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President Obama to attend Hannover Messe 2016.

NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons issued statement after announcement that President Obama will attend Hannover Messe in April 2016. Manufacturers- applaud President Obama’s decision to attend the largest innovation conference on the globe—to lend his voice and presence to the great story we’re telling of the innovation revolution of manufacturing in the U.S. We are excited about...

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People on the Move spotlights achievements and advancements.

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting achievements, advancements, and contributions to standards community. ANSIASQ National Accreditation Board announced 2 staff changes following acquisition of Accreditation Services Bureau, doing business as Laboratory Accreditation Bureau. Doug Leonard, formerly president and CEO of LAB, will become VP of combined...

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HI Announces Date pump vibration webinar training session.

Hydraulic Institute (HI) webinar, Vibration Measurement and Allowable Values for Rotodynamic Pumps, will be presented by William Marscher, and training will take place January 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm ET. Attendees will gain insight into critical measurements made on non-rotating components of rotodynamic pumps. In addition to applicable vibration measurements, session will expound upon use of...

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ANSI launches services industry standards resource.

ANSI has launched web page that provides access to updated information, events, and resources related to broad array of standards and conformance activities that impact the services industry. Among the offerings are an overview and proceedings from the recent ANSI Conference: Standards and the Service Economy. Page also features links to recent ANSI news articles related to services standards, as...

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ANSI Welcomed 16 New Members in December 2015.

In December 2015, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) welcomed 16 new members: Alabama Technology Network; Ayla Networks; Cell Signaling Technology, Inc.; Crown Equipment Corporation; Dana Holding Corporation; Evolv, Inc.; Futaba Indiana of America Corporation; Ingredion, Inc.;-  Kloeckner Metals; Lumenpulse Lighting Inc.; Mayo Clinic; Milliken & Company; Particle Measuring Systems;...

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Nanoworld Particles carve straight channels in semiconductors.

In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface layers of- semiconductors to dig unerringly straight paths. This trenching capability, reported by scientists from NIST and IBM, is an important addition to-  self-assembly methods that researchers aim to harness for making useful devices. Applications include integrating lasers, sensors, and wave...

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ANSI Voluntary Standards cover vehicle gears, grinding machines.

ANSI/AGMA 6002C15, Design Guide for Vehicle Spur and Helical Gears,- helps guide engineers in selecting design considerations –- paramount to parallel axis gear sets required in vehicle drive lines.-  ANSI B11.92010 (R2015), Safety Requirements for Grinding Machines, applies to- all stationary grinding machines used in industrial or commercial applications that use abrasive product to...

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NIST Researchers demonstrate squeezed motion, measurement.

Earlier in 2015, NIST researchers reported they could accurately measure zero-point motion of- tiny metal membrane cooled near absolute zero. The same team, in Quantum Nondemolition Measurement of a Nonclassical State of a Massive Object, - demonstrated later that the state of such a membrane’s motion can be squeezed, and that said squeezing can be independently and continuously measured.

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Boeing to Pay $12 Million and enhance compliance systems.

Settlement agreement with Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) announced by FAA- resolves multiple pending and potential enforcement cases. Under said agreement, BCA pledges to implement and improve several certification processes to further enhance airworthiness and continued compliance of all BCA products. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called this agreement, an important step toward...

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ANSI TAG Compliance Forms, Reports are due by February 1, 2016.

ANSI and its Procedures and Standards Administration (PSA) department remind all ANSI-Accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) administrators to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that- 2016 Procedural Compliance Form/2015 TAG Annual Report Notice must be submitted no later than February 1, 2016. Failure to submit by that deadline may jeopardize TAG accreditation status...

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