On January 31, 2011, the White House announced the launch of the Startup America initiative and noted that the Department of Commerce was “finalizing a plan to allow entrepreneurs to request faster review of their patents, an initiative that should lower patent pendency times overall and speed the deployment of new ideas to the marketplace.
We begin each New Year with a strong focus on raw and manufactured materials in our annual Materials Handbook issue. An Address Index for key suppliers* is included, while materials and their definitions/descriptions are listed alphabetically.
Our annual Services Directory aims to help you find the best service providers for your needs. The directory includes companies* ranging from business consultants and testing labs to toll processors and equipment resellers, along with details regarding what specific services they can provide to help your business succeed.
The St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society will sponsor the 53rd Annual Symposium on Refractories on the theme “Real World Applications of Refractory Testing” on March 29-30, 2017 and a kickoff event (TBD) will held the evening of March 28, 2017. Read More
HOUSTEX 2017 is an interactive experience, featuring hundreds of exhibitors highlighting the latest manufacturing technologies, and innovative solutions. Attendees will enjoy scores of new product demonstrations, hear experts share insights on industry trends, and make connections that can help them grow their business. Read More
EASTEC, New England’s premier manufacturing exposition, returns May 16-18, 2017. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, industry keynotes and much more, EASTEC is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. Read More
POWDERMET2017 attracts worldwide delegates in the powder metallurgy, powder injection molding, particulate materials, and metal additive manufacturing industries for its three-day conference and exhibition space.
The West Coast’s premier manufacturing event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center September 12-14, 2017. Only WESTEC brings you the very latest technologies – from software, cutting tools to multi-tasking machines – all from top international equipment manufacturers. Read More
SOUTH-TEC draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors and equipment builders from across North America and around the world – bringing them together in Charlotte, North Carolina. With more than 400 exhibiting companies, attendees can find all the latest technologies and services – plus the experts who built them – ready to demonstrate solutions that can help them grow their business. Visitors can make side-by-side comparisons, discover integrated equipment, hear about industry trends and forecasts, and leverage their purchasing power. Read More
Whether we are talking about intermediate or final cleaning, the purpose of industrial parts cleaning is to ensure the necessary degree of cleanliness for subsequent processing, or for the long-term, trouble-free functioning of the relevant part or component. Read More
The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world. More than 2,000 exhibiting companies will occupy 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago, Illinois. Read More