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Chemical Distributors focus on safety at ChemEdge.

Nearly 400 chemical distributors from across the country descended on The Woodlands, TX for ChemEdge,Â- the leading chemical distribution operations and management conference in the U.S. Near-record breaking number of attendees discussed and collaborated on the critical information needed to manage complex regulatory and operational issues affecting the chemical distribution industry....

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Andes Chemical Corporation wins NACD award.

At this year's ChemEdge conference, NACD announced Andes Chemical Corporation as winner of the 2016 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award. ChemEdge is the premier operations and management event for the chemical distribution industry. Each year, award is given to NACD member or affiliate company who most embodies the ideals of NACD Responsible Distribution®, which is celebrating its...

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MITA's Megan Hays to receive ANSI Meritorious Service Award.

According to Medical Imaging & Technology Association (MITA) Executive Director Patrick Hope, Megan Hayes has made considerable contributions to standardization in the medical imaging industry." Hayes' "tireless efforts" as director of regulatory and standards strategy at MITA (a division of NEMA) have earned 2016 ANSI Meritorious Service Award, which will be presented at 2016 ANSI Awards...

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NREL Announces 12 Round Two Selections of DOE SBV pilot.

Energy Department'sÂ- NREL, during round 2 of Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot, will help 12 companies advance their clean energy technologies. Businesses selected to work with NREL in round two include Avatar Sustainable Technologies (NY); Garmor Inc. (FL); Hyperlight Energy (CA); Northwest Energy Innovations (OR); NRGsim Inc. (OR); Ocean Renewable Power Corporation (ME); Oorja Fuel...

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Joe Robinson named vice chair of MITA Board of Directors.

At its July 14 meeting, Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance Board of Directors elected Joe Robinson as vice chair, effective immediately. Robinson, the senior vice president of health systems solutions at Philips Healthcare, will assume the role of chair of the board in January 2017. He started his career in medical imaging with a small mid-Atlantic business and has spent the past 30 years in...

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IPC Developing Standard for high-reliability press-fit pins.

IPC will develop new standard to cover qualifications and acceptance requirements for press-fit pin technology. With expected released date of late 2017, this anticipated standard will be first to support press-fit pin requirements for high-reliability applications in automotive, aerospace,Â- and other industries. Development will bring together collaboration between design and assembly task...

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SME Magazine explores fiber devices, bioprinting.

Summer 2016Â- edition of Smart Manufacturing magazine features examples of manufacturers involved in technologically advanced explorations of universe as well as human biological systems. Published by SME's Advanced Manufacturing Media, this issue looks at U.S. companies in new fibers and fabrics innovation institute, bioprinting's effect on researchers' understanding...

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PACK EXPO Shows welcome industry-defining associations.

Partner Program returns to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), welcoming 31 associations and 11 international pavilion organizers committed to better serving their members and supporting the processing and packaging industries. According to Jim Pittas, Senior VP of PMMI, associations in the Partner Program are a strong resource for attendees and...

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AMT Moves to New Location during new headquarters construction.

As part of its ongoing project to buildÂ- new 200,000 ft² premiere office building at its former location, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology will, effective immediately, be located one mile away at 7901 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 900 in McLean, VA. According to AMT president Douglas Woods, We are excited to be moving to a new, modern office environment while...

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TTM Technologies holds town hall with Congressman Peters.

TTM Technologies, Inc., the largestÂ- printed circuit board supplier in North America, held a town hall-style discussion with Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA-52) on the legislative issues impacting the manufacturing industry. Executives and employees of TTM gave Congressman Peters a first-hand look at the work taking place in their San Diego facility. Coordinated by IPC, visit was part of an...

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