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New Products Are the Focus at EASTEC as Manufacturers Leave Recession Woes Behind

May 19, 2010 11:24 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 19, 2010 — New data released by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) suggests that manufacturers are returning to EASTEC with one thing on their minds: new products. An SME survey of pre-registrants indicated that the majority of 12,000 expected...

Detection Of Potentially Deadly Atrial Fibrillation Dramatically Improved By New Algorithm

May 19, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Worcester Polytechnic Institute ) An algorithm developed by a researcher at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in partnership with the ScottCare Corporation, makes it possible for a new heart monitoring system to detect incidents of atrial fibrillation, the most common form of...

High prevalence of depression after traumatic brain injury, study finds

May 19, 2010 10:23 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

During the year following hospitalization for a traumatic brain injury, a majority of patients experienced major depression, according to a new study.


Honeywell To Offer To Acquire Sperian Protection In $1.4 Billion Transaction; Combination With Honeywell Safety Products To Create $1.8 Billion Global Personal Protection Equi...

May 19, 2010 8:24 am | by Honeywell International | News | Comments

- Honeywell to make €117 per share all-cash tender offer for Sperian Protection shares representing a 93% premium on the spot price as of March 30th (last unaffected share price before Cinven’s offer) and a 67% premium over the price previously offered by Cinven - Sperian’s Board of...

A Warmer Future For Watersports

May 19, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Physical Laboratory ) Watersports enthusiasts will soon be able to surf in colder waters and keep warm for longer, thanks to the National Physical Laboratory and UK wetsuit manufacturer, Spartan.

Brewers ‘Had to Go Back’ to Resume Wage Talks

May 19, 2010 7:03 am | News | Comments

Union officials say the 1,100 Carlsberg employees on strike have returned to work to enable new negotiations with the brewer about wage increases.

Kirin Develops Light Plastic Bottle to Help Curb CO2

May 19, 2010 6:58 am | News | Comments

Kirin managed to reduce the weight of its plastic bottle to 35 grams, making it 7 grams lighter than the bottle currently in use but just as strong.

China Buys Hi-Tech Nuclear Control Valves

May 19, 2010 6:51 am | News | Comments

Two third-generation nuclear plants in China will use nuclear bellows seal control valves that are built to handle stringent switch-off failure requirements. 


What’s under your Garbage Blanket?

May 19, 2010 6:42 am | by ANNA WELLS, Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) | Blogs | Comments

We allow ourselves to ignore trash simply by shoving it in a desk drawer or behind a closed door. If your facility’s “snow” melted, would there be a big pile of garbage underneath?

BP May Use Supertanker Plane to Drop Dispersant

May 19, 2010 6:41 am | News | Comments

A 20,000 gallon supertanker plane that could be used to drop dispersant on the Gulf of Mexico to break up oil from a blown well has been doing test runs in Waco.

Robotic Systems Seen As Military Lifesavers

May 19, 2010 6:26 am | by | News | Comments

A prototype ?autonomous robot car? might one day help avoid military fatalities from bombings and ambushes -- or so its designers hope.

Consumer Prices Dip In April

May 19, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

Labor Department said Wednesday that consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent last month, reflecting a big fall in energy prices.

Lufthansa Gets First Airbus A380

May 19, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

Delivery of the $370 million plane, the largest in the history of civil aviation, comes three years late as Airbus has struggled to cope with production delays.

Deere 2Q Profit Up On Improving Sales

May 19, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

Maker of iconic green and yellow machinery said its second-quarter profit jumped 16 percent to $547.5 million as sales of farm and construction equipment improved.

EU Fines Memory Chip Companies $403M

May 19, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

European Union fined 10 producers of memory chips, including Samsung, a combined $403 million on Wednesday for...


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