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BIO announces a special pre-conference workshop.

Scheduled for May 12–15, 2014, BIO's World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will include pre-conference workshop titled U.S. Policy Outlook: From the RFS to Tax Reform to Farm Bill Implementation - What Lies Ahead for Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals? Moderated by BIO president and CEO James Greenwood, workshop will discuss these issues and assess the threats and opportunities on...

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Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions becomes HI training partner.

Hydraulic Institute has announced that Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions is its first non-member to become an HI and Pump Systems Matter Training Partner to further advance energy savings within the Arkansas manufacturing sector. Training agreement with HI/PSM allows the company to further expand its resources in pump system assessment and optimization and help identify energy savings for...

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BIO International Convention will feature 6 Super Sessions.

Taking place June 23–26, 2014 BIO International Convention-® will include- 6 Super Sessions featuring biotech thought leaders: A New Paradigm in Oncology Treatment; Burrill State-of-the-Industry Report; EY 2014 Biotechnology Industry Report; AMP-lifying Innovation: NIH, Patient Organizations & Leading Biopharma Firms Mobilize to Tackle Tough Diseases; The Next Big Deal: The Global Deal-maker...

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IPC APEX EXPO 2014 was largest in 5 years.

Drawing 8,068 electronics manufacturing professionals from 47 countries, IPC APEX EXPO-® saw 14% increase in registrations to technical programs and near-record participation levels in IPC's Standards Development Committee meetings. Event took place in Las Vegas, NV and host- sold out exhibition with 443 exhibitors encompassing 137,700 ft-² net. More than 80% of 3,801 attendees identified...

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Exhibit Sales Open for PACK EXPO and Pharma EXPO in Las Vegas.

PACK EXPO owner/producer PMMI, Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) announced their joint venture, Pharma EXPO, will be co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas, NV- (Sept. 28–30) at Las Vegas Convention Center in 2015. PMMI anticipates these co-located events will attract 30,000+ attendees representing 40+ vertical...

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2014 International CES breaks international attendee record.

CEA-® announced that results of independent audit confirm record number of international professionals – 40,828 (12.7% increase from 2013 CES) – attended 2014 International CES-® from 144 countries. There were also- 6,757 press and industry analysts in attendance. Spanning January 7–10, 2014 CES welcomed- 160,498 industry professionals overall (5% more than 2013). Outside of audit, CEA...

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SME Mfg4 Event will include Girls and Manufacturing Summit.

In partnership with Connecticut. Dream It. Do It., SME will host- female student program at Mfg4 event in Hartford, CT on- May 8. Making it Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit will tap insight of female manufacturing leaders to inspire next generation of leadership and talent. Student program will provide 130+ middle and high school girls from CT with information about career and educational...

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EPA Announces Top 100 Organizations using renewable energy.

U.S. EPA's Green Power Partnership updated its list of Top 100 organizations choosing to use electricity from such clean, renewable sources as wind and solar power. Top 10 partners appearing on- this list include- Intel Corporation;- Kohl’s Department Stores; Microsoft Corporation; Whole Foods Market; Google Inc.;- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.;- Staples;- Apple Inc.;- City of Houston, Texas;...

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Research Discovery opens up lens fabrication technology.

Leveraging capability of clear liquid droplet to bend light and act as- lens, process developed by researchers can be used create inexpensive, high-quality lenses for- such applications- as in-field disease detection, scientific research in lab, and optical lenses and microscopes for education in classrooms. Process- is described in Fabricating Low Cost and High Performance Elastomer Lenses...

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North American PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio turns positive in March 2014.

March findings from IPC's monthly North American PCB Statistical Program shows return to positive territory. Total North American PCB shipments increased 4.8% from March 2013, strengthening year-to-date shipment growth to -0.8%. Compared to February, PCB shipments- rose 18.9%.- PCB bookings continued to be negative at -5.5% year over year, while year-to-date order growth improved to -6.9%....

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