Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau

TRIB Managing Director to be featured speaker at Louisiana conference.

TRIB announced that David Stevens will be featured speaker at the Trends and Treads" 2011 Annual Convention and Tradeshow of the Louisiana Independent Tire Dealers Association on Feb 24-26. Mr. Stevens joined TRIB in November of 2010 as Managing Director following an almost 2-decade career leading marketing, sales, and customer service efforts for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, he served...

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NSF supports Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act.

Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act reduces amount of lead allowed in plumbing products that contact drinking water. In 2008, Annex G was incorporated into NSF/ANSI Standard 61: Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects and includes requirements limiting weighted average of lead content in plumbing products to 0.25%. Plumbing devices already certified to NSF Standard 61, Annex G fully...

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ASTM International

Mobile Bearing Knee Standard is approved by ASTM committee.

ASTM International Committee F04 on Medical and Surgical Materials and Devices has approved ASTM F2777, Test Method for Evaluating Knee Bearing (Tibial Insert) Endurance and Deformation Under High Flexion. According to F04.22 vice chairman Leslie Gilbertson, this standard and 3 previously approved standards address possible failure mechanisms of mobile knee systems as well as those of fixed...

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Protecode joins The Linux Foundation.

Protecode is a provider of products and services for open source software licensing and copyright management, software IP management, code portfolio mapping, and carrying out IP due diligence of software companies. Company is joining The Linux Foundation to participate in the pan-industry initiative, the Open Compliance Program, which includes set of tools, training curricula, and Self-Assessment...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA Applauds Action on America COMPETES Reauthorization Act.

US House of Representatives voted to reauthorize HR 5116 America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, which garnered applause from NEMA. Building on activities from initial 2007 Act, reauthorization legislation contributes to long-term energy technology by strengthening Advanced Research Projects Administration for Energy as well as bolstering spending in STEM education. Bill also reorganizes...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Electroindustry Business Conditions Report shows positive end to 2010.

Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for North American business conditions climbed 5.5 points December to 68, indicating more panelists than not report improvements during December. While 40% of survey panelists reported improved conditions in December, 4% percent reported deteriorating conditions. Intensity of change in current North American conditions increased to +0.4 in...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI Welcomes Six New Members in December 2010.

ANSI welcomed ABB Incorporated, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, Hontek Corporation, Macimex, Medical Alert Monitoring Association, and National Safety Apparel, Inc. as new members in December 2010. Members have access to information and business intelligence not available elsewhere and will also receive discounts on products and services. Also, membership builds relationships that empower...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI seeks input on federal agency involvement in standards.

ANSI wishes to remind all interested stakeholders that NIST is seeking public comment on involvement of federal agency participation in standardization activities led by private sector. National Science and Technology Council Sub-Committee on Standards seeks to determine how federal agencies may engage more effectively in U.S. standardization system in manner that is consistent with National...

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Taiwan Semiconductor Appoints SCI, Singapore as Their Authorized Distributor

Taiwan semiconductor (TSC), appoints Supreme Components International (SCI) as their official distributor for their complete range of products for South East Asia, India, Australia and New Zealand. SCI, Singapore headed by Mr. Vick Aggarwala has been in high technology electronics components and LED lighting business for the past 11 years. SCI has been recently awarded the prestigious SME 500 by...

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Janus International Group

Janus International Announces Rolling Steel Expansion

(Temple, GA - January 4, 2011) Janus International has acquired the rolling steel manufacturing line from Windsor Republic Doors of Little Rock, Arkansas. The acquisition will allow Janus to now manufacture their Challenger medium duty rolling steel door (the Janus MD door) in Surprise, Arizona in addition to the headquarters location in Temple, Georgia. Certain guide configurations will also be...

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