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NFPA Annual Conference 2019 Focuses on Networking and Education

The NFPA Annual Conference 2019 will be held at Montage Laguna Beach in Laguna Beach, California on March 5-7. The participants of the conference include leaders from the fluid power industry. The conference includes sessions from Fred Harburg, Barry Lawrence and Jeremy Drury. The session are on diverse topics like how to maximize their leadership impact through authenticity and how to use of...

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PTDA 2018 Industry Summit is Focused on IIoT Future and Creating Opportunities

The PTDA 2018 Industry Summit held during October 17-20 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs had participants of over 700 from power transmission/ motion control (PT/MC) industry. This summit helped in learning about the future and elevating connection that helps in building the networks. It also includes presentation of awards to Ken Miko (Warren Pike Award), Ellen Holladay (Wendy B. McDonald...

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AAMA Updates Standard Heat Build-Up Evaluation Test Methods

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association made changes to the document on ‘Voluntary Test Method for Laboratory Heat Build-Up Effects on Fenestration Products’. The changes in the document include aligning section 7.3.2.1 to ASTM D4803 and the D4803 is also referenced in AAMA 303 (Voluntary Specification for Rigid PVC Exterior Profiles). The document describes standardized test...

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PTDA Names Ken Miko as Warren Pike Award Recipient

Power Transmission Distributors Association honored Ken Miko as 28th recipient of Warren Pike Award for lifetime achievement in power transmission/motion control industry. The award was given during the PTDA’s annual meeting during PTDA Industry Summit in Colorado Springs, Colo., on October 19, 2018. He had served 25 years as volunteer to PTDA Foundation and was a member of PTDA Board of...

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IUVA Focuses on Research and Commercialization of Ultraviolet Technology

The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) formed a group for research and commercialization of UV technology for food growth, production and transport applications. The UV Solutions for Food and Beverage Safety working group is headed by industry and government experts Peter Gordon and Tatiana Koutchma. The group proactively responds to continued public health concerns about foodborne...

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American Fire Sprinkler Association Releases Its Schedule for Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School

The American Fire Sprinkler Association scheduled seven 2019 sessions for January 14-25, February 25-March 8, April 22-May 3, June 3-14, August 19-30, October 7-18, and November 11–22. The Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School teaches important elements of system layout according to Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems (NFPA 13). The attendees will be provided with tools...

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Precision Metalforming Association Announced 2018 Excellence Award Winners

The Precision Metalforming Association named its 2018 Excellence award winners in Metalforming. The winners were honored with special plaque, commemorative flag and a cash prize on November 5, 2018 during FABTECH tradeshow in Atlanta, GA. The winners of the awards were Anchor Manufacturing Group, Inc. (Zierick Manufacturing Corporation Productivity and Plex Systems Innovation and Technology...

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Precision Metalforming Association Hired Damon Wolf as New Sales Manager

The Precision Metalforming Association the publisher of Metalforming 3D Metal Printing Design appoints Damon Wolf as sales manager. He served as a regional sales manager for GIE media for 10 years, earlier to that, Damon sold American Machinist and other B2B industry magazines for 18 years. In the role of sales manager, Wolf will handle all print, online and other sales related to MetalForming...

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Associated Builders and Contractor Association Report Shows an Increase in Construction Industry Jobs

The Associated Builders and Contractor Association made an analysis on U.S. construction industry that shows 30,000 new jobs created in October. This analysis is done based on the data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to this report over the past 12 months over 330,000 net new construction jobs were added and nonresidential construction employment grew by 13,500 net new jobs in...

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