Fieldbus Foundation

Fieldbus Seminar draws 200 industry attendees in China.

The FOUNDATION(TM) Fieldbus Seminar, hosted by the FFCMC and organized by the CFFC, was held on November 12 in Guangzhou, China. Following introductory remarks by CFFC chairman Harold Lin, Sam DeKey of National Instruments provided an update on current FOUNDATION fieldbus developments around the world. Also, Xie HuaiRen described various fieldbus applications across China's petrochemical...

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American National Standards Institute

People on the Move

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), a member and accredited standards developer of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has announced the appointment of Kevin Messner as vice president of government...

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MetoKote, Industry Leader in Protective Coating Applications, Announces New Director

LIMA, OHIO - December 2, 2008-MetoKote Corporation, the industry leader in protective coating applications services including electrocoating (e-coat), powder coating and liquid paint, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Michael Cooper as Director, Asia Pacific OE Manufacturers. In this role, Michael will focus on sales growth across these manufacturers and will work closely with...

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The Raymond

Raymond's Disaster Recovery Planning Keeps Lift Truck Fleets Running

GREENE, N.Y. - If a natural disaster or other emergency strikes, The Raymond Corporation and its authorized Service Centers offer disaster planning and preparedness services to Raymond customers to get material handling operations back up and running. Raymond's recovery planning enables warehouses, distribution centers and retailers to minimize lift truck downtime, even after a disaster that may...

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Tailored Label Products

TLP Launches New Custom Dome Label Quoter and Shopping Cart; Targeting Automotive Grade Polyurethane Applications

Tailored Label Products (TLP) has launched a new online Custom Domed Label purchasing program called eDome , as the technology cornerstone for a new generation of polyurethane compounds for dome labels. Our high performance automotive grade polyurethane is recommended for outdoor durable, UV resistant and harsh environment applications. The eDome technology is designed to provide instant custom...

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KLH Industries

KLH Industries, Inc. Receives 2008 Best of Germantown Award

U.S. Local Business Association's Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., December 5, 2008 -- KLH Industries, Inc. has been selected for the 2008 Best of Germantown Award in the Electrical Discharge Machining category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA Best of Local Business Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI issues accreditations for GHG program.

ANSI announced that 7 organizations have been accredited under program that facilitates inventory and reduction of greenhouse gases from environment. Validation and/or verification bodies include Advanced Waste Management, Bureau Veritas Certification North America, First Environment, NSF International Strategic Registrations, Rainforest Alliance, Ryerson, Master and Associates, Inc., and SGS...

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American National Standards Institute

Conference focuses on conformity assessment for food safety.

On December 2-3, ANSI and 3 co-sponsoring organizations welcomed over 270 stakeholders to conference that focused on conformity assessment-based solutions for consumer protection and food safety. Event started with discussion on 3rd party certification criteria from public policy perspective. On 2nd day, panel titled Improving Food Safety for Consumers: Establishing and Harmonizing a Global Food...

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MichBio

MichBio Expo draws nearly 500 professionals.

During 4th annual Expo at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, MI, MichBio welcomed nearly 500 biosciences professionals and service providers as well as 56 exhibitors. First day of Expo featured Emerging Biosciences Showcase, where 16 companies presented their new technologies before large audience of venture capital and angel investors. Day Two workshops and track sessions focused on topics in...

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IPC releases PCB industry statistics for October 2008.

Based on its North American Printed Circuit Board Statistical Program, the IPC reports a decrease in rigid PCB shipments and bookings in October 2008 compared to October 2007, as well as over the previous month, while flexible circuit shipments increased in both timeframes. Combined, both decreased in shipments, although the combined book-to-bill ratio increased slightly to 0.96. A ratio of more...

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