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crane scale

Industry News - 09/11/2014

Features?

- New design PCB and longer standby time

- Integral design of load cell, quick, accurate, stable weighing

- High quality rechargeable battery and impact resistant aluminum alloy casing

- Perfect software, never system halted

- Faction casing and patent design

- Convenient remote controller

NCWM New Field Training Manual

Industry News - 09/03/2014

NCWM announces that the new Model Field Training Program Manual available free of charge at www.ncwm.net. It is a tool to verify and sign off on core competencies when training weights and measures inspectors.
Over the past year, a special task group under the leadership of Michael Cleary has developed a training manual titled Model Field Training Program. This manual identifies universal competencies and lays out a systematic approach to verify and sign off as each competency is achieved in the training of new weights and measures field inspectors....

Global Industrial Weighing Equipment Industry

Industry News - 08/21/2014

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com.

SOURCE ReportBuyer

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Global Industrial Weighing Equipment Industry

http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/global_industrial_weighing_equipment_industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Weighing Equipment in US$ Thousand. The specific End-Use segments analysed are Chemical Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Manufacturing, Mining Industry, and Other Industries. The US and European markets are separately analyzed by the following Product Segments: Floor Scales, Bench Scales, Continuous Weigh Feeders, Check-Weighing Scales, Precision Scales, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. The report profiles 170 companies including many key and niche players such as A&D Weighing, Atrax Group NZ Ltd, Avery Weigh-Tronix, Bilwinco AS, CI Precision Ltd., D Brash & Sons, Ltd., Easiweigh Limited, Maguire Products, Inc., Mettler Toledo International, Inc., Ohaus Corporation, Sartorius AG, Thompson Scale Company, and RADWAG Wagi Elektroniczne. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.....

Wireless Connection Between Welch Allyn Connex? Vital Signs Monitors and seca 360? Scales and Measuring Devices Helps Reduce Errors and Improve Workflow

Industry News - 08/21/2014

First-of-its-kind connected solution allows capture and viewing of weight and height measurements and automated data transfer to EMRs

February 17, 2014 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
SKANEATELES FALLS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, today announced it has partnered with seca , global leader in medical measuring and weighing systems, to enable wireless automated interface between the Welch Allyn Connex® Vital Signs Monitor (VSM) and seca scales and measuring devices with the seca 360° system. The partnership allows Welch Allyn to offer for the first time a wirelessly connected weight and height patient data solution for both physician and hospital customers in low-acuity settings.

“Doctor visits in any setting tend to start with the measurement of vital signs—blood pressure, temperature, and, of course, weight and height—all essential information to provide proper care and treatment to the patient”

The two devices communicate wirelessly through a seca adapter that plugs into the Welch Allyn Connex VSM. They can be up to 98 feet apart, depending upon office configuration, and still communicate, which will help increase workflow by reducing the need to move equipment from room to room. Automating the interface between the respective devices can also help eliminate documentation errors by reducing the need for manual parameter recording, while also increasing the speed of recording weight and height into electronic medical records (EMR).....

 

Sartorius Inc First Half Business Figures 2014

Industry News - 08/21/2014

First-half Business Figures for 2014: Sartorius Increases Order Intake, Sales Revenue and Profits

Strong growth in the Bioprocess Solutions Division; positive development trends for
Lab Products & Services and Industrial Technologies
Group forecast for the full year confirmed; guidance for the divisions updated....

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets

Industry News - 07/23/2014

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets 

Laumas is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process that led to the obtaining of the UL certification for their weight indicators and transmitters. Achieving this milestone will allow Laumas to spread their products more easily on the North American market.

UL is an independent leading organization in the field of safety certification of products for the North American market. The UL mark is the single most recognized and accepted safety mark in the United States and Canada.

The set of weight indicators and transmitters: TLB, TLB4, TLB8, TLE, TLS, THFPROFI, TLU, TLL, TLM8, W100, W200, WDOS, WDESK, WINOX, WTAB, have obtained the UL Recognised specific mark components in accordance with the Canadian and U.S. electrical safety requirements.

UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition, 2011-12-19 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements) CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd Edition, 2011-12 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements).

WEBLAU Web Server Master

Industry News - 07/23/2014

WEBLAU Web Server Master 

WEBLAU is the new Web Server Master proposed by Laumas, for Omega/DIN rail mounting suitable for back panel; this device displays the weight of up to 8 W/TLB series indicators/transmitters, connected to RS485 with MODBUS RTU protocol.

The instrument is equipped with an Ethernet TCP/IP port to which connect via Internet by PC, smartphone or tablet, for accessing a website to display the value of net/gross weight, status, and manage the operation of instruments connected to the same RS485 network (up to 8 instruments).

Using the new device WEBLAU, it’s possible checking and changing via internet the setpoint values set ??and send remote the main commands (semiautomatic tare, semi-automatic zero setting, E2PROM saving, etc..). The WEBLAU series is a useful support for all installers/dealers of Laumas weighing instruments as it makes easier the remote maintenance, allowing to control wherever, the instruments status including the possible anomalies.

A Loss to the Industry

Industry News - 06/24/2014

It is with shock and great sadness to learn that the scale industry has so unexpectedly lost one of it's own. Enrico Danise contributed much to so many....

Straightpoint adds 3 New Distributors in Europe & North Africa

Industry News - 06/11/2014

Straightpoint, the world 'heavyweights' in the design and manufacture of force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cells, is pleased to announce that it has selected Traction Levage in France, Cargo Flet Blasant in Spain and Atelier EMH in North Africa as its new distributors, joining its team of 40 global partners. They will be marketing, selling and distributing all products that are offered by Straightpoint in their respective countries....

 

NCWM Reports that Consumers Are Getting Short-Changed on Bagged Landscape Mulch

Industry News - 05/21/2014

The National Conference on Weights and Measures requested states to investigate concerns raised within the mulch manufacturing industry that consumers are not getting the full amount that they pay for when purchasing the bagged products. State and local weights and measures officials in multiple states validated those concerns by inspecting and issuing stop-sale orders on thousands of bags of mulch because they contained less than advertised on the label. 

Stop falsification of Cocoa Weighing Scales

Industry News - 05/19/2014


The Jomoro Cocoa Farmers Association (JCFA) has called on the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to clamp down on licensed buying-companies (LBCs) falsifying cocoa beans weighing scales to cheat farmers....

 

Accurate Weighing Scales in markets sought

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and her son Camarines Sur Rep. Dato Arroyo have filed a measure which seeks accurate weighing scales in public markets in the country.
The Arroyos also referred their measure, House Bill No. 874, to the Committee on Trade and Industry......

DCL intensifies weigh scales monitoring

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Dubai: Standardised weighing scales across supermarkets, butcheries and other food retailers will come into place this year, the civic body confirmed....

It's a Weigh of Life

Industry News - 05/19/2014

MEET Andrew Wong, an energetic young man who knows literally everything about weighing scales.

Even at a tender age of 10 — when other children were busy with their hobbies — the boy was already learning about the functions of the machine from his father. Read more...

Pennsylvania Scale is on the Move!

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Pennsylvania is expanding and moving to a larger facility in Spring of 2014.

Scale Industry Complaints on the Rise over False Advertising and Counterfeit Imports

Industry News - 04/01/2014

NCWM reports that business owners shopping for commercial scales on the internet are increasingly at risk of being duped by false claims of NTEP certification for scales and scale components, a requirement for most states. Accusations by scale dealers of counterfeit imports are also on the rise....

Kenya WIM system cuts four days off journey times

Industry News - 04/01/2014

Shem Oirere looks at how weigh-in-motion is helping to streamline the trucking industry in Kenya.

Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, is streamlining trucking operations on its section of the 8,800km Northern Corridor. It is both reducing the number of weighbridges and automating the remaining ones in an effort to improve efficiency and eliminate corruption.The Northern Corridor is a major gateway through Kenya to the landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan as well as Northern Tanzania. Efforts to streamline the trucking industry are a direct response to pressure exerted by transporters and the East African Community (EAC), a regional organisation of five countries that promote the region’s economic integration....

