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US-based Rockwell Automation Inc, which has over $6.62 billion dedicated to Industrial Automation and Information, is now planning to focus on further expanding its global footprint in some of the biggest emerging markets such as India, China and South-East Asia. Rockwell Automation employs over 20,000 professionals globally, with almost a…

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Yaskawa releases Z1000U HVAC Matrix Drive that provides harmonic mitigation, power factor control, and energy savings in a single package. The HVAC Matrix drive (Z1000U) provides extremely low harmonic distortion in a space-saving design, along with the same HVAC-specific features as the standard Z1000. This single component solution achieves excellent…

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Moxa releases ioLogik 2500 4-in-1 smart data acquisition solution that combines I/O functionality, an Ethernet switch, serial/Modbus connectivity, and up to 32 GB of data logging into a single remote device. Using the company's Click&Go Plus logic technology to control the I/O array, the ioLogik 2500 empowers engineers to reduce…

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Metso received in 2014 significant repeat order for valves with accessories and spare parts for Jamnagar Phase 3 refinery, the projects are being implemented at the world's largest oil refinery located at Jamnagar Gurajat, India. The refinery complex is owned and operated by Reliance Industries Limited.   Metso's delivery scope…

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Hon Hai Group, the world’s largest contract electronics maker and a major supplier to Apple Inc, plans to adopt industrial automation for 70 percent of its product lines over the next three years to cope with a rising shortage of labor in China, group chairman Terry Gou said yesterday. The…

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TURCK releases Deutsch DT overmolded connectors for the mobile equipment industry. The connectors ensure longevity in demanding environments where shock, vibration, cold temperature, moisture and oils can affect performance. The overmolded design, TPE jacketing and IP67 rating provide additional reinforcement, abrasion and oil resistance, and superior performance in a ready-to-use…

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Siemens has received an order for the supply of two steam turbine generator units for the Balkhash coal-fired power plant in Kazakhstan. The EPC contractor is a Korean joint venture consisting of Samsung C&T and Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. The operator and end customer for the plant is the Balkhash…

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Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Shanghai Hi-tech Control System Co., Ltd. to jointly develop, market and sell new industrial networking solutions. HiTe Control is a leading industrial automation systems provider with established divisions throughout…

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Valin Corporation, a leading provider of process control and automation solutions for the technology, energy, life sciences, natural resources, and transportation markets, awards Bosch Rexroth as the 2014 Supplier of the Year. This is the first year that Bosch Rexroth receives Valin’s Supplier of the Year Award, an honor which…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $11 million from the Swedish utility Svenska kraftnät to design, manufacture, and supply a submarine cable system under the bay of Edsviken in northern Stockholm. The link is part of the larger grid project Stockholms Ström,…