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SEI Selected to manage biobased certification program.

September 2, 2016

U.S. Department of Agriculture selected Safety Equipment Institute (SEI), subsidiary of ASTM International, to manage certification program supporting labeling of products determined to be biobased. According to SEI president Pat Gleason, "This program empowers everyone…to make environmentally conscious purchases, while also helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for those products."... Read More

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NFPA releases FPIRC technical program details.

September 1, 2016

Official topics for the 2016 Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference technical program have been announced. On October 10, program will include Breakout 1: Fluids & Lubrication and Breakout 2: Modeling & Control Systems. October 11 will feature Panel 1: Role of Start-Ups in a Healthy Industry and Panel 2: External Technology Trends. On October 12, program will cover Breakout 3: Mobile... Read More

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IPC releases topic brief on international trade agreements.

September 1, 2016

Released by IPC, Trade Agreements' Impact on the Electronics Industry is a topic brief that explores details of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the TransPacific Partnership. In particular, brief addresses potential impacts of these trade agreements on various segments and regions of the global electronics industry. It also provides a historical perspective of U.S. trade... Read More

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Teresa Sebring named President of MCAA.

September 1, 2016

MCAA's Board of Directors appointed Teresa Sebring as President of the association, effective August 1, 2016. Mrs. Sebring joined MCAA in 1997 as Administrative Assistant to the President. Since 2012 she has served as Vice-President and has been responsible for operations of MCAA, including communications, data programs and staff oversight, marketing, and meeting/event planning. She also... Read More

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FABTECH 2016 highlights need for skilled labor.

September 1, 2016

FABTECH 2016 invites runners and walkers to support the future of manufacturing at this year's RUN4MFG 5K, which will take place the morning of Nov 18, as part of FABTECH 2016, scheduled for Nov 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Purpose of event is to highlight the need for skilled workers in the manufacturing industry. Now in its fourth year, RUN4MFG 5K benefits nonprofit educational... Read More

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Choice Waterjet Parts Exhibiting at FABTECH Choice Supplies Waterjet Parts for All Major Brands

August 31, 2016

ST. MICHAEL, Minn. (August 16, 2016) - Choice Waterjet Parts, a division of Jet Edge, is exhibiting at FABTECH, Nov. 16-18 in Las Vegas. Look for Choice Waterjet Parts in Booth C25085. During FABTECH, Choice will display a wide range of waterjet parts, including nozzles and orifices, UHP pump parts, cutting heads, cutting head parts, on/off valve parts, HP seal kits, swivels and much more. Choice... Read More

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ANSI Accredited Committee stabilizes lamp cap temp rise standard.

August 31, 2016

As announced by National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 stabilized ANSI C78.60360 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Standard Method of Measurement of Lamp Cap Temperature Rise. This standard describes lamp cap temperature rise measurement method used when testing incandescent or discharge lamps for compliance with limits. Read More

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Raytheon Awarded US Navy MK 54 Torpedo Contract

August 31, 2016

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $37,723,774 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive, cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of MK 54 lightweight torpedo common parts kits; MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits; and MK 54 exercise fuel tanks, spares, production support material, engineering support, and hardware repair support. This contract... Read More

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AAMA's RUsmarter Returns with discounts on courses, exams.

August 31, 2016

From September 12 through October 12, online contest hosted by American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will offer discounts on FenestrationMasters® courses and exams. One quiz question will be asked each Monday on AAMA's LinkedIn group, and another quiz question will be posted on AAMA's Twitter account each Wednesday. Additionally, AAMA will host "Are You Smarter... Read More

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IPC Details July 2016 Findings of NA PCB Statistical Program.

August 31, 2016

Findings from IPC's North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program for July 2016 show continuing PCB sales growth, while order growth was negative. This caused book-to-bill ratio to decrease to 0.94. Total North American PCB shipments were 1.2% above July 2015, and YTD shipment growth was up 5.4%. Compared to June 2016, shipments were down 18.0%. PCB bookings decreased... Read More

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NASA awards launch services contract for Mars 2020 mission.

