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Yokogawa Electric Corporation and GasSecure AS, a Dräger owned company, announce the delivery of the world's first SIL2*1-certified wireless gas detection system for use at an LNG production facility in Northern Europe. On this date, the two companies will begin promoting the unique capabilities of this system solution to companies…

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SICK announces Profiler 2 short range distance sensor that measures profiles and surfaces of complex objects with one laser line. Up to four areas of an object can be analyzed at the same time with a single measurement. Featuring 10 integrated measurement functions (e.g., height, width, angle), the Profiler 2…

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Siemens, a global technology powerhouse, said it has won a major contract from the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) for the turnkey construction of three substations in the country besides a contract to supply air-insulated switchgears. As per the deal, the company will supply three 132/11kV substations as…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $28 million from India’s leading transmission company, PowerGrid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL), for the extension of three substations in Vadodara, Manesar and Malerkotla, across the country’s eastern and northern regions. ABB’s solution will help augment…

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Okuma America announced the interactive Industry Parts Viewer  that provides users with a view of industry-specific assemblies and parts. The viewer allows users to choose from automotive, aerospace and oil and energy industries to explore component parts and the CNC machine used for cutting each specific part. Users select an…

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As a dominant player in the industrial automation industry, Rockwell Automation should benefit enormously from the accelerating trend of industrial automation. Rockwell Automation's growing international presence should help propel growth, especially with the rise in demand from emerging markets like Latin America. The company's architecture/software and control products/solutions segments should…

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Oman's Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) announced the launch of an automation system to regulate the Sultanate's potable water infrastructure.   The Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system that will help PAEW centrally monitor and manage potential leaks, breakdowns and other deficiencies in its expanding water networks.…

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Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released the latest version of its Hirschmann network management software. Industrial HiVision 6.0 enables streamlined network management and delivers comprehensive security functionalities for the configuration and supervision of industrial Ethernet networks. With this software, industrial networks can…

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Introduces the industry’s first solution to connect digital industrial machinery easily to a plant’s Wi-Fi infrastructure  Award winning Wi-NEXT® today announced the launch of a new product in its WiseMesh® product family: the Wi-NEXT End Node Digital. This is the only device today that can connect Modbus, CANbus, Profibus and…

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Taiwan-based industrial PC makers including Advantech, Adlink Technology, Nexcom and Delta Technology have all been pushing products based on the Ethernet for Control Automation Technology (EtherCAT) standard, looking to enter into China's Made in China 2025 project. Although the proportion of EtherCAT-based products is small in the IPC market currently,…