Month: December 2019

  • Hitachi Completes Acquisition Of JR Automation

    Hitachi, Ltd. and JR Automation Technologies, LLC announced that Hitachi has completed the acquisition of the robotic SI business mainly operated by JR Automation from funds managed by Crestview Partners (“Crestview”). The agreement to acquire JR Automation was announced on April 23, 2019 (EST) and the companies are pleased to…

  • Hitachi Automotive Systems Develops Stereo Camera Enabling Automatic Emergency Braking At Intersections

    Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. announced development of a stereo camera that enables Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) at intersections relying on stereo camera alone by combining distant object detection with wide angle view, and without millimeter wave radar. As automobiles continue to expand globally, there is a growing need for technologies…

  • Lone Star Funds To Acquire BASF’s Construction Chemicals Business

    BASF and an affiliate of Lone Star, a global private equity firm, signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of BASF’s Construction Chemicals business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €3.17 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020, subject to…

  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. Acquires The Assets Of Badger Building Supply Inc.

    Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Badger Building Supply  Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The acquisition includes Badger Building Supply’s roofing and siding business, which will be integrated into ABC Supply’s West Milwaukee branch, located at 4800 W. Electric Ave. Current Badger Building Supply associates will join ABC Supply’s West Milwaukee…

  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Elmira, New York, Branch

    ABC Supply Co. Inc. announces the opening of its newest branch located at 1140 Sullivan St. in Elmira, New York. ABC Supply is the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of roofing, siding, windows and other exterior building products that contractors need to tackle their construction projects and build their businesses. James Londa will manage…

  • DEWALT Announces Three New 20V MAX Outdoor Power Tools

    DEWALT adds three new outdoor power tools to their 20V MAX* System, featuring more than 200 products. The three new outdoor power tools include the 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 14″ Folding String Trimmer (DCST922), the 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Handheld Blower (DCBL722), and the 20V MAX* Pole Hedge Trimmer (DCPH820). The 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 14″…

  • Honeywell, iTRACE And SecureMarking Combat Counterfeit Activity In Aerospace With Blockchain

    Honeywell is working with iTRACE and SecureMarking to bring transparency and increased security to the e-commerce market of aerospace products via blockchain technology. This first-of-its-kind process in the aerospace market will greatly simplify the complex regulatory and supply-chain landscape in the industry. Under the new process, the moment a part comes off the Honeywell…

  • EBM-PAPST at EuroShop 2020: Operate Refrigeration Equipment Efficiently And Sustainably

    The F-Gas regulation (EU) No. 517/2014 poses great challenges for manufacturers and operators of refrigerating plants. By 2030, fluorinated greenhouse gas (F-gas) emissions in the EU must be reduced to 35 million t of CO2 equivalent. Thanks to the phase-down modality, the use of refrigerants with low global warming potential…

  • Honeywell Acquires Rebellion Photonics, A Leader In Intelligent, Automated, Visual Gas Monitoring Solutions

    Honeywell announced that it has acquired Rebellion Photonics, a Houston-based provider of innovative, intelligent, visual gas monitoring solutions that maximize safety, operational performance, emissions mitigation and compliance in the oil and gas, petrochemical and power industries. Rebellion offers the industry’s only real-time monitoring platform that visually identifies and quantifies gas…

  • AkzoNobel To Strengthen Position In Sub-Saharan African Paints Market With Acquisition Of Mauvilac

    The transaction includes a local production facility, four concept stores and access to a strong distribution network. The business generated revenue of around €20 million in 2018 and is a leading decorative and specialty paints and coatings manufacturer headquartered in Les Pailles, Mauritius. Their portfolio consists of 85% decorative paints…

  • Husqvarna Motorcycles Launch The 2020 Fc 450 Rockstar Edition

    Husqvarna Motorcycles are proud to unveil the MY20 FC 450 ROCKSTAR EDITION – the latest version of the competition focused machine that features numerous key upgrades over the standard FC 450. Forming the basis of the motorcycles used by Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s AMA Supercross stars Jason Anderson, Zach…

  • Al-Bahar Rebuilds Caterpillar 980G Wheel Loader

    The rebuilt machine was presented to Al Fahjan Transportation & General Contracting at an event at the Al-Bahar Abu Dhabi Esnaad facility on 15 October 2019. The primary objective of the event was to share the Cat Certified Rebuild (CCR) value and quality while presenting the like new rebuilt machine.…

  • Siemens To Equip Bajaj Energy Plant With Digitalization Solutions

    Siemens Limited will equip Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited (LPGCL), a Bajaj Group company, with advanced digital solutions for its power plant located in Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Siemens will provide a complete thermal twin for the LPGCL coal-fired power plant, enabling improvements in the plant’s performance. Siemens experts, in close collaboration with…

  • New Parker P8S Proximity Sensors Offer Fast And Easy Mounting

    Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has introduced a new family of proximity sensors for use with pneumatic or electric actuators in a wide range of automation and motion control applications. P8S magnetic cylinder sensors enable quick, precise and contactless sensing of a piston‘s position in cylinders.…

  • Saint Gobain Completes The Divestment Of Its Civil Engineering Materials Distribution Business In France

    Saint-Gobain completed the sale of the company Distribution de Matériaux pour les Travaux Publics (DMTP) to Frans Bonhomme Group on November 29, 2019. This divestment, which generated revenues of €250 million and operating income of nearly €3 million in 2018, was based on an enterprise value of €70 million. This transaction is part…

  • Emerson Releases New Magnetic Slurry Sensor And Transmitter Designed To Help Customers Cut Through The Noise

    Emerson’s Rosemount MS Slurry Sensor with the Rosemount 8782 Slurry Transmitter is a slurry magnetic flow meter specifically designed for high noise and slurry applications for use in the oil and gas, mining, and pulp and paper industries. Featuring robust coils and advanced signal processing, a responsive yet stable flow…