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UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that a new UOP Russell modular gas processing plant in northern Louisiana has begun processing rich natural gas and recovering valuable natural gas liquids (NGLs). This is the second turnkey UOP Russell plant commissioned by PennTex Midstream Partners, LP, capable of processing 200…

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Soldo Controls, the specialist manufacturer of position feedback devices in the Rotork Instruments Division, has introduced a high temperature extension to its LSB range of compact limit switchboxes for valves and dampers. Manufactured with an aluminium or stainless steel enclosure, the new switchbox has been tested for operation in temperatures…

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Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, introduces OSP Suite, an open architecture CNC control system that combines Intelligent Technologies with various software applications to improve cycle and lead times while simultaneously achieving optimum machine conditions. Built on the OSP-P300 Control platform, it seamlessly combines a visually…

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PITTMAN® Motors, a business unit of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, is introducing its latest offering: the BGE Series of Servo Motor Controllers, a family of compact 4-quadrant positioning motion controllers with integral output stage to control Pittman brushless and brushed DC motors. The motion controllers can be operated in stand-alone…

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Clearpath Robotics, a global leader in field and service robotics, today announced its first self-driving warehouse robot: OTTO. The announcement was made at RoboBusiness 2015 in San Jose, California. OTTO is designed for intelligent heavy-load transport in industrial environments and delivers improved throughput and decreased operating costs. Introducing OTTO –…

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Hanwha Energy has bought SIT, a plant automation company, from Seoul-based private equity fund firm SkyLake, the company said Wednesday. Hanwha completed its buyout deal with SkyLake for about 130 billion won ($109.4 million), reportedly beating out KyungDong City Gas and Kiturami Boiler. Industry insiders said the latest acquisition would…

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ABB Turbocharging, has signed long-term service agreements with three leading marine and offshore transport firms covering a total of 400 turbochargers globally. The service contracts span a period of several years and include turbocharger monitoring, regular servicing and preventive maintenance. Each of the three companies: DOF Group, Teekay, and Torghatten…

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In a cavernous showroom on the outskirts of this port city in northeastern China, softly whirring lathes and svelte robot arms represent Dalian Machine Tools Group's (DMTG) vision of an automated future for Chinese manufacturing. On closer inspection, however, most of the machines' control panels bear the logos of Japan's…

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Impress introduces SS subsea pressure and level transmitters are suitable for a variety of subsea pressure and level measurement applications, in depths up to 3,000 metres and external pressures up to 300 bar. SS subsea pressure and level transmitters are suitable for continuous submersion in seawater. The transmitters use a…

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Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson, has provided automation and engineering services for a Qatargas project that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1.6 million tonnes annually. Now fully operational, the Jetty Boil-Off Gas (JBOG) Recovery facility is the biggest of its kind and one of the largest…