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Siemens to focus on the Digital Enterprise at SPS IPC Drives 2017
October 18, 2017

Siemens to focus on the Digital Enterprise at SPS IPC Drives 2017

Exhibiting under the banner “Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise” in Hall 11 across an impressive 4,400 square meter exhibition space, the company will be presenting the latest additions to its Digital Enterprise portfolio.

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Power Sources Unlimited
October 09, 2017

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Power Sources Unlimited

Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announced that it has acquired the distribution and supply business of Power Sources Unlimited, Inc.

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GE announces GE Power’s Monitoring & Diagnostic Center to incorporate Predix-based Asset Performance Management (APM) software
October 09, 2017

GE announces GE Power’s Monitoring & Diagnostic Center to incorporate Predix-based Asset Performance Management (APM) software

Running GE Digital’s APM solution will help further prevent power outages by increasing the reliability of the thousands of power producing turbines and generators monitored by the M&D Center.

ABB announces acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions
September 25, 2017

ABB announces acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions

ABB will acquire GE Industrial Solutions for $2.6 billion; the transaction will be operationally accretive in year one. ABB expects to realize approximately $200 million of annual cost synergies in year five, which will be key in bringing GE Industrial Solutions to peer performance.

Schneider Electric announces Carlos Villa as VP of Industry Business, United States
August 17, 2017

Schneider Electric announces Carlos Villa as VP of Industry Business, United States

In his new role, Villa oversees the continued development of Schneider Electric’s digitally-enabled solutions and network of distribution partners nationwide to support U.S. industrial customers.

GATE Energy announces acquisition of PDI Solutions
August 14, 2017

GATE Energy announces acquisition of PDI Solutions

PDI will operate within the GATE Energy portfolio and collaborate with other GATE Energy companies to provide streamlined service to their clients. GATE Energy will retain all management staff following the acquisition. Founder Lee Iver will continue as President of PDI Solutions.

PULS announces acquisition of Etasyn
August 08, 2017

PULS announces acquisition of Etasyn

After the acquisition of Etasyn, the PULS group will be able to provide standard devices for DIN rails, modified standard devices as well as products that are completely custom-designed.

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Daburn Electronics announces acquisition of Polytron devices
July 28, 2017

Daburn Electronics announces acquisition of Polytron devices

Polytron Devices will now operate as a division of Daburn Electronics and will be moving its manufacturing and sales operations to Daburn’s headquarters in Dover, N.J.

Peratech and SMK Electronics partner to integrate QTC technology in SMK remote control products
July 18, 2017

Peratech and SMK Electronics partner to integrate QTC technology in SMK remote control products

Incorporating QTC force-sensing technology into a remote control is intended to improve the experience of using capacitive buttons, touchpads or directional pads, by requiring a press-with-force to send commands to the receiver.

Chatsworth helps AmerisourceBergen expand IT infrastructure with RMR enclosures
July 14, 2017

Chatsworth helps AmerisourceBergen expand IT infrastructure with RMR enclosures

In addition to RMR Enclosures, AmerisourceBergen also deployed CPI eConnect Monitored Power Distribution Units (PDUs), cable management and thermal management accessories.

Festo announces new Ohio custom services facility
July 13, 2017

Festo announces new Ohio custom services facility

The move places custom services within a few miles of the parts and logistics resources of the Festo North American Regional Service Center. The new Customer Solutions Center will provide customized products to the company’s North American customers.

ABB provides power distribution solution to Swiss data center
July 07, 2017

ABB provides power distribution solution to Swiss data center

The Swiss company Safe Host has built a new data center in Gland and it is the country’s largest carrier-neutral colocation facility with 14,400 m2 capacity. The data center must have the ability to continuously operate at all times, even during primary power outages.

Bedrock announces MIL-STD-461E and IEC 61000 certification for UPS-500 and SPS-500 power supplies
July 07, 2017

Bedrock announces MIL-STD-461E and IEC 61000 certification for UPS-500 and SPS-500 power supplies

This certification, which Bedrock Automation has also achieved on its flagship BedrockT control system, means Bedrock users now have maximal assurance of process continuity during an EMP event.

