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Siemens and juwi announce partnership to focus on microgrids in mining
November 15, 2019

Siemens and juwi announce partnership to focus on microgrids in mining

The two companies aim to roll-out and continually develop a microgrid control system that enables the integration of power from renewable energy to a mine’s off-grid power supply.

Chiron Group announces opening of German machining factory
November 14, 2019

Chiron Group announces opening of German machining factory

With a maximum annual production capacity of 400 high precision machining centers, the nearly 150,000-sq ft Chiron Precision Factory in located in Neuhausen, Germany.

Teradyne announces completion of acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots
November 14, 2019

Teradyne announces completion of acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots

AutoGuide’s products work to deliver deployment andefficiency of industrial and warehouse material-handling operations.

Honeywell to enhance process control automation for Kuwaiti integrated refining and petrochemicals complex
November 12, 2019

Honeywell to enhance process control automation for Kuwaiti integrated refining and petrochemicals complex

Under the agreement, HPS will provide KIPIC with front-end engineering design and advanced process control technology for the complex, which will help KIPIC expedite production start-up and assist with reaching production targets faster and more efficiently.

Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards
October 28, 2019

Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

Bentley Systems acknowledged 18 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners and nine Special Recognition Awards winners at a ceremony and gala on October 24 at the conclusion of the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore.

Bentley Systems announces digital cities intiatives
October 25, 2019

Bentley Systems announces digital cities intiatives

Digital twin cloud services provide an intuitive and immersive 4D environment converging digital context and digital components with digital chronology for “evergreen” infrastructure digital twins over asset lifecycles. For infrastructure professionals, BIM and GIS are effectively advanced through 4D digital twins.

ABB announces support for Asian-Pacific Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project
October 24, 2019

ABB announces support for Asian-Pacific Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) pilot project

The project aims to test the production of hydrogen gas through brown coal gasification, liquefaction of hydrogen gas, storage and loading onto a specialized carrier for transport across the Asia-Pacific.

Mikrotron announces appointment of Dr. Thomas Dekorsy as Managing Director
October 07, 2019

Mikrotron announces appointment of Dr. Thomas Dekorsy as Managing Director

Dr. Dekorsy, who brings more than 30 years of executive level business experience within the electronics and automotive Industry to his new position, will provide worldwide leadership and development of Mikrotron's global business as the organization strives to meet its growth goals.

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Dukane announces acquisition of Aurizon
October 01, 2019

Dukane announces acquisition of Aurizon

This acquisition is intended to create synergies and opportunities for Dukane and Aurizon, allowing both companies to share their technical expertise in the hygiene, personal care, medical disposable and packaging industries.

Kaspersky Report: ICS Energy Sector faces increased pressure from cyberthreats
September 30, 2019

Kaspersky Report: ICS Energy Sector faces increased pressure from cyberthreats

Of the Kaspersky solutions installed on ICS computers, 41.6% experienced and blocked a cyber threat. The three main cyber threats detected in energy ICS environments included worms (7.1%), spyware (3.7%) and cryptocurrency miners (2.9%).

CNC Machines announces launch of 2019 CNC Machines Manufacturing Scholarship program
September 26, 2019

CNC Machines announces launch of 2019 CNC Machines Manufacturing Scholarship program

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must submit a 1000-1300-word essay via CNC Machines’ online form about why they chose to pursue a care in manufacturing; what they think can be done to attract younger generations to the field; as well as include information on their skills, goals and future plans.

Emerson awards two 2019 ASCO Engineering Scholarships at PACK EXPO
September 26, 2019

Emerson awards two 2019 ASCO Engineering Scholarships at PACK EXPO

Curtis and Ott each received a $5,000 scholarship at an awards ceremony held at PACK EXPO and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019 in Las Vegas, produced by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Emerson also awarded two grants of $1,000 to benefit the engineering departments of MIT and Missouri S&T.

