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The boards of Yokogawa Electric Corp., and KBC Advanced Technologies plc announced they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all cash acquisition by Yokogawa of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of KBC. KBC shareholders will be entitled to receive 210 pence in cash…

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Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson, has been tapped by Cameron LNG to help automate its new liquefaction project, adding three LNG trains to facilitate export of domestic natural gas to international markets. Because of its LNG expertise and proven track record in delivering complex projects on time,…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa (Thailand) Ltd., has received letters of intent for the purchase of control systems for 12 combined cycle cogeneration plants*1 that are to be built for small power producers (SPP)*2 in Thailand. The 12 SPPs responsible for these projects are all special purpose…

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The Michelin Group has awarded a four-year contract to Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) that designates the industrial automation and information company as the preferred provider to all the Michelin Group’s factories worldwide. The agreement extends to the Rockwell Automation industrial automation, power, control, industrial software and services offerings. The Michelin…

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Switzerland-based instrumentation and process automation company, Endress + Hauser has its sights set on doubling its India revenue to $8 billion by 2020. They aim to achieve this target by the means of associated work with the “Smart Cities” of India. Having already rubbed elbows with the Municipal Corporations of…

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As per a company spokeperson of General Electric, the firm has its sights set on business prospects in Iran due to which the Chief Executive of GE’s oil and gas division sojourned in the Middle-Eastern country recently. CEO of GE Oil & Gas, Lorenzo Simonelli’s trip was timed in such…

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Siemens Building Technologies Division has selected LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru software. As technology partner, service provider, system integrator and product vendor, Building Technologies has offerings for safety and security as well as building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management. “We needed a strong modeling technology platform…

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The Bosch Rexroth Corporation is investing $5 million over the next few years to expand its hydraulics manufacturing operation at the Southchase Industrial Park in Fountain Inn. The announcement was made by the Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC). The investment will enhance unique product development capabilities. The current facility is the manufacturing home…

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APM Terminals Mumbai, which loads the majority of the freight passing through Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, has moved a step further with its gate automation drive, allowing faster truck turnarounds at India’s biggest, public container gateway. The private operator, also known as Gateway Terminals India, on Monday announced it set…

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Anil Agarwal, chairman of Vedanta Resources, will invest $10 billion (Rs 68,000 crore) to set up the country's first LCD panel manufacturing plant in Maharashtra. Twinstar Display Technologies, a new company promoted by Vedanta's subsidiary Volcano Investments, will make the investment to build the plant, Agarwal said in an interview…