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Further solidifying its commitment to expanding and enhancing its electrical distribution equipment capabilities and offerings, GE’s Industrial Solutions business (NYSE: GE) today announced it is investing $7.4 million in its West Burlington, Iowa, manufacturing facility and creating 120 new jobs. The investment will be used to expand GE’s medium-voltage product…

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Emerson Process Management has joined forces with Intel® Security, part of Intel, to enhance and strengthen its integrated cybersecurity solution to better secure the DeltaV™ distributed control system (DCS). This increased layer of cyber protection is designed to help safeguard critical assets and data. This strategic relationship reinforces Emerson’s commitment…

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Metso is opening a new service center specialized in process valve and field equipment solutions in Gothenburg, Sweden. The investment supports the company's strategy to grow its service capabilities globally. The 1,700 square meter facility comprises a valve service center, Metso sales office and training facilities. The center is ideally…

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ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its cutting edge power technologies at the ongoing GCC Cigré Conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The event which kicked off today (November 3), will conclude on November 5. The event is a key platform for discussion of global…

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Siemens will be supplying the power island for Panda Power Funds' 1,124 megawatt (MW) Hummel Station combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. After becoming operational in early 2018 the facility will supply power for more than one million households in large power markets in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Philadelphia and…

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GE announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid businesses. The completion of the transaction follows the regulatory approval of the deal in over 20 countries and regions including the EU, U.S., China, India, Japan and Brazil. It is GE’s largest-ever industrial acquisition. GE reached…

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ESK India, an arm of France-based Sonepar Group has entered into an association with the US based Rockwell Automation for distributor relationship for North India. "ESK India, a 100 per cent subsidiary of France-based Sonepar Group has entered into an association with the US based Rockwell Automation, a dedicated industrial…

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Operating in Angola’s Block 17 offshore oilfield, the giant Total CLOV FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel relies on its HVAC system not only for the comfort and safety of crew members but also to provide a stable operating environment for PLCs and associated critical control equipment. The application…

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The retraction system for industrial robots enables cost-effective, automatic guidance of energy supply systems and supply hoses. The motion plastics experts igus has developed a lightweight, cost-effective retraction system for the automatic retraction of cables and hoses. The new Triflex RSE system prevents looping of the cable carrier, allowing power,…

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General Electric will eliminate more than 300 jobs by closing its valve factory in Avon and moving that work to Florida, even as the industrial giant adds hundreds of white-collar positions in Massachusetts. The layoffs will take place in waves until the plant closes in mid-2016, with the first round…