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AEM: Equipment Manufacturers Optimistic Trade Deal Possible

Washington, D.C. – Progress towards a U.S.-China trade deal during the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, raised hopes by equipment manufacturers for a prospective deal...

AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-to-Steel Screw Connections-Update to Provisions

Washington, D.C. - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report that reviews the existing provisions of AISI S100-16,...

Bringing Graphene and New Materials to Market

Remember the computer triode? Unless you’re an early-tech enthusiast, it’s unlikely. Used as switches in the first electronic computers, these vacuum tubes consumed a...

Tindall’s South Carolina Operation Advances with New Batch Plant Facility

Spartanburg, S.C. — Tindall Corporation’s Spartanburg location is currently building a new state-of-the-art batch plant facility that will increase production and support the company’s...

NCEES Contributes $3 Million to Partnership Promoting Excellence in the Next Generation of Engineers...

Denver, CO – Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) and the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) are pleased to announce a new partnership promoting...

Electron-behaving nanoparticles rock current understanding of matter

Evanston, Ill. — It’s not an electron. But it sure does act like one. Northwestern University researchers have made a strange and startling discovery that...

Kent von Maubeuge Honored with Top Annual Award from ASTM International Geosynthetics Committee

W. Conshohocken, Pa. — ASTM International’s committee on geosynthetics (D35) presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Kent P. von Maubeuge, director of corporate...

ACMA Leadership Testifies at US-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing

Arlington, Va. – During a hearing held on June 7, 2019, nine experts and researchers from academia, research institutes, and US. trade associations, including the...

Kanazawa University: Electron beam strengthens recyclable nanocomposite

Kanazawa, Japan – Polymers reinforced with carbon fibers combine strength and low weight. They also boast significant green credentials as they are less resource-intensive during...
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