Eaton donates $2M to San Jacinto College's enter for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET)
September 20, 2019

Eaton donates $2M to San Jacinto College's enter for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET)

Eaton’s consulting, electrical design services and equipment donations helped San Jacinto create a hands-on environment and curriculum for students to study complex energy technologies and ultimately enter the regional workforce better prepared for success.

Columbia/Okura announces strategic alliance with Rocketfarm AS to develop specialized palletizing software
September 20, 2019

Columbia/Okura announces strategic alliance with Rocketfarm AS to develop specialized palletizing software

Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of a mobile, collaborative palletizing product solution for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this software with their release of a product range of palletizing “cobots”.

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Beckhoff Automation announces Mark Ruberg as Packaging Industry Manager
September 19, 2019

Beckhoff Automation announces Mark Ruberg as Packaging Industry Manager

Ruberg will oversee sales efforts and application support for Beckhoff customers focused on the packaging and processing of goods across the U.S.

Emerson partners with San Jacinto College to equip training tools for new petrochemical training center
September 18, 2019

Emerson partners with San Jacinto College to equip training tools for new petrochemical training center

The CPET is supported and equipped by Emerson and local Impact Partner Puffer-Sweiven and features an 8,000-square-foot exterior glycol process unit to develop troubleshooting skills for students and incumbent workers.

Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing applications
September 17, 2019

Columbia/Okura announces partnership with Universal Robots to develop collaborative palletizing applications

Columbia/Okura has been working on the development of miniPAL a mobile, collaborative palletizing product integrating Universal Robot’s UR10e for some time. Columbia/Okura intends to launch this product range of palletizing “cobots” immediately.

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical
September 09, 2019

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical

As Industry Manager for Pharmaceuticals, Giuseppe Menin can share his industry expertise with the entire COPA-DATA Group, and will be involved in further development of the zenon Software Platform.

Honeywell to help The Apparel Logistics Group expand e-commerce shipping
September 06, 2019

Honeywell to help The Apparel Logistics Group expand e-commerce shipping

Under the agreement, Honeywell Intelligrated will deliver automated material handling solutions to The Apparel Logistics Group, a provider of third-party logistics and order fulfillment services for apparel, footwear and accessories.

PLCopen announces partnership with PACK EXPO Las Vegas
September 03, 2019

PLCopen announces partnership with PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PLCopen joins with OMAC and the OPC Foundation at this event to show that the combined technologies and standards contribute even more to the industry. All three organizations have a focus to a different section of the production flow; however combine with their vision, standards, and activities.

Murata Machinery partners with Alert Innovation to enhance and support Alphabot material handling technology
August 19, 2019

Murata Machinery partners with Alert Innovation to enhance and support Alphabot material handling technology

Alphabot features robots that can navigate three-dimensional structures and is a scalable picking technology. It will power retail applications ranging from store-level micro-fulfillment systems to massive eCommerce fulfillment centers, and a large array of applications in factory automation and hospital automation.

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Bentley Systems announces finalists for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program
August 08, 2019

Bentley Systems announces finalists for Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program

The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 54 finalists from 571 nominations submitted by more than 440 organizations in more than 60 countries.

Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems announces opening of Russian office
August 02, 2019

Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems announces opening of Russian office

The packaging equipment platform has brought together eight Russian packaging industry veterans, each with almost two decades of experience.

R+E Automation Technology announces transition to OPTIMA automation
July 26, 2019

R+E Automation Technology announces transition to OPTIMA automation

The name emphasizes the company's affiliation with the family group from Schwaebisch Hall and is part of a successful integration process taking place over several years.

Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation (AMS) earns ISA Power Industry Division (POWID) Co-Facilities Award
July 19, 2019

Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation (AMS) earns ISA Power Industry Division (POWID) Co-Facilities Award

The award recognizes outstanding application of innovative control systems and/or instrumentation technology in the production of electric power.

