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Business News

Matthias Zink Takes Over As CEO Automotive At Schaeffler AG
Monday, 16 January 2017
Herzogenaurach, Germany: Matthias Zink (47) has assumed his position as a member of the Executive Board of Schaeffler AG as of January 1, 2017. He is... Read More...
Faro Expands Its Footprint In Mobile Virtual And Augmented Reality With The Acquisition Of MWF-Technology
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Lake Mary, US: Faro has announced the acquisition of MWF-Technology, an innovator in mobile Augmented Reality (AR) solutions. MWF’s technology... Read More...
Phoenix Contact And Flowserve Join Open Integration Program
Friday, 09 December 2016
Germany: Endress+Hauser’s Open Integration Partner Program strives to mitigate risks when commissioning customer plant by ensuring that... Read More...
Infineon Chip Breaks World Record By Solving Rubik's Cube In 637 Milliseconds
Monday, 14 November 2016
Munich, Germany: The Rubik’s Cube was solved in just 637 thousandths of a second: At the ‘electronica’ trade fair, the machine... Read More...
Fluke Acquires eMaint Enterprises
Thursday, 03 November 2016
US: Fluke Corporation has acquired eMaint Enterprises, LLC, a Computerised Maintenance Management Software (CMMS). eMaint’s software... Read More...
Schaeffler And IBM Enter Strategic Partnership
Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Herzogenaurach/Ehningen, Germany: The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has chosen IBM as its strategic partner for its digital... Read More...
TÜV SÜD Approves The ISO 26262 Tool Qualification Kit For Danlaw’s Mx-Suite
Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Michigan, US: Danlaw, a provider of automotive electronics, engineering tools and embedded engineering services, received approval by TÜV... Read More...
Faro Expands Metrology And Factory Automation Offerings With Acquisition Of BuildIT Software & Solutions
Friday, 23 September 2016
Florida, US: Faro has announced the acquisition of BuildIT Software & Solutions, a process-configurable 3D metrology software solutions company... Read More...
ABB’s YuMi Collaborative Robot Named ‘2016 Best Industrial Robot’
Friday, 19 August 2016
Zurich, Switzerland: ABB has announced that its YuMii robot solution, the world’s first truly collaborative robot, was honored with a Golden... Read More...
CIMdata Appoints Gerard Litjens As VP, EMEA
Thursday, 11 August 2016
Michigan, US: CIMdata, Inc., the global strategic PLM management consulting and research firm, has announced the promotion of Gerard Litjens to the... Read More...
First Offering Of Its Kind Equips Manufacturers To Take Advantage Of The Disruptive Power Of 3D Printing
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
California, US: While additive manufacturing (3D printing) is a disruptive technology, many large and small manufacturers need a way of identifying... Read More...
ABB Wins First Commercial Order For Breakthrough 15-Second Flash Charging Technology To Enable Emission-Free Public Transport In Geneva
Sunday, 17 July 2016
Zurich, Switzerland: ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than US$16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public... Read More...
Endress+Hauser Invests In Raman Technology
Friday, 01 July 2016
Michigan, US: Endress+Hauser is expanding its manufacturing facility for Raman analysers. Wholly-owned subsidiary Kaiser Optical Systems is investing... Read More...
ABB Expands Collaborative Portfolio With Introduction Of SafeMove2
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Munich, Germany: ABB has announced the launch of SafeMove2, the latest generation of its safety certified robot monitoring software. SafeMove2... Read More...
ABB Acquires SVIA Automation Solutions
Monday, 27 June 2016
Zurich, Switzerland: ABB announced it has acquired SVIA, a provider in the fast-growing market of robot automation cells for machine tending. SVIA,... Read More...
Sunway University Rolls Out Smarter Wi-Fi
Thursday, 12 January 2017
Selangor, Malaysia: Ruckus Wireless, a part of Brocade, has announced the deployment of 450 Ruckus ZoneFlex R700 802.11ac wave 2 Smart Wi-Fi Access... Read More...
DHL Names Alfred Goh As Head Of Customer Solutions And Innovation In Asia Pacific
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Singapore: DHL has appointed Alfred Goh as Regional Head of Customer Solutions and Innovation (CSI) Asia Pacific, providing the company's largest and... Read More...
ABB To Automate 225 Megawatt Combined Cycle Power Plant In Myanmar
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Singapore: ABB recently won an order from Singapore-based Jurong Engineering Limited (JEL) to supply a Symphony Plus total plant automation system... Read More...
Tenable Network Security Appoints Amit Yoran As Chairman And CEO
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Singapore: Tenable Network Security, has announced that Amit Yoran will become the company’s chairman and CEO effective Jan. 3, 2017. Mr Yoran... Read More...
Y3 Technologies And Chongqing Transport Sign Joint Venture Agreement To Strengthen Logistics Industry In Western China
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Singapore: Y3 Technologies, a Singapore logistics and supply chain solutions company, has entered into a joint venture agreement with Chongqing... Read More...
Indonesia’s SaveMax Shortens Checkout Queues With Zebra Technologies
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Singapore: Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced that SaveMax has adopted its 2D Point of Sale (POS) imagers in the retailer’s... Read More...
Hanon Systems Opens Engineering Centre In Shanghai
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Shanghai, China: Automotive thermal solutions provider Hanon Systems has opened a new 3,612 sq m engineering centre in Shanghai that will focus on... Read More...
Siemens Provides An Eco-Friendly Speed Boost To Kaltim Prima Coal
Thursday, 24 November 2016
Singapore: Siemens has announced the successful installation of the world’s fastest overland conveyor belt for PT Kaltim Prima Coal, one of the... Read More...
Retarus Expands Singapore Data Centre To Boost Asia-Pacific Growth
Monday, 21 November 2016
Singapore: Retarus is expanding its data centre in Singapore to provide its growing customer base in the country with even better performance. The... Read More...
Y3 Technologies Signs MOU To Help Boost Logistics Ecosystem In China
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Singapore: Y3 Technologies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Chongqing University of China (CQU), China’s leading national... Read More...
Bosch Security Systems And Sony Establish Partnership For Their Video Security Business
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Grasbrunn, Germany / Tokyo, Japan: Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation signed a contract to establish a business partnership to collaborate... Read More...
Dassault Systèmes And ASE Group Announce Cooperation Agreement To Support Innovation Processes Of Large Capital Infrastructure Projects
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Singapore: Dassault Systèmes has announced the signing of a global, three-year cooperation agreement at the Third International Conference on... Read More...
Control-M Now Supports SAP Workloads
Friday, 11 November 2016
Singapore: IT solutions provider for digital enterprises BMC announces Control-M, an application workload automation platform that features support... Read More...
Pepperl+Fuchs Opens Global Distribution Centre In Singapore
Thursday, 03 November 2016
Singapore: Pepperl+Fuchs marks another milestone in Singapore with the opening of its newly established five-story Global Distribution Centre in... Read More...
Agreement Signed To Increase Robotics Solution Availability In Singapore
Thursday, 03 November 2016
Singapore: PBA Group and ABB have signed a distributorship agreement allowing the two pares to help increase the availability and accessibility... Read More...
The British company Steeper has developed the bebionic myoelectric hand prosthesis, controlled by myoelectric signals generated from muscle contractions in the arm with the help of Faulhaber. By Zsolt Pekker,…

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