Genzyme monitors 50,000 SCADA points with Anybus Communicator
The company, which is a world leader in biotechnology, is creating a new polyclonal antibody production site.This is an innovative production facility: the process has been automated as far as possible, to reduce human error in the many stages of the process (separation, purification, filtration, ultrafiltration, haemadsorption etc.).This involves being able to interface with a battery of very mixed laboratory equipment, which was not initially designed to communicate with fieldbuses. Genzyme has used about thirty HMS Anybus Communicator gateways, to enable consistent SCADA management across all the devices in use. Benefits are as much in terms of quality as in production costs
Altium sponsors ‘Part-Time Scientists’ on their way to the moon
German Google Lunar X PRIZE team uses Altium Designer for their electronics designs
Red Rooster expands to the Norwegian market.
Red Rooster has over twenty years experience in providing and maintaining high quality lifting, winching and load measuring equipment throughout the world.
Orbitform Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification JACKSON
Orbitform Group today announced that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification for the design and manufacture of orbital forming, fastening, joining, conveyor systems, and assembly equipment.
NEW 2011 PRODUCT RANGE CATALOGUE FROM WELDABILITY-SIF
Weldability-SIF, the UK based supplier of MIG, TIG, MMA, Spot and Oxy/Fuel welding and Plasma cutting machines, torches, accessories, consumables and personal protective equipment has launched its 2011 Product Range Catalogue
New rental scheme cuts cost of instrument hire
The PRP comes at a fraction of the standard rental rate and includes full technical support, making it an ideal option for longer-term rentals or for customers who rent the same instruments frequently. It combines the convenience of ownership with all the benefits of renting – for example, Ashtead Technology remains responsible for maintenance, annual calibration and repairs.
telent to upgrade Merseyrail's Long Line Public Address System
telent, the technology services provider, has been awarded a contract to redesign and upgrade Merseyrail's Long Line Public Address (LLPA) system across the train operator's 66-station network [Wirral and Northern Lines].
shentongroup EXPANDS IN SCOTLAND
Recent extreme weather conditions have resulted in powercuts in many parts of the Scotland with many companies being affected by outages, some lasting several days. Power management company, shentongroup, has responded to the increasing demand for standby generators and servicing with an additional facility in Glasgow to compliment its regional headquarters in Edinburgh.
Molex Purchases Luxtera’s Silicon Photonics-based Active Optical Cable (AOC) Business; Partners on Future AOC Development
Molex, a global leader in the high speed interconnect marketplace, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Luxtera's Active Optical Cable (AOC) business. Luxtera, the worldwide leader in Silicon CMOS Photonics, will transfer all aspects of its existing and future AOC business to Molex including current QSFP+ (Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable) 40Gbps Ethernet and InfiniBand products and customers. The acquisition immediately adds QSFP active optical cables to Molex's portfolio of active optical connectivity products. The acquisition includes an exclusive agreement for Luxtera to develop and supply advanced chip-sets for future Molex products that are based on Luxtera's silicon photonics technology, including next generation 14Gbps and four channel 25Gbps products for the 100Gbps Ethernet and InfiniBand markets. The companies will work together on future product planning to provide customers with leading edge interconnect solutions at 10Gbps, 14Gbps, 25Gbps, and faster d
INTRODUCING ENERPAC’S NEW E326e INDUSTRIAL TOOLS CATALOG
Enerpac is proud to announce the release of our new Industrial Tools catalog, E326e — providing a complete range of quality high-force tools for all industrial applications.
EIC partners with EDT to support Business/Education links
The EIC, the leading trade association for UK companies supplying goods and services to the energy industries worldwide is teaming up with educational charity EDT in recognition that more needs to be done to encourage students to move into science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers.
New Red Lion Sales Presence in Germany Focuses on Local Service with Global Support
Red Lion Controls, Inc. announces a new sales office in Sprockhövel, Germany. Red Lion's full line of industrial control solutions—including HMI products, process controls, panel meters, sensors and software—were previously available in Germany through the company's broad distribution network. Red Lion has added local sales support to the previous sales structure in Germany, further embracing, expanding and showing commitment to the German market.
Retrofits & Refurbishments – A Bumper Quarter!
In these challenging economic circumstances, where in some cases capital equipment spend has sometimes been difficult to justify; Chronos BTH supplied retrofit and refurbishment projects have allowed ten (10) companies to upgrade equipment and thereby make the maximum use out of their existing systems.
