Despatch - ITW EAE

ThinkEquity LLC Represents Despatch Industries in Company Acquisition by ITW

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - July 26, 2011 - Despatch Industries, a leading provider of thermal processing equipment for the solar, carbon fiber and thermal technology markets, recently announced that the company has been acquired by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). Despatch selected ThinkEquity LLC to serve as its exclusive financial advisor and to represent the company during the...

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Philadelphia Gear Corp.

Timken Completes Philadelphia Gear Acquisition

o Timken adds power transmission capabilities of leader in gear-drive services and systems for industrial and marine applications o Plans to extend Philadelphia Gear business model globally CANTON, Ohio: July 21, 2011 - Timken (NYSE: TKR) today announced the completion of its $200 million purchase of Philadelphia Gear, a leading provider of gear-drive systems and aftermarket services for the...

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Unifrax I LLC

Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

Niagara Falls, NY, July 25, 2011 - Unifrax I LLC ( Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Super Saffil Limited and Saffil America, Inc. (together, "Saffil") from Dyson Group plc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Saffil develops, manufactures and sells innovative,...

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IPC releases guideline update for cleaning PCBs and assemblies.

IPC-CH-65, Guidelines for Cleaning of Printed Boards and Assemblies, Revision B addresses all facets of cleaning, including material and equipment selection, process considerations, and environmental impact. The 200-page document not only brings cleaning requirements up to date, it also combines multiple documents into single, comprehensive guideline. IPC-CH-65 explains interactions between...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA Makes Statement on FERC transmission, cost allocation rule.

According to NEMA, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Final Rule on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities (Docket RM10-23-000) offers significant step forward. Rule increases autonomy of regional stakeholder organizations to determine future of interstate transmission facilities and helps states meet renewable energy...

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National Robot Safety Conference will cover Standard R15.06.

At RIA's 23rd annual National Robot Safety Conference, attendees can preview advanced copy of R15.06 (2011 Edition) Robot Safety Standard. This 3-day event in Knoxville, TN includes presentations and workshops on robot safety, machine and robot standards, successful robot applications, and latest developments. Also featured, tabletop trade fair of exhibits will provide opportunity for attendees...

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FABTECH 2011 Attendance is expected to be largest ever.

In Chicago, IL from November 14-17, FABTECH 2011 is projected to host 32,000 attendees with unlimited opportunities for them to network, learn, and see latest metal fabrication products and technologies. FABTECH show manager John Catalano stated that Registration is up and we are on track to fill nearly a half million net square feet of exhibit space with more than 1,200 exhibitors." In addition...

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE Seeks to Clearly Define energy use intensity.

ASHRAE is working to define one clear, logical metric to move building industry towards producing net zero energy buildings by 2030. Forum seeking input on energy target initiative was held at ASHRAE's 2011 Annual Conference in Montreal. Also, ASHRAE developed public policy brief asking Congress to foster collaboration among U.S. Department of Energy, NIST, U.S. EPA, and ASHRAE to establish...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Revenue-Neutral Transportation Proposal moves beyond gas tax.

On July 27 at 2:00 pm EST, Jack Schenendorf and AEM will introduce and discuss their proposal for a transportation funding solution to fill the gap left by current gas tax, without adding to the federal debt or deficit. They will be joined by AEM board members and manufacturing business executives from CNH Construction Equipment Inc. and Terex Corporation who will discuss their support of the...

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Updated Constants of Nature Values have been posted by NIST.

Posted by NIST, latest internationally recommended values of fundamental constants of nature show strengthening electromagnetic force, weakening gravity, and more clearly defined sizing for smallest quantum of energy. CODATA task group is preparing full report on 2010 adjustments which will include recommendations for future measurements. Plan to adopt fully constant-based System of Units (SI) is...

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