Institute reports April 2007 crude steel production.

World crude steel production for 67 countries reporting to International Iron and Steel Institute was 109.3 mmt in April, which is 7.6% above April 2006. China, Japan, South Korea, and India produced 40.3, 9.7, 4.3, and 3.7 mmt, respectively, providing increases of 16.5, 4.1, 10.9, and 5.7%. In Europe, Germany produced 4.1 mmt, up 0.5% compared to April 2006, while Spanish production was 1.6 mmt,...

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Institute reports May 2007 crude steel production.

World crude steel production for 67 countries reporting to International Iron and Steel Institute was 112.2 mmt in May, which is 6.4% above May 2006. China, Japan, South Korea, and India produced 15.7, 10.2, 4.4, and 3.7 mmt, respectively, providing increases of 15.7, 2.6, 6.3, and 2.8%. In Europe, Germany produced 4.0 mmt, up 0.8% compared to May 2006, while Spanish production was 1.7 mmt, 6.0%...

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Mema Service Corp

MEMA holds legislative summit in Washington.

On May 16-17, more than 130 top level executives from aftermarket, heavy-duty, and original equipment suppliers attended MEMA's 4th annual legislative summit. It began with keynote address by Dave McCurdy, president of Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, who urged members to invite congressional delegations to visit their facilities. Members exhibited latest automotive and heavy-duty technology...

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Mema Service Corp

MEMA President makes statement on fuel economy legislation.

Supported by MEMA, amendment offered by Senators Carl Levin and Christopher Bond will seek realistic solutions to improved fuel economy that are technologically feasible. Levin-Bond amendment provides incentives for suppliers and vehicle manufacturers for advanced battery systems and lightweight materials that will bring more fuel-efficient vehicles to marketplace. Separately, MEMA believes heavy...

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NCMS-AMT Forum adds speaker from Rand Corporation.

Scheduled for Aug 13-15 in Baltimore MD, 2007 NCMS-AMT Technology Forum, Shift Happens, will discuss alternative energy, sustainability, nanomanufacturing, and off-shoring. It will address how government and industry can collaborate to drive technological innovation. Featured speaker, Dr. Richard Silberglitt is experienced in performing, evaluation, and managing research in ceramics, magnetic...

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NCMS-AMT Forum Agenda includes NIST and Toyota speakers.

Scheduled for Aug 13-15 in Baltimore MD, 2007 NCMS-AMT Technology Forum, Shift Happens, will discuss alternative energy, sustainability, nanomanufacturing, and off-shoring. Dr. Robert Sienkiewicz, NIST - Advanced Technology Program, serves as Acting Supervisory Economist in ATP's Economic Assessment Office and is responsible for managing Economic Analysis and Survey Team. Kevin Butt is the...

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BEI Sensors (Sensata Technologies)

BEI Industrial Encoders Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence

BEI Industrial Encoders, Goleta, CA, is an operation of Custom Sensors & Technologies, Inc. Since its modest beginnings 30 years ago, BEI has worked to preserve the founders' ideals: service, on-time shipment, top quality products and technical support. Today BEI has grown to be an ISO registered company with over 100 employees who work everyday to produce the finest encoder products and deliver...

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GE Energy Rentals

Ge Energy Expands Power Project Capabilities In Middle East

Enhanced Presence Supports Strong Regional Growth RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - May 31, 2007 - Further expanding its local capabilities in the region's robust power generation industry, GE Energy is establishing new power generation projects offices in the Middle East to coordinate project management activities for the region, where the company has project commitments of more than $4 billion. Ed...

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Watlow

Watlow Launches Singapore Web Site

St. Louis - In Watlow's continued effort to expand and support its growth in Asian markets, the company has launched a web site specifically geared for Singapore, www.watlow.com/sg. The site marks the fourth web site to support the Asian markets; the other web sites target China, Japan and Korea. The new site features information on Watlow heaters, sensors and controllers, and it highlights...

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Mouser Electronics, Inc.

Mouser Signs Distribution Agreement with Pacific Silicon Sensor, Inc.

Wide Range of Silicon PINs, Position Sensitive Detectors, and Avalanche Photodiodes Mansfield, Texas, USA - June 6, 2007 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Pacific Silicon Sensor, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silicon Sensor AG, and leader in high-quality silicon-based optical...

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