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PMA Educational Foundation Seeks Partners

Monday, October 03, 2005
 
The Precision Metalforming Association Educational Foundation (PMAEF), an organization established to educate and motivate the current and future workforce of the metalforming industry, has announced a new for organizations and individuals affiliated with the industry to support its mission. PMAEF now offers three levels of partnership for groups that want to show their allegiance to the industry. Companies in or affiliated with the metalforming industry are invited to become Industry Partners; schools and other educational institutions are welcomed as Educational Partners; and individuals and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to become Friends of the Foundation. For a small contribution, these partners will receive recognition, PMAEF affiliation and benefits. More importantly, they will help the industry meet its workforce development challenges. To learn more about the foundation’s goals and accomplishments as well as its new levels of partnership, contact Anne Cunningham at 216-901-8800 or acunningham@pma.org.

FKI Logistex Goes ISO
at Frederick, MD, Manufacturing Plant

Friday, September 30, 2005
 
FKI Logistex, a provider of material-handling systems, has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification at its 150-plus-employee Frederick, MD, manufacturing plant. The Frederick plant joins FKI Logistex plants in Cincinnati, OH; Danville, KY; Marysville, KY; St. Louis, MO; and St. Peters, MO; in earning the certification. For more, visit www.fkilogistex.com.

New Bilsom/Howard Leight Website
Focuses on Hearing Conservation

Thursday, September 29, 2005
 
The Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group has launched a new website, www.hearingportal.com, combining the informational assets of both Howard Leight and Bilsom brands, to provide safety managers with a new resource for hearing-conservation programs. The new site features complete product information for Howard Leight and Bilsom hearing protection devices, including all recognized attenuation ratings, literature downloads, global sales contacts, news archives and a user-friendly search function. Central to HearingPortal.com is a series of short articles designed to address the questions and concerns of safety professionals engaged in the development and implementation of hearing conservation programs. Authored by expert hearing conservationists and edited by noted hearing conservation authority Brad Witt, Sound Source is intended for safety professionals, including industrial hygienists, audiologists, hearing conservationists, students and interested members of the public. Topics include: Understanding Ratings, Earmuffs & Safety Eyewear, A- and C-Weighted Noise Measurements, How NRR is Calculated and more. Coming soon to HearingPortal.com will be an expanded hearing-conservation section, dubbed the Hearing Portal Resource Center, incorporating a number of other practical tools for safety/conservation program managers, hearing conservationists and the general public. Included will be regulatory information, new research findings and educational/motivational tools.

 

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