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Phoenix Contact USA and Harrisburg Area Community College dedicated a new automation lab at the school's Midtown Trade and Technology Center on Monday, making HACC the first American college to join the company's EduNet program. EduNet is an international education network that "brings together schools and industry in the field…

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Technology giant and Dow component Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO recently entered into a strategic alliance with a robotics company Fanuc America, thereby stepping up its efforts to make itself a key player in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. The Alliance Per the alliance, Fanuc and Cisco have built an…

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Honeywell announced that Spectra® fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the largest oil and gas company in Latin America. The high-performance fiber, also used extensively in body and vehicle armor, is being incorporated by Cortland, a leading engineered rope maker, into…

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Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the new BLISS (baseline integrated SCADA system) solution. BLISS combines Schneider Electric’s Enterprise OASyS SCADA — and its advanced application with IT infrastructure — with compute and networking provided by Cisco to deliver a IoT-enabled holistic pipeline management…

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HTI Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired American Control Electronics, LLC.  This acquisition will combine HTI Technology’s expertise in AC and DC motor technology and powered mechanism capabilities with American Control Electronics’ technology and market leadership in DC and AC electronic motor drives and controls, including…

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Egypt will sign an agreement with Siemens within weeks to establish six new electricity transmission stations at a cost of €240 million ($268 million), Mohamed El-Yammany, a spokesperson at the Ministry of Electricity, told Ahram Online on Thursday. The deal will be assigned directly to Siemens to establish transmission stations…

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ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, will supply integrated process electrification, automation and optimization systems for Fibria’s new pulp mill in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Civil works on the ‘Horizonte 2’ project will begin at the end of 2015, with the new plant coming online in 2017.…

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According to the new market research report “Industrial Control and Factory Automation Market by Technology (SCADA, PLC & RTU, DCS, MES, HMI, and Safety), Component (Industrial Robot, MACHINE Vision, Valve, Control Device, and Field Instrument), Industry, & Geography – Global Forecast to 2020″, published by MarketsandMarkets, the Industrial Control and…

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Nortech Systems Incorporated announced that it has successfully launched printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturing at its Monterrey, Mexico, facility.  This expansion – one of Nortech’s key strategic initiatives for 2015 – is designed to help support its North America-based customers by providing a high-value option to complement its existing,…

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Schneider Electric is working on a proposal for a solar energy power station project in South Sinai, Mohamed Saad, Zone President for Africa and the Caribbean told the Daily News Egypt. He said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and his cabinet are “in a hurry” for energy related projects. “It…