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 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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Flex LTD

Flextronics Completes Acquisition of Avail

SINGAPORE, Jan. 28 -- Flextronics (NASDAQ:FLEX) today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Avail Medical Products Inc., a privately-held, market leader in manufacturing disposable medical devices. As a division of the Flextronics Medical segment, Avail will continue to operate as a stand-alone business. Flextronics Medical segment is one of the fastest growing...

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National Adhesives Flyer Highlights Corrugating Finishing Adhesives for Added Value

BRIDGEWATER, NJ, January 28, 2008 - National Adhesives has published an informative flyer featuring finishing adhesives for corrugating. The flyer provides insights on how National's adhesives add value in four specific applications: Glued lap applications: Available in resin-based emulsion or hot melt form, National's ULTRA-SET-® adhesives support economical operation and deliver strong bonds...

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John Zink Company Employees Work Five Million Hours with No Serious Injuries

Jan. 3, 2008 TULSA, Okla. - Employees at John Zink Company, LLC have worked more than 5 million hours and 1,090 consecutive days without an injury resulting in time away from work. John Zink Company employees are clearly focused on maintaining a safe work environment, said Scott Taylor, vice president of operations at John Zink Company. This achievement is a testament to their commitment to...

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Brochure on PROLOC(TM) Bioadhesive for Transmucosal Drug Delivery Published by National Adhesives

BRIDGEWATER, NJ, January 28, 2008 - A new brochure on the PROLOC(TM) Bioadhesive Drug Delivery System, a new bioadhesive technology from the Transdermal business group of National Adhesives, has been published. The PROLOC(TM) Bioadhesive Drug Delivery System provides the means to deliver drugs locally or systemically from various mucosal absorption sites on the body. According to National...

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SPI Lasers

SPI Launches New Website in German

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 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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