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Whipple Enterprises Announces  Fixed Fence  Option to Add Transfer-Station Capability to its Rotary Accumulator Table Line

Whipple Enterprises Announces Fixed Fence Option to Add Transfer-Station Capability to its Rotary Accumulator Table Line

Feb. 25, 2009 (Volcano, Calif. -- Feb. 25, 2009) Whipple Enterprises today announced the fixed-fence transfer station option for its Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA) product line, which adapts an RTA into an unmanned surge table for temporary accumulation and automated product discharge back into the flow of production. In addition to serving as a product accumulator during unattended operation, a...

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India's Panjab University Library Taps 3M for Turnkey Conversion to RFID Circulation Management and Security

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M Library Systems has been awarded a turnkey project that will provide radio frequency identification (RFID) systems for circulation and inventory management and security at the Panjab University Library in Chandigarh, the capital of the Punjab region in northwest India. Known officially as the A.C. Joshi Library, in memory of a distinguished university vice chancellor, the...

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Return and Sorter System suits library book-drop rooms.

Able to process RFID tags and barcodes, as well as reactivate electromagnetic security strips, 3-bin Intelligent Return and Sorter System comes with optional printer for receipts and 2 choices for user interface on induction unit. Classic version provides intuitive interface with buttons to start induction and, if desired, print receipt. Plus version comes with LCD touch screen that can provide...

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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 4, 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 plant...

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GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Embraces OMAC Make2Pack Standards to Drive Consistency in Packaging Automation and Accelerate Manufacturing Continuous Improvement Initiatives

Related Products o QuickPanel PACSystems, Operator Interface Products, Proficy HMI/SCADA -iFIX, Proficy Operations Management Software Support Multiple Vendor Platforms 02/04/2009 Charlottesville, VA, February 4, 2009 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, today announced that its hardware and software products enable OMAC Make2Pack standards to support multiple vendor...

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A Chinese Wonder of the Pulp and Paper World

A Chinese Wonder of the Pulp and Paper World

Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 9, 2009 -- ABB's award-winning System 800xA process automation solution for the Hunan Juntai pulp mill in China - the most advanced, most automated and biggest single pulp investment in the country - has taken pulp mill automation and process efficiency to a new level. Dubbed China's most advanced and automated paper mill and the biggest single investment in the pulp and...

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Cartesian Motion System features modular design.

Cartesian Motion System features modular design.

Providing building-block style modular design, camoLINE System includes electromechanical and pneumatic axes, bolt-together connection technology, and aluminum structural framing. Users can locate holes as needed and select from pneumatic, ball screw, and belt-drive actuators. Customers can also choose among servomotors, side drives with timing belts, or planetary gears to complement design...

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Riveting Alliance - Orbitform Group and Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet

Riveting Alliance - Orbitform Group and Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet

Orbitform is pleased to announce a new alliance with Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Jay-Cee is the nation's largest in-stock supplier of rivets and special fasteners with over 60 years experience. Jay-Cee offers all sizes and types of rivets including solid and semi-tubular rivets, blind rivets, rivet nuts and threaded inserts. With literally millions of rivets on hand for...

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ABB and Silver Spring Networks Announce Smart Grid Interoperability

Successful interoperability testing brings together Distribution Automation, SCADA, AMI capabilities onto a single Smart Grid platform San Diego, California, January 30, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, and Silver Spring Networks today announced successful completion of interoperability testing of ABB's COM600 substation computer and PCD recloser device with Silver...

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