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ADLINK Technology announced CompactPCI and VPX blades  based on the Intel Xeon Processor D-1500 Product Family. These are based on 14nm technology-based, server-class Intel processors that bring intelligence to the edge for IoT,  military and transport applications where ruggedness and compute requirements are intense and space is at a premium.…

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As technology continues to advance at a rapid rate, fuelled by enabling technologies such as the Internet of Things, leveraging new technologies to stay ahead of the competition is now more important than ever. To showcase new trends and technologies in motor control, Rockwell Automation recently held the inaugural Power…

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Over 40 AUMA electric actuators are successfully operating at the Bahrain Ministry of Works’ Muharraq Sewage Treatment Plant in Bahrain, which  has a treatment capacity of 100,000 cubic meters per day. Built on reclaimed land, under the management of the Muharraq STP company, the project is part of Bahrain’s first…

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Kaman Corporation announced that its Distribution Segment (Kaman) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Calkins Fluid Power, Inc. (Calkins), a distributor of fluid power components and systems. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Founded in the 1920s, Calkins is a full-line authorized distributor…

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German industrial group Siemens has signed a long-term energy cooperation agreement worth over a billion euros ($1.1 billion) with Bolivia, it said on Friday. Under the terms of the memorandum of understanding, Siemens intends to supply gas turbine combined cycle equipment to expand three thermal power plants owned by state…

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Emerson Process Management announces a new release of SmartProcess Blend which incorporates a new Blend Order Management System as well as an enhanced on-line and off-line optimizer for control of continuous in-line blenders. Emerson’s SmartProcess Blend package is a complete, integrated suite of applications native to the standard DeltaV™ distributed…

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Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, is set to unveil new industry automation solutions to oil and gas professionals at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec). The company will be presenting its latest Okken intelligent switchboard solutions and Tricon CX Compact Safety…

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Phoenix Contact expanded its range of Power Turn high-current terminals to include options with maximum wire sizes from 10 AWG to 250 MCM. The terminals make it easy and secure to connect the conductors, using just a standard screwdriver and a single-lever movement. The conductors can also be directly inserted…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced a five-year agreement to provide maintenance, support and project delivery to Refining NZ, New Zealand's sole oil refinery, through the HPS Assurance 360 program. Building on a relationship spanning more than 25 years, Refining NZ selected HPS to provide full lifecycle maintenance for the refinery's…

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ABB doubles workforce at its global engineering and operations center in Chennai and opens a new UPS production facility near Bangalore. ABB’s expansion of the Chennai center demonstrates its commitment to the country’s “Make in India” policy, aimed at strengthening its industrial base and fueling economic growth. The competency center,…