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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Revolutionary Optical Transmitter will be described at OFC.

Developed by research team from NOKIA Bell Labs, bandwidth variable transmitter (BVT) converts electronic signals to optical signals with- bandwidth that can change depending on need and- does so without service interruptions (hitless operation). Arnaud Dupas of- NOKIA Bell Labs (France) will describe this device at The Optical Fiber Communication and Exhibition Conference (OFC), which will be...

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UL Mobile App provides hazardous location technical expertise.

HazLoc mobile application facilitates common understanding of global hazardous locations (explosive atmospheres). According to UL's Jeff Smidt, app- provides design, production, installation, inspection and regulatory compliance information in one trusted source. This benefits designers, manufacturers, distributors, inspection- and regulatory authorities (AHJs), and end-users across oil- and...

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Electrical Manufacturers support supply chain risk standards.

During- FERC Technical Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection Supply Chain Risk Management, NEMA Industry Director Steve Griffith highlighted efforts of electrical manufacturers in establishing consensus guidelines and best practices that address U.S. supply chain integrity throughout 4 stages of product's lifecycle: manufacturing, delivery, operation, and end-of-life. These best...

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NASA awards contract modification to Raytheon Space.

NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems, of El Segundo, CA, for two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for the Polar Follow-On / Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) -3 and JPSS -4 Missions. This is a cost-plus-award-fee new work modification. Contractor will manufacture, test, and deliver the VIIRS instruments, support...

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North American PCB Industry ends 2015 with 0.4% sales growth.

According to IPC's North American PCB Statistical Program, slow sales growth continued in December, bringing 2015 to a close at 0.4% growth over 2014. Book-to-bill ratio returned to parity at 1.00 in December. Total North American PCB shipments increased 0.6% in December 2015 compared to December 2014. Compared to previous month, PCB shipments were up 6.7%.- PCB bookings rose 1.5% compared to...

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American National Standards Institute

Did You Know? highlights ANSI member and partner activities.

Did You Know? offers quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within ANSI Federation of members and partners. For example, NFPA has developed NFPA Xchange, an online community where professionals can share ideas, ask questions, and view latest information on codes and standards. ASSE offers- free, brief weekly podcast about the latest news in occupational safety and health. UL has...

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American National Standards Institute

Company Member Forum to focus on proposed IEC committee.

On Feb 9, 2016, ANSI Company Member Forum monthly online discussion will host presentation by IEC Strategic Group 8, Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing. IEC SG 8 is seeking U.S. stakeholder feedback on proposed recommendations to form a new IEC systems committee in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union, International Organization for Standardization, ISO/IEC Joint Technical...

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ViSTA Networking Solutions Expands North American Distribution and Partners with SeeStor Distributors

ViSTA Networking Solutions (VNS) announces it has expanded its North American Distribution network to now include SeeStor, Inc, a physical security oriented distributor out of Southern California. VNS will offer specific servers and storage products through the SeeStor distributor network. “We are encouraged by SeeStor’s focus on security integrators across North American and expect them to...

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Deep Ocean Engineering, Inc. Welcomes VP of Sales and Marketing

Deep Ocean Engineering, Inc. (www.deepocean.com) is pleased to announce that Raul Enrique Pena has joined the company as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing to drive the continued growth of Deep Ocean while expanding its presence internationally. Raul brings an in-depth knowledge of sales, channel management, business development and marketing from his successful career in telecom and tech,...

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