MHEDA Journal Online features theme of Engaging Young Talent.

The 3rd Quarter issue of the MHEDA Journal Online discusses ways that material handling distributors are recruiting, retaining, training, and engaging young talent in their companies. Readers can see how distributors are going beyond product knowledge to ingrain company culture into Generation Y employees, and how mentoring and job shadowing programs can lead to success. Readers can also get tips...

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Welding and Gases Today relays social media success stories.

Gases and welding distributors using social media platforms - Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube - to acquire sales leads are highlighted in Summer 2011 issue of Welding and Gases Today. Connecting With Customers" article features J.W. Goodliffe and Son. Since joining Facebook in 2010, this company has made several sales due to queries and suggestions from customers. Cyberweld finds customers...

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE names new Distinguished Lecturers.

ASHRAE has named 12 new Distinguished Lecturers who provide Society chapters with noted authorities and speak on relevant topics that impact the HVAC/R industry. The total 75 Lecturers for 2011-12 Society year represent 13 countries, including Argentina, Malaysia, Colombia, Hong Kong, Egypt, India, Thailand, Canada, Singapore, Mexico, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, and the United States. These lecturers are...

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The Optical Society (OSA)

High-Speed 3D Imaging System holds potential for cancer screening.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers developed imaging system that enables high-speed, 3D imaging of microscopic pre-cancerous changes in esophagus or colon. As described in OSA's open access journal Biomedical Optics Express, system is based on optical coherence tomography (OCT) that provides means to see below surface with 3D, microscopic detail. System can capture data at...

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Manufacturing Summit to address shortage of skilled workers.

Scheduled for Sept 12-14, 2011, imX Interactive Manufacturing Experience will examine and offer solutions to critical shortage of skilled workers threatening the future of manufacturing in America. In the interactive Workforce 2021" area, manufacturing leaders participating in imX will receive free assessment of their organization's ability to meet industry's workforce challenges. Other imX event...

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Institute Of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc., The (IEEE)

Telemedicine Technology is ready but deployments need a boost.

According to IEEE experts, telemedicine is technologically ready to meet growing demand for access to health services in developing nations and remote areas, but widespread use will require greater collaboration between technologists and clinicians. Dr. Yadin David, IEEE Senior Member, recommends healthcare providers and technologists agree on standards for minimum system performance of...

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Six Standards for Catalog approved by smart grid panel.

Concerning its Catalog of Standards, Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) made 6 entries that relate to high-priority national standards needed to create modern, energy-efficient power grid with seamlessly interoperable components. Specifically, standards address IP communication, energy usage information, vehicle charging stations, use cases for communication between plug-in vehicles and...

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Metal Powder Industries Federation

MPIF Member, Powder Metallurgy featured in online event.

MPIF VP of Member and Industry Relations Jim Dale will be featured in video presentation on powder metallurgy (PM) during GlobalSpec Machine Tools & Metal Working" e-vent on August 10, 2011. His "Driving Success through Powder Metallurgy" presentation will detail how evolution in powder production and performance as well as PM processing equipment has expanded options, enabling successful PM...

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Inverter Prototype enhances solar, wind connections to grid.

NREL, with industrial partner Semikron and funding from California Energy Commission, developed prototype 50 kW inverter. Included 50 kW modular power block can be included with photovoltaic (PV) array, small wind turbine, battery charger, fuel cell, or flywheel and can control flow of energy onto electric grid. Inverter measures 6 x 2Â-½ ft nd will also contain inductors, capacitors,...

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Watts Water Technologies, Inc.

Watts Launches Online Media Center

Video library offers instructions, maintenance tips and industry education North Andover, MA...July 29, 2011-Watts today announced the launch of its online Media Center, a resource featuring dozens of videos for professionals and consumers. Video topics range from step-by-step installation and maintenance of products to quick-tips and product information. There is also an entire section devoted...

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