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Nov
06
2018
Shin Kai — Acquisition or Partnership

AlgaEnergy and Yokogawa Sign Strategic Partnership & Equity Agreement to Accelerate Growth of the Microalgae Biotech Sector

AlgaEnergy and Yokogawa Electric Corporation announce the signing of a partnership & equity participation agreement. The strategic agreement involves an approximately 10-million-euro investment by Yokogawa to acquire newly issued shares of AlgaEnergy, making the Japanese company a reference shareholder in the microalgae biotechnology field .
Nov
05
2018
Chantal Polsonetti — Company and Product News

OPC Foundation Extends OPC UA, Including TSN, Down to Field Level

The OPC Foundation announced the launch of its new setup to identify OPC UA and related TSN-harmonization needs and extends OPC Foundation standards and specifications. The goal of this initiative is to deliver an open, cohesive approach to implement OPC UA including TSN and associated application profiles.
Nov
02
2018
Ed O'Brien — ARC Report Abstract

Human-assist Robots Gaining Traction in Industry

ARC Advisory Group sees a growing need for human-assist robots for workers in industrial plants, warehouses, and other settings.   Currently, industrial collaborative robots (“cobots”) predominate this space, but we’re also seeing a growing number of potential industrial human-assist applications.
Nov
02
2018
Larry O'Brien and Paul Miller — ARC Report Abstract

Gas Pipeline Safety Requires Good Work Processes and Procedures

With all the high-profile incidents in recent years, gas pipeline safety has emerged as a driver for much of today’s infrastructure upgrading and re-placement efforts in North America and elsewhere.  However, this is not without its own risks. 
Nov
02
2018
Tim Shea — Company and Product News

Emerson Upgrades Reservoir Engineering Suite Offering

Emerson has announced the release of Roxar Tempest 8.3, its integrated reservoir engineering suite that offers tools for advanced reservoir management and flow simulation.  The latest release takes automation a step further and focuses on increasing user productivity, for a superior understanding of the reservoir and its potential for return on investment.
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