Industry News for Factory and Process Automation 

Michael Richart promoted to  President and CEO of ESE
August 31, 2015

Michael Richart promoted to President and CEO of ESE

Richart was ESE Director of Business Operations. Tom Walther, who was president, will be Chief Innovation Officer.

August 31, 2015

Harting adds Profinet to all products

All existing and new products for Ethernet applications from Harting conform with the requirements for the use of PROFINET.

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August 31, 2015

ITTIA adds Freescale Kinetis to DB SQL database software

The small-footprint DB SQL storage engine is well-matched for applications built on the Freescale Kinetis processor portfolio.

MESA announces First 'MESA-Recognized Business'
August 31, 2015

MESA announces First 'MESA-Recognized Business'

ATS Global in Haarlem, The Netherlands becomes first business to meet program's recognition standards

Circuit Breakers and Fuses Market growing
August 31, 2015

Circuit Breakers and Fuses Market growing

The global circuit breakers and fuses market will stand at US$31.11 billion by the end of 2021. This translates to a 6% CAGR between 2015 and 2021.

Harting celebrates 70th anniversary
August 28, 2015

Harting celebrates 70th anniversary

On September 1, 1945, Wilhelm and Marie Harting launched the company “Wilhelm Harting Mechanische Werkstätten“ in a 100 square meter hall of a repair workshop in Minden.

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August 28, 2015

Progea signs Automation Supply as distributor

Automation Supply will cover Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Nevada and the Country of Mexico.

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August 28, 2015

TASI Acquires SignalFire Telemetry

SignalFire designs and manufactures specialized wireless mesh networking systems for uses in challenging and hazardous locations.

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Hydraulic Thermoplastic Hose and Couplings Market growing
August 28, 2015

Hydraulic Thermoplastic Hose and Couplings Market growing

The Hydraulic Thermoplastic Hose and Couplings Market was valued at US$ 504.5 Mn in 2012, and is expected to reach US$ 747.2 Mn by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2014 to 2022.

Emerson to control Catalina Island's power microgrid
August 27, 2015

Emerson to control Catalina Island's power microgrid

Emerson's Ovation control system will manage six diesel generators, 23 microturbines and a battery storage system, as well as the island's LPG plant and water treatment and desalination facilities.

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Welding Robotics Market to experience high growth rates by 2015 - 2021
August 27, 2015

Welding Robotics Market to experience high growth rates by 2015 - 2021

Immense opportunities in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and increasing demand for customized robotic solutions have made welding robotics market lucrative in recent years.

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August 26, 2015

2015 ISA WWAC Symposium report

The 2015 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium drew 187 attendees, 35 expert speakers and 35 exhibitors to Orlando, Florida.

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 HSI Limit Switches Earn UL 1203 Certification
August 26, 2015

HSI Limit Switches Earn UL 1203 Certification

Spot On switches are UL 1203 certified, which means they are explosion proof, dust ignition proof, and certified for all hazardous locations.

August 25, 2015

ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium

The 2015 ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium will be held 9-12 November in Houston, Texas, USA.

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Helukabel publishes aluminum cable catalog
August 25, 2015

Helukabel publishes aluminum cable catalog

The catalog discusses the advantages and special characteristics related to the use of aluminum cables, and provides important facts that might facilitate a switch.

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Alpha Wire obtains UL approvals for Xtra-Guard 1 Cables
August 25, 2015

Alpha Wire obtains UL approvals for Xtra-Guard 1 Cables

UL SUN RES and 60C OIL RES/ UL OIL RES 1 approvals cover oil and UV resistance.

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August 25, 2015

Big Data to change maintenance

Big Data will make service strategies shift from corrective to preventive and predictive maintenance services over the next five years.

August 25, 2015

Passive Optical LAN Market is Expected to Reach $3.88 billion in 2020

The global passive optical LAN (POL) market was valued at $9.89 billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 19.2% from 2014 to 2020 and is estimated to reach $33.88 billion in 2020.

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August 25, 2015

Modernization of Infrastructure to Drive Large Power Transformers Market

Easy availability of technologically improved products and increasing use of electricity in agriculture, industrial production, and domestic use is primarily driving the large power transformers market.

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