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Engineering major Siemens Ltd has bagged orders worth Rs 450 crore from Varanasi-based Diesel Locomotive Works. "The mobility division of Siemens Ltd has won three orders worth approximately Rs 450 crore from... Diesel Locomotive Works of Indian Railways for locomotive equipment," Siemens said a statement. The company further said that…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $24 million from Kenya Power, the national electric utility and the country’s largest power transmission and distribution company, to upgrade an existing substation in Nairobi. This will help boost capacity and strengthen the capital city’s grid.…

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Underwriters Laboratories confirmed that B&R products comply with IEC 61508, IEC 62061 and ISO 13849 – the recognized standards for safety technology. In particular, functional safety certification by UL verifies compliance with applicable North American standards such as ANSI/UL 1998. Having successfully completed the certification process, B&R's portfolio of integrated…

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Egemin Automation installed a fully automated warehouse system at Kim's Chocolates for the internal transport, automated storage, and order picking of chocolate products. Egemin's system includes three automated warehouses for the storage of semi-finished products, packaging materials and finished products. Three automated guided vehicles transport goods between warehouses and production.…

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Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, will demonstrate multiple industry standard server applications, Hypervisors and OSes running on Cavium ThunderX reference systems at Linaro Connect Asia 2015 during the week of February 9,…

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 Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and IHSE, a leading provider of KVM products supporting long distance signal extenders, today announced a partnership to demonstrate IHSE's new high speed Draco tera matrix switcher system extending USB 3.0 signals through Icron's USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3022 with…

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“We continue to build on our original vision of helping the industry produce more, at higher quality, and lower cost,” says Ron Deideman, SUN Automation President, “Our focus will always be on developing products to meet the challenges facing our customers and the industry. We won’t lose sight of our…

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Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser applied the finishing touches to his overhaul of the German industrial group with the announcement on Friday of 7,800 job cuts designed to streamline management and speed decision-making. The roughly 2 percent cut to the trains-to-turbines group's global workforce will generate productivity gains of about…

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Axiomtek launched eBOX626-841-FL, a fanless embedded box system utilizing a dual core Intel Atom processor E3826 1.46 GHz onboard. The ultra-slim fanless embedded computer supports one DDR3L-1066/1333 SO-DIMM socket with system memory up to 8 GB, and offers two full HD displays: HDMI and VGA, four USB ports, and three…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth more than $50 million to supply the electrical system for one of the world’s first commercial floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities, and the second to be owned by Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS. It will…