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August 2003

Read about the latest news, products, mergers, and acquisitions in the automation, process control, and instrumentation industries for August 2003.

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Wanner Engineerings' Hydra-Cell D35 Industrial Pumps Now Available With Oil Level Monitor
August 29, 2003

Wanner Engineerings' Hydra-Cell D35 Industrial Pumps Now Available With Oil Level Monitor

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Hydra-Cell D35 Series industrial pumps from Wanner Engineering Inc. are now available with an oil level monitor. The monitor detects dramatic oil level changes in the pump to minimize costly process interruptions and potential pump damage. This is of particular interest for remote or critical [...]

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Danfoss Dynamic Flux Drives Now Provide 500HP Operation
August 29, 2003

Danfoss Dynamic Flux Drives Now Provide 500HP Operation

LOVES PARK, IL -- VLT® 5000 FLUX Series drives from Danfoss Drives now provide up to 500HP of dynamic flux vector control for closed-loop applications. The paramount benefit of these new genuine flux vector drives is the ability to provide cost-effective, direct control of the motor shaft. The result is servo-like [...]

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Scientific Technologies, Inc. Introduces The 14mm Resolution Version Of Its MicroSafe MC4700 Series Safety Light Curtain
August 29, 2003

Scientific Technologies, Inc. Introduces The 14mm Resolution Version Of Its MicroSafe MC4700 Series Safety Light Curtain

New Cost-Effective “Finger-Guarding” Solution from STI FREMONT, CA – Scientific Technologies, Inc. introduces the 14mm resolution version of its MicroSafe MC4700 Series safety light curtain. This new resolution compliments the existing range of detection options (12mm, 20mm and 30mm) for maximum [...]

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Satellite Systems Test Services Now Available from State Rocket Center
August 29, 2003

Satellite Systems Test Services Now Available from State Rocket Center

ROHNERT PARK, CA -- The Makeyev State Rocket Center located in Miass, Russia has partnered with Empire Magnetics Inc. to offer test facilities and services for satellite and missile systems. Facilities include horizontal and vertical hydrodynamic test tunnels for high energy acoustic testing, vibration testing, shock [...]

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ABB Announces New Analyze IT DRS2170 Dynamic Reflux Sampler
August 29, 2003

ABB Announces New Analyze IT DRS2170 Dynamic Reflux Sampler

Lewisburg, WV, August 29, 2003 -- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has developed a new Dynamic Reflux Sampler DRS2170 for the Analyze IT Suite. The simple and reliable Analyze IT DRS2170 solves complex sampling problems (such as hot, particulate laden, corrosive and otherwise nasty samples in a [...]

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Frost & Sullivan Honors Emerson Process Management For Customer Value In Sensors & Process Control
August 29, 2003

Frost & Sullivan Honors Emerson Process Management For Customer Value In Sensors & Process Control

AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 29, 2003) - At the Excellence in Customer Value Enhancement Awards Banquet, Frost & Sullivan named Emerson Process Management as the recipient of the Customer Value Enhancement Award for the Sensors & Process Controls Industries. Frost & Sullivan recognizes not only Emerson Process Management's [...]

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Sena Technologies Introduces Wireless Serial To Ethernet Converter
August 28, 2003

Sena Technologies Introduces Wireless Serial To Ethernet Converter

Sena Technologies introduces the wireless serial to ethernet converter, "HelloDevice Super Series" to manage the RS232/422/485 based serial devices over the network with advanced features such as PCMCIA, flexible host mode, security, event handling, and customization. The HelloDevice Super Series supports TCP/UDP [...]

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August 28, 2003

Matrikon Meets With Industry Leaders To Provide Strategic Insight For Matrikon-delivered Technologies And Solutions

Forum provides the insight that forms Matrikon's strategic direction and confirms the value that Matrikon technology is delivering across a variety of industrial sectors St. Louis, Missouri - August 28, 2003-Matrikon Inc. (TSX: MTK) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the second annual meeting of the [...]

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August 28, 2003

Emerson Wins $10 Million Contract to Automate First 600-megawatt Power Plant in Northwest China

Emerson's PlantWeb Digital Plant Architecture Expected to Increase Generating Efficiency and Reduce Maintenance Costs AUSTIN, TX (Aug. 28, 2003) - Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), announced today that it has won a $10 million contract from Shaanxi HanCheng Second Power Co. Ltd. to install [...]

