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Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Pneumatic Saw precisely trims concrete pilings.

April 28, 2016

Featuring 14 in. fiberglass reinforced blade with 5 in. cutting depth, MILLHOG® Air Powered Saw mounts onto WrapTrack® System that clamps around 6–60 in. dia pile using stainless steel bands. Trolley mounts onto track and supports saw as it smoothly glides around on V-grooved, stainless steel wheels, and operator score cuts around piling to achieve clean, square cut before trimming without damaging reinforcing bars. This 3 hp saw operates on 90 psi shop air @ 80 cfm. Read More

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ContentBridge Turns to Equinix to Transform Digital Supply Chain

April 27, 2016

Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ Enables Leading Digital Supply Chain Provider to Transform Content Distribution Model for Media Industry REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that ContentBridge, a leading provider of digital supply chain solutions for the media and entertainment industry, has turned to... Read More

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NREL demonstrates process for enzymatic ammonia production.

April 27, 2016

New process using light to reduce dinitrogen into ammonia, the main ingredient in chemical fertilizers, could inspire development of more sustainable processes that eliminate energy-intensive, lengthier processes now commonly in use. According to researchers at NREL, photochemical (photon) energy can serve as a substitute for the adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP)-dependent electron transfer mechanism typically used in biology to drive nitrogenase to reduce dinitrogen (N2) to ammonia (NH3). Read More

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AASHTO Bolsters Earth Day with DOT video and green initiatives.

April 27, 2016

On this year's Earth Day, AASHTO will release its video highlighting efforts underway by Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) to make its transportation system more sustainable. "Transportation Sustainability: Hawaii" is said to illustrate holistic approach taken to meet current and future mobility and accessibility needs while protecting environmental resources. AASHTO is also highlighting initiatives underway by MI, IL, WA, CA, Washington D.C., CO, VT, and ID. Read More

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Research Team builds first quantum cascade laser on silicon.

April 27, 2016

Team of researchers from across the country, led by Alexander Spott, University of California, Santa Barbara, have built the first quantum cascade laser on silicon. Advance may have applications that span from chemical bond spectroscopy and gas sensing, to astronomy and free-space communications. Next step for team is to improve heat dissipation to optimize performance of these QCLs and to allow them to make continuous-wave QCLs on silicon. Read More

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Aerospace and Defense Industry is vital for U.S. economy.

April 27, 2016

According to study commissioned by AIA from business information firm IHS Inc., aerospace and defense industry is a vital component of U.S. economy, not solely for the role it plays in national security, transportation, and technological innovation, but also because its influence spans many sectors and every state. Study estimates that industry supported 1.7 million jobs within businesses producing end-user goods and services and within supply chain, and generated $300 billion in economic value. Read More

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ASABE Revises Standard regarding slow-moving vehicle ID emblem.

April 27, 2016

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) revised ANSI/ASAE S276.8 APR2016, which identifies requirements and applications for slow-moving vehicle (SMV) identification emblem. Specifically, revisions clarify requirement for use of SMV emblem on towed agricultural implements and equipment as well as clarify center triangle color as nonreflective red-orange fluorescent throughout said document. Read More

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PMMI recognizes gains in packaging sustainability.

April 27, 2016

Consumer awareness of the environment and their ensuing demand for sustainable products has prompted the processing and packaging industry to respond with sustainable initiatives in operations and packaging. Breaking Down Sustainable Packaging infographic, produced by PMMI, shows how the industry, particularly food and beverage, household and personal care, and healthcare packaging segments are adopting sustainable practices to meet increased demand of consumers. Read More

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ASTM Standard Test Method will aid stormwater treatment.

April 27, 2016

ASTM International test method C1814/C1814M-16 will help determine hydraulic capacity of treatment devices that filter stormwater runoff. Primary users will be labs, manufacturers, and engineers. According to ASTM member Dr. Peter Weiss, this standard, by helping ensure treatment devices have capacity needed to treat expected stormwater runoff flow rates, helps ensure design flow rate can be adequately treated and enables accurate comparisons among all units being considered. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Services, Software, Vision Systems

Telemetrics Showcases Camera Robotics Software Platforms that Streamline Workflows at NAB 2016

April 26, 2016

Powerful Enterprise, Studio and Legislative Camera Robotics Control Platforms Las Vegas, NV (April 18, 2016) - New digital technologies and economic influencers continue to impact production practices and operations in television studios and production facilities around the globe. At this year’s NAB, Telemetrics, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of camera robotics systems, is... Read More

