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The Certification Committee of the Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) has been laser-locked on its target to deliver its first Level Two Certification, a device-specific performance assessment for users of portable coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). Those efforts will come to fruition at this year’s 30th annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC), held July 21–25, 2014, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in North Charleston, South Carolina.

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Location, location, location! Last month, a diverse assortment of metrologists, scientists, engineers, quality control specialists, manufacturers, educators, and students streamed into the 2013 Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC). This annual event was staged at the beautiful Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in downtown San Diego. I must report the weather and the venue were sublime for the 29th gathering of the Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS).

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(Coordinate Metrology Society: San Diego) -- The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) recently announced the Library of Congress has issued ISSN numbers for the print and online versions of The Journal of the CMSC. ISSN 2328-6067 has been assigned to the print version of The Journal of the CMSC, and ISSN 2328-6075 is the identification number for the online version. The unique numbers will be prominently displayed on all future issues.

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During this week’s World Metrology Day festivities, it is fitting to highlight the Coordinate Metrology Society’s longstanding dedication to education and the advancement of the field of 3D portable metrology. Each year, their Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference is held in a different city in the United States. This year, the Society will open their doors for a special Career Fair on Thursday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Exhibition Hall at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, in San Diego.

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Two major acquisitions were announced in early January 2013, and it is not surprising that both companies were software developers and long-time players in the industrial measurement sector.

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Overlapping personal passion with technical expertise can often spawn a successful business. Chris Kelley, president of California Cycleworks, exemplifies the small business owner who envisioned opportunity and took a leap of faith.

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The CMS Certification Committee broke new ground this year during the Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference in July 2012. Attendees, both experts and novices, were encouraged to test their general knowledge of portable 3D metrology and contribute to the success of the first, level-one personnel certification in portable 3D metrology in the industry.

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At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, the highlight of its Egyptian galleries is an elaborate and complete funerary assemblage from the tomb of a 2,300-year-old noblewoman named Meret-it-es. The initial room layout of the Egyptian galleries revealed the space would be optimized if the coffin was displayed in an upright position, as opposed to a horizontal position. The 2,300-year-old coffin is made out of wood and has several layers of paint on its surface.

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SolarReserve’s first-generation solar power plant is a welcome sign of green progress. Once the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project is completed in 2013, it will generate roughly 480,000 megawatt hours per year of clean, renewable electricity to power 75,000 homes during peak electricity periods.