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  1. BASF And SINOPEC Break Ground On World-Scale Isononanol Plant In Maoming, China
    1/27/2014

    BASF and China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC) broke ground today on the construction of its world-scale isononanol (INA) plant in Maoming Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, Maoming, China. At start-up in 2015, the plant, which is the first of its kind in China, will serve the increasing market demand for next-generation plasticizers

  2. MME Group Inc. Opens New Maplewood Plant
    1/23/2014

    MME group recently opened a new plant located in Maplewood, MN, four miles from their world headquarters in Vadnais Heights. The facility allows MME the ability to attract new customers and service existing customers by offering additional plastic injection production molding capacity and flexible state of the art manufacturing assembly

  3. Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Adopts Lonza’s MODA-EM Quality Control Microbiology Automation Platform For Use In Environmental And Utility Monitoring Programs
    12/27/2013

    Lonza recently announced that Chugai Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Co., Ltd (CPMC) has adopted Lonza’s Quality Control Microbiology automation platform, MODA-EM for their environmental and utility monitoring programs

  4. Metso Receives A Repeat Order For Automation Technology From Mondi's Ruzomberok Mill In Slovak Republic
    12/18/2013

    With better process control, the mill can improve its overall performance and decrease its environmental footprint

  5. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Schneider Electric's PlantStruxure Game Changing Integrated Optimized Automation And Energy Management
    12/16/2013

    Based on its recent analysis, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Schneider Electric Corporation (Schneider Electric) with the 2013 Global Total Plant Ecosystem Energy Optimization Customer Value Enhancement Award

  6. Globeleq's Azito Power Plant Construction On Schedule
    11/21/2013

    Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa, indicated that construction for the 139 MW expansion of its existing 288 MW Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire continues to remain on schedule

  7. Jiangsu Pyramid Installs Rieter Rotor & Compact Machines
    11/15/2013

    Jiangsu Pyramid Textile Technology Co., Ltd is a cotton spinning enterprise incorporating the latest developments in science and technology

  8. Metso’s Automation To Run Asia’s Largest-Capacity Biomass Power Plant
    10/31/2013

    GS Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd (GS E&C), has chosen Metso to supply automation for the Dangjin 4 Biomass Power Plant, currently under construction in Dangjin City, about 70 km southwest of Seoul in South Korea. Once completed in 2015, the 105 MW plant will be the largest of its kind in Asia

  9. Factory Automation / Industrial Controls Market Expected To Reach $185.0 B By 2016
    10/28/2013

    According to a new market research report “Industrial Controls (SCADA, PLC, DCS) & Factory Automation (Field Devices, MES, ERP) Market : Global Forecast & Analysis (2011 – 2016)” published by MarketsandMarkets (www.marketsandmarkets.com), the factory automation market is expected to reach $185.0 billion by 2016 at a CAGR of 7.58% from 2011 to 2016

  10. Automating European Production Processes In Just 24 Hours
    10/16/2013

    While the automation of production facilities can lead to cost efficiencies and safer workplaces, the expense can be prohibitive. Plant managers, when weighing up the cost of halting production and putting in place expensive robotic technology, often opt for the safer option: carry on as normal

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