f-cell+HFC 2020 event comes to a close – International hydrogen and fuel cell leaders kick off the era of hydrogen energy

The two-day online event featured an international conference with industry, government and research speakers, a trade fair, topic tables and various workshops. The event was sponsored by Ballard Power Systems, Toyota Canada, Greenlight Innovation, HTEC, PowerCell Sweden, Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service, and the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. The f-cell+HFC 2020 Hydrogen Read more about f-cell+HFC 2020 event comes to a close – International hydrogen and fuel cell leaders kick off the era of hydrogen energy[…]

ABB appoints Theodor Swedjemark as Chief Communications Officer

As of August 1, 2020, Theodor Swedjemark (40) will join the Executive Committee of ABB as the company’s Chief Communications Officer. Swedjemark has held the position on an interim basis since March 1, 2020. Swedish-national Swedjemark has been at ABB since 2006. He joined the company as an executive management trainee before moving to the Read more about ABB appoints Theodor Swedjemark as Chief Communications Officer[…]

ABB to launch share buyback program

Following the completion of the divestment of its Power Grids business to Hitachi on July 1, 2020, and consistent with its overall capital structure optimization program, ABB will launch its previously announced share buyback program on July 23, 2020. As part of its plan to return to shareholders net cash proceeds of $7.6–7.8 billion from Read more about ABB to launch share buyback program[…]

Q2 2020 results

Orders $6.1 billion, -18%; comparable -14%1 Revenues $6.2 billion, -14%; comparable -10% Income from operations $571 million; margin 9.3% Operational EBITA1 $651 million; margin1 10.6% Net income $319 million, +398%2 Basic EPS $0.15, +398%3; operational EPS1 $0.22, -35% Cash flow from operating activities $680 million; resilient cash delivery expected for the full year Power Grids Read more about Q2 2020 results[…]

Seeq Expands Support for Oil & Gas Industry with WITSML and CygNet Connectors

Seeq Corporation, a leader in manufacturing and industrial internet of things (IIoT) advanced analytics software, announces availability of Seeq connectors to CygNet enterprise SCADA and WITSML data storage systems. Seeq’s comprehensive set of applications for analyzing process manufacturing data include Workbench for easy to use advanced analytics, Organizer for publishing insights in reports and dashboards, Read more about Seeq Expands Support for Oil & Gas Industry with WITSML and CygNet Connectors[…]

New solar park with 101 MWp under construction in the Netherlands

Staadskanaal is the fourth project of Goldbeck Solar, which the EPC company will carry out with Chint Solar. The construction already in full swing so that the solar park can be connected to the grid in autumn 2020. Completion planned for autumn 2020 As with the Midden-Groningen solar park, Chint Solar is also relying on Read more about New solar park with 101 MWp under construction in the Netherlands[…]

RoboDK – professional robot simulation and programming in just 5 steps

As of now, DataCAD Software & Service GmbH takes over the sales and support for RoboDK. RoboDK is a powerful and inexpensive tool for the simulation and programming of industrial robots. RoboDK allows for simple simulation and offline programming of industrial robots.  The programming of robot applications is enormously simplified by providing access to an Read more about RoboDK – professional robot simulation and programming in just 5 steps[…]

Eplan Sets New Data Standard in Control and Switchgear Construction

By implementing a new data standard, software solutions provider Eplan contributes to further simplifying control and switchgear construction. The new standard increases the quality of article and device data in Eplan Data Portal, a web service offering product catalogues from numerous component manufacturers. Several thousand data sets – for instance from Rittal, leading provider of Read more about Eplan Sets New Data Standard in Control and Switchgear Construction[…]

Rising Star award for high-availability and flexible edge computing solutions

ISG analysts believe there is high-potential market demand for Rittal’s edge computing offering Award is further confirmation that Rittal is set to be a key edge computing player in the coming years Rittal boasts a broad portfolio of edge computing solutions, developed in association with partners such as ABB, Atos, Hitachi, HPE and Siemens Rittal Read more about Rising Star award for high-availability and flexible edge computing solutions[…]

Robot colleagues: Industrial intelligence with finesse and sensitivity

Collaborative robots, or "Cobots", have until now been responsible for rough work; but in the future, they will take over more and more activities – working side by side with humans. In cooperation with customers and partners, HARTING will be presenting various scenarios and technologies "with sensitivity" at the HANNOVER MESSE. "To Luke, from Dad," Read more about Robot colleagues: Industrial intelligence with finesse and sensitivity[…]