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Teledyne DALSA announces Xtium-CL MX4 frame grabber, a Camera Link compatible image processing board based on the industry-standard PCI Express Gen 2.0 expansion bus to deliver high speed images to host memory. Xtium frame grabbers are engineered to meet the ever-increasing image resolution and faster frame rates of today’s camera…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) today announced that its control technology will help improve efficiency and reliability at LUKOIL’s gasoline blending facility in Kstovo, Russia. The company’s Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez refinery uses HPS’ Profit® Blend Optimizer software, which is designed specifically for on-line blend reformulation and optimization, allowing for efficient production of fuels…

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Siemens is partnering with Con Edison, the utility that powers New York City, to install technology that will help keep Con Edison customers in sections of Lower Manhattan in service during severe flooding. With its distribution feeder automation project Con Edison will ensure that unexpected weather events and flooding will…

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Pittman releases EC042B brushless DC motors, available in three motor lengths with a continuous torque range of 11 Ncm – 31 Ncm and a peak torque range of 35 Ncm – 99 Ncm. The high torque density model is designed as an economical, yet higher performance, general purpose servo motor.…

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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, titled Industrial Controls System Market – Global Industry Analysis Size Share Growth Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2021, the global Industrial Controls market was valued at $58 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $81 billion by 2021,…

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A multi-million investment in robotics and automation tech will double Mr Kipling’s cake production capacity in UK factory, parent company Premier Foods has confirmed. Premier Foods revealed a £20 million production line boasting 47 new robots and large-scale automation technology that means Mr Kipling cake slices are untouched by human…

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Spirax-Sarco Engineering has acquired the MasoSine sinusoidal pump manufacturing and distribution business from PRIMIX Corp, Japan, for £2.8m. The purchase consideration excludes any cash or debt balances and will be financed from the group’s existing cash resources. The acquisition, confirmed on Thursday, is expected to provide an immediate albeit small…

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Siemens has clinched a major order from Dong Energy to construct an offshore wind power plant with a capacity of 580 MW in Britain. As per the deal, Siemens will supply, erect and commission 91 of its 6MW direct drive wind turbines with performance enhancing features. The wind turbines with…

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Siemens has expanded its portfolio of rugged network components with the Ruggedcom RMC8388 - a cost effective compact time converter designed to operate in harsh environments with widely varying climatic and environmental conditions. Withstanding extreme temperature from -40 up to +85 degrees Celsius, vibration and shock the device offers high…

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More than 1,200 people, representing many of the world’s leading industrial manufacturing companies, attended Honeywell’s largest annual customer gathering last week in San Antonio, Texas. The event marked the 40th anniversary of the Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas symposium. The symposium celebrated the advances made in the world’s process automation…