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OSA Light the Future Program to feature keynote by Michio Kaku.

Optical Society (OSA), along with theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku,Â- will host latest Light the Future series, which is scheduled to take place at Frontiers in Optics Conference and Exhibit (FiO) on October 20, 2016. Dr. Kaku will look towards next 100 years in optics and provide his vision of self-driving cars, 3D printing, and a billion-pixel camera. Sir Peter L....

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EPA's SmartWay honors Green leaders in freight industry.

EPA announced 2016 winners of SmartWay® Excellence Awards, which honor logistic companies and shippers in retail and manufacturing sectors. Awards recognize top-performing SmartWay shipper partners that demonstrate how businesses can mitigate carbon footprints and contribute to cleaner, healthier air, while saving on fuel costs. Award winners demonstrate a commitment to environmental...

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Five Industry Companies win first-ever BSA Excellence Awards.

BSA President, John Ruth, BDI, presented first Annual BSA Excellence Awards for outstanding service by bearing Distributors and Manufacturers to end use customer. Manufacturer Excellence Award winners include: Baldor - Dodge for ULTRA KLEEN Ball Bearing, Schaeffler Group for FAG SmartCheck condition monitoring device, and The Timken Company for Timken Sheave Pac Bearing Assembly. Recognizing...

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NEMA ramps up Get Out the Vote effort.

NEMA is making efforts to increase voter registration and share electroindustry priorities for the coming election. To this end, the 2016 Election Center on the NEMA website provides information on the voter registration process, absentee and early voting, and the dos and don’ts" of federal election law, in addition to summaries of NEMA’s positions on industry-related topics.

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Aluminum Transportation Group announces new leadership.

Aluminum Transportation Group announces its new Chairman John Thomas, global marketing manager of automotive at Alcoa. Thomas brings more than 20 years of engineering and commercial experience to ATG, having been integral to development of key lightweighting components for automotive industry. Preceding Thomas is Tom Boney who was promoted to VP of North American operations at Novelis. Ganesh...

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EPA announces initiatives to advance tribal sovereignty.

EPA announced an interagency agreement on tribal treaty rights and other initiatives designed to advance tribal sovereignty and self-determination. EPA also announced expansion of Local Environmental Observers Network program, a concept tribal communities initiated and championed, beyond its current reach in Alaska and the Arctic region, and into the lower 48 states. EPA Administrator McCarthy...

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ASC announces launch of Product Category Rule for Sealants.

ASC, along with ULe as program operator, has released a Product Category Rule for sealants covering North America. PCRs are documents that define the rules and requirements for Environmental Product Declarations-EPDs (LCAs) of a certain product category. They are vital for the concept of environmental declarations according to ISO 14025 as they enable transparency and comparability between...

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NEMA revises premiere guide to motors and generators.

Designed to assist users in proper selection and application of AC and DC motors and generators, NEMA MG 1-2016 Motors and Generators contains practical information concerning performance, efficiency, safety, testing, construction, and manufacture. Revised guide addresses new U.S. Department of Energy regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. Updates cover...

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NEMA's Bill Hoyt named co-chair for 2016 Motor Summit.

Impact Energy, an international operating center of competence for energy efficiency, recently announced that NEMA Industry Director Bill Hoyt will co-chair the 2016 International Motor Summit for Energy Efficiency, to be held on October 11-12 in Zurich, Switzerland. Summit attendees will explore new and existing electric motor technologies with the potential to reduce energy demand by 20–30%...

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Media invited to Starliner training simulation.

On Sept 28, NASA and Boeing will mark installation of new CST-100 Starliner spacecraft training devices in Jake Garn Mission Simulator and Training Facility at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Boeing is one of two companies agency's Commercial Crew Program contracted to return crew launch capability to U.S. Media are invited to participate in roundtable discussion with NASA and Boeing...

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