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No Small Hires: Southwire

Fernando Esquivel named executive VP of HR Noted wire manufacturer Southwire welcomes Fernando Esquivel as its new executive vice president of human resources, the Carrollton, Ga., company said in a press release on its blog September 18. Esquivel’s “multi-faceted background aligns well with the company’s values and culture,” Southwire said, adding that through his leadership, […]

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Training: Tech Colleges Return, Go Virtual

“Essential” training, including electromechanics, returns to Lakeshore Technical College Certain training courses deemed “essential”, including electromechanics, are returning to in-person methods at various spots across the U.S., specifically in states that have eased stay-at-home orders, such as Wisconsin, home to Lakeshore Technical College. The college, founded in 1967 and based in Cleveland, Wisc., now has […]

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P2S Acquires Notkin

Expands company’s engineering and commissioning presence into the Pacific Northwest P2S Inc. of Long Beach, California, a provider of professional engineering, commissioning, and construction management services, announced in a May 11 press release that it has acquired Notkin Mechanical Engineers, an award-winning mechanical design firm based in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1951, Notkin specializes in […]

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Handling It Well

Sanitary door mechanisms produced through 3D printing in UK A recent graduate of a UK college has collaborated with his alma mater’s head of engineering to create a special door puller for NHS (United Kingdom National Health Service) staff to use in hospitals in an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus. At Havering College, […]

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ASME Debuts Virtual Learning Playbook

Association offering virtual training solutions to engineers in wake of crisis Lifelong learning for engineers doesn’t stop, even under quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey of approximately 3,000 engineers conducted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), eight out of ten engineers anticipate a change in operations due to COVID-19 […]

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Missouri Professor Wins Taylor Medal

Frank Liou, of manufacturing/engineering at Missouri S&T, wins a prestigious award Dr. Frank Liou, director of manufacturing engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2020 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal from SME (formerly the Society of Manufacturing Engineers). The award honors significant published research leading to a better understanding of materials, […]

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KidWind Challenge 2019

280+ U.S. students put their handcrafted wind turbines to the test at AWEA Being one of the best in the nation was the goal each of the 58 middle school teams and 24 high school teams set out to achieve while competing at the 2019 National KidWind Challenge in Houston May 21-23 as part of […]

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Sulzer & Kato

Sulzer signs deal with Kato Engineering for generators in USA and Australia Sulzer is expanding the scope of its collaboration with Nidec by signing an agreement that authorizes the company to deliver maintenance and repair services for Kato generators, a brand of Nidec. Following a recent agreement with Nidec for the sales and servicing of […]

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Engineering Expenses

Engineering most expensive field to teach, says new NBER research paper Recent examination by researchers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the University of Michigan, and the University of Delaware looked at the costs of universities teaching students in a variety of subjects to determine which was most the expensive and which was the […]

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InGrained in Stone

Grainger honored by University of Illinois The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering will become The Grainger College of Engineering, recognizing a new $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation and more than $300 million in total support, after consultation with the Chancellor’s Joint Advisory Committee on Investment, Licensing, and Naming Rights and […]

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