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PRODUCT Wireless transmitter delivers two process variables in a single installation! - The Rosemount 3051S MultiVariable Wireless Pressure Transmitter, is designed to directly measure two process variables in one installation so users can gain greater insight into their process without increasing installation costs.

PRODUCT Mag meter for industrial applications! - Badger Meter has introduced the M1000 electromagnetic flow meter, an addition to its accurate, high-performance ModMAG® M-Series® family.

PRODUCT Prototype wireless systems faster, significantly shorten time to results! - National Instruments has announced an integrated software defined radio solution for rapidly prototyping high-performance, multichannel wireless communication systems.

PRODUCT Basic pressure sensors - Basic Board Mount Pressure Sensors, Compensated, Unamplified, TBP Series have just been announced by Honeywell.

APPLICATION State-of-the-art safety upgrade for stainless steel rolling mill - ABB's new safety PLC has provided the platform for Sandvik Materials Technology to add zoned safety guarding to a large cold rolling mill at its Sandviken plant in Sweden.

PRODUCT Fast, accurate measurements of weights and forces - The new Siwarex WP321 from Siemens is a compact, versatile weighing module for the distributed I/O Simatic ET 200SP.

NEWS Cyber-secure experts become partners! - Ultra Electronics, 3eTI, a leading provider of certified, cyber-secure network solutions for critical information systems, infrastructure and industrial automation, is an ISA Promotional Partner.

EVENTS Fieldbus users event in Britain! - The Fieldbus Foundation UK Marketing Committee (FFUKMC) is finalising its plans for the first of its 2014 schedule of end user events – a FOUNDATION Technology Study Day to be held in Stockport on Tuesday 13 May, 2014.

NEWS Distributor for enclosures & connectors! - The new Britain and Ireland distributor for Roxburgh, Deltron Enclosures and Deltron Connectors is Anglia Components.

APPLICATION Wastewater treatment plant monitors Greenhouse Gas emissions!BLOG - In Helsinki (FI), a large municipal wastewater treatment facility continuously monitors its emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to help in the city's efforts to combat climate change and also to help improve the wastewater treatment process.

PRODUCT Portable parameter diversity and spectral accuracy - Hach Lange has developed a new generation device for portable water analysis - the DR 1900 Spectrophotometer.

APPLICATION Oil Transloading metering for Truck/Railcar unloading/loading! - Yokogawa Corporation of America has released a panel packaged solution for metering truck/railcar unloading and loading based on the FCN-RTU (Remote terminal unit) low-power autonomous controller of the STARDOM(TM) network-based control system.

PRODUCT Space saving dual USB socket - The Unique Dual USB2 connector, from Cliff Electronics, provides two fully USB compliant sockets in a panel space-saving single XLR receptacle.

APPLICATION Connector solutions for medical electronics systems! - A wide range of connectors suitable for use in diagnostic, treatment and wearable medical device technologies is offered by Intelliconnect (Europe).

PRODUCT Powerful solution for hydraulic applications! - The PBM4 pressure transmitter from Baumer rounds out its portfolio for hydraulic applications and also offers an attractively priced solution for hydraulic applications.

PRODUCT Bulk storage tank relief valve for propane tank applications - The Fisher Type 63EGLP Bulk Storage Tank Relief Valve is typically used on 100,000 litre (30,000 gallon) and larger propane tank applications.

PRODUCT Mobile radio modem for small control systems! - The new MD720 mobile radio modem with GSM/GPRS capability from the Siemens Industry Sector integrates Simatic S7-200 controllers into telecontrol solutions for industrial plants.

PRODUCT Fluke Motors & Drives and Process Tools seminars - Fluke is offering a series of free Motors & Drives Seminars, and a series of Process Tools Seminars, as part of its programme of seminars for 2014 throughout Britain and Ireland.

PRODUCT VeriSens Software 2.4 with new functionalities - The Baumer VeriSens vision sensors now come with latest 2.4 software of the VeriSens Application Suite.

APPLICATION Thickness gauge! - Yokogawa's WEBFREX3ES online thickness gauge is included with Faustel’s battery electrode coating lines.

Publication Everything you need to know about industrial climate control! - Rittal has produced a handy publication from the their Technology Library, providing information on a variety of topics, including the basic principles of climate control, energy saving opportunities and project planning, installation and operation - even for more complex applications.

Chingis Lalaev
Establishing Servomex office in Moscow: Chingis Lalaev joins Servomex as Area Sales Manager for Russia and CIS.

PRODUCT IO-Link master - Siemens has developed a new IO-Link master for its Simatic S7-1200 controller, based on the current IO-Link specification V1.1.

NEWS Expansion for Romanian automation plant! - Emerson Process Management is expanding the company's existing manufacturing and engineering services campus in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

PRODUCT One of the world's most compact frequency inverters - WEG has added the CFW100 mini frequency inverter to its line of frequency inverters.

NEWS Automation Group lauded for industry advocacy! - Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council, a global business leadership network dedicated to senior executives in the manufacturing industry, recently recognised the Automation Federation as one of 100 world-class manufacturing companies in its 2014 Leadership 100 Awards (ML100 Awards) program

PRODUCT What happens after XP? - SolutionsPT are helping to reduce business risks as a result of this development.

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Seán Fairest is Country Manager for Compressor Technique in Ireland with Atlas Copco

PRODUCT CO2 sensor module designed for OEM applications! - The sensor module EE893 from E+E Elektronik allows highly accurate and long-term stable CO2 measurements in demanding OEM application

PRODUCT Development package for Profinet Controllers - Siemens has expanded its offer for the development of PC-based automation solutions for series machine manufacturing with a Profinet driver for controller applications.

APPLICATION Identify parts and determine positions - Balluff has developed a new, high-resolution light grid for optical object detection with a width of 50 mm and a range of up to 2 meters.

EVENTS Cyber Security for Industrial Control and Automation Systems: Conference - This conference on the 8th of May 2014 in Cork we will address the nature of Industrial Cyber Security threats and show what steps many of the control system manufacturers and end users are taking as they implement Cyber Security Standards like ISA/IEC62443 (Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security) and ISA99.


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