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Siemens announces acquisition of COMSA Computer und Software GmbH
December 04, 2018

Siemens announces acquisition of COMSA Computer und Software GmbH

The COMSA team and technology will join the Mentor business, part of Siemens PLM Software, where it will add key harness engineering and design data analytics capabilities to the Siemens product range.

AVL and Comau partner to deliver solutions for the electric vehicles market
November 21, 2018

AVL and Comau partner to deliver solutions for the electric vehicles market

The agreement will ensure customers have access to standard solutions on a global scale, backed by a local presence. The initial focus of the partnership will be on assembly systems and end-of-line testing for automotive batteries.

Harpak-ULMA joins Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program as OEM Machine Builder
November 12, 2018

Harpak-ULMA joins Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program as OEM Machine Builder

As a member of the PartnerNetwork, Harpak-ULMA is teaming with Rockwell Automation to facilitate the development of smart, connected packaging solutions.

Phoenix Contact launches yearlong STEM curriculum for Harrisburg School District
November 01, 2018

Phoenix Contact launches yearlong STEM curriculum for Harrisburg School District

Approximately 100 students visited Phoenix Contact’s U.S. headquarters in Middletown, Pa., on Monday, October 29, to kick off the second annual “Think BIG!” program. The partnership with Harrisburg School District is a yearlong curriculum designed to get elementary-age students excited about STEM careers.

HARTING announces expansion to North American headquarters in Illinois
October 30, 2018

HARTING announces expansion to North American headquarters in Illinois

The investment will include the addition of a lab and showroom to the on-site warehouse and distribution center as well as increasing capabilities for injection molding and die-casting processes. The project is slated to create at least 50 new jobs.

HARTING announces support for CADENAS-Zuken interface
October 29, 2018

HARTING announces support for CADENAS-Zuken interface

HARTING is the first component vendor to actively support the CADENAS-Zuken interface, providing component information for ECAD applications to customers.

Bentley announces winners of 'Year in Infrastructure 2018' Awards
October 23, 2018

Bentley announces winners of 'Year in Infrastructure 2018' Awards

The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley users advancing design, construction, and operations of infrastructure throughout the world.

Atos and Bentley Systems announce strategic partnership
October 16, 2018

Atos and Bentley Systems announce strategic partnership

The companies intend to offer a solution to create and operate digital twins on behalf of industry and infrastructure asset owners.

Jenoptik appoints Robin Swain as Sr. Director of the Silicon Valley Application Center
October 04, 2018

Jenoptik appoints Robin Swain as Sr. Director of the Silicon Valley Application Center

He will be responsible for developing and executing new business strategies to accelerate Jenoptik’s growth as well as head up the Applications Center in Fremont, California, which serves our West Coast customers’ unique engineering, and product development needs.

HARTING and itelligence AG announce technology partnership
September 13, 2018

HARTING and itelligence AG announce technology partnership

Both companies are to develop an integrated RFID tracking and weighing solution for monitoring containers in Production on the basis of the HARTING MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture) Edge Computer.

EOS and Siemens partner to integrate EOS M 300 series
September 12, 2018

EOS and Siemens partner to integrate EOS M 300 series

EOS expands its portfolio of systems for metal additive manufacturing with the EOS M 300 series. The solution is an automation-ready, future-proof platform that is configurable, scalable, and secure. For this, EOS also trusts in control and drive components from the Siemens Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) portfolio.

Siemens and Bentley announce extension of strategic alliance
August 27, 2018

Siemens and Bentley announce extension of strategic alliance

The two companies have decided to extend their existing agreement, to further develop their joint business cooperation and commercial initiatives.

Okuma America announces addition of OPEN MIND Technologies to Partners in THINC
August 27, 2018

Okuma America announces addition of OPEN MIND Technologies to Partners in THINC

Okuma and OPEN MIND will collaborate on 4 and 5-axis projects using multi-function mill-turn and hybrid technology on Okuma machine tools.

Qt Company announces software development partnership with Toradex
August 20, 2018

Qt Company announces software development partnership with Toradex

Through this partnership, The Qt Company and Toradex have committed to providing their customers with experience and support, when choosing the software and hardware to use with their next project.

