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Cooper Power Systems Selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Cooper Power Systems, a division of Cooper Industries, Ltd., has been selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to provide a system for peak demand reduction designed for PG&E’s residential and small commercial customers. 04/23/07

Swedish County Council Chooses Sectra MicroDose Mammography
Sectra has announced that it will deliver its MicroDose digital mammography system to University Hospital in Örebro County, Sweden, resulting in access to the lowest possible radiation dose for all women in the county. 04/20/07

Belgium Hospital Selects Agfa HealthCare’s Integrated Data Solution
Agfa HealthCare has announced a contract with Heilig Hartziekenhuis Mol (HHM), a mid-size hospital in Belgium’s Antwerp province, to unify its medical workflow through the ORBIS™ solution. 04/20/07

Osram Sylvania’s Joule™ LED System Selected by Ford
Ford Motor Company has selected Osram Sylvania and its innovative Joule LED signal system to provide rear signal functions on a pair of upcoming products. 04/18/07

Honeywell To Provide Next-Generation Weather Radar and Other Avionics For Lion Air
Honeywell has been selected by Lion Air to provide next-generation weather radar and other avionics for up to 60 new Boeing B737NG aircraft. 04/17/07

Siemens Contracts with O2 Airwave on Norwegian TETRA project
Siemens, the communications solution provider, has announced a contract with Norwegian authorities for a nationwide, secure TETRA-based communications infrastructure for coordination between the Norwegian fire, police, health care, and other emergency services. 04/12/07

TAC Installs Energy Efficiency at Virginia Community College System
TAC, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, has announced a partnership with Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to provide energy-saving improvements at campuses across the commonwealth.  04/12/07

ABB Wins Marine Contracts Worth $110 Million
ABB has signed contracts worth more than $110 million to supply Azipod propulsion, power-generation, and power-distribution systems for 19 new vessels being built in Europe and Asia. 04/11/07

Italian Hospitals Invest in Medical Imaging Systems from Sectra
Sectra’s efforts to increase sales in the Italian medical market are bearing fruit. 04/11/07

Siemens and U-Systems Announce Distribution of Automated Breast Ultrasound System
Siemens Medical Solutions Ultrasound Division and U-Systems Inc. have announced an agreement by which Siemens will distribute U-Systems' SomoVu(TM) automated breast ultrasound system on a worldwide scale. 04/10/07


Mergers & Acquisitions

Carter Brothers Acquires Edwards Service from GE Security
Carter Brothers, LLC, a provider of electronic security, fire, life safety, and project management services, announced today that it has acquired Edwards Service from GE Security. 04/23/07

Ametek Acquires Halmar Robicon
Ametek, Inc. has acquired Halmar Robicon's silicon controlled rectifier and related power control technologies. 04/19/07

Belden Agrees to Acquire Lumberg Automation Components Gmbh
Belden, a world leader in the development of signal transmission solutions, has agreed to purchase the assets of Lumberg Automation Components GmbH and related entities for an undisclosed cash price. 04/16/07

Honeywell Acquires Burtek
Honeywell has announced an agreement to acquire Burtek Systems Corp. and the Security Systems Division from Richardson Electronics, Ltd. for $80 million. 04/16/07



Schneider Electric Receives 2007 Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award
Schneider Electric has received the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation for North America in the field of power quality (PQ) and energy management solutions. 04/17/07

Department of Energy Recognizes Top Energy Star® Partners
GE Consumer & Industrial and Osram Sylvania are among the businesses recently honored by The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their outstanding commitment to the Energy Star® program. 04/10/07


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EBCI for Current North American Business Conditions Up Again in April
North American business conditions improved for the second month in a row in April, according to senior industry executives responding to NEMA’s monthly Electroindustry Business Confidence Survey. 04/25/07

NEMA Lauds Maryland CO Alarm Bill
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) applauds the Maryland General Assembly for addressing the important life safety issue of carbon monoxide poisonings with passage of H.B. 401, requiring carbon monoxide (CO) detection devices in a wide range of applications. 04/13/07

NEMA Welcomes U.S. WTO Case on China’s Anti-Counterfeiting Laws
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomes the U.S. government’s decision to file a dispute settlement case with the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding China’s laws for protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights in accordance with its obligations as a WTO member. 04/13/07


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General Cable Forms Joint Ventures in India
General Cable Corporation will form two joint venture companies in India with the Plaza Cable Group of companies. 04/19/07

Saft Batteries Give Life to First Portable Human Patient Simulator
Saft will provide lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for iStan™, the first wireless portable human patient simulator developed by Medical Education Technologies, Inc. (METI). 04/18/07

Agfa HealthCare and Free University of Brussels Sign Long-Term Research Agreement
Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of IT-enabled clinical workflow and diagnostic imaging solutions, and Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel Hospital, have announced a long-term agreement to advance current research surrounding hospital IT and diagnostic imaging solutions. 04/13/07

DeJarnette Announces New European Office, Staff
DeJarnette Research Systems, Inc., a world leader in medical imaging interface technology, has announced the establishment of a wholly owned subsidiary for sales and service organization in the European market. 04/13/07

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