National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA Praises Bill promoting energy storage technologies.

NEMA endorsed HR 1465, STORAGE 2013,Â- which promotes adoption of state-of-the-art energy storage technologies, calling this legislation carefully crafted" in its regard for entire range of energy storage technologies. "Energy storage is a key enabler of the Smart Grid and is transforming the way we think about electricity," said NEMA President and CEO Evan R. Gaddis, who...

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Hose Assemblies Technical Specification is available from NFPA.

ISO/TS 17165-2:2013 (supersedes ISO/TR 17165-2:2006) Hydraulic fluid power – Hose assemblies – Part 2: Practices for hydraulic hose assemblies is available from NFPA. Document provides guidelines for selection, routing, fabrication, installation, replacement, maintenance, and storage of hose and hose assemblies for hydraulic fluid power systems.Â- Also included, annex lists...

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

DOE and NREL Announce Collegiate Wind Competition teams.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and NREL announced teams selected to take part in inaugural DOE Collegiate Wind Competition. Selected through competitive process, student teams includeÂ- Boise State University, California Maritime Academy, Colorado School of Mines, James Madison University (VA), Kansas State University, Northern Arizona University, Pennsylvania State...

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EASTEC Programs focus on workforce development.

Scheduled for May 14-16, 2013,Â- EASTEC will focus on engaging students, educators, manufacturers, and policymakers to address lack of skilled workers to fill manufacturing jobs. Manufacturing exposition and conference will include keynote panel discussion titled Challenges and Solutions for a Qualified Workforce Pipeline"; EASTEC Dream It. Do It.™ Manufacturing Student Challenge; and...

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American National Standards Institute

IEC Standards Have History in mobile phone development.

IEC has been involved in standardization work related to phones and mobile devices, helping bridge gaps between technologies and advance work in mobile device innovation. Examples include IEC 62047-5 Ed. 1.0 b:2011, Semiconductor devices - Micro-electromechanical devices - Part 5: RF MEMS switches, and IEC 60118-13 Ed. 3.0 b:2011, Electroacoustics - Hearing aids - Part 13: Electromagnetic...

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BIO Announces New Chair and Officers as well as Board members.

BIO announced election of GlycoMimetics President and CEO Rachel King as Board of Directors Chair for 2013–2014 term and Allergan Chairman, President, and CEO David Pyott as Board Secretary. Also, BIO announced re-election ofÂ- Fenway Pharmaceuticals Chairman and CEO Mark Skaletsky as Board Treasurer as well as election of 19 Directors to serve on BIO's Board Executive...

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BIO announces dates for 2013 BIO Convention in China.

BIO and China Center for Pharmaceutical International Exchange announced that the 2013 BIO Convention in China will be held Nov 11–13. Leaders from global biopharma industry will gather to develop strategic collaborations, establish distribution networks, find service providers, and create cross-border alliances with companies from U.S., Europe, and Asia. Now in its third year, BIO Convention...

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IPC Capitol Hill Day educates policy makers on industry concerns.

During IPC Capitol Hill Day 2013 (June 19–20, Washington, DC), IPC members will be able to join fellow manufacturers on Capitol Hill to educate policy makers on IPC's mission, advocate need for pro-manufacturing initiatives, and discuss concerns regarding legislation, policies, and regulations. As IPC's John Hasselmann noted, Capitol Hill Day provides face-to-face time with members of Congress...

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Chicago Rivet & Machine Co.

Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. Launches New & Improved Website

Chicago Rivet & Machine Co., a leading manufacturer of rivets and intricate cold formed parts, automatic riveters and tooling and machine components for rivet setting equipment, as well as automated assembly systems, has updated their website with several new user-friendly features.Â-  Among these enhancements include a photo gallery section and description of specialty cold formed parts we...

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Horton Inc.

Horton Awarded U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement Certificate

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Horton, Inc., a worldwide leading provider of engine cooling solutions and suspension products, was presented the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Export Achievement Certificate by U.S. Commerce Department Under Secretary for International Trade Administration Francisco SÃ-¡nchez and Adam Schiff, outreach director at the office of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. Additional...

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