Selco Products Co.

Selco Products Company Teams with Ecreativeworks to Upgrade Website

Selco Products Company and Ecreativeworks are please to announce the launch of the new, updated selcoproducts.com website. Selco Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of temperature control products, components, and services. Based in Reno, Nevada, Selco has been providing customized assemblies, NTC thermistors, panel instruments, and much more since 1958. The company maintains two...

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Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc

SPE Polyolefins Conference to discuss polypropylene innovations.

Advances in polypropylene polymerization technology and resin development will be topic of plenary address by Dr. Michel Daumerie of Borealis Polyolefine GmbH at SPE 23rd International Polyolefins Conference. Titled Value Added Innovation in PP: Satisfying Long Term Need," presentation will outline company's Borstar® polymerization process; 5 PP product groups; developing packaging...

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NREL Report Finds gHEVs reduce tailpipe emissions, maintain fuel economy.

NREL completed its yearlong technology evaluation of gasoline hybrid electric (gHEV) trucks. Report shows gHEV trucks produced reduced tailpipe emissions during all drive cycles tested in laboratory compared to diesel vehicles. Regarding fuel economy, on drive cycle representing routes with frequent stops and accelerations, gHEV trucks exhibited 20% improvement. On cycles representing routes with...

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ASTM International

ASTM selected as third party certifier for USDA biobased label.

As the selected provider, ASTM International will manage the Certification Program for Biobased Products, which will determine the product and package biobased content for manufacturers and vendors that choose to participate. Products will be tested by outside accredited laboratory according to ASTM standard D6866, Test Methods for Determining the Biobased Content of Solid, Liquid, and Gaseous...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI Details Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2011.

ANSI announced its full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2011, which will be held October 11-14 for global members of standards and conformity assessment community. Events, which will take place in Washington, DC at Newseum, include meetings of ANSI and European Standards Organizations (ESO); ANSI Company Member, Consumer Interest, and Government/Organizational Member forums; as...

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American National Standards Institute

March ANSI Caucus to feature guest speaker Julia Jester, Ph.D.

Scheduled for March 4, 2011, ANSI Caucus Luncheon will feature guest speaker Julia Jester, Ph.D., staff director of the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Dr. Jester will discuss issues relating to standards, technology, competitiveness, and innovation. Prior to joining the subcommittee, Dr. Jester spent 6 years on the personal...

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World's Farmers favor biotech crop varieties.

According to report released by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, growers around the world continue to choose biotech crop varieties because of their contribution to agricultural productivity. ISAAA report, titled Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2010, says a record 15.4 million farmers in 29 countries are growing biotech crops on 366...

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ASTM International

ASTM Conference addresses need for high performance textiles.

Held in Mumbai, India, international conference on Textiles - Light and Weatherfastness, featured several international speakers who addressed the growing need for technical and high-performance textiles. Primary goal of conference was to create awareness and improve overall understanding in specialized field of textile durability. Key topics included practical experiences, specific test...

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Power Transmission Distributors Association

PTDA adds Market Forecasts as free member benefit.

Issued quarterly to members, PTDA Market Forecast combines 3 targeted economic forecasts into one report. PTDA is working with Alan Beaulieu, president of Institute for Trend Research, to provide 400 distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/motion control products with PTDA Market Forecast, which includes macroeconomic analysis for U.S. and Canada as well as 10 most important North...

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Smart Grid Panel agrees on data-exchange standards.

Governing board of public-private Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) voted in favor of new standard for 2-way data communications between utilities and their customers. Vote concerned standard for information used to communicate between utilities and customer and method for organizing information. Energy usage data model standard, achieved through completion of Priority Action Plan 10, was...

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