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The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) announced Eaton's Molly Murphy as 2019 Women in Industry Trailblazer Award recipient
July 16, 2019

The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) announced Eaton's Molly Murphy as 2019 Women in Industry Trailblazer Award recipient

The award honors Murphy for her outstanding and dedicated service to NAED, the Women in Industry group, and the electrical distribution industry at large. Murphy has contributed greatly to the group throughout her career by mentoring many women and presenting at NAED events.

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ASM Assembly Systems announces partnership with Delphi Technologies to advance integrated smart factory solutions
July 15, 2019

ASM Assembly Systems announces partnership with Delphi Technologies to advance integrated smart factory solutions

ASM, one of the electronics industry’s digital transformation partners, will take the lead by supplying production line and factory solutions with open protocols as well as solutions for total data and process integration to electronics manufacturers worldwide on all levels of their manufacturing operations.

The SEMI Smart Manufacturing Initiative releases semiconductor industry’s Benchmark Survey
July 01, 2019

The SEMI Smart Manufacturing Initiative releases semiconductor industry’s Benchmark Survey

The survey was created by subject matter experts from the Americas Chapter of the SEMI Smart Manufacturing Technology Community. Member companies include Intel, Applied Materials, EMD Performance Materials, MAX International Engineering Group, Cimetrix, Jabil and SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Samsung Electronics selects Optomec’s Aerosol Jet for electronics production
June 24, 2019

Samsung Electronics selects Optomec’s Aerosol Jet for electronics production

The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X system supports 5-axis of coordination motion with a 200mm x 300mm x 200mm (x, y, z) print envelope and the ability to print features ranging from 10 microns to millimeters.

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Technical Power Systems
June 24, 2019

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Technical Power Systems

Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems

Mitsubishi Electric announces Scott Summerville as President
June 19, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric announces Scott Summerville as President

In his new position, Summerville will be responsible for expanding MEAU’s value proposition in the Americas’ market by leveraging strategies to grow revenue and market share across all business segments as well as to define the company’s future vision and develop and deploy operational and growth strategies.

ABB to showcase first industrial artificial intelligence application using 5G wireless technology
June 17, 2019

ABB to showcase first industrial artificial intelligence application using 5G wireless technology

A joint pilot project by ABB, Atostek and Telia lays the foundation for new industrial solutions based on 5G wireless technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Webalo announces partnership with GE Power
June 14, 2019

Webalo announces partnership with GE Power

Webalo works to enable frontline workers to improve their daily activities through real-time, mobile, or other connected worker devices

ABB and Caruna announce four-year R&D collaboration agreement
June 13, 2019

ABB and Caruna announce four-year R&D collaboration agreement

The collaboration’s first phase focuses on the development and testing of a new kind of protection technology in the Noormarkku network area in Pori, Western Finland. The goal is to achieve a major improvement in the reliability of electricity distribution.

Malvern Panalytical partners with the University of Pittsburgh’s Energy Innovation Center to advance research into rechargeable battery systems
June 06, 2019

Malvern Panalytical partners with the University of Pittsburgh’s Energy Innovation Center to advance research into rechargeable battery systems

The NECSTL, headed by Prashant N. Kumta, PhD, focuses on energy conversion and storage, including rechargeable battery systems. Malvern Panalytical’s Empyrean X-ray Platform, a multipurpose diffractometer, will be used in the lab to identify solid-state materials by determining their internal structure, composition and phase while they are in use.

Aricent partners with Lanner Electronics to create SD-WAN uCPE solution
May 23, 2019

Aricent partners with Lanner Electronics to create SD-WAN uCPE solution

Through the partnership, Aricent’s SD-WAN uCPE operating system (OS) with Orchestrator will run on Lanner’s LUNA (Lanner Universal Network Appliance) series of Intel x86 Network Appliance platforms.

Parsable partners with Honeywell to digitize and streamline the production of auxiliary power units
May 20, 2019

Parsable partners with Honeywell to digitize and streamline the production of auxiliary power units

With Parsable’s Connected Worker Platform, Honeywell is gaining visibility into the human-led work done across its manufacturing operations, capturing critical data insights to drive continuous improvement.

