Issue: 8/01

The 125,000-member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME International) will convene its largest annual conference in New York City Nov. 11-16 at the New York Hilton and Sheraton New York hotels. The theme of the conference is "Progress Through Partnerships: Team Approaches for Today's Economy." For registration information, contact (800) THE ASME (843-2763) or e-mail

The association also announced the release of its revised Boiler and Pressure Vessel code. ASME updates the code every three years to reflect advancements in boiler and pressure vessel design, materials and applications. Order forms for the 2001 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes are available online at or by calling (800) THE-ASME (843-2763).