August 30, 2016

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC to provide launch services for a mission that will address high-priority science goals for agency's Journey to Mars. Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July 2020 aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Rover will conduct geological assessments, determine habitability of environment, search for... Read More

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General Dynamics NASCO to Build Container Ships for Matson

August 30, 2016

SAN DIEGO - General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it has signed a contract with Matson Navigation Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), for the design and construction of two Kanaloa Class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-capable containerships with roll-on, roll-off capability. The 870-foot-long, 3,500 TEU... Read More

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PICA announces 2015 PICA Award winner.

August 30, 2016

Printing Industry of the Carolinas has announced that Heritage Printing & Graphics, Inc. is an award winner in the 2015 PICA Awards Competition, which recognizes printing and imaging companies who combine fine craftsmanship with technology to produce outstanding finished products. This year, PICA Awards attracted more than 630 entries from 47 printing companies, along with more than 125 entries... Read More

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NREL Research supports sustainable wind energy.

August 30, 2016

NREL researchers are working with industry partners toward an energy future that features significant levels of reliable, affordable, and sustainable wind energy. NREL's 5 MW Dynamometer Test Facility allows National Wind Technology Center engineers to verify performance and reliability of wind turbine drivetrain prototypes and commercial machines. Researchers can control turbine... Read More

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Intelligrated Named to SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2016

August 29, 2016

CINCINNATI — Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, announces its recognition on Supply Demand Chain Executive’s list of 100 great supply chain projects for its work with Merrill Corporation. Implementing the Intelligrated Voice solution enabled the 3PL document... Read More

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2016 CTIA Awards Finalist Lean One-Touch Single Station Solution(TM) by FutureDial Streamlines Workflows & Boosts Profit Margins for the Mobile Device Supply Chain

August 26, 2016

FutureDial's Lean One-Touch Platform™ is recognized by CTIA industry expert panel for award consideration as a Best in Mobility Management Solution for automating and consolidating device processing to increase speed and effectiveness while driving down operation costs for mobile supply chain businesses. SUNNYVALE, Calif. - The reverse supply chain for smartphones and tablets is big... Read More

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Rapid Replacement Part Service helps minimize downtime.

August 26, 2016

Freudenberg Xpress provides replacement parts, prototypes, and small production runs of seals and other components. Using CNC lathe machine with milling functions, company can produce complex seals that are more than 5 ft in diameter and with features such as oval cuttings, holes on seal circumference, and hexagonal and rectangular shapes. Components are made from 94 AU 30000 polyurethane, which... Read More

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MAVERICK Uses DCSNext Solution to Move Major DCS Migration Project into Final Phase

August 26, 2016

DCSNext capabilities allow INEOS Styrolution to avoid any additional downtime during migration and leverage the complete benefits of the latest technology COLUMBIA, Ill. — MAVERICK Technologies announces the completion of the second phase of a major DCS migration for its client INEOS Styrolution, a polystyrene manufacturer. MAVERICK applied its DCSNext solution, which takes an innovative... Read More

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Electrical Manufacturers ask for comprehensive energy bill.

August 26, 2016

During visits with Capitol Hill staff, NEMA members hand-delivered a request for lawmakers on Energy Conference Committee to reconcile differences between H.R. 8, North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015, and S. 2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015.  Electroindustry recommendations urged lawmakers to craft one comprehensive energy bill that supports and... Read More

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Solar Power International to light up Las Vegas Sept 12-15.

August 26, 2016

Cosponsored by Solar Energy Industries Association and Smart Electric Power Alliance, Solar Power International will feature opening session with industry visionary David Crane, the former CEO of NRG. Two back-to-back workshops on Sept 13 will explore net metering debates in Nevada and New York. More than 600 companies and other exhibitors will be on the tradeshow floor, including 2 storage... Read More