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July 23, 2014
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Scott Saunders Named New CEO of Moore Industries-International

Company veteran Scott Saunders has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Moore Industries-International, Inc. (Moore), effective July 15, 2014. In his new position, he reports to Leonard W. Moore, who remains  Chairman of the Board of Directors of the instrumentation and process control company he founded in 1968. Saunders joined Moore Industries in 1999 as a Regional Sales Manager. […]

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July 21, 2014
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SKF Introduces Laser Vibrometer for Non-contact Vibration & Noise Measurement

SKF’s new MSL-7000 series laser vibrometer offers a non-contact means for measuring vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors and pumps. According to the manufacturer, direct integration of this new instrument into a production line also can create a real-time quality control system that measures structure-borne vibration in products with low noise/vibration requirements. The digital, single-unit laser […]

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July 21, 2014
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Production Process Offers New Entry-Level CMMS with Run-Hour & Cycle-Count Metering Capabilities

Production Process has launched ProductionACE/CMMS, a new entry-level computerized maintenance management system that meters run hours and cycle counts. The company says that although preventive maintenance based on equipment run hours and cycle counts can be more effective than calendar scheduling, equipment meters often don’t exist. When they do, manually entering meter readings into a CMMS can be a labor-intensive, error-prone […]

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July 21, 2014
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Graphic Operation Terminal with Touchscreen Capability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (Mitsubishi) has introduced the GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen. Operators are able to  interact with this HMI through intuitive gestures and multi-touch actions, much like they do with tablet and smartphone technologies. According to the manufacturer, the GOT2000 acts as a seamless gateway to industrial automation […]

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July 18, 2014
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New Falcon Pd from Veyance Technologies Takes Synchronous-Belt Performance Higher

Veyance Technologies, exclusive manufacturer and marketer of Goodyear Engineered Products, says its recently released Falcon Pd is taking synchronous-belt performance to new heights. Designed to be almost maintenance-free, the Falcon Pd incorporates an advanced HNBR rubber compound that provides a quieter, cleaner drive with a higher-horsepower capacity (up to 36% more) and a higher-torque output on lower-speed applications than the previous generation Falcon product.

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July 17, 2014
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Solectria Acquisition Expands Yaskawa’s Position in Renewable Energy Market

Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Yaskawa) and Solectria Renewables, LLC (Solectria) have reached a definitive agreement whereby Yaskawa will acquire Solectria through its U.S. subsidiary, Yaskawa America Inc. Solectria will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. Headquartered in Lawrence, MA, Solectria manufactures high-performance photovoltaic (PV) inverters for residential, commercial and utility-scale power systems. Since its founding in 2005, […]

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July 16, 2014
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A Reason to Celebrate: CCC Berwick Moves Quickly from Destruction Back to Full Production

Teamwork helped Consolidated Container Company’s Berwick, PA, plant quickly bounce back after a devastating fire. In the process, some important lessons were learned. It was business as usual, September 18, 2013, at the Consolidated Container Co. (CCC) plant in Berwick, PA. The plastic-bottle manufacturer’s blow-molding processes were in full operation as the facility geared up for […]

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July 15, 2014
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Online Asset-Management Tool for Drivetrain Couplings Offered as a Subscription Service

Emerson Industrial’s Power Transmission Solutions group has introduced the first online tool for tracking location, life history and latest-revision drawings and installation instructions for all critical drivetrain couplings owned by its customers, whether the units are installed or in spares inventory. Developed by Emerson’s Kop-Flex business unit, the Web-based tool, known as the Asset Management Program (AMP) for couplings (Coupling […]

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