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Allies in Making

The Alliance for American Manufacturing As far as associations go, the Alliance for American Manufacturing is as important as any in present day. With manufacturing at one of its most crucial points, this organization can be a valuable resource for those trying to find new jobs, learn about new technologies being integrated, and new skills […]

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Recoiled

In a shocking announcement, CWIEME Chicago has been canceled this year One of the most widely attended trade shows in the electromechanical industry will not take place this year as originally scheduled. CWIEME’s Chicago event, which was slated to run from October 2-4 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., this year, has […]

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Leaders of the Pack

Looking for a new trade show? PACK could whet your thirst for novelty Looking for a unique trade show to attend? The two-for-one combo provided by PACK EXPO International (Oct. 14-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago) could be a great place for both a change of scenery and flip of the idea light bulb. PACK, […]

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George Flolo Awarded

Chicagoland native wins EASA’s highest honor EASA’s Exceptional Achievement Service award is the highest honor the association offers. 2018 recipient George Flolo is in safe company. Since its inception in 1997, the esteemed award has been given to industry legends—and we don’t use that word lightly—such as Frank Leonard (Electro-Mechanical Corporation, Bristol, VA, 2012); E. […]

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CWIEME Exhibitors

2018 coil winding expo coming up, October 2-4 in Chicago The CWIEME Chicago exhibitor list is up! The coil industry’s premier event will take place October 2-4 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., just outside of Chicago, this year. Exhibit hall hours are 10-5 on the first two days, and 10-3 on […]

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Excuse Me, Officer

EASA announces 2018-19 international officers The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) recently announced new international officers for the 2018-2019 administrative year. The new officers are: Chairman of the Board: Gary Byars of Heavy Machines, Inc., in Memphis, Tenn. Vice Chairman: Brian Larry of Larry Electric Motor Services, Ltd. in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.Secretary/Treasurer: Jerry Gray of […]

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NAWT Training

Wastewater association offering new vacuum truck program, among others Whether you are an experienced industry professional or just starting out in the business, you may find value in the National Association of Wastewater Technicians introduction and inspections training courses. Successful completion of the training will get you a Certificate of Completion as an inspector by […]

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AWEA Annual Report

10th edition released today, free download for AWEA members The 10th edition of the AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report is now available for download. It is free for AWEA members. This comprehensive 160+ page report containing more than 100 charts and graphics covering the latest and most relevant industry trends, market rankings, and […]

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Golden Rule

Early bird rates ending soon for inaugural Colorado conference The first ever Distributed Energy Conference will take place this October 15-17 in Golden, Colorado. Early bird rates for the conference will end this Saturday. View rates and register here at the conference’s website. The Distributed Energy Conference is the only event that brings together utility-scale […]

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2020 NEC Open for Comment

60-day window on NFPA website The 2020 National Electrical Code is currently open for comment, according to the NFPA 70 website. This comes as part of a 60-day window that will end August 30th. The NEC is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards. Covered […]

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