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HMS Networks AB, a supplier of communication technology for industrial automation, Monday said it has received a major order from a European automation device manufacturer to deliver Industrial Ethernet communication based on Ethernet POWERLINK technology for AC drives. The total volume of the contract is approximately 1.4 million euros over…

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Sales rise 6.40% to Rs 433.18 crore Net profit of Honeywell Automation India declined 72.20% to Rs 7.11 crore in the quarter ended March 2015 as against Rs 25.58 crore during the previous quarter ended March 2014. Sales rose 6.40% to Rs 433.18 crore in the quarter ended March 2015…

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Adept Technology received an order totaling more than 1 million dollars for its Lynx autonomous intelligent vehicles (AIVs) product. The customer is Techmetics Solutions, an automation solutions provider to the hospitality, food and beverage industry in Southeast Asia. Robot deliveries are scheduled throughout the next 12 months, beginning in June…

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Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced today its operations in Rio de Janeiro and Lawrence, Massachusetts, have received orders totaling approximately $18 million (USD) for pumping systems for the Petroperú Talara refinery in Piura, Peru. The orders were booked…

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Aligning with the global strategy, ABB India has drawn up a road map to expand its footprint in India and globally to service the traditional and emerging markets. In line with this, it is planning to expand its engineering division at India Operations Centre (INOPC). Set up in 2007 with…

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Fourth-quarter sales at ATS Automation Tooling Systems jumped 44 per cent due to revenue from its recently acquired German operations and higher order bookings. The Cambridge-based manufacturer of factory automation systems recorded sales of $289.4 million in the fourth quarter ended March 31, up from $200.7 million in the same…

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Endress+Hauser introduces the Loading Metering Skid (LMS), a certified solution for custody transfer of light hydrocarbons including gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and marine gas to and from tanker trucks, railcars and ships. The skid includes a Promass Coriolis mass flow meter, batch controller, grounding system, temperature sensor, digital start-stop valve,…

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PSG Institute of Technology and Research Centre here has signed a MOU with Bengaluru-based Festo India Pvt Ltd, for starting Festo Industrial Automation Centre. The Centre will offer its students direct access to Festo's industrial knowledge and technologies and these learning systems will place students in real life situations and…

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Elitron’s innovative Heleva automatic feeding system is proving a hit with industrial-scale wide-format printers. The Italian manufacturer introduced Heleva at Fespa Digital last year. It now has three installs with another six in the pipeline. “Initially the market was surprised about this product. Now, they understand the flexibility of the…

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Alcatel-Lucent this week extended its carrier SDN product line with an automation and network control system designed to accelerate service provisioning from multivendor IP and optical infrastructure. The company’s Network Services Platform combines Alcatel-Lucent’s SDN-based software with its 5260 service-aware management system, Service Router operating system and the 1830 Photonic…