ASTM International

Workshop focuses on fretting fatigue in medical devices.

Scheduled for November 10, 2009, Fretting Fatigue of Metallic Medical Devices and Materials workshop will focus on identifying related fretting activities or concerns involving either medical devices or materials. Co-chairs invite participants that have looked at fretting of interfaces of materials used in orthopedic and cardiovascular devices, shown evidence that fretting can occur in these...

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ASTM International

Symposium to address pesticide formulations and delivery.

Scheduled for Oct 20-22, 2009, 30th Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: Regulations and Innovation serves as multidisciplinary forum for scientists, applicators, regulators, and business people to exchange information and to learn about products and practices that meet or exceed current market needs. It is devoted to all aspects of agrochemical industry: from new inert...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

NEMA Launches Podcasts tackle electroindustry topics.

NEMAcast focuses on news, information, and opportunities of interest to electroindustry professionals. Designed to keep NEMA members and others informed of current issues, podcasts will provide information on Smart Grid, economy, energy efficiency, government policies, and environment from specialists in their fields. NEMAcast has several channels - Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency, Inside the...

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

FMA and TPA seek applicants for 2 industry awards.

FABRICATOR's Industry Award 2010, presented by FMA, and TPJ's Industry Award 2010, presented by TPA, are open to individuals or companies who have successfully improved operations, attained business growth, and contributed to both local and industry communities. Application deadline is September 30, 2009 at 5 pm. Winners will be notified by October 31, 2009, and will be honored at 2010 FMA...

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SME

SME and NCME partner on manufacturing education website.

SME and NCME have partnered on website to encourage high school/college students to pursue career opportunities in advanced manufacturing. Site is intended to improve image of industry, especially during economic downturn, and help potential employers find next generation of manufacturing engineering talent. Team of students at Fairmont High School in Kettering, OH, interviewed in support of...

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North American Die Casting Association

Winners Announced for international die casting design.

NADCA-sponsored International Die Casting Design Competition showcases outstanding die cast designs. Eight winners and two honorable mentions were chosen this year. According to NADCA design engineer Dan Meyer, Methods such as automatic de-gating, direct injection, multiple-cavity dies for complex high-tolerance parts, as well as new gating and die designs requiring minimal or no machining of...

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Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (Trfa)

TRFA boosts students in tough economy.

TRFA has announced two opportunities to give students in thermoset resin studies additional exposure to job and networking opportunities. Universities joining association as Professional Members are invited to post their students' resumes on a special Resume Board on TRFA Members-Only Website. Students are also invited to submit poster for Tabletop Showcase, part of 2009 Annual Meeting, with...

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FAA Makes Statement on first regional airline safety forum.

FAA Administrator, Randy Babbitt, made a statement on what was the first in a series of 12 nationwide regional airline safety forums designed to reduce risk at regional airlines. The forum was attended by 65 safety executives representing airlines and unions, and discussions focused on air carrier management responsibilities for crew education and support, professional standards and flight...

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Bearing Specialists Association

BSA welcomes additional industry leaders to committee ranks.

BSA welcomed a number of distributor members and participating manufacturers to participate in the work of various association committees. These committees, instrumental for driving BSA dialogue between industry leaders in distribution and manufacturing as well as developing key components of industry education, also further the association's mission as the forum to enhance networking and...

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ASTM International

International Symposium focuses on plastic pipe and fittings.

Plastic Pipe and Fittings: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," held November 9, 2009 in Atlanta, GA, is sponsored by ASTM International Committee F17 on Plastic Piping Systems. It is third in a series of symposiums focused on reporting current status of important aspects relating technology and standardization of plastic piping systems. Approximately 40 papers will be presented in concurrent...

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