National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

HID Lamp Indexes show declines during fourth quarter.

NEMA's shipment indexes for HID lamps declined by 11.7%, 17.1%, and 0.9% on year-over-year basis for sodium vapor, mercury vapor, and metal halide lamps, respectively. For year as whole, shipments of mercury vapor lamps declined 2.7% compared to 2009, while sodium vapor and metal halide HID lamp shipments saw respective increases of 1.1% and 5.2%. Sodium vapor lamps increased in market share,...

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Pump Systems Matter

Hydraulic Institute announces 2011 Board of Directors, officers.

Hydraulic Institute 2011 Board of Directors and Officers will primarily be responsible for providing organizational oversight as well as guiding direction of strategic plan. ITT - Residential and Commercial Water President Ken Napolitano will serve as Chairman of the Board, while Board itself will include 3 vice presidents: Dave McKinstry (Technical Affairs), Dave Roland (Member Services), and...

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American National Standards Institute

GBCI Accredited under ANSI's personnel certification program.

ANSI announced accreditation of Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) under ANSI's Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies. Specifically, accreditation has been granted to GBCI's professional credentialing programs for LEED AP Homes, LEED AP Operations + Maintenance, and LEED Green Associate. On behalf of ANSI, Dr. Roy Swift commended GBCI for achieving accreditation and...

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American National Standards Institute

Standards and Protocols enable next-generation Internet.

To aid transition from IPv4 to IPv6, some Internet providers are issuing dual-mode cable modems that support both protocols. ANSI/SCTE 140 2007, Cable Modem IPv4 and IPv6 eRouter Specification, from ANSI member and accredited standards developer Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers allows both IPv4- and IPv6-enabled devices to connect to Internet. Development of IPv6 is being led by...

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Permanent R/D Credit Legislation would assist US companies.

IPC applauded introduction of HR 942, The American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011, which represents bipartisan effort to strengthen and make permanent R/D tax credit. As R/D is vital for US electronics companies' global competitiveness and domestic job retention, IPC urges members to contact their legislators to endorse passage of permanent R/D tax credit legislation. Also, permanent...

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Nag Ltd

Manufacturing Engineering Application Development and Numerical Libraries White Paper Now Available

( Manufacturing engineers, many of whom are already contending with slower performance of legacy applications originally developed for 32-bit processors that are now operating in 64-bit systems or supercomputer-level resources, can now obtain a white paper tailored for concerns of environmental researchers-- The Benefits of Using Rigorously Tested Routines from Numerical...

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BEI Sensors (Sensata Technologies)

BEI Sensors Releases New Position Sensor Selection Guide

Goleta, CA - BEI Sensors releases its first comprehensive product selection guide that features an extensive line of rugged and reliable position sensors. Products include rotary encoders, rotary and linear potentiometers and rotary Hall effect sensors. The rotary encoder line features absolute and incremental configurations and potentiometers are available with wire-wound, conductive plastic or...

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Metals USA Holdings Corp. Acquires The Richardson Trident Company

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 11, 2011 - Metals USA Holdings Corp. ( Metals USA") (NYSE: MUSA), a leading provider of processed carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other metals, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of The Richardson Trident Company ("Trident"). The acquisition of Trident represents Metals USA's third acquisition since its IPO last April. With sales for the...

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3M Scott Fire & Safety

Effective Immediately, Scott Health & Safety is Now Scott Safety

New identity strengthens unified global company Monroe, NC (March 14, 2011) - Scott Health & Safety, a global leader in innovative personal protective equipment and safety devices, today unveiled its new global brand identity and will immediately begin operating under the name Scott Safety. The new brand reflects the company's unified and strategic corporate direction as a global leader that for...

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Harris Receives ISO 9001:2008 Quality System Certification

March 1, 2011 Tyrone, GA - Harris Waste Management Group, Inc. has implemented and maintains a Quality Management System for Locations in Cordele, GA; Baxley, GA; and a remote location in Tyrone, GA. This scope entails the design and manufacturing of scrap recycling material equipment; including sales and engineering. Harris has met a milestone achievement in becoming certified by ISO 9001:2008...

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