San-Tron, Inc.

New 40 GHz Connectors Featured in Online Video

Ipswich, MA - December 6, 2010 - San-tron, Inc., a manufacturer of RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, has released An introduction to San-tron S292(TM) Connectors," a video in which San-tron's Director of Engineering, Fred Hull, talks about the company's latest product release, the S292(TM) 40 GHz connector. The video is the first installment in a series of informative videos designed to...

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Seiko Instruments USA, Inc.

Seiko Instruments USA Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation and Excellence in North America

Seiko Instruments USA Inc. (SII) http://www.siiprinters.com, a globally recognized leader in thermal printer technology, is celebrating 30 years of achievement in North America. Seiko Instruments is the premier global provider of OEM thermal printer solutions. The company has leveraged this design and manufacturing knowledge to deliver innovative products for the self-service, mobility, and...

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Hexpol Compounding Burton Rubber Processing

HEXPOL's Acquisition of the Global Rubber Compounding Group Excel Polymers Completed

Solon - December 1, 2010 - All regulatory approvals and contractual conditions for the transaction have been met and the acquisition has been completed as of November 30, 2010. Excel Polymers is a leading global supplier of performance elastomer solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of compounded polymer materials, performance additives and technical know-how, mainly sold to rubber parts...

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

AHR Expo Sessions address air leakage, energy standards.

ASHRAE will provide guidance on industry hot topics via 2 free sessions at AHR Expo® in Las Vegas, NV. A Practical Guide for Reducing Air Leakage in HVAC Air Systems takes place January 31, and Standard 90.1 - 2010 Update: How It Affects You takes place February 1. Each offers 1.5 PDHs. First session focuses on knowledge of excessive air leakage in HVAC systems as significant source of...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI Board names volunteer leaders for 2011.

ANSI Board of Directors has announced new members and officers for term beginning January 1, 2011. Arthur E. Cote, P.E., supported by NFPA, was re-appointed for third and final one-year term as ANSI's chairman of the Board. Sharon K. Stanford of American Dental Association will serve her first term as vice chair. Belinda Collins, Ph.D. was re-elected for second and final 2-year term, and Laura E....

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American National Standards Institute

Public Comment Period on China's RoHS open until Dec 20, 2010.

In line with WTO's Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, China has formally notified the WTO of proposed revisions to Chinese legislation guiding use of toxic and hazardous materials in electronic and electrical products. ANSI Manufacturer Member Roundtable in China has published an English translation of the Chinese document for full members. ANSI encourages interested U.S. stakeholders to...

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The MHEDA Journal provides material handling pricing tips.

The Fourth Quarter 2010 issue of The MHEDA Journal includes article titled 10 Tips to Better Pricing," by consultant Rafi Mohammed, Ph.D. According to Mohammed, "A McKinsey and Company study of the Global 1200 found that if companies increased prices by just 1% and demand remained constant, operating profits on average would increase by 11%." Article includes tips such as set prices that capture...

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Fieldbus Foundation

Fieldbus Foundation releases updated SIF Specification. .

Providing solution for fieldbus-based safety systems, updated release of FOUNDATION Fieldbus for Safety Instrumented Functions (FF-SIF) technology includes FF-SIF Technical Specification, FOUNDATION for SIF Interoperability Test Kit, and DD Library. By implementing FF-SIF, process plants can achieve enhanced diagnostics through integrated asset management system, and minimize need for testing...

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The Tire Industry Association (Tia)

ATS/CTS Certified Instructor Programs scheduled for 2011.

Automotive Tire Service (ATS) and Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Certified Instructor programs qualify enrollees to return to their place of business and conduct Certified Technician courses for their employees. ATS program combines classroom instruction with hands-on education, and CTS program utilizes same combination while meeting requirements of OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.177. Both classes are...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM Partners with Commerce Department to boost exports.

New Market Exporter Initiative (NMEI) - strategic partnership announced between NAM, US Commerce Department, and FedEx - aims to facilitate manufacturer export to new markets and global customer discovery. Specifically, NMEI will offer NAM members export expertise of experienced commercial officer as well as direct access to Department of Commerce programs. FedEx will provide expert logistics...

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