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Helukabel ,one of the world’s leading cable manufacturers, has joined the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), the non-profit organization that manages and oversees CC-Link networking technology. Helukabel,  has joined the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), the non-profit organization that manages and oversees CC-Link networking technology. CC-Link (control and communication link) is a…

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AMETEK announces the Taylor Hobson Talyrond 500H surface measurement tool that measures roundness, profile and surface finish on a single platform with high accuracy due to an extremely low noise floor. The Talyrond 500H is suited for high-accuracy measuring applications including precision bearings, fuel injectors, crankshafts and turbocharger parts. Numerous…

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Siemens AG (SIE) reported earnings that beat analyst estimates as a restructuring program at Europe’s largest engineering company started to bear fruit and profit from factory automation and building technologies offset energy project charges. Income from continuing operations rose 36 percent to 1.4 billion euros ($1.9 billion) in the fiscal…

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Natick-based Cognex Corp. announced record profits and revenues for its second quarter. The machine vision technology developer reported an adjusted net income of $28.64 million or 32 cents per share in the second quarter of 2014, compared to $18.69 million, or 21 cents per share, last year. Analysts expected the…

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TRICOR Coriolis Technology released TCM-230K 3” Coriolis flow meter.  This meter is particularly well suited to the Oil & Gas Industry in applications such as measuring the midstream transportation of oil & gas, rail car & truck loading, allocation metering in crude oil and natural gas production, and metering of…

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Dwyer Instruments released series DFMT2 digital paddlewheel flow transmitter. The Series DFMT2 Remote Digital Paddlewheel Flow Transmitter is a two piece digital flow transmitter that provides instantaneous, as well as totalizing flow monitoring. The two piece design allows the user to separate the control panel from the application, making it…

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Sigmatek, automation manufacturer from Austria sets up UK subsidiary for extrending support to machine automation systems, primarily under OEM sector, Located in Nottingham, the UK business chapter will  be headed by Managing Director Russ Kemp, who has got 25+ years of experience in automation sector. Althought the business in UK…

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Mersen Electrical Power releases compact low voltage switchgear. The product line includes fusible switches, non-fusible switches and PV-rated switches. For both fusible and non-fusible switches one key feature is the higher ratings versus competition (up to 4000A for non-fusible and up to 1250A for fusible). Beyond space savings result of…

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Silicon Microstructure introduces the SM6842 MEMS pressure sensor designed especially for ambient pressure measurement and available in an absolute pressure range of 15 PSI (103kPa).  The pressure sensor housing is based on standard surface mount technology and features a JEDEC compliant SOIC-8 footprint for straight-forward PCB design and assembly. The…

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Mineral processing equipment and automation systems provider Metso has expanded its service offering to Peru and Mexico by establishing mining service centres in the two countries. These investments, worth €6-million each, dovetail with Metso’s long-term strategy to strengthen its presence in North and South America. Peru’s new service centre, which…