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ARC 2011: News & Product Announcements

(Updated 2/9/11) The first automation conference of 2011 is underway and see below for all the news and product announcements coming from the ARC 2011 World Industry Forum, Feb 8-11, Orlando, Fla.

 > Yokogawa Automation Announcement
New Yokogawa American CEO Chet Mroz discussed directions that the company will take over the next few years. (Source: Feed Forward Blog)

> Apprion Releases Wireless Location Application
Location applications are one of the hot areas in automation.
(Source: Feed Forward Blog)

> Publisher's Perspective - Market Focus - Water/Wastewater
If there is one market that keeps coming up in conversation after conversation with automation suppliers I meet at ARC, it is water/wastewater.
(Source: Publisher's Perspective)

> Invensys Announces ArchestrA Workflow
Invensys Operations Management presented next at the ARC Forum press conference announcing embedded ArchestrA Workflow software, a component of the company's open InFusionT Enterprise Control System (ECS). (Source: Feed Forward Blog)

> Pepper+Fuchs Introduces Dynamic Arc Recognition and Termination System (DART)

DART is a dynamic power supply and control system for intrinsically safe fieldbus installations that dramatically increases the power available to field devices in explosion hazardous areas, while maintaining intrinsically safe energy levels.
(Source: Feed Forward Blog)

> ARC World Industry Forum Points to the Need for Packaging Machinery Standards
The opening session of ARC's World Industry Forum on driving innovation, sustainability and performance provided insights into the issues that are or will be affecting packagers and packaging machinery suppliers, even though the word packaging was never actually used.
(Source: Keith Campbell, On the Edge Blog)

> Mitsubishi Announces Process Automation Solution
Well known in machine control and machine tools plus variable frequency drives, Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. introduced its MELPAQ Process Solutions offering at the 13th Annual ARC Forum in Orlando.
(Source: Feed Forward Blog)

> Publisher's Perspective - Market Insights with Doug Donzelli, Apprion
Jim Chrzan, Publisher, Automation World, sat down with Doug Donzelli, CEO, Apprion, at the 2011 ARC World Industry Forum and filed this report.
(Source: Publisher's Perspective)

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