NKK Switches

NKK Switches Announces Ammon & Rizos as Newest Rep Firm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (July 1, 2008) - NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switching devices, has announced Ammon & Rizos, a territorial sales and marketing firm servicing electronics industry manufacturers, as its newest authorized representative covering Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. This alliance between NKK Switches and Ammon &...

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Loadstar Sensors

Loadstar Sensors Wins 'Most Likely to Succeed Company' at Silicon Valley Association Startup Entrepreneur's 2008 Launch Silicon Valley

Mountain View California - Loadstar Sensors, Inc. was selected as most likely to succeed company" in the Semiconductor/Industrial section at the SVASE Launch: Silicon Valley 2008 event. "We're happy to receive recognition from the audience here at Launch: Silicon Valley," stated Div Harish, Co-Founder & CEO of Loadstar Sensors. Loadstar was selected to present from among 266 applicants competing...

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KEMET Corporation

KEMET Receives Junior Achievement of Greenville's Chairman's Award

Greenville, South Carolina (July 2, 2008) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced that the company has been awarded Junior Achievement of Greenville's Chairman's Award. Junior Achievement of Greenville is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement Worldwide. Junior Achievement (JA) is a worldwide partnership between the business community, educators, and volunteers-all working together to...

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IPC releases PCB industry results for May 2008.

According to North American PCB Statistical Program, rigid PCB shipments are up 5.7% and bookings are down 4.1% in May 2008 from May 2007. Flexible circuit shipments are down 3.5%, while bookings are down 5.0%. Book-to-bill ratio for North American rigid PCB industry in May 2008 declined to 0.95, while flexible circuit book-to-bill ratio climbed above parity to 1.01. For rigid and flexible...

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American National Standards Institute

Summit focuses on product safety and consumer confidence.

Working in conjunction with 11 leading associations and representatives of President's Interagency Working Group on Import Safety, ANSI is focusing on need to strengthen import safety. At Import Safety Summit on July 9, Joe Bhatia, ANSI president and CEO, will moderate panel, which will address importance of accredited 3rd body certification programs. Panelists will describe why certain existing...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI participates in sixth ISO nanotechnology plenary.

On May 26-30, over 125 representatives from 30 countries gathered to advance committee's goals in nanotechnology standardization. Significant outcomes included finalization for Technical Committee to publish technical report out of Working Group 3, health and safety practices in occupational settings relevant to nanotechnologies. TC 229 also agreed to move forward with publication of technical...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI holds2008 Open Forum for Standards Developers.

At ANSI's 2008 Open Forum for Standards Developers, on June 24-25 in Washington D.C., nearly 99 participants gathered, including 54 that were attending for the first time. Addressing the future of standardization in the U.S. and abroad, it included a panel called Coop-etition, which discussed the need for interoperability of healthcare standards. Several other panels took place with featured...

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Janus International Group

U.S. Door & Building Components Adds Three New Employees

Orlando, Florida-July 2, 2008 - U.S. Door & Building Components has announced addition of three new employees. Dan Branthoover has joined U.S. Door as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager. He will be responsible for sales and support in the upper Midwest including North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. In addition, Dan will be providing...

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PIRTEK USA

Former Fluid Power Executive Relocates to Jacksonville to Start Own Business

(Jacksonville, FL)---During times of life-changing transition, the saying you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone" can be somewhat of an anthem. Not so for Steve Goulette: he knew what he had and he wanted something more. Over his 25-year career with Swedish quick coupling specialist CEJN and hydraulic hose and fitting manufacturer Aeroquip Corporation, Goulette had held positions ranging...

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Chloride Group PLC Appoints Joe Nitiss President of North American Operations

LIBERTYVILLE, IL, June 30, 2008 - Chloride Group PLC ( Chloride" or "The Company"), a global leader and provider of secure quality power solutions, today announced the appointment of Joe Nitiss as President of its Chloride North American operations, effective immediately. As President, Mr. Nitiss will have responsibility for the strategic planning, oversight and growth of Chloride services and...

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