July 17, 2019

Rockwell Automation to help Lonza digitize pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities

The Switzerland-based company, founded in 1897 with approximately 15,500 employees, chose Rockwell Automation’s PharmaSuite Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software to digitize the operations in their manufacturing environments

Transportation Research Center announces SMARTCenter automated vehicle testing facility in Ohio
July 11, 2019

Transportation Research Center announces SMARTCenter automated vehicle testing facility in Ohio

The SMARTCenter gives transportation innovators opportunities to test automotive and mobility technologies in a safe, secure and repeatable real-world environment before the vehicles are deployed on public roads and highways.

ABB announces partnership with OKEA to support field developments in offshore operations
July 09, 2019

ABB announces partnership with OKEA to support field developments in offshore operations

The MoU reflects future potential for OKEA to leverage ABB’s global digital resources and industry experience in sustaining lean and optimized operations for the future – with responsive business models to support field developments at a time of technological change in offshore operations.

Reliable Controls announces Thomas Leslie Zaban as President
July 03, 2019

Reliable Controls announces Thomas Leslie Zaban as President

Mr. Zaban has taken the first half of 2019 to transition into the top position of the firm while continuing with his executive sales and marketing responsibilities.

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Quantum Water Services announces start of operations focusing on wastewater in oil & gas industry
July 02, 2019

Quantum Water Services announces start of operations focusing on wastewater in oil & gas industry

The company looks to capitalize on this large and growing market focusing on comprehensive wastewater treatment generated during the on-shore production of oil and gas from either conventional or frac-drilled wells.

Phoenix Contact to host 4th annual Smart Communities conference
July 02, 2019

Phoenix Contact to host 4th annual Smart Communities conference

Phoenix Contact USA will host its fourth annual Smart Communities conference on Tuesday, August 20, at the company’s U.S. headquarters, 586 Fulling Mill Road, Middletown, Pa.

Menzel announces transition to digital order management
June 19, 2019

Menzel announces transition to digital order management

The manufacturer of large industrial motors is working to shorten its response times and improve the quality of operational processes, whilst creating transparency through a unified data base, which is available to every employee in real time.

Rockwell Automation announces opening of Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center
June 18, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces opening of Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center

The center will provide live manufacturing demonstrations, hands-on trials utilizing new technology and events showcasing collaboration with industry experts and Rockwell Automation partners.

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.

DENSO partners with Honeywell to develop hybrid-electric and fully-electric propulsion systems for urban air mobility
June 10, 2019

DENSO partners with Honeywell to develop hybrid-electric and fully-electric propulsion systems for urban air mobility

By converging their automotive and aerospace expertise, DENSO and Honeywell seek to create propulsion systems that make air travel cleaner, quieter, more efficient and easier to maintain.

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.

Dassault Systèmes and SuperMap Software announce partnership for smart city collaboration
June 05, 2019

Dassault Systèmes and SuperMap Software announce partnership for smart city collaboration

Under the terms of this memorandum of understanding, the two industry leaders plan to leverage Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and SuperMap’s GIS software and application platform to define new experiences for customers.

MonarchFx announces three additions to executive leadership
June 05, 2019

MonarchFx announces three additions to executive leadership

Bruce Tompkins has been named President. Alex Baker has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mike Pujda has been named Vice President. These additions are a direct result of the company’s growth.

JMP Solutions announces acquisition of Hi-Def Controls
June 03, 2019

JMP Solutions announces acquisition of Hi-Def Controls

The Hi-Def Controls team comes with relevant industry-specific experience which will not only provide synergies to the JMP Solutions organization but will also compliment the skills of the current JMP team allowing for growth, promoting learning, and ultimately resulting in the delivery of end to end customer experience.

Tompkins International announces three additions to executive leadership team
May 29, 2019

Tompkins International announces three additions to executive leadership team

Tompkins announces Jim Herman as Chief Commercial Officer, Gene Tyndall as Chief Strategy Officer and Jeffrey Godwin as Chief Technology Officer

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