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Moxa's SDS-3008 Smart Ethernet Switch earns Red Dot Award for Product Design
August 15, 2018

Moxa's SDS-3008 Smart Ethernet Switch earns Red Dot Award for Product Design

This year, Moxa competed with over 6,300 entries produced by designers and manufacturers from 59 countries. A jury of 40 experts assessed the submissions based on criteria such as degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics, longevity and ecological compatibility.

Quantum Design to break ground on new Illinois headquarters
July 19, 2018

Quantum Design to break ground on new Illinois headquarters

Currently working out of 4 different locations in Loves Park, Rockford and South Beloit, Quantum Design recognized that a move was necessary in order to become more efficient and keep up with the current growth. However, retaining existing employees was equally important

Bentley Systems announces acquisition of Synchro Software
June 21, 2018

Bentley Systems announces acquisition of Synchro Software

The acquisition is designed to broaden Bentley’s ProjectWise construction offerings—which includes ConstructSim, a 4D construction modeling in project delivery of industrial plants.

Hexagon AB announces acquisition of SPRING Technologies
June 20, 2018

Hexagon AB announces acquisition of SPRING Technologies

The company will operate within Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division as part of the CAD/CAM and production software business currently led by the Vero Software brand.

ZW3D donates CAD/CAM software licenses to Korean university
June 12, 2018

ZW3D donates CAD/CAM software licenses to Korean university

Students will work to master 3D modeling skills. Moreover, CAM functions like 2-axis turning & 2-5-axis hole milling and mold functions like part library & non-solid mold parting, are all at their disposal to turn ideas into reality.

TT Electronics announces acquisition of Precision
June 05, 2018

TT Electronics announces acquisition of Precision

TT will provide Precision with customer and market access in Europe and Asia, supported by a global Field Application Engineering team and distribution network. TT’s operating footprint will provide manufacturing and supply chain capabilities in Asia to support customers in region.

Siemens recognizes INDEX Group for simulation software
May 21, 2018

Siemens recognizes INDEX Group for simulation software

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Jürgen Köhler, Division Head of Digital Factory Germany, visited the INDEX Open House with a delegation to present the Siemens Award in the form of a glass cube with the hologram of a “Virtual Machine”.

Technology and Innovation Platform highlights innovation at HANNOVER MESSE 2018
May 04, 2018

Technology and Innovation Platform highlights innovation at HANNOVER MESSE 2018

The TIP’s corner included several bodies that are concerned with the development of the innovation system, these were: The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp), the United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi Police, private sector companies, individuals and students.

CENIT announces strategic partnership with DELTA Management Beratung
April 27, 2018

CENIT announces strategic partnership with DELTA Management Beratung

By dovetailing their solutions expertise, the PLM specialists plan to focus on the market in the Digital Twin sphere. They also intend to build real time data integration capabilities to drive company-level digital transformation in manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

Phoenix Contact and Wibu-Systems partner to integrate flagship technologies
April 11, 2018

Phoenix Contact and Wibu-Systems partner to integrate flagship technologies

CodeMeter, a solution for protection, licensing, and security, has been selected by Phoenix Contact as the technology to streamline license and entitlement management of their PLCnext control system solution.

Siemens announces acquisition of Agilion GmbH
April 05, 2018

Siemens announces acquisition of Agilion GmbH

Agilion is a supplier of industrial Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) focusing on applications in production, logistics and maintenance. The company is recognized as a pioneer in the field of RTLS in the Ultra Wide Band (UWB) frequency spectrum.

AVEVA announces winners of university R&D Project
March 27, 2018

AVEVA announces winners of university R&D Project

Awards will be granted to TU Dortmund and West Virginia Universities to fund research programs tied to engineering design and simulation. Winners were selected from 20 submittals. Funds will be used for research that provides proof of concepts, demonstrations of feasibility and related activities.

Coordinate Metrology Society announces two new Certification Programs in 2018
March 05, 2018

Coordinate Metrology Society announces two new Certification Programs in 2018

The CMS Certification Committee will offer a pilot examination for the industry's first Level-One Certification for coordinate measuring machines (CMM) operators. The Coordinate Metrology Society will also offer a pilot assessment for a CMS Level-Two Certification program for 3D Scanner users during their upcoming conference.

