U.S. Participation in Standards Development is subject of webinar.
As competing efforts take hold around the globe to advance high-priority technology areas, U.S. participation at the international table where technical, strategic, and policy decisions are made is increasingly vital. Strategic importance of corporate participation in international standards and conformance activities will be the focus of a free webinar to be hosted on Monday, February 6, by U.S....Read More »
Annual U.S. TAGS Reports for 2011 are due January 31, 2012.
Procedures and Standards Administration department of ANSI reminds all Administrators of ANSI-Accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to ISO that 2011 TAG Annual Reports are due no later than January 31, 2012. Annual report, prepared by each U.S. TAG administrator, should describe in summary narrative form U.S. TAG activity during past year. Meeting minutes and other appropriate reports...Read More »
NEMA Publishes ANSI Standard for power system voltage ratings.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI C84.1 Electric Power Systems and Equipment - Voltage Ratings (60 Hertz), which establishes nominal voltage ratings and operating tolerances for 60 Hz electric power systems above 100 V. Available in hard or electronic copy, this publication includes preferred voltage ratings up to and including 1,200 kV max system voltage as...Read More »
Proposed ASTM Standard addresses overhead electrical conductors.
Proposed standard, ASTM WK35208, Test Methods for Stress-Strain and Creep Testing for Overhead Electrical Conductors, will provide clear guidelines for performing test used to develop model for electrical conductors employed in overhead power lines and processing data resulting from such tests. This model will then be used to determine clearance for power lines to prevent lines from coming into...Read More »
Metalforming Companies predict improved business conditions.
According to January 2012 PMA Business Conditions Report, 41% of participants expect economic activity to improve during next 3 months, up from 33% in December 2011, while only 5% predict that activity will decline, down from 10% in December. Metalforming companies also expect spike in incoming orders during next 3 months, with 51% anticipating increase, up from 40% in December. In addition, 30%...Read More »
Fieldbus Foundation to hold 2012 General Assembly in Brazil.
Themed, In a World of Choices, FOUNDATION(TM) Brings it all Together, 2012 General Assembly is scheduled for March 6-8 in SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil. Annual event will include comprehensive, end user-oriented agenda consisting of fieldbus project case studies and tabletop exhibitions from leading automation vendors across the globe, as well as demonstration of new FOUNDATION for Remote Operations...Read More »
EPMA Launches Powder Metallurgy thesis competition.
With aim of developing interest in and promoting powder metallurgy among young scientists at European academic establishments, EPMA announced launch of 2012 PM Thesis Competition at both Diploma and Doctorate levels. Entry is open to applicants who have graduated from any European university and who have had their theses approved during 2009/2010, 2010/2011, and 2011/2012 academic years. Subject...Read More »
ALL-TEST Pro, LLC Receives Continuing Education (CEU) Accreditation for High-Quality & Focused Predictive Maintenance Learning
January 2, 2012 - ALL-TEST Pro. LLC. is now recognized World-Wide for offering accredited CEU's. The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded ALL-TEST Pro, LLC the prestigious Authorized Provider status. ALL-TEST Pro, LLC is proud of its education programs that train hundreds of Reliability and Maintenance Professionals each year in the field of Motor...Read More »
Please Save the Date - Bosch Press Conference at Anuga FoodTec 2012
Bosch Packaging Technology, one of the leading suppliers in the field of processing and packaging technology, is pleased to inform you about its press conference at Anuga FoodTec 2012. When: Wednesday, 28 March 2012 at 16:00. Where: Conference room D, Congress Centre North, KÃ¶lnmesse/KÃ¶lnKongress, Deutz-MÃ¼lheimer-StraÃe, 50679 Cologne, Germany. At the press conference, Bosch Packaging...Read More »
Ross Moves into New Plant in India
Hauppauge, NY, January 30, 2012 - Charles Ross & Son Company, Vice President of Corporate Operations, Joe Martorana announces the relocation of Ross Process Equipment (RPE) into a new state-of-the-art plant in Pune, India tripling the size of its previous facility. A fast growing company, RPE manufactures many Ross product lines including Tumble Blenders, Ribbon Blenders, Planetary Mixers,...Read More »