Registration Opens for conformity assessment forum in Russia.
Under auspices of U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, U.S. Department of Commerce is organizing- U.S.–Russia Standards and Conformity Assessment Forum that will take place in Moscow on May 30, 2013. Event is supported by ANSI and U.S.–Russia Business Council and will focus on World Trade Organization (WTO) Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement- as well as- standards and...Read More »
ISO Workshop to address multiple resource productivity.
Currently, no international standard exists to address multiple resource evaluation, despite pressing international need for guidance on considering interconnections in relation to resource sustainability and conservation. To more fully examine possible approaches to address this need, ISO will hold workshop aimed at helping to develop ISO-published International Workshop Agreement on guidelines...Read More »
ELFA releases Monthly Leasing and Finance Index for March.
According to ELFA's Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, overall new business volume for March was $6.8 billion, flat compared to volume in March 2012. Month-over-month, new business volume was up 45% from February, and year to date, cumulative new business volume was up 3% compared to 2012. Receivables over 30 days were unchanged in March from previous month at 2.0%, and were down from 2.8% in...Read More »
PackML Webinar will focus on design and implementation.
Featuring Doug Meyer of Yaskawa America, Inc.'s Drives and Motion Division as presenter, Designing Your First PackML Implementation for Machine Control will take place May 8, 2013 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT. Presentation aims to help controls engineers in any industry better understand PackML design and implementation process.Read More »
RIA is accepting applications for Joseph F. Engelberger award.
As world's most prestigious honor in field of robotics, Joseph F. Engelberger awards are presented to individuals for excellence in robotics technology development, application, education, and leadership. Named after the worldwide father of robotics, awards are sponsored annually by RIA and will be presented in conjunction with International Symposium on Robotics, October 24-26, 2013.- The 2013...Read More »
NEMA says DOE transformer standards improve efficiency.
NEMA expressed its overall satisfaction with the Department of Energy’s final rule establishing increased energy conservation standards for distribution transformers. Throughout the fall of 2011, DOE hosted a negotiated rulemaking, where stakeholders gathered to discuss the justification for higher energy efficiency standards for all three classes of regulated distribution transformers: low...Read More »
NEMA commends President's budget for energy efficiency focus.
NEMA commended administration for including FY2014 budget measures aimed at promotion of energy-efficiency efforts in public/private sectors. In particular, budget encourages States to cut energy waste with Race-to-the-Top challenge, enhances preparedness and resilience, and invests in repairing existing infrastructure and building infrastructure of tomorrow, including power grids that are...Read More »
Get a Sneak Preview of ThomasNet.com's New Features at Institute for Supply Management's International Conference
Executives to also Discuss Scholarship Program and Role in Formation of ISM Grapevine, TX —- In today’s fast-paced business environment, supply chain management professionals must work efficiently to vet suppliers, build short lists, meet supplier diversity goals, and find the exact products and services they need. During the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Conference, April 28 – May...Read More »
CW Thomas Announced That It Has Acquired Analytic Plastics, Inc.
PHILADELPHIA, PA: - –CW Thomas announced that it has acquired Analytic Plastics, Inc. This acquisition of Analytic Plastics assets represents C.W. Thomas’ planned next step of its growth strategy in remaining the premier plastic thermoforming company in the Region. Analytic Plastics, Inc., based in Bensalem, PA, is a company with over 40 years of experience in providing a wide variety of...Read More »
TSA Communications Celebrates 65Th Anniversary
TSA Communications, Inc. is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2013.- Started by W. H. Kreicker as Tri-State Advertising Co., Inc. in 1948 in Warsaw, Indiana, TSA Communications provides full service business-to-business marketing communications to industrial, institutional and agricultural businesses.- In 2012, the company changed its name from Tri-State Advertising to TSA Communications to...Read More »