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PRIME School Initiative is recognized with 2 industry awards.

PRIME (Partnership Response in Manufacturing Education), SME Education Foundation's flagship educational program, earned award nominations from- 2 industry associations in recognition of its impact among future generations of manufacturers. Specifically, PRIME was recognized by Great Lakes Manufacturing Council’s Talented Workforce Initiative and also selected as- 2014 Manufacturing...

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Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions becomes HI training partner.

Hydraulic Institute has announced that Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions is its first non-member to become an HI and Pump Systems Matter Training Partner to further advance energy savings within the Arkansas manufacturing sector. Training agreement with HI/PSM allows the company to further expand its resources in pump system assessment and optimization and help identify energy savings for...

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NEMA Publishes Two Standards in outlet box series.

ANSI/NEMA OS 1-2013 Sheet-Steel Outlet Boxes, Device Boxes, Covers and Box Supports and ANSI/NEMA OS 2-2013 Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Device Boxes, Covers and Box Supports we both published by NEMA. Regarding their respective types of outlet boxes (100 in.-³ or less), both standards- cover configurations as well as manufacturer specifications for materials,- dimensions of openings, supports,...

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RIA recognizes Phoenix Award winners.

During the 69th Annual RIA Convention and Industry Expo, RIA presented Phoenix Awards for Innovation in Restoration and Reconstruction. ACR, Inc. of Wheeling, IL, received award- for their efforts involving a gymnasium floor that was flooded and was able to be dried out instead of requiring total replacement. Sharp & Robbins Construction of Memphis, TN, received award for rebuilding a...

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BIO International Convention will feature 6 Super Sessions.

Taking place June 23–26, 2014 BIO International Convention® will include- 6 Super Sessions featuring biotech thought leaders: A New Paradigm in Oncology Treatment; Burrill State-of-the-Industry Report; EY 2014 Biotechnology Industry Report; AMP-lifying Innovation: NIH, Patient Organizations & Leading Biopharma Firms Mobilize to Tackle Tough Diseases; The Next Big Deal: The Global Deal-maker...

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IPC APEX EXPO 2014 was largest in 5 years.

Drawing 8,068 electronics manufacturing professionals from 47 countries, IPC APEX EXPO® saw 14% increase in registrations to technical programs and near-record participation levels in IPC's Standards Development Committee meetings. Event took place in Las Vegas, NV and host- sold out exhibition with 443 exhibitors encompassing 137,700 ft-² net. More than 80% of 3,801 attendees identified...

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Exhibit Sales Open for PACK EXPO and Pharma EXPO in Las Vegas.

PACK EXPO owner/producer PMMI, Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) announced their joint venture, Pharma EXPO, will be co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas, NV- (Sept. 28–30) at Las Vegas Convention Center in 2015. PMMI anticipates these co-located events will attract 30,000+ attendees representing 40+ vertical...

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2014 International CES breaks international attendee record.

CEA® announced that results of independent audit confirm record number of international professionals – 40,828 (12.7% increase from 2013 CES) – attended 2014 International CES® from 144 countries. There were also- 6,757 press and industry analysts in attendance. Spanning January 7–10, 2014 CES welcomed- 160,498 industry professionals overall (5% more than 2013). Outside of audit, CEA...

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SME Mfg4 Event will include Girls and Manufacturing Summit.

In partnership with Connecticut. Dream It. Do It., SME will host- female student program at Mfg4 event in Hartford, CT on- May 8. Making it Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit will tap insight of female manufacturing leaders to inspire next generation of leadership and talent. Student program will provide 130+ middle and high school girls from CT with information about career and educational...

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BIO International Convention will feature 6 Super Sessions.

Taking place June 23–26, 2014 BIO International Convention® will include- 6 Super Sessions featuring biotech thought leaders: A New Paradigm in Oncology Treatment; Burrill State-of-the-Industry Report; EY 2014 Biotechnology Industry Report; AMP-lifying Innovation: NIH, Patient Organizations & Leading Biopharma Firms Mobilize to Tackle Tough Diseases; The Next Big Deal: The Global Deal-maker...

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