National Association of Manufacturers

NAM President praises U.S. export modernization initiatives.

NAM President John Engler said that the authorization of initiatives to modernize the U.S. export control system is a major step toward enhancing national security while strengthening the global competitiveness of manufacturers. Engler has met with top officials at the State, Commerce, and Defense Departments and the National Security Council. In March 2007, the Coalition sent 19 recommendations...

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American Society of Civil Engineers

ASCE and IAEM sign memorandum of cooperation.

The American Society of Civil Engineers and the International Association of Emergency Managers agreement establishes a relationship designed to promote awareness of the state of the nation's critical infrastructure and to encourage the involvement of the engineering community in supporting emergency managers. In cooperation with IAEM, ASCE aims to enhance disaster management efforts at the...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM elects 2008 officers and directors.

Glen Tellock, President and CEO of Manitowoc Company has been elected 2008 Chairman of AEM. Martin Richenhagen of AGCO Corporation was elected First Vice Chairman, while Tiffany Sewell-Howard of Charles Machine Works was elected Second Vice Chairman. Treasurer position went to Duane Wilder of Liebherr Construction Equipment Company, and Dennis Slater was elected Secretary. AEM officers, with...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM Study shows need for manufacturers to seek global supply chain partnerships.

The new report, Forging New Partnerships: How to Thrive in Today's Global Value Chain, shows that small and medium manufacturers must now seek new partners at every stage of the global supply chain to capitalize on new growth opportunities. It offers practical insights and strategies for manufacturers to optimize opportunities and minimize risks in today's global value chain in 4 key areas:...

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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM Economist comments on Commerce Department report.

According to David Huether, chief economist for NAM, the report on trade indicates that exports of manufactured goods continue to hold the economy afloat by increasing more rapidly than imports. Exports have accounted for 40% of economic growth over the past year, adding more to the GDP than the housing slump has taken away. Huether also said that the spike in the cost of oil accounted for 80% of...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM salutes companies for industry service.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers has presented Milestone Member awards to 5 companies in recognition of their industry support through longtime and continuous participation in the association. Astec Industries of Chattanooga, Tennessee was honored for achieving 75-year AEM member status in 2007. Companies honored as 25-year members include LeTourneau Inc, McLaughlin Manufacturing Company,...

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SPI Lasers

SPI Launches New Website in German www.SPILasers.de

New website in German launches today Comes at a time of increased interest for fiber lasers in German speaking countries Website includes trial offers 08th January 2008, Southampton, UK, SPI Lasers, a leading designer and manufacturer of fiber lasers, today announced that they have launched a new website www.spilasers.de for the German speaking market. The new website provides information on SPI...

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New Brochure Explains How EASY-PAC(TM) Sealing Solution Maximizes Uptime

BRIDGEWATER, NJ, January 28, 2008 - A new brochure on the EASY-PAC(TM) Package Sealing Solution explains how the system virtually eliminates downtime on packaging lines caused by char, clogged nozzles and nozzle replacements and provides packaging operations with the lowest cost-in-use adhesive system available. The EASY-PAC Package Sealing Solution from National Adhesives has been designed to...

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Vista System

Vista System Introduces a New and Improved Educational Video on Its Popular Wall Frames and Directories

Vista System International, a pioneer and world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT) with US based operations in Sarasota, Florida, just added a 60 second video presentation on its wall frames and directories which can be viewed at http://snipurl.com/1v7dv The video covers both basic flush mounted wall signs and directories. Both the flush mounted wall signs and flush mounted...

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