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Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Miller Bearings

January 21, 2015 1:06 pm | by Motion Industries | News | Comments

Effective January 14, Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire Miller Bearings, Inc., headquartered in ...   

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Adafruit Products Now Available from Digi-Key

January 21, 2015 12:48 pm | by Digi-Key Corporation | News | Comments

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation has announced the addition of Adafruit’s board-level products to its portfolio. Adafruit, an online resource for designers using electronic components, was recently ranked ... 

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SigmaTEK Announces 'Homes 4 Heroes' Program

January 21, 2015 12:34 pm | by SigmaTEK Systems | News | Comments

SigmaTEK Systems is honoring its veterans by joining with the Military Warriors Support Foundation’s “Homes 4 Heroes” program. The company is asking for support from the manufacturing community for a collective donation of $20,000 ...  

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RheTech Agrees to Be Acquired by HEXPOL

January 21, 2015 12:15 pm | by RheTech | News | Comments

RheTech, Inc., a producer of filled and reinforced polyolefin, nylon and other engineered resin compounds, multi-functional color concentrates and additives for the automotive, truck, electronics, construction, and consumer markets, has reached ...

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Today in Engineering History: Supersonic Airliner Takes Flight

January 21, 2015 11:55 am | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, 1977, the first Concordes with commercial passengers took flight from London's Heathrow Airport and Orly Airport outside Paris. The aircrafts were 12 years in the making, a project that pitted English and French engineers against the USSR ...

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Cybersecurity Is a Key Ingredient In the Manufacturing Mix

January 21, 2015 11:41 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

DDM uses computer-controlled processes to streamline manufacturing by cutting out time-consuming and costly steps such as developing precise molds or cutting dies. Additive manufacturing and 3-D printing are some of the ...    

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United Tech Appoints Former Pratt Chief to Aerospace Post

January 21, 2015 11:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United Technologies Corp. has brought its former president of jet engine subsidiary Pratt & Whitney out of retirement and appointed him to a new aerospace business position. The Hartford, Connecticut, aerospace and building ...  

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Air Force Base to Get 'Monster' $30M Computer

January 21, 2015 11:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An Ohio air force base is getting a "monster" $30 million super computer to meet a growing demand among scientists and researchers for high-speed computing power. The SGI Ice X supercomputer is expected to be one of the ...

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NASA Mountaintop Sensor Finds High Methane over LA

January 21, 2015 11:20 am | by NASA | News | Comments

A NASA study using two years of observations from a novel mountaintop instrument finds that Los Angeles' annual emissions of methane, an important greenhouse gas, are 18 to 61 percent higher than widely used estimates. The study is the ...

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Law Firm Expands Takata Airbag Safety Recall Investigation

January 21, 2015 11:01 am | by Hagens Berman | News | Comments

Attorneys at national consumer-rights law firm, Hagens Berman, already representing dozens of plaintiffs with Honda vehicles in class-action lawsuits against Takata, have expanded their national investigation regarding the Takata airbag safety ...

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NASA Joins White House to Discuss State of STEM Education

January 21, 2015 10:48 am | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA will join the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) Wednesday, Jan. 21 for its third annual State of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (SoSTEM) event. The event will air live on NASA ...   

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Lift-Off, Signal Acquired for Navy Communications Satellite

January 21, 2015 10:33 am | by Steven A. Davis, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs | News | Comments

The Navy's third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite was launched yesterday at 8:04 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex 41. This communications satellite will significantly improve capability for Navy and Department of Defense tactical ...

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President's Call for Pro-Trade Policies Promising Sign for Manufacturers

January 21, 2015 10:14 am | by Jamie Hennigan, National Association of Manufacturers | News | Comments

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address ...              

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NOAA's NISTAR Instrument Watches Earth's 'Budget'

January 21, 2015 10:13 am | by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

The NISTAR instrument that will fly aboard NOAA's space weather-observing spacecraft called the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), is going to measure the Earth's radiation budget. NASA is flying two Earth science instruments aboard ...

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Replacement Air Bag Parts for Takata Recall to Be Secured by June

January 21, 2015 10:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

As of late last year, parts for around 1.08 million vehicles, or more than a third of the total of 3.05 million vehicles affected by the recalls in Japan since 2009, had yet to be replaced ...         

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