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IPC Releases White Paper on Washability of E-Textiles

IPC’s D-70 E-Textiles Committee white paper IPC WP-024 focuses on reliability and washability of smart textile structures. The paper provides insights from team of researchers on e-textiles washability testing parameters and initial tests results. The D-70 committee headed by Stephanie Rodgers of Apex Mills plans for IPC-WP-024 to be first in series of papers from the industry. The paper...

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IDSA Unveils International Design Excellence Awards 2018 Winners

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) announces IDEA 2018 winners and display the award winning designs (gold, silver and bronze) in the IDEA preview gallery. The winners are announced during IDEA Ceremony and Gala on Sept. 19 at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA. The 2018 program categories include automotive and transportation, branding, consumer technology, home, medical...

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ASABE Completes Revision ANSI/ASAE S315.5

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, ASABE, recently announced that it has completed a revision to its agricultural baling standard, ANSI/ASAE S315.5, Agricultural Baling Twine for Automatic Balers. Within the revision is a change in the description for the number of knotters and an increase for the knot strength limit for square balers. The alteration also corrects the...

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Carolinas AGC Announces Its 2018 Hall Of Fame And Hall Of Fame Legacy Winners

At the 2018 Carolinas AGC Summit and Expo, Carolinas AGC revealed its 5 Hall of Fame and 1 Hall of Fame Legacy winners. The award winners all made significant contributions to Carolinas AGC, the construction industry and to the communities in which they serve. Luther Barringer from RAND Construction was named the 2018 Hall of Fame Legacy Award Winner. The 5 Hall of Fame Award Winners were James...

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Five New Technical Standards Issued By SAE International

During the month of July, SAE International issued 5 new technical documents for the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. The documents addressed an array of subject matters, including external fluid leakage definitions for landing gear shock absorbers and aluminum alloys, instructions relating to the usage of plug-in electric vehicle communications and benchmark H-point...

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AAMA Announces Its New Technical Director Steven Saffell

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association appoints Steven Saffell as technical director effective from Aug. 13. He is a tapestry of architectural firm work, modular home design and manufactured housing. Steffell will be performing the technical operations that include standards, product certification and codes and regulatory affairs. He is experienced in managing technical teams,...

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AASHTO Honors Eight Transportation Projects from Six Southeastern States

Sponsored by AASHTO, Socrata, AAA and the U.S. chamber of Commerce the 11th Annual American Transportation awards are given to eight projects from six southeastern states in Quality of Life/Community Development, Best Use of Technology and Innovation, and Operations Excellence categories. The winning projects are Georgia 400 Trail/PATH 400, I-24 Improvements for Hankook Tire, Wilmington Bypass,...

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SME Releases 30 Under 30 Edition of Manufacturing Engineering Magazine

The SME shares the stories of 30 young men and women those who were nominated by educators, managers and enterprise owners based on their contributions. These young persons are exploring advanced technologies and expanding boundaries in the manufacturing industry. Some notable examples are Maeve Guilfoyle (Limerick Institute of Technology), Amberlee Haselhuhn (GM in Warren, Michigan), Zongchang...

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New ROI Calculator from CISCA Calculates Annual Expense to a Business

Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association’s ROI Calculator enables business executives to determine return on investment in office acoustics. This calculator calculates the impact on employee productivity, attendance and retention, return on investment and approximate payback period. This application allows user to enter basic information about their office space. This provides...

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IPC Thanks U.S. Congress on Workforce Education Bill

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries applauds U.S. Congress for sending legislation to President Trump. The President signed Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act on Tuesday. This act address the workforce shortage. IPC has been investing on programs such as IPC EDGE online platform, job task analysis, earn and learn, STEM programming and veterans/...

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