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Plastics Pipe Institute Plastics Accepts Applications for President of the Association

Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc (PPI) announces that the board of directors are accepting applications for president of the association. PPI’s current president, Tony Radoszewski, will be joining the Plastics Industry Association - PLASTICS - in mid-September as its president and CEO. The position, based in PPI headquarters located in Irving, Texas, requires significant business travel including...

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Carolinas AGC Announces Top Young Leader Award Winners

Carolinas AGC announces the 2019 Top Young Leader Award winners! The Top Young Leader awards honor CAGC members 40 years or younger who are already making a big impact on the Carolinas' construction industry and the community they serve. The CAGC Young Leaders' mission is to support the future of industry by providing opportunities to mature and enrich leadership skills, develop...

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TRI Announces Scholarships for Refractory Science College Students

The Refractories Institute is pleased to announce the three recipients of this year’s scholarships for college students who are pursuing an education related to refractory science. TRI, comprising approximately 50 member companies that operate in the refractory industry, awards scholarships annually. The recipients are Luke Hanner, Drexel University; Sharon Uwanyuze, University of Connecticut;...

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ASC Provides Visibility and Growth in the Building and Construction Market

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has partnered with Ducker Frontier to provide ASC members visibility into market opportunities and growth potential in the Building and Construction Market in North America. Ducker Frontier will issue a final report at the ASC Board Meeting in October 2019 and ASC will make the report available to its members. ASC will be forming a Building & Construction...

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Plastics Pipe Institute Publishes MAB Guidelines for Pipe Bursting

A new step-by-step instruction document for the pipe bursting installation of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) PE 4710 pipe has been approved and published by the Municipal Advisory Board - MAB. The new MAB guideline is for static pipe bursting to replace potable water mains using HDPE piping systems that conform to AWWA standards. The document includes pro-forma text for project submittals,...

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NFPA Executive Leadership Program to Focus on Hard and Soft Skills

The National Fluid Power Association has officially opened registration for the 2020/21 cohort of the NFPA Executive Leadership Program. Registration for this cohort will close December 31, 2019. The program sessions will be led by world-class faculty who are also practitioners. Six fullday education sessions conducted over the course of 18 months is designed to provide a fluid power industry...

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ISO Standards for Agricultural Tractors Adopted by ASABE

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) completes the adoption of three recently published ISO standards for front-mounted agricultural equipment. The ISO adoptions are ANSI/ASABE AD8759-1:2018, ANSI/ASABE AD8759-3:2018 and ANSI/ASABE AD8759-4:2018. All three international documents were adopted with deviations, the most notable of which is found in the ISO...

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ANSI Enhances Public Health, Safety, Welfare, and the Environment

American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and its subsidiary, the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) announces their intent to strengthen, reinforce, and expand their respective accreditation activities in areas relating to cannabis and cannabis-related products. ANSI's activities will include accrediting qualifying standards developing organizations (SDOs) and approving SDOs'...

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New 14-series Standards from Hydraulic Institute Covers Centrifugal Vertical Pumps

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) publishes new American National Standards combining 1-series and 2-series standards into a single 14-series standards. Hydraulic Institute standards have been divided into “1-series” standards covering centrifugal pumps and “2-series” standards covering vertical pumps. Hydraulic Institute technical leadership reviewed its standards and nomenclature and...

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Magnet Wire Standard for Product Specifications and Test Procedures

Includes revisions to the dimensional requirements for glass fiber-covered wires. Available with test procedures for determining thermoplastic flow and dielectric breakdown at the rated temperature of film insulated rectangular magnet wire. Presents in concise and convenient form for magnet wire, including round, rectangular and square film insulated and/or fibrous covered copper.

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