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September 2003

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

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October 01, 2003

Ingenious Introduces ProPlan

ProPlan is a production planning process simulator. The product is an extremely powerful, yet user-friendly application that facilitates the optimization and planning of plant operations. An economic analysis together with flexible planning of products and or capacities may be conducted for the complete plant. The [...]

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October 01, 2003

Ingenious, Inc And Chemstations, Inc Have Announced Engineering Software Suites Under The Name of PLANTIMPACT.

Chemstations, Inc. and Ingenious, Inc. have announced a strategic global alliance to jointly promote their engineering software suites under the name of PLANTIMPACT. PLANTIMPACT (Plant Integrated Modeling, Planning, Analysis and Computing Tools) will allow companies to implement an integrated suite of industry recognized [...]

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September 30, 2003

ODVA Announces that General Motors has Standardizes on EtherNet/IP Network

Suppliers have until Jan. 1, 2007 to support the standard Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 1, 2003 - ODVA today announced that General Motors Corp. (GM), the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, has standardized on EtherNet/IP for its vehicle manufacturing operations. The EtherNet/IP network will provide real-time communication [...]

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September 30, 2003

Chinese Metallic Welding Industry Powers Forward As International Investment Is Increasingly Attracted By End Market Potential

Despite pressures on a global level, the Chinese metallic welding industry has continued to stage a strong advance with the market having weathered potential setbacks such as SARS and the slowdown in both the Japanese and US economies. With the progressive liberalisation of China's trading policies, the general [...]

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Foxboro Introduces Two New Controllers For I/A Series Automation System

Foxboro Introduces Two New Controllers For I/A Series Automation System

New high-performance controllers for rack room and field-mounting, respectively, offer GPS time synchronization for SOE and TDA time stamping with up to one millisecond accuracy FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS – September 29, 2003 – Foxboro Automation Systems, a unit of Invensys, has introduced two new [...]

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September 29, 2003

Northwire Announces On-demand Availability for EnduroFLEX III® 300V and 600V Retractile Power Cordage

Osceola, WI – September 26, 2003–Northwire Inc. has announced enhanced "on-demand" availability for EnduroFLEX III® 300V and 600V retractile power cordage. Through the NorthwireDirect stocking program, customers now have access to same day shipping on the industry's broadest range of severe duty retractile [...]

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March 17, 2010

Delphi and Cadpo Announce Training Program for Delphi's Breakthrough CAD/CAM Methodologies

TROY, Mich. and WESTMINSTER, Colo. – Sept. 29, 2003 – Delphi Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Delphi Corp. (NYSE: DPH), has selected Cadpo to provide a certified training program for its patented* CAD/CAM methodologies. Delphi has commercialized its internally developed design and manufacturing methodologies: [...]

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March 17, 2010

Delphi Redefines CAD/CAM Design For Manufacturers

Patented and proven methodologies eliminate design change redundancies throughout the entire design and production cycle TROY, Mich. – Sept. 29, 2003 – Delphi Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Delphi Corp. (NYSE: DPH), today announced the commercial availability of two new structured CAD/CAM methodologies [...]

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Bernecker + Rainer Introduces Additional Analog Channels for IP67 I/O Modules
September 29, 2003

Bernecker + Rainer Introduces Additional Analog Channels for IP67 I/O Modules

The number of analog inputs and outputs has been increased on the B&R X67 I/O System. Four new modules expand the current product spectrum. These new modules are high-speed, easy to service, and seamlessly integrated into an existing programming tool – all valuable advantages for the user. An output module with 4 x 0 [...]

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Bernecker + Rainer Introduces One Power Panel for Complete Automation Solutions
September 29, 2003

Bernecker + Rainer Introduces One Power Panel for Complete Automation Solutions

With the PP15, B&R now offers an additional panel with integrated I/O points for control, positioning, and visualization tasks. This new device is distinguished by a compact design which can still guarantee full functionality for a wide variety of uses Protected by IP65 protection on the front side, the display is [...]

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 Bernecker + Rainer Introduces Visualization and Control at the Touch of a Button
September 29, 2003

Bernecker + Rainer Introduces Visualization and Control at the Touch of a Button

B&R visualization devices with integrated controllers have been expanded to include many new types of keypad devices The first device in this new keypad series is the PP251 with a QVGA color display. As is always the case, individuality plays a huge role for these B&R devices. Customer-specific function keys can be [...]

