HANOVER, GERMANY-Parlec Inc., headquartered in Fairport, NY, and Mahr GmbH, headquartered in Göttingen, Germany, announce a bilateral partnership agreement to market and sell each other’s measurement tool and inspection products.
The Quality Plant of the Year will be announced at the Quality Measurement Conference, April 28 to May 1, 2008, in Clearwater, FL. In addition, each winning plant will be profiled in the April 2008 issue of Quality Magazine. The winning plants must be available for interviews and photographs in January 2008.
The Quality Professional of the Year will be recognized at the Quality Measurement Conference, April 28 to May 1, in Clearwater, FL. In addition, an article profiling the recipient will appear in the May 2008 issue of Quality Magazine. The individual must be available for an interview and photographs in January 2008.
MCLEAN, VA-June U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $347.70 million, according to the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (AMTDA).
ROOTSTOWN, OH-Nightwine Productions LLC, a film and multimedia company, endeavors to make ISO interesting and fun by presenting the International Organization of Standards (ISO) 9000 specifications in a way many people can understand and accept.
OGDEN, UT-The first Robert E. Fox Awards were presented at Weber State University’s Symposium on Continuous Productivity Improvement. The awards were bestowed on First Solar Inc. and the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, organizations that have demonstrated exceptional performance in converting operational improvements into bottom-line results.
FRANKLIN, MA-Eagle Stainless Tube & Fabrication Inc., a supplier of stainless steel products, has been recognized by the Massachusetts Council of Quality (Mass Excellence) for its pledge and commitment to performance excellence and continuous improvement.
ROCHESTER HILLS, MI-The Jenoptik Group has taken over the outstanding 75% of Rochester Hills, MI-based Detroit Precision Hommel Inc. (DPH), a manufacturer of production and assembly measuring technology for the automotive and automotive supplier industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Industry Week’s joint business outlook survey for the second quarter of 2007 points to confidence edging up from both large and small companies, after declining during the prior four quarters.