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Tecogen to Develop Cutting-Edge Ultera Emissions Technology for Fork Truck Market

Oct 24, 2016

Research funded by PERC, to be conducted in collaboration with select industry manufacturers WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 18, 2016 - Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN, the "Company") is pleased to announce the Propane Education Research Council (PERC) has awarded research grant funding for the Company's proposal to develop the breakthrough Ultera® ultra-clean emissions control technology for the... Read More

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A. Schulman to Highlight How It Supports Customer Success at K Fair 2016

Oct 24, 2016

From industry-leading service to timely innovations to 'trend books,' Company is invested in the success of its customers AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2016 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, powders, composites and resins, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the K Fair, the world's leading trade fair for... Read More

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NEMA wins national MarCom Awards for creative communications.

Oct 24, 2016

AMCP announced that NEMA won platinum MarCom Award for the September 2016 issue of electroindustry magazine, "Come Hell or High Water." Issue highlights persistent and pluralistic efforts by U.S. electrical industry to mitigate threats to electric grid and respond to natural disasters. NEMA also won gold awards for white paper "Powering Microgrids for the Twenty-First Century Electrical System"... Read More

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Inaugural PMMI Event pairs future workforce with industry.

Oct 24, 2016

NextGen Networking Fair offers matchmaking opportunity for PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 exhibitors and enables attendees to connect with emerging workforce. Taking place November 6, 2016 from 3:00–5:00 pm, this inaugural event from PMMI provides employers in processing and packaging with opportunity to meet and connect with targeted audience of students from packaging,... Read More

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EPA Awards $10.8M for National Environmental Education Training Program .

Oct 24, 2016

New cooperative agreement between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) will provide 4,400+ environmental educators with training and leadership opportunities in 2017. EPA will fund up to $10.8 million over 5 years through its ee360 teacher training program (formally NEETP). NAAEE and partners will train professionals to... Read More

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AIM Announces Winners of 2016 Case Study Competition.

Oct 24, 2016

AIM announced 2016 Case Study Competition winners, who will be honored during awards event at AIM Summit 2017. NOVEXX Solutions was chosen as top entry in Automatic Identification & Data Capture (AIDC) category for their Trolley Identification submission. Top prize in Internet of Things (IoT) category went to Omni-ID for their Build Book Application. Silent Partner Technologies received... Read More

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Intelligent Chemical Management System aids oil and gas producers.

Oct 24, 2016

Delivering continuous, real-time data flow directly to laptop or smartphone, VERITRAX™ provides oil and gas producers with fully transparent, automatic chemical control, monitoring, and ordering system. Automation and cloud-based technologies optimize chemical supply chain, maximize production uptime, and foster understanding and control of chemical spend. Chemical pump control and data... Read More

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Addivant(TM) Earns Formal Food-Contact Approval in Canada for Nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant, Weston® 705

Oct 21, 2016

DANBURY, Conn., October 14, 2016 - Addivant™, the world’s leading supplier of liquid phosphite antioxidants for plastics, announced today that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has received a letter of no objection from the Bureau of Chemical Safety within Health Canada’s Food Directorate allowing the material to be used in a broad range of food-contact applications. This... Read More

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IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Keynote will be given by Mayim Bialik.

Oct 21, 2016

Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, as voted for by electronics industry professionals, will present "The Big Bang Theory: Making Science Cool (& Funny)" as opening keynote at IPC APEX EXPO® on February 14, 2017 in San Diego, CA. Specifically, Bialik will share her scientific mind and sense of humor as she explores the work of the brain, behavioral development, her life as an actress... Read More

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FABTECH 2016 explores manufacturing's future.

Oct 21, 2016

FABTECH 2016 will examine the future of manufacturing with three forward-looking panel sessions at this year's show, taking place Nov. 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The sessions — State of the Industry: Post-Election Analysis; Development Trends in Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing; and Advanced Manufacturing: Creating Competitive Advantages for Product Development — will... Read More

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IPC Report estimates world PCB pproduction at $58.6 billion.

