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ASTM Committee C07 on Lime invites papers for 2012 symposium.

Papers are invited for ASTM International symposium on Lime: Building on the 100-Year Legacy of ASTM Committee C07, which will be held June 28, 2012. Symposium will not only reflect on 100 years of dedicated work, but will also invite discussion on need for new work and possible revisions of old. Some topics will include physical and chemical characterization, sustainability, flue gas treatment...

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ASTM Workshop to address periodic facade inspections.

On April 29, 2011, ASTM International Committee E06 is sponsoring workshop on Conducting Periodic Facade Inspections: A Discussion of the How To. Objective is to provide baseline benchmark for facade inspectors to use as they perform mandated inspections and to share tips and techniques in performing inspection. Some topics will include Philadelphia facade ordinance; purpose and background to...

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Video Trailer of Revised ATS Program available for viewing.

TIA announced that a video trailer for their revised Certified Automotive Tire Service Program is available for viewing in their booth at Global Tire Expo - Powered by TIA/SEMA Show. Program is divided into 15 training modules ranging from torque and clamping force to TPMS relearn and diagnostic procedures. It also includes various resources from Rubber Manufacturers Association, Automotive Lift...

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Study on Flexible Circuits Industry forecasts growth in 2010.

Following decline in North American flexible circuit production of 2.3% in 2009 and 1% decline in North American sales growth, North American flexible circuit industry is predicting 9% sales growth in 2010. Survey-based study titled Industry Analysis and Forecast for Flexible Circuits in North America presents data and analysis on trends such as growth estimates and sales history, PCB forecast,...

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ISPE releases GAMP® Good Practice Guide: Calibration Management.

Scheduled for release on Nov 7, 2010, GAMP-® Good Practice Guide: Calibration Management, Second Edition has been updated to reflect changing regulatory expectations from USFDA. Guide describes principles of calibration and assists in setting up calibration management system, providing structured approach required to establish formal criticality assessment, management, documentation, and...

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Laser Hazard Analysis Software verifies safety calculations.

The Evaluator, Web-based Laser Safety Hazard Analysis System is based on ANSI Z136.1 American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers. Unit performs repeated calculations of maximum permissible exposure (MPE), optical density, nominal ocular hazard distance, nominal hazard zone, and laser hazard classification. Graphics simulate various laser, eyewear, or barrier combinations, and also...

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TIA offers members Worker's Compensation insurace benefits.

TIA has partnered with Federated Insurance to offer members access to Workers Compensation Self-Insured Retention program, which can be coordinated with TIA member's risk management plan. Federated can also help TIA members implement programs such as return-to-work/light-duty, drug- and alcohol-free workplace, and enrollment in managed care networks. Since 2009, Federated Insurance has been...

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Manufacturers encouraged by newly elected Congress.

NAM welcomed newly elected members of 112th Congress, many of whom support pro-manufacturing agenda. According to NAM President and CEO John Engler, Congress needs to extend all tax cuts across the board and pass permanent R/D credit to increase innovation, which will immediately create jobs and grow economy. In June 2010, NAM launched Manufacturing Means Jobs! campaign and manufacturers call...

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AIA presents 2010 Worker Safety Excellence Awards.

Honeywell Aerospace won in category of Worker Safety Improvement, which is for most improved performance from 2008-2009 in reducing injury and illness rates. United Technologies Corporation was also first-time winner in Aircraft Manufacturing sector, reflecting leadership of its Sikorsky division. Award goes to company in sector that has lowest injury and illness rates as well as exemplary safety...

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