MPP

Netshape Technologies Announces Acquisition of Capstan Tennessee

Floyds Knobs, Indiana –Â- NetShape Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of Saw Mill Capital LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Capstan Tennessee Inc., a leading powder metallurgy competitor serving the precision components market. From today forward, the facility will do business as NetShape Technologies, Inc. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Dax...

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ASTM International

ASTM Leather Committee approves finish stability test standard.

ASTM D7912, Test Method for Resistance of Finish to Heat Aging (Finish Stability),Â- details test for predicting long-term performance of leather article. Applicable to leather articles ranging from gloves and footwear to upholstery used in automobiles and aircraft, test will indicate presence of cracks, parting of finish from leather, and tackiness after specimen has been...

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ASTM International

Proposed Standard covers small group product evaluations.

Proposed standard, ASTM WK46357, Guide for Best Practices for Small Group Product Evaluations, will provide sensory professionals with guide to set up small group evaluations that will meet objectives in most unbiased manner possible. Goal of proposed standard is to recommend processes and procedures to minimize bias and address research question in as professional and scientific a manner as...

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Gillinder Brothers, Inc.

Gillinder Glass Execs Meet with Asia Manufacturers to Expand Global Sourcing Network

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. -- The Gillinder Glass management team recently traveled around Asia to meet with glass manufacturers to further expand its global sourcing network. In addition to the specialty, hand-pressed, molded glass produced by Gillinder Glass for 151 years, global sourcing provides additional options for customers to provide the best finished product and cut back on the number of vendors...

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Eriez

Eriez® Releases Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separators (WHIMS) Brochure

Erie, PAÂ- – Eriez® announces the availability of a new brochure featuring the company’s Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separators (WHIMS). The eight-page piece is offered in both downloadable and printed format. As explained in the brochure, WHIMS are designed for high capacity, continuous removal or concentration of feebly magnetic materials. Typical applications include hematitic...

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California Nanotechnologies

California Nanotechnologies Appoints Dr. Enrique Lavernia to the Board

CERRITOS, CA – California Nanotechnologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CNO) ( Cal Nano" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Enrique Lavernia, Distinguished Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of California at Davis, to the Board of Directors of California Nanotechnologies Corp. Dr. Lavernia will replace David F. Grant on the Board. Mr. Grant...

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ASTM International

Proposed ASTM Standard helps foster sustainable manufacturing.

ASTM WK35702, Guide for Evaluation of Environmental Aspects of Sustainability of Manufacturing Processes, describes methods with which to enhance resource efficiency at manufacturing process level while considering environmental impacts. According to ASTM's Paul Witherell, this standard will help identify opportunities in operations planning, provide guidelines for collecting data and give...

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ASTM International

ASTM Standards address fiber-reinforced polymer inspection.

ASTM WK46050, Guide for the Inspection of Bond Critical FRP Applications for Concrete Structures in Power Generation Facilities, and ASTM WK46051, Guide for the Inspection of Bond Critical FRP Applications for Steel Structures in Power Generation Facilities, have been proposed toÂ- provide approach to QC inspection and reporting for fiber-reinforced polymers in all industries. Both...

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BIO applauds House passage of Ebola treatments bill.

BIO applauds unanimous House passage of the Adding Ebola to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act and urges swift action by President Obama to sign into law.Â- Act would add Ebola to FDA's voucher program, under which developers of vaccine or treatment for qualifying tropical disease receive voucher for FDA priority review for another product of choice. Act would...

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