EPA awards grants to support nanotechnology research.

U.S. EPA has awarded $5.5 million to 3 consortia to support research on nanotechnology. Scientific information developed from research can help guide EPA and other agencies in decisions about safety of new materials and products that are made using nanotechnology. Specifically, researchers can determine whether certain nanomaterials can leach out of products such as paints, plastics, and fabrics...

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ASTM International

Papers invited for Energy Efficient Hydraulic Fluids symposium.

Scheduled for June 25, 2012 at the Hilton San Francisco, symposium will address development of energy efficient hydraulic fluids and measurement of resulting benefits. Potential paper topics include, but are not limited to: pump efficiency test methodology; hydraulic fluid performance; field trials; theory and modeling; hydraulic fluid chemistry; hydraulic fluid impact on wear and efficiency;...

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SME Funds Documentary that explores challenges facing American manufacturing.

Scheduled to premier at Green Bay Film Festival on Feb 26, Manufacturing the Future - A Documentary - Is Manufacturing dead in Wisconsin?" includes over 1,983 video and audio clips of interview footage with experts responding to questions on how to solve today's manufacturing challenges. Film was co-produced by Dean Thomas and Alex Zacarias of Educational Television Productions of Northeast...

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Labelmaster's New "Create Your Own" Catalog Features Products that Can Easily be Customized Online

Customers Can Design A Wide Variety of Identification Products to Fit Exact Specifications CHICAGO--(February 15, 2011)--Labelmaster®, a leading manufacturer and distributor of regulatory compliance products, offers customers the option of creating custom products online, obtaining pricing instantly, approving proofs immediately, and reordering from saved proofs quickly and conveniently at...

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The Lincoln Electric Company

Lincoln Electric Launches New Enhanced Online Newsroom

Lincoln Electric has launched a new online newsroom, designed to make it easier for you to access the latest news about Lincoln Electric and its products for sharing with your print and online audiences. The new site also makes it easier to access, tag and share videos, high- and low-resolution photography and media kits. The newsroom navigation has been streamlined with news releases and images...

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New Laser Cutting System Increases California Chassis Production and Manufacturing Capabilities

Addition of Bystronic laser cutting and automation systems addresses commitment to meeting increasing demands of high tolerance, quick turn manufacturing. Anaheim, California - February 15, 2011 - California Chassis (Cal Chassis), a global manufacturer of telecommunications and network operations center racks, enclosures, and cabinets, today announced it has significantly increased its production...

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HTC Awarded as '2011 Device Manufacturer of the Year' by the GSMA

Device Manufacturer of the Year Award Is Industry's Top Global Honor BARCELONA, SPAIN - Mobile World Congress - 16 February, 2011 - HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, has been honored this week with the highest industry honor as 'Device Manufacturer of the Year' by the GSMA at its Global Mobile Awards ceremony in Barcelona. The award follows a year of global momentum for HTC,...

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Thixomat, Inc.

Thixomat Establishes Holding Company for Magnesium-Based Businesses

Diversification Strategy Will Expand Company's Capabilities and Generate New Market Opportunities ANAHEIM, Calif., February 8, 2011 - Thixomat Technologies LLC has been established as the holding company for the Thixomat group of companies which includes Thixomat Inc., developer of the Thixomolding® injection molding process which converts magnesium alloys into precision parts; nanoMAG LLC,...

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Airgas Announces $300 Million Stock Repurchase Program

Comments on Air Products' Withdrawal of Unsolicited Tender Offer RADNOR, PA - February 16, 2011 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced a program to repurchase up to $300 million of its outstanding shares of common stock. As of February 15, 2011, Airgas had approximately 84.2 million common shares outstanding. This new share repurchase program reflects our confidence in the future, based on...

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Carel USA

New CAREL Manufacturing Plant in Brazil

Carel expands in South America with the opening of the Group's fifth manufacturing plant. The CAREL Group, leaders in refrigeration, air-conditioning and humidification control, on 14 February inaugurated a new manufacturing plant in Brazil, in the Valinhos industrial district around 100 km north-west of Sao Paulo. Carel Sud America InstrumentaÃ-§ao Eletronica Ltda., a trading company...

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