NCWM to Vote

Industry News - 03/19/2014

NCWM to Consider Gasoline and Diesel Gallon Equivalents for CNG and LNG
A special steering committee of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) is recommending that compressed and liquefied natural gas be sold in terms of gasoline and diesel gallon equivalents as opposed to units of mass, either pounds or kilograms. The recommendation will be put to a vote this July at the 99th NCWM Annual Meeting in Detroit.

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets

Industry News - 03/11/2014

Laumas is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process that led to the obtaining of the UL certification for their weight indicators and transmitters. Achieving this milestone will allow Laumas to spread their products more easily on the North American market. UL is an independent leading organization in the field of safety certification of products for the North American market. The UL mark is the single most recognized and accepted safety mark in the United States and Canada. The set of weight indicators and transmitters: TLB, TLB4, TLB8, TLE, TLS, THFPROFI, TLU, TLL, TLM8, W100, W200, WDOS, WDESK, WINOX, have obtained the UL Recognised specific mark components in accordance with the Canadian and U.S. electrical safety requirements. UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition, 2011-12-19 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements) CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd Edition, 2011-12 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements).

Weights & Measures Week

Industry News - 02/25/2014

Weights and Measures Week: March 1-7, 2014 Consumers and businesses alike cannot possibly protect themselves from inaccuracies in weighing and measurement. Weights and Measures Week 2014 raises appreciation for the hard work of dedicated and highly trained regulatory officials who are laboring behind the scenes every day to maintain integrity in commerce.

Cotton Farmers Lose due to Scale Tampering in Southern Africa

Industry News - 01/23/2014

Dar es Salaam: Over 358,700 cotton farmers in Shinyanga region are cheated and loses10bn/- every season through unscrupulous agents, who tamper with weighing scales when buying their produce at village stations. This is slightly less than 1bn/- a day collection by the government and the practice affects the poorest whose poverty levels are hinged at 42 per cent.

Shortage of Weigh Scales

Industry News - 01/23/2014

Kilimanjaro region is currently faced with a shortage of weights and measures and those available are not properly used by operators, a report from the Regional Commissioner’s office has indicated.

Weighing in on weight-and-balance apps

Industry News - 01/20/2014

Weight-and-balance apps seem to be very popular with pilots.

Change for a Nickel ? U.S. Mint is weighing it...

Industry News - 01/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA—The loose change in American pockets could get a bit lighter and take on a new hue. The U.S. Mint is considering a change to the mix of metals it uses

The Way to Weigh

Industry News - 01/19/2014

Being able to calculate accurately an object’s weight is a necessary and potentially life saving task that accompanies many a lift. In this month’s equipment review Cranes Today looks at the products that assist in this task.

Michigan catfish record broken 2nd time in 2 years

Industry News - 01/19/2014

The new state record flathead catfish was caught on Jan. 12 by Dale Blakley of Niles on Barron Lake in Cass County. He was ice fishing for crappies when he landed the fish weighing 52 pounds and measuring 46.02 inches.

Weighing nanoparticles at the attogram scale

Industry News - 01/19/2014

MIT engineers have devised a way to measure the mass of particles with a resolution better than an attogram—one millionth of a trillionth of a gram. Weighing these tiny particles, including both synthetic nanoparticles and biological components of cells, could help researchers better understand their composition and function.

Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more

World News - 09/17/14

Billionaire Peter Thiel has some advice for Apple: Think bigger.

Wal-Mart caught charging New Yorkers more for Coke than advertised

World News - 09/17/14

Wal-Mart tried to get New Yorkers to pay more for Coca-Cola than advertised, and sometimes employees claimed the markup was because of a state "sugar tax."

Adrian Peterson loses big Castrol endorsement deal

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Workaholism: Regain balance before you burn out

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NFL scores huge ratings despite scandals

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Boeing, Space X land NASA contracts

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Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

World News - 09/16/14

Federal safety regulators should have known that General Motors cars with a flawed ignition switch should have been taken off the road years before the 2014 recall, Congressional investigators concluded in a report Tuesday.

