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Great Designs in Steel 2007—Call for Papers
Monday, July 31, 2006
The American Iron and Steel Institute Automotive Applications Committee has issued a call for abstracts to anyone interested in presenting at Great Designs in Steel 2007, March 7, 2007, in Livonia, MI. The all-day program, a forum for the latest trends and applications in automotive-steel technologies, will feature more than 35 technical presentations on advanced high-strength steels, automotive safety and manufacturing technology. E-mail abstracts, 300-500 words in length, by October 3, 2006, to Deanna Lorincz: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call 248/945-4763, or visit www.autosteel.org
Balluff Launches New Global Website
Friday, July 28, 2006
The new U.S. website of Balluff Inc., Florence, KY (the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH & Co., Neuhausen, Germany), is now part of a completely revamped global network of websites. Each Balluff site, including the U.S. site at www.balluff.com/Balluff/us/HomeChannel
, provides market-specific content for customers, employees and distributors of the firm’s sensors, linear-position transducers and ID systems. Each country’s website also features upgraded search fields and multilingual options.
White Paper Covers Die-Protection
Technology and Strategies
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Turck Inc., Minneapolis, MN, has posted to its website a new white paper titled Die Protection for Metal Stamping Operations. The three-page article provides a concise overview of the types of sensors available to stampers and how they work, and offers solid application advice. Check it out at www.turck-usa.com/Support/White_Papers_~_Tutorials.