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Siemens low-voltage motors tailored for chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas uses

Simotics XP Chemstar is a customized solution from Siemens for the chemical and petrochemical industries as well as oil and gas. The new low-voltage motors are offered with preconfigured industry-specific option packages tailored to the specific requirements of the process industry. Benefits for customers include fast, simple processes, standardized components and low lifecycle costs. These motors offer a high level of reliability under even extreme conditions and in potentially explosive atmospheres while providing precisely tailored compliance with industry-specific requirements.

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Volvo Penta targeting electric power introduction for 2021

Volvo Penta’s chief technology officer, Johan Inden, and system engineer, Karin Åkman, discuss innovation for electromobility at the company’s new development-and-test laboratory in Gothenburg.

With the aim of becoming a driving force in sustainable power solutions, Volvo Penta is going full charge into hybrid and all-electric drivelines, offering electrified solutions in both its marine and industrial segments by 2021.

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Rolls-Royce supplies first MTU Tier 4 final Oil & Gas engines in China to Jereh Petroleum Equipment

MTU and Jereh Petroleum Equipment signed the contract together with MTU’s Oil & Gas distributor in China, China Diesel Support Services (CDSS), during CIPPE. From left to right: Tony Chan, General Manager of MTU Hongkong; Wang Wei Zhong, General Manager Distribution & After Sales, CDSS; Zi Jing Zhong, President of Jereh Petroleum Equipment; Scott Woodruff, Director of Mining and Oil & Gas, MTU; Chu Fu-Min, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, MTU China and Zhang Wei, Vice President of Jereh Group.

Rolls-Royce has received its first order in China for Series 4000 MTU engines fulfilling EPA Tier 4 final emissions regulations. Key customer Jereh Petroleum Equipment has ordered  16 engines of type 12V 4000 T95 for new fracturing pump equipment. Jereh plans to sell the equipment which fulfils EPA Tier 4 regulations on the US Oil & Gas market. The contract was signed between Jereh and MTU with MTU's Oil & Gas distributor in China, China Diesel Support Services (CDSS), during the China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE).

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Stage V engines from Caterpillar productive, fuel-efficient and powerful

Caterpillar currently is developing productive, fuel-efficient, power-dense, EU Stage V-compliant engines across its industrial product line, from the two-cylinder C0.5, to the 12-cylinder, 32-litre C32. Goals for Cat Stage V engines include developing more efficient after-treatment systems, simplifying installation in OEM-customer machines, and providing added value for end users of OEM machines—through increased productivity, increased fuel efficiency, and exceptional reliability.

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Rolls-Royce launches new MTU diesel gensets for North America

Rolls-Royce recently introduced the next-generation Series 2000 MTU Onsite Energy diesel generator set product line for the North American market (60Hz). With a power output range from 615 kWe to 1.250 kWe it expands the company's high-power range product portfolio and makes it the most inclusive factory line up in the industry. These new diesel generator sets are already available.

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ABB to integrate Baldor Electric Canada into global brand

ABB to integrate Baldor Electric Canada into global brand

ABB will integrate the Baldor Electric Canada company name into its global ABB brand as a part of its Next Level strategy, which includes harmonizing different ABB-owned brands under the global ABB master brand. Beginning March 1, 2018, Baldor Electric Canada, a member of the ABB group for more than seven years, will be known as ABB Motor and Mechanical (Canada) Inc.

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Dynamic Transmission Output allows for manual shift Automated Speed Control of Caterpillar transmission

Dynamic Transmission Output allows for manual shift Automated Speed Control of Caterpillar transmission

Caterpillar Oil & Gas is pleased to announce the Cat Dynamic Transmission Output, allowing for manual shift Automated Speed Control (ASC) of the Cat CX31-P600 Well Service Transmission for well service pumping applications, cementing and mobile work over rigs. The new Dynamic Transmission Output Control is an integrated system; designed with knowledge of the engine and transmission operating characteristics.

