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Another corrugation equipment manufacturer sets eyes on India

Date: November  15, 2014

Taiwan’s Paktek Industrial has been specializing in manufacturing automatic folder-gluer, automatic flute laminator and flattening and slicing machines for plastic sheet since 1991. At All in Print China 2014, Shanghai from 14 to 17 November, Paktek Industrial will showcase its various folder-gluers from size 550 mm to 3,500 mm. Straight line, double side, crash lock bottom, 4-corner and 6-corner boxes of solid board (250~600 gsm), corrugated board (A, B, C, E, F, N flute) and plastic film (PP, PET and PVC) will be seen at Stand W5A221. For different functions, optional regulator after feeder, UV grinder, Plasma treater and Easy Pack are available. Paktek has also launched the two-piece series of folder-gluers into the market recently.

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(At All in Print China 2014, Shanghai from 14 to 17 November, Paktek Industrial will showcase its various folder-gluers at Stand W5A221)

PLCopen OPC-UA Makes Internet of Things Connection

Date: November  15, 2014

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Making a strong showing at Pack Expo this month, PLCopen highlighted the work of its members in providing standardized communications between machines and from sensors.

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In South Africa, ABB's drives help farmers counter rising electricity prices, cut labor costs

Date: November  11, 2014

2014-11-12 - A South African corn, wheat and bean farmer who turned to ABB to slash irrigation costs has become a model for agriculture in an arid region beset by a weak electricity system. The project shows how automation can boost profits amid rising energy prices while also producing big labor savings and trimming environmental impact

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(Riecor Farm capitalizes on ABB drives to cut electricity use, reap significant labor savings)

Metso To Increase Its Footprint In The Middle East

Date: November  11, 2014

HELSINKI, Finland, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metso is opening new sales offices and service centers in the Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and Doha, Qatar, to support the strategy to grow its valve and field device business and to strengthen its service capabilities in the Middle East for the petrochemical, energy, oil and gas, and pulp and paper industries

Acquisition Strengthens Sonepar's Presence In Singapore

Date: November  6, 2014

Sonepar has announced that HoST Pte Ltd, an electrical and industrial automation distributor in Singapore, joined the Group on Oct. 31.

Merging Technologies of Elevator Controller and AC Inverter  

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