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 GF Machinine Solutions' Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling machine with pallet changer (PCH) as well as the AgieCharmilles CUT 20 P wire and FORM 20iRTC sinker EDMs address the medical device machining market. Mikron HSM 200U LP Available in 3- and 5-axis versions, the Mikron HSM 200U LP…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth over $100 million from Energinet.dk, the Danish transmission system operator, to build an alternating current (AC) cable system that will enable the integration and transmission of power from the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm to the mainland…

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EU antitrust regulators will open a full-scale investigation into German industrial group Siemens' (SIEGn.DE) $7.6 billion bid for U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc (DRC.N), two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The move will ratchet up the pressure on the companies to offer concessions to allay…

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US-based Rockwell Automation want to focus on tapping opportunities available in two largest emerging markets like India and China, saying these countries have huge prospects for growth due to rapid pace of urbanisation, according to a top company official. “We are clearly focused on the biggest emerging markets like India,…

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As part of a widespread industry trend, Houston-based FMC Technologies Inc. will cut about 2,000 jobs, about 10 percent of its jobs companywide, according to Fuel Fix. FMC Technologies has about 20,000 employees globally, nearly 7,000 of which are in the U.S. FMC Technologies is the ninth-largest Houston-area manufacturing company…

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Yokogawa Electric and  Cisco Systems delivered Shell’s SecurePlant initiative at Shell. SecurePlant is a comprehensive security management solution for plant control systems that was jointly developed as an initiative between Cisco, a leader in the IT industry, Yokogawa, a leader in mission-critical plant automation systems, and Shell. The three companies…

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Leading European IT and Business Process Services provider Sopra Steria today announced that it has partnered with Blue Prism, itself the leading developer of Enterprise Robotic Process Automation (ERPA) software, to offer customers a pioneering service to expedite delivery of core processes more efficiently, accurately and cost-effectively. “Lean Process Automation…

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RS Components has added over 160 high-quality safety switches and accessories to its automation and control portfolio by establishing a trade agreement with IDEM Safety Switches. The agreement gives RS customers access to advanced UK-made safety switches that combine outstanding value with patented features for enhanced performance and reliability. These…

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Omron Automation India showcased its industrial automation technology offerings at SPS Automation India 2015, an industrial controls and automation trade fair, held at Gandhinagar recently. According to a press release issued by the company, the exhibition, in its first edition, focussed on all key innovative technologies across the realm of…

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Tecan will soon be launching a new Fluent™ Laboratory Automation Solution designed to offer greater throughput and flexibility for compound management workflows*. Building on the success of the Fluent™ cell-based assay workstation launched in summer 2014, this second application-oriented system introduces a number of new hardware and software options that…