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AWC Presents 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction

The American Wood Council’s 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction includes design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, CLT, poles and piles, connections and I-joists. The updates in the manual include changes in the CLT chapter that reflects ANSI/APA PRG 320-2018 revisions, changes to tables to add fastener-head pull-through values consistent...

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Electronics for a Better World-IPC Cares Initiative Spotlights on Charitable Efforts of the Electronics Industry

IPC’s Electronics for a Better World-IPC Cares initiative is being scheduled during June 9-15, IPC Founders Week. It recognizes the activities of each participating member company through social media platforms of IPC. The association is urging the supporting companies to take part in local litter collection, organize a food drive or any event to make a difference. IPC staff has chosen to...

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ACGIH Appoints New Executive Director - Frank Mortl III

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists names Frank Mortl III, CAE as Executive Director of the association. Mortl had served AFSA as president and led the implementation of strategic goals for driving both short-and long-term innovation and sustainability. Previously he held positions in American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (executive director), Greater Kalamazoo...

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VMA Hosts 2019 Annual Valve Industry Knowledge Forum

The Valve Manufacturers Association of America announces its 2nd annual valve industry knowledge forum held on April 9-11, 2019 at the Doubletree Hotel at Perimeter Park in Birmingham, AL. The event includes educational tracks (technical, manufacturing and management/marketing), pre-conference workshop and optional tours of Honda Automotive manufacturing plant and Kamtek, Inc. The technical track...

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SAE Presents 2019 James M. Crawford Outstanding Achievement Award to the Mobility Engineering Professionals

SAE International honors five mobility engineering professionals with 2019 James M. Crawford Executive standards committee Outstanding Achievement award. The recipients are Ron Clements (Aerospace council), Jim Angel and Ron Crawford (ConAg council), Ron Landman (truck and bus council) and Satyajeet Deshpande (MPPC council). The award is given to individuals for significant contributions as a...

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Chamber of Shipping and PMSA Expresses Their Support for Continued Binational Federal Leadership

The Chamber of Shipping and the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association focus on Pacific Nortwest and Salish sea as an important gateway for marine commerce in Canada and the United States. The salish sea plays an important role in economies of U. S. and Canada and ensures ecological sustainment. The associations express their support for binational federal leadership to ensure safety and...

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IPC Releases Survey-Based Study PCB Technology Trends 2018

IPC’s PCB Technology Trends 2018 shows how PCB manufacturers meet the present trends and future technology demands. The report is based on the data collected from 74 companies that focuses on PCB technology and OEMs’ PCB requirements. The data properties covered in the report are thickness, layer count, density, line width and spacing. According to the report, by 2023 more than half of the...

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FAA Grants Safety Rating for Vietnam Civil Aviation Authority

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced the compliance of Vietnamese Civil Aviation Authority with the international safety standards. The FAA grants Category 1 rating under the agency’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program. As part of the IASA program, the agency assesses civil aviation authorities of the countries with air carriers that applied to fly to the...

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