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PTDA presents Warren Pike Award to Carlos Ingram.

PTDA named Carlos Ingram, former VP business systems, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation, the 22nd recipient of its Warren Pike Award for lifetime achievement in power transmission/motion control industry. Beginning as a member of Business Information Systems Committee in 1991, Carlos has served on committees ranging from Marketing to Industry Relations. He joined PTDA board in 1998 and...

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Chicago Organizations partner with Wheeling High School.

SME Education Foundation is taking a community-based approach to manufacturing education and creating strong partnerships between organizations, businesses, and exemplary schools. Wheeling High School of Wheeling, Ill. is 1 of 6 exemplary schools selected for first phase of new Partnership Response in Manufacturing Education program launched in fall 2011. A comprehensive mid-sized, suburban high...

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ASHRAE provides guidance on How-To's of energy audits.

Second edition of Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits promotes best practices, provides how-to's, and fills void in information for engineers, building owners, managers, and government entities. Publication includes time-saving tips for energy auditors, and explains how to hire an auditor, what to ask for in comprehensive audit report, and how to build successful energy efficiency...

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Manufacturing Technology Orders up 91.9% in 2011.

According to United States Manufacturing Technology Orders report, jointly compiled by AMTDA and AMT, September U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $606.56 million, up 22.9% from August and up 51.9% when compared with total of $399.32 million reported from September 2010. With year-to-date total of $4,074.00 million, 2011 is up 91.9% compared with 2010. USMTO report provides regional and...

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ASTM Issues New Standard for children's jewelry.

ASTM F2923, Specification for Consumer Product Safety for Children's Jewelry, will be used by jewelry industry to establish harmonized guideline for manufacturing children's jewelry products. In addition to establishing requirements and test methods for specified elements and certain mechanical hazards in children's jewelry, standard includes recommendations for age labeling and warnings as well...

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Welding Industry Image Article highlights outreach to youth.

Appearing in Welding and Gases Today, The Image Of Our Industry features photographs shared by GAWDA members from their efforts to engage and educate young people. GAWDA members across the country are finding unique ways to promote the gases and welding industry, reaching out through welding competitions, open houses, trade shows and more. Article also features Atlas Welding Supply VP James Cain...

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Aluminum Association supports America Recycles Day Nov 15.

Aluminum Association challenges everyone to recycle all aluminum cans they come in contact with everyday. Recycled aluminum requires only 5% of energy and saves 95% of greenhouse gas emissions associated with primary aluminum production. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a TV for 3 hours or 100 W light bulb for 4 hours. Aluminum Association and industry are committed to 75%...

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Exhibitor Registration open for bC India.

Applications for exhibit space are being accepted for companies and other participants wishing to exhibit at second edition of bC India, a BAUMA CONEXPO SHOW, which takes place Feb 5-8, 2013 at the MMRDA grounds in the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai. Scheduled to cover 13,000 square meters of exhibition space, second bC India is taking up almost 50% more space than at the premier in 2011. Closing...

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ASHRAE HIgh Performance Building Conference is open for registration.

Scheduled for March 12-13, 2012, High Performance Buildings Conference will address application techniques, actual performance, and policy issues for achieving high performance buildings with deep energy savings. Event will feature 50 presentations in 16 sessions covering range of HPB topics. HPB case study sessions will include natural ventilation, net zero energy implementation, building...

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Bill Gorman Named AAMA Honorary Member after 26 years of service.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Board of Directors unanimously approved motion to award Bill Gorman with Honorary Membership status. Nominated by Ray Garries of JELD-WEN, Inc., Milgard engineer Bill Gorman continued to represent Milgard with his active participation in AAMA and National Fenestration Rating Council following his retirement in 2001. Gorman has served on 35+...

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