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NEMA Announces Webinar

CFATS: Will your business be ready?

U.S. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
(CFATS) Webinar

The new Department of Homeland Security Chemical Regulations WILL affect your business. Will you be prepared?

Wednesday, November 28, 2007
1:00 p.m. EST $95 NEMA members/$135 non-members

This may be the most important hour you spend this year – Mark your calendar and click here to Register NOW!

Final rules are on the way not only for chemical facilities, but also for equipment manufacturing or service facilities that use or store certain hazardous chemicals. DHS is open to working with industry NOW to achieve compliance quickly.

Brian M. Harrell, Chemical Security Compliance Division, U.S. DHS will present the information every manufacturer needs to know about using, storing, and securing industrial chemicals.

You should attend this Webinar if...

  • Your company maintains significant quantities of hazardous or flammable chemicals at its facilities
  • You are unfamiliar with the DHS CFATS requirements to secure and protect those chemical stocksYou have questions about how your company or facility can comply with the CFATS requirements
  • You have questions about how your company or facility can comply with the CFATS requirements
  • This is the first time you have heard of CFATS

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Siemens Medical Solutions and Sysmex America Extend Distribution Agreement
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Eaton Purchases MGE's Small Systems Business from Schneider Electric
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ABB Acquires PowerTran Company Ltd.
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Greatbatch Acquires Quan Emerteq
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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Pavilion Technologies
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Eaton Acquires Babco Electric Group
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Schneider Electric Names New VP of Marketing
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Emerson Announces Management Promotions
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New Executive Vice President to Head AREVA T&D’s Products Business Unit AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division has announced the appointment of Ghislain Lescuyer as executive vice president for its products business unit. 25/10/07

Carestream Health Announces Additional “Center Of Excellence” Sites
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Kodak Appoints Executive VP and VP
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Pass & Seymour/Legrand Wins 2007 Innovation Award
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Johnson Controls Honored as 2007 “Corporation of the Year”
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Honeywell Turbo Technologies Wins International Grand Prix Silver Award at Equip Auto
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Current Conditions EBCI Slides in October, While Future Indicator Rebounds Modestly
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NEMA Reaffirms Industrial Control and System Standards
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NEMA Publishes NEMA HP 6-2007 Electrical and Electronic Silicone and Silicone-Braided Insulated Hook-Up Wire Types S (600 V), ZHS (600 V), SS (1000 V), ZHSS (1000 V), and SSB Braided (1000 V)
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NEMA publishes EM 1-2007 Exit Sign Visibility Testing Requirements for Safety and Energy Efficiency
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NEMA Publishes ANSI_ANSLG C78.60432-2007, Parts 1 and 2 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Incandescent Lamps—Safety Specifications
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