American National Standards Institute

Comments Sought on ISO field of activity on natural bitumen.

ANSI invites stakeholders to submit comments regarding Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran's (ISIRI) work item proposal, submitted by ISO, for- new field of activity on natural bitumen.- Proposal poses that standardization of natural bitumen would determine specifications and test methods of natural bitumen extracted from mines as used for different industrial purposes. Scope...

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American National Standards Institute

NACE and NAM announce new directors and their roles.

ANSI member and accredited standards developer NACE International announced that Edward M. Manns will serve as its new director of standards and technical activities. Manns was elected to ANSI Board as director-at-large for 2015–2017 term. ANSI member and accredited standards developer NAM welcomed Ryan Ong as its director of international business policy. In this role, Ong will develop and...

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ASTM International

ASTM Nonferrous Metals Committee presents award to Terry Gabel.

ASTM International Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys honored Terry Gabel, senior metallurgical engineer at Swagelok (Solon, OH) with Gary M. Kralik Distinguished Service Award. ASTM member since 2003, Gabel was recognized for service as B02 recording secretary and on Subcommittee on Refined Nickel and Cobalt and Their Alloys (B02.07). Gabel also serves as American Society for Metals...

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TPC Training

Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E with Certification

Seminar Overview The foremost goal of this Arc Flash electrical safety training seminar and NFPA 70E Certification is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment.-  The seminar is structured to help companies fulfill requirements set forth in OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart S Electrical and NFPA 70E® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace .-  This...

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TPC Training

Instrumentation, Process Measurement & Control

Seminar Overview Proper troubleshooting and maintenance of plant systems equipment to reduce downtime and save money requires more than just replacing parts when they get broken. In fact, a replace-part-when-broken strategy for maintaining equipment is frequently the most expensive approach you can take. To be effective, maintenance technicians who fix equipment must know why a part needs to be...

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Infiana USA

Infiana Sells its Site in Brazil

Films manufacturer concentrates on the development of specialty solutions On February 1, Infiana Group sold its production facility in Bahia to the Brazilian films manufacturer Packing Group. Infiana is now operating from three locations globally: with its headquarters located in Forchheim (Germany), and production sites in Malvern (USA) and Samutsakorn (Thailand). The films expert employs 800...

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Innovative Sensor Technology USA

Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG Acquires Jobst Technologies GmbH

Ebnat-Kappel – The Swiss sensor manufacturer, Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG, acquires Freiburg im Breisgau based Jobst Technologies GmbH and strengthens its position in the market for bio and chemical sensors. Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG located in Ebnat-Kappel in Switzerland, acquires Jobst Technologies GmbH. Jobst Technologies was founded in 2002 by Gerhard Jobst, Isabella Moser...

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Deere &

Deere Completes Acquisition of Monosem

MOLINE, Ill. - Deere Company (NYSE: DE) has completed its acquisition of Monosem, the European market leader in precision planters. The purchase includes the company's four facilities in France and two in the United States. In November, Deere announced a definitive agreement to acquire the company. The deal helps accelerate John Deere's market reach in precision planting equipment and adds...

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Henry Schein

Henry Schein Completes Acquisition of RxWorks

MELVILLE, N.Y. - Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of RxWorks, Inc., a leading provider of veterinary practice management software primarily to customers in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the Netherlands, and...

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PolyOne

PolyOne Acquires Certain TPE Assets from Kraton

CLEVELAND –- Expanding on its global footprint and expertise in thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) innovation and design, PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) today announced it has acquired certain technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA). The two companies also entered into a supply agreement, whereby Kraton will provide PolyOne certain raw materials used in...

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