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ASTM International honors Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri.

Oct 03, 2016

Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri received the 2016 ASTM International President’s Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals early in their ASTM career who have significantly advanced organization's mission through extraordinary accomplishment, example, and vision. Rachuri is serving as Editor-in-Chief of ASTM's new journal, Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, and is founding member... Read More

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IPC and SMTA to jointly present conference.

Oct 03, 2016

IPC, in partnership with Surface Mount Technology Association, will host High-Reliability Cleaning and Conformal Coating Conference, Oct 25–27. Conference will focus on electronics assembly and influence of cleanliness and coating on producing reliable hardware. Session topics include: processes for achieving reliability; cleaning materials, machines, rinsing, and process control; conformal... Read More

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Lincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology at FABTECH 2016

Sep 30, 2016

Connect with Lincoln Electric companies in both the North and Central halls during the show Cleveland – Lincoln Electric’s exhibits at FABTECH 2016, Nov. 16-18, in Las Vegas will feature demonstrations, technologies and application experts from each of the company’s welding, cutting, automation and integration brands for the metal fabrication industry. This year, Lincoln Electric has two... Read More

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Industry Leaders to convene for OSA's 100th Annual Meeting.

Sep 30, 2016

From Oct 17-20, innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical, and educational presentations will be highlighted during OSA's 100th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2016 in Rochester, NY. Meeting will cover breadth of optical science and engineering in 4 days of cutting edge content that highlights scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. Program also provides attendees with... Read More

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Nobel Laureates to participate in Light the Future program.

Sep 30, 2016

OSA announced addition of 7 Nobel Laureates to its "Light the Future" speaker series at FiO/LS, featuring theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku, City College of New York, NY. Nobel Laureates include Nicolaas Bloembergen, Robert F. Curl, Roy Glauber, John L. Hall, W.E. Moerner, William D. Phillips, and David J. Wineland. Program will take place Oct 20 from 11:00–13:30 (EDT) at the... Read More

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Current Conditions Index drops below 50.

Sep 30, 2016

After 6 months of scoring 50 or higher, NEMA's Electroindustry Business Conditions Index dropped to 47.1 in September, suggesting that current conditions are no longer conducive for expansion in the electrical manufacturing sector. Only 24% of respondents reported better conditions versus 33% last month. Share of respondents reporting worse conditions nearly doubled from 17% in August to 29%... Read More

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PMA to hold Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference.

Sep 30, 2016

PMA and MetalForming magazine announce the first annual Metal Stamping Technology and Tool & Die Conference, which will provide metal stamping, die design, and die construction companies with an opportunity to network and learn about new, emerging, evolving, and maturing technologies that are impactful to these industries. Scheduled to take place December 6-7, 2016, in Chicago, IL, event includes... Read More

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ASHRAE Scholarships provide financial aid for 33 students.

Sep 30, 2016

Thirty-three students will receive scholarship funds from ASHRAE. In total, $164,000 worth of financial assistance will be provided for 2016–2017 school year. According to Chuck Curlin, chair of Scholarship Trustees, ASHRAE scholarships help defray some college education costs, create direct connection between recipients and ASHRAE, and positively impact students' lives by allowing... Read More

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PMMI's FSMA Update Report tracks food company compliance progress.

Sep 30, 2016

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Update Report by PMMI analyzes responses from 47 food industry stakeholders on FSMA preparedness and identifies what food manufacturers need from supplier partners. According to said report, fresh fruit and vegetable processors and small food companies are expected to have the most difficulty with compliance. Report also notes many managers still need... Read More

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SPE honors Noel Tessier with lifetime achievement award.

Sep 30, 2016

SPE Thermoforming Division has presented Noel Tessier of CMT Materials, Inc. with its lifetime achievement award. Mr. Tessier is a materials scientist with over 35 years of experience in the research and development of composite materials. Author and co-author of 5 patents and numerous technical articles and presentations, Mr. Tessier has had significant impact on the thin gauge thermoforming... Read More

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AAMA Keynote Speaker emphasizes valuing others' knowledge.