Patti Enginneering to present Siemens RF600 case study at Siemens Automation Summit
June 23, 2017

Patti Enginneering to present Siemens RF600 case study at Siemens Automation Summit

The seminar titled “Siemens RF600: A Case Study,” will be co-presented with Caterpillar Inc. and will feature a recent project. The Siemens Automation Summit will take place June 26-29 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, Waldorf Astoria Resort in Boca Raton, Florida.

ABB announces opening of Swiss UPS test facility
June 15, 2017

ABB announces opening of Swiss UPS test facility

This capability will enhance ABB’s ability to address trends toward bigger, more power-hungry data centers and industrial plants that require ever-larger UPS systems.

Thomson collaborates with Geek Group Science Institute to develop Tesla Coil designs
June 15, 2017

Thomson collaborates with Geek Group Science Institute to develop Tesla Coil designs

An R&D program has been initiated there to discover new uses for the TC with help from a new automated process for winding coils.

Schneider recognized as a Leader in ADMS systems by Gartner
June 13, 2017

Schneider recognized as a Leader in ADMS systems by Gartner

For the fourth consecutive year, Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, was recognised as a Leader in ADMS systems by Gartner, Inc. in their Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems report.

Endress + Hauser announces completion of two US manufacturing plants
June 06, 2017

Endress + Hauser announces completion of two US manufacturing plants

The Raman analyzer manufacturing plant in Ann Arbor, Michigan was extended at a cost of 9 million US dollars. In Greenwood, Indiana, the company built an 8 million dollar plant for temperature measurement production.

Puget Sound Electrical JATC wins the Fluke Connect Student Contest
May 31, 2017

Puget Sound Electrical JATC wins the Fluke Connect Student Contest

The Puget Sound Electrical JATC team — students Matthew Pulk, Andrew Wissink, Pavel Lutsyuk, and Xerxes Shelly, and advisor Steve Uhrich — used Fluke Connect Wireless Sensors and software to provide the information necessary for re-commissioning a customer's solar photovoltaic system and confirming that the photovoltaic system generated the power anticipated.

3eTI announces Swami Iyer as company president
May 19, 2017

3eTI announces Swami Iyer as company president

Prior to joining 3eTI, Iyer was vice president with at Honeywell Aerospace where he led international and domestic aerospace and defense programs. Before joining Honeywell, he served in the US Air Force for more than 17 years in several top leadership positions.

May 12, 2017

Aventics announces acquisition of Vector Horizon Technology

This business and technology will primarily support further development of Aventics’ commercial vehicle sector. In addition, VHtek technologies and the increased R&D capacities provided by the owners and employees of VHtek, will further benefit Aventics core sectors such as Industrial Automation, Life Sciences, Energy, Food & Beverage, and Railway Technologies.

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HARTING announces expansion of Romanian production facility
April 13, 2017

HARTING announces expansion of Romanian production facility

The Romania facility plays an important part in the Group’s global growth strategy. Over the next two years around 100 new jobs will be created in Sibiu.

Festo announces in-town relocation of Hauppauge headquarters
March 30, 2017

Festo announces in-town relocation of Hauppauge headquarters

This location will serve as center of operations for the Festo North American executive management team, as well as marketing, finance, technology, human resources, and other corporate functions. All employees from the current Moreland Road location will relocate to its new location on Motor Parkway.

CMR Group announces Alvin Sim as CEO for CMR Far East
March 30, 2017

CMR Group announces Alvin Sim as CEO for CMR Far East

Based at the Singapore office, he will oversee all areas of a business that is seeing demand for precision engineering services from industrial and manufacturing sectors, and recently opened a new Thailand office in Bangkok.

Open Systems International (OSI) announces strategic partnership with DC Systems
March 30, 2017

Open Systems International (OSI) announces strategic partnership with DC Systems

The collaboration is designed to offer customers enhanced features, coordinated system-wide control, and data integration from legacy SCADA environments to new enterprise-wide solutions.

