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AIM Releases the Publication of Annual Year in Review

The AIM 2018-Year in Review offers activity highlights that focus on strategic impact AIM and its members made in their efforts for the enhancement of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC). The association provides unbiased information, educational resources and standards. The latest release include the details of the cutting edge work done by AIM that have the capability to link...

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Carolinas AGC Presents 2018 Pinnacle Awards

Carolinas AGC honors 2018 Pinnacle Awards to five construction projects. The award winners are best building project (Vidant Health and Cascade Saloon Redevelopment), best highway-heavy project (Salem Greek connector and Wilmington Bypass Segment B) and individual pinnacle award (Vaughn Wicker). The five construction excellence awardees are Cool Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Express...

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NEMA Supports DOE to Revise Definition of General Service Lamps

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association expresses support for the Department of Energy’s proposal to revise January 2017 definitions for general service lamps. The Department proposes to align DOE definitions with the definitions established by Congress in 2017. The Final Rule issued by DOE in January 19, 2017 concludes that the definitions should include light bulbs which provide...

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AAMA Revises Guidelines for Color Measurement Requirements

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association adds guidelines for describing the requirements of color measurement. The AAMA CMR-1-18 is a resource to identify six parameters that are specified for properly measuring and comparing color. AAMA updates the document to accommodate changes made to measurement averaging and color difference equations.

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HOUSTEX Trade Show Features Mix of Manufacturing Products and Services

HOUSTEX Trade Show presented by SME and AMT will feature hands-on demonstration of current technologies and trends in the industries ranging from oil, gas and energy to biomedical to aircraft/aerospace. It consists of exhibits, workshops, seminars and keynote presentations. HOUSTEX will provide a chance to the attendees to network with peers and hear from industry experts who will share practices...

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ANSER Receives DoD CIO Contract to Provide Analytical Services

ANSER-Not-for-profit Corporation has been awarded with $29.6 million contract for providing analytical expertise to Department of Defense Chief Information Officer. The services focus on offering secure and mission-enabling, control, communication and computer capabilities to the warfighter. ANSER offers strategic planning, capital/budget planning, capability assessments and analysis...

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MWFPA Elects James Knetsch as Chairman of Board of Directors

Midwest Food Products Association names James Knetsch, vice president of operations for Del Monte Foods as chairman of MWFPA board of directors. Knetsch will be assuming leadership of MWFPA’s governing body and will preside over quarterly meetings of the board of directors. He was a member of association’s board since 2014 having served as vice-chairman this year. The association also...

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Bryan Cox President and CEO Leaves MABC

The Mining Association of British Columbia proclaims the departure of Bryan Cox in mid-February 2019. Cox started his career at MABC as Vice President of corporate affairs in 2014 and as president and CEO in 2017. He introduced a strategy for MABC highlighting the significance of maintaining a competitive mining sector in B.C. and role of B.C.’s in mining industry in low carbon economy.

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in January Shows an Increase in Construction Employment

The Associated Builders and Contractors' analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data on construction employment shows an increase of 52,000 new net jobs in January. The overall industry employment has increased by 338,000 net jobs on a yearly basis which is 4.7 percent growth. According to the report nonresidential construction employment grew by 28,600 net new positions on a monthly...

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