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Yaskawa Expands Milwaukee Facility

Waukegan, IL- Even during these difficult economic times, Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. has continued to increase its business in the Americas. To accommodate this growth with a continuing high level of customer service, Yaskawa recently expanded its U.S.-based operations. Earlier this year, Yaskawa moved into a new facility near Milwaukee, Wis., including office and manufacturing space...

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RGF Environmental Group

RGF Enlists Australia's Clean Marine Systems to Represent its Envirovision Marine Program, An Environmental Marine Initiative

Clean Marine Systems of Australia visited RGF Environmental Group in October for sales and service training on the RGF Marine Envirovision Program. A new distribution agreement was signed that will see Clean Marine represent the RGF marine technologies throughout Australia. West Palm Beach, Florida USA - RGF Environmental has signed a new distribution agreement with Clean Marine...

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BIO Commends House for easing regulatory burdens in HR 4173.

BIO commended the House of Representatives for including provisions intended to ease small business regulatory burdens, part of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 4173). One provision would permanently exempt companies with market capitalizations of $75 million or less from Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Another would direct SEC to perform study...

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American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

Ventilation Standard incorporated into FGI guidelines.

ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2008, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities, which defines ventilation system design requirements that provide environmental control for comfort and infection/odor control, has been incorporated into the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities, which is copyrighted by Facility Guidelines Institute and published by ASHE. Inclusion will...

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NACD Members continue to reduce emissions.

According to information in US EPA's 2008 Toxics Release Inventory Public Data Release Report, chemical distribution industry has lowest average release of toxic emissions per facility. It indicates average release of toxic emissions per facility at ~75% less than textiles industry and 90% less than plastics/rubber industry. NACD member companies, through participation in Responsible Distribution...

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AMT Praises Provisions in President Obama's job plan.

AMT is pleased with steps proposed by President Obama to create jobs and strengthen manufacturing. Now in hands of Congress, proposals and provisions offer steps that can help spur capital investments. Specifically, AMT President Douglas K. Woods singled out 2 provisions important to U.S. manufacturing technology providers: one-year extension of enhanced Section 179 expensing for small...

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American Trucking Associations

ATA Co-Sponsors Conference on sleep apnea and truck drivers.

On May 12 of 2010, American Trucking Associations (ATA) will co-sponsor the first national conference on sleep apnea and commercial motor vehicle drivers. The conference, hosted by American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA), will feature presentations and panel discussions that focus on providing common understanding of OSA diagnosis and treatment, clarifying current and proposed regulations, and...

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

Repair Skills Decline points to future manufacturing deficit.

In response to polls of 1,000 U.S. adults and 500 teens who showed growing general disinterest or ineptitude regarding around-the-house maintenance projects, NBT president Gerald Shankel said it is absolutely critical for this mindset to change. He went on to say that post-economic recovery America will have a dire need for those skilled in manufacturing or manual arts such as electrical,...

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AMETEK Brookfield

New 2010 Catalog from Brookfield Engineering!

Viscometers, Rheometers, Texture Analyzers and Now Powder Flow Testers Middleboro, MA - Brookfield Engineering Laboratories announces the release of their new 2010 full-color catalog, featuring their complete line of Viscometers/Rheometers, Texture Analyzers and now Powder Flow Testers! Here's what's new for 2010! o New Powder Flow Tester - delivering quick and easy analysis of powder flow...

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Brochure from ABB Describes New HygienicMaster Magmeter

Advanced electromagnetic flowmeter suits food and beverage, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries Warminster, PA, December 09, 2009 --The latest in ABB's flow metering technologies, the HygienicMaster magmeter, offers a variety of benefits for the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. A new eight-page, four-color brochure from ABB Instrumentation describes the...

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