Mitsubishi Electric holds workforce development program in Houston

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As part of the company’s Workforce Development Program, it aims to bring its equipment to schools, technical colleges, and non-profit organizations, and provide skills in programming, service, maintenance and operations. Mitsubishi Electric Automation granted a CNC Specialist Certification to those who successfully completed the program, which was offered during the week of August 26-30th.

Schneider Electric announces investment in SE Ventures global investment fund

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SEV has invested in category leaders such as AutoGrid, Claroty, Element Analytics, and Sense. They recently closed on investments with Titan AES, a novel Li-ion battery management system, and Synapticon, a motion control platform for industrial robots, and anticipate investing in 10 or more new startups annually.

Valcor releases white paper on surge pressure mitigation devices

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This paper presents a trade study that compares four devices: an orifice, a venturi, a flow fuse, and a flow fuse with a dashpot (slow closing).

ISA publishes guidelines for optimizing HMI usability and performance

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The International Society of Automation's first American National Standard on HMI, ANSI/ISA-101.01-2015, Human Machine Interfaces for Process Automation Systems, covers the philosophy, design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of HMIs for process automation systems.

ProComSol announces creation of ProComSol Instrumentation Scholarship Program

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Interested candidates should visit https://www.procomsol.com/scholarship_application which has the requirements and the application form. The deadline for submission is November 1, 2019 with the award announced on December 1, 2019.

ABB announces Björn Rosengren as Chief Executive Officer

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He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020. At that time Peter Voser will revert to his position at ABB solely as Chairman of the Board.

Finding HMI Performance for the Long Run

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By Linda Htay, IDEC Corporation While it is true that an HMI needs the right technical capabilities, it is equally important for designers to examine how robust an HMI will be over the long run. This article looks at some of the quality, durability and environmental features designers should place high on their requirements list.

Rotork actuators to help South Korean fuel cell power plant enhance flow control

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More than 90 CVL linear electric actuators and 184 ExMax quarter-turn electric actuators are to be installed on US fuel cell technology company Doosan Fuel Cell’s project at a Hanhwa Total Co. Ltd plant in Daesan.

OSI to help Alliant Energy enhance distribution management

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This project expands the distribution management capabilities of the OSI platform to create an grid management system facilitating distribution operations and system reliability.

Mitsubishi Electric announces investment in Akribis Systems

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Mitsubishi Electric, through its investment in Akribis, which has a high share of the global market for linear servo motors and linear stages, aims to accelerate its advancement of e-F@ctory and strengthen its total industrial automation solutions by combining its own servo systems and other industrial automation products with Akribis' product lineup and customization abilities.