Mitsubishi Electric announces acquisition of ICONICS
May 20, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric announces acquisition of ICONICS

ICONICS’ software products are used for SCADA, HMI, IoT, mobile, analytics and cloud applications. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.

AVEVA announces winners of competition for Chemical Engineering students
May 08, 2019

AVEVA announces winners of competition for Chemical Engineering students

The competition involved 56 students from 20 universities in North America remotely using AVEVA’s industrial simulation software platform, SimCentral, to solve a challenge: design, optimize and operate a process to produce dimethyl ether—a gas that can be used as automotive fuel—for electric power generation and in domestic applications such as heating and cooking.

Dana Incorporated announces Gajanan Gandhe as country leader of Dana India
May 06, 2019

Dana Incorporated announces Gajanan Gandhe as country leader of Dana India

In this role, Mr. Gandhe will work across Dana, including the company's business units, functional teams, and joint-venture partners, to accelerate strategic growth.

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Rittal to introduce digital enclosure solutions at “The smarter E Europe” fair
May 03, 2019

Rittal to introduce digital enclosure solutions at “The smarter E Europe” fair

Under the banner “Answers 4.0”, Rittal is appearing at “The smarter E Europe” fair to demonstrate digital technologies. Rittal offers solutions and products that enable panel building and switchgear manufacturers to lay the foundations for gradually forming a digital value chain.

ABB announces Peter Voser as interim CEO as Ulrich Spiesshofer steps down
April 17, 2019

ABB announces Peter Voser as interim CEO as Ulrich Spiesshofer steps down

The Board of Directors of ABB and its CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer (55) have mutually agreed for him to step down from his role, which he has held since 2013.

North American Electric announces launch of NAE Automation, LLC
April 15, 2019

North American Electric announces launch of NAE Automation, LLC

The company’s primary focus will be material handling equipment such as conveyors, automatic palletizers and strapping machines.

FacilityConneX to collaborate with Dell to drive smart building management
April 11, 2019

FacilityConneX to collaborate with Dell to drive smart building management

The project will provide real-time monitoring, fault detection & diagnostics and ongoing monitoring-based commissioning for a 313,679 square foot building and its 600+ assets including chillers, boilers, and HVAC equipment.

Rotork actuators to boost wireless functionality for UK crude storage hub
April 08, 2019

Rotork actuators to boost wireless functionality for UK crude storage hub

Rotork IQ3 multi-turn actuators have been commissioned for two Navigator Terminals road fuel and crude storage tanks at its North Tees hub in Middlesbrough.

TT Electronics announces acquisition of Power Partners
March 26, 2019

TT Electronics announces acquisition of Power Partners

This acquisition supports TT’s global growth strategy, to expand its focus on design-led technology solutions and value-added complementary products.

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E.ON Energy acquires TUM energy technology from BayPAT
March 25, 2019

E.ON Energy acquires TUM energy technology from BayPAT

The TUM technology is based on optimizing the steam extraction of cogeneration plants equipped with gas turbines, enabling to achieve higher overall efficiencies and increasing the flexibility of the power plant.

CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring
March 18, 2019

CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring

The scope of work at the Holcim Lugait cement works in Misamis Oriental in the Philippines, which currently produces 2.13 million tonnes of cement a year,covers the development, delivery, installation, testing and networking of the electrical installation for an upgrade of power monitoring capabilities.

OSI announces Latin American Headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia
March 12, 2019

OSI announces Latin American Headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia

This is intended to facilitate the timely and efficient delivery of OSI’s operations technology (OT) platforms and solutions to clients throughout the Latin American utility market.

Phoenix Contact USA announces Kevin Zak as vice president and general manager
March 08, 2019

Phoenix Contact USA announces Kevin Zak as vice president and general manager

Kevin, who will celebrate his 25th year with Phoenix Contact later this year, will oversee the company’s U.S. Sales Subsidiary, including sales, marketing, channel operations, and service functions within the United States.