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Fleetmatics to Exhibit at NAFA 2016 Institute and Expo

April 26, 2016

DUBLIN and BOSTON - Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), will be exhibiting at the NAFA (National Association of Fleet Administrators) 2016 Institute Expo from April 19- 22, at Booth #201, showcasing Fleetmatics REVEAL™, a highly differentiated... Read More

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Runzheimer to Present, Exhibit at NAFA Fleet Management Institute and Expo

April 26, 2016

Runzheimer scheduled to present on the expectations of the future workforce at leading fleet management expo WATERFORD, Wis. - Runzheimer, a business vehicle, relocation information and expense management services provider, will be presenting and exhibiting at the NAFA 2016 Institute and Expo in Austin, TX this week, a leading event for the fleet management industry. The Runzheimer team... Read More

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Teletrac Navman and Garmin Partner to Provide New In-cab Fleet Management Solution in North America

April 26, 2016

GLENVIEW, Ill. - Teletrac Navman, a leading GPS tracking and fleet management provider, announced a partnership with Garmin to provide a new in-cab tablet solution. This solution enables customers to use Teletrac Navman's fleet management app suite, Drive, with Garmin's world leading navigation. Teletrac Navman Drive on Garmin focuses on daily customer workflows like in-cab... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Cavium Showcases Innovative NFV/SDN Technology Solutions at NFV World Congress 2016

April 26, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for cloud, data center, telco infrastructure, enterprise, wired and wireless networking, is demonstrating the company's innovative solutions for NFV, SDN, Security, 5G Networks, and Telco Cloud at this week's NFV World Congress 2016. The show expo dates are... Read More

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FDT Group names new executives to board of directors.

April 26, 2016

Andre Uhl, director, device lifecycle platform for Schneider Electric Automation GmbH and Shinji Oda, general manager, technology marketing, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, have been named to FDT Group's board of directors. Mr. Uhl has many years of experience in the industrial market managing R&D centers for industrial and motion control applications. Mr. Oda joined Yokogawa in 1986 and has played a key role in development of successive CENTUM Distributed Control System offerings. Read More

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EPA celebrates affiliates that support cleaner freight.

April 26, 2016

As part of 2016 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge, EPA is honoring: American Trucking Associations, Environmental Defense Fund, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Penske Truck Leasing, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Specialty Graphic Industry Association, and Wisconsin Clean Cities. Affiliates have done outstanding work reaching out to inform and educate businesses, communities, truck drivers, and other stakeholders about steps they can take to reduce freight emissions. Read More

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ASTM Plastics Committee names Mark Lavach as new chairman.

April 26, 2016

Mark L. Lavach, analytical and systems research manager at Arkema, Inc. (King of Prussia, PA), will serve as chairman of ASTM International Committee D20 on Plastics. ASTM member since 1994, Lavach has been with Arkema, Inc. since its creation in 2006 and previously served as manager at Atofina and scientist with Elf Atochem. Lavach has been honored with multiple awards and actively participates in multiple associations. Read More

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OSA hosts annual Biomedical Optics Conference.

April 26, 2016

OSA's Optics and Photonics Congresses will host series of topical meetings beginning on April 25 and closing on April 28. Congresses will focus on technological solutions to medical challenges and applications that complement OSA Congress’ focus on optics in the life sciences. With over 400 attendees expected, annual Biomedical Optics topical meetings attract global leaders in engineering, optics, and medicine, as well as graduate students from around the world. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services, Transportation Industry Products

Image Generator supports commercial airline pilot training.

April 26, 2016

Housed in single chassis, Independence® IDX 80 is designed and optimized for simulation applications requiring 2–8 separate display devices. System is powered by Intel's 6-core Xeon CPUs and NVIDIA's Quadro M-series GPUs. It includes MANTIS® software for real-time visual simulation as well as GeoScapeSE® World-Wide Database. IDX 80 is suited for variety of applications including commercial FAA/EASA Level-D flight training, ground vehicle training, maritime training, and UAV training. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services

Shelf Life of Rubber Products

April 25, 2016

Rubber products can remain in inventory for long periods of time. Shelf life, the storage period prior to part installation, varies by elastomer type. Storage conditions such as temperature, humidity, ozone, and exposure to light also affect the shelf life of rubber products. By understanding these factors and best practices, buyers can make informed decisions about sourcing elastomers and... Read More