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8:55 pm
July 23, 2014
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Scott Saunders Named New CEO of Moore Industries-International

Company veteran Scott Saunders has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Moore Industries-International, Inc. (Moore), effective July 15, 2014. In his new position, he reports to Leonard W. Moore, who remains  Chairman of the Board of Directors of the instrumentation and process control company he founded in 1968. Saunders joined Moore Industries in 1999 as a Regional Sales Manager. […]

6:27 pm
July 21, 2014
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Production Process Offers New Entry-Level CMMS with Run-Hour & Cycle-Count Metering Capabilities

Production Process has launched ProductionACE/CMMS, a new entry-level computerized maintenance management system that meters run hours and cycle counts. The company says that although preventive maintenance based on equipment run hours and cycle counts can be more effective than calendar scheduling, equipment meters often don’t exist. When they do, manually entering meter readings into a CMMS can be a labor-intensive, error-prone […]

5:34 pm
July 21, 2014
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces Graphic Operation Terminal with Touchscreen Capability

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (Mitsubishi) has introduced the GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen. Operators are able to  interact with this HMI through intuitive gestures and multi-touch actions, much like they do with tablet and smartphone technologies. According to the manufacturer, the GOT2000 acts as a seamless gateway to industrial automation […]

5:38 pm
July 17, 2014
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Solectria Acquisition Expands Yaskawa’s Position in Renewable Energy Market

Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Yaskawa) and Solectria Renewables, LLC (Solectria) have reached a definitive agreement whereby Yaskawa will acquire Solectria through its U.S. subsidiary, Yaskawa America Inc. Solectria will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. Headquartered in Lawrence, MA, Solectria manufactures high-performance photovoltaic (PV) inverters for residential, commercial and utility-scale power systems. Since its founding in 2005, […]

8:25 pm
July 16, 2014
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A Reason to Celebrate: CCC Berwick Moves Quickly from Destruction Back to Full Production

Teamwork helped Consolidated Container Company’s Berwick, PA, plant quickly bounce back after a devastating fire. In the process, some important lessons were learned. It was business as usual, September 18, 2013, at the Consolidated Container Co. (CCC) plant in Berwick, PA. The plastic-bottle manufacturer’s blow-molding processes were in full operation as the facility geared up for […]

5:51 pm
July 15, 2014
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Online Asset-Management Tool for Drivetrain Couplings Offered as a Subscription Service

Emerson Industrial’s Power Transmission Solutions group has introduced the first online tool for tracking location, life history and latest-revision drawings and installation instructions for all critical drivetrain couplings owned by its customers, whether the units are installed or in spares inventory. Developed by Emerson’s Kop-Flex business unit, the Web-based tool, known as the Asset Management Program (AMP) for couplings (Coupling […]

4:23 pm
July 15, 2014
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Kaeser Expands Compressor Operations in Germany and U.S.

Kaeser Kompressoren SE, the international headquarters of Kaeser Compressors, Inc., has broken ground on 200,000-sq.-ft. expansion at its main location in Coburg, Germany. Incorporating a host of sustainable-design features, the new energy-efficient facilities will primarily manufacture rotary screw compressors. Construction is scheduled to be completed in June 2016. This news follows the recent announcement by Kaeser Compressors regarding a 50,000-sq.-ft. expansion expansion of its operations in […]

2:32 pm
July 8, 2014
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New Mexico Gas Co. President Annette Gardiner Receives 2014 Energetic Women Maverick Award

The Midwest Energy Association (MEA) and Energetic Women organization have announced that Annette Gardiner, President, New Mexico Gas Company, is the recipient of the 2014 Maverick Award. The Maverick Award recognizes leaders who have set the standard in promoting, connecting and strengthening female leaders in energy operations and engineering. It’s presented annually to a man […]