National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Linear Fluorescent Lamp Shipments wane during 2012.

NEMA’s shipment indexes for T5 and T8 linear fluorescent lamps increased 2.1% and 15.1% in fourth quarter of 2012 to reach 156.8 and 103.1, respectively. However, index for T5 lamps posted annual reading of 159, a decline of 10.7% from 2011, while T8 lamps declined 14% during the year to reach index value of 99 for 2012. Shipments of T12 lamps showed largest annual slide, dipping by 18.6% to...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI accredits DOT Quality Services.

ANSI has announced first accreditation of U.S. certification body offering certification under ISO 3834 – Quality Requirements for Welding. ISO 3834 provides method for manufacturers or fabricators to demonstrate that they have met relevant quality requirements related to welding. Illinois-based DOT Quality Services was also certified to offer certification in connection with welding of...

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Hydraulic Institute

Hydraulic Institute announces Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

Hydraulic Institute has recognized and honored David McKinstry, SVP - Engineering and Special Projects, Colfax Fluid Handling, as its Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. David has spent over 25 years working with the Institute, striving to develop standards, establish effective processes, and educate pump community not only in North America, but globally as well. During his time as VP of...

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MillerCoors joins as new corporate member of OMAC.

One of nation's top brewers, MillerCoors, has recently joined the Organization for Machine Automation and Control.- OMAC’s two working groups, Packaging and Machine Tool, lead the way in producing industry consensus guidelines that help manufacturers reduce delivery times, be more efficient with available resources, and increase profitability.

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Omega Engineering

Omega Gets A New Website Design!

We are proud to announce that is getting a new look! To keep up with our growth throughout the world, we wanted to offer all of our customers, current and new, an easier interface that can be recognized globally. What can be expected? We are updating our look and upgrading our navigation. The homepage, headers, footers, and navigation will undergo some revisions, but overall your...

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Leslie Poolmart Inc

Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies to Grand Open 5 New Stores this Week

Total of 48 New Stores to Open in Spring 2013 PHOENIX- Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. (Leslie's), the nation's leading retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products, announces its plans to grand open 5 new retail locations throughout the U.S. on April 12th. The stores will celebrate the grand openings April 12 – 15, with specials and festivities throughout the weekend, including 20 percent...

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Lizard Label

Lizard Label Launches its New Website

Lizard Label, the custom label manufacturer, has launched a newly designed website highlighting its extensive capabilities and dedication to customer service. The website ( offers something for everyone. For customers who know exactly what they want there is a quick quote form conveniently located on the home page. For customers who want to browse for ideas there is a...

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MecSoft Announces New Corporate Website

Irvine, CA –- MecSoft Corporation, the developer of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, has announced their new corporate website at “In order to match the powerful and intuitive nature of MecSoft’s CAD/CAM software, our website needed a new look,” stated Tim Strifler, Marketing Coordinator at MecSoft Corporation. “We’re really excited about this new...

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Fox Electronics

Fox Electronics Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Arrow Electronics

Fort Myers, Fla.- – Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions, has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow will now offer Fox’s industry-leading range of crystals and XpressO...

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DUNCAN, SC-  – Stäubli Robotics, a leading innovator in robotic automation, has partnered with Minnesota-based Werner Electric to distribute Stäubli robots and robotic components, as well as the support of a Stäubli-trained local sales network, available throughout the region. “We’re pleased to be working with Werner Electric as a distributor in the North Central U.S., said Bob...

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