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The Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer), an Adnoc Group company, announced today the awarding of two major contracts for its Gasoline and Aromatics Project (GAP), that will significantly increase its gasoline production capacity. As part of Adnoc’s growth strategy, Takreer plans to expand production of gasoline to 9.4 million…

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OEM International has today signed an agreement to acquire all shares in Sitek-Palvelu Oy. The company, with head office in Jyväskylä in Finland, develops and market products especially for industrial automation and process applications. The company has a yearly turnover of approximately 5 MEUR. For more than two decades now,…

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Valmet will supply an automation system for Kemira's new sodium chlorate production line under construction in Joutseno, Finland. The automation system will control the production process and ensure its reliable operation. The order was included in Valmet's third quarter 2016 orders received. The system will be delivered in April 2017.…

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Milwaukee Electronics recently chose Aegis’ FactoryLogix manufacturing execution software (MES) to implement in their Canby, Oregon facility. The software was selected for its ability to drive faster new product introduction through manufacturing. With facilities located in Wisconsin, Oregon, and Mexico, Milwaukee Electronics designs and manufactures custom circuit board assemblies for…

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Stryker Corporation’s instruments division plans to establish a new facility in the city of Portage, Michigan. The company will invest more than $130 million and creating 105 jobs. Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical…

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Leeds Look Listen, a high-end design, engineering, and manufacturing company, will open its headquarters and expand its operation center in Blaine County, Idaho. The company plans to create up to 73 jobs to support its planned market expansion. The company, which spells in name in all lower-case letters, is focused…

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With the possibility of process or equipment alarms, pump failures, or other critical process issues, waste water treatment plant alarm monitoring is a 24/7 requirement. An alarm notification component becomes critical when the treatment facility is not staffed 24/7. The Cypress Ridge waste water treatment plant serves Cypress Ridge community…

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Valencell , the leading innovator in performance biometric data sensor technology, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today the launch of a new, highly accurate and scalable development kit for biometric wearables that includes ST’s compact SensorTile turnkey multi-sensor…

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The Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) plans to accelerate the development of its Tayseer gas field in southern Oman, a report said. “Tayseer is a very nice development, for which we are mobilising the early development facilities very quickly,” PDO managing director Raoul Restucci was quoted as saying in an Oman…

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KBR, a leading engineering and construction company, said it has been awarded a contract by Indonesian power generation company PT PLN for engineering and design services to expand the gas supply infrastructure across Indonesia. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will perform the feasibility study to develop a reliable,…