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GE Oil & Gas announced the development of the next-generation RootsTM advanced efficiency centrifugal compressor to significantly boost the energy efficiency of industrial air/gas and wastewater applications. Building on more than 90 years of Roots compressor technology, this compressor will help operators reduce plant energy consumption. Compression energy accounts for…

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The new FlexSight LS2000 Line-of-Sight Infrared Gas Detector from Detector Electronics Corp. (Det-Tronics) is a next-generation solution for line-of-sight gas detection. Available immediately, the FlexSight LS2000 sets a new standard for infrared line-of-sight gas detectors with improved optical field of view, an advanced housing design, simplified mount and breakthrough alignment…

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Renault Group plans to raise the plant’s degree of automation from only 5 pc today to 20 pc in five years’ time In the context in which Renault Group faces the French Government’s offensive to enhance the state’s authority in the decision-making process, as well as the trade unions’ demands…

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German industrial group Siemens posted a slightly larger-than-expected 5 percent drop in quarterly industrial profit as a weak result at its digital factory unit compounded problems at its energy operations. Siemens said on Thursday it would cut an additional 4,500 jobs, or roughly 1 percent of the global workforce, as…

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Eltek, announced the Flatpack S Wallbox, a new high-efficiency (HE) power system with flexible power configuration for small-load industrial, marine and rail applications. Eltek's Flatpack S Wallbox is a new product that utilizes Eltek's compact, Flatpack S high-efficiency rectifiers that typically achieve AC/DC power conversion efficiency levels above 95 percent…

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Antaira Technologies is proud to announce the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the LNX-1202G-SFP and LNX-1204G-SFP series. Antaira’s new LNX-1202G-SFP and LNX-1204G-SFP industrial Gigabit unmanaged Ethernet switches offer the highest density of Gigabit Ethernet port connectivity in the market. The combination of SFP fiber…

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Siemens has expanded the analytical spectrum of its Siprocess GA700 gas analysis system with the release of Ultramat 7 and Calomat 7 analyzer modules. Together with the Oxymat 7 module, which is already available, users can configure flexible analytical solutions, for example, for measuring oxygen, hydrogen, noble gases, or infrared-active…

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ST Robotics announces ST-RVS Vision System that includes a Matrox GigE camera (1920x1448 pixels), C-mount lens with zoom, focus and exposure control and LED lighting. The  vision system can measure to 0.1mm and send precise coordinates of an object to the robot. The hardware and RobWin software are easily installed…

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Emerson Process Management has launched its next generation Roxar subsea Wetgas Meter for accurate production measurement, reduced risk, and improved flow assurance in gas and gas condensate fields. Hydrates, corrosion, scaling and water coning in the reservoir represent the biggest challenges to offshore gas producers and are all caused by…

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Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 megawatts, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services' data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled…