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Zhejiang Rifa Digital Precision Machinery * Says Italian unit signs agreement to supply equipment to with GE Avio worth 4.65 million euros ($5.14 million).   reuters.com

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SemGas selected Flow-Cal’s software suite as their corporate gas measurement solution. SemGas has chosen to implement Flow-Cal’s Client/Server version with TESTit and CALCit field products, providing field and office personnel with advanced tools for automation, equipment testing and verification, as well as gas flow measurement calculations. SemGas, based in Tulsa,…

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Güdel, Inc. and ATI Industrial Automation announce collaboration on transfer press systems where exchangeable transfer rails are secured by specially engineered couplers. This coupler upgrade mitigates common issues that cause other exchangeable rails to get stuck between die changes. With numerous production runs and die changes per day, this is…

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FCI announces Minitek MicroSpace 1.27/1.5mm Crimp-to-Wire (CtW) connector. The connector enables contact pitch compatibility with the LV214 Severity-2 standard. The connectors are ideal when high vibration endurance is required. The design features primary and secondary contact retention, Poka-yoke polarization and a visual mismatch prevention system that eliminates application errors. A…

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Automated Valve & Equipment Co. of Cleveland has acquired TechniQuip Inc. of Eastlake for an undisclosed amount. Automated Valve, a distributor of valves, valve automation and specialty piping products, is a division of Cleveland-based Ohio Pipe Valves & Fittings Inc. The July 1 acquisition of TechniQuip was a natural fit,…

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An NCR based two wheeler company tracks its fleet of trucks across the length and breadth of the country using GPS technology. Another Chennai based auto manufacturer is toying with the thought of launching connected vehicles. The company also tracks pollution levels and productivity across its shop floors using connected…

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India's largest software services exporter, Tata Consultancy Services, on Thursday posted better than expected quarterly net profit and said it would increase investments in digital services to meet faster adoption by clients. India's information technology firms have in recent months moved towards higher value services and are focusing on digital…

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AutomationDirect’s line of SureGear precision servo gearboxes now includes hub-style inline models. The PGD series provides high torque ratings and rigidity. The compact design and hub-style output is ideal for equipment that requires high-speed, high-precision indexing movement. The torsion stiffness and the low backlash of the planetary gearing combine to…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth around $25 million from the electrical transmission system operator RTE France to supply transformer products and services to create safe, reliable grid connections for ongoing offshore wind power projects that will help boost France’s renewable energy supply.…

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U.S. conglomerate General Electric (GE.N) has just over a week to offer concessions and head off EU regulatory concerns about its 12.4-billion-euro ($13.7 billion) bid for Alstom's power unit, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The company faces a tough challenge after the European Commission warned that…