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October 15, 2014
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Motion Industries Launches New Product-Specific ‘Tom’s Toolbox’ Series of Video Shorts

Motion Industries has announced the debut of Tom’s Toolbox, a series of video shorts featuring product/application solutions. Tom’s Toolbox videos are available for viewing on Motion Industries’ MiHow2 YouTube channel, which was established in 2012. The new series embodies the “how-to”format, but in shorter time snippets. In it, the company’s’ affable video host Tom Clark rolls up his […]

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October 15, 2014
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New Grundfos CEO Outlines Company Strategy for U.S. Press

Mads Nipper, newly appointed Group President, CEO of Denmark-based pump giant Grundfos, met in Denmark on Oct. 8 with members of the U.S. trade press to discuss his plans for the company and participate in a Q&A session. During the 45-minute meeting, Nipper revealed how he plans to leverage his 20+ years of experience as […]

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October 15, 2014
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POWER-GEN International to Fire Up More Innovations, Ideas and Solutions This December During Power Generation Week

You’re invited to join POWER-GEN International, December 9-12, 2014, in Orlando, FL. Based on the published schedule, you can’t afford to miss it. This year, POWER-GEN comes to Orlando with four co-located events in what’s known as Power Generation Week: Nuclear Power International; Renewable Energy World North America; the POWER-GEN International Financial Forum; and the GenForum. The […]

4:45 pm
October 15, 2014
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IBM Announces Cloud-Based Internet of Things Service at Cisco’s IoT World Forum in Chicago

IBM has announced a new service based on a set of digital tools that it says will change the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape by allowing an organization to build an IoT application in minutes. The news was released today at Cisco’s three-day IoT World Forum 2014 currently underway in Chicago. Called the IBM Internet of Things Foundation, the new service is based on […]

5:29 pm
October 10, 2014
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Schneider Electric Powers Up Avantis EAM Solutions with Release of Condition Manager 3.0

Schneider Electric points out that the new and updated features in its industry-leading Avantis enterprise asset management software extend the product suite’s usability, knowledge management and collaboration capabilities, thus leading to a more comprehensive and predictive level of asset management. Among other things, new workflow functionality provides users with closed-loop work-process management, along with escalation and system-of-record capture of processes, procedures and […]

4:18 pm
October 9, 2014
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Lincoln Electric Expands Capabilities & Market Reach with Acquisition of Easom Automation Systems

According to welding giant Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., its acquisition this week of Detroit-based Easom Automation Systems, Inc., expands both the automation capabilities and end-user-sector reach of Lincoln Electric.  “Our investment in Easom advances our leadership position in automated welding and cutting,” said Christopher L. Mapes, Lincoln Electric’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Easom is a strong partner […]

3:55 pm
October 7, 2014
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FESTO to be Exclusive Distributor of ZAYTRAN Grippers in North America

Festo has entered into an agreement with ZAYTRAN, Inc., to become the exclusive distributor of ZAYTRAN products in the North American marketplace. This partnership will expand the customer base of both companies and increase the range of pneumatic grippers that Festo offers. According to Festo, grippers by ZAYTRAN have a reputation for toughness and precision. The company offers a […]

2:48 pm
October 7, 2014
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2014 Emerson Exchange Debuts Innovative New Valve-Automation Solutions for Industry

Emerson Process Management has introduced a number of new reliability-focused products and services for industry at its massive 2014 Global Users Exchange event, in Orlando, FL, this week, including these notable valve-automation solutions:   BETTIS EHO Actuator for Emergency Shutdowns The new BETTIS EHO (electro-hydraulic operator) actuator incorporates EIM electronics, BETTIS mechanics and Shafer hydraulic technologies to provide  high-torque capabilities in a field-proven, modular design that can handle critical shutdown situations where reliability is key, including in oil […]