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Merge Healthcare Announces New Partnership with HBO Middle East to Deliver Radiology Solutions Throughout the Middle East
Merge Healthcare recently announced a new partnership with HBO Middle East (ME) to deliver radiology solutions throughout the Middle East. 02/26/07

GE to Supply ecomagination Products for Dynoil’s Alternative Energy Initiative
GE has announced that it is supplying its ecomagination-certified solar energy modules and water filtration technology to a new initiative, launched by Dynoil LLC, to increase the availability of clean drinking water in rural areas of India and in other developing countries of Southeast Asia and Africa. 02/23/07

Siemens to Build Combined Cycle Power Plant in United Kingdom
The Siemens Power Generation Group (PG) recently announced that it will build a turnkey combined cycle power plant in the United Kingdom. 02/14/07

Kodak Announces North American Orders for Medical Digital Image and Information Management Systems
Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group recently announced that it has signed contracts for its KODAK CARESTREAM PACS and KODAK CARESTREAM RIS Solutions with leading North American healthcare facilities including The Memorial Hospital of Salem County in Salem, New Jersey, and Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital in Carleton Place, Ontario. 02/21/07


Mergers & Acquisitions

General Cable Acquires Chinese Specialty Cable Facility
General Cable Corporation recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Jiangyin Huaming Specialty Cable Co. Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of specialty automotive and industrial cable products, based in Jiangsu province. 02/23/07

Schneider Electric Finalizes Acquisition of American Power Conversion
Schneider Electric recently announced the completion of the acquisition of American Power Conversion Corporation (APC) following satisfaction of the closing conditions of the merger agreement. 02/22/07

Tennessee Steel Fabricator Purchases 115 Lincoln Electric Power Wave® Inverter Power Sources
Sfi, a steel fabricator headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., has recently purchased and installed 115 Lincoln Electric Power Wave® 355M and 455M inverter power sources, as well as a Lincoln Power Feed® 10M wire feeder for each Power Wave unit—one of the largest one-time purchases in recent Lincoln Electric history. This major investment is just one part of the company’s strategic overhaul and redesign of its Memphis plant. 02/22/07

Cooper Power Systems Acquires Cybectec, Inc.
Cooper Industries, Ltd. recently announced the acquisition of Cybectec, Inc., a privately held worldwide provider of products and software systems designed to assist utilities in modernizing their automation systems. 02/20/07

Siemens Acquires Bridges Electric
Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution, Inc. (SPT&D) recently announced that it has acquired Bridges Electric, Inc. of Heber Springs, Arkansas. 02/15/07



Belden Appoints David Aldrich To Board Of Directors
Belden recently announced that David J. Aldrich has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Aldrich, 50, is president and chief executive officer of Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling mobile connectivity. 02/26/07

Fujifilm Appoints Two New Vice Presidents
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA, Inc. recently announced the promotion of two executives based in the company's Stamford, Connecticut, headquarters. 02/13/07


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NEMA Publishes ANSI Z535.1-2006, American National Standard for Safety Colors
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI Z535.1-2006, American National Standard for Safety Colors. 02/21/07

NEMA Publishes ICEA S-93-639/NEMA WC 74, 5-46KV Shielded Power Cable for Use in the Transmission and Distribution of Electric Energy
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ICEA S-93-639/NEMA WC 74, 5-46KV Shielded Power Cable for Use in the Transmission and Distribution of Electric Energy. 02/20/07

AASHTO, ITE, and NEMA Release NTCIP 1202:2005, Object Definitions for Actuated Traffic Signal Controller (ASC) Units—Version 02
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) are pleased to announce the publication of NTCIP 1202:2005, Object Definitions for Actuated Traffic Signal Controller (ASC) Units—version 02. 02/13/07



Color Kinetics Debuts New Corporate Identity
Color Kinetics Incorporated recently announced that it is in its 10th year in business and is debuting a new corporate identity. 02/21/07

New Cummins West Africa Joint Venture to Build Power Generators
Cummins Inc. recently announced that it has completed the signing of a joint-venture agreement to establish a new company, Cummins West Africa, in partnership with Nigerian company A.G. Leventis. 02/20/07

Lutron Electronics Helps Building Managers Understand Potential Impact of New Daylight Saving Time Dates
Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., is offering advice and support to building managers whose total-building lighting control systems will be affected by the recent changes to the start and end of Daylight Saving Time (DST).

GE and MCS Announce Partnership to Create Energy-Efficient Package for Homebuilders
GE and Masco Contractor Services (MCS) recently announced the details of a new program that they are establishing to help homebuilders and residential developers create homes that lead the market in whole home energy efficiency, water conservation, and the use of renewable power. 02/16/07

Cooper Power Systems Forms Energy Automation Solutions Business Unit
Cooper Power Systems recently announced the formation of its Energy Automation Solutions (EAS) business unit to meet growing utility demand for automation technologies and expertise. 02/15/07

Fonar/GE Sell Fonar Upright Full Range-of-Motion Multi-Position MRI to Center for Diagnostic Imaging
Fonar Corporation recently announced that General Electric Healthcare, a manufacturer's representative of Fonar, and Fonar have sold a Fonar Upright(TM) Full Range-of-Motion(TM) Multi-Position(TM) MRI to the Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) of Minneapolis, Minnesota. 02/14/07


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