Valcor Engineering Corporation

Valcor Opens a New State-Of-The-Art Cleanroom

Valcor Engineering, a designer and manufacturer of solenoid valves and control components for liquids and gases, is proud to announce the opening of its brand new cleanroom. The new cleanroom will be used for parts cleaning and clean parts bagging. Valcor's new cleanroom is a certified ISO 5 or Class 100 controlled cleanroom environment. It utilizes laminar unidirectional flow from ceiling to...

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Universal AET Announces New CFO

STOUGHTON, Wis.Â-  – Universal Acoustic Emission Technologies’ Board of Directors recently named Tony Cords to the position of Chief Financial Officer effective January 5, the company announced this week. Cords has more than 20 years’ progressive finance experience with his latest position as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Batteries at Spectrum Brands Holdings,...

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Southland Electrical Supply

Southland Electrical Supply Creates an Equipment Rental Division

Southland Electrical Supply, headquartered in Burlington, NC, and 5 locations across the South East, dedicates additional resources and new products to its line-up of industrial rental electrical equipment.Â-  For over 30 years Southland has been buying, selling and renting new, new surplus and reconditioned industrial electrical equipment.  Recently, Southland announced its...

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SAS Automation

New SAS Automation Program Gives Customers Gift of Time

XENIA, Ohio — SAS Automation, the leader in superior robotic End-of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) and automation technology, announces the Quick Tool Program to answer the call from customers around the country. SAS’ customers can expect to gets weeks of production time back with the new program, cutting in half the estimated delivery lead time needed. “Our customers run on tight timelines, with...

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ASTM International

Butanol Purity Testing Standard approved by ASTM committee.

ASTM D7875, Test Method for Determination of Butanol and Acetone Content of Butanol for Blending with Gasoline by Gas Chromatography, will be used in isobutanol manufacturing to test its purity for use in chemical and fuel markets. Developed by Subcommittee D02.04.0L on Gas Chromatography Methods and based on annex in ASTM D7862, this standard will be primarily used by isobutanol manufacturers...

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ASTM International

Proposed ASTM Standard links textiles, antimicrobial agents.

Proposed standard WK31901, Guide for Standard Test Methods and Practices for Evaluating Antibacterial Activity on Textiles, will aggregate information concerning textiles types treated with antimicrobial agents and ways each can be tested for performance response to antimicrobial activity. According to ASTM's Robert Monticello, guide will offer flexibility to develop specific test standard...

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American Trucking Associations

ATA and Healthy Trucker expand Healthy Fleet Challenge.

American Trucking Associations announced it is expanding its relationship with Healthy Trucker and expanding the Healthy Fleet Challenge to all its member companies. Starting now, ATA's companies can not only compete with each other, but on behalf of the United States against fleets in Canada, making the challenge a truly international effort to energize the industry to get and stay healthy.

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NTSB's Most Wanted List highlights rail tank car safety.

NTSB's Most Wanted List for 2015 addresses need for rail tank cars that carry crude oil, ethanol, and other hazardous material across the country to do it more safely. Also new to list of top 10 areas that need safety improvements are: requiring that transportation operators be medically fit for duty; strengthening commercial trucking safety; and requiring pilots to strengthen procedural...

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EPA Proposal strengthens oil spill preparedness and response.

To address issues raised by various parties during 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, U.S. EPA proposes amending requirements under National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP).Â- Proposed Subpart J revisions deal with product toxicity and efficacy test methodologies, toxicity and efficacy criteria, human health and safety information requirements, area planning...

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