Worthington Industries

Worthington Industries to Purchase Rome Strip Steel

COLUMBUS, OH –Â- Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Rome Strip Steel Company, Inc. Rome manufactures cold rolled strip steel to extremely tight tolerances, primarily for the automotive industry. The transaction is expected to be completed later this month. “Rome is one of the best in the industry with a...

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ASTM International

Proposed Standards to highlight uses of activated carbon.

Proposed standard, WK47401, Test Method for Xylenol Orange Dye Test, describes relative adsorption rate of unused or reactivated carbons by adsorption of xylenol orange from aqueous solution. Standard will cover activated carbons that are used for treatment of drinking water as well as those used to produce consumer products or treat wastewater. Proposed standard WK47421 will describe how laser...

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ASTM International

Proposed ASTM Standard covers biodegradable hydraulic fluid.

Proposed ASTM standard WK31234, Specification for Biodegradable, Low Aquatic Toxicity Hydraulic Fluids, intends to make it easier to ensure that proper hydraulic fluids are being used at environmentally sensitive job sites. Biodegradable fluids have been found to perform differently than traditional mineral oils, creating a need for separate performance classifications. Fluids to be covered by...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Conference Education Programming focuses on industry trends.

Scheduled for March 17–19, 2015, co-located AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt Show & Conference will feature in-depth education programming that will provide industry professionals with practical, real-world knowledge they can use in their business operations and on the jobsite. Industry-focused education complements shows’ exhibits of newest equipment, products, and...

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Motion Control & Motor Association

MCA Launches Redesign of Motion Control Online website.

Originally launched in 2006, Motion Control Online has grown to become leading global website visited for motion control and related automation technology information. Redesigned to facilitate navigation and access to content, site features optimized search capabilities; MCA member company profile page; tools for 24/7 access to content uploads, website traffic, and statistics; as well as Career...

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EPA Releases Report on 2013 toxic chemical waste releases.

According to annual U.S. EPA Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report, most toxic chemical waste managed at industrial facilities in USA was not released into environment in 2013. Report shows approximately 22 billion pounds (84%) of 26 billion pounds of toxic chemical waste were managed via such preferred practices as recycling. Of 4 billion pounds disposed of or otherwise released to environment,...

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EPA aims to reduce methane and ozone-forming pollution.

As part of Obama Administration’s commitment to addressing climate change, EPA has outlined series of steps it plans to take to address methane and smog-forming VOC emissions from oil and gas industry. Agency’s commonsense strategy will reduce methane pollution from new sources, reduce ozone-forming pollutants from existing sources in areas that do not meet federal ozone health standards, and...

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AMT Announces Restructuring and international staff promotions.

AMT announced new organizational structure for its international operations. Xingbin Li, previously AMT General Manager – China, will serve as International Director – Asia/Pacific Region. Carlos Mortera, previously AMT General Manager – Mexico, will serve as International Director – Latin America Region. With 2 pending retirements in early February, internationally based team will assume...

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Consumer Electronics Association

Registration is Open for inaugural International CES Asia.

Registration is live for 2015 International CES Asia™, which will take place May 25–27 in Shanghai, China. Drawing global businesses to showcase latest products and technologies entering Asian marketplace,Â- event will feature major global brands as well as innovative startups to fully represent Asian marketplace innovation. CES Asia will span 20,000 m² exhibit space and host...

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Conard Corp.

Conard's Non-Conventional Machining Processes Featured in Two Publications

Emerging applications for advanced technologies are demanding designs that are beyond the range of conventional metal fabricating techniques. Photochemical etching and electroforming can produce finer and smaller details in metal than any other processes. Recent publications shed light on advanced capabilities. Everything is getting smaller and smarter. This is the cue for alternative...

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