American National Standards Institute

ANSI participates in Sustainability Education Summit..

ANSI helped sponsor US Department of Education's (DoE) Sustainability Education Summit, which articulated actions for education, business and industry, government, as well as environmental community to promote transition to sustainable green economy. Keynote address announced efforts to prepare incoming workers for challenges and opportunities as sustainability becomes focus of employment future....

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI solicits U.S. interest for secretariat of ISO TC 149.

As U.S. representative to ISO, ANSI is soliciting U.S. interest for secretariat position of ISO Technical Committee 149, Cycles. Committee is responsible for international standardization in field of cycles, their components, and accessories, with particular reference to terminology, testing methods, and requirements for performance, safety, and interchangeability. The term cycle refers to any...

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Aerospace Industries Association

AIA Official releases 2010 industry financial statistics.

AIA's Marion C. Blakey announced aerospace sales of $216.5 billion in 2010 at 46th annual Year-end Review and Forecast Luncheon. Aerospace has produced solid results, including a new sales record for the seventh straight year, leading all manufacturers in trade surplus and providing a sense of stability amidst the chaos of economic upheaval," Blakey said. Surplus of $53.3 billion is strongest of...

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EPA delivers 15 years of acid rain reductions.

U.S. EPA released report that shows 15 years of successful results from its nationwide effort to address acid rain. Since its inception in 1995 as part of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, EPA's Acid Rain Program has earned widespread acclaim due to dramatic sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides emission reductions that are saving American lives and ecosystems. An analysis estimates annual...

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ZigBee Standard optimizes human input devices.

Replacing 30-year old infrared technology with radio frequency solution, ZigBee Input Device Standard gives consumers improved options to use mice, touchpads, keyboards, wands, or remote control pointers from greater distances and even in nearby rooms. Designed especially for ZigBee RF4CE specification, standard optimizes devices by enabling non-line-of-sight operation, 2-way communication,...

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Vu1 Launches Direct Order Functionality on Corporate Website

R30 Electron Stimulated Luminescence(TM) (ESL) energy-efficient reflector light bulbs available direct to consumers at MSRP of $19.95 NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2010 - Vu1 Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: VUOC), a developer and manufacturer of mercury-free, energy-efficient, general illumination lighting technology, today announced that US consumers can now purchase the Company's R30 Electron Stimulated...

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Nortek Automation

Nortek Completes Acquisition of Ergotron, Inc.

Innovative leader of ergonomic digital display mounting and mobility products to enhance Nortek's business portfolio. PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 17, 2010 - Nortek, Inc. ( Nortek") (OTC QB: NTKS), a leading diversified global manufacturer of innovative, branded residential and commercial ventilation, HVAC and home technology convenience and security products, announced today it has completed the...

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Pentair to Acquire Hidro Filtros do Brasil

Pentair, an industry leader in water filtration, strengthens position in Brazil MINNEAPOLIS and CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil, Dec. 17, 2010 - Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR), a global leader in water products and systems, today announced an agreement to acquire Hidro Filtros do Brasil, a leading manufacturer of water filters and filtering elements for residential and industrial applications operating in...

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Rizwan Sajan Named 'Businessman of the Year' at Ahlan! Masala Awards 2010

Chairman of Danube Building Materials lauded for effective leadership and pioneering efforts in construction building materials industry Danube Building Materials, the leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, has announced that its Chairman, Rizwan Sajan, has been named 'Businessman of the year' at this year's edition of the Ahlan! Masala Awards 2010, held recently...

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Reprints Desk, Inc.

TDI Library Services Transitions Customers to Reprints Desk

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2010 - Reprints Desk, Inc. today announced that Calif.-based TDI Library Services has completed the transition of its nearly 100 customers to Reprints Desk. TDI Library Services, a research services provider in the multi-billion dollar scientific, technical, and medical (STM) information industry, previously provided single article document delivery services to...

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