IPC names winner of Hand Soldering World Championship.
During second IPC Hand Soldering World Championship at IPC APEX EXPO-®, victors from- - IPC hand soldering competitions in China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, German, and the U.S. were challenged with building a functional electronics assembly within 1-hour time limit. Completing in record time and with nearly perfect score, Brian Wade, CAMtek Inc. (U.S.), was crowned champion,...Read More »
NREL collaborates with U.S. Navy for energy savings.
In partnership with NREL, Naval Facilities Engineering Command demonstrated 8 energy efficient technologies at installations in Hawaii and Guam. Plug load control technology,- which cuts power to devices plugged into outlets when they are not in use, were installed in 30- residences and 1 office building. Considerable savings were also achieved with residential retrofits, such as more efficient...Read More »
Copper Man of the Year Award honors Southwire's Stuart Thorn.
Copper Club named Stuart Thorn, president and CEO of NEMA member company Southwire, as 2014 Copper Man of the Year for outstanding achievement and contributions to copper industry. NEMA's Evan R. Gaddis extended heartiest congratulations to Thorn, acknowledging the value that our members bring to the electrical industry. Citing Thorn's exceptional leadership at Southwire and within industry...Read More »
Safety/Compliance Seminar underscores manufacturers' commitments.
AEM's- annual product safety and compliance seminar, taking place- in Chicago (Schaumburg), IL from April 29–30, offers industry forum by and for equipment manufacturers for discussion of- critical issues involving design, manufacture, and use of their products. Seminar will feature Standing the Test of Time: Product Safety that Endures theme and offer 20+ focused sessions from basic...Read More »
Students head to Washington for largest rocket contest.
Hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge. On May 10, TARC’s top 100 teams will travel to Great Meadow in The Plains, VA, outside of Washington, DC, to launch against fellow student rocketeers in the final fly-off. Teams must design and build a model rocket that can travel to exactly 825 ft and...Read More »
HI and Pump Systems Matter announce rotodynamic pumps webinar.
Scheduled for April 24, 2014, Pump Acceptance Testing for Rotodynamic Pumps webinar will be led by Richard Rindy, Test Lab Manager with Weir Minerals North America. Webinar will cover various aspects of ANSI/HI 14.6–2011 standard, including terms and definitions; guarantee point and duty points for pump acceptance tests; permissible amplitude of fluctuation of measurement uncertainty;...Read More »
SME Showcases Medical Manufacturing at Mfg4 event.
Produced by SME, Mfg4 will take place in Hartford, CT from May 6–8, 2014. Manufacturing professionals from aerospace, defense, medical, and MicroManufacturing industries will come together to gain knowledge, network, collaborate and share solutions. Industry leaders can explore applications and technologies improving medical industry. Medical Manufacturing Innovations and MicroManufacturing...Read More »
Manufacturing Event focuses on collaboration, technology, talent.
Taking place- in Detroit, MI from June 9–12, THE BIG M will highlight key manufacturing topics through exhibits, conference sessions featuring industry experts, company tours, and demonstrations. Event will, with regard to advanced manufacturing, cover innovation, digital factory, cybersecurity, new technology, talent, 3D printing, globalization, modeling, simulation, and sustainability....Read More »
Partnering System is Open for 2014 BIO International Convention.
One-on-One Partnering™ system is open for 2014 BIO International Convention-®, which will take place in San Diego, CA- from June 23–26. From June 24–26, companies will be able to initiate business contacts and schedule private meetings at convention. BIO's Scott Whitaker said over 28,000 meetings are expected to take place and cited BIO 2014 as providing unparalleled opportunities to make...Read More »
A4A looks to transformational change in airline industry.
At Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 13th Annual Aviation Summit, entitled, Navigating the True Costs of Flying, A4A joined member executives- to identify major challenges facing the industry.- President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio called for transformational change and leadership within government and the airline industry to push toward holistic National Airline Policy which expedites...Read More »