7 February 2008

Web exclusive: February Industry Newz

Aonix of Paris, a provider of solutions for safety- and mission-critical applications, launched a second office devoted to professional services in Toulouse, the heartland for aeronautic and space industries, and will provide expertise in real-time and embedded solutions in Java and Ada languages.

InSource Solutions, an independent Wonderware software distribution partner, signed a new distributor agreement and will conduct business as Wonderware Southeast.

The Siemens Energy Sector secured an order from the Netherlands to construct a turnkey combined cycle power plant. Independent power producer InterGen, headquartered in Burlington, Maine, purchased the Rijnmond II power plant. Commercial operation is scheduled for mid-2010, when Siemens will assume responsibility for plant services over a period of 12 years.

Solon Manufacturing, an industrial controls manufacturer exceeded quality product performance with a gold and superior rating from ABB Inc.'s 2007 supplier scorecard.

Yokogawa Electric Corporation established the Industrial Automation (IA) Global Marketing Center in Dallas, effective January 2008.