TLC Electronics

TLC Electronics, Inc. is Pleased to Announce that Chris Humting Has Accepted TLC Electronics' Newly Created Position of Marketing Specialist

St. Paul, Minn.Â- – TLC Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce that Chris Humting has accepted TLC Electronics’ newly created position of Marketing Specialist. His new role will be effective February 1, 2016. Humting has over ten years of experience in the electronic component distribution industry specializing in product management of electronic components, most recently as a product...

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AEMC Instruments

Chad Dugas Joins AEMC® Instruments as Southeast District Sales Engineer

Foxborough, MAÂ- – AEMC® Instruments is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad Dugas to the new position of Southeast District Sales Engineer. He will be responsible for sales covering the southeast territory (NC, SC, GA, FL, TN, MS, AL). He will be based out of the Orlando, FL and will report directly to George Vlachos, Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Chad joins AEMC®...

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Federal Agencies launch challenge to improve chemical screening.

Transform Tox Testing Challenge: Innovating for Metabolism will award up to $1 million to improve relevance and predictivity of data generated from automated chemical screening technology used for toxicity testing. This challengeÂ- seeks to find new ways to incorporate physiological levels of chemical metabolism into HTS assays. First stage, which closes April 8, seeks practical...

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Institute Of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc., The (IEEE)

IEEE Photonics Society announces call for papers.

Scheduled for May 9–11, 2016, fifth annual Optical Interconnects Conference is designed to facilitate collaboration between optical industry's leading engineers and researchers to bring new optical interconnect architectures and technologies from research lab concepts to commercial realities. Program will cover network systems, subsystems, architectures, applications and devices, delivered...

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NIST seeks applications for Precision Measurement Grants.

Since 1970, NIST's Precision Measurement Grants have enabled researchers to conduct significant work in field of fundamental measurement or determination of more precise values for fundamental constants of nature. NIST sponsors these research projects primarily to encourage basic, measurement-related research in universities and colleges and other research laboratories. NIST anticipates...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI releases 2016 dates for accreditation workshop.

ANSI invites all interested stakeholders to register for 2-day Personnel Certification Accreditation Workshop—with multiple dates available in 2016. Workshop is designed to introduce interested stakeholders to international standard ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 — General requirements for bodies operating certification schemes for persons.Â- Discussions will focus on building an understanding of...

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American National Standards Institute

NEMA Highlights One Retirement and several appointments.

The IAPMO Group announcedÂ- senior VP and general counsel Neil Bogatz's retirement. As IAPMO consultant, Bogatz will continue to represent IAPMO as chair of ANSI's Executive Standards Council and vice chair of its Intellectual Property Rights Committee (IPRPC). Monte Bogatz assumed senior VP and general counsel role, while Heather Koffman was promoted...

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ASTM International

ASTM International Board of Directors welcomes James Tann.

James A. Tann, director of technical services for Belden Brick Co. (Canton, OH), has been elected to ASTM International board of directors for 3-year term. ASTM fellow, Award of Merit recipient, and member since 1988, Tann has concentrated on design of brick masonry structures as well as building codes and standards.Â- He serves as member-at-large on executive subcommittees of Committees C12...

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ASTM International

INVISTA's Vicky Taylor joins ASTM board of directors.

Vicky J. Taylor, senior research technologist in the research and development center of INVISTA (Canada) Company, Kingston, Ontario, will serve 3-year term on ASTM International board of directors. Taylor has more than 30 years of experience in textile testing and evaluation using international standards. An ASTM member since 1999, Taylor currently serves as chairman of Committee D13 on Textiles,...

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VWR International, LLC

VWR Acquires Therapak

Acquisition Extends VWR's Service Offering RADNOR, Pa. –Â- VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), a leading, global, independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, announced today that it has acquired Therapak Corporation and Therapak Pharma Services Limited, suppliers of pre-packaged convenience kits and procedure packs for the clinical trial, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and clinical...

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