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Legislation Extends Tax Credit to Northrop Grumman

August 15, 2014 6:23 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp. Brown's office announced Friday that he signed SB718 by Sens. Richard Roth, D-Riverside, and Sen....

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Melting Space Heater Among 3 Design Fails This Week

August 15, 2014 2:22 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Managing Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

This week in recalls, hard-wired smoke alarms are failing to alert consumers, electric space heaters are melting and catching fire, and snowmobiles are leaking fuel ...             

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3D Printing Cartilage

August 15, 2014 2:15 pm | by EnvisionTEC | News | Comments

Rocky Tuan, PhD, is a professor and executive vice chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery as well as the director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine developing ...

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Walmart, U.S. Conference of Mayors Award $4M to Spark Innovation In American Manufacturing

August 15, 2014 2:10 pm | by Walmart | News | Comments

Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today as the global retailer announced the first grant recipients of the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing ...

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Closed Cell Silicone Sponge Sheeting

August 15, 2014 12:24 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Bellofram Silicones has announced the global market introduction of BELLOFOAM. BELLOFOAM is a proprietary, closed cell silicone sponge sheeting, designed to support a variety of industrial, manufacturing, gasketing ...

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Industrial Pressure Transducer

August 15, 2014 12:18 pm | by PD&D Staff | Measurement Specialties | Product Releases | Comments

Measurement Specialties now offers the U5300, an industrial pressure transducer for demanding commercial and heavy duty applications. The compact unit offers design flexibility with a variety of pressure ports and ...

Voltage Controlled Oscillator

August 15, 2014 12:05 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55FL-0200-0239 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 200 MHz to 239 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -123 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset ...

Photos of the Day: Tiny Car Gets 84 MPG, Tops Out at 100 MPH

August 15, 2014 11:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Elio has a three-cylinder, 0.9-liter engine and a top speed of more than 100 miles per hour. It gets an estimated 84 mpg on the highway and 49 mpg in city driving. Because it has three wheels — two in front and one in the rear ...  

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5th Annual Process Driven Innovation Conference

August 15, 2014 11:42 am | by marcus evans | Events

Join cross-industry innovation executives from Under Armour, The Walt Disney Company, PepsiCo, and many others at the 5th Annual Process Driven Innovation Conference. Building on the success of the marcus evans innovation conference ...

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International Collaborative Robots Workshop

August 15, 2014 11:35 am | by Robotic Industries Association | Events

On September 30th industry experts will gather in San Jose, California to help users understand the benefits of integrating collaborative robots within their workforce. This one-day event will examine the best use cases for implementing ...

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SUNY-ESF/RadTech Webinar Series: UV 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing

August 15, 2014 11:30 am | by RadTech | Events

RadTech, the association for UV and EB Curing Technology, and SUNY/ESF will be presenting a free webinar on UV curable material development for 3D printing on August 27. The webinar will recount developments in advanced materials for ...

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SWE Aims to Inspire with Release of Latest eBook

August 15, 2014 11:17 am | by SWE | News | Comments

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is proud to announce the release of their latest eBook, Be that Engineer: Inspiration and Insight from Accomplished Women Engineers. The eBook is a collection of stories and advice delivered by ...  

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Electropolishing & Its Advantages for the Manufacturing Process

August 15, 2014 9:41 am | by Able Electropolishing | Articles | Comments

When companies need their metal parts enhanced for functionality and appearance, they turn to electropolishing. Electropolishing is a “reverse plating” process utilized during the final step of the manufacturing process. Learn more about ...

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Briggs & Stratton Buying Maker of Light Towers

August 15, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Engine maker Briggs & Stratton Corp. is acquiring a Nebraska company that makes towable light towers, industrial heaters and solar-powered arrow boards. Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton said Thursday it agreed to pay $62 million for ...

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Lasers Advance Microscope Capabilities

August 15, 2014 9:34 am | by Australian National University | News | Comments

Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus. The technique, developed by researchers at ...     

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