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FDT Group Announces Profibus Device Integration with FDT® 2.0

mar, 09/20/2016 - 22:03

The FDT Group, an independent, international, not-for-profit industry association supporting FDT® Technology, today announced the certification of the first Device Type Managers™ (DTMs™) compliant with the FDT 2.0 specification. FDT is the most widely adopted standard for industrial device integration. FDT Technology holds the key to integrating any device, system or network in today's complex industrial automation architecture. A Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Contr...

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GE Digital Acquires Meridium, Inc., to Accelerate Delivery of Comprehensive Asset Performance Management Offering for Customers

jeu, 09/15/2016 - 14:57

GE Digital (NYSE: GE) announced it has acquired Meridium, Inc., a global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and services for asset-intensive industries. As an established Industrial Internet leader, this acquisition will help GE Digital accelerate its comprehensive APM offering and provide a solution to customers that unifies real-time analytics with reliability-centered maintenance best practices, delivering a complete APM solution. Meridium customers will gain access t...

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GE Names David Joyce as Vice Chair

lun, 09/12/2016 - 14:40

GE Board of Directors has named David Joyce a company vice chair leading GE Aviation and additive manufacturing. GE Aviation is a leading provider of jet, turboshaft, turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. Additionally, David will lead GE's efforts to establish and grow an additive manufacturing equipment, materials and services business, as well as accelerating additive manufacturing applications across GE. - - ...

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Bad Credit Construction Equipment Financing Brings In Working Capital For Business Owners -

mar, 09/06/2016 - 07:07

Bad credit construction equipment financing is available to business owners seeking working capital. VMI LLC, a California company, provides a program specifically for business owners who have bad credit and need working capital. - - - Under this program, the business owners use their free and clear equipment as collateral to secure the working capital loan . Loans range from $10,000 up to $400,000. - - - According to Skylar Marshall, Communications Specialist, “Our application only p...

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EMSL Radiochemistry Lab Offers Electron Capture Detector (ECD) Leak Test

jeu, 09/01/2016 - 17:02

EMSL Analytical, Inc.'s Radiological Laboratory Division now offers a leak test for the electron capture detector (ECD) which is a commonly used device in gas chromatograph instruments. An ECD typically contains 10-15 millicuries of nickel-63, which is a sealed radioactive source. In order to ensure safety, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requires that each licensee who uses a sealed source should have the source tested for leakage every six months and track the results for th...

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FleetMind adds Midwestern Regional Sales Director to Team

mer, 08/31/2016 - 13:00

MONTREAL, Canada – August 31, 2016 - FleetMind Solutions, the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” solutions, announced today the addition of Kevin Weisinger as Regional Sales Director for the Midwestern United States region. Kevin brings over 20 years of expertise from both the waste management and mobile technology sectors. Kevin first started his career with mobile frontrunner, Motorola, where he was awarded the Annual Peak Performer Award. He also served in senior sale...

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Identifying Exposure Concerns to Asphalt Fumes

lun, 08/29/2016 - 15:22

Asphalt, or bitumen, as it is called in many other parts of the world, is found in natural deposits or can be obtained by refining crude oil. The primary use of asphalt is for road construction where it is mixed with aggregate particles. It is also commonly used to seal flat roofs and in waterproofing products, such as roof felt and shingles. - - According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), over a half-million workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt. Health ef...

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Siemens to supply nine compact steam turbines to Great Britain and the United States

ven, 08/12/2016 - 22:19

Within a period of just a few weeks, Siemens has received orders from customers in Great Britain and the United States for a total of nine compact steam turbines. The turbines are to be manufactured at Siemens' production site in Frankenthal, Germany. Three SST-040 turbines have been ordered by the Dutch energy provider Kara Energy Systems B.V. for biomass power plants in Great Britain, while the U.S.-based company Airclean Energy in Seattle, Washington, has placed an order for six SST-110...

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Qualtek Earns ELP Gold Leader Designation

lun, 08/08/2016 - 16:00

Qualtek Manufacturing was named a Gold Leader in the Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/environmental-leadership-program - The ELP recognizes environmental performers that go beyond regulatory requirements toward the goal of sustainability. -   - Gold Leaders must have in place a fully operational, facility-specific Environmental Management System assessed by a third-party auditor, provide ...

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EMSL Indianapolis Laboratory Receives AIHA Accreditation for Respirable Silica by XRD

lun, 08/08/2016 - 15:06

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Indianapolis laboratory has added another testing service under its American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation Program (IHLAP). EMSL Indianapolis has been approved for X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) analytical technique and is now certified for silica testing through NIOSH 7500 and OSHA ID-142 methods. - - Through the AIHA accreditation program, EMSL (Laboratory ID: 157245) is in compliance with Int...

