SME announces winners of scholarships.

SME Education Foundation announced winners of Directors and Family Student Scholarships. Top award, SME Education Foundation Family Scholarship, will provide 4-year scholarship to Kyle Riegel of Newton, IA to help fund his undergraduate degree in engineering. Christopher Bird, a senior at Robert Morris University in PA, and Benjamin Ferron, a sophomore at University of Wisconsin-Stout, each...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM applauds RI Supreme Court lead paint reversal.

According to NAM President and CEO, John Engler, Rhode Island Supreme Court's decision to overturn verdict against lead paint manufacturers preserves predictability and logic within civil courts and is a victory for manufacturers and consumers. Decision is similar to decisions made in other states and adds to momentum toward rejecting product-based public nuisance claims. NAM will continue to...

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FTC to host workshop on green building and textile claims.

Scheduled for July 15, 2008, Eco in the Market workshop will address development of green building and textile claims, consumer perception of such claims, and substantiation issues. Workshop is part of FTC's regulatory review of Guides for Use of Environmental Marketing Claims. With general principles that apply to all marketing claims, Green Guides describe basic elements necessary to...

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Sartomer Americas

Sartomer Company Names Marcel de Wolf Chief Executive Officer

EXTON, Pa., June 30, 2008 - Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Company today named Marcel de Wolf as chief executive officer, succeeding Dr. Luigi Colantuoni, who accepted a new assignment with Sartomer's parent company, TOTAL S.A., in Paris. In the new position, de Wolf will report to Bernard Pinatel, chief executive officer of Cray Valley, the resins division of TOTAL Specialty...

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Wagner Companies

The Wagner Companies Hires Estimator/CSR for Systems

Alexander Harris Joins Wagner's Sales Team Milwaukee, WI - The Wagner Companies announces that Alexander Harris has joined their company as an Estimator/Customer Service Representative for Systems. In this position, Harris will be responsible for estimating Wagnerail(TM) projects and serving the needs of Lumenrail® LED Lighted Railing Systems customers. In addition, Harris will be involved...

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Molex, Inc.

Molex Expands Flex Circuit Capabilities With Aflextech, Inc. Acquisition

Lisle, IL, USA - July 1, 2008 -- Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX and MOLXA), a global electronic components company, today said that it has completed its previously announced- acquisition of Taipei, Taiwan-based AFlextech, Inc. AFlextech, Inc. designs and manufactures a variety of flexible circuits and assemblies that provide innovative power and signal interconnect solutions in a unitized...

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MSC Industrial Supply Co.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Launches 2008 Motor Catalog With Over Twice as Many SKU's as Previous Catalog

Melville, NY, July 3, 2008 - MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC., MSC" or the "Company," one of the premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States, has launched its 2008 Motor Catalog with a substantial number of new brands, new product categories, and over twice as many product SKU's as the company's...

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Greif, Inc. Joins the World Business Council on Sustainable Development

DELAWARE, Ohio (July 1, 2008) - Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) has accepted an invitation to join the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the Council is an association of the chief executive officers of 200 large and multinational firms from more than 35 countries and 20 major industrial sectors. The Council provides a platform for companies to...

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Makino Inc

New Thinking Takes Shape at IMTS

Makino will present several online seminars in coming weeks to preview the new machines at IMTS. For example, the webinar on July 10 will preview the D500, and July 24 will preview the V33i. Visit to register. Makino showcases advanced machines, technologies and applications expertise in booths A-8301 and D-4101 MASON, OHIO - July 2008 - Makino demonstrates its new products...

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Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation Receives Quality Award

Date: July 1, 2008 Diodes Incorporated recently presented Indium Corporation with the prestigious Full Mark Supplier" Quality Award for the 3rd Quarter of 2007. Mr. Guoping Lu, Quality Manager for Diodes/Kaihong Electronics Co. Ltd, presented the award to Indium Corporation's Dr. Andy C. Mackie, Product Manager for Semiconductor Assembly Materials, and Michael Qiu, Area Sales Manager for...

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