Future Electronics

Future Electronics and Robert Miller Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Company's European Expansion

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is celebrating the company's 30th anniversary this year of doing business in Europe. Future Electronics was founded in Montreal in November of 1968 by Robert Miller, President. In 1972 the company opened its first American office in Boston, Massachusetts, followed by expansion into Europe with the...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI approves 4 Better Buildings Workforce schemes.

In 2015, Commercial Workforce Credentialing Council of NIBS released 4 Better Buildings Workforce job task analyses and credentialing schemes for: building commissioning professional, building energy auditor, building operations professional, and energy manager. CWCC subsequently submitted them to ANSI for review to determine if schemes were developed based on clause 8 of ISO/IEC 17024:2012,...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA says earthquake resilience requires grid modernization.

Nearly 400 member companies of NEMA and their staffs of experienced engineers and electroindustry experts—spanning more than 50 industry sectors—offered grid modernization and storm recovery guidance for the White House Earthquake Resilience Summit. NEMA has asked Congress to support electrical grid modernization through passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act (S.2012). Legislation...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI remembers former chairman Roy P. Trowbridge.

Roy P. Trowbridge, chairman of ANSI Board from 1971–1974, passed away on Jan 17, 2016, at age 97. Mr. Trowbridge was a member of the Board of Trustees at ASME Foundation, and former director of engineering standards at GM Corporation. In 1969, Standards Engineering Society, now known as SES -- The Society for Standards Professionals, presented Leo B. Moore Award to Mr. Trowbridge for his...

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NIST Advisory Committee welcomes Allen Adler and Waguih Ishak.

Allen Adler and Waguih Ishak have joined NIST's Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, agency's primary private-sector policy advisory group. Adler is vice president of Enterprise Technology Strategy for The Boeing Company. He leads strategic planning for technology, setting research priorities and fostering enterprise-wide collaboration. Ishak joined Corning in 2007 to establish the Corning...

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NIST Animated Online Series redefines the kilogram.

In the third and latest adventure from the League of SI Superheroes, the animated online series from NIST, Mass Hysteria touches upon a topic—how to redefine basic unit of mass known as the kilogram.- It- represents a cutting-edge undertaking for researchers working to modernize the worldwide metric measurement system known as International System of Units (SI). Latest episode briefly...

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ASTM International

ASTM Standard will improve analysis of nuclear material.

C1832, Test Method for Determination of Uranium Isotopic Composition by the Modified Total Evaporation (MTE) Method Using a Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer, will help improve measurements of uranium isotope ratios, helping laboratories analyze nuclear material and supporting efforts of organizations like the International Atomic Energy Agency. Standard provides detailed description and...

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SME

SME recognizes 7 manufacturing leaders and researchers.

SME has chosen 7 professionals from industry and academia to receive its- 2016 International Honor Awards, which- recognize significant contributions in areas of manufacturing technologies, processes, technical writing, education, research and management, and service to SME. Honorees include: Patrick M. Shanahan, Peter F. Mackie, George A. Hazelrigg, Jian Cao, Joseph J. Beaman Jr., Placid M....

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H B Fuller

Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC, a Portfolio Company of American Securities LLC, Has Acquired the Weld Mount Systems Business from Associated Technologies LLC

Weld Mount Systems specialty adhesive fastening products adds to Royal Adhesives and Sealants broad structural adhesives product line for the Marine, Defense, Transportation and Assembly markets. SOUTH BEND, Ind. –- Royal Adhesives Sealants LLC ( Royal ), announced today that it has acquired the business assets of Weld Mount Systems ( Weld Mount ). Based in Durham, CT, Weld Mount's unique line...

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Ball Aerospace Acquires Wavefront Technologies

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md. –- Ball Aerospace Technologies Corp. announced today that it has acquired specialized engineering cyber firm Wavefront Technologies to further strengthen and diversify its business portfolio. The transaction price was not disclosed. Wavefront Technologies, located in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, provides systems and network engineering, software development software...

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