Associated Builders & Contractors

Construction Materials Prices decrease in December.

According to Jan 18 Producer Price Index report by U.S. Department of Labor, construction materials prices fell 0.2% in December. Construction materials prices were down 0.9% in fourth quarter, but were 5.3% higher than 1 year ago. ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu says increase in value of the dollar against many currencies helped produce decline in construction input prices. Also, slow down in...

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Plumbing Manufacturers International

PMI welcomes first supplier under new affiliate category.

PMI Board President, Stewart Yang announced that Chase Brass and Copper Company of Montpelier, OH is the first company to accept PMI's invitation to join the organization through new membership category, Allied Membership. Members under this heading receive number of benefits of PMI membership, such as access to PMI publications and attendance at PMI's semi-annual conferences at special...

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American Filtration & Separations Society

AFS seeks Board of Directors and 2nd Vice Chair nominations.

Every year, AFS Society elects 2nd Vice Chair and 6 members of Board of Directors. Elected 2nd Vice Chair will become AFS 2nd Vice Chair for 2013, 1st Vice Chair for 2014, and AFS Chair in 2015. For elected members of Board of Directors, term of service will begin at Fall 2012 Board of Directors Meeting or November 30, 2012, whichever is sooner, for term of 2 years. Only requirement is that...

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AIA Defines Its Vision via new names, activities, initiatives.

After 18 months of development, AIA unveiled its Vision for the Future. This brand identity is intended to emphasize commitment to advancing vision and imaging technology worldwide. In comment, AIA president Jeff Burnstein mentioned refocused priorities, investments in new activities and staff resources, as well as name changes for Association and its website. Burnstein stressed new names and...

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Robotics Industry Umbrella Group changes name to A3.

Umbrella trade association for RIA, AIA, and the Motion Control Association has changed its name from Automation Technologies Council to the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). A3 will focus primarily on why automating is good, and will continue to focus on how companies and organizations specifically can apply robots, vision, and motion control. A3 currently represents more than 650...

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Catherine Morris becomes first woman Chair of RIA.

Catherine Morris, Senior Account Manager of ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, NC, was first elected to RIA Board in 2003 and most recently served as Board's First Vice Chair. She is a Past Chair, current member of RIA Membership Committee, and also chairs show committee for Automate 2013, RIA's flagship event. Morris has been an account manager with ATI for 16 years, with a primary focus on key...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA Standards Publications cover panelboards, switchboards.

PB 1 Panelboards discusses single panelboards or groups of panel units suitable for assembly in form of single panelboards. These units are used in distribution of electricity for light, heat, and power at 600 V and less with 1,600 A mains and less or 1,200 A branch circuits and less. NEMA PB 2 Deadfront Distribution Switchboards formalizes floor-mounted deadfront switchboards, rated 6,000 A or...

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Continental Steel & Tube Company Increases Its Sales Force Again!

Robert J. Lopshire Joins CS&T Will Head CS&T's Copper, Brass & Bronze Department Fort Lauderdale - January 18, 2012 - Don T. Ascione, President and Chairman of the Board at Continental Steel & Tube Company announced today that CS&T has once again expanded its growing sales force by hiring Robert J. Lopshire. According to Ascione, Mr. Lopshire is joining the company immediately to open an office...

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Carver, Inc. Celebrates 100th Anniversary in 2012

Carver, Inc. is celebrating 100 years of providing the world's most popular lab presses with more choices, more features and more performance. Carver offers standard hydraulic laboratory presses in two-column and four-column, benchtop and floor standing, and manual and automatic models with clamping capacities from 12 to 100 tons. A series of all electric compression presses is available and...

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Air Dynamics Industrial Systems

Air Dynamics Industrial Systems Corporation

Air Dynamics is a custom integrator and manufacturer of indoor contaminant control and air/material moving systems for commercial and military markets. The privately owned company provides sustainable solutions to complex industrial ventilation and air/material moving challenges through a variety of products and services including air pollution control devices, central vacuum systems, pneumatic...

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