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FAA makes tower closing decision.

FAA reached the decision that 149 federal contract towers will close beginning April 7 as part of agency's sequestration implementation plan. Agency will keep 24 federal contract towers open that had been previously proposed for closure because doing so would have a negative impact on the national interest. An additional 16 federal contract towers under the cost share program will remain open...

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ASTM International

Workshop will provide Introduction to Product Category Rules.

ASTM workshop, An Introduction to Product Category Rules, Environmental Product Declarations, and Other Aspects of Sustainable Process and Resilient Materials, will be held June 9. Increased marketplace demand for more resilient structures with products produced from sustainable processes has accelerated need to verify those owner requirements and community goals. PCR in combination with EPD is...

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EPA's University Challenge aims to find uses for toxics data.

U.S. EPA launched TRI University Challenge, a new initiative designed to use academic partnerships to find innovative uses for Toxics Release Inventory data. TRI gives Americans access to information about toxic chemicals in the environment as a tool to better protect health and the environment. Priority will be given to projects related to pollution prevention and sustainability, stakeholder...

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SME

SME Tech Group announces award winners.

Celebrating innovation and outstanding advances in the industry, SME awarded its 2013 Composites Manufacturing Awards at SME’s Composites Manufacturing Conference and Exhibits event. Douglas A. McCarville, PhD, PE, a technical fellow in Boeing’s Research- and Technology division, received J.H. Jud Hall Composites Manufacturing Award, while Northrop Grumman of Redondo Beach, CA and- Janicki...

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National Association of Manufacturers

Manufacturers say pro-growth budgets are essential.

Aric Newhouse, NAM Senior VP of Policy and Government Relations, issued statement regarding ongoing budget debate in U.S. Senate. According to Newhouse, a budget that attempts to fix fiscal woes through tax increases will hurt manufacturers and the economy, while ignoring underlying cause of problems – unsustainable entitlement programs. Rather than $1 trillion in tax increases, they need...

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New Dates Announced for 2014 BIO International Convention.

To adhere to nominal Monday through Thursday format, BIO announced- that 2014 BIO International Convention will now take place in San Diego, CA from June 23–26. Event highlights latest advancements in biotechnology, helps support BIO's programs and initiatives, and typically attracts 16,500+ industry leaders from 48 states and 65 countries. BIO works to create policy environment that enables...

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mar cor purification

Cantel Medical's Mar Cor Purification Subsidiary Acquires Hemodialysis Water Business from Siemens' Water Technologies Business Unit

Further Expanding Mar Cor’s Leadership of the Medical Water Industry LITTLE FALLS, N.J. – CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN), through its Mar Cor Purification subsidiary, has continued the expansion of its water purification and filtration unit with the purchase of the hemodialysis water business from Siemens’ Water Technologies business unit. With approximately 600 dialysis customers in the...

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Custom Built Plastic Pallets Manufactured by Jifram Extrusions

Custom Built Plastic Pallets(TM) Offers Instant Quote Feature on Website

Now customers and potential customers can browse Custom Built Plastic Pallets' interactive website and determine what a custom-sized pallet solution will cost immediately.-  Users build their pallet online with a simple questionnaire and the quote is returned in seconds. Custom Built Plastic Pallets, the Material Handling Division of Jifram Extrusions Inc., builds the pallets from 100% recycled...

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Custom Built Plastic Pallets Manufactured by Jifram Extrusions

Jifram Joins Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association

James Fischer, CEO of Jifram Extrusions, Inc. announced that the company is now a member of MHEDA, an association serving the material handling equipment manufacturers and distributors. Jifram Extrusions, Inc. is a plastic extrusions company that produces custom built pallets designed specifically for the needs of each customer and their operation. Size, number of stringers, number and thickness...

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Montech Conveyors

New Website: Relaunch of www.montech.com

(Derendingen) The Swiss conveyor specialist Montech AG has relaunched its website: new design, clear layout and a comprehensive product overview. The relaunched website of Montech is online with a clearer layout and a new design. The site provides information about the company, their belt conveyors, automation components and the profile system Quick-Set, as well as several application examples...

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