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American National Standard for Remanufacturing Approved A set of definitions, standards and processing specifications for remanufacturing has received the stamp of approval as an American National Standard. The standard, developed by the Remanufacturing Industries Council, RIC, received final approval this month by the ANSI Board of Standards Review, the U.S. authority on voluntary industry standards. Developing a universal standard has been a holy grail for the industry for years. In 2012, a U.S. International Trade Commission investigation concluded that the lack … Continue reading
Davies Office announces 2017 Tradeshows. See below for the full list of shows Davies Office will be attending over the coming year. And be sure to stop by the booth or call us at (518) 449-2040 in advance to schedule a meeting. ——————————————————————————————————————— NFM&T National Facility Management and Technology Show March 7-9, 2017 Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore, MD Booth # 2209 Exhibit Hours: Tuesday 12:00-4:00, Wednesday 11:00-3:00, Thursday 11:00-2:00 ——————————————————————————————————————— A.I.A Conference on Architecture April 27-29, 2017 Orlando Convention Center … Continue reading
Energy Department Launches New Manufacturing USA Institute Focused on Recycling and Reusing Materials
The Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance will Lead $140 million Institute in Rochester, New York to Improve Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of the Manufacturing USA initiative, today the Energy Department announced its new Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, which will be headquartered in Rochester, New York and led by the Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance. REMADE will leverage up to $70 million in federal funding, subject to appropriations, and will be matched by $70 million … Continue reading
For everyone attending Core-Net Global Summit in Philly: Stop by the Davies Office Booth #301 and say hello. Bill Davies, Derrick Byrd, Doug Pilgrim and Heather Marx will be attending this year from Davies. And if you stop by Sunday night 10/17 we will be hosting an open bar. Please join us for cocktails and conversation. We have a lot to toast when it comes to sustainable workspace solutions!
Bill Davies will be presenting on sustainability at next weeks IFMA World Workplace Conference in San Diego, CA. The presentation will be on Friday Oct 7, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Bill will present on sustainable and economical remanufacturing of furniture and how to best use remanufactured office furniture to keep up with the changing trends of office design. (Presentation Abstract) The presumption is better work environments lead to more successful businesses. The question becomes as organizational habits evolve and employee … Continue reading