Thermadyne Welcomes New National Accounts Manager

Matthew Proffit joins Thermadyne marketing and sales force St. Louis, Mo. (January 5, 2011) - Thermadyne® Industries, Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of metal cutting and welding products, has announced the appointment of Matthew Proffit as National Accounts Manager. In this position, Proffit is responsible for the strategic management of existing customer relationships throughout...

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Philadelphia Gear Corp.

Philadelphia Gear is Awarded Second Major Project for the U.S. Department of Defense

A LONG HISTORY OF SERVICING THE US NAVY'S AMPHIBIOUS SHIP PROGRAM PLAYS PIVOTAL ROLE IN THE DECISION KING OF PRUSSIA, PA December 14, 2010 ---- Fresh off the heels of their single largest order in company history - an over $80 million project to support the US Navy's Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyers - Philadelphia Gear has been selected to supply the main reduction gears (MRGs) for...

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American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers

ASABE develops standard for planters, drills, and seeders.

ASABE S506 provides uniform terminology and definitions for machines and machine components used for establishment of field crops. It is consistent with terminology in other ASABE standards, including ASAE 414.1, Terminology and Definitions for Agricultural Tillage Implements; ASAE EP291, Terminology and Definitions for Soil Tillage and Soil-Tool Relationships; and ASAE S477, Terminology for...

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Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL)

Unit Verification offered as part of UL hazardous location services.

IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme allows issuance of IECEx Certificates of Conformity, compliant with UL guidelines, for individual equipment or apparatuses operating in atmospheres where explosive gases or combustible dusts may be present. IECEx Certificate for Unit Verification can be issued for defined number of items under single production run. Certificates shall list serial numbers or other...

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ZigBee Standard will address 3D HDTV viewing.

Currently in development, ZigBee 3D Sync aims to create more flexible and efficient 3D connections between 3D HDTVs and 3D glasses. It replaces IR technology in current 3D products with RF technology, promoting freedom of movement for users while eliminating ambient light interference. Specifically, standard will provide 2-way communications between 3D glasses and equipment and allow...

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Mesa International

Informational Whitepaper helps facilitate OEE implementation.

MESA Whitepaper No. 34, OEE Reporting in Manufacturing: Value through Operational Improvement, is intended to help MESA members implement OEE reporting in order to guide manufacturers into better performance. As claimed by Jaap Both, one of this paper's authors, it covers organizational issues to aid implementation as well as technical considerations likely to be encountered during OEE design....

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

Metal Matters 2011 Conference to feature compelling keynotes.

Keynote addresses covering tactics for growing business and improving operations as well as state of U.S. manufacturing will highlight FABRICATOR®'s Leadership Summit: 6th Annual Metal Matters. To be held March 2-4, conference will host Dan DiMicco, chairman, president, and CEO of Nucor Corporation; Emily DeRocco, president of The Manufacturing Institute and National Center for the American...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI highlights 2010 accomplishments.

During 2010, ANSI made accomplishments in areas ranging from cybersecurity and workforce development to emerging technologies and energy efficiency. These accomplishments build on history of facilitating collaborative standards and conformance-based solutions for national as well as global needs. Involvement included standards panels and standards coordinating activities, asserting and...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI accredits CrossFit under ANSI-CAP.

CrossFit's Level 1 Trainer Certificate Course has been accredited under ANSI's Certificate Accreditation Program (ANSI-CAP). CrossFit is an open source, international business dedicated to improvement of human health and athletic performance. Its foundation is based upon precisely defining fitness in way that can be measured, observed, and repeated. Accreditation under ANSI-CAP helps to assure...

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Columbia Lighting Offers Robust 7,751 Products in Quick Ship Program

Greenville, SC: Columbia Lighting, a market leader in manufacturing fluorescent lighting fixtures, announces the introduction of its industry-leading Quick Ship program. This program sets a new standard by offering an unprecedented range of lighting fixtures and depth of options and configurations. Columbia's Quick Ship provides tremendous value to customers through its wide array of choices to...

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