Automation Systems

New Linear Systems Partnership Offers Complete Motion Control & Automation Solutions

HMK, a leading independent supplier of drives, motion control and automation solutions, has teamed up with Schaeffler UK to incorporate Schaeffler's INA range of mechanical actuators and driven linear units into HMK's comprehensive product portfolio for the machine building and factory automation markets. For customers, the new partnership brings together the vast bearings knowledge and...

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ABB's Flagship System 800xA Sales Exceed 5,000

ABB's Flagship System 800xA Sales Exceed 5,000

Extended automation system has delivered significant productivity, energy efficiency improvements across all industries Houston, TX, June 11, 2009-Since its introduction five years ago, ABB's groundbreaking IndustrialIT Extended Automation System 800xA has been sold to more than 5,000 new and existing ABB customers in a diverse range of industries. This figure includes new system installations,...

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Battery Assembly System targets R&D environment.

Designed to accommodate in-process quality checks, Battery Assembly Cell is available as Complete Assembly Cell or as Individual Automated Semi-Automated battery assembly substations. Line consists of automatic tab welding machine; cell winding machine; jelly roll insert-bottom, tab weld, seam former; electrolyte fill, cap, weld cell closer; cell label shrink wrap; and cell pressure/leak tester....

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Two Pennsylvania Capitol Complex Buildings Set to Achieve 30 Percent Energy Savings Through Efficiency Upgrades, Solar Panel Array

Project's photovoltaic system continues Commonwealth's commitment to renewable energy BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., June 11 -- Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., working in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of General Services (DGS), has completed a performance-based contract to reduce energy consumption at the Commonwealth's Health & Welfare Building and Labor & Industry...

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ABB Wins $223 Million Oil-and-Gas Order in Algeria

Technical solutions will reduce gas flaring to lower environmental impact Zurich, Switzerland, June 9, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth about $223 million from Sonatrach, the Algerian oil and gas company, for three gas plants in Algeria. Scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2012, the project includes new compressor trains,...

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ABB and Sensus Demonstrate Integrated Smart Grid System for Power Distribution

Smart Grid enablers on display at FERC Technology day in Washington, DC Raleigh, North Carolina, June 4, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced that it has partnered with Sensus, a leading provider of high-value advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and metering system solutions to utilities worldwide, to successfully demonstrate system interface of ABB's latest...

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Vision System Software enables integration with automation controls.

Designed to connect In-Sight-® vision systems with virtually any PLC, robot, HMI, or Fieldbus system used in factory automation, Cognex Connect(TM) features point-and-click configuration interface that lets users control multiple vision systems from any network PC. Users can transfer data and images to enterprise file server or display them in their own operator interface. Suite of communication...

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ABB Delivers Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant Solution in Record Time

High efficiency modular solution for Totana in Spain Zurich, Switzerland, May 26, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has completed delivery and commissioning of the 1-megawatt (MW) Totana photovoltaic power plant located in the region of Murcia in Spain. In a year, Totana produces 2.2 gigawatt-hours of grid-quality electric power and displaces some 1,350 tons of...

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ABB Wins $140 Million Power Orders in Mexico

Substations to expand power capacity and improve reliability Zurich, Switzerland, May 26, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $140 million from the Mexican national power utility for substations and SVC (Static Var Compensator) solutions to help expand power capacity, extend the transmission and distribution network, and improve grid reliability. The...

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ABB Wins Orders Worth $100 Million to Strengthen Saudi Arabia's Power Network

New substations to help strengthen transmission and distribution network Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2009- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $100 million for substations to strengthen Saudi Arabia's transmission and distribution network. ABB will design, supply, install and commission three 110-kilovolt substations that will serve the growing power...

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