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Hitachi seeks to help Chinese manufacturers develop production using information technology and infrastructure expertise as the old labor-intensive model reaches its limit. The Japanese industrial conglomerate will offer solutions for every stage of manufacturers' operations, beginning by optimizing the way to source parts and materials. Robotics, automation technology and digital…

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Mid-tier IT services firm Hexaware Technologies has been growing steadily over the last one year by focusing on getting large clients and deliver new services such as automation and process transformation. Chief Executive R Srikrishna talked to BusinessLine on how the company is betting big on automation even if it…

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LMC Workholding has recently added a new Automated Turning Cell to its list of production equipment at its Logansport, IN manufacturing facility, as part of its continuing expansion. The new Mazak MY350 and Fanuc Automation R2000-265kg turning cell and Robot are used to load parts weighing up to 350 lbs.…

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Trillium US Inc, headquartered in Clackamas, OR, has announced the acquisition of the Oxford Instruments - Austin division, formerly known as Austin Scientific, effective November 23rd, 2015.  Focused on the helium compression based vacuum and temperature management and control sector, Oxford Instruments-Austin provides cryo pump, cold head and compressor service,…

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Siemens introduces AS-i SlimLine I/O modules for AS-Interface that are 17.5 and 22.5 millimeters wide. The AS-i SlimLine compact modules are just half the width of the predecessor devices, and they save space in the control cabinet and in distributed control boxes. They possess practice-oriented functions, such as device connectors…

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Egypt has secured a first tranche of financing for an 8 billion euro ($8.5 billion) plan for power plants to be built by Germany's Siemens , the company and electricity ministry said. The deal, which calls for three combined-cycle power plants with a capacity of 4,800 megawatts each, plus 12…

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ABB will combine the STRIEBEL & JOHN product range with its own range in the field of low-voltage products to offer complete systems from a single source in Germany. Further integrating the supply chain to electrical wholesale and direct industrial customers will improve efficiency. The parties agreed not to disclose…

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The process control industry is often challenged with harsh operating environments where existing technology does not meet measurement needs. Emerson has leveraged their pressure expertise and industry field experience to tackle these tough measurement challenges. First, the new Rosemount 3051S Thermal Range Expander with new UltraTherm™ 805 oil fill fluid…

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National Instruments (NI) has launched the latest version of its product LabVIEW, with enhanced speed and memory usage, with an aim to revolutionise the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space. Talking to BusinessLine at the 12th edition of NIDays to exhibit advancements in Industrial IoT, National Instruments Vice President (Sales…

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Monaghan-based McCabe Earthworks Ltd., a loyal Metso customer for nearly 15 years, recently took delivery of a Lokotrack LT120, the first equipment purchased from McHale Plant Sales, Metso's exclusive distributor in Ireland. A Lokotrack LT120 mobile jaw crusher, to be used for general hire, has been added to their current…