Fasnap

Fasnap Custom Assemblies and Packaging

Fasnap's manufacturing department produces customized assemblies for both light and heavy-duty applications. Fasnap® only uses premium quality products such as stainless steel hardware and UV stabilized webbing to assure a long-lasting finished product. Customized packaging and bar coding is available to meet all specialized packaging needs. Customization includes: company name, part number,...

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ASTM International

Training Course covers flammability of general apparel.

Training course titled Regulatory Compliance for the Flammability of General Wearing Apparel will provide basic understanding of Flammable Fabric Act and Citation 16 CFR 1610, which apply to all general wearing apparel manufactured and distributed in U.S. Course will address who is responsible for what under Citation 16 CFR 1610, what is a continuance of guarantee, penalties for failure to...

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Scsi Trade Association

SCSI Trade Association holds SAS plugfest.

Held on Nov 10-14, 2008, ninth 6 Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI plugfest was attended by both STA members and non-members, and allowed competitors to interconnect and test for interoperability and compatibility. Pair-testing provided compatibility between any 2 vendors and enabled vendors to vary parameters to test for margin levels. In addition to standard cables, active cables were also tested at...

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Motion Control & Motor Association

Motion Control Show features theme of Innovate and Automate.

Scheduled for June 9-11, 2009 International Robots, Vision, and Motion Control Show will showcase latest products and services, and offer hands-on exhibits that attendees can operate with no formal training. Topics will include robotics basics, lighting and optics for machine vision, integrating robot and machine vision systems, developments in robot safety, business case for using robots,...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM welcomes improvements in potentially costly customs rule.

After substantial modifications were made in lengthy interagency process, Customs and Border Protection released customs rule known as 10+2. Rule requires importers to submit 10 types of information about what they are importing, and requires 2 new types of information from shipping companies. Rule establishes interim 6-month test of how data elements can be provided, and allows U.S....

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ASTM International

ASTM offers class on property condition assessments.

Two-day, hands-on class will give overview of ASTM Standard Guide for PCAs: Baseline Property Condition Assessment Process and explain why standard was developed. Participants will learn procedures for conducting walk-through survey, which key areas should be included in PCR, how to establish reasonable expectations for PCRs, how to identify property's physical differences, and how to read PCR....

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FAA approves deployment of satellite tracking system.

FAA Acting Administrator Sturgell approved nationwide deployment of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system, which allows aircraft to be tracked by satellite rather than radar. An executive order signed on November 18 accelerated implementation of NextGen, and Sturgell's commissioning of services for ADS-B in Florida may enable nationwide deployment of it by 2013. By then, 794...

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Power Transmission Distributors Association

PTDA elects 2009 Board of Directors.

At the PTDA 2008 Industry Summit, the PTDA elected Drew Tucci as president for 2009. A member in the association since 1994, Tucci served as the Industry Relations Committee chair in 2002-2003 and has been on PTDA board since 2004. The board will also include Keith Nowak as First Vice President, David Mayer as Second Vice President, and Larry Brand as Treasurer. Bob Daniel will serve as PTDA...

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Power Transmission Distributors Association

PTDA offers online technical training courses.

The PTDA has released 14 independent, 2-3 hr multimedia courses, tailored to specific product categories, through its PT Interactive Online training program. Based on the Power Transmission Handbook, the program teaches the basics of PT/MC products and applications including maintenance and diagnostic tips, application and selection criteria, and standards. Courses will be available beginning...

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Power Transmission Distributors Association

PTDA presents lifetime achievement award to Douglas Savage.

The PTDA named Douglas Savage the 19th recipient of the Warren Pike Award for lifetime achievement in the power transmission/motion control industry, at the association's annual Industry Summit in Miami Beach, FL. Savage was the association's president in 1999 and a board member from 1995-2000, and also served as a PTDA Foundation board trustee from 1999-2001 and in 2007. The award honors those...

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