News & Analysis
Cost take-out holds EBIT margin on target, strong cash flow of more than $1 bn
ABB reported third-quarter net income of $1 billion, including a $380-million net gain for various previously-announced provision adjustments, and earnings before interest and taxes of $1.4 billion.
ABB wins $120 million hydropower order in Switzerland
ABB has won an order worth $120 million from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG (KLL) related to the construction of a new hydropower plant and energy-storage facility in eastern Switzerland. The order was booked in the third quarter.
ABB drive system wins the 2009 Science and Technology Achievement Award of CIS
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced recently that its drive system for paper production lines won the China Instrumentation and Control Society 's 2009 Science and Technology Achievement Award, in the Excellent Product Award category. The drive system was produced for the forestry-paper integration project of the Lonfon Paper Industry Co., Ltd. in Puyang, Henan. ABB has won this award for the second consecutive year,...
RadiSys collaborates with Aricent and 6WIND on its Promentum platform for the LTE market, easing development risk and shortening time-to-market for TEMS
RadiSys Corporation today announced that it has partnered with Aricent and 6WIND to deliver application-ready platforms for the Long Term Evolution (LTE) Evolved Packet Core (EPC). Data traffic and mobile video usage are growing at a rapid pace, and Service Providers are demanding quick delivery of next-generation networks to satisfy ever-increasing consumer demand. Telecom Equipment Manufacturers (TEMs), in turn, are seeking solutions that enabl...
Xilinx FPGAs Contribute to Global Standardization of Cryptographic Module Security Evaluation
Xilinx K.K., the Japanese subsidiary of Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX), today announced that the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan (AIST) selected Virtex-5 and Spartan-3A FPGA families for its SASEBO-GII boards for side channel attack standard evaluation and partial reconfiguration. The SASEBO-GII boards will enable the development and evaluation of performance and security of cryptographic circuits to contribut...
BASF - Stabilization in the third quarter
BASF’s figures for the third quarter of 2009 demonstrate the company’s operational strength in the global economic crisis. Third-quarter sales increased by 2% compared with the second quarter but fell 19% compared with the same period of 2008. Income from operations before special items was 9% higher than in the second quarter and 20% lower than in the third quarter of 2008. All operating divisions contributed positive earnings. BASF’s stro...
AppliedMicro Introduces Multi-core System-on-Chip
ACAL Technology has announced that AppliedMicro today announced the first member of its APM 83K series System on Chip (SoC) family: APM 83290 - the highest performance Power Architecture(R) solution available in bulk CMOS process. Designed from the ground-up to achieve industry leading speeds comparable to designs manufactured in expensive Silicon-on-Insulator processes, the APM 83290 SoC provides a level of price flexibility that makes it attrac...
Zuken.com Wins Professional, Business, and Personal Services Website of the Year
The newly introduced website from Zuken has won Professional, Business, and Personal Services website of the year in the specialist Sitecore Site of the Year UK 2009 awards. These awards recognise the use of specialist web content management software from Sitecore to develop outstanding websites. Zuken and Sitecore partner, 3Sixty, developed a solution that supports multiple languages in a sustainable time effective way, satisfy global data prote...
DEK to showcase product & process innovation at Productronica 2009
The DEK team is currently looking forward to showcasing an extensive range of innovative technologies from Stand A2.405 at this year’s Productronica exhibition, including its newly re-energised Horizon platform. Being held from 10th – 13th November in Munich, the 18th International trade fair for innovative electronics production will also host a wide range of DEK Productivity Tools along with the company’s brand new Sentinel technology.
High capacity 1000 ton load cells for large structure testing
RDP Electronics Ltd has an extensive range of load cells including the Model MPB which can now be provided for loads of up to 1,000 tons. These very high capacity load cells have been deployed on oil-rigs and for measurements on high structures and testing of very large structures.