Product Category Website Launched by S.Freeman & Co., Inc.

S.Freeman & Co. 50+ years as a leader in Uniforms, Totes and Display Exhibit accessories through the product divisions of Best Price Uniforms, Show Identity & The Tote Store has launched a new consolidated single portal website www.Sfreeman.com . Under the new format both current and new customers can set-up one Business to Business ordering account to place online orders through the S.Freeman...

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American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE publishes airplane cabin air quality standard.

Covering issues such as temperature, cabin pressure, air contaminants, and ventilation rates, Standard 161-2007, Air Quality Within Commercial Aircraft, can be voluntarily adopted by individual airlines or FAA, or advocated for by airline passenger and employee groups. Standard also addresses chemical, physical, and biological contaminants that could affect air quality. Methods of testing are...

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American National Standards Institute

Accreditation Program addresses greenhouse gas validation.

With growing global awareness of need for environmental protection and sustainability, organizations are eager to demonstrate efforts to report greenhouse gas emissions. ANSI's pilot accreditation program is intended for 3rd party bodies working to validate and verify greenhouse gas emission assertions. ANSI accreditation recognizes competence of bodies to carry out conformity assessment...

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American National Standards Institute

ANSI and ICC to electronically deliver I-Codes in Spanish.

In partnership with International Code Council, ANSI will distribute Spanish versions of 2006 International Codes-® in electronic format. These codes include Iternational Building, Fire, Residential, Energy Conservation, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Property Maintenance Codes. Having codes available electronically and in Spanish will not only save time in accessing them, but will expand...

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National Association of Manufacturers

Luncheon to address how exports keep U.S. out of recession.

Scheduled for June 2, Roundtable Luncheon will discuss current economic trends in manufacturing, export and financing of U.S. goods, how U.S. exports are keeping economy growing, and strong role financing plays in enhancing U.S. competitiveness. While housing market contributes 4% of GDP, U.S. exports account for 13% of GDP. Meeting will also address outlook for capital goods exports in remainder...

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American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE to co-host Retailer Energy Alliance Supplier Summit.

Scheduled for June 5 at Marriott Denver West in Golden, CO, Retailer Energy Alliance Supplier Summit will identify energy efficiency needs of retailers and challenge suppliers of HVAC/R, lighting, and related equipment to find ways to meet those needs. Summit will encourage sharing of information on technologies that reduce energy use and environmental impact.

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American National Standards Institute

DOD updates EVM systems requirements for federal contractors.

In effort to guide contractors through Earned Value Management process, U.S. DOD adopted American National Standard that amends Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, which personnel follow when processing government's procurement of goods and services. ANSI/EIA-748 outlines best practices for program or project planning and control, and provides basis for problem identification,...

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Precision Metalforming Association

PMA releases May 2008 Business Conditions Report.

According to report, metalforming companies expect little change in business conditions during next 3 months. While 14% of participants report that activity will improve, 36% predict decline in business conditions, and 50% expect activity to remain the same. Twenty-four percent of companies forecast increase in orders from April, while 46% anticipate no change, and 30% expect decrease. Number of...

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IPC releases PCB industry results for April 2008.

According to monthly North American PCB Statistical Program, rigid PCB shipments were up 12.2% and bookings were up 5.6% in April 2008 from April 2007, and book-to-bill ratio edged up above parity to 1.01. Flexible circuit shipments in April 2008 were up 22.8% and bookings were down 4.8% compared to April 2007, while flexible circuit book-to-bill ratio remained at 0.99. For rigid PCBs and...

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FAA gets top government management reporting award.

For 4th time in 5 years, Association of Government Accountants has given one of its top honors to FAA for 2007 Performance and Accountability Report, which examines performance, management, and financial direction of agency in meeting goals toward safer and more efficient global airspace system. AGA's Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting program was established to improve...

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