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Pharma EXPO grows to meet industry demand.

Pharma EXPO will be co-located with PACK EXPO International 2014, which takes place November 2–5 in- Chicago, IL. Exhibition and event will proffer solutions and insights addressing success in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, medical device, and biotech industries. Over 160 solutions providers have committed to showcase their innovations for improving and enhancing pharmaceutical...

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RIA Announces Winner of 2014 Golden Quill award.

At 69th Annual RIA Convention and Industry Expo, Restoration Industry Association (RIA) awarded 2014 Golden Quill award to Chuck Violand of Violand Management Associates for his 2-part article, Overcoming Stage II Stall. In response, Violand said he was truly honored and that he appreciated the award as well as the opportunity to help build strong, successful businesses in our industry. Golden...

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PRIME School Initiative is recognized with 2 industry awards.

SME Education Foundation’s flagship educational program, PRIME (Partnership Response in Manufacturing Education), has earned award nominations from two industry associations. PRIME was recognized by the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council's Talented Workforce Initiative which identifies the most imaginative and effective solutions for building the region’s pool of manufacturing talent. PRIME...

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AEM Updates Safety Manuals with illustrative graphics.

AEM updated its Roller Compactor and Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment Safety Manuals with pictorial graphics, included in AEM Pictorial Database, that conform to ISO and ANSI standards. These graphics reinforce manual safety text and harmonize with current machine safety sign and manufacturer manual practices. As industry-consensus safety documents, manuals- provide safety information to...

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EPA honors winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge.

EPA announced winners of its second annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design challenge created to engage college and university students in reinventing water infrastructure and developing innovative green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change. Winners include: University of Florida, Gainsville, FL;- Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;...

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AEM Announces Winners of safety materials promotion.

AEM announced winners of- promotion conducted as part of safety outreach from exhibit booths at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 and 2014 AED Summit & CONDEX trade show. Promotion aimed to raise awareness for AEM's industry-consensus safety materials program, and winners received iPads and iTunes gift cards to download AEM safety manual eBooks. Winners were John Mason of International Union of Operating...

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Ashley Easterby of Network Restorers wins Martin L. King Award.

Restoration Industry Association (RIA) presented Ashley Easterby with Martin L. King Award for his multiple achievements. These include creating- strong network by convincing restorers in Australian market they would mutually benefit by working together, establishing- Internet-based job management system, expanding service offerings to include- TPA that administers multiple-area restoration...

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IPC crowns hand soldering competition winner.

At National Electronics Week 2014 in Birmingham, England, 20 competitors showed off their hand soldering skills during IPC hand soldering competition. Andrew Smith, Custom Interconnected Ltd., took- first place with score of 167 out of a possible 176. He took home a cash prize of -£300 and earned a spot at IPC Hand Soldering WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Helen Reynolds of Custom Interconnected Ltd. came...

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EPA Announces Winner of Energy Star National Building Competition.

Claiborne Elementary School (Baton Rouge, LA) won annual Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, in which teams- attempt to obtain greatest reduction in energy use, by- nearly halving energy consumption. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy congratulated all competitors and finalists for their dedication to reducing emissions and carbon pollution, and for their leadership...

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ISO Standard addresses pressure regulator testing.

ISO 19973-4:2014 provides test procedures for assessing reliability of pneumatic pressure regulators- by testing, using general test conditions and calculation method from ISO 19973-1. Standard applies to manually adjustable and remote-piloted pressure regulators, both relieving and non-relieving, but does not apply to pressure regulators that have a permanent bleed. Standard also specifies test...

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