "Optimizing Stochastic Grid Dynamics at Exascale" (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory). Read More

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ASC Announces 2017 Launch for its Innovation Awards Program.

September 19, 2016

Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is launching ASC Innovation Awards Program in 2017. This award will recognize innovation in adhesive and sealant product developments, and recipients of these awards will demonstrate value proposition of novel chemistry and added value in field application or improvement in design and chemical process. Awards will be presented on April 3, 2017, and submittals must be received by January 31, 2017. Read More

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ASHRAE Congratulates U.S. House on passing H.R.5587.

September 19, 2016

In response to U.S. House of Representatives passing bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R.5587), ASHRAE President Tim Wentz strongly encouraged Senate to "build on these efforts and take bold action to provide further support for STEM education." Such efforts, noted Wentz "would help meet the workforce pipeline need for an estimated 115,000 new HVAC&R technicians by 2022.” Read More

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IPC Technical Education Course covers PCB troubleshooting.

September 19, 2016

On November 2, IPC will present "PCB Troubleshooting" course in Raleigh, NC in conjunction with regional trade show, PCB Carolina. Mike Carano, RBP Chemical Technology, Inc., will teach participants to trace problems and prevent them. Participants will explore range of electrodeposition defects, learn about solderability and other assembly-related issues, and develop strategies to address solder mask peeling, poor circuit trace coverage, skips, bubbles, and poor adhesion in nickel gold plating. Read More

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SME and AMT Partner to co-produce 5 manufacturing events.

September 19, 2016

AMT (Association For Manufacturing Technology) and SME announced their partnership regarding regional, co-branded trade shows focused on manufacturing technology industry. In total, said collaboration encompasses EASTEC, WESTEC, SOUTH-TEC, HOUSTEX, and Mfg4. Events will feature education, applications, and technology innovation – particularly regarding digital manufacturing, automation, MTConnect, and Industrial IoT. Each event will include a mix of region-specific topics and technologies. Read More

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Nominations Open for 2017 Pump Industry Excellence Awards

September 16, 2016

Parsippany, NJ, – Hidden to the general public, pumps are constantly at work behind the scenes: providing clean water, heating and cooling; generating energy and ensuring we can continue to manufacture and produce goods.  While commercial and industrial pumping systems can account for over 25% of electricity use in North America, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) and its members are working hard... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

BLM Group USA to Feature Tube and Sheet Metal Fabricating Solutions at Fabtech 2016

September 16, 2016

Wixom, MI - BLM GROUP USA, (www.blmgroup.com), a global leader in the manufacture of tube and flat sheet processing solutions will display its wide range of equipment in booth N6300 at FABTECH 2016, November, 16-18, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company will demonstrate the LC5 tube and sheet fabricating machine, the LT-FREE fiber laser... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

I.D. Systems Signs New Intermodal Chassis Customer

September 15, 2016

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - The Asset Intelligence® subsidiary of I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY), a leading provider of enterprise asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, announces a new customer relationship for deploying its VeriWise® Chassis tracking solution. American Intermodal Management, based in Scottsdale, AZ, is partnering with Asset... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Presumptive Narcotic Field Testing Evolves with TacticID® Handheld ID Instruments

September 15, 2016

NEWARK, Del. - BW Tek, an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is proud to be setting precedents with instrumentation that radically advances narcotic field-testing protocols. The TacticID system has the industry's largest on-board library of narcotics, pharmaceutical pills and cutting agents along... Read More

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ASHRAE Data Center Standard offers performance-based approach.

September 15, 2016

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 90.4-2016, Energy Standard for Data Centers, features performance-based approach that is flexible and accommodating of changes occur in design, construction, and operations in that industry. Specifically, this design standard establishes minimum energy efficiency requirements of data centers for design and construction, for creation of plan for operation and maintenance, and for utilization of on- or off-site renewable energy resources. Read More

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MetalForming Magazine Conference to highlight ERP software.

September 15, 2016

MetalForming magazine, the flagship publication of PMA, announces The Manufacturing ERP Experience—a conference that will provide small to mid-sized manufacturers of metalformed and fabricated products with information on leveraging ERP software to gain complete control of their projects. Scheduled for October 13-14, event will include demonstrations from leading suppliers of ERP software and keynote presentations on the latest trends and developments in ERP software. Read More

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Online PSA Certificate Program teaches improvement recognition.

September 15, 2016

Available for professionals who work in energy management and power generation as well as those who operate and maintain any pumping system, Pump Assessment (PSA) Certificate Program teaches processes and steps needed to conduct pumping system audits and identify optimization opportunities in industrial/commercial systems. This self-paced, 8-part program covers diverse topics and outlines methods to collect, measure, analyze, document, and manage conclusions during pumping systems assessment. Read More