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Cat opens orders for 3512E drilling engine

Cat opens orders for 3512E drilling engine

Caterpillar Oil & Gas is pleased to announce open order board for the Cat 3512E Tier 4 Final Land Electric Drilling engine. For over 35 years the Cat 3500 engine platform has been the industry gold standard for heavy-duty diesel and gas engines worldwide.  With more than 190,000 engines in the field and more than 3 billion operating hours in mining, rail, electric power, oil & gas, and marine applications, the 3500 exemplifies Caterpillar's long-standing commitment to technical innovation and the success of our customers.

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General purpose low-voltage drive introduced to North America

ABB recently introduced the ACS580 all-compatible general purpose drive to the North American mar- ket. The newest entry in ABB's low-voltage AC drive portfolio, the ACS580 drive provides user-friendly, energy-efficient motor and process control, keeping user systems running smoothly while saving time and money over the product lifecycle. It is designed to control pumps, fans, conveyors, mixers and many other variable and basic constant-torque applications.  All units for the North American market will be made at the ABB facility in New Berlin, Wisconsin.

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Volvo Penta unveils new Stage V 5- and 13-litre engines

Optimized for tomorrow, the new EU Stage V engines feature the latest technology and are an ideal fit  where excellent fuel efficiency, low emissions, high productivity and reliability are required. The 13-litre engine with exhaust aftertreatment system (EATS) is a great choice for large machinery while the 5-liter solution is ideal for smaller equipment.

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Rolls-Royce acquires technology for electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines

Rolls-Royce has acquired from G+L innotec the exclusive rights of use for a new technology for the electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines in the power range above 450 kW. The new invention from the development and engineering services provider based in Laupheim in southern Germany is protected by patents and has thus not been available on the market to date. Rolls-Royce plans to offer engines of its MTU brand with this technology as of 2021.

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Atlas Copco introduces new QAS generator range

Atlas Copco Construction Equipment North America has introduced a completely redesigned range of eight QAS mobile generators for prime applications. Covering power ratings from 25 to 330 kVA, the fuel-efficient lineup offers the latest Tier 4 Final engines, footprints up to 20 percent smaller than the previous generation, and a superior end-user experience. The new paralleling option is easy to use and provides additional benefits in terms of versatility, reliability and fuel efficiency.

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All-in-one compressed air, generator power, battery charging and stick welding unit

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. introduces the new Bobcat 200 Air Pak, a power solution that helps users increase capabilities, reduce expenses and boost profitability and efficiency. Ideal for maintenance, repair and farm and ranch applications, this all-in-one payload-saving machine delivers compressed air, generator power, battery charging/crank assist and stick welding capabilities. 

The Bobcat 200 Air Pak delivers:
  • Compressed air at 28 cfm: Efficiently power virtually any tool, including 3/4-inch and 1-inch impact wrenches, with the rotary-screw compressor. 
  • Electric power: Power jobsite tools and even operate truck-mounted electric/hydraulic cranes with the 5,500-watt generator.
  • Battery charge/crank assist: Get up to 100 amps of DC power for 12V/24V battery charging and up to 300 amps for crank assist. 
  • Welding capability: Easily tackle metal repairs with the 210-amp DC stick welder. 
  • Compact design: Get big capabilities in a small footprint — at just 47 inches long, 20 inches wide, 24 inches tall and 558 pounds.  
  • Reliability: Starts easily in any weather with industry-exclusive eChoke™ technology — and the powerful engine allows simultaneous use of the air compressor with any other feature.

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Kubota Engine increasing footprint in Latin America

Kubota Engine increasing footprint in Latin America

Kubota Engine America is increasing its footprint in Latin America by collaborating with key partners, already adding 24 distributors in more than 20 different countries to its growing network. Kubota's growth is fueled by its dedicated Latin America development team that has spent the last two years identifying the best distributors to address local needs and strategically planning to bring and support Kubota's reliable Japanese technology to more people. 

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