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Electronics & Machinery Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Neoen, Schneider Electric sign 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents

Rueil-Malmaison (France), 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neoen, the premier French independent power producer and Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, have signed a 750 MW Conext SmartGenTM multi-year framework agreement on three continents. The scope includes: conversion … Read the full press release

University of Kent: ground-breaking research can lead to new generation of higher-powered batteries

KENT, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new generation of higher-powered batteries for phones and cameras could result from ground-breaking research led by University scientists. Researchers from the University’s School of Physical Sciences (SPS), working with scientists from other European institutions, formulated … Read the full press release

Industry’s largest robot: The KUKA KR 1000 titan installed at Multicut A/S in Vildbjerg, Denmark

AUGSBURG, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest KUKA installation in Denmark, and the industry’s largest robot: the KUKA robot KR 1000 titan is located at Multicut A/S in Vildbjerg, where it supports an FMS system with four CNC machining centers at … Read the full press release

25 KUKA robots in operation at Possehl Electronics in Niefern, Germany

AUGSBURG, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A total of 25 KUKA robots are in operation at Possehl Electronics in Niefern, Germany. There, they manufacture complex timing cases for electric power steering systems for cars. Industrial robots work on three lines with an … Read the full press release

YARA Birkeland – world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship with zero emissions

OSLO, 11-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The vessel “YARA Birkeland” will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from YARA’s Porsgrunn production plant … Read the full press release

Mike Benson joins Barco as National Director of Sales for control rooms business

Atlanta, Ga. USA, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in networked control room visualization solutions, announced that Mike Benson has joined the company to drive growth in the Operator Experience sales operation, comprising the video wall and collaboration software … Read the full press release

Daimler’s digital mobility concepts at re:publica event in Berlin, 8 – 10 May 2017

Future visions for the four pillars of the CASE strategy Intuitive mobility thanks to intelligent electronics Mobility chains for the smart city of tomorrow Cooperative interaction between man and autonomous cars Fast implementation of customers’ mobility requirements Stuttgart/Berlin, 04-May-2017 — … Read the full press release

Students Introduced to NORMA Group’s training opportunities during Girls’ Day and Boys’ Day

Maintal, Germany, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, welcomed a group of students to the plant in Maintal today. As part of Girls’ Day and Boys’ Day, eleven girls and seven boys … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power to maintain Airbus A320 and A330 electrical equipment as part of maintenance agreement with Turkish Technic Inc.

MRO Americas Aviation Week, Orlando, U.S.A., 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Electrical & Power signed a contract with Turkish Technic Inc., the leading MRO in its region, to maintain electrical equipment in the Airbus A320 and A330 airplane operators in … Read the full press release

New Integration of Leica iCON and Liebherr LIPOS Brings Access to Valuable Data

New integration brings direct access to valuable data Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica iCON rig solution has been integrated into LIPOS® (Liebherr Positioning System) by Liebherr, one of the … Read the full press release

Siemens Offers A New Line of Compact Switches for Enhanced Environmental Conditions

Scalance XF-200BA product line for enhanced environmental conditions Selection of electrical and optical bus adapters for flexible use Integration of S2 devices in high availability R1 systems NAMUR/NE21 approval NUREMBERG, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens offers Scalance XF-200BA, a new line … Read the full press release

Advanced Controllers from Siemens Get Performance Enhancements

The firmware 2.1 for the Simatic S7-1500 Advanced Controller uses new functions of the Engineering Framework TIA Portal V14 SP1 New fail-safe technology CPUs with extended scope of motion control functionalities Harmonized package of controller and servo drive system for … Read the full press release

Joint Venture Company for the Development and Provision of European Electronic Toll Service Has Started

The joint venture company for Europe-wide toll settlements using only one box has started FRANKFURT, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co. KG have founded their joint venture company for the development … Read the full press release

Drones Help Scientists Study Guatemalan Volcanoes

CAMBRIDGE, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of volcanologists and engineers from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol has collected measurements from directly within volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks. During a ten-day research trip, … Read the full press release

