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AWC Presents DCA 6-2015 IRC Guide in Spanish Version

American Wood Council releases Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide: DCA 6 – 2015 IRC Version in Spanish version. The document (DCA 6) was developed for promoting good, code-compliant deck design and construction for safe outdoor structures. It is a part of AWC's Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) series.

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NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Competition Pairs Industry Mentors with University Students

The NFPA’s Fluid Power Association Vehicle competition challenges college engineering students to redesign traditional bicycle by using hydraulics as mode of power transmission. The industry mentors are paired with students participating in the challenge for helping them take their designs. Mentors help with things such as vehicle designs and schematics, component selection, assembly questions...

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IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Brings Entire Electronics Industry Supply Chain Together

IPC APEX EXPO 2019 – “Technology’s Future Comes Together” provides education, professional development courses and Buzz sessions. The event features 5,292 attendees from 56 countries and welcomes 440 exhibitors. It attracts a total of 9,796 visitors and features nearly 75 technical papers that describe about original research and innovations from industry experts around the world. The...

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IPC Presented Leadership, Special Recognition and Distinguished Committee Service Awards

IPC honored individuals who made significant contributions to IPC and the industry on January 28 and January 30 at IPC APEX EXPO 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center. The awards were given to 8-81 PERM Self-Mitigation, 7-31FT IPC/WHMA-A-620, D-33AA IPC-6012 and 5-22a J-STD-001 Task Group. Symon Franklin and Debbie Wade were given with Committee leadership awards and the special recognition...

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AWC Announces 2018 Top Webinars

The American Wood Council announces 2018 popular live and self-study webinars that detailed changes related to wood construction in 2018 IBC and IRC. The following are the popular webinars of 2018: 2018 IBC & 2018 IRC Changes (BCD130), 2018 WFCM Changes (STD350) and Wood Shear Wall Seismic and Wind Design Example per 2015 WFCM and 2015 SDPWS (DES413-5) whereas the influential webinars are Fire...

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MPIF Announces 2019 Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy (PM) Award Recipients

The Awards Committee of Metal Powder Industries Federation names 2019 MPIF Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy award winners. These awards are given to individuals who actively served North American PM industry for at least a duration of 25 years. The award recipients are Denis Christopherson, Zhigang Fang, Robert M. Gasior, Ryuichiro Goto, William A. Heath, Stephen J. Lanze, Deepak Madan,...

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AIM Releases the Publication of Annual Year in Review

The AIM 2018-Year in Review offers activity highlights that focus on strategic impact AIM and its members made in their efforts for the enhancement of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC). The association provides unbiased information, educational resources and standards. The latest release include the details of the cutting edge work done by AIM that have the capability to link...

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Carolinas AGC Presents 2018 Pinnacle Awards

Carolinas AGC honors 2018 Pinnacle Awards to five construction projects. The award winners are best building project (Vidant Health and Cascade Saloon Redevelopment), best highway-heavy project (Salem Greek connector and Wilmington Bypass Segment B) and individual pinnacle award (Vaughn Wicker). The five construction excellence awardees are Cool Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Express...

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NEMA Supports DOE to Revise Definition of General Service Lamps

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association expresses support for the Department of Energy’s proposal to revise January 2017 definitions for general service lamps. The Department proposes to align DOE definitions with the definitions established by Congress in 2017. The Final Rule issued by DOE in January 19, 2017 concludes that the definitions should include light bulbs which provide...

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AAMA Revises Guidelines for Color Measurement Requirements

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association adds guidelines for describing the requirements of color measurement. The AAMA CMR-1-18 is a resource to identify six parameters that are specified for properly measuring and comparing color. AAMA updates the document to accommodate changes made to measurement averaging and color difference equations.

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