Innovative New Product Microsite Connects Engineers To The Latest Technologies From Component Manufacturers
Farnell has launched its Technology First New Product microsite. The innovative new site provides clear and comprehensive information about the very latest products and technologies from the electronic industry's leading component manufacturers, and makes it easy for engineers to select and design-in devices that can give them a crucial competitive edge.
Measurement Computing announces IOtech integration
Following the integration of IOTech's data acquisition products into the Measurement Computing Corporation (MCC) range earlier this year, Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) is pleased to announce its position as the sole UK distributor of MCC and Iotech DAQ products. This will enable Adept to better serve the DAQ community and give customers increased data acquisition flexibility.
Launch of Precision Manufacturing contract electronic manufacturing services at Northampton
Solutions Group (UK) plc of Northampton has announced that it is launching a new company to become a major new player in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry. The new company, Precision Manufacturing Ltd - PML, is to provide high quality contract printed circuit board and box build assemblies for the electronics and electromechanical industries in the UK.
The ISA Security Compliance Institute and Wurldtech Collaborate to Raise the Bar on Industrial Control System Cybersecurity
The ISA Security Compliance Institute and Wurldtech Security Technologies, Inc. announced the completion of a collaborative project for converging the Wurldtech Achilles Level 1 TM certification test specifications with the ISASecure Embedded Device Security Assurance communication robustness test specifications.
SKF Strengthens Global Lubrication Business With Acquisition Of US Based Lincoln Industrial
SKF, has signed an agreement to acquire leading US based lubrication systems provider, Lincoln Holdings Enterprises Inc., in a move to strengthen still further its product offering and range of services. SKF is purchasing the business for USD 1 billion on a cash and debt free basis from Harbour Group, a privately owned operating company based in St Louis, Missouri, USA.
Parker And Brammer Announce Strategic Fluid Power Partnership
Parker Hannifin and Brammer plc have signed a strategic pan-European partnership agreement, which is designed to extend considerably the level of support and product availability that both companies offer to customers throughout the fluid power sector. Initially covering fifteen countries and targeting growth in key MRO markets, the new agreement will provide guaranteed supply of Parker pneumatic, hydraulic, filtration and instrumentation components and systems to key accounts and end users, in industries including manufacturing, process, transport, construction and logistics.
Further Chinese expansion for Renishaw
Renishaw, a world leader in the fields of metrology and spectroscopy, has announced the opening of new branch offices in the cities of Suzhou and Xi'an to give local support to its rapidly expanding customer base. The offices, which will be managed by the company's wholly owned Chinese trading subsidiary Renishaw Shanghai (Trading) Co Ltd, are part of Renishaw's ongoing investment in China where it now has operations in eight different cities.
Sydor Optics Completes First Half of $4M Expansion to Meet Increasing Customer Demands
Sydor Optics, a manufacturer of flat glass optics, has just completed the first half of its acquisition of $4M in double-sided polishing and metrology equipment with the second half of expansion to be completed within the next six months. This investment, coupled with Sydor's continuous investment in team development and process improvement, allows them to continue their growth while handling their customers' increasing volume and size demands.
JCB Receives Compensation Payment For Product Copying
JCB has agreed terms of settlement with an Asian manufacturer of backhoe loaders regarding allegations of product copying of JCB's iconic 3CX backhoe loader. JCB has received an undisclosed settlement payment and the manufacturer has agreed to fundamentally redesign their backhoe loader.
Catalog Data Solutions Announces >30% Growth Driven by Industrial Suppliers Adapting to the New Buying Process
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a leading provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, today announced that revenue in Q3 2010 grew over 30% compared to the same quarter last year. Year-to-date through Q3 2010 revenue is over 20% higher than the same period in 2009.
Molex Receives Assodel’s distribution Award in the category “Connection”
Molex Incorporated,has been presented with the Distribution Award of Assodel, the Italian Association of Electronic Suppliers. The Award acknowledges the ongoing high level of support, both technically and commercially, that Molex Italy provides to its distribution partners and is the second time that Molex has been recognised by Assodel, receiving the same award five years ago.
Renishaw trading update from 9th September 2010
Consistent with the momentum highlighted at the time of our final results for the year to 30th June, 2010, trading in the first two months of the new financial year has been very positive. We have seen strong demand for our metrology products across all our main geographies, particularly in Japan and the rest of Asia, where sales have been running at approximately double last year's levels for the same period. Group revenue in July and August has been approximately £20 million per month and the order book currently stands at approximately £25 million. Order visibility remains at around 4 to 5 weeks' sales.
Alta Manufacturing Receives Small, Minority, Woman-Owned Business Certification
Alta Manufacturing, a leading Tier 3 electronics contract manufacturer specializing in NPI to pilot production of complex PCBAs, has been certified as a small, minority, woman-owned business by the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission.
