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Contracts | Mergers & Acquisitions | Personnel | Awards


Contracts

GE Healthcare Unveils Indian Partnership
GE Healthcare has unveiled the first public-private partnership in India between the Madhya Pradesh government, GE Healthcare and Sanya Hospitals and Diagnostic Center. 08/01/08

ABB Consortium to Fund Advanced SCADA Security Research
Twelve of ABB’s utility partners have formed a consortium spanning two continents to privately fund advanced research and testing into securing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems that protect the nation’s electric grid. 02/01/08

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Mergers & Acquisitions

ABB Acquires Cavanna’s Single Phase Electronic Sectionalizer
ABB has acquired the Single Phase electronic sectionalizer product line from Cavanna SACIFI based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Single Phase will carry the AutoLink brand name. 11/01/08

Cooper Acquires Sure Power, Omnex, and Roam Secure
Cooper Industries, Ltd. has announced the acquisitions of Sure Power Industries, Inc.; Omnex Control Systems, ULC; and Roam Secure. 07/01/08

The Gores Group Completes Acquisition of Tyco Electronics Power Systems
The Gores Group, a leading investment firm, announced today that it closed its acquisition of Tyco Electronics Power Systems from Tyco Electronics, Ltd. through a newly formed company, Lineage Holdings, Inc. (“Lineage”), for $100 million in cash, subject to a final working capital adjustment. 04/01/08

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Personnel

Mintun Elected Vice President of North American Sales at Lincoln Electric
Michael S. Mintun was elected vice president, sales, North America, for The Lincoln Electric Company. In his new position, he is responsibility for Lincoln’s U.S. and Canadian sales organizations. 14/01/08

Emageon Names Perkins Chief Operating Officer
Emageon Inc., a leader in enterprise medical information technology systems for hospitals and healthcare networks, has announced that Chris E. Perkins has been named chief operating officer. 10/01/08

Nucletron Announces New Appointments
Nucletron has made two key appointments to complete its executive team. Jan Sigger joins Nucletron as chief financial officer and will also serve as a member of the company's board. 09/01/08

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Awards

Cummins Inc. Named "Newsmaker of the Year" by Diesel Progress
Cummins Inc. has been named the 2007 Newsmaker of the Year by Diesel Progress magazine, honoring the company's continued commitment to communicating advancements in diesel engine and emissions technology. 03/01/08

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NEMA Publishes ICS 14 Application Guide for Electric Fire Pump Controllers
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ICS 14 Application Guide for Electric Fire Pump Controllers. 08/01/08

NEMA Publishes Paper on UN2911 Labeling and Transportation of Lamps Containing Radioactive Substances
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published LSD41-2007 UN2911 Labeling and Transportation of Lamps Containing Radioactive Substances. 03/0108

NEMA Publishes Paper on Four-Pin Spiral Compact Fluorescent Lamp Systems Issues, Recommendations, and Standardization
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published LSD39-2007 Four-Pin Spiral Compact Fluorescent Lamp Systems Issues, Recommendations, and Standardization. 03/01/08

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January 16 , 2008
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