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SME Launches Podcast by Advanced Manufacturing Media.

Targeting manufacturing professionals doing business in North America, Advanced Manufacturing Now will focus on technologies used to make things as well as workforce development, research, and more. Sarah Webster, editor in chief of Advanced Manufacturing Media, said this podcast will tell the stories of people who work in manufacturing, to showcase how important, engaging and high-tech the field...

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America Makes and ANSI kick off standardization collaborative.

On March 31st, America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and ANSI held their kick-off meeting for the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative. AMSC will produce standardization roadmap for additive manufacturing that will identify existing standards and specifications, as well as those in development, assess gaps, and make...

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BIO Announces Programming for 2016 World Congress IP Symposium.

BIO will- present Intellectual Property Symposium, Where IP meets IB," on April 20 as part of BIO's 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, which will take place April 17–20, 2016 in San Diego, CA. There will be 2 panels featuring experts highlighting value of IP in industrial biotechnology: "Assessing and Preserving Value in Biotechnology Intellectual Property"...

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Report Show Biotech Crops continue to be favored by farmers.

International Service for Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) report, 20th Anniversary of the Global Commercialization of Biotech Crops (1996–2015) and Biotech Crop Highlights in 2015," details global adoption of biotech crops.- Global biotech adoption increased from 1.7 to 179.7 million hectares from 1996–2015. In comment, BIO's Brian Baenig noted how this shows, in part,...

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National Work Zone Awareness Week focuses on distracted driving.

To save lives, National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 11–15) urges- motorists and workers to take basic steps to prevent crashes and occupational injuries in work zones. This year's slogan, Don't Be That driver," focuses on distracted driving. AASHTO, Federal Highway Administration, and American Traffic Safety Services Association, along with other roadway safety and construction...

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OSA honors Consumer Physics' SCiO molecular sensor.

With miniaturized scanning sensor technology, Israel-based Consumer Physics earned this year’s top corporate honor in OSA's Enabled by Optics Contest. Consumer Physics produces SCiO, a product that takes near-infrared spectroscopy and shrinks the system behind it from room-sized equipment to a hand-held sensor that integrates with smart phones. Molecular sensor then fits in the palm of...

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Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show takes place May 16-18.

During SME's Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show in Quebec, more than 4,500 manufacturing professionals will connect with peers, education opportunities, and innovative technologies presented by over 400 companies from around the world. Event offers single gateway to breakthroughs and developments in machine tools, tooling, metalworking, and advanced manufacturing, including additive...

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SME's Advanced Manufacturing Media launches new podcast.

SME's Advanced Manufacturing Media has launched a new podcast, Advanced Manufacturing Now, for manufacturing professionals doing business in North America. Podcast will focus on renaissance in technologies used to make things, as well as workforce development and research. In first episodes, it interviews Al Albrecht, author of the book, The American Machine Tool Industry - Its History,...

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NREL Report measures public opinion of electric vehicles.

Report by NREL's Mark Singer, titled Consumer Views on Plug-in Electric Vehicles-National Benchmark Report, highlights what consumers really think about plug-in electric vehicles, including pure electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Report presents findings of a study on public's sentiments, with focus on vehicle purchasing behaviors, awareness, and barriers to...

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EWI's Dr. Shawn Kelly to present keynote speech at LME 2016.

During 2016 Lasers for Manufacturing Event®, advanced manufacturing technology expert and EWI Additive Manufacturing Consortium Director Dr. Shawn Kelly will provide a keynote address on Laser Technology and Metal Additive Manufacturing. Dr. Kelly will present LME attendees with the truths and myths involved in the additive manufacturing of metal products. Current and future role of laser...

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