Boeing, Space X land NASA contracts

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Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

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Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies.

U.S. to Corinthian Colleges: Forgive $500 million in student loans

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FBI launches a face recognition system

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Awkward: Sears borrows $400M from its CEO

World News - 09/16/14

Talk about awkward. Sears secured a $400 million loan this week from a hedge fund whose sole shareholder is the struggling retailer's chairman, CEO and leading investor.

Top Wal-Mart exec resigns amid resume flap

World News - 09/16/14

A senior spokesman at Wal-Mart has resigned after the company found out he did not have the college degree he claimed to have.

Free startup advice from Silicon Valley's best, including Marissa Mayer, Marc Andreessen

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Netflix and Judd Apatow are in "Love"

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America's largest pension ditches hedge funds

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America's largest pension fund is saying goodbye to hedge funds.

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Half of the Nasdaq stocks are in trouble

World News - 09/16/14

Investors are still getting indigestion over the thought of owning the riskiest U.S. stocks.

crane scale

Industry News - 09/11/2014

Features?

- New design PCB and longer standby time

- Integral design of load cell, quick, accurate, stable weighing

- High quality rechargeable battery and impact resistant aluminum alloy casing

- Perfect software, never system halted

- Faction casing and patent design

- Convenient remote controller

NCWM New Field Training Manual

Industry News - 09/03/2014

NCWM announces that the new Model Field Training Program Manual available free of charge at www.ncwm.net. It is a tool to verify and sign off on core competencies when training weights and measures inspectors.
Over the past year, a special task group under the leadership of Michael Cleary has developed a training manual titled Model Field Training Program. This manual identifies universal competencies and lays out a systematic approach to verify and sign off as each competency is achieved in the training of new weights and measures field inspectors....

Global Industrial Weighing Equipment Industry

Industry News - 08/21/2014

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com.

SOURCE ReportBuyer

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Global Industrial Weighing Equipment Industry

http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/global_industrial_weighing_equipment_industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Weighing Equipment in US$ Thousand. The specific End-Use segments analysed are Chemical Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Manufacturing, Mining Industry, and Other Industries. The US and European markets are separately analyzed by the following Product Segments: Floor Scales, Bench Scales, Continuous Weigh Feeders, Check-Weighing Scales, Precision Scales, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. The report profiles 170 companies including many key and niche players such as A&D Weighing, Atrax Group NZ Ltd, Avery Weigh-Tronix, Bilwinco AS, CI Precision Ltd., D Brash & Sons, Ltd., Easiweigh Limited, Maguire Products, Inc., Mettler Toledo International, Inc., Ohaus Corporation, Sartorius AG, Thompson Scale Company, and RADWAG Wagi Elektroniczne. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.....

Wireless Connection Between Welch Allyn Connex? Vital Signs Monitors and seca 360? Scales and Measuring Devices Helps Reduce Errors and Improve Workflow

Industry News - 08/21/2014

First-of-its-kind connected solution allows capture and viewing of weight and height measurements and automated data transfer to EMRs

February 17, 2014 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
SKANEATELES FALLS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, today announced it has partnered with seca , global leader in medical measuring and weighing systems, to enable wireless automated interface between the Welch Allyn Connex® Vital Signs Monitor (VSM) and seca scales and measuring devices with the seca 360° system. The partnership allows Welch Allyn to offer for the first time a wirelessly connected weight and height patient data solution for both physician and hospital customers in low-acuity settings.

“Doctor visits in any setting tend to start with the measurement of vital signs—blood pressure, temperature, and, of course, weight and height—all essential information to provide proper care and treatment to the patient”

The two devices communicate wirelessly through a seca adapter that plugs into the Welch Allyn Connex VSM. They can be up to 98 feet apart, depending upon office configuration, and still communicate, which will help increase workflow by reducing the need to move equipment from room to room. Automating the interface between the respective devices can also help eliminate documentation errors by reducing the need for manual parameter recording, while also increasing the speed of recording weight and height into electronic medical records (EMR).....