ASHRAE BACnet committee, Project Haystack and the Brick initiative partner to integrate tagging and data modeling into ASHRAE Standard 223P
February 28, 2018

ASHRAE BACnet committee, Project Haystack and the Brick initiative partner to integrate tagging and data modeling into ASHRAE Standard 223P

ASHRAE Standard 223P: "Designation and Classification of Semantic Tags for Building Data” provides a dictionary of semantic tags for descriptive tagging of building data including building automation and control data along with associated systems.

Object Management Group announces three new standards
January 31, 2018

Object Management Group announces three new standards

The Object Management Group (OMG) released three new standards, six requests for proposal, two requests for comments, and elected new board members at its quarterly Technical Meeting in December in Burlingame, CA, USA

igus announces launch of sixth round of vector awards
January 24, 2018

igus announces launch of sixth round of vector awards

Searching for unique, creative, and innovative uses of energy chain cable carriers, three winners will be announced with prizes up to €5000 at the upcoming Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany.

Bentley announces acquisition of S-Cube Futuretech
January 24, 2018

Bentley announces acquisition of S-Cube Futuretech

The addition of S-Cube Futuretech’s applications expands Bentley’s offerings specific to the needs of concrete engineering design and documentation software users in India, South East Asia, and the Middle East.

Siemens announces founding of MindSphere World user organization
January 24, 2018

Siemens announces founding of MindSphere World user organization

Its aim is to expand the global reach of the ecosystem based on MindSphere. The organization is also designed to afford support to its individual members in developing and improving IoT solutions on the MindSphere platform and in tapping new markets in the digital economy.

MonarchFx partners with NFI to create Rapid Deployment MonarchFx Center in California
January 11, 2018

MonarchFx partners with NFI to create Rapid Deployment MonarchFx Center in California

Executives from MonarchFx and NFI came together recently to sign the agreement to begin implementation of the RDMC. The Chino location is the first of five locations around the United States, slated to open within the next six months.

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AspenTech announces acquisition of RtTech Software
January 02, 2018

AspenTech announces acquisition of RtTech Software

The acquisition strengthens AspenTech’s asset optimization strategy by providing cloud and edge processing technology that captures and aggregates critical data from assets throughout the plant and across the enterprise.

Siemens earns Society of Mechanical Engineers award for 3D-printed gas turbine blades
December 14, 2017

Siemens earns Society of Mechanical Engineers award for 3D-printed gas turbine blades

The Mechanical Engineering magazine Emerging Technology Awards is the first in the 137-year history of the Society that Mechanical Engineering magazine has singled out such future-focused technologies for recognition.

Two Schneider Electric facilities earn ISASecure Level Two Security Development Lifecycle Assurance certification
December 05, 2017

Two Schneider Electric facilities earn ISASecure Level Two Security Development Lifecycle Assurance certification

Schneider Electric's Calgary, Alberta and Lake Forest, California process automation product development centers have been certified by exida, a globally recognized ISO 17065 certification body.

BP partners with AspenTech to enhance process operations
November 15, 2017

BP partners with AspenTech to enhance process operations

This global strategic enterprise agreement allows BP to leverage the full range of AspenTech’s solutions, including Aspen PIMS-AO for refinery planning, Aspen Advanced Process Control (APC) solutions and Aspen HYSYS solutions for engineering and optimization.

ASHRAE announces opening of Global Training Center in Dubai
October 23, 2017

ASHRAE announces opening of Global Training Center in Dubai

The focus of the ASHRAE Global Training Center is to make curricula-based training conveniently available on a regular schedule. The training offered in the center is customized and scalable based upon climate, culture, suppliers, energy sources, prices, codes and construction practices.

QA Graphics helps provide 2D floor plan graphics for Centennial Controls
September 12, 2017

QA Graphics helps provide 2D floor plan graphics for Centennial Controls

Centennial Controls looked to QA Graphics to develop 2D floor plan graphics with and without ductwork. This allows them to map room temperatures, alarms, CO2, or humidity measurements for example.

Sciaky partners with Siemens to incorporate PLM software to EBAM additive manufacturing solution
August 21, 2017

Sciaky partners with Siemens to incorporate PLM software to EBAM additive manufacturing solution

Siemens PLM Software is a provider of software solutions to drive the digital transformation of industry, creating new opportunities for manufacturers to realize innovation.