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MESA Announces Version 7 Release of B2MML-BatchML Specifications

November 24, 2020 - MESA International announces the release of Version 7 of the widely used B2MML and BatchML specifications. B2MML (Business to Manufacturing Markup Language) and BatchML (Batch Markup Language) are XML schema definitions that are implementations of the ISA-95 Enterprise/Control System Standard. The BatchML schemas were integrated into the B2MML namespace several versions ago,...

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IPC Drives Collaboration, Transformation, Modernization; Launches Factory of The Future Initiative

Bannockburn, Ill., USA, November 19, 2020 — To help the electronics manufacturing industry harness the full potential of smart factory/Industry 4.0 technologies, IPC has launched its Factory of the Future initiative. The framework is intended to drive the industry forward by promoting and accelerating modernization; helping to Build Electronics Better. Building upon 20 years of conventional...

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2020 North American Industry Awards Announced

AIM North America honors the winners of several of their most highly recognized awards November 18, 2020 – Pittsburgh, PA - AIM North America (AIM NA) has selected winners for their annual awards, including ‘Professional of the Year,’ ‘AIT in Government’ and this year there was a two-way tie for the title of ‘Organization of the Year.’ AIM NA extends a huge congratulations to...

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Harting Increases Commitment to ODVA and Ethernet/IP to Become ODVA's Newest Principal Member

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – November 9, 2020 – ODVA is pleased to announce that HARTING, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial connectivity technology, has become a principal member of ODVA alongside Cisco Systems, Endress+Hauser, Honeywell, Omron, Rockwell Automation, and Schneider Electric. The primary focus of HARTING’s activities in ODVA will be through HARTING, Inc....

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ISPE Names Sanofi The 2020 Facility of The Year Awards Overall Winner

ISPE has announced Sanofi as the 2020 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Overall Winner at the 2020 FOYA Banquet during the virtual 2020 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. St. Petersburg, FLA. (PRWeb) November 03, 2020 -- The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has announced Sanofi as the 2020 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Overall Winner at the 2020 FOYA Banquet during...

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PTDA Honors Bill Childers with Warren Pike Award

Chicago, Ill.—October 30, 2020—The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Bill Childers the 29th recipient of its Warren Pike Award for lifetime achievement in the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry. Bill received the award, named for PTDA’s co-founder and first president, during the PTDA Virtual Industry Summit. The award was established in 1984 to...

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The Lighting Library™ Available for Purchase

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is proud to introduce The Lighting Library™ which updates, expands, and replaces the 2010 Lighting Handbook and previous versions of our standards. As announced earlier, The Lighting Library™ is a new digital platform to access IES standards, offering you an easier, more functional lighting knowledge tool in the office or on the go. Your...

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Leidos Continues Support of CyberPatriot as Cyber Silver Sponsor

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot program announced today that Leidos will continue its support of the program for the 11th consecutive year. "The Air Force Association is privileged to once again receive the strong support of Leidos," said Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner. "As a founding partner of CyberPatriot,...

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Trade Group Releases Paradise, California Fire Benzene Contamination Findings

Plastics Pipe Institute’s Report Now Available Irving, Texas – October 28, 2020 - The recently completed analysis of benzene contamination found at the site of the 2018 Camp Fire catastrophe near and around Paradise, California has been published by the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI).  The 13-page report, PPI Document TR-51 “Investigation of Benzene in Drinking Water Following the...

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Cause of Benzene Water Supply Contamination Challenged

California Camp Fire Focus of Trade Association Investigation Irving, Texas – October 28, 2020 - The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) said today that its investigation of benzene contamination in the water supply of fire damaged areas such as Paradise, California has determined that the cause is not from pipe made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE), but was from the burned-out...

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