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August 28, 2003

Siemens Exhibits At ISA 2003

Process Solutions Businesses to showcase the Siemens integrated approach to Process Automation and Control SPRING HOUSE, Pa., Aug. 29, 2003 — Siemens Energy & Automation will exhibit its wide offering of innovative solutions and products for the process industries at the 2003 ISA Show, in the Reliant Center, [...]

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Siemens Energy & Automation Introduces the Next Generation of LOGO!
August 28, 2003

Siemens Energy & Automation Introduces the Next Generation of LOGO!

THE ALL-NEW SIEMENS LOGO! LOGIC MODULE HEIGHTENS OPERATOR ACCESSIBILITY ATLANTA (August 11, 2003) – Siemens Energy & Automation has introduced the next generation of LOGO!, the programmable logic module, combining the time-tested performance of previous models with enhanced operator accessibility and user-friendly [...]

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August 28, 2003

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm Declares 'Michigan Manufacturing Week' September 7 - 13, alongside SME's Midwest Machine Tool Show

DEARBORN, Mich., -August, 2003 - Earlier this week, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm signed a proclamation declaring "Michigan Manufacturing Week" September 7 - 13 to coincide with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' (SME's) Midwest Machine Tool Show at the Novi Expo Center. David Hollister, director, Michigan [...]

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August 28, 2003

SpaceAge Controls Releases Solution Guide for Position Transducers

Gives Displacement Measurement Basics, References, and Product Offerings PALMDALE, CALIFORNIA USA -- A color-illustrated, 8-page solution guide covering displacement measurement fundamentals, reference publications, and displacement sensors (position transducers) is now available at no charge from SpaceAge Control. The [...]

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August 28, 2003

Endress+Hauser Launches New On-line Product Selection Tool

The New APPLICATOR - Product Selection Tool Now available on the Endress+Hauser website - a quick, easy way to find out what instrument and measurement technology is best suited for your industrial measurement application - the new Applicator. You have the ability to input your specific parameters and Applicator will [...]

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Triconex Business Unit Releases New Tristation Developer's Workbench

Version Features Significant Enhancements for Wide Array of Process Industry Applications IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2003 -- Triconex, an operating unit of Invensys plc, today announced the release of a new version of the Tristation(TM) 1131 Developer's Workbench. Tristation 1131 enables engineers to efficiently create [...]

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Ircon Adds New Industrial Thermal Imaging Camera To Product Line-up
August 27, 2003

Ircon Adds New Industrial Thermal Imaging Camera To Product Line-up

Long considered a market leader in non-contact temperature measurement, Ircon’s offering of industrial thermal imaging products has recently expanded to include the Maxline 2 Thermal Imaging Camera. Most users of thermal imaging cameras have become familiar with these products as variations of consumer [...]

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FKI Logistex Cleco Systems Introduces Free-Roaming Maestro Aisle Crane
August 27, 2003

FKI Logistex Cleco Systems Introduces Free-Roaming Maestro Aisle Crane

Automated storage retrieval crane offers flexibility and mobility for warehouse and distribution center operations (Marietta, GA: August 27, 2003) FKI Logistex® (LSE: FKI.L) Cleco Systems, a leader in automated storage and retrieval systems and an FKI Logistex member company, introduces the Maestro free-roaming [...]

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August 27, 2003

Baucom Scores another top 10 at Road America, Focuses on Denver

With 3 new partners involved and guests in the stands, John Baucom piloted his #86 MAP Quality Engineering/Bullydog Technologies Jaguar XK-R to another solid top 10 performance. John's strategy paid dividends as he climbed from 10th on the grid to finish 7th. "I knew that tires could be an issue today, and that we had to [...]

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August 27, 2003

Former Mars Pathfinder Leader Delivers Keynote at NIWeek 2003

NEWS RELEASE -- NIWeek, Aug. 15, 2003 -- Brian Muirhead, former project manager of the Mars Pathfinder mission and current chief engineer of the Mars Science Laboratory, delivered today's keynote address at National Instruments NIWeek 2003, the world's leading conference on virtual instrumentation. He shared his knowledge, [...]

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August 27, 2003

National Instruments Hosts Technical Conferences in 61 Cities Worldwide

NIDays 2003-2004 Worldwide Conference on Virtual Instrumentation Spans 39 Countries NEWS RELEASE -- Aug. 19, 2003 -- National Instruments today announced plans for the NIDays 2003-2004 worldwide conference on virtual instrumentation, the company's annual series of technical conferences reaching 39 countries and 61 cities [...]

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