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HARTING releases monoblock inserts for Han-Eco and Han-Yellock modular connectors. With these inserts, a single Han-Eco or Han-Yellock connector can replace a bigger connector or multiple units for significant space savings on the device or control cabinet. The Han-Eco monoblock E inserts with screw termination are designed as snap-in modules…

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NK Technologies ASD Series Current Sensing Switches provide a limit alarm contact with an easy adjustment method . These current sensing switches feature a single turn potentiometer, allowing the trip point to be set before the sensor is installed or before the monitored circuit is energized. In conjunction, the ASD…

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Nachi Robotic Systems introduces MZ07 Series ultra high-speed Robots. The MZ07 robot arm features ultra high-speed motion capability with advanced through-arm dress capabilities to simplify routing of hoses and cables for material handling, assembly, vision and many other applications. Boasting an IP67 rating, the MZ07 robot has 0.31 second cycle…

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GENERAL Electric (GE), in partnership with the Dangote Foundation and Points of Light, has in Nigeria launched the first global installation of GE’s Garages programme – an innovation and manufacturing centre where aspiring makers and entrepreneurs can go to develop new skills and learn about advanced manufacturing technologies. Garages Nigeria…

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The Great Place to Work® Institute named NI among the UK’s best workplaces for the 9th consecutive year. NI UK ranks #3 in the medium category (50-499 employees) for 2014, a testament to our commitment to the 100-year plan and strong company culture.   NI’s vision-driven approach has brought consistent…

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Hexagon Metrology announced Probe Laser 20.8 (HP-L-20.8) external laser scanner for use with the ROMER Absolute Arm. It works on complex surfaces and work pieces made of the most challenging shiny materials such as machined, cast, stamped or forged metals, plastics, carbon fiber and many more. Combining the HP-L-20.8 laser…

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Equities research analysts at BNP Paribas started coverage on shares of Spectris plc (LON:SXS) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm set an “outperform” rating and a GBX 2,650 ($45.10) price target on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target would suggest a potential upside of 19.37%…

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The Californian automation manufacturer Opto 22 has announced a new version of its groov Box industrial appliance that hosts mobile operator interfaces for almost any automation system. Users simply connect their automation system to the Box, and then connect authorised mobile devices, via either a Web browser or an app…

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Unitronics introduces SAMBA palm-size PLC controller. It has a 3.5” QVGA 16-bit touchscreen that enables data entry and display of variable data, including color Trend graphs and alarm screens.  Samba supports 24 user-designed screens, and up to 40 images per application. The integrated PLC controller offers a broad range of…

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Belden launched two robust entry-level switches in its Hirschmann product range. The SPIDER II 16TX EEC and SPIDER II 16TX/2DS-S EEC switches have a high port density, thus offering a cost-effective means for implementing industrial Ethernet technology. Both SPIDER switches can be used to implement flexible networking solutions for a…