ARINC Among the First to Receive STC ODA Status Under New FAA Certification Program

January 14, 2008 Annapolis, Maryland, USA, January 14, 2008-The Federal Aviation Administration has certified ARINC Incorporated to issue aircraft STCs and perform STC-related aircraft service and modification work under the FAA's new Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) program. ARINC's Aircraft Integration and Modification group, with operations at Oklahoma City, OK, Colorado Springs,...

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Accelerated Designs Appoints Ismosys.com as Global Online Distributor

Huntsville, Alabama USA, Tuesday January 15th 2008: Accelerated Designs Incorporated (ADI), a one-stop source of data for computer-aided design (CAD), simulation, 3D modeling and other engineering functions, announced today that it has concluded a Distribution agreement with the Spectrum Electronics web-portal Ismosys.com. The terms of the agreement grant Ismosys.com rights to represent ADI in...

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voestalpine Roll Forming

Acquisition Announcement

Roll Forming Corporation, ( RFC ) today announced that it has acquired Sharon Custom Metal Forming ( SCMF ), a recognized leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and supply of custom roll formed and welded shapes. As a member of the Profilform Division, voestalpine AG, Krems, Austria, RFC is part of the world's largest custom roll form group. This strategic acquisition complements RFC's...

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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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National Association of Manufacturers

NAM President and CEO comments on transportation report.

NAM President and CEO John Engler praised the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commissions' recommendations for funding the nation's infrastructure network. After 2 years of nationwide hearings, the 12-member commission issued the report analyzing the needs of U.S. surface infrastructure over the next 30 years. The report offered recommendations to address urban...

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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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