Learn more about this family owned company that offers a fantastic opportunity to grow in your career! Product Quality Testing • Conducts physical and mechanical property tests on finished and in-process products according to a prescribed schedule, the Quality Management System, and work instructions to assure compliance and control to all HEW quality standards and process and product specifications. • Assures integrity of all results. Enters all results into spreadsheet, database, and SPC program and tracks key parameters with statistical charts. • Presents product/process variations to the leadership team. Process Control and Quality Assurance • Regularly checks all SPC monitoring ...

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SWST members, Howard Rosen and World Nieh, attended a Congressional Forum hosted by RNRF on Sustaining Natural Resources and Conservation Science: What is at Stake in the Years Ahead, in the Capitol Building on May 16, 2013. The forum followed RNRF’s December 2012 National Congress of the same name which was previously reported in the SWST Newsletter. Rosen, as chair of the RNRF Board, opened the forum with an overview of current funding challenges at federal science and natural resources management agencies. Following his remarks, those in attendance discussed the effects of diminished funding on these agencies, as well as ...

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By: Donald Rieck and Wayne Winegarden It is basic Economics 101. Competitive markets create better outcomes than monopolists. Monopolists restrict supply and charge higher prices. Dynamically, monopolists face fewer incentives to create new products or improve how their products are made. In fact, creating new technologies or processes could undermine a monopolist’s current market dominance. What is true for the marketplace is also true for the regulations governing the actions of the marketplace. An interesting example of this principle is afforded by a current controversy over forestry certification programs. While consuming timber products requires the harvesting of trees, many consumers, ...

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