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AASHTO Announces the Retirement of Frederick G. Wright

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials announces that Frederick G. “Bud ” Wright, Executive Director about the retirement by the end of 2018. Wright joined association in November 2012 and contributed to the development of strategic plan to focus on all transportation modes. Previously he served as the executive director of Federal Highway Administration from...

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NEMA Announces New Standards for Smart Transportation Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) publishes NEMA TS 8-2018 (Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation Systems). The new standards are designed to allow agencies and transportation owners for the security implementation of surface transportation electronic systems. NEMA TS 8-2018 standards provide a balance between present threat environment and real-world...

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IPC Awards Ventec International Group with IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing

Ventec International Group is presented with IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing by IPC's on behalf of Validation Services Program. Ventec manufacturer of electronic materials’ VT-90H and VT-901 products are qualified to specification sheet 40 of IPC-4101E (Specification for Base Materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed Boards). IPC’s validation services QPL/QML Program is formed to...

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IREC Launches Online Interactive Video Solar Training

Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) begins online training for local code officials. The training will be given by experienced technical education, training and workforce development specialist Joe Sarubbi. The training helps code officials in inspecting residential rooftop solar installations in local jurisdictions in U. S. Sessions will be presented in easy-to-watch video formats.

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SME Relocates Headquarters to Southfield

SME nonprofit manufacturing association moves world headquarters from Dearborn to Southfield. The headquarters at Southfield is located over 39,000 sq-ft on the 19th and 20th floors of the 1000 tower. New office helps the organization in building inspired, educated and prosperous manufacturing community and is designed with large windows around the perimeter flood the open office with natural...

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IPC Meet to Discuss on Trade and Evironmental Regulations

IPC Members will be gathering in Washington, D.C. on May 21-23 to discuss on Pro-Manufacturing policies that include workforce development, trade and defense electronics supply chain resiliency. During the meet the group members will meet congressional leaders and senior officials from the departments of defense, commerce, education and treasury. IPC will be presenting Government IMPACT Award to...

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IPC is Concerned Over Higher Tariffs on China

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries warned Trump administration on levying higher tariffs on goods imported from China will affect U.S. electronics manufacturers. According to IPC survey the increase in tariffs will increase cost of base materials for producing high-reliability electronics. The survey says that 87 percent of U. S. manufacturers import raw materials, components,...

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IPC Automotive Electronics Reliability Forum Focuses on Automotive Electronics Design and Manufacturing

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries conducts Automotive Electronics Reliability Forum during June 4-5 at Nuremberg, Germany. The forum includes thought leaders and subject matter experts from leading electronics and automotive companies. Andreas Aal expert at Volkswagen will inaugurate forum on June 4 and Maxime Makarov will be discussing on Challenges of Using Advanced Package...

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American Architectural Manufacturers Association Honored Rich Walker

AAMA honors Rich Walker for his service as the president and CEO for 18 years. Rich provided indelible, positive impression on the AAMA culture. He started his tenure at AAMA as technical director in 1996 and leaded the implementation of strategic objectives expanding scope of services FenestrationMasters® Program. Janice Yglesias, executive vice president succeeds walker and controls over all...

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