Helpful Links

VarTech Systems Resources

Organizations

gsa.gov – U.S. General Services Administration
gsaadvantage.gov – GSA Advantage provides the most convenient one-stop shopping source to meet all your procurement needs.
fbo.gov – FedBizOpps.gov is the single government point-of-entry (GPE) for Federal government procurement opportunities
vesa.org – VESA supports and sets industry-wide interface standards for the PC, workstation, and consumer electronics industries.
sid.org – Society for Information Display
acs.orgAmerican Chemical Society – the ACS is the professional society for chemist and chemical engineers.
isa.orgInstrumentation Society of America – the ISA is the worldwide society for measurement and control
ispe.orgInternational Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering – the ISPE is a global society for healthcare technology professionals.
nema.orgNational Electrical Manufacturer’s Association – NEMA publishes standards for electrical equipment and installations.
nfpa.orgNational Fire Protection Association – “Reducing the frequency of fires through standards, research, and public education.” Publishes many standards for electrical use and installation, including the National Electrical Code
sae.orgSociety of Automotive Engineers – The SAE is the organization for engineers involved in the manufacture of vehicles of all kinds, as well as those who supply the transportation industry.

Technical & Trade Journals

adhesivesandsealants.comAdhesives and Sealants.com – information, news, and resources professionals in the thermoplastics industry. A VerticalNet community.
cen.acs.orgChemical & Engineering News – chemical manufacturing and research news for industrial chemists and chemical researchers. A publication of the ACS.
chemicalonline.comChemical Online – information, news, and resources for professionals in the chemical processing industry. A VerticalNet community.
chemicalprocessing.comChemical Processing – publication devoted to process control and automation in chemical manufacturing. A Putman publication.
controleng.comControl Engineering – news, information, and resources for engineers involved in process control and development of equipment for process automation. A Cahners publication.
controlglobal.comControl Magazine – news and information for those involved in any aspect of process control for industry. A Putman publication.
designnews.comDesign News – information, resources, and news for engineers involved in design of all products, both consumer and industrial. A Cahners publication.
hydrocarbononline.comHydrocarbon Online – information, news, and resources for professionals in the petrochemical and hydrocarbon industry. A VerticalNet community.
maintenanceworld.comMaintenanceworld – an article source for maintenance management and equipment reliability professionals.
newequipment.comNew Equipment Digest – information and news on new products released for industry. A Penton Media publication.
oilandgasonline.comOil and Gas Online – information, news, and resources for professionals in the oil and gas industry. A VerticalNet community.
pharmaceuticalonline.comPharmaceutical Online – information, news, and resources for professionals in the pharmaceuticals manufacturing industry. A VerticalNet community.
plantautomation.comPlant Automation – information, news, and resources for professionals involved in any manufacturing industry using automation. A VerticalNet community.
processingmagazine.comProcessing Magazine – information, news and products for those involved in any aspect of processing for manufacturing and distribution. A Putman publication.
semiconductoronline.comSemiconductor Online – information, news, and resources for professionals in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. A VerticalNet community.

Companies

imgpresents.comIMG On-Screen Virtual Keyboards – offering on-screen keyboards, joystick to mouse, and pointing device utilities

Reference & Information Sites

acronymfinder.comAcronym Finder – the acronym finder has a list of over 100,000 acronyms, including military acronyms, in its searchable database.
assist.dla.milDODSSP Assist Quick Search – The Department of Defense’s Assist! contains the full text of over 100,000 DOD specifications and standards. Best of all, it’s free.
convertit.comEntisoft Units Online – not only does this convertor recognize more units that you can shake an engineer at, but it also suggests other units that are related and can be readily converted.
uspto.govU.S. Patent and Trademark Office – fully searchable online database of registered U.S. trademarks.
merriam-webster.comMerriam-Webster Dictionary – a free, full service, online dictionary.
dictionaries.travlang.comTravlang Translating Dictionary – a comprehensive set of online foreign-language translations dictionaries.
vartechsystems.comVarTech Products Showcase – visual listing of our top product lines