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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it has signed a technical license agreement with Asia General Transformer Co., Ltd. (AGT) to supply the Myanmar-based manufacturer with design and supervisory technical support for the production of 100MVA 230/66kV oil-immersed core-form transformers. Mitsubishi Electric will provide electrical design documents, technical assistance, technical…

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Phoenix Contact releases PLC relays that are dual-rated for ATEX and Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations. The single-pole, double-throw relays measure 6.2-mm wide, while the double-pole, double-throw relays are 14-mm wide. The replacement relays are hot-swappable for easy maintenance. The relay modules feature RTIII-sealed relays and safe isolation of…

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Emerson Process Management’s Micro Motion Coriolis and Rosemount 8800 Vortex Flowmeters have been certified to the ASME B31.1 Power Piping design standards, in addition to the existing B31.3 Process Piping design standard. “We are committed to serving the power industry and are excited to announce compliance to B31.1 Power Piping…

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ADLINK Technology announced Talos-3012 IEC 61131-3-compliant automation controller and EPS Series time-deterministic I/O and motion control system. The combined solution provides time-deterministic control of automatic process, featuring high performance, easy development, rugged construction, intelligent management in ultra-small form factors, and minimal total cost of ownership. Integrated hardware and software elements,…

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VARD is pleased to announce that through its subsidiary Seaonics, it has acquired ICD Software, a leading provider of automation and control system software for the offshore and marine sectors. Established in 2011 and 51% controlled by VARD, Seaonics delivers winches, cranes and handling equipment to the offshore and maritime…

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Valmet will supply automation to the new EnviRecover waste-to-energy plant in Hartlebury, Worcestershire, UK. The delivery will take place in November 2015, and the system will be handed over to the customer in November 2016. The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2015 orders received. The value of the…

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Automated Machine Systems Inc., announced Tuesday, June 23, the construction of a $2 million, 41,250-square foot manufacturing facility in the Georgetown Industrial Center. Automated Machine Systems, a design and supply integrator providing automation, computerization, and software solutions has experienced significant growth and expects to create up to 12 new jobs…

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General Electric Company(GE) recently announced a multi-year joint development agreement with Cascade Technologies, Inc to apply new technologies to improve the next generation of gas turbines. Cascade Technologies develops and supports analysis tools for engineering applications. This collaboration is expected to deliver higher efficiency and lower emissions in gas turbines…

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Eaton announced PowerXL DG1 variable speed drive (VSD) pump solution that can provide up to 70 percent energy savings for equipment in the machine building, manufacturing, oil and gas and marine industries, depending on the machine duty cycle. The industrial pump solution, available in open- or closed-loop motion control configurations,…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced today that its automation and security systems will help Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG) expand its southeast Texas liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal into a world-class liquefaction and export operation. This expansion will give Freeport LNG 13.9 million tons a year of export capacity.…