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IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for the Month of November 2018

IPC’s North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program for November shows a decrease in year-over-year sales and order growth. The book-to-bill ratio declined to 1.01. According to the findings, the total shipments of North American PCBs in November were decreased by 3.0 percent when compared with November 2017. The PCB bookings in November were down 12.5 percent year-over-year...

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IIC and GlobalPlatform Work Together to Maximize Security and Privacy for Industrial Internet

The Industrial Internet Consortium® and GlobalPlatform have agreed to work together for enhancing interoperability and portability. The joint activities include exchange of technical information such as best practice guides, whitepapers and use cases. They will collaborate in joint technical and tactical activities for identifying and sharing security practices like workshops, marketing...

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Geothermal Resources Council Elects New Board Members

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has elected five new members to the Board of Directors. The new board of directors include: Andrea (Andy) Blair, Lara Owens, Robert Podgorney, Jefferson W. Tester and Hildigunnur (Hidda) Thorsteinsson. The members of the board will focus on increasing awareness of geothermal energy across society, in the USA and abroad.

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MCAA Elects 2019 Board of Directors

The Measurement, Control & Automation Association announces the new board of directors 2019. This board consists of members with diverse background and industry experiences. The newly elected directors are Deryl Bell, Russ Graybil, Stephen Santangelo and Colin Sheridan and board members are Mike DeLacluyse, Bill Edinger, Gary Johnson and Jim Winter. Mike Waters, President & CEO of SOR Controls...

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AMCA International Conducts Certified Ratings Program

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International will host three-hour engineering seminars at NEA headquarters in Singapore Dec. 4 and other at Taylor’s University in Malaysia Dec. 5. Michael Ivanovich was a guest speaker for the seminars. The seminars attracted more than 130 engineers to learn about AMCA and fan-system engineering. The seminar at Malaysia features Amy Smith, PhD,...

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American Wood Council Releases Results on Timber Code Change Proposals

The International Code Council (ICC) now announced the results of the unofficial voting on the code change proposals of 14 tall mass timber considered on 2018. The new proposals create new types of constructions that include Types IV-A (Maximum 18 stories, with gypsum wallboard on all mass timber elements), IV-B (maximum 12 stories, limited-area of exposed mass timber walls and ceilings allowed)...

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IPC Provides Hands-On Soldering Experience to Students with Industry Leaders

IPC offers a hands-on soldering experience to students from the San Diego, Calif. region at IPC APEX EXPO 2019. The IPC foundation hosts 100 students for a day-long event and a panel session with industry leaders. These trainers would teach them purpose, design, and fundamentals of a printed circuit board (PCB). The schools participating in the program are Morse, Mission Hills, Otay Ranch, San...

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AMCA Releases Revised Laboratory Methods of Testing Dampers for Rating Standards

The Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International revised ANSI/AMCA Standard 500-D (Laboratory Methods of Testing Dampers for Rating). The changes included are the addition of use of orifice plates for measuring of airflow in Method of Testing to Determine Flow Resistance of HVAC Ducts and Fittings, deletion of unused definitions. The standards establish uniform laboratory test...

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IPC Selects Best Technical Conference Paper at APEX EXPO 2019

The IPC selected best technical paper based on the voting through ballot process by the members of IPC APEX EXPO Technical Program Committee. The winning paper’s title is “Reducing Dust Deposition on Electronic Equipment by Optimizing Cooling Air Flow Patterns” and was written by Chen Xu, Nokia. The paper will be presented during technical conference session 36 on Thursday, January 31. The...

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IUVA Conducts Webinar Focusing to Enhance Food Safety of Fresh Produce

The International Ultraviolet Association’s (IUVA) webinar is focused on latest UV-based interventions to enhance food safety. This webinar is conducted in response to the outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections within past 12 months that affected 200 people. The event will take place on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST and includes speakers: Keith Warriner,...

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