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Yongfeng Lu named LIA's 2016 Schawlow Award winner.

Dr. Yongfeng Lu, LIA Fellow, 2014 LIA President, and 2016 ICALEO® Nanomanufacturing Conference ChairÂ- has been selected as the 2016 Arthur L. Schawlow Award recipient, recognizing his longstanding record of laser industry innovation and his significant contributions to basic and applied research in fields of laser science and electrical engineering. Dr. Lu has more than 20 years of...

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SPE Announces Call for Entries in annual Parts Competition.

SPE Thermoforming Division announcedÂ- call for entries in its annual Parts Competition, which showcases advances in thermoforming design and application. Submission deadline is September 9, 2016, and entrants may submit parts in several categories: industrial, medical, or food (roll-fed); vacuum form, pressure form, twin sheet, and TPO (heavy-gauge); and combined, where entrants may...

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Dongguan Shengyi Electronics Ltd. earns QML certification.

IPC's Validation Services Program has awarded IPC-6012/IPC-A-600 Qualified Manufacturers Listing to Dongguan Shengyi Electronics Ltd., a manufacturer of single sided, double sided, and multilayer printed circuit boards in the Dongguan, Guangdong province of China. Company met or exceeded testing requirements for board coupons and passed a 3-day, on-site audit. IPC's Validation Services...

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Congresswoman Bonamici visits TTM Technologies Inc. in Oregon.

As part of IPC's Meet the Policymakers" program, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1) met withÂ- TTM Technologies, Inc. executives and employees in Forest Grove, OR. TTM Technologies president and CEO Tom Edman enjoyed showing Monamici what work takes place at their manufacturing facility and discussing policy issues affecting manufacturing in Oregon and USA. In kind, Bonamici valued...

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USA Settles with Trader Joe's to reduce GHG emissions at stores.

UnderÂ- proposed settlement with U.S. Department of Justice and EPA, national grocery store chain Trader Joe's Company agreed to reduce emissions of potent greenhouse gases from refrigeration equipment at 453 of its stores. Trader Joe's, to resolve alleged violations of Clean Air Act (CAA), will spend ~$2 million over 3 years to reduce coolant leaks from refrigerators and...

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SME and Stratasys sponsor Additive Manufacturing competition.

From June 21-23, SME and Stratasys will collaborate on an Additive Manufacturing contest at the National SkillsUSA Conference in Louisville, KY. Contest will evaluate students' abilities in Additive Manufacturing/3DPrinting as well as recognize outstanding students for excellence in the field of Digital and Additive Manufacturing. Written knowledge exam will be used to assess general...

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PARPRO to Provide PCBA for Smart Weapons

Major Non-Lethal Weapons Company Awards PARPRO Significant Contract CARLSBAD, CA, May 24th, 2016 - PARPRO (4916:TW), a full service Embedded Design Solutions and Manufacturing Services company, has been awarded a major contract to provide Printed Circuit Board Assembly’s (PCBA) for Electronic Smart Weapon Systems. This contract comes from a Tier 1 customer in the non-lethal weapons industry...

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EPA offers $1 million for tribes to clean up diesel engines.

As part of Diesel Emission Reduction program, EPA announced availability of $1 million in grant funding for tribal applicants to establish clean diesel projects. Under grant competition, applicants may request up to $800,000 in federal funding. EPA anticipates awarding up to 5 tribal assistance agreements, and projects may include replacing, upgrading, or retrofitting school buses, transit buses,...

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Dr. Helen Sanders gives electrochromic glazing presentation.

During AAMA 2016 Summer Conference, Dr. Helen Sanders addressed the past, present, and future of electrochromic glazing market. Sanders leads technical development and training for Sage Electrochromics. Electrochromic Glazing: State of the Art, State of the Market" compared research and development in EC technology from 1989 up to present day. Some important aspects, she said, include its...

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Hydraulic Institute announces Summer 2016 webinar line-up.

Hydraulic Institute has unveiled their live pump training webinar schedule for Summer ‘16. One-part Vibration series will be held July 14 while Power Plant Pumps, a 3-part series, will be held July 19, August 9, and August 16. Also a 3-part series, Variable Frequency Drives webinar is scheduled for August 18, 23, and 25. Each webinar begins at 1:00 pm EST and runs approximately 1 hour with time...

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