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CONTROL TECHNIQUES CONTINUES TO SUPPORT UK ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES VIA E3

Control Techniques has employed David Hicks as a Graduate Engineer at its Engineering and Design facility in Newtown, Wales.

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UNIDRIVE M FAMILY LAUNCHED AT SPS IPC NUREMBERG

Enrique Minarro Viseras, President of Control Techniques, has today launched Unidrive M: the groundbreaking new family of seven AC and servo drives, each tailored to meet specific needs within the...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES CONTINUES TO SUPPORT CONTSHIP ITALIA'S PORTOLAB PROJECT

Control Techniques is continuing to support Contship Italia's ongoing Portolab project, which is designed to teach children aged between 7 and 12 about the port and container industry.Portolab was...

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RIS.GA SYSTEMS GIVE MAJOR SAVINGS AT SRI LANKAN PORT

Emerson Control Techniques India wins SAGT Sri Lanka order for 28 RIS.GA fuel saving systems for dockside cranes.The installation of 28 RIS.GA systems from Control Techniques on Rubber-Tyred Gantry...

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PRODUCTION MACHINES BENEFIT FROM LATEST SERVO DRIVES AND MOTORS

Following an extensive review of their wide range of automated handling machines for the cookware, ceramic and tableware markets, production machine manufacturer CMC Srl has opted for servo-drives and...

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SIMON HART ELECTED AS ORDINARY TRUSTEE AT THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING AND...

Dr. Simon Hart, Principle Development Engineer at Control Techniques in Newtown, Powys has recently been elected as an Ordinary Trustee at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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PRECISION CONTROL FOR COATING LINE

Variable speed drives from Control Techniques are the drives of choice for drying and coating lines at Blackburn-based Phoenix Dryers.

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES DRIVES WIN AGAIN FOR ITALIAN CRANE REFURBISHMENT

Digital DC drives from Control Techniques have been chosen for the latest phase in the upgrading of cranes in La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) in northern Italy.

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MODULAR DRIVES CHOSEN FOR POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM TEST RIG

One of the most vulnerable parts of a wind turbine is its gearbox, absorbing stresses and strains transmitted by the rotor blades as they are battered by sudden gusts and gales.

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DRIVES HAVE MAJOR ROLE IN RSC AUTOMATION

The four-year, £112 million transformation of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon has included a major project to automate the movements of back-drops and scenery as well as the...

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TESTS COMPLETED ON ADVANCED GENERATOR FOR WIND TURBINES

Wind Technologies, a new entrant to the wind turbine market, has recently completed testing on a radically different type of generator - one that has the potential to make radical cuts in the cost of...

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DIESEL SAVING SYSTEM GIVES FAST ROI AT PORT OF FELIXSTOWE

At Felixstowe, the UK's largest container port, the search for greater energy efficiency has led to investment in Control Techniques' RIS.GA. system for diesel saving on 12 rubber tyre gantry cranes...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES APPOINTS NEW MARKETING MANAGER

Control Techniques has appointed Alex Byles as their new Marketing Communications (Marcomms) Manager.  Until recently Alex was the Marketing Manager at an IT firm in the Midlands, and also has...

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EMERSON MOTOR CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO AN AGING PORT CRANE...

Emerson Industrial Automation has been selected by Empresa Nacional Portuaria (ENP), the national port authority of Honduras, to modernize the motor control system on an aging port crane in Puerto...

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INTELLIGENT DRIVES AT THE HEART OF PRINTING, CONVERTING AND FINISHING...

Every system made by Rotary Logic Systems is bespoke, whether it is high precision security foiling for anti-counterfeit applications, specialised in-line, high speed flexographic / gravure printing...

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POWER TAKE-OFF RIG FOR OCEAN ENERGY RESEARCH AND TESTING

With the emergence of "ocean energy" there is a need for testing of power take-off equipment as well as control and grid integration systems.  At the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES SPONSORS UK ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

Control Techniques in Newtown, Powys, Wales, has recently sponsored three students through Electrical Engineering degrees.  All three students have now taken up permanent positions at Control...

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MICHELIN DUNDEE DRAMATICALLY CUTS ENERGY USAGE WITH VARIABLE-SPEED DRIVES

One of Europe's leading tyre manufacturing plants has installed a new cooling tower for process water - and cut its annual energy consumption by a massive 1,500 MWh.  Key to the savings is the close...

