Rayotek Scientific

Rayotek Sight Windows Passes Annual Audit for ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Rayotek Sight Windows has passed its annual surveillance audit for ISO 9001:2008 Certification.-  The audit ensures that a company is living up to the standards set forth by its Quality Management System under the guidelines of ISO9001:2008 policies.-  The audit was performed by ISO Registrar NSF International, with no findings and with high praise from the auditor John Leon who spoke to many...

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Aquatherm

Aquatherm Announces New Videos

Lindon, UT-  — Aquatherm recently released three new videos designed to educate and engage customers and potential customers. The first ToolTech video represents the launch of a new series focused on the wide range of tooling used to connect polypropylene-random (PP-R) piping systems. This inaugural video features the McElroy Spider™ 125 and takes viewers through the basic operational steps...

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NCCoE seeks vendors to help secure wireless medical devices.

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at NIST is developing example cybersecurity solutions that demonstrate how to protect wireless infusion pumps from unintended errors or unauthorized access, including malicious acts. Federal Register notice invites technology vendors interested in working on standards-based example solution, or reference design, to work with the center. Participants...

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American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown seeks participants for conference.

After success and popularity of first modeling challenge, ASHRAE LowDown Showdown will be part of ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2016 Conference, Aug 10–12. Modeling challenge showcases work of several teams competing to model a net zero or below building. Competition gives conference attendees opportunity to work with vendors and developers to showcase their abilities using vendor’s...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM's Timmons gives State of Manufacturing address in S.C.

NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered his 2016 State of Manufacturing address at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC. Event, co-hosted by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Trident Technical College, is the latest in a- series of stops throughout 7 states to highlight the- vital role the industry plays in the U.S. economy and the changing perceptions of manufacturing....

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NTSB opens accident docket on Philadelphia Amtrak derailment.

NTSB publicly released more than 2,000 pages of information as part of ongoing investigation of May 12, 2015, Amtrak passenger train derailment. Train #188 derailed after entering curve at 106 mph where speed is restricted to 50 mph. Of 250 passengers and 8 Amtrak employees, 8 passengers were killed and more than 200 others were transported to hospitals.- Docket includes documents containing...

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Society of The Plastics Industry

Plastics Industry launches Zero Net Waste program.

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association launched the Zero Net Waste program, a groundbreaking tool for members to use to evaluate waste reduction opportunities and maximize landfill diversion. Program will provide plastics companies with concrete set of resources they can use to pursue, and achieve, zero net waste in their facilities and offices. Companies who participate in program, and...

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Society of The Plastics Industry

Foundation Report shows plastics are too valuable to waste.

Patty Long, Senior VP of Industry Affairs with SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, issued remarks regarding Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s report, The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics. Report estimates that 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, a total worth $80-120 billion annually, is lost to the global economy due to the fact that many of these items...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Standards Committee reaffirms fluorescent ballast standard.

NEMA announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C82 reaffirmed C82.1-2004 Line Frequency Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts. Standard covers ballasts which have rated open circuit voltages of 2,000 V or less and are intended to operate lamps at frequency of 50 Hz or 60 Hz. ANSI C82.1-2004 (R2008, R2015) may be purchased in hard copy or electronic download on NEMA website.

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Mesa International

MESA and LNS Research post call for survey participants.

MESA International and LNS Research post call for manufacturers to take biennial Metrics that Matter survey. This research helps define key metrics and helps benchmark values to help manufacturers know what numbers are great, good, or ugly. It also includes trends on technologies that can improve performance per metric or across operations. Participants will receive access to LNS Research's...

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