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Impress Sensors & Systems introduces DCT 532 pressure sensor with a digital i2C interface, making it suitable for a wide range of pressure measurement applications in OEM and machine building applications, including medical devices, pharmaceutical machines, food processing machines and other process engineering equipment. The i2C interface provides complete integration…

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Rockwell Automation introduced its new Allen-Bradley PanelView 800 family of graphic terminals, designed to help reduce boot-up time, increase installation flexibility, and save space. The terminals, available in 4-inch, 7-inch and 10-inch display sizes, feature an 800 MHz CPU processor and up to 256 MB of flash and dynamic memory…

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Emerson Process Management has introduced new spectral resolution options for the CSI 9420 Wireless Vibration Transmitter that reduce bandwidth requirements and improve power module life. Data log and configuration capabilities have been added to streamline user interaction with multiple transmitters on a single gateway. These enhancements are delivered via the…

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ABB’s CoriolisMaster FCB300 and FCH300 mass flowmeters have attained DNV GL Maritime certification. Testing conducted by DNV GL on these flowmeters verified their electromagnetic compatibility as well as accuracy under severe conditions of vibration. The CoriolisMaster mass flowmeters have already been installed in many maritime applications. Typical functions include fuel…

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Siemens gained over Vestas to top the global wind turbine market as measured by market share of newly installed machines connected to the grid in 2014, according to an industry report, but the gap between the top three companies is small. MAKE Consulting, a Danish renewable energy consultancy, said wind…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) will handle critical project management and engineering for yet another oil and natural gas platform that will tap energy reserves off the coast of Vietnam. Operated by Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC), the TGT-H5 wellhead platform located in the Te Giac Trang (TGT) Field off…

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today it will launch a significantly more compact 600V three-phase bridge driver IC for driving power semiconductors in three-phase inverter systems. Sales will begin on April 1. Consumer appliances and industrial machinery are increasingly using variable-frequency inverters in their motor control systems to save energy and…

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GE’s Digital Energy business announced that UK Power Networks—the U.K.’s largest power distribution company—is the first to implement its latest release of its Automated Power Restoration System (APRS) on a live system. UK Power Networks will be deploying this latest innovative technology, a module of GE’s PowerOnTM advanced distribution management…

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ABB and Johnson Controls has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to intensify collaboration of their offerings for the commercial and industrial facility market in Singapore. The agreement is the latest development in the long-standing relationship between ABB and Johnson Controls and will provide customers with an expanded product portfolio in…

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GE announced the official opening of a new oil and gas facility in Broome, Western Australia, specifically designed to service subsea projects. The regional facility will support the offshore installation phase of the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project, which includes local support for the preparation, storage and routine maintenance of subsea…