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Honeywell to Help Luke AFB Save $21.8 Million
Honeywell has won a $9.6 million energy savings performance contract with Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona, which will include infrastructure improvements, renewable energy saving measures, and long-term preventive maintenance services—all funded with guaranteed savings. 1/13/06

Siemens to Enhance Cape Canaveral Security, Improve Fire Detection at Patrick AFB
The 45th Space Wing of the U.S. Air Force has awarded Siemens Building Technologies more than $4 million in two separate contracts to provide electronic security system upgrades to the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and fire alarm and detection improvements to Patrick Air Force Base. 1/11/06

Emerson Wins $13 Million Contract to Digitally Automate Korea's Largest Coal-Fired Power Plant
Emerson Process Management has been awarded a $13 million contract to install its PlantWeb digital plant architecture at the Yonghung Thermal Power Plant. 1/10/06

Premier Extends Contract with Fuji for Film and Imagers Through 2008
FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA has announced that the group purchasing division of Premier, Inc., Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., has extended the company's existing film and imager contracts through August 31, 2008. 1/6/06


Mergers & Acquisitions

General Cable Acquires Mexican Automotive Aftermarket Business
General Cable Corporation, a leading global supplier of wire and cable products for the energy, specialty, industrial, and communications markets, has acquired Beru S.A. de C.V. based in Cuernavaca, Mexico. 1/6/06

GE Healthcare Completes Acquisition of IDX Systems Corporation
GE Healthcare has completed the acquisition of IDX Systems Corporation, a leading healthcare information technology provider. 1/5/06



Schneider Electric to Modify the Company’s Governance Structure
The board of directors of Schneider Electric recently decided, upon guidance from its chairman and its Nominations, Remuneration, and Corporate Governance Committee, to propose a modification of the governance structure and establishment of a supervisory board and a management board. 1/10/06

Agfa Appoints Elion as Chief Medical Officer
Agfa-Gevaert has appointed Jonathan Elion chief medical officer for Agfa's HealthCare business group, a new position created to provide clinical insight and strategic direction for the company's growing medical division. 1/4/06

L-3 Communications Names New President of Advanced Systems Business
L-3 Communications has promoted William Johnson to president of its advanced systems division. 1/4/06



Honeywell Wins 2005 Vaaler Award from Chemical Processing Magazine
Chemical Processing magazine has presented Honeywell with a 2005 Vaaler Award for its process control network security services suite, a software-based service developed in response to the growing threat of cyber terrorism. 1/9/06


NEMA Names Gold as Senior Vice President of Industry Programs
NEMA has named Stephen Gold, former vice president and executive director for the Council of Manufacturing Associations of the National Association of Manufacturers, as senior vice president of Industry Programs at NEMA. 1/12/06

Advance’s Dundon Elected Chairman, NEMA Lighting CEO Board of Directors
Advance President and CEO Brian Dundon has been elected chairman of the NEMA Lighting CEO Board of Directors for the coming two-year term. 1/9/06

IDEA Offers New EDI Capabilities Information
Industry Data Exchange Association recently launched an Electronic Data Interchange capabilities information resource to increase awareness of the types of business-to-business and EDI transactions that IDEA customers send and receive. 1/5/06


Lincoln Electric Named Official Welding Sponsor of the Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project
The Lincoln Electric Company was recently named the official welding sponsor of the Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project, Inc., a non-profit organization that raises funds for the design and manufacturing of the bobsleds that will be used in the Olympics. 1/13/06

Cooper Lighting Donates Products to Hit ABC Reality Show
Cooper Lighting donated lighting fixtures to ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to accommodate a 3,800 square-foot home just south of Rose Hill, Kansas, for the episode that aired January 8. 1/12/06

Johnson Controls, Saft Launch Joint Venture for Hybrid-Electric Vehicles
At the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Johnson Controls and Saft launched their new joint venture to supply advanced-technology batteries for current- and future-generation hybrid-electric vehicles and electric vehicles. 1/12/06

Emerson Celebrates 50 Years of U.S. Motor Operations in Mexico
Emerson Motor Company’s Motores U.S. de Mexico plant, founded in 1955 in Monterrey, Mexico, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. 1/5/06


January 17, 2006
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