 

Sartorius Inc First Half Business Figures 2014

Industry News - 08/21/2014

First-half Business Figures for 2014: Sartorius Increases Order Intake, Sales Revenue and Profits

Strong growth in the Bioprocess Solutions Division; positive development trends for
Lab Products & Services and Industrial Technologies
Group forecast for the full year confirmed; guidance for the divisions updated....

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets

Industry News - 07/23/2014

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets 

Laumas is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process that led to the obtaining of the UL certification for their weight indicators and transmitters. Achieving this milestone will allow Laumas to spread their products more easily on the North American market.

UL is an independent leading organization in the field of safety certification of products for the North American market. The UL mark is the single most recognized and accepted safety mark in the United States and Canada.

The set of weight indicators and transmitters: TLB, TLB4, TLB8, TLE, TLS, THFPROFI, TLU, TLL, TLM8, W100, W200, WDOS, WDESK, WINOX, WTAB, have obtained the UL Recognised specific mark components in accordance with the Canadian and U.S. electrical safety requirements.

UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition, 2011-12-19 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements) CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd Edition, 2011-12 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements).

WEBLAU Web Server Master

Industry News - 07/23/2014

WEBLAU Web Server Master 

WEBLAU is the new Web Server Master proposed by Laumas, for Omega/DIN rail mounting suitable for back panel; this device displays the weight of up to 8 W/TLB series indicators/transmitters, connected to RS485 with MODBUS RTU protocol.

The instrument is equipped with an Ethernet TCP/IP port to which connect via Internet by PC, smartphone or tablet, for accessing a website to display the value of net/gross weight, status, and manage the operation of instruments connected to the same RS485 network (up to 8 instruments).

Using the new device WEBLAU, it’s possible checking and changing via internet the setpoint values set ??and send remote the main commands (semiautomatic tare, semi-automatic zero setting, E2PROM saving, etc..). The WEBLAU series is a useful support for all installers/dealers of Laumas weighing instruments as it makes easier the remote maintenance, allowing to control wherever, the instruments status including the possible anomalies.

A Loss to the Industry

Industry News - 06/24/2014

It is with shock and great sadness to learn that the scale industry has so unexpectedly lost one of it's own. Enrico Danise contributed much to so many....

Straightpoint adds 3 New Distributors in Europe & North Africa

Industry News - 06/11/2014

Straightpoint, the world 'heavyweights' in the design and manufacture of force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cells, is pleased to announce that it has selected Traction Levage in France, Cargo Flet Blasant in Spain and Atelier EMH in North Africa as its new distributors, joining its team of 40 global partners. They will be marketing, selling and distributing all products that are offered by Straightpoint in their respective countries....

 

NCWM Reports that Consumers Are Getting Short-Changed on Bagged Landscape Mulch

Industry News - 05/21/2014

The National Conference on Weights and Measures requested states to investigate concerns raised within the mulch manufacturing industry that consumers are not getting the full amount that they pay for when purchasing the bagged products. State and local weights and measures officials in multiple states validated those concerns by inspecting and issuing stop-sale orders on thousands of bags of mulch because they contained less than advertised on the label. 

Stop falsification of Cocoa Weighing Scales

Industry News - 05/19/2014


The Jomoro Cocoa Farmers Association (JCFA) has called on the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to clamp down on licensed buying-companies (LBCs) falsifying cocoa beans weighing scales to cheat farmers....

 

Accurate Weighing Scales in markets sought

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and her son Camarines Sur Rep. Dato Arroyo have filed a measure which seeks accurate weighing scales in public markets in the country.
The Arroyos also referred their measure, House Bill No. 874, to the Committee on Trade and Industry......

DCL intensifies weigh scales monitoring

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Dubai: Standardised weighing scales across supermarkets, butcheries and other food retailers will come into place this year, the civic body confirmed....

It's a Weigh of Life

Industry News - 05/19/2014

MEET Andrew Wong, an energetic young man who knows literally everything about weighing scales.

