Thomson Reuters Serves Engineering Community with Techstreet's New Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 

Eagan, MN, USA, Aug. 2, 2010 - Techstreet (, part of the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters, announced today its plan to release Techstreet ASME BPVC Plus, a new electronic version of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, one of the worldis most widely-used safety codes. The new offering includes single-user, online access to PDF files through Techstreet Subscriptions, in addition to the 2010 printed loose-leaf edition. 

"Our partnership with Thomson Reuters enables ASME to offer new and innovative information solutions to better meet the needs of the global engineering community, like the Techstreet ASME BPVC Plus," said Michael Merker, director of operations at ASME. "We continually seek more efficient ways to expand distribution and delivery of this life-saving safety code, which has been part of our mission since 1914." 

The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code is used in more than 100 countries and has been adopted by all 50 U.S. states. It is on a three-year revision cycle; the 2010 edition is scheduled for release in July. 

"Our goal is to provide engineers and other professionals with the information they need in a convenient, quick format." said Todd Fegan, vice president of operations at Techstreet. "Techstreet ASME BPVC Plus is another example of how Thomson Reuters serves the engineering community with value-added information services and timely alerts of critical new releases." 

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