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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully closed the divestment of its Full Service business. The transaction was completed on December 30, 2014, for an undisclosed amount. The divestment, which was announced in August 2014, is in line with ABB’s commitment to continuous portfolio optimization. In the…

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IMI CCI control valves and pneumatic actuators have been qualified to the requirements of  ASME QME-1 2007, Qualification of Active Mechanical Equipment used in nuclear power plants, which also incorporates the applicable requirements of IEEE 382, NRC requirements, and ASME Section III. The testing included shaker table, steam, imposed loads…

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J Series servo motors have an IP65 environmental rating and UL/CE certifications. The motors are suited for a wide range of applications, such as: high speed packaging/labeling, fast response actuators, automated assembly equipment and many others. The product range spans 100 watt to 750 watt power ratings, windings for popular…

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Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, announced today that it has acquired privately-owned Stahlhammer Bommern GmbH ("STB"), a manufacturer of a large range of lifting tools and forged parts that are able to withstand particularly heavy, static and dynamic loads, including single and…

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Mitsubishi Electric Corp. announced the launch of its new 12.1-inch WXGA, 15.0-inch SXGA+ TFT-LCD modules for industrial applications such as medical equipment, measuring instruments and ship/train instruments. The modules feature an unprecedented combination of super-wide 170-degree horizontal/vertical view angles, high resolution, 500/1,000 cd/mrange, and 100,000 standard hours of LED backlight…

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TTM Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has received the approvals of the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, the Federal Cartel Office of Germany, and the Estonian Competition Authority to proceed with the acquisition of Viasystems Group, Inc.. These approvals constitute all of the foreign approvals…

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AAEON introduces FSB-H81H single board computer based on Intel 4th Generation i7/i5/i3 processors. The board comes with the Intel H81 chipset which Integrate HD Graphics and support VGA or DVI output to offer superior graphics and flexibility in terms of their display preferences. The Realtek 8111E PCI-Express GbE is selected…