BP and ABB announce collaboration through MEC frame agreement
March 07, 2019

BP and ABB announce collaboration through MEC frame agreement

BP has appointed ABB as one of its global Main Electrical Contractors (MEC) for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction of electrical equipment for BP Upstream Major Capital Projects.

Abaco Systems announces appointment of Lorne Graves as Chief Technology Officer
March 06, 2019

Abaco Systems announces appointment of Lorne Graves as Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Graves brings 20 years of experience as an engineering executive, working closely with various prime contractors on several key Electronic Warfare, SIGINT, and radar programs.

Bentley Systems announces open nominations for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards
February 28, 2019

Bentley Systems announces open nominations for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

The Year in Infrastructure Awards are an integral part of Bentley’s annual Year in Infrastructure Conference. The deadline for nominations is April 30, 2019.

OSIsoft announces partnership with Idaho National Laboratory to support microgrid and renewable technology research
February 06, 2019

OSIsoft announces partnership with Idaho National Laboratory to support microgrid and renewable technology research

The collaboration between OSIsoft and INL is intended to enable government and industry partners to advance the adoption of microgrid and renewable technologies

ABB and SUSI partner for microgrid and energy storage projects
January 31, 2019

ABB and SUSI partner for microgrid and energy storage projects

The global energy transformation brings challenges and opportunities for the power sector. These include ensuring power availability and managing complex grids with a growing number of diverse, distributed energy resources and a high penetration of renewables.

Siemens announces opening of Norwegian robotic battery module factory
January 28, 2019

Siemens announces opening of Norwegian robotic battery module factory

The factory comprises a robotized and digitized production line with eight robotic stations with a capacity of up to 300 megawatt hours (MWh) per year.

PI (Physik Instrumente) announces Dave Rego as Vice President and General Manager of PI’s North American Operations
January 18, 2019

PI (Physik Instrumente) announces Dave Rego as Vice President and General Manager of PI’s North American Operations

Rego has proven himself over his 18 years of growth within PI USA’s sales operations and in progressive sales leadership while working at PI USA’s Auburn headquarters.

Senseye and Iconsys partner to launch predictive maintenance service
January 09, 2019

Senseye and Iconsys partner to launch predictive maintenance service

The companies have joined forces to launch a digital maintenance service that combines Iconsys’ expertise in industrial data collection and integrated manufacturing systems with Senseye’s prognostics and predictive maintenance software.

ABB completes power project for Polish electric vehicle battery factory
December 11, 2018

ABB completes power project for Polish electric vehicle battery factory

The car battery plant in Kobierzyce, near Wroclaw will be capable of supplying up to 250,000 electric cars with batteries per annum. It is also the first large-scale lithium-ion battery plant for automotive applications producing all battery components, from electrodes to cells, modules and packs.

ABB announces commissioning of two Italian digital substations
December 07, 2018

ABB announces commissioning of two Italian digital substations

Key supplies to the substations include ABB Ability-based automation and control systems, intelligent protection equipment, transformers with sensors, digitally enabled switchgear and advanced communication systems.

Schneider Electric announces global OEM and distribution partnership with Transpara
December 06, 2018

Schneider Electric announces global OEM and distribution partnership with Transpara

The partnership combines Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure IIoT capabilities with Transpara’s Visual KPI solutions to help customers in operationally intensive industries, including refining, petrochemical, energy and mining

AVEVA announces digital transformation agreement with KBR
December 05, 2018

AVEVA announces digital transformation agreement with KBR

This agreement spans all three of KBR’s synergistic global businesses: Hydrocarbon Services, Technology, and Government Services.

ABB helps Portuguese island facilitate renewable energy transition
December 05, 2018

ABB helps Portuguese island facilitate renewable energy transition

The modular ABB Ability PowerStore microgrid solution and Microgrid Plus automation system will enable EEM to increase the island’s adoption of solar and wind power and raise the share of renewables in the energy mix from 15 to 30 percent.

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.

Zuken, CADENAS and ECAD-Port announce component library cooperation
November 26, 2018

Zuken, CADENAS and ECAD-Port announce component library cooperation

The three partners are working together to provide online access to free, validated electrical component data to users of Zuken’s E³.series electrical design tools