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GE to deploy its solution across Aggreko’s power solutions fleet

GE’s Distributed Power business signed a multiyear supply agreement with Aggreko plc, a global leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions, to connect up to 10,000 assets to GE’s Distributed Power myPlant Asset Performance Management (APM) solution over the next five years. myPlant APM is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-agnostic, Industrial […]


Edwards selects MapR to help advance Industry 4.0 vision

MapR Technologies, Inc., the industry’s leading data platform for AI and analytics, has announced that Edwards Ltd., a world leader in vacuum and abatement solutions, is using the MapR Data Platform to develop semiconductor industry solutions to analyse data from its equipment within customer sites to deliver predictive maintenance and near real-time anomaly detection as […]


Emerson expands presence in Europe following Aventics acquisition

Emerson, a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets, has announced it has completed the purchase of Aventics, a global leader in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. The acquisition will significantly expand the company’s reach in the growing US$13 billion fluid […]


Commission fines Google over breach of EU antitrust rules

The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. The commission said that, since 2011, Google has imposed ‘illegal restrictions’ on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators to cement its dominant position in general Internet search. Google must now bring the conduct effectively to an end within 90 days or […]


Organisations aren’t prepared for attacks on their industrial networks

The trend for digitalisation, including increased connectivity and IoT, is growing among industrial organisations such as power plants, manufacturers and water treatment centres, which rely on industrial control systems (ICS) for their operations. It’s a trend that comes with acknowledged cybersecurity dangers – 65% of companies believe that ICS security risks are more likely with […]


Tevva Motors eyes global expansion after investment boost

The UK’s vanguard electric truck manufacturer has welcomed a £10m investment by Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), a technology-driven Indian metal forming multinational, which will spearhead its global expansion ambitions and create further jobs and investment at its Chelmsford, Essex plant. The pioneering automotive firm, founded by Asher Bennett CEO, Tevva produces electric trucks in the […]


Germany settles investment for huge lithium cell factory

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) Founder, Dr. Robin Zeng, and Thuringia’s Minister for Economic Affairs, Wolfgang Tiefensee, have signed an investment agreement, for the set-up of a lithium cell factory in the former eastern German state, under the eyes of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and Chinese Premier, Xi Jinping. CATL’s €240m investment will result in […]


Hyundai invests in Autotalks to develop connectivity technology

Hyundai Motor has announced its strategic partnership with Autotalks, a leading technology company specialised in the manufacturing of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. Hyundai Motor forms a strategic partnership with Autotalks through a direct investment to accelerate the development and deployment of the next-generation chipset for connected cars. Hyundai is expanding partnerships in the […]


Infosys and Siemens partner for advanced IoT engineering solutions

Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, has unveiled a new partnership with Siemens PLM Software to develop applications and services for MindSphere, the open cloud-based IoT operating system from Siemens. MindSphere connects real things (e.g. industrial machinery and equipment) to the digital world and provides powerful industry applications and digital services […]


Mercedes-Benz Cars invests in its future with Polish engine factory

Mercedes-Benz Cars has nearly completed construction work on its high-tech engine plant in Jawor, Poland – the basic structure of the new engine factory is in place. With this plant, the company is increasing capacities within the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars. The CO2-neutral factory will employ more than 1,000 people, 500 more than […]


Hexagon acquires SPRING Technologies for machine workflow

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, has announced the acquisition of SPRING Technologies, a software provider specialising in integrated solutions for optimising the machining workflow through machine tool simulation, toolpath verification and optimisation, and machine tool management. Its solutions are in use at major OEMs and suppliers worldwide, helping streamline the manufacturing process […]


Synopsys further enhances secure app development solution

Synopsys has announced the availability of several new product features that enable developers to build secure applications faster. The latest Coverity release, recognised by Gartner and Forrester as a leading static application security testing (SAST) tool, features seamless integration with Synopsys’ completely rebuilt eLearning platform, an on-demand security training solution for developers. The integration provides […]


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