Society of The Plastics Industry

Recycling and Sustainability Leaders to speak at SPI summit.

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association announced that Jeannette Garcia, from IBM Almaden Research Facility, Hugo Contreras of the Nature Conservancy, and Monique Oxender, chief sustainability officer at Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. will speak at the Re|focus Recycling Summit & Expo, hosted by SPI on April 25-27. Re|focus will feature total of 5 educational tracks: Engineering, Supply Chain...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA says CEC should not increase price of LED bulbs.

NEMA called on California Energy Commission to ensure that California consumers have access to the- most efficient, cost-effective, and preferred LED bulbs currently on the market. Proposal under consideration at CEC, if approved, will be the first instance in which CEC pursues regulatory action that will reduce potential energy savings, increase cost of energy-saving products for California...

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NIST seeks comments on computer security publication.

NIST is seeking public comment on its latest draft of a publication intended to help computer security experts use randomness to protect sensitive data. Second Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation, aims to help security specialists judge whether source of random numbers they use as part of data encryption process is...

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New FAA Safety Briefing examines/explores compliance philosophy.

FAA Safety Briefing for January/February 2016 focuses on new FAA Compliance Philosophy and what its foundational concepts mean to general aviation community. Articles discuss how agency and community can identify- problems in National Airspace System, use tools to correct those problems, and monitor situations to ensure they stay fixed. Issue also looks at FAA's evolving safety role and focus on...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM kicks off 2016 State of Manufacturing tour.

NAM kicked off the 2016 State of Manufacturing Tour at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. Event, co-hosted by the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire and the- New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Political Library, is the first in series of stops in 7 states to highlight vital role the industry plays in U.S. economy and changing perceptions of manufacturing. Manufacturing...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI welcomes new members.

ANSI welcomed 16 new members in January 2016. These organizations joined a federation that represents more than 125,000 companies and over 3.5 million professionals. Under institute’s umbrella, this diverse constituency works together to strengthen competitiveness of businesses operating in the global marketplace and to improve quality of life for all citizens by developing, implementing, and...

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Releases 2016 Linear Motion Catalog and Design Guide

WATERBURY, CT - Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a brand of AMETEK-® Precision Motion Control, announces the release of its new Catalog and Design Guide, revised for 2016.-  The new Haydon Kerk catalog has been updated and expanded with new product sections, including the WGS06 linear rail, the brushless IDEA servo motor controllers, Size 8 double stack 21000 linear actuators, ZBM micro screw nuts...

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Baumer Ltd

Baumer Ltd. Hires New Vision Products Western Region Sales Manager

Mr. Greg Matherly has joined Baumer Ltd. as Western Region Sales Manager for industrial cameras and vision sensors. He comes to Baumer with over twenty-five years’ technology sales, sales management, and business development experience including tenure with a national distributor, several technology start-ups, and a Fortune 500 original equipment manufacturer. Mr. Matherly has held positions as...

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ASTM International

Dr. Andy Pickard receives Frank W. Reinhart Award.

Professional chemist Andy Pickard, Ph.D., a consultant based in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, has received the Frank W. Reinhart Award from ASTM International. An ASTM member since 1978, Pickard received the award for his outstanding service to ASTM Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels and Lubricants, notably his technical guidance to terminology standardization. Pickard has...

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