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10:28 pm
December 17, 2014
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Machine-to-Cloud e-F@ctory IoT Gateway from Mitsubishi Electric Delivers Real-Time Energy-Management and PdM Data

      Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., and ILS Technology (ILS), a Telit company have announced their collaboration on the e-F@ctory IoT Gateway, Mitsubishi Electric’s new Machine-to-Cloud (M2C) industrial appliance for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. This Internet-enabled gateway is powered by the deviceWISE IoT platform from ILS for seamless and secure M2C connectivity and data […]

4:48 pm
December 17, 2014
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Acquisition of Emerson’s Power Transmission Biz Expected To Be ‘Transformational’ for Regal Beloit

According to Mark Gliebe, Chairman and CEO of Regal Beloit Corp. (Regal), its planned acquisition of Emerson’s massive Power Transmission Solutions (PTS) business will be “transformational” for his company. Terms of a definitive agreement that the two parties entered into earlier this week call for Regal to pay approximately $1.4 billion to Emerson for PTS. Commenting on the […]

6:18 pm
December 16, 2014
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Yaskawa America Introduces Intelligent iQpump Micro Drives

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has announced the release of the iQpump Micro intelligent pump drive, An extension of the company’s proven iQpump1000 drive technology, the new product has been designed to provide simple, reliable, cost-effective microdrive control for variable-torque pump loads through 25 HP. Yaskawa notes that although some end-users with light-commercial, industrial, agricultural and ground-water well-system applications […]

9:41 pm
December 12, 2014
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Emerson Smart Wireless Navigator Streamlines Management of Large and/or Expanding Wireless Deployments at Sites

Emerson Process Management (Emerson) has introduced the Smart Wireless Navigator, a new software platform that lets users with large wireless deployments maximize the power of their networks. This new offering brings together Smart Wireless tools for planning, managing and maintaining networks and organizes them along with network and device diagnostics and data in an intuitive interface that streamlines the […]

8:52 pm
December 10, 2014
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Emerson Network Power Grows On-Site 24/7 Battery-Support Offering in U.S. with Expanded Capabilities and Mobile Service Units

Emerson Network Power (Emerson) has announced a number of expanded battery services delivered by its Electrical Reliability Services business. While the company has provided battery services to data-center, utility and industrial operations for decades, its recently expanded capabilities are said to offer customers a more comprehensive battery-management solution for protecting their emergency power systems. The expanded services include capacity and load testing, battery charger […]

7:42 pm
December 10, 2014
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Raj Batra, President of Siemens Digital Factory Business, Elected to NEMA Board of Governors

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has elected Raj Batra, President of Digital Factory for Siemens USA, to serve on its Board of Governors. Batra will serve a two-year term expiring in 2016. The Digital Factory division of Siemens offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support […]

7:04 pm
December 10, 2014
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AVnu Alliance’s Industrial Focus to Open New Paths Across the Industrial Internet

AVnu Alliance (Alliance), the industry consortium driving open standards-based deterministic networking through certification, has announced the creation of a new Industrial market segment. The move appears to be based, in part, on standard Ethernet’s expanded range, functionality and application with the evolution of the Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standard into Time Sensitive Networking (TSN).  Those new TSN capabilities, […]

10:38 pm
December 9, 2014
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Leica Geosystems Launches Certification for 3D-Plant-Documentation Service Providers

  Leica Geosystems Inc. has announced the availability of a new Certified Plant Service Provider (CPSP) program to promote a standard of excellence for 3D laser scanning in plant environments. The immersive three-day program includes lectures and hands-on exercises to teach the types of specialized skills that lead to safety and accuracy in common and unique plant applications. […]