New MADCAD version launched
MADCAD launches eLibrary version 3.0, which searches through more than 7,000 codes and standards faster.
MADCAD.com recently announced the launch of eLibrary v3.0, an online resource where subscribers can search across thousands of codes and standards instantly.
With MADCAD.com, industry professionals have quick, web-based access to the codes and standards they need every day.
Once the subscriber is in the relevant section, MADCAD.com makes it easy to browse the code with web-based (HTML) features:
Chapters, sections, and figures cross-referenced and linked
Linked table of contents and errata
Ability to copy and paste relevant excerpts and tables into reports.
Personal Book Groups is a new feature that MADCAD.com is introducing with v3.0 in which users can organize books as desired, such as all the applicable books for a current project.
MADCAD.com v3.0 also incorporates a new database with adopted model codes by states and state amendments and a database of more than 10,000 product manufacturer's website links organized by CSI's MasterFormat.
MADCAD.com is a web-based subscription service that provides online access to building codes and standards from all major content providers in HTML format. Founded in 1995, MADCAD.com has subscribers from top AEC firms, educational institutions and government agencies.
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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