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2:24 am
April 12, 2015
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Regal Power Transmission Solutions to Showcase New Mill-Drive Condition Monitoring Program at AISTech 2015

Regal Power Transmission Solutions (PTS) will introduce its new mill-drive condition monitoring program to the iron and steel industry at next month’s AISTech 2015 event in Cleveland, OH. The system incorporates technology that monitors drive dynamics, presents mill operators with a real-time snapshot of system health and alerts them when vibration and torque values exceed threshold limits. Use of this technology, Regal says, has already […]

8:05 pm
April 10, 2015
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Release of LOAMS 2.0 Lube Software Sets Stage for Global Expansion of Oil Condition Monitoring Services by Analysts, Inc.’s Parent Bureau Veritas

Analysts, Inc., has released version 2.0 of its Lube Oil Analysis Management System (LOAMS). The new software appears to provide a platform for an aggressive global expansion of oil condition monitoring (OCM) services by the company’s parent, Bureau Veritas. This latest LOAMS software release enhances the application’s sample and equipment management features and expands data mining functionality. Additional updates include […]

9:47 pm
April 9, 2015
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Dreisilker Electric Motors Partners with Howard Penrose to Advance the State of Motor Repair

Dreisilker Electric Motors (Dreisilker) has entered into a strategic partnership with noted industry expert Howard Penrose and his Success By Design Consulting service to advance the state of electric motor repair by focusing on increased equipment uptime, improved reliability and reduced energy consumption. The terms of the agreement, which became effective earlier this month, call for Dr. […]

10:07 pm
April 8, 2015
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ABB Opens New Automation and Power Service Facility Near Lake Charles, LA

ABB has opened a service office near Lake Charles, LA. The move is the most recent in the company’s ongoing strategy of establishing local resources to serve its customer base in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, a major hub for energy, oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical operations. Located at 2492 South Cities Service Highway, in Calcasieu Parish (Sulphur, […]

12:17 am
April 7, 2015
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Opto 22 Rolls Out groov 3.0 with Event-Based Email Notifications and Lower-Cost Options

Industrial automation manufacturer Opto 22 is announcing a significant update to groov, its mobile operator-interface system that connects machines, equipment and control systems with smartphones, tablets and other devices. Event-based email notifications are just one of the major new features of groov 3.0. Capable of being customized and sent to selected groups or individuals based on certain parameters, […]

10:10 pm
April 6, 2015
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‘Motors and Motor Controls’ Test Added to PMMI Mechatronics Certificate Program Line-Up

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) has added a “Motors and Motor Controls” test to its Mechatronics Certificate program, part of the National Association of Manufacturing-endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System. This series of stackable credentials helps manufacturers identify the qualified, skilled talent they need for today’s in-demand technical jobs. Each person who successfully passes a PMMI mechatronics […]

6:12 am
April 1, 2015
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Building In Sustainability

A large construction project at Endress+Hauser’s U.S. headquarters operation significantly advances the site’s sustainability factors. By Rick Carter, Executive Editor Because European companies have traveled the sustainability road longer than most of their U.S. counterparts, key green practices like energy efficiency, recycling and others are often the rule for these entities, not the exception. Thus, […]

4:25 am
April 1, 2015
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Protect Yourself From Counterfeits: What You Should Know

A Q&A with Eaton’s Tom Grace about the dangers of counterfeit electrical equipment and components. Counterfeit equipment and components continue to flood into the North American supply chain. From an industrial perspective, the problems this situation poses for plants and facilities, as well as for the end-users of products manufactured in those operations, can be […]