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Dalian Shipyard Chooses GE to Deliver Drive and Automation System for Goliath Crane to Build Next-Generation LNG Tankers and Container Vessels

• Fourth Dalian Order for GE’s Sophisticated Crane Technology Bringing Total to 21 around the World for This Large Type of Crane. • New Equipment Handles Even Higher Loads to Meet Requirement for Building Larger Vessels PARIS -- When the time came to expand Dalian Shipyard’s shipbuilding and repair facilities to build next-generation LNG tankers and container vessels, they turned to...

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Evana Automation Helps AAM Reduce Capital Expenditure by 50% with Lean Clutch Assembly Line

Evana Automation Helps AAM Reduce Capital Expenditure by 50% with Lean Clutch Assembly Line

Evansville, Indiana – Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently delivered a lean clutch assembly line to American Axle Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM). AAM initially came to Evana with a concept and specification for an automated clutch assembly line that cost 50%...

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Multi-Substrate Presses offer varying degrees of automation.

Multi-Substrate Presses offer varying degrees of automation.

Serving label, flexible packaging, and converting markets, EF multi-substrate presses include 3 versions designed to accommodate unique application requirements. Standard EF press offers- automation package with iControl, Crisp.Dot, Gearless Tooling, Short Web, Multi Drive, and Job Memory. EF-APC adds to automation- with print sleeve settings, slide-out ink drawers, and Dynamic Print Control....

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JOT Automation Has Delivered Manufacturing Solution for Tandem Diabetes Care

OULU, Finland- – JOT Automation, a global automation company, has delivered a novel manufacturing solution for Tandem Diabetes Care-®, Inc., which is used to manufacture a component of the t:slim-® Insulin Pump. The partnership with Tandem Diabetes Care is part of JOT Automation's growth strategy to use its mass production know-how, originated from the telecom industry, to serve the needs of...

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Ricoh Dealer Gateway Goes Live, Helping Dealers Save Time, Money and Effort

Smooth exchange of electronic information enables dealers to be more efficient than ever in competitive market MALVERN, Pa.- – Office equipment dealers working with Ricoh Americas Corporation and using Digital Gateway, Inc.'s (DGI) e-automate™ management systems can now seamlessly accept electronic product information from Ricoh through the Ricoh Dealer Gateway, enabling them to more quickly...

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Siemens Enhances Sinamics G120 Drive Platform with Industrial Ethernet Connectivity

Siemens Enhances Sinamics G120 Drive Platform with Industrial Ethernet Connectivity

Today, Siemens announced that its versatile Sinamics G120 drive system has been enhanced to include EtherNet/IP connectivity, thus providing maximum flexibility for industrial Ethernet communication while offering innovative concepts for those wanting a single network for the entire plant.-  In many instances, plant managers have the requirement for a single-plant network, particularly with...

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ZigBee SoC fosters wireless connectivity integration.

Integrating ARM-® Cortex™-M3 MCU, memory, and hardware security engine in 8 x 8 mm QFN56 package, CC2538 aids development of ZigBee-® wireless connectivity-enabled smart energy infrastructure, home and building automation, and intelligent lighting gateways. SoC supports ZigBee PRO, ZigBee Smart Energy™, and ZigBee Home Automation™ and lighting standards, promoting interoperability....

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Kyrel Builds Contemporary Production Model with Universal's Fuzion

Kyrel Builds Contemporary Production Model with Universal's Fuzion

Pioneering platform design and efficient software tools minimize setup time and expedite NPI and ramp to volume, providing the shortest possible time to market. For more than thirty years, Kyrel has provided leading-edge EMS services to a growing customer base of Finnish and international telecommunications, industrial electronics, automotive, consumer electronics, medical electronics, military...

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Did You Know...?

…that an automatic curry sausage maker named the CurryMax has been developed by a group of trainees? The device ensures that sausages pass through every production stage correctly; they are fried, sliced, dressed with a portion of sauce and then exit the sausage maker ready to be eaten. Frying, slicing, sauce portioning. Working alongside students from Saarland University of Applied Sciences...

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Factory Automation Components are suited for part detection.

Factory Automation Components are suited for part detection.

Comprising compact fittings with movable operators and internal targets that trigger user-supplied sensor, ShortSTOP™ components convert standard shielded-style inductive proximity sensor into mechanical switch. Features solve sensing requirements- by providing reliable input signals to PLC, APC, or PC-based control systems. There are 40+ configurations of spring-loaded, flat, and round...

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