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IPC Awards MarVac Assemblies with Qualified Manufacturers Listing

IPC's Validation Services Program has certified MarVac Assemblies as IPC/WHMA-A-620 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) Class 2. The validation service program provides auditing and certification of electronics companies' products, and identifies processes which conform to IPC standards. MarVac Assemblies has met the requirements for the electronics industry’s rigorous classification,...

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Construction Unemployment Rates Fell in 49 States in April Month

Associated Builders and Contractors has analyzed U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. According to the analysis the construction unemployment rates has decreased in 49 states year over year in April. The April 2019 national NSA construction unemployment rate fell 1.8% from a year ago to 4.7% and the construction industry has employed 256,000 more workers nationally compared to April 2018. The...

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ABC Releases Latest Construction Confidence Index That Remained High in March

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ Construction Confidence Index shows stability in March with respect to nonresidential construction prospects. The CCI for sales expectation increased from 69.4 to 69.6 whereas the profit margin expectation fell from 63.3 to 61.8. The CCI readings above 50 indicate growth whereas below 50 are unfavorable. The staffing levels’ CCI fell to 67.8 from 68.5....

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Plastics Pipe Institute Presents Awards to Industry Projects and PPI Members

The Plastics Pipe Institute has honored projects and members of the year awards during annual meeting held at Naples, Florida on May 6 – 8, 2019. This annual awards are given to projects and members for their exceptional contributions to the industry. The PPI member of the year winners are Christian Herrild, Claude Labrecque, Jim Johnston, George Zagorski and Gary Runyan and the projects are...

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IPC Awards Qualified Manufacturers Listings to Tempo Automation

IPC’s Validation Services Program has now awarded IPC-A-610 and IPC J-STD-001 QML Class 3 and IPC J-STD-001 Space QML to Tempo Automation in San Francisco, Calif. Tempo has exceeded electronics industry’s most rigorous classification, Class 3 requirements and is now listed and recognized as IPC trusted source. This validation program provides auditing and certification of electronics...

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AMCA International Appoints Aaron Gunzner as New Advocacy Manager

The Air Movement and Control Association has appointed Aaron Gunzner in the new role of advocacy manager. He will be responsible for activities related to advocacy such as participation in code hearings, conferences, and meetings; service on advocacy-related committees in North America. He served as design engineer and production manager at X-ray collimators in Golden, Colo. He holds bachelor’s...

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NEMA Hosts Grid Innovation and Infrastructure Expo on Capitol Hill

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Edison Electric Institute and GridWise Alliance has hosted Grid Innovation and Infrastructure Expo on Capitol Hill May 21st chaired by Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Rep. Bob Latta. The companies at the expo showcased range of technologies such as electric vehicles, distributed energy management, cybersecurity, advanced metering, and storm...

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U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement Focuses on Supporting Policies for Advanced Manufacturing

IPC-representing more than 5300 member facilities across $2 trillion electronics supply chain is hosting annual U.S. advocacy event, IMPACT Washington, D.C. The top executives from electronics across United States endorse USMCA and call on Trump Administration and congress for supporting policies that support advanced manufacturing. In addition to USMCA, the executives will discuss issues such as...

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