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Siemens (NYSE: SI) has launched a new direct-current technology that simplifies the connection of offshore wind power plants to the grid. In contrast to the large central converter platforms conventionally used in the industry, Siemen’s innovation utilizes a much smaller platform to house its transmission technology, as reported on the…

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Yokogawa China Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received a Science and Technology Award from the China Instrument and Control Society (CIS)* for the development of an Intelligent Manufacturing Technology solution for the petrochemical industry. The award was presented on September 22 in a ceremony that was…

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The patented entry zone of the new BSHP ball runner blocks from Rexroth improves travel accuracy and work piece quality while greatly increasing load capacities and service life. These runner blocks are available in most sizes, versions, and accuracy classes. BSHP ball runner blocks are 100% interchangeable into existing profiled…

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that one of its elevator and escalator manufacturing companies in China, Mitsubishi Electric Shanghai Electric Elevator Co., Ltd. (MESE), will begin operating its fourth factory on November 1. MESE will gradually enhance its new plant's manufacturing, development, engineering and testing facilities, part of a plan…

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AAEON introduces BOXER-6404 embedded PC. The latest addition to the company’s line of entry-level embedded PCs, the BOXER-6404 is one of the smallest, most compact embedded PCs on the market, measuring 166 x 106.6 x 30 mm. Within its enclosure packs a quad core CPU, the Intel Celeron J1900, providing…

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Rexnord Corp. said Monday that Theodore Crandall, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation Inc., has joined the Rexnord board of directors and will serve on the board’s audit committee. Crandall has been CFO of Rockwell (NYSE: ROK), a manufacturer and provider of industrial automation systems…

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Having to manage and maintain multiple, disparate systems is complex and time consuming, and can potentially threaten plant availability –  a top concern of management. To help address these concerns, Emerson now offers its power generation and water/wastewater industry customers native machinery health monitoring and protection capability within the Ovation…

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As part of its long-term location strategy, Festo started developing the company headquarters in Esslingen with its technological fields of expertise and turning it into a high technology site. The first construction stage in the Zollberg area has now been completed this year with the AutomationCenter. The new building was…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today the launch of an automated fast charging system which can remove one of the main barriers to increased urban electric bus adoption – long charging times for short driving ranges. With its automated rooftop connection and a typical charge time…

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
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Profit at Badger Meter Inc. fell 18.6% in the third quarter, compared against 2014 results, as the Brown Deer maker of water meters and sensors wrestled with tighter margins and a higher tax rate. The company earned $8.3 million, or 58 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30.…