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Wipro Limited announces opening of Automotive Innovation Center
December 12, 2018

Wipro Limited announces opening of Automotive Innovation Center

Wipro’s Automotive Innovation Center will develop and showcase solutions that leverage artificial intelligence, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), cloud and crowd sourcing.

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.

Fives Machining Systems announces relocation to expanded Kentucky facility
December 10, 2018

Fives Machining Systems announces relocation to expanded Kentucky facility

The new home of the Machine Tool Services & Solutions will be headquartered in Hebron KY, and support the activity of over twenty service centers worldwide, including the seven in North America - Hebron, KY, Seattle, WA, Valencia, CA, Wichita, KS, Charlotte, NC, Fond du Lac, WI and Cambridge, Ontario.

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.

CNCMachines.net announces Veteran to Machinist scholarship program
December 06, 2018

CNCMachines.net announces Veteran to Machinist scholarship program

One scholarship a month will be awarded in January, February and March 2019. Winners will be announced Feb 12th, March 12th and April 16th

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.

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.

ABB to help Abu Dhabi petroleum facility integrate automation and electrification solutions
November 16, 2018

ABB to help Abu Dhabi petroleum facility integrate automation and electrification solutions

The upgrade will include a fully integrated ABB Electrical, Control and Telecommunication (ECT) solution with 45 power and capacitor bank skids, as well as centralized and localized automation systems.

Dematic helps Australian meat company implement automated buffer system
November 16, 2018

Dematic helps Australian meat company implement automated buffer system

The Dematic Meat Buffer storage and handling solution will work to provide better visibility of product flow and accuracy at the meat processing facility.

Schneider Electric announces Schneider Electric Ventures
November 13, 2018

Schneider Electric announces Schneider Electric Ventures

The mission of this initiative is to identify, support and nurture companies and entrepreneurs whose innovations will transform the way we live and work, how we produce and consume energy, and how we run buildings and factories.

MonarchFx announces Matthew Sinn as Vice President of Food and Beverage sector
November 09, 2018

MonarchFx announces Matthew Sinn as Vice President of Food and Beverage sector

Sinn’s core focus will be helping companies, leveraging the MonarchFx ecosystem, to build customer-centric fulfillment systems.

IFS Study: Double-digit increases in industrial IoT sophistication this year
November 09, 2018

IFS Study: Double-digit increases in industrial IoT sophistication this year

Executives at respondent companies, ranging from manufacturers to trade contractors and oil and gas companies, are collecting more data from connected devices, integrating it with other systems in new ways, and making IoT more central to their businesses.

ABB to help Brazilian power company enhance electrical distribution
November 09, 2018

ABB to help Brazilian power company enhance electrical distribution

Power is generated by hydro plants located in the northern and western areas of the country and by wind farms located along the east coast. It is then transmitted over long distances to urban load centers located in the southeast.

CNCMachines.net announces $2,000 CNC scholarship
November 05, 2018

CNCMachines.net announces $2,000 CNC scholarship

The competitive award is for students enrolled in a CNC machinist, CNC operations, engineering or manufacturing certificate or degree program. As part of the award process, the scholarship recipient's school will also recieve a $500 donation made to their machining or manufacturing department.

Dematic to help Australian grocery retailer install robotic order fulfillment system
October 31, 2018

Dematic to help Australian grocery retailer install robotic order fulfillment system

The robotic system will be used to piece pick inventory items for retail store replenishment using a “goods-to-robot” configuration. The order fulfillment system will support replenishment of approximately 50 retail stores and is scheduled to start up during the 2nd quarter of 2019 in a new distribution center building.

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility
October 29, 2018

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility

The scope of supply includes 69kV high voltage air-insulated switchgear, UniGear medium-voltage switchgear, MNS low-voltage switchgear, power and distribution transformers, a capacitor bank, soft starter, IS-limiters and a process power management system.

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.

AVEVA partners with TOMRA to embed SCADA technology for produce industry
October 22, 2018

AVEVA partners with TOMRA to embed SCADA technology for produce industry

The first Compac product resulting from this partnership is Smartline, which is built on Wonderware by AVEVA. Smartline features an operational dashboard for visualisation of line performance and a user interface designed to facilitate line control for packhouses of all sizes.

ABB to help electrify Indian railways
October 17, 2018

ABB to help electrify Indian railways

The project is part of the 'Mission Electrification' initiative of the Indian Railways, which aims to convert an additional 24,000 kilometers of railways from fossil fuel to electrification.

Tesco Controls to join Water Design-Build Council
October 10, 2018

Tesco Controls to join Water Design-Build Council

This marks the first time the WDBC has invited a system integrator to join the Council. Representing TESCO as an allied member on the WDBC Board of Directors is Brian Adams, P.E., Director of Design-Build Projects.

