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Contracts

Lincoln Electric Awarded Order for 116 Robotic Welding Packages
Lincoln Electric has been awarded an order for 116 robotic welding stations that will be used to fabricate components for the Ford Motor Company. 12/2/05

Schneider Electric to Automate Wastewater Plant in The Netherlands
Schneider Electric of The Netherlands recently signed a contract for automation of a new wastewater treatment plant to be built in The Netherlands. 12/1/05

ABB Wins $79 Million Order to Strengthen Power Supply in the UAE
ABB has won a $79 million order from Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority for the Fujairah substation. 12/1/05

Siemens Wins Major Orders Worth Nearly 500 Million Euros from Qatar
Siemens Power Transmission and Distribution has been awarded two orders worth nearly half a billion euros by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation. 11/30/05

ABB Wins $220 Million Gulf Grid Order
ABB has won a contract worth $220 million from the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority for phase one of the massive Gulf Grid project, linking the electricity networks of six Persian Gulf states. 11/23/05

Daktronics to Provide New Scoring Display for Columbus State University
Daktronics, Inc., has been chosen to design, build, and install an integrated scoring display on the campus of Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. 11/21/05

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Mergers & Acquisitions

L-3 Communications Agrees to Acquire SAM Electronics GmbH
L-3 Communications has signed an agreement to acquire SAM Electronics GmbH for $150 million in cash. 12/2/05

Rea Magnet Wire Company to Purchase Phelps Dodge North America Magnet Wire Operations
Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc., has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of the Phelps Dodge Magnet Wire Company North America operations, which includes manufacturing facilities, property, and equipment at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Monterrey, Mexico. 11/22/05

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Personnel

Acuity Brands Names Reece Senior Vice President and CFO
Richard K. Reece will be joining Acuity Brands, Inc., as senior vice president and chief financial officer on December 1, 2005. 11/30/05

New Leadership for GE Healthcare's Molecular Imaging Business
GE Healthcare has named Jean-Luc Vanderheyden to the newly created position of leader for the company's molecular imaging business. 11/28/05

Varian Medical Systems' CEO Levy to Retire; Guertin Named as Successor
Richard M. Levy, chairman and chief executive officer of Varian Medical Systems, Inc., plans to retire as chief executive officer on February 17, 2006. 11/23/05

Sectra appoints President of New Subsidiary in Spain and Portugal
The Swedish IT and medical technology company Sectra has appointed Carlos Cardoso president of Sectra Medical Systems S.L. 11/22/05

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Awards

Schneider Electric Product Wins Building Services Product of Year
The PowerLogic power monitoring system from Merlin Gerin, a worldwide brand of Schneider Electric, has been selected as Building Services Product of the Year at the Electrical Industry Awards 2005 in the United Kingdom. 11/28/05

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Electroindustry Business Confidence Index for Current Conditions Falls for Second Straight Month
NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index for current conditions in North America fell for a second straight month in November, slipping to 65.4 points from 71.7 a month ago. 11/23/05

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3M Announces Formation of Industrial and Transportation Business
Effective January 1, 2006, 3M will combine its industrial business with the transportation business to form the industrial and transportation business, headed by Hak Cheol (H.C.) Shin. 11/28/05

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December 5, 2005
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