Registration is Now Open for PACK EXPO Int'l/Pharma EXPO 2016.
Registration for PACK EXPO International 2016, which will be co-located Pharma EXPO and take place in Chicago, IL from November 6–9, is open. With 50,000 attendees expected, this 4-day event will feature 2,300+ exhibiting companies and span 1.2+ million ft-² net exhibit space at McCormick Place. Presentations will take place at- 4 Innovation Stages on show floor, and other learning...Read More »
IPC elects new officers and members to IPC Board.
On March 15, Nominating and Governance Committee of IPC Board of Directors presented 9 candidates for election at the IPC Annual Meeting. Newly elected Board officers serving 2-year terms include Chairman of the Board Joe O’Neil, Vice Chairman Mikel Williams, and Secretary/Treasurer Shane Whiteside. Newly elected board members include Tom Edman, Robert Feuerstein, and Steve Pudles, and members...Read More »
ROMAC Supply Company, Inc becomes inaugural corporate member.
ROMAC Supply Company, Inc., a manufacturer of industrial electrical equipment has joined SME as a corporate member. Corporate membership connects companies to tens of thousands of professionals within SME network who come from all disciplines of manufacturing and are committed to cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions. These companies’ employees will have access to all SME membership...Read More »
Black Horse, LLC becomes inaugural corporate member.
Black Horse, a Houston manufacturer and joint venture between Caterpillar, Inc. and Ariel Corporation, provides well service pressure pumping products for the oil and natural gas industry. SME’s corporate membership connects companies to tens of thousands of professionals within the SME network who are committed to cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions. Employees will have access to...Read More »
New Cohort selected for Baldrige Executive Fellows Program.
Eighteen executives have been selected to the prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program, the only executive leadership fellowship that provides one-on-one access to leaders of Baldrige Award recipient organizations. Within collegial environment, Baldrige Executive Fellows will have an opportunity to compare perspectives of executives across sectors, share advice on leadership challenges, and...Read More »
NIST Makes Statement on ASTM Standard E2329-14.
On January 11, 2016, OSAC Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB) voted to elevate ASTM Standard E2329-14, Standard Practice for Identification of Seized Drugs, to OSAC Registry of Approved Standards. Concerns have been raised that language in said standard is not scientifically rigorous; NIST and FSSB independently asked ASTM to review included language. To respond to concerns, ASTM listed...Read More »
ANSI Highlights Efforts of its members and partners.
As announced by CSA Group, Rajiv Rajput assumed new role of executive vice president of strategic development. CSA Group president and CEO David Weinstein praised Rajput's skills and expertise in welcoming him to executive leadership team. Appointed- as vice president of technology solutions for Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS), Mike Nawrocki will develop strategic...Read More »
Experts sought for revision of ISO/IEC Guide 41.
ISO Committee on Consumer Policy agreed to initiate revision of ISO/IEC Guide 41, Packaging-Recommendations for addressing consumer needs.- As U.S. representative to ISO and COPOLCO via Consumer Interest Forum, ANSI is seeking participants to serve on U.S. Virtual Technical Advisory Group that will provide stakeholder input to U.S. Working Group experts named by ANSI ISO Council. ISO/IEC Guide...Read More »
ASTM Fences Committee names John Eichenlaub as new chairman.
John Eichenlaub, chief operating officer at Builders Fence Company, Inc. (Sun Valley, CA), will serve as chairman of ASTM International Committee F14 on Fences. In addition to having been ASTM International and F14 member since 2008, Eichenlaub has been with Builders Fence Company, Inc. since 2015. He previously served as- technical services coordinator and product manager at Atkore...Read More »
ASTM supports Project Qatar exhibition.
ASTM International is a supporting partner of Project Qatar, to be held May 9-12, 2016 at the Doha Exhibition- and Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar. Annual exhibition provides local and international traders with insights into latest developments in new building materials, heating ventilation and cooling, heavy equipment, stone technology, and interior design. Exhibit will bring together...Read More »