New and Noteworthy: Ocean Data Systems Develop Specialized Survey and Omega Engineering Receives Honorable Mention

Ocean Data Systems was selected by Yokogawa to develop a specialized thermal uniformity survey (TUS) reporting solution to accompany its broad range of data recorder products. Hurco Companies filed a U.S. patent application for new technology combining 3D printing and CNC machining.

Eplan is adding three new subsidiaries over the course of the coming year. Japan, South Africa and Turkey are the new direct sales locations of the engineering software provider.

Connecticut Spring & Stamping, manufacturer of precision parts for the medical, aerospace, firearms and defense industries, expanded its machining capabilities to include multi-axis, CNC, Swiss machining for use in medical applications, aerospace and firearms applications.
Lenze Americas’ portfolio of products now fully support the OPC Foundation’s Open Access specifications.

Omega Engineering received an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Best of Sensors Expo Innovation Award for its M12LCP thermocouple probes with high- temperature M12 molded connectors. The Gold Award winner was AG-SL900A EPC sensor tag and data logger IC from ams.

Industrial-grade networking solutions provider Moxa  is one of 45 companies recognized by Northrop Grumman in the company's annual Supplier Recognition Program.

Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions
U.S. manufacturer of end-of-line packaging equipment, Combi Packaging Systems, is a Machine Builder Partner in Rockwell Automation's PartnerNetwork program.

SKF joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute.

Yaskawa Electric reached agreement with the owners of The Switch Engineering Oy, a Finnish supplier of components for wind turbines, to acquire all shares of The Switch. 

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