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Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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Banner introduces Q4X laser sensor that detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on such challenging targets as black objects on black backgrounds or reflective items over a  range of 25-300 mm. The Q4X sensor reliably detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on such challenging targets as…

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Epicor Software announced that Guill Tool & Engineering will implement Epicor Mattec manufacturing execution system (MES) and integrate the solution with the latest Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) version 10. With more than 50 years of experience and ISO 9001 certification, Guill supplies advanced extrusion tooling technology to the medical,…

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Boulting has been awarded Control and Automation services framework contracts from Thames Water, over the 2015-2020 investment periods. Boulting Technology won a Lot 1a agreement,covering manufacture and related system integration of Motor Control Centres,and a Lot 1b agreement,which includes complex systems integration projects. The appointment comes as an acknowledgement of…

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation  announced today that it will establish a new factory and test tower to strengthen the development and manufacturing capabilities of Mitsubishi Elevator Asia Co., Ltd. (AMEC) in Thailand, which produces elevators and escalators for the global market. The new facilities will raise AMEC’s annual production capacity by…

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Utility supplies: Belden Inc., a provider of signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched two new managed Hirschmann Embedded Ethernet Switches (EES). The EESX20 and EESX30 switches allow automation devices to be quickly and reliably equipped with state-of-the-art Gigabit switch technology. With this option, equipment manufacturers can now offer…

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Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today released a comprehensive set of USB 3.1 compliance test solutions that allows designers to quickly verify designs against the latest USB specifications and achieve fast time to market while minimizing costs. The new release expands Tektronix' already extensive USB 3.1 and…

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Cadence Design Systems has announced that United Microelectronics (UMC) used its implementation and signoff tools to produce a silicon-ready 28nm ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore-based System-on-Chip (SoC) targeting entry-level smartphones, tablets, high-end wearables and other advanced mobile devices. With the Cadence solution, UMC reduced the time to tapeout by 33% versus its…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $28 million to supply an electrical Balance-of-Plant (eBoP) solution for a new independent water and power producer (IWPP) project in the United Arab Emirates.The order was placed in the fourth quarter by Hyundai Engineering & Construction,…

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GE Oil & Gas announced it has been awarded a long-term contractual service agreement (CSA) through General Electric International Peru to support the PERU LNG S.R.L liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Pampa Melchorita, Peru, approximately 100 miles south of Lima. The facility is South America’s LNG production plant. The…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, is proud to accompany Solar Impulse and its crew on the plane’s flight around the world powered only by energy from the sun. Solar Impulse, based in Switzerland, announced today it will begin its historic flight between late February and early March…