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Siemens has modernized its Simatic RF300 RFID system by adding three readers: RF310R, RF340R and RF350R. They are integrated into the Simatic Step 7 engineering systems and the TIA Portal to make commissioning easier. The readers offer an additional transponder protocol (air interface) for MOBY E transponders (MIFARE classic, ISO…

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Valmet is pleased to announce the appointment of Mejoras Energeticas as its partner in Spain. Starting from September 2016, Mejoras Energeticas has become an official distributor for Valmet's water and wastewater solutions and services in Spain. Mejoras Energeticas has a long and proven experience in the Spanish wastewater industry. Its…

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Germany-based Elkamet Inc. will expand its manufacturing site in Henderson County, North Carolina. The company intends to add 25 workers at its East Flat Rock facility over the coming three years, investing $6.5 million. Elkamet Inc. is the U.S. unit of Elkamet Kunstofftechnik GmbH, a family-owned company headquartered in Biedenkopf,…

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Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced its multi-carrier 4G LTE Sixnet® series RAM® 6000 and 9000 industrial cellular RTUs have earned NEMA TS2 section 2 compliance, which validates industrial equipment for use in Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) applications.…

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Honeywell and Sparks Dynamics announced they will collaborate to help industrial customers leverage the power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and make their operations safer, more efficient and more reliable. “A robust ecosystem is one of three key steps to an effective IIoT,” said Andrew Hird, vice president…

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Reliance Industries Limited and GE announced the signing of a global partnership agreement in the Industrial IOT (IIOT) space whereby RIL and GE will work together to build out joint applications on GE’s Predix platform.  The first-of-its-kind partnership marks the coming together of two of the world’s largest industrial conglomerates…

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Aemerge RedPak, a technology company that manufactures energy and beneficial carbon co-products from medical waste, will begin construction of its 37.700 square foot medical waste processing facility, 35 miles north of San Bernardino, in Hesperia, California. According to city officials, RedPak safely treats medical waste in a manner that utilizes…

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ABB has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in India. The new locomotives will expand Indian Railways’ capacity, easing congestion on busy routes for both freight and passenger services. The transformers will be manufactured locally in ABB’s Vadodara facility in…

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With its new high-voltage motor series Simotics HV HP, Siemens is now able to cover an extended power range of up to 70 megawatt (MW). Its flexible modular concept makes this series ideal for precisely tailored solutions in all kinds of industrial applications in the high power range. The new…

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The recently introduced DS-25 is a member of the DS series of Electric Encoders, based on Netzer Precision proprietary technology.  These encoders offer many features, including:     17 bit resolution     < 0.025° accuracy     Analog Sin/Cos,Digital SSi,BiSS-C output options     Hollow floating shaft     No bearing or other contact…