- AIAG Presents Educational Courses in Various Industries
- SME Launches Education Initiative to Encourage Manufacturing Careers
- PMA/NTMA Advocate Manufacturers' Interests in Health Care Debate
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AIAG Presents Educational Courses in Various Industries
SOUTHFIELD, MI-The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has invested in a variety of new educational programs outside of the automotive industry. The programs focus on educating professionals across a range of industries in the latest processes, requirements and best practices. FULL STORY>>
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The new RG smart load cell from Mark-10 is a plug-and-play force measurement building block designed for integration within assembly systems, weighing systems, and other process automation and testing automation applications. All functions are controlled by commands sent from a PC or PLC via its RS-232 connector. The RG's ASCII command library allows for peak force recall, set points, data averaging, data filtering, calibration, and many other functions.
DEARBORN, MI-The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation has launched a national fund-raising campaign to secure funding for programs that will address perceptions of manufacturing as a career choice and advance manufacturing education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. FULL STORY>>
Sonotron NDT Recognized by Frost & Sullivan
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA-Frost & Sullivan has recognized Sonotron NDT with the 2009 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy of the Year, for its line of NDT equipment. Sonotron NDT's ability to provide cost-efficient, high-quality products that integrate the industry's latest standards and technologies has cemented its position as an innovative solution provider in the NDT equipment market, says Frost & Sullivan. FULL STORY>>
The TomoScope HV Compact is a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) with tomography sensors. The system is capable of raster tomography, measuring small features at high resolution, even on large parts. Through the combination of additional sensors, the system's functionality can be expanded. The system can measure workpieces constructed or assembled from multiple materials. Tomography measurement deviations are reduced to a few microns with built-in auto-correction.
PMA/NTMA Advocating Manufacturers' Interests in Health Care Debate
INDEPENDENCE, OHIO-The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) and the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) are involved in the health care debate and have been meeting with senators and representatives from both parties to urge members of Congress that any efforts to reform health care must not increase the cost of manufacturing in America through new taxes and mandates on small businesses. FULL STORY>>
Douglas Woods, president of the Association for Manufacturing Technology, testified in front of the U.S. House Committee on Small Business. He discusses his time in front of the committee, as well as what specific government plans are helping, and can help, the manufacturing industry.
Yxlon Recognized for Y.Cheetah X-Ray System
GARBSEN, GERMANY-Yxlon International, supplier of industrial X-ray inspection systems and computed tomography (CT) solutions for the nondestructive testing of materials (NDT), has received the "2009 Global Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) X-Ray Inspection Equipment Product Innovation Award" from Frost & Sullivan. FULL STORY>>
InfinityQS Sponsoring St. Jude Memphis Marathon
CHANTILLY, VA-InfinityQS International, provider of real-time statistical process control (SPC) software, is sponsoring the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend, December 5, 2009, in Memphis, TN, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. FULL STORY>>
CLEVELAND-Chris Jouppi has been appointed president of QMI - SAI Global, a management system registrar. Jouppi holds a bachelor degree in electrical engineering and a MBA in international business. FULL STORY>>
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Nikon Offers Sneak Preview of Small World Competition
MELVILLE, NY-Nikon Instruments, manufacturer of microscopes, precision measuring equipment, digital imaging products and softwares, is giving a sneak peak of the 2009 Small World finalist images with the inclusion of its "Identify the Image" game. FULL STORY>>