American National Standards Institute

Company Member Forum to focus on proposed IEC committee.

On Feb 9, 2016, ANSI Company Member Forum monthly online discussion will host presentation by IEC Strategic Group 8, Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing. IEC SG 8 is seeking U.S. stakeholder feedback on proposed recommendations to form a new IEC systems committee in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union, International Organization for Standardization, ISO/IEC Joint Technical...

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The Optical Society (OSA)

Revolutionary Optical Transmitter will be described at OFC.

Developed by research team from NOKIA Bell Labs, bandwidth variable transmitter (BVT) converts electronic signals to optical signals with- bandwidth that can change depending on need and- does so without service interruptions (hitless operation). Arnaud Dupas of- NOKIA Bell Labs (France) will describe this device at The Optical Fiber Communication and Exhibition Conference (OFC), which will be...

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UL Mobile App provides hazardous location technical expertise.

HazLoc mobile application facilitates common understanding of global hazardous locations (explosive atmospheres). According to UL's Jeff Smidt, app- provides design, production, installation, inspection and regulatory compliance information in one trusted source. This benefits designers, manufacturers, distributors, inspection- and regulatory authorities (AHJs), and end-users across oil- and...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Electrical Manufacturers support supply chain risk standards.

During- FERC Technical Conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection Supply Chain Risk Management, NEMA Industry Director Steve Griffith highlighted efforts of electrical manufacturers in establishing consensus guidelines and best practices that address U.S. supply chain integrity throughout 4 stages of product's lifecycle: manufacturing, delivery, operation, and end-of-life. These best...

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NASA SBIR STTR Program

NASA awards contract modification to Raytheon Space.

NASA has awarded a sole source contract modification to Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems, of El Segundo, CA, for two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for the Polar Follow-On / Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) -3 and JPSS -4 Missions. This is a cost-plus-award-fee new work modification. Contractor will manufacture, test, and deliver the VIIRS instruments, support...

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North American PCB Industry ends 2015 with 0.4% sales growth.

According to IPC's North American PCB Statistical Program, slow sales growth continued in December, bringing 2015 to a close at 0.4% growth over 2014. Book-to-bill ratio returned to parity at 1.00 in December. Total North American PCB shipments increased 0.6% in December 2015 compared to December 2014. Compared to previous month, PCB shipments were up 6.7%.- PCB bookings rose 1.5% compared to...

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American National Standards Institute

Did You Know? highlights ANSI member and partner activities.

Did You Know? offers quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within ANSI Federation of members and partners. For example, NFPA has developed NFPA Xchange, an online community where professionals can share ideas, ask questions, and view latest information on codes and standards. ASSE offers- free, brief weekly podcast about the latest news in occupational safety and health. UL has...

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American National Standards Institute

Company Member Forum to focus on proposed IEC committee.

On Feb 9, 2016, ANSI Company Member Forum monthly online discussion will host presentation by IEC Strategic Group 8, Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing. IEC SG 8 is seeking U.S. stakeholder feedback on proposed recommendations to form a new IEC systems committee in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union, International Organization for Standardization, ISO/IEC Joint Technical...

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Aurora Resurgence Completes Cardiac Science Acquisition

AED manufacturer committed to high growth, product innovation, and helping to save lives WAUKESHA, Wis.- – Aurora Resurgence, an affiliate of Aurora Capital Group, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Cardiac Science Corporation. The acquisition concludes a successful restructuring for the global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of automated external...

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Chris Kyle Frog Foundation Heading to INDY 500 with PIRTEK Team Murray

Indianapolis, Indiana - The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation has announced it will join forces with PIRTEK Team Murray for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in May 2016. Established in 2014 in honor of the famed American Sniper, Chris Kyle, the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation is dedicated to serving military and first responders through meaningful interactive experiences that enrich family...

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