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Hydraulic Institute Webinars address pump system assessments.

Scheduled for April 7, Intro to Pump System Assessments will teach attendees about Pump Systems Optimization process and how to conduct Pump System Assessments along with how to implement a pump system assessment action plan. Advanced series,- taking place April 21 and 28, provides insight into key steps in understanding major components of level 2 and level 3 pump systems assessment processes....

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IPC Committee to develop shop floor communication standard.

During IPC APEX EXPO, IPC's 2-13 Shop Floor Communications Subcommittee brought together leading software developers, machine vendors, assembly equipment manufacturers, and their customers to work on development of a new IPC standard to meet current and future needs of industry that will fill gap identified by the group. New standard will provide uniformity of data protocols that will allow...

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SPE names Ian Strachan Thermoformer of the Year.

Ian Strachan entered the thermoforming industry when he became General Manager of Elvinco Group of Companies in 1971, where he was involved with development of new technologies in thermoforming, injection molding, blow molding, and extrusion. From 1974–1988, Strachan served as Managing Director for Nampak Mono Containers, a thermoforming and steam chest molding company. From 1988–1992, he...

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Biotechnology Industry Organization changes name.

To better reflect the progress and groundbreaking innovations its members achieve in healing, fueling, and feeding the world, Biotechnology Industry Organization is changing its name to Biotechnology Innovation Organization and will continue to use the shortened, BIO name. Since its founding, BIO has united scientists, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and the public to advance breakthrough cures and...

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BIO Announces Dan Durham to lead Health Policy Section.

Healthcare policy expert Dan Durham will join BIO as- Executive Vice President and lead Health Policy Section. BIO president and CEO Jim Greenwood called Durham, a proven and respected leader" and "an important addition to BIO’s senior management team." Specifically, Greenwood cited Durham's public and private sector experience as well as his policy experience, relationships, and...

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ASTM Standard helps protect hockey players from throat injuries.

ASTM standard F3165, Specification for Throat Protective Equipment for Hockey Goaltenders,- covers performance requirements and test methods for throat protectors used by ice hockey goalkeepers. Specifically, standard discusses construction of protectors, positioning of protectors with goalie masks, throat region coverage, and consumer-aimed product labeling. Test-related topics include...

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SME Announces Corporate Membership Program with tailored benefits.

Rolled out by SME, corporate membership program connects manufacturing companies to tens of thousands of professionals within SME network. Companies' employees have access to all SME membership benefits, including SME training, events, research, and publications. For companies with specific challenges, premier membership option offers- tailored option to meet specific areas of concern...

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EPA Grants support integrated pest management in schools.

EPA awarded $241,000 to- National Environmental Health Association for NEHA Mentorship Program for Developing School IPM Capabilities. Project will promote environmentally sensitive pest management in schools through mentorship program between local health departments and underserved school districts. Health Resources in Action received $300,000 for Keeping the Pests Out: The Economics of...

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NREL's Capabilities boost innovative ARPA-E research.

NREL will play key roles in variety of projects funded by Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. NREL's innovative approaches have received 5 awards across 3 different ARPA-E programs for advancing transformational technologies to generate, store, and use energy more efficiently, at lower costs and with reduced emissions. NREL’s ARPA-E funded projects range from solar...

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ASC Spring Expo reaches record levels.

ASC Spring Convention and EXPO 2016 will feature 82 companies. According to ASC president Matthew E. Croson, the event connects new and emerging technologies to the formulating community." Since 2010, ASC Spring EXPO has experienced growth. There were 52 companies in 2010 and, due to 7% compounded annual growth rate and commitment to emphasize technically oriented programming, overall event has...

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