Even at a tender age of 10 — when other children were busy with their hobbies — the boy was already learning about the functions of the machine from his father. Read more...

Pennsylvania Scale is on the Move!

Industry News - 05/19/2014

Pennsylvania is expanding and moving to a larger facility in Spring of 2014.

Scale Industry Complaints on the Rise over False Advertising and Counterfeit Imports

Industry News - 04/01/2014

NCWM reports that business owners shopping for commercial scales on the internet are increasingly at risk of being duped by false claims of NTEP certification for scales and scale components, a requirement for most states. Accusations by scale dealers of counterfeit imports are also on the rise....

Kenya WIM system cuts four days off journey times

Industry News - 04/01/2014

Shem Oirere looks at how weigh-in-motion is helping to streamline the trucking industry in Kenya.

Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, is streamlining trucking operations on its section of the 8,800km Northern Corridor. It is both reducing the number of weighbridges and automating the remaining ones in an effort to improve efficiency and eliminate corruption.The Northern Corridor is a major gateway through Kenya to the landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan as well as Northern Tanzania. Efforts to streamline the trucking industry are a direct response to pressure exerted by transporters and the East African Community (EAC), a regional organisation of five countries that promote the region’s economic integration....

NCWM to Vote

Industry News - 03/19/2014

NCWM to Consider Gasoline and Diesel Gallon Equivalents for CNG and LNG
A special steering committee of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) is recommending that compressed and liquefied natural gas be sold in terms of gasoline and diesel gallon equivalents as opposed to units of mass, either pounds or kilograms. The recommendation will be put to a vote this July at the 99th NCWM Annual Meeting in Detroit.

UL Certification for the USA and CANADA markets

Industry News - 03/11/2014

Laumas is pleased to announce the conclusion of the process that led to the obtaining of the UL certification for their weight indicators and transmitters. Achieving this milestone will allow Laumas to spread their products more easily on the North American market. UL is an independent leading organization in the field of safety certification of products for the North American market. The UL mark is the single most recognized and accepted safety mark in the United States and Canada. The set of weight indicators and transmitters: TLB, TLB4, TLB8, TLE, TLS, THFPROFI, TLU, TLL, TLM8, W100, W200, WDOS, WDESK, WINOX, have obtained the UL Recognised specific mark components in accordance with the Canadian and U.S. electrical safety requirements. UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition, 2011-12-19 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements) CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd Edition, 2011-12 (Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements).

Weights & Measures Week

Industry News - 02/25/2014

Weights and Measures Week: March 1-7, 2014 Consumers and businesses alike cannot possibly protect themselves from inaccuracies in weighing and measurement. Weights and Measures Week 2014 raises appreciation for the hard work of dedicated and highly trained regulatory officials who are laboring behind the scenes every day to maintain integrity in commerce.

Cotton Farmers Lose due to Scale Tampering in Southern Africa

Industry News - 01/23/2014

Dar es Salaam: Over 358,700 cotton farmers in Shinyanga region are cheated and loses10bn/- every season through unscrupulous agents, who tamper with weighing scales when buying their produce at village stations. This is slightly less than 1bn/- a day collection by the government and the practice affects the poorest whose poverty levels are hinged at 42 per cent.

Shortage of Weigh Scales

Industry News - 01/23/2014

Kilimanjaro region is currently faced with a shortage of weights and measures and those available are not properly used by operators, a report from the Regional Commissioner’s office has indicated.

Weighing in on weight-and-balance apps

Industry News - 01/20/2014

Weight-and-balance apps seem to be very popular with pilots.

Change for a Nickel ? U.S. Mint is weighing it...

Industry News - 01/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA—The loose change in American pockets could get a bit lighter and take on a new hue. The U.S. Mint is considering a change to the mix of metals it uses

The Way to Weigh

Industry News - 01/19/2014

Being able to calculate accurately an object’s weight is a necessary and potentially life saving task that accompanies many a lift. In this month’s equipment review Cranes Today looks at the products that assist in this task.