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AkzoNobel acquires 100 percent share of powder coatings venture in Egypt

mer, 07/27/2016 - 15:00

AkzoNobel has raised its stake in Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings SAE in Egypt from 60 percent to 100 percent. The transaction forms part of the company's accelerated growth strategy for Egypt and the wider North Africa region.  - - As well as operating a state-of-the-art powder coatings plant in Cairo, Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings SAE also has a 90 percent stake in the trading firm Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings Trading SAE. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. - - "This is an importan...

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Selas Heat Technology Company Hires Michael Damsell as General Manager – Europe & Asia -

jeu, 07/21/2016 - 19:36

Selas Heat Technology Company LLC (“SHTC”) is pleased to announce that Michael Damsell has joined the company as its General Manager – Europe & Asia to implement and support the global strategic growth plans of the company. -   - Mr. Damsell will be responsible for developing and implementing growth strategies for the company's product lines in Europe and Asia (excluding Japan). Damsell will also supplement and grow the Sales, Operations and Service teams in this region. He will be based at ...

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Automotive Global Distribution Company – Grand Parts – Launches in Australia, Raising the Standard of Automotive Excellence in the Car Industry -

jeu, 07/21/2016 - 14:15

As an independent automotive business, achieving a competitive edge through a contract manufacturer is now a possibility, with the launch of Grant Parts – an automotive global distribution company – in Australia. -   - The new and exciting Grand Parts business model is taking Australia by storm, allowing businesses to have direct access to industry recognised automotive parts, and brake friction technology . This direct access to premium automotive manufacturers gives businesses an opport...

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Secondhand Asbestos Exposure Risks for Some Families of Workers

mer, 07/20/2016 - 16:37

Asbestos is the name given to six naturally occurring fibrous minerals. Due to the unique properties found in these minerals, they were used for decades in thousands of commercial products and building materials. While these minerals may have many beneficial attributes, asbestos and asbestos-containing materials can release fibers into the air when they are disturbed or as they age and become friable. These fibers cannot be seen with the naked eye and may be inhaled where they can get tra...

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GreenWood, Inc. Earns Women's Business Enterprise National Council Certification

mar, 07/19/2016 - 21:20

Greenville, SC - - July 19, 2016 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, announces their certification as a women-owned business by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  WBENC's national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business.  The world-class certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands, in addition...

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High-Voltage Converter from STMicroelectronics Enables - Ultra-Low-Consumption Power Supplies in Smart Home and Industrial Applications

mar, 07/19/2016 - 15:00

STMicroelectronics has introduced a high-voltage power converter that allows designers to build an ultra-low-consumption, simple, and cost-effective SMPS (Switched-Mode Power Supply) with a 5V output voltage. Particularly suited for low-power applications in home appliances, building, lighting, and motion control, as well as small industrial and consumer applications, the VIPER01 operates directly from a rectified mains supply and integrates an 800V avalanche-rugged Power MOSFET with PWM (...

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TI introduces the industry's fastest isolated gate driver for high-voltage applications

lun, 07/18/2016 - 15:23

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's fastest 5.7-kVRMS isolated dual-channel gate driver, the first of a new gate driver family in TI's isolation portfolio. The UCC21520's flexible, universal compatibility enables its use as an isolated driver in low-side, high-side, high-side/low-side or half-bridge power management designs. With its integrated components, advanced protection features and optimized switching performance, the UCC21520 enables designers to bu...

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Occupational and Residential Methane Exposure Risks Identified by EMSL Analytical

ven, 07/15/2016 - 15:58

Methane (CH4) is a colorless, odorless and extremely flammable gas that can be explosive when mixed with air. It is a primary component of natural gas and is a major greenhouse gas. It is used to make ammonia, formaldehyde, hydrogen and methanol. - - According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, human-related sources of methane include emissions from burning fossil fuels (such as coal, gasoline, natural gas and oil). These emissions can come from vehicles; fuel-burning equipment; oper...

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Series components made by 3D printers: BMW Group expands use of additive manufacturing processes

jeu, 07/14/2016 - 15:35

With more than 10,000 additively-manufactured parts built into the Rolls-Royce Phantom, the BMW Group has been using components from 3D printers in series production since 2012. The company will continue to expand this pioneering role in the future. The Additive Manufacturing Centre at the company's Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ) has also been using these forming processes to produce parts for the new Rolls-Royce Dawn since the start of the year. The BMW Group is steadily pursuing the...

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No More Frustrating Trips To The Dealer

jeu, 07/14/2016 - 14:00

Due to growing unrest among local drivers, DC Local Locksmith now offer laser cut car key services on the go. They come to your location within 30 minutes or less, meaning you don't have to waste time and money going to the dealership. Relying on the dealer for laser key cutting can be frustrating, to say the least. First, you need to hire and wait for a tow truck to bring you and your car to the dealership. Second, they will most likely over charge, since most people believe they have ...

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