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New Partnership with Safetrust Allows for Mobile Management

Identification Systems Group has a new partnership with mobile credential solutions provider Safetrust. This allows ISG members in the US and Canada to have both door and logical access control solutions through mobile credential management. With mobile devices always in use and recent security advancements in the integration of mobile devices with tokens, certificates and application program...

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New Board Officers for The Adhesive and Sealant Council Elected and Reelected

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has announced its new and reelected board members with terms from 2019-2020 and three year terms ending December 31st, 2021. New officers serving from 2019-2020 include Brian McSwigan as Chairman of the Board and Matt Devine as Treasurer, while Charles Williams will act as Past Chair for two years. For those with three year terms, Robin Butera and Dan Horner...

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IPC Announces the Winners of APEX EXPO 2019 Innovation Awards

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries will present awards for the innovators and forward thinkers who made technological landscape of electronics industry on Tuesday, January 29 2019. The awards will be given to GreenSource Fabrication LLC, Meyer Burger (Netherlands) BV, Nordson DAGE, Henkel Corporation and Vayo (Shanghai) Technology Co., Ltd. The innovations were scored by the...

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NEMA Elects Mark Gliebe as Its New Chairman of NEMA Board of Governors

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association names Mark Gliebe as the chairman of its Board of Governors and welcomes new officers for 2019: Raj Batra of Siemens (Vice-president), Revathi Advaithi from Eaton Corporation (Treasurer) and David Nord from Hubbell (Immediate Past-Chairman). Gliebe has two decades of experience in motor and power transmission manufacturing industries. The...

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Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Now Represents Golf Cars and Light Transport Vehicles

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) represents manufacturers of utility vehicles for a wide range of end-user applications. The OPEI expands its representation of outdoor power equipment industry by adding the designs and performance of golf cars and personal transport vehicles that are related to ANSI standards. The International Light Transportation Vehicle Association transfers its...

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data for November Shows Fall in Unemployment Rate

The Associated Builders and Contractors releases U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. According to the analysis the unemployment rate for November in construction industry estimated to fell nationally in 44 states on a year-over-year basis. The top five states with lowest estimated NSA construction unemployment rates are Utah (2.2 percent), Delaware (2.3 percent), Vermont (2.4 percent) and...

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Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division Invites Nominations for Annual Thermoformer of the Year Award

The Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division calls for the nomination for Thermoformer of the Year Award and the deadline for the nomination is March 31, 2019. The award will be given at the 27th Annual SPE Thermoforming Conference® held during September 9-11 at the Wisconsin Center and Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The award is given to individuals who made...

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NEMA Releases Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment-Luminaire Vibration

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) publishes ANSI C136.31-2018 for American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting that describes minimum vibration capacity and vibration tests. The revised standards provide clarification and guidance on the requirements for test setup, value determination and measurement, operation and evaluation. The vibration test levels in the...

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Released by ABC Shows an Increase in Construction Employment

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ labor statistics data shows an increase of 38,000 net new jobs in December in construction industry. According to the data, the employment of the construction industry is increased by 280,000 year-over-year. The employment in nonresidential industry rose by 35,800 new positions over the November month and the gains are split evenly between heavy and...

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