Consolidated turnover for 2009/2010 - 4th quarter growth
Despite a difficult economic situation in 2009/2010, marked by significant slowdowns in the electrical equipment and Computer Aided Design (CAD) software markets, the turnover of IGE+XAO was back on the rise in the second half of 2009/2010. Thus, in the 3rd and 4th quarters, growth of 0.8% and 1.3% was respectively achieved. At the same time, the consolidated annual turnover amounted to €21,306,152. The business recovery in the second half of the year was attributable to the Group's customer diversification strategy and good international dynamics.
Honeywell Completes Acquisition Of Sperian Protection
Honeywell announced it has completed its acquisition of Sperian Protection for approximately USD $1.4 billion, including the assumption of net debt. Sperian Protection is a leading provider of personal protective equipment (PPE), and will be combined within Honeywell's Automation and Control Solutions' Life Safety business.
Geo Kingsbury Order Announcement
An order valued at £1.2 million for three Traub TNX65 multi-axis CNC turn-mill centres has been received from a machinery equipment manufacturer in the West Country by Geo Kingsbury Machine Tools, Gosport.
Exlar Linear Actuators Featured on USS Gerald R. Ford Advanced Weapons Elevators
Exlar Corporation announces its award to provide linear actuators for Federal Equipment Company's Advanced Weapons Elevators (AWE) on the USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier.
WEG Further Expands Global Transformer Manufacturing Capability With Inauguration Of New Transformer Plant In Mexico
WEG has further advanced its position as a leading global supplier of power transformers, with the inauguration of a new state-of-the-art transformer manufacturing plant in Mexico. Officially opened on April 14th 2010, the new plant is sited adjacent to WEG's existing motor plant, which manufactures low and medium voltage motors, generators and control panels for automation systems.
£6.6m Contract For Hach Lange Instrumentation
Leading analytical instrumentation manufacturer HACH LANGE is delighted to announce a new multi-million pound Framework Agreement contract for a range of water monitoring instrumentation with a major UK water company.
SKF launches UK Solution Factory
SKF has opened an innovative new Solution Factory at its UK headquarters in Luton. Designed to unite the company's key service and product offerings under a single banner, the new Solution Factory is part of a programme being rolled out globally with the aim of providing customers with an integrated suite of facilities to help them improve key business processes, while enhancing productivity and profitability.
Milara Appoints New Technologies Ltd.
Milara Incorporated, a leader in stencil printing technological innovation, has appointed New Technologies Ltd. as its representative for Russia.
NewAge Industries To Go Solar With Rooftop Solar Panel Array
Plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries has been awarded a $1 million solar energy program grant from Pennsylvania's Department of Community and Economic Development. The money will help fund the purchase and installation of a one megawatt (MW) rooftop solar panel system. The array will contribute more than 50 percent of NewAge's energy needs, allowing the company to save energy costs while pursuing green initiatives.
AirMagnet Completes First Year as Part of Fluke Networks; Demonstrates Strong Growth
AirMagnet, now part of Fluke Networks, today marked the first year anniversary of its acquisition by Fluke Networks. In addition to demonstrating strong shipment growth over the past year, AirMagnet also showed strong global expansion, released several new compelling WLAN solutions to the market, and extended key partnerships worldwide.
Arrow Electronics acquires Nu Horizons Electronics
Arrow Electronics today announced that it has agreed to acquire Nu Horizons Electronics (Nu Horizons) in an all cash transaction for $7.00 per share. Nu Horizons is a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, display, illumination, and power solutions to a wide variety of commercial original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronic manufacturing services providers (EMS).
Victrex Polymer Solutions Accredited As A Sony Green Partner
Victrex Polymer Solutions is an accredited Sony Green Partner and as such qualifies as a Designated Raw Materials (DRM) supplier to the consumer electronics giant.
Burkert Moves to Maximise Opportunities in Key Markets with Appointment of Fluid Controls as South East Distributor.
Burkert is maximising its ability to provide process solutions in key markets, such as pharmaceutical, oil and gas, food and beverage and semi-conductors, with the appointment of Fluid Controls - a specialist in these sectors, as its distributor for the South East of England.
MAPAL cuts a multi-million aerospace deal!
MAPAL has secured a contract to develop, manufacture and supply custom high-performance milling and scanning tools for a major new aircraft production line in the UK. The ultimate value of the contract, which initially runs for three years with an option of a further two years and beyond, depends on factors that can only be determined as the project progresses, but is confidently expected to be multi-million Pound.
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