Automation Systems

ABB's System 800xA Will Help Double Production at Europe's Largest Copper Mine

ABB's Extended Automation System 800xA is part of a comprehensive solution that will help double annual production capacity at Boliden's Aitik copper mine in Sweden and extend the productive life of the site by an additional 25 years Zurich, Switzerland, April 8, 2009 - A comprehensive ABB power and automation solution - including the world's most powerful gearless mill drives, and System 800xA...

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Module connects multiple PLCs without programming.

Installing in Rockwell Automation ControlLogix PAC chassis, cATM Appliance Transaction Module connects various types and brands of PLCs by eliminating need to program message instructions between them. Browser-driven setup utility automatically recognizes all controller tags or registers, while interface within utility enables dragging and dropping of tag or register data from one controller...

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Emerson Wins Contract to Digitally Automate New Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) Advanced Polymers Plant in China

Emerson's engineered solution with PlantWeb digital architecture and DeltaV(TM) system selected to enable production flexibility and quality SINGAPORE (March 19, 2009) - Emerson Process Management Asia Pacific has been awarded a contract by MCC Advanced Polymers (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. to digitally automate a new advanced polymers plant in Zhejiang Province, Peoples Republic of China. According to the...

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Decking Tool accelerates metal decking installation.

Decking Tool accelerates metal decking installation.

Designed to work with range of collated fasteners, Hilti SDT 30 Stand-up Decking Tool allows operators to work upright at all times, and can load up to 50 collated fasteners at one time. SDT 30 gives operators flexibility to complete both sidelap and thin bar joist applications with just one tool. It accepts ST 1800 Metal Screwdriver with adjustable torque clutch, allowing operators to set...

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HK Systems Selected To Provide Automated Library System For Australian University

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, MARCH 16, 2009 --- HK Systems, Inc., North America's leading automated material handling and supply chain software total solutions provider, today announces being selected by Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, to provide an Automated Library System for their new state-of-the-art library. Currently under construction, the new library is the first Australian university...

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Automation System produces cable assemblies.

Automation System produces cable assemblies.

Built from modular components, TransferModule 6000 includes cable transport system, transfer shuttles, transfer chain, cable loading/unloading stations, control system, and PC-based user interface. Stations can perform stripping, tinning, sealing, shield flaring, and micro-flame soldering, as well as ultrasonic and resistance welding, connector housing insertion, and electrical testing. Typical...

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ABB Wins Automation Seamless Pipe Mill Order in Brazil

Automation based on System 800xA will make new plant more productive, energy efficient Houston, Texas, November 24, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won a contract to supply automation systems, equipment and services for a new seamless steel tube and pipe production plant for VSB (Vallourec & Sumitomo Tubos do Brasil). The new plant will have an annual...

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Emerson's SYNCADE(TM) Operations Management Software Selected by Bristol-Myers Squibb for New Biopharmaceutical Facility

PlantWeb-® architecture with Smart Operations Management suite chosen to optimize performance of Large Scale Cell Culture facility in Devens, Massachusetts AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 10, 2009) -- Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) has selected Emerson Process Management to fully automate its new facility in Devens, Massachusetts. Emerson will apply its PlantWeb-® digital...

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ABB Wins $62 Million Order in Oman

Electrical and automation systems to maximize efficiency at iron ore processing plant Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 23, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $62 million from Vale to supply electrification and automation systems and related equipment for a new iron ore pellet plant in Oman. The new Vale plant, 230 kilometers northwest of...

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