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Global energy management and automation firm Schneider Electric has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Applied Instrument Technologies (AIT). As a provider of process analysers for the hydrocarbon, chemical, pharmaceutical and steel-making industries, AIT will aid Schneider Electric in expanding its line of industry-process automation products. Chris Lyden,…

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Endress+Hauser will be launching a new colorimetric analyzing system, the Liquiline System CA80AM ammonium analyzer, designed for monitoring critical control points in water and resource reclamation facilities. The analyzer and sample preparation system defines a modern approach to process control and regulatory compliance, and will be extended as a platform…

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Banner Engineering’s industry-recognized Q4X laser distance sensor is now available in models exclusively designed for clear object detection. Featuring a default clear object detection mode setting, the Q4X clear object model eliminates two-point, dynamic, foreground and background suppression mode. Without requiring a retro-reflector, the Q4X sensor combines window thresholds on…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has energized the first pole of the North-East Agra 800 kilovolts (kV) Ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link, which will supply clean hydropower from northeastern India to a substation in Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, and from there, feed it…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation, a subsidiary that is responsible for Yokogawa's control business in Japan, has taken an order from Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp. to provide a network healthiness check service that analyzes and verifies the integrity of the data traffic on the control system…

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Industry professionals from across the world have gathered to explore the latest in the field of robotics at the second Robotic Technology Exhibition, or RTEX. The three-day event features exhibitors who will showcase the latest and the best in technologically-empowered equipment, machinery and technical services catering to industrial automation applications,…

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Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corporation announces the release on this date of the AQ6375B optical spectrum analyzer. Based on the company's highly successful AQ6375, an optical spectrum analyzer that utilizes the dispersive spectroscopy technique*1, the AQ6375B incorporates a number of new features that improve the accuracy of measurements made in…

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In China’s factories, the robots are rising. For decades, manufacturers employed waves of young migrant workers from China’s countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country’s economic ascent. Now, factories are rapidly replacing those workers with automation,…

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Tensor International recently completed installation of its new T460 heatset press at Todo Para Impresiones in Mexico City. The installation was carried out in two steps. Phase one included retrofitting the drive and controls on their existing DGM press to a modern control system platform and replace the existing closed…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the renewal of a global agreement with BP*1 to supply main automation contractor*2 services (MAC services) to BP's upstream entities. With the renewal of this agreement, BP and Yokogawa have reaffirmed their shared commitment to achieving mutual success and securing the delivery of superior long-term value…