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Harmonic Drive releases SolutionKit servo actuators  that  can be customized for high precision applications. SolutionKit allows users to specify custom gears, motors, encoder feedback systems, output bearings, sensors, windings, protective coatings and ingress protection ratings up to IP68. In addition to its modular customisability, SolutionKit offers compatibility with nearly all…

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Metso has significantly improved valve availability at Neste's Porvoo refinery in Finland during a recent turnaround through its advanced valve maintenance services. The successful  maintenance project was the biggest ever for Metso's valve services business in Finland. In total, about 270 Metso valves were maintained during the turnaround. Started in…

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Siemens, a leading global engineering giant, and CT Cosmos, a Nigerian firm based in Abuja, have concluded a memorandum of understanding to construct a 70MW alternating current (MWac) photovoltaic (solar) power facility estimated at $170 million in Panyam, Plateau State. The project, which is expected to be completed in a…

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ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, announced that it has completed the divestment of its Huntersville, North Carolina high voltage cable factory in the U.S. to Southwire Company, LLC, a leading North American wire and cable manufacturer headquartered in Carrollton, Georgia. The parties mutually agreed not to disclose…

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A new joint venture between naval shipbuilder, Navantia Australia and SAGE Automation will boost Australia’s domestic defence industry creating new jobs and, develop ground breaking defence technologies for the Australian Navy. The joint venture company Navantia SAGE Automation Group (NSAG) was formally announced today. “This partnership will deliver not only…

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KING Automation, an industrial automation engineering company, is expanding its manufacturing center by relocating to a larger facility in Roebuck, South Carolina. The $4 million investment is expected to create 80 new jobs over the next five years in Spartanburg County. The company specializes in the design, development and deployment…

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Physik Instrumente releases V-551 motorized linear translation stage equipped with an integrated absolute-measuring, 2nm resolution encoder. High velocity to 500mm/sec and quick acceleration is provided by an ironless magnetic linear motor, resulting in high accuracy and smooth motion. Precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist guarantee excellent guiding accuracy…