Sep 30, 2016

Those present at American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2016 National Fall Conference heard keynote speaker Garrison Wynn share ways in which top performers harness personal and organizational influence. In particular, Wynn stressed importance of making people feel like they've been heard. Advice centered around how to work with difficult people, taking responsibility for... Read More

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IPC releases PCB industry results for August 2016.

Sep 30, 2016

According to August 2016 findings from North American PCB Statistical Program, book-to-bill ratio returned to positive territory and stands at 1.02 due to positive order growth and negative sales growth. Total North American PCB shipments in August were 4.1% below same month last year. Year-to-date as of August, however, shipment growth remains positive at 4.2%. Compared to preceding month,... Read More

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NEMA Revises Standard on magnet wire.

Sep 30, 2016

ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2016 presents NEMA standards for magnet wire, including standards for round, rectangular, and square-film insulated and fibrous-covered copper and aluminum magnet wire. Covering general requirements, product specifications, and test procedures for manufacture and packaging, revision also includes specifications defining requirements for Class 120 polyvinyl acetal film... Read More

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AMCA International revises AMCA Publication 11.

Sep 30, 2016

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announced AMCA Publication 11-16, Certified Ratings Program Operating Manual, which governs AMCA International Certified Ratings Program. This document is to be used in conjunction with companion documents, such as AMCA Publications 111/211/212/311/511/611/1011, as applicable. Other companion documents include AMCA International... Read More

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Sintavia Relies on Concept Laser for 3D Process Monitoring in Real-Time for Metal Additive Manufacturing

Sep 30, 2016

Sintavia chooses the Concept Laser M2 cusing 3D metal printer and its Quality Monitoring (QM) module for meltpool monitoring Grapevine, Texas, - Sintavia, LLC, a leading developer of 3D metal printing solutions for the Aerospace and Defense and other critical industries, announced today that it has acquired a Concept Laser M2 cusing 3D metal printer along with the related... Read More

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Sciaky's Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) Technology Helps Major Automotive Manufacturer Cut Significant Time and Costs with the Creation and Repair of Tooling and Stamping Dies

Sep 29, 2016

CHICAGO - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), and leading provider of metal 3D printing solutions, announced today that its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) technology helped a major automotive manufacturer cut significant time and costs with the creation and repair of several tooling and stamping dies. An example of a forming die that can be... Read More

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OSA Light the Future Program to feature keynote by Michio Kaku.

Sep 29, 2016

Optical Society (OSA), along with theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku, will host latest Light the Future series, which is scheduled to take place at Frontiers in Optics Conference and Exhibit (FiO) on October 20, 2016. Dr. Kaku will look towards next 100 years in optics and provide his vision of self-driving cars, 3D printing, and a billion-pixel camera. Sir Peter L. Knight,... Read More

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EPA's SmartWay honors Green leaders in freight industry.

Sep 29, 2016

EPA announced 2016 winners of SmartWay® Excellence Awards, which honor logistic companies and shippers in retail and manufacturing sectors. Awards recognize top-performing SmartWay shipper partners that demonstrate how businesses can mitigate carbon footprints and contribute to cleaner, healthier air, while saving on fuel costs. Award winners demonstrate a commitment to environmental... Read More

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Five Industry Companies win first-ever BSA Excellence Awards.

Sep 29, 2016

BSA President, John Ruth, BDI, presented first Annual BSA Excellence Awards for outstanding service by bearing Distributors and Manufacturers to end use customer. Manufacturer Excellence Award winners include: Baldor - Dodge for ULTRA KLEEN Ball Bearing, Schaeffler Group for FAG SmartCheck condition monitoring device, and The Timken Company for Timken Sheave Pac Bearing Assembly. Recognizing... Read More

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NEMA ramps up Get Out the Vote effort.

Sep 28, 2016

NEMA is making efforts to increase voter registration and share electroindustry priorities for the coming election. To this end, the 2016 Election Center on the NEMA website provides information on the voter registration process, absentee and early voting, and the "dos and don’ts" of federal election law, in addition to summaries of NEMA’s positions on industry-related topics. Read More