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ABB Board Proposes Former Shell Exec as Its New Chairman

If approved by shareholders at ABB’s annual general meeting in April, Peter Voser will take over from Hubertus von Grünberg, who has decided not to stand for reelection.
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Exploring Automation for Shale

Leading into the inaugural Well Site Automation for Unconventional Oil & Gas next month in Houston, operators discuss the benefits of SCADA and other automation for their shale operations.
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Consortium Extends Focus to Industrial Network Determinism
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Consortium Extends Focus to Industrial Network Determinism

AVnu Alliance launches an industrial market segment to help craft standards defining how standard Ethernet can be used for synchronized networking in industrial control applications.
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Rectangular Connector Family

The RockStar family of rectangular connectors is designed to facilitate “plug-and-play” connecting and disconnecting of electrical circuits in individual control systems.
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Lean Metamorphosis

At the heart of lean thinking is constant change, like the metamorphosis of a butterfly over and over, creating improved manufacturing.
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Enhanced Vision Programming Software

As the next generation of the vendor’s machine vision software, Sherlock 7 is easier to use and more capable than its predecessor.
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Easy Connection for Multiple Sensors

MSS sensors of model type 171V62AQ from the vendor can now be AND-linked without using a special interface or connecting each sensor to a central control unit.
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Economy Maintains Momentum

Make sure you have the right employees in place to meet increased demand for goods and services in the coming year.
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Compact Coriolis Flowmeter

As a new generation of compact, highly integrated Coriolis flowmeters, the Sitrans FC300 DN4 flowmeter has a maximum capacity of 350 kilograms/hour (772 pounds/hour).
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High-current DC Power Supplies

Developed to address increasing DC power requirements for industrial control applications, the Quint single phase, 40 amp, 24VDC power supplies effectively double the maximum current output available
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Function Blocks Make Motion Easier

“This standardization integrates safety aspects and/or motion control with industrial control.”
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Larry E. Kittelberger, Chief Information Officer and the Senior Vice President, Honeywell International

Honeywell Launches Expansion Spree in India

The company’s Indian workforce is expected to double as the firm taps local engineering talent.
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RoHS-compliant Wireless Module

IEEE 802.11b/g wireless capabilities have been added to the vendor’s WiPort embedded 802.11 networking module.
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