Online Demo Shows Newest Environmental Monitoring

Veriteq Instruments has released a new online demo of the latest iteration of their monitoring, alarming and reporting system for temperature and humidity in controlled environments - viewLinc(TM). The demo is accessible online at http://www.veriteq.com/landing-pages/viewLinc_demo_request.htm. Designed for monitoring and alarming temperature, humidity and other critical parameters in quality...

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American National Standards Institute

Dr. Patrick Gallagher Confirmed as NIST Director

The U.S. Senate confirmed Patrick D. Gallagher, Ph.D., as the fourteenth director of the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) yesterday. President Obama nominated Dr. Gallagher to his new post on September 10, 2009. NIST is a unique agency with a strong culture of world-class scientific achievement and is critically important to the nation's ability to...

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APICS

APICS releases Operations Management Employment Outlook.

According to third quarterly APICS Operations Management Employment Outlook released by APICS and Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, 51% of respondents with hiring responsibility anticipate hiring staff in next 12 months. Of those, 67% anticipate hiring in one or more of the following areas: execution and control of operations, purchasing/customer...

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American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

AASHTO and Washington State represented at jobs summit.

At President Obama's forum on jobs and economic development, Paula Hammond, secretary of transportation for Washington state and chairperson of AASHTO's Climate Change Steering Committee, told President Obama that transportation investments are creating jobs and helping economy recover. Hammond presented results of survey by AASHTO that lists 9,500 ready-to-go transportation projects worth more...

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OPC Foundation

OPC Foundation adds Express Interface to portfolio.

OPC Foundation's Board of Directors voted to add Express Interface to OPC Foundation technology portfolio, complementing OPC UA and COM-based OPC Classic technologies. Based on Microsoft .NET WCF technology, OPC Xi secures reliable access to real-time, historical, and alarm and event based information. It was developed to provide .NET-based migration path from OPC Classic, and may also be used as...

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

Industrial Controls Index ticks higher during third quarter.

Demand for industrial controls increased moderately during third quarter of 2009, with NEMA's Primary Industrial Controls Index rising 1.6% versus April-June period. However, shipments remain low, with index more than 30% below third quarter of 2008. Primary Industrial Controls and Adjustable Speed Drives Index posted 0.9% increase over second quarter of 2009, but also continues to reflect...

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American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers

International Tractor Drawbar Standard adopted by ASABE.

With deviations, ASABE adopted ISO 6489-3:2004, Agricultural vehicles - Mechanical connections between towed and towing vehicles - Part 3: Tractor drawbar. This document replaces ASAE S482, Drawbars - Agricultural Wheel Tractors, which was used as the basis for ISO 6489-3. The new standard includes modifications to original ISO document and further harmonizes national and international...

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Mersen

Nine Individuals Win $100 Gas Card in Ferraz Shawmut's Protection I.Q. Quiz Program

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Dec. 2, 2009) - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, is pleased to announce the third quarter winners of its educational Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) program. The following nine winners received a $100 gas card from the P.IQ program drawing: H. Scoggin, Enola, Pa.; J. Taylor, Henderson, N.C.; A. Sappe, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; M. Kirkbride,...

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ProcessBarron

Process Barron to Announce Plant Rapid ROI Efficiency Initiative at Power-Gen International 2009

Company to introduce its 2010 suite of cost-saving equipment solutions that can provide 1 to 3 year ROIs for air, fuel & material handling systems December 2, 2009, Pelham, AL - Process Barron will use Power-Gen International 2009 to introduce its updated suite of cost-effective air handling, fuel handling and material handling solutions which are geared to help plants that are operating on...

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in touch direct

Custom Label Printing Company Gets Redesigned

In-Touch Direct, a custom label design and printing company based in Falmouth, MA is now InTouch Labels. The company will continue to specialize in custom label design and printing, with a strong focus on helping clients align their custom label with their overall brand and marketing strategy. InTouch Labels has a team of expert graphic designers able to handle almost any project at no added...

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