Industry News for Factory and Process Automation 

China's RFID market will reach $4.3 billion by 2025
May 21, 2015

China's RFID market will reach $4.3 billion by 2025

Already in 2015 China had 85% of the global manufacture capacity of RFID tags, with over 150 RFID companies operating in the country.

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May 21, 2015

ISA International Instrumentation Symposium report

The 61st Annual ISA International Instrumentation Symposium was held May 12 at the Westin Hotel in Huntsville, Alabama

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May 21, 2015

Flowserve to supply pumps to Peruvian Refinery

Flowserve received orders totaling approximately $18 million for pumping systems for the Petroperú Talara refinery in Piura, Peru.

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Process Automation, Valves & Pumps, Oil & Gas
May 21, 2015

MESA Releases KPI Markup Language

KPI-ML will help manufacturing companies implement the ISO 22400 standard thereby increasing the flow of key performance indicators within a business.

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Market Expected to Reach US$ 10.52 Bn by 2022
May 21, 2015

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Market Expected to Reach US$ 10.52 Bn by 2022

Benefits such as greater flexibility, faster recovery, cost effective, automated and simpler to test are some key factors driving the growth of global DRaaS market.

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Will eddy current sensors replace thermocouples?
May 20, 2015

Will eddy current sensors replace thermocouples?

The patent-pending inductive technique has already been used over temperature ranges of several hundred degrees Celsius with a accuracy of 1°C and could replace existing contact methods such as thermocouples and infrared.

ABB to build robots in U.S.
May 20, 2015

ABB to build robots in U.S.

ABB opened a new robotics plant at its facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

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May 19, 2015

ADLINK signs LCR Embedded Systems as Value-added Reseller

LCR will use ADLINK products in its line of fully integrated embedded computing systems.

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MCAA Publishes Annual Market Forecast
May 19, 2015

MCAA Publishes Annual Market Forecast

MCAA predicts a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 4.3 percent for the Process Instrumentation and Automation market.

Moxa UC-8100 Certified for Verizon Wireless Networks
May 19, 2015

Moxa UC-8100 Certified for Verizon Wireless Networks

UC-8100 embedded computing platform is now certified to operate on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network.

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Innovasic announces TILE In-Line Security
May 19, 2015

Innovasic announces TILE In-Line Security

Transparent In-Line Encryption (TILE) provides security at the industrial field device level.

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Cyber Security, Industrial Networks, EtherNet/IP
May 18, 2015

Cloud Security Market Expected to Reach US$ 11.84 Bn by 2022 Globally

The global cloud security market was worth US$ 4.50 Bn in 2014 and is expected to reach US$ 11.84 Bn by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 12.8% from 2015 to 2022

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May 14, 2015

Kooltronic updates enclosure air conditioning sizing software

Web software has been expanded to include air conditioners, heat exchangers, fans and blowers in a single user-friendly program.

May 14, 2015

ISA Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)-Fugitive Emissions Symposium

Reflecting the EPA’s Next Generation Compliance initiative, the symposium, to be held 19 May through 21 May in New Orleans, will outline the direction and recommendations needed to follow best practices

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May 14, 2015

CSIA Conference report

Over 500 people attended the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) Executive Conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., which was held April 29 – May 2, 2015

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Parker’s GVM Electric Motor goes motorcycle racing
May 13, 2015

Parker’s GVM Electric Motor goes motorcycle racing

Parker Hannifin is sponsoring Victory Motorcycles as they compete in the 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero Challenge on June 10.

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Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots
May 13, 2015

Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots

Universal Robots is a supplier of collaborative robots that work side by side with production workers.

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AutomationDirect adds Circuit Breakers
May 12, 2015

AutomationDirect adds Circuit Breakers

AutomationDirect now carries the Eaton FAZ series breaker family.

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Westermo updates free WeConfig configuration tool
May 12, 2015

Westermo updates free WeConfig configuration tool

Enhancements in WeConfig 1.2 enable time consuming and complex configuration of large networks to be implemented reliably in just minutes.

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AbraxSys Begins Migration to Single ITO Projected Capacitive Touch Technology
May 11, 2015

AbraxSys Begins Migration to Single ITO Projected Capacitive Touch Technology

This SITO technology offers a sensitive, accurate and fast touch response. It can be easily customized to work with a device’s unique bezel and electronic requirements.

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