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IPC Appoints Kelly Scanlon as Director for EHS Policy and Research

IPC welcomes Kelly Scanlon as the new director of environment, health & safety policy and research to IPCs staff in Washington, D.C. Scanlon will take the responsibilities of IPC’s EHS advocacy and work with North American Government Relations Committee. She worked at U.S. Department of Defense, helping to identify policy and technology solutions for enhanced chemical management. Kelly has...

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NEMA Publishes New ESS 1-2019 Standards for Electrical Energy Storage Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has released NEMA ESS 1-2019 Protocol for Uniformly Measuring and Expressing the Performance of Electrical Energy Storage Systems. The standards include storage devices, battery management system and power conversion systems installed with storage device. It provides set of practices for characterizing electrical energy storage systems and...

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ASC Releases Guide for Adhesives and Sealant Benefits

The Adhesive and Sealant Council has published chemicals management and sustainability benefits guide intended for stakeholders in retail market environment. The guide provides important adhesive/sealant applications with the need for exposure considerations. It describes process on where adhesives and sealants are featured, type and function of adhesive and sealants used. The ASC task force is...

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IPC Seeks Presentation Topics and Descriptions for Electronics Materials Forum

The IPC’s Electronics Materials Forum will be held in Minneapolis, Minn., November 5-7, 2019. IPC invites presentations and descriptions from engineers, researchers, academics, technical experts and industry leaders. The forum will focus on materials for board fabrication, assembly and post-assembly protection with significance on emerging technologies. IPC seeks presentations on following...

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NEMA Releases New Standards for Healthcare Providers and Their Suppliers

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published ANSI/NEMA SC 1-2019 American National Standard for Supplier Credentialing in Healthcare that helps in identifying the credentials of supplier representative visiting healthcare facilities. The new standard is developed to achieve accuracy, efficiency, and elimination of waste in credentialing process. It describes specialized...

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MWFPA Expresses Concerns Over Border Closure

The Midwest Food Products Association urges President to consider the effects of his following through on his threat to shut down the border with Mexico. The president of MWFPA expressed that shut down of Mexico will damage U.S. economy. The association says that it would be difficult to face the impacts of closing the U.S.-Mexico border on U.S. agriculture and both the American and Mexican food...

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ABC Says Construction Unemployment Rates Decreased in 46 States in February

The Associated Builders and Contractor’ analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows fall in construction unemployment rates in 46 states. According to the analysis, the February 2019 national NSA construction unemployment rate was reduced by 1.6 percent from a year ago to 6.2 percent. The following were the top five states: Florida (3.4 percent), Utah (3.6 percent), Colorado (3.7...

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ACGIH Names 2019 Award Recipient at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists presents 2019 award recipients at American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) during May 20-22, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The following are the recipients: Vincent Castranova (Herbert E. Stokinger Award), Phillip Rauscher (John J. Bloomfield Award), Lynn C. O’Donnell (Meritorious Achievement Award), Michael J....

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SPE Announces the Availability of Abstracts from Professionals at the Website

The Society of Plastic Engineers’ Plastic Pipe Conference abstracts are now available at the conference’s website. The abstracts will range from scientific white papers to fundamentals of selecting proper pipe. The conference will be held on April 16 and 17, 2019 outside Philadelphia. It focuses on water, sewer and gas system applications and new developments in composite plastic pipe.

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