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 Bernecker + Rainer Introduces All-Purpose Connection For The X67 I/O System
September 29, 2003

Bernecker + Rainer Introduces All-Purpose Connection For The X67 I/O System

Profibus DP and CANopen bus controllers make the world of open fieldbus systems accessible to the B&R X67 I/O System. This allows IP67 modules to be used in the entire automation project independently of the controller Connecting the modular X67 system anywhere using device master files for Profibus DP or EDS files [...]

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Bernecker + Rainer Introduces New Functions in Automation Studio™ Programming Tool

Bernecker + Rainer Introduces New Functions in Automation Studio™ Programming Tool

The range of functions in B&R's programming and development tool, Automation Studio™, has been expanded once again These updates affect the system configurator which also supports additional remote I/O modules (ETHERNET Powerlink™, X2X Link). In addition, control data, configuration parameters, and similar [...]

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Hoffer Insertion Flowmeters Used For Leak Detection In Pipelines
September 29, 2003

Hoffer Insertion Flowmeters Used For Leak Detection In Pipelines

Hoffer Flow Controls supplies many "insertion" turbine flowmeters to the petroleum pipeline industry. These flowmeters are used in leak detection flow applications to check the integrity of the pipeline. This in turn prevents loss of product and, as a result, saves money and also prevents pollution to the environment. [...]

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September 29, 2003

ICS Triplex Acquires New Technology

ICS Triplex, the leading high availability, high reliability, and high performance automation technology provider, acquired on September 15th 2003 the Turbo Machinery and Compressor Control (“TMC”) related technology, assets, and business of Micon Systems LLC of Houston Texas. This acquisition is another [...]

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Ircon Adds Optional Digital Panel Meter To Modline 5 Thermometer Capability
September 29, 2003

Ircon Adds Optional Digital Panel Meter To Modline 5 Thermometer Capability

Back in June Ircon released the new Modline 5 Infrared thermometer. One of the popular options for the Modline 5 is the Digital Panel Meter (DPM). The DPM is more then just a simple panel meter, but a complete remote setup and diagnostics tool for the Modline 5. The DPM provides remote communication to the Modline 5 via [...]

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Danfoss Drives SyncPos Option Helps Provide Servo-Like Performance at Half the Cost
September 29, 2003

Danfoss Drives SyncPos Option Helps Provide Servo-Like Performance at Half the Cost

LOVES PARK, IL -- Danfoss Drives VLT® 5000 FLUX Series drives are now available with an optional SyncPos control card for additional positioning and synchronizing control. The SyncPos control card is programmable to suit specific application requirements, greatly enhancing drive operation without requiring extra [...]

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Danaher Motion Introduces Kollmorgen S200 Series Brushless Servo Drives
September 29, 2003

Danaher Motion Introduces Kollmorgen S200 Series Brushless Servo Drives

Industry leading performance in a small package Radford, VA –Danaher Motion introduces Kollmorgen S200 series brushless servo drives. Kollmorgen S200 series servo drives are the first all digital industrial drives with a velocity loop bandwidth up to 800 Hz, which provides increased system throughput and [...]

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Stegmann Inc. Introduces The New CoreTech CA6 Series Single-Turn Absolute Encoder
March 17, 2010

Stegmann Inc. Introduces The New CoreTech CA6 Series Single-Turn Absolute Encoder

60 mm Absolute Encoder with Any Resolution Ships in 3 Days or Less DAYTON, OH – Stegmann Inc. introduces the new CoreTech CA6 Series Single-Turn Absolute Encoder. Available in any resolution from 2 to 32,768 ppr, the CA6 ships in just 2-3 days without any price adder. Alignment of encoder zero position to the [...]

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Scientific Technologies, Inc. Introduces The MC-S Series Compact Coded Magnetic Safety Interlock Switch
September 29, 2003

Scientific Technologies, Inc. Introduces The MC-S Series Compact Coded Magnetic Safety Interlock Switch

Coded Safety Interlock Switch & Control Unit Satisfy Category 3 Safety Requirements FREMONT, CA – Scientific Technologies, Inc. introduces the MC-S Series compact coded magnetic safety interlock switch. This tamper resistant non-contact safety interlock switch operates with its own control unit, which provides [...]

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