DataOnline announces Chet Reshamwala to become CEO
October 03, 2018

DataOnline announces Chet Reshamwala to become CEO

Reshamwala will succeed founder and current CEO Martin Adams, who will transition to a strategic business development role, where he will focus on building key account relationships.

ABB to help provide enclosures for Brazilian pipeline network
September 28, 2018

ABB to help provide enclosures for Brazilian pipeline network

ABB will provide E-houses for the 47 pumping stations along the pipeline, spread across 47 kilometers, connecting a station being built in São Bernardo do Campo to the Capuava Refinery (RECAP) in Mauá in São Paulo.

ABB to help power Portuguese wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean
September 26, 2018

ABB to help power Portuguese wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean

ABB has been selected to deliver its WindSTAR transformers specifically designed for floating wind turbines, to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

ABB helps enhance SCADA, security for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline
September 20, 2018

ABB helps enhance SCADA, security for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline

As part of the project and for the first time in a subsea water crossing, ABB has installed a fiber optic leak detection and subsea pipeline monitoring system detecting events such as anchor drag.

Rockwell Automation to showcase connected water control and monitoring solutions at WEFTEC
September 20, 2018

Rockwell Automation to showcase connected water control and monitoring solutions at WEFTEC

Rockwell Automation will feature its smart solutions through a simulated digital control room where attendees will have a chance to see the latest release of the PlantPAx distributed control system and advanced production intelligence software that provides real-time visibility into operations.

Honeywell UOP introduces Alfa Laval Packinox as member of Honeywell Connected Plant initiative
September 19, 2018

Honeywell UOP introduces Alfa Laval Packinox as member of Honeywell Connected Plant initiative

Through the Honeywell Connected Plant initiative, Alfa Laval can help refiners and petrochemical producers improve operation and operating reliability of their Alfa Laval Packinox special welded heat exchangers

ABB to highlight ABB Ability solutions at CEPSI 2018 in Malaysia
September 17, 2018

ABB to highlight ABB Ability solutions at CEPSI 2018 in Malaysia

Highlights from ABB’s showcase include solutions that can enable digitalization and enhance the grid, in line with this year’s conference theme, “Re-imagining utility of the future.”

Rockwell Automation announces support for Energy Observer expedition
September 17, 2018

Rockwell Automation announces support for Energy Observer expedition

To help ensure 24-hour energy autonomy throughout its global expedition, the Energy Observer uses a combination of intermittent renewable energy: solar panels, wind turbines, lithium-ion batteries and a hydrogen production system.

National Energy Services Reunited to partner with Dhahran Techno Valley Company to build research center
September 13, 2018

National Energy Services Reunited to partner with Dhahran Techno Valley Company to build research center

The agreement calls for the creation of a global center for the development of scientific research in DTVC.

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.

Kistler announces acquisition of LIK
September 06, 2018

Kistler announces acquisition of LIK

LIK is a supplier of automated assembly lines for vehicle components such as automotive seats, braking and safety systems, as well as test stands for electric motors. LIK's customers include many international corporations.

Okuma American announces Summer Cline as Vice President of Finance
September 06, 2018

Okuma American announces Summer Cline as Vice President of Finance

Prior to joining Okuma, Cline served as VP of Finance for Source Technologies and Director of Strategic Projects with Compass Group North America.

AISIN, ADVICS, JTEKT and DENSO announce joint venture to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving
August 29, 2018

AISIN, ADVICS, JTEKT and DENSO announce joint venture to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving

The integrated ECU software manages components, such as sensors, brakes, and steering, which are basic driving functions and critical for automated driving.

National Tooling and Machining Association announces Dean Bartles as President
August 29, 2018

National Tooling and Machining Association announces Dean Bartles as President

Bartles brings to NTMA almost four decades of experience in the manufacturing sector, most recently as the Director of the John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center at the University of New Hampshire.

ABB to upgrade process control for Belarus substation
August 29, 2018

ABB to upgrade process control for Belarus substation

As part of the upgrade, the substation will be equipped with digital technology. ABB will supply protection and control equipment, an ABB Ability MicroSCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system and a digital process bus.

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.

IDTechEx Report: Smart Cities massively exceeding expectations
August 16, 2018

IDTechEx Report: Smart Cities massively exceeding expectations

The report reveals how cities will even achieve independence in water, food and energy: they may still import but they can export too and be secure against increasingly violent weather and increasingly risky supply in the meantime.

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Industrial Energy Systems Special Display
August 10, 2018

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 announces Industrial Energy Systems Special Display

During HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018, the show’s organizer will feature top energy management solutions in the new Industrial Energy Systems (IES) special display area. Key industrial energy systems innovators will discuss and demonstrate how to drive energy efficiency and ensure power quality in the manufacturing facility.

Bentley Systems announces finalists  in the Year in Infrastructure 2018 awards program
August 09, 2018

Bentley Systems announces finalists in the Year in Infrastructure 2018 awards program

Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 57 finalists from 420 nominations submitted by more than 340 user organizations around the world.