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Siemens Software

With the new version 10.1 of the Comos software solution, the Siemens Industry Automation Division is expanding its range of industrial software for the process industry in plant engineering and plant management. The Comos Enterprise Platform for efficient and system-wide cooperation was further developed using the new Comos industrial database (Comos iDB). It is designed for sector-specific requirements in a wide variety of industries. New projects can be installed quickly and easily, because fewer customer-specific adaptations are required. The Comos Enterprise Platform ensures fast data processing and secure data management even with an increasing volume of project data.

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Rockwell Overload Relay Integrates Communications

Inspired by input from panel builders, system integrators and end users around the world, Rockwell Automation engineers developed the new Allen-Bradley E300 electronic overload relay. The E300 overload relay integrates communications, including EtherNet/IP, patented current-measurement technology, and time-saving I/O options, all in a modular design. The modularity provides users with the flexibility to tailor the device to meet their exact needs, thereby enabling their motor-driven processes to perform more efficiently and profitably.

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Jones Confirmed

The Senate confirmed a director to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), ending a seven-year run in which the agency has been without a permanent, full-time head. B. Todd Jones, the U.S. attorney for Minnesota and the acting part-time director of the bureau was confirmed by a vote of 53 to 42. 

Rokla GmbH Offers Blasting Alternative

German manufacturer Rokla GmbH has begun production of the latest generation of Webster Hydraulic Cutting Units under the brand name “Rockwheel.” The company is collaboration between Rokla GmbH and British engineer Ian Webster.

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