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SME Presents 2019 International Honor Awards to Five Manufacturing Professionals

The SME announces the winners of its 2019 International Honor Awards to five manufacturing professionals from academia and industry. The awardees are Robert X. Gao (Eli Whitney Productivity Award), Dean L. Bartles (Donald C. Burnham Manufacturing Management Award), Tony L. Schmitz (SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal), John S. Agapiou (SME Albert M. Sargent Progress Award) and Steven R. Schmid...

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GPA Midstream Association Names DCP Midstream as CEO Award Recipient

The GPA Midstream Association honors DCP Midstream with CEO award for company service in recognition of company’s support to association and midstream industry. DCP was involved in every aspect of association including leadership, committees, affiliated chapters and GPA midstream school of gas chromatography. The award is presented during Center Stage Luncheon at 98th annual convention in San...

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GPA Names MPLX as the Midstream Environmental Excellence Award Recipient

The GPA Midstream Association presented Environmental Excellence Award to MPLX during the 98th annual GPA midstream convention. The award is given to MPLX for its initiative and leadership in environmental affairs for implementing ZEVAC system. The system can reduce VOC and methane emissions from pigging operations by up to 99 percent. The winner is selected by committee through an application...

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GPA Bestows ONEOK with Award for Energy Conservation

The GPA Midstream Association has presented ONEOK with energy conservation award at 98th annual GPA Midstream convention. The award is given to ONEOK for an energy load shedding program, which was implemented for reducing energy consumption across operating system. The award winner is selected by independent panel of individuals from GPA midstream facility design, operations and maintenance...

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USW Union Members Ratify Harley-Davidson Contract

The United Steelworkers Union has voted on Monday, April 15 for ratifying five-year contract with Harley-Davidson that covers workers at Milwaukee and Tomahawk, Wis facilities. The contract offers a signing bonus, wage increases (14 percent over life the life of agreement) and enhancements to retirement benefits for more than 1,000 USW members. It consists of job security measures sought by USW...

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GPA Midstream Announces the Winners of 2019 Safety Award

The GPA Midstream Association honors its member companies with safety awards at 2019 GPA Midstream Convention at San Antonio. The awards are given for outstanding safety performance in comparison among companies within association’s membership. The 2019 award recipients are Division 1 (DCP Midstream and MarkWest Energy Partners), Division 2 (Phillips 66 Co. and Momentum Midstream), Division 3...

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Hydraulic Institute Approves Patterson Pump as Its Member Company Through HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program

The Hydraulic Institute adds Patterson Pump company, as the company to have their pump test laboratory approval. The approval program helps pump OEMs and test laboratories to improve existing laboratory procedures and policies by working with an expert third-party auditor. The program supports DOE's energy saving initiatives and helps participating organizations adhere to requirements of...

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Global Trade Association for Card Manufacturers, Personalizers, Issuers and Suppliers Announced the Winners of 2019 Elan Awards for Card Manufacturing Excellence

Best Personalization & Fulfillment (P&F) Product, Service or Project was awarded to Burgopak for the MCO Visa Metal and Goldpac Limited for 2018 Gold Foil Special Edition MSR Card Set and Christmas Die Cut SR Kit Set . PLI Card Marketing Solutions awarded as winner and Placard Pty, Ltd. as first and second finalist for Manufacturing Excellence Awards in Loyalty, Promotional and Gift Cards....

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First-quarter 2019 Results from IPC Shows Electronics Industry Are Riding the Crest of Current Growth Cycle

167 participating companies worldwide reported average quarterly sales growth of 8.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Increasing labor and materials costs and recruiting challenges were the main factors negatively affecting the current-state score. Growth in sales, production, number of full-time employees, markets, capital investment and exports contributed to the strong six-month outlook.

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