American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE Recognizes HVAC/R Achievements of 36 individuals.

ASHRAE is recognizing 36 people for their contributions to the Society and the building industry at 2012 Winter Conference, which is being held January 21-25. Honors to be bestowed concern Hall of Fame, ASHRAE Technology Awards, ASHRAE Student Design Project Competition, John F. James International Award, and E.K. Campbell Award. Winners include students, those hard at work in their respective...

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Air Filtration Device Committee holds testing program.

Air Filtration Device Standards Development Committee (AFD) of IESO will continue its research efforts by conducting 3-day (March 15-17) testing program of HEPA-filtered negative air type or collection machines. Goal is to gather data to complete development of ANSI/IESO Standard for field evaluation of portable HEPA-equipped air filtration devices. Research effort will be led by AFD Committee...

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Bearing Specialists Association

BSA Conference Table Registration opens February 1st.

Scheduled for April 29 to May 1, BSA 2012 Annual Convention will include Conference Table Sessions, which offer participants opportunity to pre-schedule and plan for face-to-face meetings between distributors and manufacturers to address bearing industry concerns and resolve business problems. Convention attendees have found these 20-minute meetings to be particularly productive since they...

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Aluminum Association

Chadwick Engineering Ltd joins Aluminum Association.

Aluminum Association announced addition of its newest member, Chadwick Engineering Ltd. As Associate member, Chadwick Engineering will provide direct services to firms that produce or recycle aluminum. According to Aluminum Association President Heidi Brock, Chadwick Engineering is especially positioned to help the Association better understand new technical innovations shaping the industry and...

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Fireside Chats focus on biopharma R/D, corporate strategy.

At BIO CEO and Investor Conference, to be held February 13-14, 2012 in NYC, Fireside Chats with senior industry executives and will feature moderated, one-on-one conversations with pharma R/D chiefs and industry leaders as well as subsequent interactive question and answer sessions. Participants are to include Moncef Slaoui, PhD, Chairman, R/D, GlaxoSmithKline plc; Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD,...

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AIA

AIA honors John Stack with 2012 AIA Achievement Award.

John Stack, President of the Optical Systems Division of Zygo Corporation, was presented with 2012 AIA Achievement Award. He is being honored for his industry leadership and outstanding contributions to the vision and imaging industry for more than two decades. Before joining Zygo, Stack served as President and COO of Edmund Optics, Inc. Stack also served as member of AIA Board of Directors from...

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AIA

Greg Hollows is named to be AIA Board of Directors Chairman.

Greg Hollows, Director, Machine Vision Solutions, Edmund Optics, was named Chairman of AIA Board of Directors for 2012-2013 during AIA Business Conference. During his tenure, Hollows hopes to grow AIA's presence in existing and emerging market areas through education, understanding, and cooperation. He also hopes to make AIA's Vision for the Future a reality by working with staff and other Board...

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Nibs

Early Registration for BEST3 Conference ends January 31.

Scheduled for April 2-4, 2012, BEST3 Conference: High Performance Buildings will cover building systems that deliver high energy efficiency, good indoor climate, and long-term performance. Presentations by building envelope experts will offer latest research and practice on net-zero buildings, commissioning, foam insulations, and quality management as well as vacuum insulated panels, whole...

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PCB Engineering Poll shows troublesome PCB engineering aspects.

Polled on their biggest challenges with PCBs, PCB components, and PCB assembly process failures, 350+ engineers who attended IPC's Soldering and Assembly Defects webinar identified solder finish (39%), BGA components (29%), and reflow soldering (27%). Runners-up included electrical shorts/opens (27%), QFN/LGA components (27%), and credit paste printing (20%). Webinar instructor Bob Willis said...

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Noble Industries

Noble Industries Metal Fabrication Company Acquires Madsen Wire

NOBLESVILLE, Ind., Jan. 19, 2012 - Noble Industries, a leading Indianapolis metal fabrication company, announced today the acquisition of assets and business of Madsen Wire, a wire fabrication partner for many years. Madsen Wire is a custom steel wire fabrication company providing wire forming and wire grid work for shelving, wire guards, wire baskets, cargo barriers, point of purchase displays...

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