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ALTON TOWERS RESORT LOOKS TO CONTROL TECHNIQUES FOR TOTAL RELIABILITY

For maintenance staff at the Alton Towers Resort, one feature above all others is paramount in their selection of equipment, whether it is for rides, or for the control of the climate in the on-site...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES APPOINT NEW REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR UK AND IRELAND DRIVE...

Shaun Prinsloo has been appointed to the key management position of Regional Director, UK and Ireland, managing the Control Techniques Drive Centres in both countries.

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES - THE ALL ROUND DRIVES AND AUTOMATION CHOICE FOR TEST...

Control Techniques, and its sister company Leroy Somer Motors, are the tried and tested first choice for drives and motors worldwide for automotive test bench applications.

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FIRST AUTOMATED BOAT HULL CLEANER IS SERVO-CONTROLLED

Servo-drives from Control Techniques have been chosen for the latest project from Italian automation company Imera Progetti Srl - the world's first automatic hull cleaning system for boats.

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STEMA WINS MAJOR CONTRACT FOR TYRE PLANT UPGRADE

Collaboration between Italian engineering company Stema Service Srl and Control Techniques Italy has resulted in a substantial contract with one of Italy's leading tyre manufacturing groups. The...

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RESTORED ITALIAN MILL GENERATES CLEAN POWER FROM MICRO HYDROELECTRIC SCHEME

A former water mill, sited on the River Cosa at Travesio in northern Italy, has been renovated and converted into a micro-hydroelectric scheme using the Archimedes' screw concept, saving some 500...

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AFFINITY HVAC INVERTER DRIVE AWARDED BACNET APPROVAL

Control Techniques' Affinity AC variable speed drive, designed specifically for the HVAC market sector, has been granted European BACnet certification.

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EMERSON TO PROVIDE SOLAR TECHNOLOGY FOR ONE OF EUROPE'S LEADING COMPANIES IN...

ST. LOUIS (October 19, 2011) - Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has been awarded a contract to supply power inverter technology to one of Europe's leading solar energy developers.

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COMMANDER SK DRIVES KEEP CINEMA TRAILERS AND ADS ON SCHEDULE

When cinema-goers settle down to watch a feature film, this is always preceded by trailers of forthcoming attractions and advertisements.  What they probably don't realise is that each such commercial...

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FROM SEAMERS TO GOOGLIES, DRIVES PRODUCE CONSISTENT BOWLING

A new bowling machine, ideal for high school or club level cricket practice, gives a wide range of speeds and styles of delivery thanks to twin AC drives from Control Techniques

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MENTOR MP DC DRIVES IMPROVE STEEL THROUGHPUT

Mentor MP DC Drives Improve Steel Throughput The replacement of analogue DC drives with digital DC drives from Control Techniques for the energising of electro-magnets at Evraz Highveld Steel and...

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SERVO CONTROL IMPROVES FLEXIBILITY OF MIMI (TOSA GROUP) SHRINK WRAPPING MACHINE

One of Italy's leading manufacturers of packaging machinery, MIMI s.r.l., has incorporated high accuracy servo-drives from Control Techniques for its latest 'MITO' shrink wrapper.

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES AT HANNOVER MESSE 2011, 4th - 8th APRIL 2011

At Hannover Messe 2011, Control Techniques, Emerson Industrial Automation will be hosting two stands. On stand H35, Hall 15 the latest in intelligent drive and motor solution technologies will be...

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PRECISION DRIVE CONTROL OF IRISH FLATBREAD LINE BOOSTS PRODUCTION AND CUTS...

The problem of increasing downtime and soaring maintenance costs on a flat bread production line has been solved with the installation of variable speed drives, motors and gearboxes from Control...

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COMPREHENSIVE PUMP CONTROL SOLUTION FOR ANTI-RAGGING AND PUMP CLEANSING FROM...

Control Techniques Intelligent Pump Control (IPC) system, is the comprehensive answer to ragging, delivering measurable improvements in pump reliability, uptime and performance.

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES' DRIVES NOW AVAILABLE WITH PROFINET

A new communications module for use with all Control Techniques variable speed drives now offers high performance PROFINET communications for manufacturers and machinery OEMs. 

