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ABB Wins $72-Million Order for Oil-Platform Cable
ABB has won an order worth $72 million from Statoil, the Norwegian oil company, to build a power link for a new production platform in the North Sea. 06/18/07

Siemens Enterprise Communications ESRI Team Wins NATO Contract
NATO has awarded its core geographic services contract to the Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN)-ESRI team, which will spearhead a project that will shape the application of geospatial technology in defense for years to come. 06/15/07

Siemens Awarded Contract from Nucor Steel for New Temper Mill
Siemens Energy and Automation, Inc. has announced a contract with Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa, Inc. to add a new temper mill to its existing line. 06/14/07

University of North Carolina Adds Agfa HealthCare’s RIS to Existing Solutions
Agfa HealthCare has announced the installation of its radiology information system (RIS) at the University of North Carolina Health Care (UNCHC) department. 06/13/07

ABB Wins 800-kV Substation Order in Venezuela
ABB has won a $36-million contract to strengthen the grid in the Venezuelan states of Carabobo and Yaracuy to help meet rising demand for electricity. 06/13/07

Merge Healthcare Announces New Contracts for RIS/PACS MXTM Solution
Merge Healthcare has announced several new contracts for Fusion RIS/PACS MX, a complete workflow solution of radiology information systems (RIS), and picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) for clinical and business imaging workflow. 06/08/07

Southern Regional Health System Selects Agfa HealthCare's Digital Imaging Solutions
Southern Regional Health System (SRHS) of Riverdale, Ga., has selected the Agfa HealthCare IMPAXTM Enterprise for its diagnostic imaging department. 06/07/07

ABB Wins $27-Million Mining Order in Sweden
ABB has won an order worth $27 million from Swedish mining company Boliden to supply gearless drive systems for two new grinding mills that will increase production at one of Europe's largest copper mines. 06/07/07

Siemens to Provide FACTS to CenterPoint Energy
Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, a transmission and distribution subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc., with its first flexible AC transmission system (FACTS). 06/06/07

ABB Wins $26 Million Service Contract in Chile
ABB has signed a four-year, $26 million contract with Chilean copper producer Compania Minera Dona Ines de Collahuasi SCM. 06/06/07

Emerson Selected as Long-Term Supplier for Qatargas Facilities
Emerson Process Management and Qatargas Operating Company Ltd. have announced a long-term alliance naming Emerson the preferred supplier of digital automation solutions and Qatargas a preferred customer for the company's oil, gas, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. 06/05/07


Mergers & Acquisitions

Philips to Acquire Brazil's Leading X-ray Manufacturer
Philips Medical Systems has announced it will acquire VMI-Sistemas Medicos (VMI), a Brazilian imaging diagnostic company based in Minas Gerais. 06/12/07

Schneider Electric Acquires Ritto GmbH & Co KG
Schneider Electric has signed an agreement to acquire Ritto GmbH & Co Kg, a German firm that designs, manufactures, and markets door-entry and intercom systems for residential and small tertiary buildings markets. 06/05/07



Robert Kenny Joins General Cable as Vice President and General Manager, Datacom Cables
General Cable announced today that Robert D. Kenny will join the company as vice president and general manager, Datacom Cables. 06/18/07

ABB names Ravi Uppal to Executive Committee
ABB has appointed Ravi Uppal, head of the company’s Indian business and South Asia region, to its management board as head of global markets, effective July 1, 2007. 06/15/07

Timms Appointed Vice President of Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems Division
Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jeff Timms as vice president, Electronics Assembly Systems Division (EA), effective immediately. 06/11/07

Image Sensing Systems Concludes Executive Transition
Image Sensing Systems, Inc. has named its president, Ken Aubrey, as chief executive officer under the company’s previously announced transition plan. 06/05/07



Varian Medical Systems Wins Computerworld 21st Century Achievement Award
Varian Medical Systems has received top honors—a 21st Century Achievement Award—in the 2007 Computerworld Honors Program, which recognizes individuals and organizations that use information technology to benefit society. 06/12/07


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NEMA Publishes FB 2.20-2007 Selection and Installation Guidelines for Fittings for Use with Flexible Electrical Conduit and Cable
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published FB 2.20-2007 Selection and Installation Guidelines for Fittings for Use with Flexible Electrical Conduit and Cable. 06/06/07



Philips’ "Save an Athlete" Lends Program Support to Philadelphia Student Athletes
Philips Medical Systems has announced its support of the Philadelphia Physicians for Student Athletes (PPSA) and its drive to detect heart conditions in Philadelphia school district student athletes. 06/14/07

Agfa HealthCare and Vocada Sign Distribution and Integration Agreement
Agfa HealthCare and Vocada have signed an agreement to provide integrated solutions through IMPAX™ for critical test result management (CTRM). 06/11/07

Leviton and EMC Colosio Announce Strategic Alliance
Leviton Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of lampholders, lighting controls, and sensors for the North American lighting industry, has entered into a strategic alliance with EMC Colosio, a producer of lampholders and cabling products, based in Provalgio d’Iseo, Italy. 06/08/07

Cedara Announces Agreement with Biotronics3D on New C4 Clinical Software
Cedara Software, a Merge Healthcare company and a leading independent developer of medical software technologies, announced an agreement with Biotronics3D, Ltd., that grants the London-based software company a license to market C4-enabled versions of its 3Dnet SuiteTM family of 3D visualization software. 06/06/07



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