Swagelok Company

Swagelok Company Launches Comprehensive Sampling Systems Reference Book

More than 750 pages of detailed information on designing and maintaining process analyzer sampling systems on sale now SOLON, OhioÂ-  – For more than 65 years, Swagelok® products have provided the highest quality fluid system connections for high performance – helping process analyzers deliver reliable results to users around the world. Sampling systems expert Tony Waters and...

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Ticona to Deliver Keynote Speech and 5 Papers at 8th Annual SPE® AutoEPCON in April

Jeffrey H. Helms, Ph.D., global automotive OEM managerÂ- - Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will deliver a keynote speech on “Navigating Global Regulations Specifications - Materials Supplier Perspective” at the 8th Annual SPE® Automotive Engineering Plastics Conference (AutoEPCON) on Tuesday, April 30, in Troy, Mich. Helms will highlight...

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EPA publishes 18th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory.

According to EPA's 18th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, there was a 1.6% decrease in emissions in 2011 from the previous year and aÂ- 6.9% drop below 2005 levels. Recent trends can be attributed to multiple factors including reduced emissions from electricity generation, improvements in fuel efficiency in vehicles with reductions in miles traveled, and year-to-year...

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

NREL Survey shows improvement in B100 biodiesel quality.

According to NREL's latest national survey of 100% biodiesel (B100) blend stock" samples, 95% of samples from 2011-12 met ASTM International fuel quality specifications which serve as guidelines for theÂ- industry. NREL researchers collected fuel samples from 53 producers and 14 terminals across the U.S. Samples were tested for range of critical properties, such as free and total glycerin...

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SME Honors Industry Leaders with 2013 International Honor Awards.

International Honor Awards recognize those who have made significant contributions to such areas as manufacturing technologies, technical writing, education, research, management, and service to SME. Recipients for 2013 are Paul K. Oldroyd, with Donald C. Burnham Manufacturing Management Award; Kanji Ueda, with SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal; Moshe Shpitalni, with SME Albert M. Sargent...

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Mesa International

MESA Global Education Program extends its depth and reach.

Offered in classroom and online settings, B2MML and Integration Fundamentals program will detail fundamentals in plant-to-enterprise integration as well as fundamentals and methodologies of using MESA B2MML and ISA-95 standard. IACET-accredited program offersÂ- MESA Certificate of Competency (CoC) for successful completion. MESA is also preparing to release schedule of online classes...

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Hydraulic Institute

Pump Systems Matter announces 2013 Board of Directors.

Pump Systems Matter (PSM), 501(c)3 training subsidiary of Hydraulic Institute (HI), announced 2013 Board of Directors and Officers during HI's Annual Meeting in Fort Myers, FL. Primarily responsible for providing organizational oversight to PSM and guiding direction of its strategic training plan, Board will include Geoff Wickes as Chairman as well asÂ- Dennis Wierzbicki, Robert K....

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ASTM International

ASTM Standard addresses airsoft protective eyewear.

In response to requests from both insurance providers and playing facility operators, ASTM International Committee F08 on Sports Equipment and Facilities is developing ASTM WK27246, Specification for Eye Protective Devices for Airsoft Sports. Proposed standard will provide eyewear test procedures that are specifically designed for airsoft. Devices tested to ASTM WK27246 will meet specific...

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Packaging Corporation Of America (PCA)

TimBar Adds Atlanta Fulfillment Center

(New Oxford, Pennsylvania) TimBar Packaging Display’s Point of Purchase Division is pleased to announce the opening of its new Atlanta Fulfillment facility scheduled for early January 2013. The building is 151,119 square feet in total of which about 86,000 will be climate-controlled. Capabilities will include hand-assembly, pack-out, fulfillment and distribution services. “We are comfortable...

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Clear Automation, LLC

Clear Automation Receives Sales Growth Award from Fanuc Robotics

Southington, CtÂ- – Clear Automation , a leading engineering integrator of robotic and machine vision systems, today announced it has received FANUC Robotics' award for Outstanding Sales Growth for 2012. Clear Automation has been an Authorized System Integrator of FANUC robots for 5 years, using their automation solutions in such diverse applications as assembly, packaging, and labeling....

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