Nottingham Doctoral Student’s Thesis on Electric Aircraft Wins Best Clean Sky Award

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fei Gao, who just completed his doctorate at The University of Nottingham, has won the Best Clean Sky PhD Award for his thesis in applied sciences and engineering for aeronautics. Dr Gao’s thesis is … Read the full press release

Working With a Robotic Arm is now safer with “skin” made from sensors

Delft, Netherlands, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Partners from the Factory in a Day project have developed a prototype of a robotic arm that is completely covered with sensors. The idea is that this will make it virtually impossible for the arm … Read the full press release

FaHyence Project Gets Commission for First Hydrogen Refueling Station in France

La Motte-Fanjas (France), 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 11 April 2017, the hydrogen refueling station of the FaHyence project was officially commissioned in the presence of Mr. Roland Roth, President of the Communauté d’agglomération Sarreguemines Confluences (CASC) and Didier Vaucois, the … Read the full press release

Siemens receives order from Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall for turnkey battery storage system

ERLANGEN, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has received an order from Stadtwerke Schwäbisch Hall GmbH, a public utility company, to deliver a turnkey battery storage system. The Siestorage system will have an output of 1 megawatt at a capacity of … Read the full press release

Siemens extends its power supply portfolio with 4th generation of Logo!Power series

New Logo!Power series in reduced width of 18 mm to 72 mm Scope for flexible installation using DIN rail or direct mounting Efficiency of up to 90% and no-load losses below 0.3 watts (W) Current monitor for real-time measurement of … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies AG joins the 5G Automotive Association e. V. to contribute to connected automated driving

MUNICH/ BERLIN, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — You can’t have an automated car without reliable communication infrastructure and stable mobile communication connectivity. The next generation mobile communication standard is indispensable. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) contributes to introducing the … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s full range of E3 machines based on eBeam technology now ready for customer rollout

LAUSANNE, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has announced that the full range of Tetra Pak® E3 machines, which is based on the revolutionary eBeam technology, is now ready for customer rollout. This means that customers can now produce all … Read the full press release

Security Today recognised Axis Communications with Gold Govies Government Security Award for 2017

The AXIS Q8631-E PT Thermal Network Camera took home a gold win in the Video Surveillance Cameras IP category of the 2017 Security Today Govies Government Security Awards. Chelmsford, Mass. U.S.A., 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Axis Communications, the global leader in … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives major order for exhaust gas cleaning systems

LUND, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply several Alfa Laval PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems. The order was booked late March in … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in West Africa

LUND, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery in West Africa. The order, booked in … Read the full press release

Siemens Healthineers Supervisory Board extends contracts of management team

Supervisory Board of Siemens Healthineers extends contracts of three top managers Bernd Montag, Thomas Rathmann and Michael Reitermann Positions extended for five years as of April 1, 2017 Move ensures Executive Management’s long-term continuity and stability MUNICH, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Extra 330LE aerobatic plane powered by Siemens propulsion system sets two new speed records

Extra 330LE electric plane – powered by a Siemens motor – sets another world record Top speed above 340 km/h in straight flight World’s first aerotow with an electric plane MUNICH, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Classic presents Driven by the future – electric classics from 1976 to 2011 at the Techno Classica, 5-9 April, Essen

Volkswagen Classic is presenting two different themes at the world’s biggest classic automobile show ‘Driven by the future’: Volkswagen models with electric drive systems from more than 40 years of research history ‘Wow inside’: sports classics with hidden horsepower potential … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches “air-over-oil” filter presses that require no power connection

GRAZ, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new, innovative product series of filter presses. The SP series is a so-called “air-over-oil” filter press driven exclusively by compressed air – a power … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics chips help increase family safety in Haltian’s Snowfox trackerphone

GENEVA, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Motion-sensing and data-processing chips from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, help increase family safety in the Snowfox trackerphone, a two-way portable communication device with locating … Read the full press release