ISA announces IACS Security Lifecycle Training Program w/ Cyber Trainers
February 28, 2017

ISA announces IACS Security Lifecycle Training Program w/ Cyber Trainers

The Cyber Trainers are designed and equipped with full-function industrial automation system hardware and software configured to perform like the IACS and networks in a real operating water plant or other critical infrastructure.

Aegis Software and ViTrox announce mutual machine programming interface
February 28, 2017

Aegis Software and ViTrox announce mutual machine programming interface

The machine programming interface between ViTrox Corporation’s automated X-Ray-inspection (AXI) machines and Aegis’ FactoryLogix software will give ViTrox the ability to support native CAD formats.

Interview: The Benefits of One-Cable Automation
February 23, 2017

Interview: The Benefits of One-Cable Automation

As manufacturing becomes more automated and connected across a wide range of industries, it is more essential than ever to streamline installations and bring about new efficiencies in terms of power and communication.

Elipse provides remote monitoring for Vietnamese electric company
February 22, 2017

Elipse provides remote monitoring for Vietnamese electric company

Thanks to Elipse Software’s solution, EVNNPC can now access remotely the data from switches, fire alarm systems, meters, relays, transformers, and third-party RTUs in the substations.

Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System
February 14, 2017

Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System

A publicly owned utility, Tacoma Power provides electricity to Tacoma, Washington and the surrounding areas, serving more than 160,000 customers. It draws 90 percent of its power from hydroelectric generation.

OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency
February 13, 2017

OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is the primary generator of electricity in Newfoundland and Labrador. This system is intended to improve the company’s operational effectiveness in complex and dynamic operational environments.

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of MWPowerlab
February 02, 2017

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of MWPowerlab

This acquisition adds advanced Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technology to Schneider Electric’s industrial software portfolio.

AME Corporation announces rebrand as Panova
February 02, 2017

AME Corporation announces rebrand as Panova

Panova partners with manufacturers, product engineers, and entrepreneurs to solve technical and supply chain challenges in the design and production of molded components and completed products.

Electrocomponents announces Steve Newland as President of Allied Electronics
January 30, 2017

Electrocomponents announces Steve Newland as President of Allied Electronics

As President, Steve will be responsible for driving transformational and profitable growth in the Americas and further strengthening customer service.

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Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president
January 20, 2017

Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president

Rosa brings a strong track record to Lenze with more than 25 years of experience at Eaton Corporation in the controls, automation, power electronics, and services businesses.

NEMA finds 16 month high in latest electroindustry business condition report
December 29, 2016

NEMA finds 16 month high in latest electroindustry business condition report

The survey’s measure of the intensity of change in electroindustry business conditions moved further into positive territory, as the mean rating ticked up an additional one-tenth of a point to +0.4 this month from its previous reading of +0.3 in November.

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ABB's Dr. Roger Daugherty earns NEMA's Kite & Key Award
December 27, 2016

ABB's Dr. Roger Daugherty earns NEMA's Kite & Key Award

Daugherty was instrumental in the establishment of efficiency standards for energy-efficient induction motors, including the passing of the landmark Energy Policy Act of 1992.

Emerson's Ovation simulation platform finds home in power plants
December 14, 2016

Emerson's Ovation simulation platform finds home in power plants

In the virtual power plant of the future, the Ovation power plant simulator will run in parallel with the Ovation control system and is designed to minimize risk and improve power plant reliability.

Alaskan electric company chooses OSI to implement SCADA and energy management system
December 12, 2016

Alaskan electric company chooses OSI to implement SCADA and energy management system

The SCADA/EMS system is intended to allow GVEA to fulfill existing needs for Generation and Energy Management, as well as provide a platform that can be adapted to future requirements for Distribution Management

ABB's John Malinowski recieves Motor Summit 16 award
December 09, 2016

ABB's John Malinowski recieves Motor Summit 16 award

John Malinowski, Senior Director of Industry Affairs for Baldor, the ABB Group Company received a MS’16 Award in recognition “for his personal engagement to make IE3 premium efficiency motors the global market standard”