F.W. Webb Company

Affiliated Distributors Recognizes F.W. Webb as PVF Affiliate of the Year

Bedford, Mass.Â- – F.W. Webb Company received the “PVF Affiliate of the Year” award from Affiliated Distributors (AD) at the organization’s annual North American meeting in Dallas recently. F.W. Webb Senior Vice President of Industrial Development Ernie Coutermarsh and Senior Vice President of Purchasing Ed Welch accepted the award on behalf of the company. In introducing F.W. Webb...

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ASTM International

ASTM Standard covers incidental asbestos exposure assessments.

ASTM D7886, Practice for Asbestos Exposure Assessments for Repetitive Maintenance and Installation Tasks, is intended to aid those testing asbestos exposures by quantifying levels of such exposure. According to ASTM member Andrew Oberta, ASTM D7886 overcomes limitations of personal air sampling by describing method for conducting exposure assessment tests under controlled conditions. Standard...

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ASTM International

Proposed ASTM Standard targets ballistic-resistant head gear.

Once approved, proposed standard ASTM WK46152, Specification for Ballistic-Resistant Head Protection for Law Enforcement Applications, will provide agencies with means to establish minimum performance requirements of protective helmets. Defined characteristics will include ballistic protection, blunt impact resistance, chin strap retention, stability, as well as other performance criteria related...

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SME's Manufacturing Competition seeks submissions.

SME’s annual Design for Direct Digital Manufacturing Competition is calling for high school and college student designers to submit custom designs featuring additive manufacturing. Aligning with this year’s theme, Structures Rule, competition’s focus is on structurally optimized objects or devices made from additive manufacturing. Competition will consist of 3 categories: mobility device...

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Q-Lab Corporation

Q-Lab's Gary Cornell Elected as Chair of ASTM Subcommittee on Plastics

Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gary Cornell was recently elected as Chairman of ASTM’s Subcommittee D20.61. This group is the TAG (Technical Advisory Group) to ISO TC61, the ISO standards committee on Plastics. In the role of Chair of ASTM D20.61, Gary also assumes the role of Head of Delegation...

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Horner Industrial Group

New Sales and Marketing Manager Announcment

(Indianapolis, IN) – Horner Industrial Group is pleased to announce and welcome Terry Thorne as the Company’s Sales and Marketing Manager. Terry will be responsible for sales team leadership and driving revenue growth. In addition, he will be a valuable contributor in the areas of marketing and business strategy. “Being part of a growth oriented business is extremely important to me,...

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Sun Automation Group

SUN Automation Group Appoints Product Sales Manager

Baltimore, MDÂ- – SUN Automation Group (http://www.sunautomation.com/) announced today that Bob Matthis has joined the company to further develop its SUN625 Rotary Die Cutter (RDC) initiatives. The SUN625 RDC is a fixed-frame, vertically opening flexo printing machine capable of feeding, printing, and converting at elevated production speeds. It is designed to produce high quality...

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Menasha Packaging Co., LLC

Menasha Packaging Saddened by Death of Richard Dick Sharfstein

Former President, Owner of The Strive Group (Formerly Pride Container Corp.) was Visionary NEENAH, Wis.Â- – Menasha Packaging regrets to announce that Richard A. Dick Sharfstein, former president and owner of The Strive Group (previously Pride Container Corp., now Menasha Packaging), died on Tuesday, Nov. 25. He was 82. On behalf of Menasha Packaging, I would like to express my sincere...

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CNG Source, Inc.

CNG Source Expands With New Regional Office in Houston, Texas

CNG Source, a leading provider of compressed natural gas solutions for fleets and CNG station builders, has expanded operations with the opening of a regional office in Houston, TX, in the Energy Corridor. CNG Source, a leading provider of compressed natural gas solutions for fleets and station builders, has expanded operations with the opening of a regional office in Houston, Texas, in the...

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SPIROL International Corporation

SPIROL Receives 2014 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Windsor, ON – For the third consecutive year, SPIROL Industries Ltd. has received the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. The award was received on behalf of the entire SPIROL team by Daniel McLean, Quality Manager and Chris Stanton, Operations Manager. GM has 2,300 North American suppliers and SPIROL was one of 80 companies to receive the award all three years. According to GM,...

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