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NEW POWER SELECTOR SWITCH ADDS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT CAPITAL SAVINGS

A new product from Control Techniques has the potential to cut capital costs on control systems, whilst adding flexibility of operation, the possibilities for added redundancy at reduced cost and can...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES AT SPS/IPC NURNBERG 2010, HALL 1 STAND 310, 23rd-25th...

At SPS/IPC 2010 Control Techniques will be revealing their brand new SPM Power Selector Module and launching their communications module, SM-PROFINET. 

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EMERSON REPORTS FULL YEAR AND FOURTH QUARTER 2010 RESULTS

Emerson today announced that net sales for fiscal 2010 increased 5 percent to $21.0 billion. Underlying sales declined 1 percent, currency translation added 2 percent and acquisitions added 4 percent....

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EUROPEAN RECYCLING MARKET LEADER CUTS MAINTENANCE AND NOISE WITH SWITCH FROM...

A switch from DC to AC drives at European recycling company Govaerts Recycling of Belgium has resulted in major maintenance savings with the bonus of a dramatic cut in production noise.  The new...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES INVERTERS CHOSEN FOR AQUAMARINE POWER'S FLAGSHIP...

The world's largest and most successful working hydro-electric wave energy device, known as 'Oyster', has, at its heart, a 315kW high-efficiency grid connected inverter system from Control...

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NEW ENGINEERING GUIDE TO FIELDBUS NETWORKS

Control Techniques' new guide provides a comprehensive review of the core communication technology used within the various Fieldbus and Ethernet system available to drive engineers. Contents: An...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES JOINS PEMA

Control Techniques has been accepted as a member of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, an elite group representing key suppliers of port and terminal equipment.PEMA represents manufacturers...

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EMERSON REPORTS FISCAL 2009 RESULTS WITH IMPROVING TRENDS IN FOURTH QUARTER

Emerson announced sales for the fourth quarter ended September 30, 2009 of $5.3 billion, a decrease of 21 percent from the $6.7 billion for the same period last year. Underlying sales in the quarter...

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NEW SM-SAFETY OPTION MODULE FROM CONTROL TECHNIQUES

Control Techniques SM-Safety option module provides an intelligent, programmable solution to meet IEC61800-5-2 functional safety standard. It fits within the drive helping to reduce cabling and...

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PAPER MILL CHOOSES CONTROL TECHNIQUES FOR UPGRADE

Two lines at one of the UK's biggest paper mills have recently been updated with new AC drives from Control Techniques. SCA's Trafford Park paper mill in Manchester produces a wide range of household...

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EMERSON SPV GRID INVERTER SOLUTION CHOSEN FOR UK'S LARGEST SUN PARK

The Emerson SPV grid inverter solution, chosen for one of the UK's first 'sun parks' generating 1 MW of power, has just completed its first 12 months of generation and has exceeded expectations by some...

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CONTROL TECHNIQUES UK APPOINTS INTEGRATION PARTNER FOR CRANES AND HOISTS MARKET

Control Techniques UK has appointed electrical and automation maintenance company CP Automation as its Integration Partner for the UK cranes and hoists market. Control Techniques UK has appointed...

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LATEST IMPERIAL COLLEGE WIND TUNNEL UPGRADE - AGAIN IT'S DYNAMOTIVE WITH...

At the Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London, when the 3ft x 3ft wind tunnel needed an upgrade, once again the College turned to wind tunnel specialists Dynamotive for the task. Dynamotive...

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DRIVES FROM CONTROL TECHNIQUES HELPED TITANIC BELFAST CENTRE OPEN ON TIME

Titanic Belfast, the World's Largest Titanic Visitor Experience, was built to continue the story and legacy of the world's most famous ship; to celebrate Belfast's great ship-building feats and...

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MEXICAN PORT CRANES GET NEW LEASE OF LIFE WITH CUTTING EDGE DC DRIVES

Advanced DC drives from Emerson Control Techniques in America have been selected by Terminal de Contenedores de Yucatan (TCY), to modernise the control system on an ageing ship-to-shore crane in...

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STS CRANE REFURBISHMENT IN HONDURAS

The Puerto Cortes container terminal is the main seaport in Honduras.  It is capable of handling roughly 600,000 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent container units) per annum.

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