Michigan catfish record broken 2nd time in 2 years

Industry News - 01/19/2014

The new state record flathead catfish was caught on Jan. 12 by Dale Blakley of Niles on Barron Lake in Cass County. He was ice fishing for crappies when he landed the fish weighing 52 pounds and measuring 46.02 inches.

Weighing nanoparticles at the attogram scale

Industry News - 01/19/2014

MIT engineers have devised a way to measure the mass of particles with a resolution better than an attogram—one millionth of a trillionth of a gram. Weighing these tiny particles, including both synthetic nanoparticles and biological components of cells, could help researchers better understand their composition and function.

Istanbul Food-Tech 2014 09/18/14

Dates: 09/18/14 - 09/21/14
Location: Tuyap Fair Convention & Congress Center - Istanbul, Turkey

Expo DICLAB 2014 09/18/14

Dates: 09/18/14 - 09/19/14
Location: - Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
[ Learn more at http://www.diclab.com.mx/ ]

Intermopro 2014 09/21/14

Dates: 09/21/14 - 09/24/14
Location: Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre - Dusseldorf, Germany

Micronora 2014 09/23/14

Dates: 09/23/14 - 09/26/14
Location: Parc des expositions de Besancon Micropolis - Besancon, France

analytica China 09/24/14

Dates: 09/24/14 - 09/26/14
Location: Shanghai New International Expo Center - Shanghai, China
[ Learn more at http://www.analyticachina.com/ ]

Industrial Processing 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

World of Technology & Science 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

Industrial European Dairy Show 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands
[ Learn more at industrialeuropeandairyshow.com ]

Technopharm Expo 2014 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/02/14
Location: Nuremburg Exhibition Centre - Nuremburg, Germany

Macropak 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

Het Instruments 2014 09/30/14

Dates: 09/30/14 - 10/03/14
Location: Jaarbeurs Utrecht - Utrecht, Netherlands

India CHEM 2014 10/09/14

Dates: 10/09/14 - 10/11/14
Location: Bombay Exhibition Centre - Mumbai, India

International Suppliers Fair 2014 10/14/14

Dates: 10/14/14 - 10/16/14
Location: Allerpark - Wolfsburg, Germany

Powder & Bulk Solids Montreal 2014 10/15/14

Dates: 10/15/14 - 10/16/14
Location: Palais des Congres de Montreal - Montreal, QC, Canada

MD&M Chicago 10/15/14

Dates: 10/15/14 - 10/16/14
Location: Shaumburg Convention Center - Shaumburg, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/mdmmw13/resource.html ]

ChemShow Eurasia 10/16/14

Dates: 10/16/14 - 10/18/14
Location: Istanbul Expo Center - Istanbul, Turkey
[ Learn more at turkchem.net ]

Autonomic Grand Est 2014 10/16/14

Dates: 10/16/14 - 10/17/14
Location: Metz Metropole Parc des Expositions - Metz, France

TurkChem 2014 10/16/14

Dates: 10/16/14 - 10/18/14
Location: Istanbul Expo Center - Istanbul, Turkey

IPA World Food Process Exhibition 2014 10/19/14

Dates: 10/19/14 - 10/23/14
Location: Paris Nord Villepinte - Paris, France

Glasstec Germany 2014 10/21/14

Dates: 10/21/14 - 10/24/14
Location: Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre - Dusseldorf, Germany

Integrated Systems Russia 2014 10/29/14

Dates: 10/29/14 - 10/31/14
Location: Expocentre Fairgrounds - Moscow, Russia

PACK EXPO International 11/02/14

Dates: 11/02/14 - 11/05/14
Location: McCormick Placa - Chicago, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.packexpointernational.com/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=12651 ]

Pharma Expo 11/02/14

Dates: 11/02/14 - 11/05/14
Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL, USA
[ Learn more at http://www.pharmaexpo.com/ ]

Emballage-World Packaging Exhibition 2014 11/17/14

Dates: 11/17/14 - 11/20/14
Location: Parc des Expositions France - Paris, France

Manutention Equipments & Systems 2014 11/17/14

Dates: 11/17/14 - 11/20/14
Location: Parc des Expositions France - Paris, France

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