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ASTM Committee names Darla Goeres as new chairman.

Darla M. Goeres, associate research professor of chemical and biological engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee E35 on Pesticides, Antimicrobials, and Alternative Control Agents. Goeres has been with Montana State University since 1997, and currently leads the standardized biofilm methods laboratory in the Center for Biofilm...

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ASTM Committee A05 names Margaret Farabaugh new chairman.

Margaret A. Farabaugh, technical services engineer forÂ- The Techs, A Division of Steel Dynamics (Turtle Creek, PA), will serve as chairman of ASTM International Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products. ASTM member since 2004, Farabaugh received Award of Appreciation for her work on Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys as well as Outstanding Service...

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Did You Know? highlights broad scope of ANSI activities.

Did You Know? offers quick look at activities underway within ANSI Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. ASHRAE and AIA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in areas related to the built environment. ISO has announced new social media campaign to promote health standards worldwide, and ASME...

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Registration for 2016 ANSI CMF Meeting is open until May 2.

Registration is open for 2016 Spring ANSI Company Member Forum (CMF) meeting, which will take place at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, MIÂ- from May 10–11, 2016. This event will include speakers from industry-leading corporations, updates from ANSI leaders, and networking opportunities. In addition to cybersecurity, discussions will cover such topics as...

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Laser Market Authority David Belforte to deliver LME 2016 keynote.

LIA lifetime member and industrial laser applications pioneer David Belforte will deliver leading keynote address to start fifth annual Lasers for Manufacturing Event® (LME®), which will take place April 26–27 in Atlanta, GA. Belforte's presentation will provideÂ- global overview of different types of roles for lasers and spotlight current year's market outlook to...

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AMCA Makes Revisions to air control device rating manual.

AMCA Publication 511-10 (Rev 2016) –Â- revision of AMCA Publication 511, Product Rating Manual for Air Control Devices – was adopted by Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) membership March 24, 2016. Publication dictates proper presentation of data and other required technical procedures for certification of air control devices within AMCA's 500-D and 500-L test standards...

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Four Organizations Are Honored with 2015 Baldrige Award.

On April 3, 2016, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews presentedÂ- 4 U.S. organizations – MidwayUSA (small business), Charter School of San Diego (education), Charleston Area Medical Center Health System (health care), and Mid-America Transplant (nonprofit) – with Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in honor of their organizational innovation and performance...

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BIO Names Companies presenting at GreenTech Investor Sessions.

Emerging industrial biotechnology companies presenting at GreenTech Investor Sessions during BIO's 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology include Deinove, Aequor, Kalion, Inc., Agrivida, Leaf Resources Limited, Sylvatex, Manus Biosynthesis, KnipBio, and Mango Materials. GreenTech Investor Sessions provide select companies high-visibility opportunity to showcase their...

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ASTM approves standard for hygrothermal models.

ASTM has developed a standard that will allow engineers to effectively use hygrothermal models, a type of mathematical model that helps manage heat and moisture flow in buildings.Â- E3054, Guide for Documentation of Hygrothermal Models for Moisture Control Design in Building Envelopes, will help predict and evaluate design considerations of short-term and long-term thermal and moisture...

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ASTM Road and Paving Materials Committee names new chairman.

Glenn N. Waite, aggregates manager at Western Rock Products (Saint George, UT), will serve as chairman of ASTM International Committee D04 on Road and Paving Materials. In addition to having been an ASTM member since 1999, Waite has been with Western Rock Products since 2002. Prior to that, Waite served as president of Tri-State Testing Laboratories and laboratory manager with Southwest Testing...

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