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2:35 pm
April 18, 2015
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Elevance Expands Support and Services for Aria WTP 40 Synthetic Base-Stock Customers in the U.S. and Europe

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. (Elevance) reports that it is expanding customer-support and service capabilities associated with its Aria WTP 40 synthetic base stock in the United States and Europe through a collaboration with E-360, Inc. Woodbridge, IL-based Elevance made the announcement in conjunction with the UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress, in Stuttgart, Germany, April 14-15. According to the manufacturer, Elevance Aria WTP 40 fulfills an increasing […]

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. […]

7:16 pm
April 9, 2015
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‘Twist and Go’ with New Tango Link Belting from Fenner Drives

Fenner Drives (Fenner) has introduced Tango Belting,  a new high-performance link solution for a wide range of conveying applications, including those requiring abrasion-resistant, non-marking, high-temperature, oil- and chemical-resistant products. Available in standard profiles, the product drops into existing equipment withwhat the company refers to as a simple ‘twist and go’ action. According to Fenner, Tango Belting offers a number of benefits over traditional polyurethane […]

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, […]

2:12 pm
April 8, 2015
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Volvo to Build New Factory in U.S.

Volvo Cars said last month it intends to build a new manufacturing facility in the U.S. The Sweden-based automaker has not announced a location, but said it has a short list of potential locations, and will announce details regarding factory location, size and investment soon. The move will give Volvo a global industrial footprint, with factories […]

8:30 pm
April 7, 2015
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Private Sector Pledges $240 Million for STEM Education

President Obama last month announced more than $240 million of new private-sector commitments to prepare more students from underrepresented groups to excel in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. The commitment is part of the President’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign that has resulted in over $1 billion in financial support for STEM programs. Pledged […]