Automation Systems

ABB Secures Agreement to Provide Robotic Automation to A123 Systems for Advanced Battery Applications
Machine Vision Systems

ABB Secures Agreement to Provide Robotic Automation to A123 Systems for Advanced Battery Applications

System will support the manufacture of high-power lithium ion batteries AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (February 1, 2010) - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, has reached an agreement with A123 Systems to provide robotic automation systems for the assembly and manufacturing of lithium-ion battery modules and packs. A123 Systems, headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, develops,...

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Emerson's Smart Wireless Transmitters Monitor Storage Tanks at Nynas Refinery in Sweden
Maintenance Software

Emerson's Smart Wireless Transmitters Monitor Storage Tanks at Nynas Refinery in Sweden

Self-organizing wireless network reduces installation costs and enables online monitoring of vapor pressure and levels in tanks AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 1, 2010) -- Emerson Process Management announces that its Smart Wireless technology has been installed by Nynas AB to upgrade an underground storage tank monitoring system, creating an online integrated solution and reducing installation costs by...

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Emerson's Plantweb® Architecture Provides Flexible Automation Solution for Pilot Ethanol Processing Plant in Sweden
Electrical Buses

Emerson's Plantweb® Architecture Provides Flexible Automation Solution for Pilot Ethanol Processing Plant in Sweden

PlantWeb® architecture, incorporating WirelessHART®, Wi-Fi(TM) and FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus communications technology, used to automate fully functioning pilot plant AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 27, 2010) -- Emerson Process Management's PlantWeb® digital plant architecture incorporating WirelessHART®, Wi-Fi(TM) and FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus technology is being used to automate a...

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Photonics Module Align, Assembly & Test Flexible Automation Platform Cuts Time to Market
Automation Systems

Photonics Module Align, Assembly & Test Flexible Automation Platform Cuts Time to Market

Ramp-Up Product Development to Volume Production with AEi's Flexible Automation Platform, PMAT(TM) SAN FRANCISCO - Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high precision automation systems, demonstrates how its PMAT(TM) (Photonics Module Align, Assembly, and Test) flexible automation platform speeds time to market for new products at SPIE Photonics West. AEi developed PMAT...

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Miscellaneous Controls

ABB to Provide Automation Solution Based on System 800xA for New Power Plant in Greece

Energy efficient plant solution to set new standards in performance Zurich, Switzerland, January 25, 2009 -- ABB announced that it recently won an order from turnkey power plant contractor Rodax to design, engineer, supply and commission a complete distributed control system (DCS) solution for a new 427-megawatt, gas-fired thermal power plant. The Aliveri plant is being constructed on the island...

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Automation System Ready to Go - +Approved by TÃœV
Machine Safety Controllers

Automation System Ready to Go - +Approved by TÃœV

The new automation system PSS4000 has passed inspection: The system hardware and corresponding software platform PAS4000 have been granted safety approval by TÃœV SÃœD. This confirms that the safety mechanisms defined in the concept approval are reliable. To achieve this goal, the function and interaction of all system components, from I/O module to programming and configuration software,...

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Power Distribution Systems

ABB Wins $17 Million Power Order in Kazakhstan

2010-01-06 - Substation and transformers to ensure efficiency and reliability as part of electrical balance of plant Zurich, Switzerland, Jan 5, 2010 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $17 million for the electrification of a gas-based thermal power plant to be built near the Akshabulak oilfield in southern Kazakhstan.The order was booked in the...

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Miscellaneous Software

Building Management System streamlines information access.

Metasys v5.0 delivers visibility into building operations and energy usage through features such as wireless sensors/controls and web-enabled reports and summaries compatible with iPhone® and iPod Touch® platforms. Providing building management system information needed to manage sustainable and energy-efficient building operation, solution includes spreadsheets with tabular views,...

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ABB System 800xA for North America's First Commercial Solar Thermal Power Plant
Miscellaneous Controls

ABB System 800xA for North America's First Commercial Solar Thermal Power Plant

The plant produces 5 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy, provides enough electricity to power 4,000 California households Zurich, Switzerland, January 13, 2010--ABB has developed an automation solution based on System 800xA for eSolar's inaugural 5 MW Sierra SunTower facility in California. Recently featured on the National Geographic Channel as one of the world's most demanding...

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