Schneider Electric North America recently announced that it will integrate Citect , an industrial automation software provider, into its automation and control solutions lineup.
Simrit Oil & Gas , a wholly owned subsidiary of Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership, recently acquired the assets of Petroleum Elastomers , a specialized custom-sealing components manufacturer based in Houston, aimed specially at the oil and gas industry.
NewAge Industries , a plastic and rubber tubing and hose manufacturer, located in Bucks County, PA, will celebrate its 55th anniversary in 2009.
Edwards recently announced that-despite a turndown in the semiconductor vacuum market in the final quarter-the International Statistics on Vacuum Technology (ISVT) working group's report indicated that the vacuum component market grew 12 percent in 2007 at a value of almost $5 billion.
The global market for specialty chemicals for water treatment technology is expected to be worth $21.0 billion in 2008, according to a new technical market research report from BCC Research ; the report is entitled â€œSpecialty Chemicals For Water Treatment: The Global Market.â€
The U.S. has always made Europe seem like a lazy man's paradise what with all of the holidays alotted to even the most menial of job positions. (According to a July 2008 article called â€œPutting In The Hoursâ€ in The Economist , Americans work 15 percent more hours on average than employees in the western European Union-assuming that a European were to work a â€œnormalâ€ 40-hour American workweek, the statistic would raise their week by six hours.)
TÃœVRheinlandÂ® has partnered with the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) to guide local manufacturers through the European Union's (EU) Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) pre-registration and registration regulatory process.
The newest Orange County Chopper recently brought celebrity status to the process equipment industry with an innovative custom bike design inspired by plastics, pharmaceutical, chemical and food processing machinery.
According to a new technical market research report, "Nutraceuticals: Global Markets And Processing Technologies" from BCC Research , the global market for nutraceuticals was worth $117.3 billion in 2007.
ASI Instruments and its line of dry bulk solids level detection and measurement instruments will be integrated into K-TEK Corp 's instrumentation portfolio.
Form Automation Solutions (FAS), maker of the AuditMaticâ„¢ mobile data collection and reporting software, has inked distribution agreements with InfoLink and Industrial Network Systems , two regional factory automation value-added resellers.
September U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $439.51 million, according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA).
Butanol has traditionally been used as paint thinner, cleaner and adhesive, but as a fuel additive, it contains more energy than ethanol and could be blended into existing cars at higher percentages.
Orion Corp. recently celebrated its 40th anniversary of providing products to the global power generation, oil and gas, petrochemical, and marine industries. For four decades, the company has manufactured hydrodynamic bearings for high-speed rotating machinery.
CPFD-Software recently selected Reprise Software 's Reprise License Manager (RLM) as BarracudaÂ® particle-flow software's new license manager.