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Associated Builders and Contractors' Analysis Shows a Decrease in National Nonresidential Construction Spending

The Associated Builders and Contractors has analyzed U.S. Census Bureau data. According to the analysis the spending on national nonresidential construction was declined by 0.3% in March 2019. The private nonresidential construction was increased by 0.5% in March and up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis whereas the public nonresidential spending fell 1.3% but is up 9% for the year. The seasonally...

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Association for Advancing Automation Announces the Successful Completion of Show in Chicago

The Association for Advancing Automation has proven to be the ideal venue of manufacturers for finding latest technologies in automation including collaborative and mobile robots to artificial intelligence, machine vision and motion control. Innovative Mechatronic Systems B.V. has won 2019 Launch Pad Startup competition award with $10,000 prize for Archimedes Drive. The association also announced...

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MAC Presents TSM Excellence Awards to Tamatumani Program and Essakane Project

The Mining Association of Canada honors Tamatumani Program with TSM community engagement excellence award and IAMGOLD's Essakane Project with environmental excellence award. The TSM awards are given to the mining companies that actively implement Towards Sustainable Mining® initiative. The Tamatumani program was launched in 2008 that helped companies increase Inuit employees by 110% since...

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IPC Presents PCB Industry Results for the Month of March 2019

IPC’s March 2019 findings from North American PCB statistical program show positivity in sales in year-over-year growth and negative territory for orders. The book-to-bill ratio moved back to parity at 1.00. The PCB bookings in March were decreased by 0.9 percent year-over-year and bookings in March were up 10.1 percent from February. According to the finding the total North American PCB...

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MESA Introduces Journey to Smart Manufacturing Course for a More Connected Reality

MESA presents International course “Journey to Smart Manufacturing Course” that enables companies to utilize the opportunity enabled by the level of connectivity in Internet of Things. The course describes on terms on Smart manufacturing, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things. It enables the attendees to identify organization involved in developing...

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LifeNet Health Launches Virginia Beach Processing Facility

LifeNet Health's facility expansion generates more than 200 new jobs in Virginia and also supports life-saving global regenerative medicine programs. The Virginia Beach processing facility enhances operational and logistical capabilities to save and lives around the world. LifeNet Health has hired people for highly skilled and technical jobs in Virginia.

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IPC Approves the Introduction of Qualified Product List Requirement in IPC-4101

The IPC TAEC and board of directors includes Qualified Products List (QPL) requirement in IPC-4101-specification materials for Rigid and Multilayer Printed boards. The new standards focuses on enhancing supply chain verification of materials specification sheet and minimize non-verified submissions of specification sheets. This Validations Services QPL/QML program promotes the supply chain...

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MWFPA Appoints Jason Culotta as New President

The Midwest Food Products Association and board of directors appoints Jason Culotta as president of trade association. Jason has served Director of Public Affairs at Progressive Rail Incorporated since September 2017. He was Senior Director of Government Relations at WMC and served as board member of Wisconsin Transportation Development Association. Culotta will be responsible for day-to-day...

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