American National Standards Institute

People on the Move

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. ANSI member and accredited standards developer the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named Roger Platt to the newly created position of senior vice president of global policy and law. Mr. Platt moves to USGBC from a long-time...

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Elsner Engineering Works, Inc.

Larry Fischer Promoted to Sales Manager for the Americas

Elsner Engineering Works, Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Larry D. Fischer has been promoted to Sales Manager for the Americas. Larry was formerly Regional Sales Manager for the Corporation. In his new capacity, Larry will have sales responsibility for the northeastern and mid-western United States as well as Mexico, Central and South America. Larry began his career at...

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Howard Ratner, CTO, Nature Publishing Group to Keynote 2009 RSuite User Conference

AUDUBON, PA - August 18, 2009 - Really Strategies, Inc., provider of RSuite, a content management system for publishers, and DocZone, the industry's first SaaS XML content management system, today announced the keynote speaker for the 2009 RSuite User Conference to be held October 6th 2009 at the Hub Cira Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Howard Ratner, CTO, Nature Publishing Group (NPG) will...

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SMICO Manufacturing and L&H Industrial form Partnership to Acquire Symons Brothers Screens

SMICO Manufacturing announces a newly formed joint venture with L&H Industrial to acquire Symons Brothers Screens. Symons Screens was founded in North Hollywood, California in 1933 by Ory and Ed Symons. Their screening line quickly became one of the premier aggregate screens in the world. Today, Symons Screens builds screeners for asphalt, mining, aggregates, and other industrial applications for...

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MAHLE Group

Long Island Engineers Receive 36TH National Inventor Of The Year Award

Flame-Spray Industries, Inc. Recognized for Developing Energy-Efficient Engine Technology PORT WASHINGTON, NY - Three accomplished engineers from the Long Island-based business, Flame-Spray Industries, Inc., and one Ford Motor Company retiree, proudly accepted the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation's 36th National Inventor of the Year Award at the annual award ceremony, held at the...

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ASTM International

Seminar relays environmental requirements for ships.

Sponsored by ASTM, Seminar on Environmental Requirements for Commercial and Navy Ships for Efficient Maritime Operations and Effective Environmental Stewardship will be held December 9, 2009 in Atlanta, GA. It will identify areas where environmental standards should be developed to fill gaps to improve maritime operations and simultaneously promote environmental stewardship. Participants will...

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IPC Conference/Exposition to feature live assembly line.

From September 23-24, 2009, IPC Midwest Conference and Exhibition will include IPC A-Line on show floor, with experts from 11 top suppliers available to demonstrate advanced electronics assembly. Surface mount as well as through-hole component mounting equipment will be demonstrated. Soldering, laser marking, and PCB production equipment will also be demonstrated as well as screen printer, pick...

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Aerospace Industries Association

AIA welcomes White House review of export control system.

President Obama announced that he is directing National Security Council and National Economic Council to undertake comprehensive review of U.S. export control system. Administration study is intended to address issues that have long been raised by industry and others. In particular, AIA has long sought a review of technologies on the U.S. munitions list and implementation of better licensing...

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ASTM International

ASTM revises home playground equipment standard.

Designed to reduce likelihood of life-threatening or debilitating injuries, ASTM standard F1148, Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Home Playground Equipment, no longer allows home playground sets with swings that attach to upper body component. Change will eliminate potentially hazardous situations such as conflicts in circulation patterns and children falling from upper body...

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

Scholarships aid HVACR students.

ASHRAE will award over $80,000 in scholarship money for the 2009-2010 school year to reduce financial strain on engineering students across the country. According to Victor Goldschmidt, chair of ASHRAE Scholarship Trustees, investment in relevant education prepares individuals to become effective citizens. It is ASHRAE's belief that aiding future leaders of the HVACR industry will, in-turn,...

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