ASTM International

China Delegation visits ASTM headquarters.

A group from the China Association of Machinery Industry for Environmental Protection visited ASTM headquarters for a training session on Dec. 15. Delegation, which included representatives from manufacturers of environmental monitoring and sampling equipment located throughout China, learned about ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality and its Subcommittee D22.03 on Ambient Atmospheres and Source...

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Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc

European Additives and Colors Conference will be held in Spain.

Barcelona will host 9th European Additives & Colors conference, organized by SPE, from February 23–25, 2015. Technical and business-oriented program will feature ~30 speakersÂ- who will explain innovations, projects, and needs regarding support from upstream suppliers. Upstream polymers, additives, colors, masterbatches, equipment, and instrumentation suppliers as well as...

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EPA's Actions to Restrict PFOA yield health benefits.

To further agency and industry achievements, U.S. EPA proposed measures to ensure that perfluorinated chemicals that have been phased out do not re-enter the marketplace without review. Action builds on several EPA has taken since 2006, when reaching agreement with companies to phase-out chemicals by the end of 2015. Participating companies are on track to phase-out these toxic chemicals and have...

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SME

SME Education Foundation calls for scholarship applicants.

SME Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for 2015-16 academic year. Wide variety of scholarships offered provides financial support to students pursuing careers in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, or closely related fields of study. SME Education Foundation Family Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or undergraduate students related to SME members....

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SME

Tooling U-SME outlines case for investment in human capital.

Committed to raising awareness of the importance of human capital to ensure sustainability of manufacturers in the long-term, Tooling U-SME is introducing a new white paper, People Power: Human Capital Drives Manufacturing Competitiveness. Paper highlights research demonstrating importance of human capital for meeting business objectives; industry best practices in training and development; and...

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Laser Institute of America

OSHA and LIA renew alliance to protect workers.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration has renewed an alliance with Laser Institute of America to help protect workers from exposure to beam and non-beam laser hazards in industrial, construction, medical, and research workplaces. During 5-year alliance, participants will provide annual training on the Best Practices Seminar on Laser Safety, develop a Webinar training program based on the...

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Worthington Industries

Worthington Industries Finalizes Rome Strip Steel Purchase

COLUMBUS, OHÂ- – Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Rome Strip Steel Company, Inc. Located in Rome, N.Y., Rome manufactures cold rolled steel to extremely tight tolerances, primarily for the automotive industry. The business will be integrated into the Steel Processing business unit of Worthington Industries and will add a...

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ThermoFusion, Inc.

ThermoFusion Continues Its Internship Program

ThermoFusion is pleased to continue its Internship Program by hiring its 4th engineering intern in 4 years.Â-  Pablo Moreno, a Materials Science student at San Jose State University, joined ThermoFusion in December 2014 and plans to be with us through his graduation in 2016.  Pablo's duties include material testing (pre and post heat treat), incoming and outgoing inspection,...

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Michelman

Michelman's Ginger Cushing Appointed to AIMCAL Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, OHÂ-  – Ms. Ginger Cushing, Global Sales Manager – Packaging at Michelman has been appointed to the board of directors at the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL), by AIMCAL President, Mr. Dan Bemi. Active with AIMCAL in the United States and Europe, she has written and delivered numerous technical papers for conferences, short courses and...

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Jefferson Rubber Works, Inc.

Jefferson Rubber Purchases New Plastic Injection Molding Machine

Jefferson Rubber Works, Inc. (JRW), a leading manufacturer and provider of custom molded rubber products, has recently purchased a new plastic injection molding machine. Installation of the new injection molding machine was recently completed and is now fully operational. The molding machine will increase the capacity and plastic injection molding capabilities at the Worcester Massachusetts...

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