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ANSI Meeting addresses information and communication technologies.

On November 7-12, ANSI hosted 26th plenary meeting of ISO and IEC Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1, Information Technology Standards, in San Diego, CA. Meeting drew 140 representatives from 22 ISO/IEC national member bodies and liaison organizations. ANSI's Frances Schrotter commented how the committee has made tremendous progress toward a large number of key objectives under leadership of Karen...

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SME Education Foundation partners with Oklahoma school.

Francis Tuttle Technology Center, located in Oklahoma City, OK, was selected for first phase of PRIME initiative. As leader for providing exceptional career and technology education to high school students and adults as well as customized training for business and industry, school was selected based on technology-based manufacturing curriculum, instructor skill and dedication, engaged and active...

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ASHRAE Technology Awards highlight outstanding building designs.

ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design. Winning projects included Mountain Equipment Co-op, IKEA Brossard Distribution Center, Université de Sherbrooke, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Thermal Energy Corporation-Thermal Energy Storage, and Arena Marcel Dutil. Designs incorporate ASHRAE...

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WESTEC Returns to CA with new look and content.

With renewed commitment to area industry, WESTEC 2012 will take place in Los Angeles, CA from March 27-29. Biennial manufacturing event, as think tank for leaders from diverse industries, fosters sharing of new ideas, technologies, products, and processes. New Product Presentation Center and Learning Lounges are among the new features and will compliment other show aspects, which include...

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Monthly Leasing and Finance Index shows increase in Oct.

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), reporting economic activity for equipment finance sector, showed overall new business volume for October 2011 up 22% from same period in 2010, down 16% from previous month, and up 25% year-to-date. Receivables over 30 days dropped to 2.2%, and charge-offs declined to 0.7%. While number of lease applications approved decreased to 76.3%, 59% of...

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Proposed ASTM Plastics Standard covers polyurethane gel tests.

Proposed standard ASTM WK34781, Practice for Gel Tests for Polyurethane Non-Foam Formulations, will provide polyurethane raw material suppliers, customers, and developers with practice for setting up gel tests to determine material reactivity. As noted by David Mullen, a member of subcommittee responsible for this standard, having some idea of the time it takes adhesives to bond and coatings to...

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BIO announces presenting companies for 2012 conference.

Scheduled for Feb 13-14, BIO CEO and Investor Conference focuses solely on publicly-traded biotechnology companies and provides platform for companies to present their story to investors, analysts, and potential corporate partners. Presenting companies consist of mid- to large-cap established companies, which typically have a clinical stage program centered on therapeutics, molecular diagnostics,...

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ISPE announces 2011 award winners.

During ISPE's Annual Meeting, Michael A. Arnold, RPh, received Max Seales Yonker Member of the Year Award, honoring the ISPE Member who made the most significant contribution to Society during past year. Shinichi Osada and Jane Brown received Richard B. Purdy Distinguished Achievement Award, honoring ISPE Members who have made significant, long-term contributions to Society. GAMP® Community of...

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ANSI White Paper examines global standardization.

ANSI International Policy Committee published white paper titled Key Issues Impacting Global Standardization and Conformance: Today and Tomorrow. According to paper, expansion of global trade is increasingly important to growth of U.S. economy and to continued revitalization of American workforce. Standards play critical role in removing barriers to trade, enforcing free trade agreements, and...

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ANSI Accreditation Committee names new members.

ANSI announced appointment of 4 new members - Thomas L. Adams, Benjamin Goldstein, Lisa Lutz, and Jennifer McNelly, - to Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC). In welcoming these outstanding leaders, ANSI president and CEO S. Joe Bhatia noted that such experienced and strong expert participation...underscores our commitment to offering the most comprehensive personnel...

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