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October 1, 2014
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SKF Food Grade Lubricants Enhance Safety and Reliability

SKF has launched a range of Food Grade Lubricants that may increase reliability and safety of applications in the food and beverage industry. The specially developed products are NSF/H1, Kosher and Halal approved.   The food industry requires lubricants that not only offer standard lubricating properties to resist wear, friction, corrosion and oxidation but are […]

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October 1, 2014
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Konecranes Quick Ship Program Offers Quality in Less Time

CXT cranes are designed for optimal performance, durability and reliability. Now, customers can have a CXT single girder crane in four weeks, so they can enjoy improved productivity and safety. Konecranes Quick Ship Program for CXT cranes includes a single girder profile with spans up to 52′. Cranes will be equipped with two speeds or […]

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September 30, 2014
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Eaton Introduces New Laser-Etched Labels to Help Authentication, Combat Counterfeiting

Power management company Eaton has announced that new laser-etched labels will be featured on its molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) to help in product authentication. Laser-etching is one of many new technologies employed by Eaton and other manufacturers to help combat the counterfeiting of electrical products. Eaton’s new laser marking method provides more permanent markings, […]

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September 30, 2014
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Martin Engineering Secondary Conveyor Belt Cleaner Designed for Easy Maintenance

Martin Engineering has announced a secondary conveyor belt cleaner engineered to improve performance and reduce maintenance time, even as average belt speeds and loads continue to increase. The Martin SQC2STM Cleaner features individually cushioned tungsten carbide blades for effective cleaning without risk to the belt or splices.   The new design forms a single sealing […]

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September 30, 2014
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Honeywell Introduces Cold Conditions Fire Retardant Apparel

Honeywell has introduced its new TNV Series of cold conditions fire retardant (FR) apparel for workers in the oil and gas industry, and in mining, utility and other extreme work environments.           The new TNV Series includes a winter parka, bib pants, and a hood — ergonomically designed to provide outstanding warmth without bulk, and […]

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September 30, 2014
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Process Heating Co. Unitized Storage Tank Heaters Provide Controlled Heat for Temperature-Sensitive Materials

Process Heating Co. offers Lo-Density Unitized Storage Tank Heaters, which can be installed into any above-ground tank or vat and dissipate controlled heat as low as three watts per square inch on the heater’s sheath to prevent coking or damaging of temperature-sensitive material. Unitized Heaters feature drywell-style elements that reside inside the sheath, making them […]

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September 30, 2014
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Schneider Electric to Acquire InStep Software

Schneider Electric’s announcement today that it has signed an agreement to acquire InStep Software is another indicator of the company’s growing footprint in the software business and deeper dive into the power and energy markets. News of the agreement was released during the opening session of the 2014  Schneider Electric Software Global Customer Conference that’s currently underway in Orlando, […]

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September 29, 2014
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Workforce Development Issues: Pre-Apprenticeship Leads the Way

By Michael I. Callanan, Executive Director, Electrical Training ALLIANCE In the upcoming weeks, we expect to hear an announcement from the Department of Labor that it is making $100 million in funding available to support the development and implementation of apprenticeship programs. How should that funding be allocated? I believe, for two reasons, that this […]