The Electrical Apparatus Service Association has announced its Spring 1999 seminar schedule. Courses include DC theory and test procedures, mechanical repair, and centrifugal pump repair.
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association has announced its Spring 1999 seminar schedule. Courses include DC theory and test procedures, mechanical repair, and centrifugal pump repair. A complete listing of courses is available from EASA, 314-993-2220; fax: 314-993-1269; www. easa.com.
Lighting Systems and Controls seminars will allow you to learn fundamentals, conduct energy surveys and audits, and practice computer-aided lighting calculations. Fundamentals: Jan 25-26, fee: $695; Energy Surveys and Audits: Jan. 27-28, fee: $695; Computer Calculation Tools: Jan. 29, fee: $395. All three workshops: $1495. Courses are held at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. For more information, call 800-462-0876; fax 800- 442-4214; e-mail: custserv@epd. engr.wisc.edu; web site: epdwww. engr.wisc.edu.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey