The Houston Business Journal (2/8, Daugherty, Subscription Publication) reports, “Federal agencies are offering $150 million in tax credits for energy efficient manufacturing projects.” The US Treasury and the Department of Energy “have announced $150 million in energy manufacturing tax credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects in the US.” The Business Journal notes, “The Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit was first established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to increase investment in domestic, clean energy and efficient manufacturing facilities.”

Participate in the Die Casting Designer Value Survey for Your Chance to Win a Kindle Fire

NADCA is interested in what resources you use to design die castings! This short survey will ask you to assess the strengths and weaknesses of die castings in your company. Participants of this survey will be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Tablet (16GB).

Click here and take a few minutes to complete this survey, which will help us serve you better! To be eligible for the drawing you must complete the survey by March 15, 2013.

NADCA Safety Award Program Open for Applications

NADCA’s acclaimed annual Safety Award Program is now accepting applications. Awards are given for Perfect and Outstanding Safety Records for die casting companies and suppliers to the industry. Only NADCA Corporate Members are eligible for this program. Applications are accepted through the end of the month, and companies will be notified of their award status in March. Winning companies are recognized in print, via Die Casting Engineer magazine and LINKS magazine. The Safety Awards will be presented during NADCA’s Die Casting Congress & Tabletop, September 16-18, 2013, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY.

To learn more about the Safety Award criteria and entry form, please visit:

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