American National Standards Institute

Standards Snapshots highlight roles of diverse standards.

NFPA 150, Standard on Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities 2009 Edition, provides additional minimum requirements for protection of animals and humans in animal housing facilities. Regarding Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD/T), ASME Y14.5-2009 includes changes that address concept of feature design, datum references and degrees of freedom, surface boundaries and axis...

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American National Standards Institute

ISO Committee launches newsletter on standardization activities.

ISO Consumer Update aims to inform members and constituents of ISO Consumer Policy Committee (COPOLCO) about important events and developments within ISO and IEC that are of particular relevance to consumers. Newsletter will also draw COPOLCO members' attention to important news, issues, and consultations involving committee's work. First issue contains update about relevant International...

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New Eight-Page Brochure from ABB Explains ProcessMaster Magmeters

The ultimate flow solution for any process application Warminster, PA, December 29, 2009 -- The ProcessMaster magmeter from ABB Instrumentation delivers value in sectors as diverse as chemical, power, oil and gas, pulp and paper and metals and mining. A new eight-page, four-color brochure from ABB Instrumentation describes the technology and the operational and financial benefits it offers. The...

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Unlimited Services

Kenwood Electrical Systems and Trans World Connections Take the Name of their Parent Company Unlimited Services of WI.

Oconto, WI December 29, 2009. Effective January 1, 2010, Kenwood Electrical Systems and Trans World Connections which have done wire harness and cable assembly business for over 25 years will be adopting the parent company name Unlimited Services and will continue to do business uninterrupted under the new moniker. Unlimited Services of WI, Inc. has owned Trans World Connections since November,...

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Northwire

Northwire's Quality Platform Manager, Craig Nelson, Recognized with ASQ Certification

OSCEOLA, Wis.-Northwire, Inc., Technical Cable, an innovative solutions provider, announces that Craig Nelson, its quality platform manager, has been named a Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). This certification reflects Northwire's global initiative for every professional to be certified to two international and/or national...

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Terberg Appoints New Area Sales Manager

Terberg Matec UK Ltd. is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Foden as Area sales Manager for the South and South Eastern sections of the UK. Daniel joins Terberg bringing with him over 8 years experience within the waste and recycling industry. Bob Doust, Sales Director for Terberg, commented, We are extremely pleased that Daniel has taken the decision to join our established UK sales...

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Air Liquide USA

New Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide Major Contract in China

Air Liquide, through its subsidiary Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Industrial Gases Company (SCIPIG), has just signed a new 15-year industrial gases contract with Bayer Polyurethanes (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (BPUS). SCIPIG will invest in a Steam Methane Reformer (hydrogen unit) designed and built by Lurgi, Air Liquide subsidiary, and in a carbon monoxide unit, which will be built and commissioned by...

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Powder Flow 2009 hailed a success.

Powder Flow 2009, a 1-day conference organized by Formulation Science and Technology Group of RSC in partnership with Freeman Technology and in association with Dechema, included plenary lecture by Professor Antonio Castellanos covering research into influence of interparticle forces on fluidization behavior. Powder characterization techniques were a key area of discussion, from traditional shear...

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BIO President applauds provisions in Senate health care bill.

Jim Greenwood, making a statement on Senate's vote to pass The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, called provisions for patients living with debilitating diseases important steps toward realizing the critical broad goals of health care reform, namely reducing costs, expanding access and promoting continued medical breakthroughs. Greenwood specifically noted the pathway to allow...

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PCB Industry Report shows overall decrease in November 2009.

November 2009 findings of North American PCB Statistical Program indicated declines in both rigid and flexible PCB shipments and bookings from November 2008 (rigid only), for year to date, and compared to previous month. However, flexible circuit bookings increased 31.9% compared to November 2008. While book-to-bill ratio for North American rigid PCB industry in November 2009 registered 1.07,...

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