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October 1, 2014
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Schneider Electric Software Biz Highlights Enhanced Solutions at Global Customer Conference

The second full day of Schneider Electric’s 2014 Software Global Customer Conference in Orlando, FL, continued to highlight innovative operations-management solutions for industry. Presented by the company’s new software business, formerly part of Invensys, this week’s busy event showcased a number of enhanced product offerings for reliability-focused end-users: Focused on mining operations, Plant Operation Ampla MES 2014 software is an integrated […]

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September 30, 2014
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Schneider Electric to Acquire InStep Software

Schneider Electric’s announcement today that it has signed an agreement to acquire InStep Software is another indicator of the company’s growing footprint in the software business and deeper dive into the power and energy markets. News of the agreement was released during the opening session of the 2014  Schneider Electric Software Global Customer Conference that’s currently underway in Orlando, […]

2:42 am
September 29, 2014
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Intel and Mitsubishi Electric Collaborate on Factory-Automation Solutions Based on Internet of Things Technologies

Intel Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation have announced a new collaboration to develop next-generation factory automation (FA) systems with Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and a pilot program at Intel’s backend manufacturing facility in Malaysia. The pilot demonstrates the benefits of IoT in a factory setting with a focus on delivering productivity enhancement through innovative functions […]

11:48 pm
September 28, 2014
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MYNAH and ProSys Partner to Deliver Operator Training in Process Industries

MYNAH Technologies (MYNAH), a provider of life-cycle dynamic simulation for operator training and certification, and ProSys, a specialist in Dynamic Alarm Management, have entered into a new strategic partnership to deliver operator training and certification services to the process industries.Within the scope of this arrangement, MYNAH’s Mimic Simulation Software and dynamic-model engineering services will be offered with ProSys operations optimization and training services. “With […]

4:47 pm
September 26, 2014
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Milton Roy Redesigns SOLAROY Solar-Powered Chemical Injection Pumps

Milton Roy, a brand of Accudyne Industries, showcased several enhancements to its redesigned SOLAROY series of solar powered metering pumps at the Texas A&M Turbomachinery/Pump Symposia, in Houston, TX. The SOLAROY series of chemical injection pumps are designed for harsh environments and remote locations where power is not available. A solar panel is used to […]

4:21 pm
September 26, 2014
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$7.6B Deal Will Make Dresser-Rand ‘The Oil & Gas’ Company in Siemens with HQ in Houston

The definitive  agreement that Siemens signed with Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (Dresser-Rand) earlier this week is clearly aimed at meeting the increasing demand of the booming oil & gas sector. Terms of the agreement call for Siemens to acquire the Houston, TX- and Paris, France-based supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services in a transaction valued at approximately $7.6 billion. The deal […]

12:42 pm
September 25, 2014
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Sundyne Debuts LMV-801S Sealless Centrifugal Pumps at Texas A&M Turbo/Pump Symposia

According to Sundyne, since the introduction of its LMV centrifugal pumps in 1962, these units have set a standard for high-head, low-flow fluid-handling. This week’s busy 2014 Texas A&M Turbomachinery/Pump Symposia event, in Houston, marked the debut of the next generation of this technology: new LMV-801S sealless centrifugal pumps.  Based on Sundyne HMD Kontro GS drive technology and built to comply with API 685 standards, the LMV-801S […]

11:18 pm
September 24, 2014
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20 Years of Profibus Industrial Networking in North America

By Gary Mintchell This week’s edition of the PI North Americs (formerly PTO) annual general meeting in Phoenix celebrates 20 years of Profibus/Profinet/Profisafe industrial networking in North America. Chairman and Executive Director Mike Bryant began the session–the largest gathering so far–recounting the people and experiences that contributed to the growth of the organization and the technology over […]