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Following a resolution at a meeting of its Board of Directors held today, OMRON Corporation (Headquarters: Kyoto, Japan; President & CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) announced its entry into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Delta Tau Data Systems, Inc. of California (hereinafter referred to as "DT"), which…

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Valmet has entered into a marine automation partnership with SeaKing Electrical, a marine and industrial electrical engineering company based in the Liverpool region, UK. According to the agreement, SeaKing Electrical will become an official distributor for Valmet's automation services to the maritime industry in the UK. SeaKing Electrical's role will…

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Lion Precision introduces CPL350 single-channel capacitive displacement sensor that  provides resolutions as high as 0.0007% at 100 Hz or 0.004% at 15 kHz. It does all this in 2x2x4 inch package (50x50x200 mm). A BNC single-ended output is provided, or for maximum resolution with longer cable runs, a differential output…

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Emerson Process Management is making energy harvesting a reality for its Smart Wireless transmitters through the use of Perpetuum’s Vibration Energy Harvester and Intelligent Power Module solutions. Energy harvesting converts un-used energy, such as vibration from pumps and motors, into electric energy. Perpetuum vibration energy harvesters provide external power to…

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Rockwell Automation Inc, which makes automation systems that help factories run smoothly, reported a 4.5 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a strong dollar and slowing industrial production growth. Rockwell, which gets about 48 percent of its annual revenue from outside the United States, tightened its 2015 adjusted earnings…

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Ealing introduces USB enabled motor controller for use with Ealing motor driver and encoder driver actuators and DC servo motors that operate from three volts to twelve volts. Price: $345. The controller can control up to two open or closed loop DC servo motors. The controller is enabled through a…

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Honeywell International Inc (HON.N) has made its largest purchase in more than a decade, agreeing to buy the utility consumption metering business of Britain's Melrose Industries Plc (MRON.L) for about $5.1 billion. The move, announced on Tuesday, is the first major deal for Honeywell, the U.S. diversified industrial manufacturer, since…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned and handed over the DolWin1 offshore wind grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. The 800 megawatts (MW) High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link connects offshore wind farms around 75 kilometers off the German coast in the…

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Moxa releases AWK-3131A Wireless Bridge with AeroLink Protection that automatically restores communications within 300ms of connection failure to help industrial wireless networks avoid interruptions. AWK-3131A supports IEEE 802.11n technology with a maximum net data rate of 300 Mbps, plus AeroLink Protection redundancy to prevent a single point of failure from…

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Alliance Sensors announces LRS-18 LVIT LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) spring loaded, contactless devices designed for dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation. LRS-18 Features: • Excellent stroke to length ratio • Contactless operation prevents internal wearout from dithering or rapid cycling • Ranges from 12.5 to 100 mm (0.5 to 4.0…