WASHINGTON, D.C.-The one bright spot on the economic horizon for the American worker is U.S. export-led growth and free trade, which are continuing to hold the economy above water, according to the 11th annual Labor Day report of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
GENEVA-The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have agreed on an implementation plan for transition of accredited certification to ISO 9001: 2008.
ANN ARBOR, MI-Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Co.’s group vice president for global manufacturing and labor affairs, and Dwight Carlson, chairman and chief executive officer of Ann Arbor, MI-based Coherix, have received Shien-Ming Wu Awards. Coherix provides metrology systems that use digital holography to measure machined parts.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board - ACLASS brand (ACLASS) have agreed to conduct joint assessments to promote the global recognition of services provided by product certification bodies, inspection bodies, and testing and calibration laboratories.
DEARBORN, MI-More manufacturing executives today believe the lack of skilled labor and management skills in the work force-not current oil prices or the weak U.S. dollar-most hurt the growth of America’s economy, according to a poll conducted by sponsors of the Fabtech International & AWS Welding Show including Metalform.