Oct 21, 2016

According to IPC’s World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015, world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached estimated $58.6 billion in value. This number, while down 2.7% from 2014, represents 2.0% increase in PCB output growth when factoring out effects of exchange rate fluctuations. Report also shows real growth in PCB production value up in most regions worldwide. World... Read More

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NREL Report examines city-level carbon abatement energy policies.

Oct 21, 2016

In "Estimating the National Carbon Abatement Potential of City Policies: A Data-Driven Approach," NREL examines carbon abatement potential of city actions in 6 policy areas: building energy codes, public transit, building energy incentives, rooftop photovoltaics, smart growth, and municipal actions. Results indicate that these policy approaches could reduce nationwide carbon emissions by... Read More

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ASTM International updates toy safety standard.

Oct 21, 2016

After collaboration over 5 years, leading experts in and advocates for toy safety have completed major revision to one of world's most widely used toy safety standards, which will be published as F963-16: Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety. Some updates include: new battery safety requirements; soaking and compression tests for magnets; changes to requirements for toys... Read More

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EPA calls for Green Chemistry Challenge Award nominations.

Oct 20, 2016

U.S. EPA announced its call for nominations for the 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies or institutions that have developed a new process or product helping to protect public health and the environment. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce the generation and use of hazardous chemicals. Nominations for innovative technologies are... Read More

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Industry Growth powers largest PACK EXPO and PHARMA EXPO.

Oct 20, 2016

Scheduled for Nov 6-9, PACK EXPO and co-located Pharma EXPO 2016 projects as a record breaker with combined 50,000 attendees seeking new technologies and insights from 2,500-plus exhibitors over 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space. Shows offer several guide post destinations, such as The Materials & Containers Pavilion, The Processing Zone, The Reusable Packaging Pavilion, The Food... Read More

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NREL, Colleagues propose strategy for perovskite solar cells.

Oct 20, 2016

Strategy for producing stable, commercially available perovskite solar cells has been proposed by Kai Zhu and Keith Emery at NREL, in collaboration with Nam-Gyu Park (Korea), Michael Grätzel (Switzerland), and Tsutomu Miyasaka (Japan). Study highlights possible approaches to overcoming challenges preventing perovskite solar cells from being competitive. Details are found in the paper, "Towards... Read More

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NEMA Standard promotes uniformity for occupancy sensors.

Oct 20, 2016

NEMA published NEMA WD 7-2011 (R2016) Occupancy Motion Sensors Standard, which promotes uniformity in the use and application of occupancy motion sensors used in lighting control systems, HVAC, and other devices. Standard explains field of view and coverage characteristics relevant to vacancy and occupancy sensors using passive infrared, ultrasonic, or microwave technology. NEMA re-released... Read More

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Paper in OSA Journal describes 360° viewable holographic display.

Oct 20, 2016

As published in The Optical Society's (OSA) Optics Express by South Korean research team, "360-degree tabletop electronic holographic display" describes tabletop display system that lets multiple viewers simultaneously view one hologram showing full 3D image as they walk around for complete 360° access. Resulting from novel viewing window design, multiple viewers can observe 3.2... Read More

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Light Shaping Technique can potentially solve bandwidth issues.

Oct 20, 2016

In their paper presented at OSA Laser Congress, researchers, as led by Andrew Forbes, demonstrate optical communication with >100 spatial modes. This is made possible by combining spatial multiplexing with wavelength division multiplexing (WDM). Researchers demonstrated that their technique can transmit data with 98% efficiency in laboratory free-space optical network and said this... Read More

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ASHRAE commends Montreal Protocol amendment.

Oct 20, 2016

ASHRAE commends the governments involved in the adoption of the HFC amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will result in a global phase down of production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Move comes as ASHRAE and leading U.S. government agencies, built environment associations and companies launch a multi-million dollar research program that will establish a more robust fact base... Read More