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IUVA Releases Fact Sheet on UV Disinfection for COVID-19

Chevy Chase, MD (March 27, 2020) The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) believes that UV disinfection technologies can play a role in a multiple barrier approach to reducing the transmission of the virus causing COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, based on current disinfection data and empirical evidence. UV is a known disinfectant for air, water and surfaces that can help to mitigate the risk of...

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Free ASA Member COVID-19 Economic Webinars

Itasca, IL – March 27, 2020 ASA Chief Economist Dr. Christopher Kuehl will be conducting a series of three webinars for ASA members only related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on our industry and the economy in general. The first webinar is scheduled for this coming Wednesday, April 1 at 2 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Central). Titled “U.S. at the Epicenter,” Dr. Kuehl will examine what...

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Metal Powder Industries Federation Cancels WorldPM2020 WorldPM2020/AMPM2020/Tungsten2020 cancelled due to pandemic

Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) announced today the cancellation of the colocated conferences WorldPM2020, the World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials; AMPM2020, Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy; and Tungsten2020, the International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials that were scheduled to take place June 27–July 1, 2020, in Montréal,...

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AWC Supports Begin Actual Construction Guidance

WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President & CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release of the draft “Begin Actual Construction” air guidance memo. It clairfies that construction on non-emission elements of a project can begin before obtaining a New Source Review (NSR) permit. “Wood products manufacturers are...

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NEMA Publishes New Guide for Evaluating Earthquake Damaged Equipment

ROSSLYN, Va., March 26, 2020—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA GD 3-2019 Evaluating Earthquake Damaged Electrical Equipment Guide. This new guide ​provides information on how to evaluate electrical equipment that has been exposed to earthquakes, and it helps determine whether exposed electrical equipment is suitable for use, reconditioning, or repair....

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AIM Selected as International Registration Authority for RFID Tag ID Numbers

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | March 25, 2020 | AIM, the the leading industry association and global authority for innovation, standards, and solutions in barcode, biometrics, IoT, NFC, RFID, RTLS, and RAIN, for nearly 50 years, has been designated as the International Registration Authority (RA) for the ISO/IEC 15963 Standard Information technology – Radio frequency identification for item...

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IPC News: IPC Welcomes U.S. Economic Stabilization Package, Proposes Agenda for Economic Recovery and Resiliency in Electronics Manufacturing

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, March 25, 2020 — On behalf of electronics manufacturers in the United States and around the world, IPC thanks the U.S. Congress and the Trump administration for reaching agreement today on a $2 trillion economic stabilization package to address the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.           “The federal government is taking unprecedented measures to...

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Midwest Food Manufacturers, Trade Associations Ask Clarification, Exemptions in Gathering Law

The Midwest Food Products Association (MWFPA) joined over 60 agribusiness and manufacturing trade associations requesting that state and federal officials clarify exemptions to rules that prevent the gathering of 50 or fewer people until the coronavirus emergency is over. “Some states have clearly exempted food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods manufacturing facilities (e.g., those...

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AMCA to Present Free, PDH-Eligible Webinar on Industrial Fans April 7

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 17, 2020—On April 7 at 1 p.m. ET, Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. will present “Specifying Fans for Industrial Environments,” the latest in its AMCA insiteTM series of free, professional-development-hour- (PDH-) eligible webinars. During the hour-long event: Dan Hormann, PE, of the AMCA Fan Committee will discuss how industrial...

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Electronics Manufacturers Feel Impact of Coronavirus Disruptions But Majority Expect Business to Return to Normal by Summer 2020

62 percent of manufacturers anticipate sales to be down for the year BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, March 13, 2020 – Electronics manufacturers continue to feel the impact of the coronavirus on their businesses. Companies experiencing supply disruptions report they expect five-week shipment delays on average. But a majority of electronics manufacturers and suppliers expect business operations to be...

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