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Emaar Properties Selects Elster AMI Solution for the Burj Dubai
Emaar, a premier real estate development company in Dubai, has selected an Elster advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for its Burj Dubai high-rise project, based on its accuracy, functionality, flexibility, and competitive advantage. 25/01/08

AmerCable Enters Partnership with Quintana
AmerCable Incorporated, has entered into a strategic financial partnership with Quintana Energy Partners, L.P. of Houston, Texas. 18/01/08

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Schneider Electric to Acquire Intelligent Motion Systems
Schneider Electric has signed an agreement to acquire Intelligent Motion Systems (IMS), a U.S. company that designs and manufactures integrated motor and drive products and generated $20 million in revenues in 2007. 24/01/08

Leviton to Acquire ControlThink
Leviton Manufacturing Company Inc., a leading producer of electrical and electronic wiring devices, has agreed to acquire ControlThink LC, a leading home and building control software and services company. 23/01/08

Emerson Sells Brooks Instrument to American Industrial Partners
Emerson announced it sold its Brooks Instrument unit to American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, L.P. (AIP) for approximately $100 million in cash. AIP is a private-equity investment firm that applies an operational approach to building and improving middle-market companies. 17/01/08

Imperial Electric Operating Howell Electric Motors
Imperial Electric, an operating unit of Kinetek, Inc., is now operating recently acquired Howell Electric Motors. 15/01/08

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Personnel

TCP Announces New President
Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) a leading manufacturer of energy saving light bulbs, has announced the promotion of Joe Colant to president. 25/01/08

Elster joins EPRI IntelliGrid program
Elster Electricity, a world leader in manufacturing and supplying highly accurate, high quality, integrated metering and utilization solutions, announced today that it has joined the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) IntelliGrid program. 24/01/08

Srikanth Padmanabhan to Lead Cummins Emission Solutions as Vice President
Srikanth Padmanabhan, managing director of Cummins Generator Technologies, has been selected to head Cummins Emission Solutions and has been named a vice president of Cummins Inc. During his tenure with Cummins, Srikanth has served in a variety of leadership positions. 22/01/08

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Awards

Iteris Names Kreter VP of Engineering
Iteris, Inc., a company focuses on the application and development of advanced traffic technologies, today announced the appointment of Todd Kreter as the new vice president of engineering. 16/01/08

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NEMA Urges Passage of Economic Stimulus Package
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), speaking on behalf of a key industry in the U.S. manufacturing sector, has urged Congress and the Bush Administration to enact an economic stimulus package quickly to help forestall a major economic downturn. 22/01/08

NEMA Defines Electric Supply Chain “Intelligence”
Suppose an electricity supply chain—beginning with power generation and ending with the ultimate use of the power—existed that could automatically correlate the ever-changing demand and supply of electricity nationwide by exchanging information from a power plant to a substation to your home? 22/01/08

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NEMA Publishes MW 1000 Revision 3 Magnet Wire
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published MW 1000 Revision 3 Magnet Wire. 17/01/08

NEMA Publishes Application Guide for Isolated Ground Wiring Devices
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published Application Guide for Isolated Ground Wiring Devices, which was produced by the NEMA Wiring Device Section. 16/01/08

NEMA Publishes Expansion Fittings for RTRC Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published Expansion Fittings for RTRC Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit. 16/01/08

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TCP, Inc. Donates More Than 1,100 CFLs to Duke Smart Home
TCP, Inc., in partnership with Home Depot, donated 1,152 energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to guests who visited the grand opening of the new smart home dormitory at Duke University. 28/01/08

Saft Awarded Second Order for Lithium-Ion Technology from U.S. Army Next-Generation Hybrid Electric Military Vehicles
The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research Development Engineering Command (TARDEC) and DRS Technologies have selected Saft to provide high-power lithium-ion (Li-ion) technology for next-generation hybrid electric demonstration vehicles. 23/01/08

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January 28 , 2008
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