Automation Systems

Miscellaneous Controls

Emerson Wins Main Instrument Vendor Contract to Automate Nalco's New Water Treatment Chemicals Plant in China

Proven batch automation experience with DeltaV(TM) digital system leads to selection of Emerson's PlantWeb® architecture with FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus technology AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 13, 2008) - Emerson Process Management has been selected by Nalco Industrial Services (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., as the Main Instrument Vendor for a new water treatment chemicals plant in the Nanjing Chemical &...

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ABB's System 800xA Integrates Iceland's Utilities into a Single Automation System
Miscellaneous Controls

ABB's System 800xA Integrates Iceland's Utilities into a Single Automation System

Zurich, Switzerland, August 7, 2008 - Reykjavik Energy selected ABB to upgrade and integrate five utility automation systems - geothermal power plants, district heating, water and wastewater - into a single state-of-the-art 800xA extended automation system that will be operated from a central control room. Reykjavik Energy is Iceland's largest utility, providing almost 70 percent of the country's...

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Project Management Services

ABB Signs $61-Million Frame Agreement with Petrobras

Automation to expand production, improve operations and energy efficiency Zurich, Switzerland, July 9, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed an exclusive $61-million frame agreement with Petrobras to supply process automation systems and related services to eight oil refineries in Brazil over the next five years. ABB will supply its extended automation System...

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FANUC Robotics Receives USDA Acceptance for M-430iA Robot
Automation Systems

FANUC Robotics Receives USDA Acceptance for M-430iA Robot

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 21, 2008 - FANUC Robotics America, Inc. today announced that its M-430iA/2F high-speed, food picking robot is the first and only robot to meet the hygiene requirements for meat and poultry processing, and receive equipment acceptance from the United States Department of Agriculture. We're extremely proud that the M-430iA is built in accordance with the USDA, AMS...

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IMTS 2008: Bosch Rexroth to Focus on CNC and Machine Tool Automation
Motor Controllers and Drives

IMTS 2008: Bosch Rexroth to Focus on CNC and Machine Tool Automation

Company to feature automation technology products and applications that improve speed, precision, uptime, and safety for CNC and machine tool operation, September 8-13 at IMTS, booth D-4320. Rodless Cylinders MTX Advanced Electromechanical Cylinder Variable-speed Pump Drive (Chicago, IL - www.boschrexroth-us.com/machinetool) Bosch Rexroth, the Drive and Control Company, will exhibit a broad range...

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Automation Systems

Vision Guided Laser Welding Automation Systems for Next Generation Battery Manufacturing

Hybrid & Plug-In Electric Vehicle Battery R&D and Production Ramps Accelerated by AEi's FlexLase Vision Guided Laser Welding Automation Systems WILMINGTON, Mass. - Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high-precision flexible automation systems, is delivering multiple FlexLase laser welding stations to a leading producer of next-generation battery cells for hybrid and...

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Automation Systems

Diagnostic Test System automates molecular analysis.

Offering fully automated random access system, GeneXpert Infinity-48 manages entire molecular testing workflow, including sample data, cartridge loading and unloading, and reporting of test results. System uses robotic cartridge handling, managed by Xpertise(TM) software package and full touch screen driven menu, to run up to 1,300 different molecular tests during any 24-hour period. System can...

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Miscellaneous Software

Siemens Expands Smart MCC Product Line

ATLANTA -- Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. announced today that it is expanding its TIASTAR Smart Motor Control Center (MCC) product offering to provide seamless integration of this line into customer sites with competitive control systems. Siemens is confident in the superior power and flexibility of the Smart MCC that utilizes the open Profibus-DP network, however, Profibus-DP networking may...

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Laboratory Equipment

Benchtop Systems provide DNA, RNA, and protein separation.

With 96-well and 384-well plate compatibility and ability to select single wells at any location in plate, LabChip® GX is suited for genomics applications, while LabChip GXII supports genomics and protein research. Both combine reproducible assay technology with advanced data analysis software, which allows visualization of results via electropherogram or virtual gel view. Leveraging...

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Parts Accumulator promotes manufacturing automation.
Rotary Positioning Stages / Tables

Parts Accumulator promotes manufacturing automation.

Comprised of heavy-duty, welded steel turntable; solid-state PLC control; and optional integrated conveyor, Rota-Rack(TM) enables any bar-fed CNC lathe equipped with parts catcher to run unattended for extended periods of time. It indexes each time finished part exits machine, safely collecting and protecting finished workpieces. Height-adjustable from 11-50 in., product has 1 m dia turntable...

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