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PMMI Invites registrations for PACK EXPO East 2017.

PMMI, Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announces that registrations are open for PACK EXPO East 2017 to held from Monday, Feb. 27 to March 1 at Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. East. Within 200 miles of one-third of U.S. consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs), PACK EXPO features 400 exhibiting companies and spans more than 100,000 net square feet, wherein...

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PTDA elects its 2017 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council.

PTDA elects Thomas R. Clawser, director reliability services, Brown Transmission & Bearing Co. Delta Reliability Div. (Lancaster,Pa.) as the association’s president for 2017. Joining Clawser, Mike Power, director distributor sales, Lovejoy Inc (Downers Grove, Ill.) assumes the duties of the PTDA Manufacturer Council chair in 2017. Also elected were Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council at...

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PTDA Foundation announces winner of 2016 Wendy B. McDonald Award.

Declaring Linda Miller of B & D Industrial as the 2016 recipient of Wendy B. McDonald Award, PTDA Foundation acknowledges her contribution to her company's success and bringing about positive change within the power transmission/motion control industry. From her first job as a clerk/typist in 1975, Miller was promoted as manager of information technologies in 1982, B&D’s first manager of...

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ASHRAE Announces 2017 Winter Conference from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1.

In keeping with Montreal Protocol to phase down the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) globally, 2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1 at Caesars Palace with co-sponsored AHR Expo being held from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, which will host industry experts to offer guidance on how to incorporate low global warming...

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PTDA Foundation achieves fundraising record for third consecutive year.

Collected a total of $387,000 for 2016, PTDA Foundation raised funds nine percent more than funds raised in 2015. Fund raising drive include contributors from 125 companies of power transmission/motion control industry. Out of all thirty-seven contributors increased their contribution in 2016 over 2015. Fundraising in 2016 included 43 new contributors, providing financial support for PTDA...

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2015 Renewable Energy Data Book shows 16.7 per cent growth in U.S. renewable electricity.

Published annually by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on behalf of the Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Data Book illustrates U.S. and global energy statistics, and highlights the ongoing trend of growing renewable energy capacity and generation in the United States and globally. Including key insights, data book compiles...

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Optics Express updates research on invisible watermark technology.
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Optics Express updates research on invisible watermark technology.

Helping encode optical watermark in one step, Optical Society's journal Optics Express highlights single-shot ptychography encoding (SPE) technique, which creates invisible optical watermarks to protect images, videos and books from counterfeit distribution. Less prone to error and boasting of simple optical setup, researchers are now working to apply SPE to dynamic watermarking, which...

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PMA Announces recipients of 2016 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming.

Presented annually, Precision Metalforming Association’s awards of excellence recognize high standards of achievement set by metalforming industry in areas of design, safety, quality, innovation and technology, training and education. On November 15, 2016, during FABTECH tradeshow in Las Vegas, PMA honored award winners with special plaque, commemorative flag and cash prize. Awardees will also...

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Power Transmission Distributors Association second quarter report shows decline in 2016 sales.

Developed along with ITR Economics, Power Transmission Distributors Association’s quarterly Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) collects sales data each quarter from PT/MC distributors and manufacturers and presents the aggregate results in customized reports. Revealing that power transmission/motion control distributor sales have declined 6.1 percent, report states that leading indicators...

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NEMA's Annual Membership Meeting announces 2016 annual award winners.

Kite and Key Award recognizes industry leaders whose pioneering innovations epitomize the best in codes, standards, and advocacy. NEMA declared Dr. Roger Daugherty of Baldor Electric Company, and James Wright of Siemens Industry as recipients of Kite and Key Award. Reliance Controls Corporation received the Business Innovation Council (BIC) Illuminations Award; and Christopher Curtis of Schneider...

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