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Raising the bar in partner excellence

As part of Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to providing customers with the highest level of expertise and support, it has developed an elite ‘Innovation Partner’ status. The ‘Innovation Partner’ status is awarded to partners that demonstrate a higher level of proficiency and technical ability across Mitsubishi Electric’s product range. In addition, …

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Powelectrics IIoT technology help Tag Systems boost customer service and site security

Powelectrics IoT technology has been adopted by Tag Systems, the UK market leader in integrated wireless security, fire and safety services for property and plant at industrial, commercial, utility, construction and national infrastructure sites. Tag are using Powelectric’s Metron Industry 4.0 kit to monitor the functionality of hybrid-powered CCTV towers. …

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First mass-market particulate matter sensor awarded with MCERTS certification

Sensirion‘s SPS30 particulate matter (PM) sensor has achieved MCERTS certification, which proves the sensor performance. In addition, the certification confirms that the SPS30 can be easily integrated into applications that comply with the European Air Quality Standard DIN EN 15267. The SPS30 is also the first mass-market particulate matter sensor …

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Fieldbus displays from BEKA associates

Field or panel mounted displays for use with FOUNDATION fieldbus and Profibus PA systems. FF ITK 6 compliant 6 Optional local alarm outputs Zone 0, 1 and 2 plus Div 1 and 2 certified for gas and dust. Bus powered ATEX, FM, cFM and IECEx certified IP66 enclosures Dot matrix …

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Predictive data set to increase business profitability by over 20 per cent

More than one in five managers in the manufacturing sector believe that predictive data would increase the overall profitability of the business during 2020, according to a recent survey by Anvizent, a data management software solutions provider. Surveying over 100 senior managers in mid-sized manufacturing firms, Anvizent also found that …

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Halma agrees strategic partnership with Valencell

Halma has made a strategic investment in Valencell, a leading innovator in wearable sensor technology. Valencell’s biometric sensor technology provides highly accurate measurements of heart rate, blood pressure and other biometrics, which can be used in medical-grade wearables. Valencell has established a strong position at the convergence of the consumer …

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Trescal announces four acquisitions

Trescal Group, the specialist in calibration services, has announced four acquisitions. Trescal expands its geographical coverage within the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Korea Testing Instruments Calibration Center (KTICC) in South Korea and IPAC Solutions in Australia, broadens its offering in Brazil with Instituto Amazonense de Metrologia (IAM) and adds a 3D contactless measurement …

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Ultrasonic sensors excel in a meat bin wash-line

A meat-processing plant uses Contrinex’s ultrasonic sensors for non-contact presence checking to increase productivity and eliminate breakdowns when washing empty meat bins. A single ultrasonic sensor, mounted above the conveyor on which the bins travel, checks for meat residues, rejecting any contaminated bins before the automated wash station. Old, contact-based systems …

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Air quality addressed by media ‘Eco’ event

One of the UK’s media organisations recently organised an environmental day near London in which a range of experts were invited to give presentations on key themes such as climate change, recycling, tree planting, sustainable construction and air quality. Air quality consultant Jim Mills provided an overview of the current …

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Smiths Interconnect acquires Reflex Photonics to expand into high speed data transmission market 

Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products, has completed the acquisition of Reflex Photonics. Founded in 2002 in Montreal, Canada, Reflex is a recognised global leader in rugged high-reliability optical transceiver modules for space, defence, aerospace, and industrial applications.  Reflex optical …

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