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1:30 am
January 30, 2015
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Weinman End-Suction Back Pull-Out Pump Efficiencies Cut Costs

Weinman end-suction pumps from Crane Pumps & Systems are heavy-duty, general- purpose centrifugal units capable of meeting a variety of industrial, municipal and commercial needs. Applications include those found in the areas of process secondary pumping and municipal drinking water, as well as in condenser and chilled and hot water systems in the HVAC sector. According to the […]

4:26 pm
January 27, 2015
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Spectro Scientific Acquires On-Site Analysis, Inc.

Spectro Scientific, a leading developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for industrial fluids analysis, has expanded its ability to serve end users of condition monitoring equipment with the November 28, 2014, acquisition of 100 percent of On-Site Analysis, Inc. ( On-Site Analysis (OSA), headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, specializes in the development […]

7:34 pm
January 22, 2015
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Steven Hedlund to Lead Global Automation Business for Lincoln Electric

The Lincoln Electric Company, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., has announced the promotion of Steven B. Hedlund to Senior Vice President and President, Global Automation, effective immediately. Hedlund had been serving as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. His new role expands executive leadership of Lincoln Electric’s global automation initiative, which has been identified as […]

6:49 pm
December 23, 2014
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After A Storm: Schneider Electric Urges Caution During Electrical-System Recovery Efforts

Recent storms that brought torrential rain, mudslides, winds and power outages to areas of the West Coast should serve as a strong reminder to all industrial operations. Given the fact that water and electricity don’t mix, restoring power to water-damaged equipment can be a dangerous undertaking. Chad Kennedy, the Industry Standards Manager for Power Equipment at Schneider Electric, says that […]

5:10 pm
December 22, 2014
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Emerson Process Management Adds Powerful Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) Gas-Analysis Technology to Rosemount Portfolio

Emerson has announced the acquisition of Cascade Technologies Ltd., of Stirling, Scotland, a manufacturer of gas analyzers and monitoring systems that incorporate Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) technology. By measuring multiple gases simultaneously, QCL technology can help companies improve industrial-emissions monitoring, production efficiencies and environmental compliance. The technology will added to the Rosemount Analytical gas-analysis portfolio of Emerson Process Management. According […]

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 […]