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AMCA Announces the Revision of ANSI/AMCA Standard 205

Air Movement and Control Association has revised ANSI/AMCA Standard 205, Energy Efficiency Classification for Fans. The updates inlcude changes of content in Section 7 from normative to informative that enable selective adoption by code authorities, refined definitions, more concise wording, and improved normative language, updated references and recognition of the importance of pressure in...

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AAMA Represents the Interests of Its Members and the Industry at Public Comment Hearings

AAMA represented its members, working with other industry groups and interested individuals to take positive action on behalf of the fenestration industry. The fenestration is focused on Skylight and tubular daylighting device-related, Commercial energy and Residential energy proposals as highlights highlights from Committee Action Hearings. The committee has approved the AAMA proposal as...

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North American PCB Shipments in April 2019 has Increased Up to 6.6 Percent

IPC has announced that April 2019 findings were up 6.6 percent when compared to the same month last year through North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The Sales growth as of April was 14.0 percent as compared to the preceding month and order growth for April moved the book-to-bill ratio from parity (1.00) to 1.02. The year-to-date sales growth as of April was 14.0...

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IPC Believes the Proposed Tariffs on Mexican Imports Would Complicate Efforts to Win Approval for USMCA in Congress

IPC supports the Trump administration’s efforts for passing the USCMA and believes the imposition of new tariffs for addressing the immigration issues at the U.S.-Mexico border harms U.S. electronics companies and their customers. According to the IPC report, the total value of U.S. electronics trade with Canada and Mexico was $155.5 billion in 2017. The bilateral trade between the United...

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NEMA Issues Statement on Imposition of U.S. Tariffs on Imports from Mexico

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has called on U.S. and Mexico to reach an understanding that prevents imposition of U.S. tariffs on imports from Mexico. NEMA called on the U.S. and Mexico for solving the pressure of U.S. tariffs on imports from Mexico. From the last two decades out member companies operate on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border and built highly integrated,...

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SOCMA Adds 7 New Members Approved from Board of Governors

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates welcomes seven new member companies to in the specialty and fine chemical value chain. The new companies added are ChemQuest Chemicals,Sandrine Corporation, Telgian, Inc, Chemservice, Cordstrap, Reliance Products, AKCG - Public Relations Counselors. A group recently added into the association increases the diversity and breadth of association’s...

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Irrigation Association Announces July 9 will be Recognized as Technology Tuesday

Irrigation Association has announced that July 2019 will be celebrated as Smart Irrigation Month. The association names second Tuesday in July as Technology Tuesday for raising awareness about smart irrigation that include people and technologies that are apply water to agricultural fields, landscapes and turfgrass. IA encourages everyone in irrigation industry to showcase smart irrigation in...

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Irrigation Association Announces Two New SWAT Awards to Water Providers

Irrigation Association honors water providers with Outstanding Industry Partnership Award and Outstanding Public Engagement Award. The awards will be presented during 2019 WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in Las Vegas. The awards recognize water providers for spearheading efforts to conserve water through stakeholder engagement, education and programs.

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USW Announces New Leadership Team

The United Steelworkers union has announced the changes in leadership due to series of retirements. The president Leo W. Gerard will be replaced by USW International Vice President Tom Conway and Conway's position as Vice President will be filled by District 1 Director David McCall and John Shinn will take place of USW Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson. Roxanne Brown is appointed as...

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AMCA Seeks Volunteers to Serve ANSI/AMCA Standard 540 Technical Committee

Air Movement and Control Association is seeking volunteers for serving committee for ANSI/AMCA Standard 540, Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris. The ANSI/AMCA Standard 540 provides methods for laboratory testing of louvers with large missile that are described in ASTM E1996-04. It is designed for impact testing of louvers used on the outside of buildings that are required by...

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