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Yaskawa to strengthen automation solutions portfolio with VIPA acquisition

December 3, 2012
WAUKEGAN, Ill. — Yaskawa Electric Corp. has agreed to acquire a majority of the shares of VIPA, a Herzogenaurach, Germany-based supplier of automation technology and control solutions.
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Device Management Software

July 13, 2012
Certified Device Type Manager (DTM) software for AUMA actuators is available free of charge from AUMA. Designed to enable device parameter adjustment using Profibus, the program is the latest in
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Acquisition creates UK’s largest automation control supplier

May 21, 2012
BEDFORDSHIRE, U.K. — Autotech Controls Ltd has purchased Igranic Control Systems Ltd and PSJ Fabrications Ltd to form Automated Technology Group (ATG) Ltd, the largest automation control company in
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ABB invests in carbon capture pilot plant teaching facility

May 14, 2012
LONDON — Power and automation technology provider ABB has invested close to £1 million and signed a 10-year agreement with Imperial College London to support a new carbon capture
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Plant automation provider wins major infrastructure contracts in South America

February 22, 2012
Metso will deliver its automation technology to two major infrastructure projects currently under construction in South America: Belo is the world’s third largest hydroelectric plant in Brazil and the
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New Fieldbus Concept Offers Secure Communication with Pumps

December 19, 2011
The Grundfos Communication Interface Module (CIM) and the Communication Interface Unit (CIU) enable the connection of Grundfos products to standard fieldbus networks. The CIM/CIU communication interfaces enable data communication via
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Maintenance Technology for Hazardous Areas

August 29, 2011
During the 54th Biennial CHEM SHOW in New York City, LUDECA will have on display the new ROTALIGN SMART EX laser shaft alignment system with a color screen and the
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Intrinsic Safety Now Available without Power Limits

April 4, 2011
The Dynamic Arc Recognition and Termination System (DART) is a dynamic power supply and control system for intrinsically safe fieldbus installations that increases the power available to field devices in
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Affordable Infrared Cameras Available Now

September 20, 2010
The thermal imaging cameras will retail for under $2,000, and are available for immediate shipment through authorized distributors. The models permit home inspectors, building inspectors, energy audit professionals, plant maintenance
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Absorbent Solution for Extreme-Traffic Walkways

June 30, 2010
The highly durable rug keeps extreme-traffic walkways dry and safe, especially in areas prone to overspray and drips. The 100-percent polypropylene rug is heat-fused and needle-punched for greater durability, allowing
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