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AFSA Seeking Nominations for Awards for the 2019 Year

The American Fire Sprinkler Association is now accepting nominations for Henry S. Parmelee, Fire Sprinkler Advocate of the Year and Young Professional of the Year awards. The winners will be honored during AFSA38: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition October 1-4 in San Diego, California and featured in Sprinkler Age magazine. The Henry S. Parmelee award is given in recognition of...

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South Florida Manufacturers Association Announces the Winners of the Manufacturer-of-the-Year

The South Florida Manufacturers Association presents 2019 Recognition of Excellence awards. The following are categories and awards recipients: administrative (Carol Fleming and Julia Leblanc), engineering and technology (Jessica Rattner), production (Julio Caraballo), production support (Tom Parker), supervisory (Robert Cogan and Amaury Mendez) and affiliates (Marcus Amos). The service award...

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AMCA Releases Publication 802-19 That Defines Dimensional Tolerances of Fans

The Air Movement and Control Association has revised AMCA Publication 802, Industrial Process/Power Generation Fans: Establishing Performance Using Laboratory Models. The new publication outlines the methods used by manufacturers for determining performance of industrial-process and power-generation fans. It provides insight into variables that influence ratings of fans and consists of updated...

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The SPE Plastic Pipe Conference Will Have 23 Technical and Case History Presentations Focusing on Water, Sewer and Gas System Applications

The conference is to demonstrate how plastic pipe cuts costs, reduces failures and provides a sustainable, long-life system. First day will have scientific/engineering papers on plastics pipe resins and compounds, pipe test methods, design & analysis. Second day will be for applications, case studies, project reviews, failure analyses and other more applied content relevant to a broad range of...

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IPC Offers Technical Education Course on J-STD-001 and IPC-A-620 Standards

IPC presents Process and Acceptability Requirements: Utilizing J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Together, a technical education course. The course will be offered in following locations: April 2, 2019, King of Prussia, Pennsylania, May 5-6, 2019, Nuremberg, Germany, September 10, 2019, Huntsville, Alabama and December 3, 2019, Anaheim, California. The course teaches attendees on the usage of these...

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SEMI Hosts ES Design West to Promote and Highlight System Design Innovation

ES Design West links electronic system and semiconductor design community with electronics manufacturing supply chain. The event will be held on July 9-11 at San Francisco's Moscone Center (South Hall). It includes presentations and panel discussions on design ecosystem, intellectual property, electronic design automation, embedded software and design services. The speakers of SEMICON West...

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ABC Analyses on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data That Shows an Increase of Construction Input Prices

Associated Builders and Contractor has released the analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data. According to the analysis the construction input prices rose 0.9 percent monthly in February and 1.8 percent in the past 12 months. On a monthly basis the inputs to nonresidential construction were up 1 percent and on a yearly basis it was 2.7 percent. The analysis's largest decrease were...

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OPEI Issues Statement in Response to EPA Publications

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has issued statement in response to publication made by the Environmental Protection Agency of new rule expanding sale of gasoline that contains 15 percent ethanol (E15). The association has issued the results of study conducted online with The Harris Poll that Americans were confused when it comes to fueling choices. The OPEI has advised and educated...

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AFSA Hosts AFSA38 Annual Fire Sprinkler Exhibition in North America

The AFSA38 - Convention, Exhibition and Apprentice Competition, October 1-4, 2019 will be held at Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. The event features fire sprinkler contractors, designers, inspectors, apprentices, and Authorities Having Jurisdictions. It provides over 70 CEU/CPD credits over four days within the various tracks including install/design, business management, supervisory...

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ASM International Offers Digital Short Courses That Brings Style of Online Education to Material Science Community

The ASM International announces the addition of seven new digital short courses to ASM Materials solutions education course offerings. The course titles include mechanical properties and their measurement, materials characterization and selection process, heat treatment of carbon and alloy steels, strengthening mechanisms, types of corrosion, corrosion prevention and metallographic techniques....

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