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  • Aug 19, 2016
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    Emerson to Buy Pentair Valves and Controls

    This transaction follows Emerson’s recently announced divestitures of Network Power, Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques for a total of $5.2 billion as part of the company’s overall strategic portfolio repositioning that was initiated in June 2015....More
  • Aug 17, 2016
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    GE Digital Partners with Intel for Spread of Predix

    The two companies will apply the technologies in their own plants, then plan to sell a joint offering to other manufacturers that want to optimize their operations....More
  • Aug 3, 2016
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    NEMA's Industrial Controls Indexes Continue Decline in First Quarter 2016

    The industrial market continues its sluggish path, with controls and adjustable-speed drives showing double-digit declines from the same period last year....More
  • Feb 12, 2016
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    Rockwell acquires MagneMotion

    Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, added to its offerings to industrial warehouse and production facilities with the acquisition announced this week of MagneMotion Intelligent Conveyor Systems, Devens, Mass....More
  • Sep 30, 2015
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    Kaman Signs Nationwide Distribution Agreement with Rittal

    Kaman Distribution Group, Bloomfield, Conn., has signed a national distribution agreement with enclosure manufacturer Rittal GmbH & Co. of Germany. The deal agreement is an extension of a relationship that began more than 20 years with Zeller Electric, a business Kaman acquired in 2012....More
  • May 21, 2015
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    Kaman rebrands distribution business

    Kaman Corp.’s Distribution segment, Bloomfield, Conn., has launched a new brand, Kaman Automation, Control & Energy or Kaman AC&E, to serve original equipment manufacturers, industrial production plants and infrastructure facilities throughout the world. Kaman AC&E was created through the collaboration of existing resources from within Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp., including its longstanding bearing & power transmission business, Minarik Corp. which operates its motion & control business, and KIT Zeller Inc....More
  • Dec 29, 2014
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    Fastenal to Stock Revolution Lighting LED Products

    Under terms of the partnership, Fastenal will stock and sell a variety of Revolution Lighting’s LED products through its U.S. Fastenal stores and distribution centers....More
  • Nov 21, 2014
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    Panduit and General Cable join forces on industrial automation

    Connecter and device maker Panduit and wire giant General Cable have joined forces again to offer an industrial automation connection package....More
  • Nov 12, 2014
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    Rockwell Automation Beats 4Q Profit Forecasts

    Industrial automation manufacturer Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, reported an increase in quarterly profit of almost 16% for the company's fiscal fourth quarter (4Q) ended Sept. 30. On the strength of increased sales in motion control and industrial safety products, the company overall reported net income of $248.7 million for the quarter, up from $215.3 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose 4% to $1.78 billion....More
  • Oct 15, 2013
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    Machine tool orders up 5% in August

    U.S. machine shops and other manufacturers ordered new equipment and related technologies worth $371.97 million during August, an increase of nearly 5% over the July total, yet falling well short of the year-ago result....More
  • Mar 1, 2013
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    NEMA says shipments of industrial control equipment weakened in 4Q 2012

    The Primary Industrial Controls Index published by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Rosslyn, Va., decreased 1.6% on a quarter-to-quarter basis during the fourth quarter of 2012....More
  • Feb 12, 2013
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    ABB acquires specialist in harbor and port automation

    ABB will acquire San Diego-based APS Technology Group (APS) to add optical character recognition (OCR) and gate automation capabilities to further improve safety, productivity and efficiency of port operations as containerized shipping grows worldwide....More
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