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Regal buys Schneider’s RAM motors business

11 February, 2013

The US motor manufacturer Regal Beloit has bought Schneider Electric’s RAM motor business, which produces hermetic motors with ratings from 250–2,500hp (186kW–1.86MW) for commercial HVAC applications. The purchase price has not been disclosed.


Europe’s MV drives sales decline as the rest of world recovers

10 February, 2013

The global growth in sales of medium-voltage (MV) drives slipped from 20% in 2011 to just 8.8% during 2012.


Prices of compact AC drives drop by 4% in Europe

04 February, 2013

Average selling prices for small low-voltage AC drives dropped by nearly 4% in Europe and Japan during 2012, according to a new survey from IMS Research.


HMS acquires German comms specialist to create `world leader`

04 February, 2013

The Swedish industrial networking specialist HMS Industrial Networks has bought IXXAT Automation, a German supplier of communications technologies for automation, machine-building and automotive applications.


Controls operators are duped by bogus emails

22 January, 2013

In an experiment conducted by US cyber-security researchers, 26% of control systems users were fooled by bogus emails sent to them, and clicked on links in these emails.


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