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2021 Partnership: NIMS and Edge Factor Provide Free Experiences to Inspire the Future Workforce

This year, NIMS is partnering with Edge Factor, a widely-used e-learning platform that has created thousands of videos, interactive activities, and lesson plans that focus on career exploration, to help tackle workforce development regionally and nationally. Together, our mission is to inspire students and job-seekers to pursue career pathways in manufacturing and other Skilled Trades. This...

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York's New Concept Technology's COO Scott Strickler Named to Board of Directors for Regional Manufacturer's Association

(York, Pa.) – Scott Strickler, Chief Operating Officer from New Concept Technology of York, was recently named to the Board of Directors of The Manufacturers’ Association, a multi-county regional trade association providing services and benefits to member-companies in manufacturing and logistics throughout southcentral PA and northcentral MD. As COO of New Concept Technology, Strickler...

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North American PCB Industry Sales up 4.5 Percent in December

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for December 2020 Bannockburn, Ill., USA, January 27, 2021 — IPC announced today the December 2020 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.05. Total North American PCB shipments in December 2020 were up 4.5 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding...

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SAE International Launches Revolutionary SAE OnQue Digital Standards System

New Product Solves Aerospace Engineers’ Need for Faster, More Efficient Standards Data. WARRENDALE, PA. (PRWEB) JANUARY 25, 2021 - SAE International announced today the launch of the SAE OnQue™ Digital Standards System, a first-of-its-kind system that delivers SAE’s expansive library of engineering standards digitally. As a trusted resource in engineering standards, SAE digitally...

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IPC Welcomes President Biden's "Buy American" Executive Order

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, January 25, 2021 — IPC welcomes the “Buy American” Executive Order signed today by U.S. President Joe Biden. The COVID-19 pandemic has illustrated starkly the importance of building robust domestic manufacturing capabilities that the United States lacks today.  According to a White House statement, the Executive Order will: “Close current loopholes” in domestic...

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IPC Applauds U.S. Defense Department for Establishing New Defense Electronics Consortium

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, January 26, 2021 – IPC, the global association of electronics manufacturers, is applauding the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for establishing a new Defense Electronics Consortium (DEC). The DoD recently awarded $3.9 million to the U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics (USPAE) to establish and manage the consortium, through which industry and academia will work...

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ASABE to Revise Braking Series Standards

St Joseph, Michigan — The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) is moving forward to revise portions of the ANSI/ASABE S648, Agricultural Field Equipment Braking, series of machinery standards. Part 4, Requirements for Towed Vehicles, will be revised to make clarifications regarding the definition of towed vehicle types, and Part 5, Requirements for the Interface...

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TTM Technologies, Inc. Earns IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML)

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, January 21, 2021 — IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-1791, Trusted Electronic Designer, Fabricator and Assembler Requirements Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to TTM Technologies, Inc.’s facilities in Sterling, Va. and Stafford Springs, Conn. Following initial audits by IPC, the Sterling, Va. facility passed stringent fabricator...

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Futurist, Writer and Manufacturing Tech Expert Travis Hessman to Keynote IPC APEX EXPO 2021

Bannockburn, Ill., USA, January 18, 2021 — Each year, IPC APEX EXPO features industry’s most dynamic, innovative minds to deliver keynote presentations that are both educational and entertaining. IPC APEX EXPO 2021 will feature IndustryWeek Editor-in-Chief Travis Hessman. During his keynote on March 10, Hessman will present, “The Great Digital Transformation.” Hessman will educate...

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Buckingham Manufacturing to Become NECA Premier Partner

Partnership will connect electrical contractors to Buckingham's line of industry-leading products Washington, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has entered into a three-year agreement with Buckingham Manufacturing Co. Inc., a leading manufacturer of safety and fall-protection equipment among other products, to join NECA's Premier...

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