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Thrush Co. Inc. Test Lab Facility Approved Through Hydraulic Institute's Pump Test Lab Approval Program

Parsippany, NJ, December 15, 2020 – The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Thrush Co. Inc., as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory approved through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. The approved pump test lab is located in Peru, Indiana. The HI program assists pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories to improve their current laboratory procedures and...

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ABC's 2021 Construction Economic Forecast: Recovery Shape Forms a 'W,' Recession Threat Remains

Washington, Dec. 15— Associated Builders and Contractors' Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts a recession threat for the construction sector next year, but has illuminated some potential economic bright spots, such as e-commerce and Class B office space, according to a 2021 economic outlook published in Construction Executive magazine. Although ABC’s Construction Backlog...

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Procore to Become NECA Premier Partner

Partnership will connect electrical contractors to Procore's innovative construction management software WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has entered into a three-year agreement with Procore, a leading provider of construction management software, to join NECA's Premier Partner program, effective January 1, 2021. This...

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SPE Thermoforming Division Announces Call for Nominations for 'Thermoformer of the Year'

CAROL STREAM, IL, U.S.A., December 8, 2020: The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division has announced a call for nominations for the Thermoformer of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the thermoforming industry in a technical, educational, or managerial capacity. The nomination deadline is March 31, 2021. Nominations...

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Hydraulic Institute Wins 2020 Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award for Innovation

Expanding Access to Energy-saving Pump Technologies Represents New Frontier for Sustainability. Parsippany, NJ, December 8, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) recognized the Hydraulic Institute (HI) among the winners of the 2020 Leadership in Energy Efficiency Awards. HI was recognized in the category of Innovation for its efforts to drive the...

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WHMA 28th Annual Wire Harness Conference Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

BannocKburn, Ill., December 2, 2020 – For nearly three decades, Wiring Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA) staff and Board members looked forward to connecting with attendees, exhibitors and speakers at its annual wire harness conference, but given escalating concerns with COVID-19 infection rates, event organizers have cancelled the 2021 WHMA 28th Annual Wire Harness Conference....

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Charles Ingram Lumber Co. VP to Lead AWC's Board

Leesburg, VA. – American Wood Council (AWC) today announced the election of Charles Ingram Lumber Co. Vice President T. Furman Brodie as the Chairman of AWC Board of Directors for a one-year term, effective January 1, 2021. Newly appointed President & CEO of PotlatchDeltic Eric Cremers was elected First Vice-Chairman, and President & CEO of TR Miller Mill Company Ricky Stanley was elected as...

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Plastics Pipe Institute Celebrates 70 Years

Irving, Texas - December 1, 2020 - The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) is celebrating its 70th year. Formed in 1950 as the Thermoplastic Pipe Division of the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), PPI is now the leading North American trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry, and is known for its research, its work to develop industry standards and codes,...

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IPC Releases IPC-2581 Revision C, Generic Requirements for Printed Board Assembly Products Manufacturing Description Data and Transfer Methodology

Heralds Design-through-Manufacturing 4.0 BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, December 1, 2020 – IPC-2581C, Generic Requirement for Printed Board Assembly Product Manufacturing Description Data and Transfer Methodology is the eagerly anticipated update of IPC’s widely adopted global standard for PCB design through manufacturing data flow. Revision C introduces groundbreaking new features, automation...

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A2LA Recognized by FDA to Assess Testing Laboratories Under ASCA Pilot Program

FREDERICK, MD. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 30, 2020 - A2LA is proud to announce that it has been granted ASCA Recognition by the FDA, making it among the first accreditation bodies accepted as a participant in the ASCA Pilot program. The ASCA Pilot is a cooperative program that relies on participation from accreditation bodies, testing laboratories, medical device manufacturers and FDA staff. Accreditation...

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