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PTDA 2019 Leadership Development Conference Focuses on Culturetopia Effect

The PTDA 2019 Leadership Development Conference was held on March 20-22 in Savannah, Georgia. It was conducted in conjunction with PTDA’s spring governance meetings for board of directors, foundation board, committees and manufacturers council volunteers. The attendees were engaged in mix of education, group discussion and problem-solving activities and tips from Jason Young. The future leaders...

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AAMA Announces New Chairman of Board of Directors and Executive Director

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has announced Donnie Hunter as the new chairman of AAMA board of directors during 82nd annual conference in February. Hunter will serve for the following two-year term after Chairman Mike DeSoto. Janice Yglesias was named as executive director of the association. He has been serving AAMA for 20 years and recently served executive vice president.

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IREC Elects Two Board Members and Officers for 2019

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council announces the joining of Ronny Sandoval and Jetta Wong to the board of directors. The new members are committed to help IREC to carry out mission to accelerate the clean energy transformation through fact-based policy leadership. Wong advises entrepreneurs, funders, investors, research and development institutions and government organizations to bring new...

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Corinne Lillis to Host and Emcee 2019 Annual Event of Manufacturers Association

The Manufacturers Association’s 2019 annual event will be held on April 25, at the Pullo Center in York, PA. The event will be hosted by Corinne Lillis, reporter of WGAL TV-8 in Lancaster. She joined WGAL TV-8 in the spring of 2016. The event features guest and keynote speaker Robert Ballard (Oceanographer and explorer), who discovered remains on the Titanic and many notable shipwrecks such as...

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American Wood Council Releases Update to Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) 3

The American Wood Council has added 2x6 wood exterior wall assembly to the AWC’s Design for Code Acceptance (DCA) 3 - Fire-Resistance-Rated Wood Floor and Wall Assemblies. The assembly has passed the ASTM E119 1-hour fire endurance test. For meeting the new energy requirements, the designers have been asking to utilize asymmetrical exterior wood-frame walls that are constructed with 2x6 studs...

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Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Releases Calendar for April Events

The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance produces events in Georgia for supporting manufacturers in the state. The following are the events for the April month: Networking events (April 2 & 5 • Alpharetta, Cobb & Gwinnett), ViaSat Plant Tour (April 3 • Duluth), Fastenal Distribution Center Tour (April 9 • Atlanta), Red Hare Brewery Tour (April 15 • Marietta), Gainco Plant Tour (April 24 •...

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AIA Statistics Show as Growth North American Machine Vision Market Sales in 2018

The North American Machine Vision components and systems has reached $2.874 billion in 2018 with an increase of 9.2 percent over 2017. According to the statistics of AIA the industry and part of Association for Advancing Automation and application-specific machine vision (ASMV) systems led growth with $1.998 billion in sales in 2018. The total machine vision market has reached $401 million in...

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