British Steel

16 km of SilentTrackTM are used to reduce noise on a new commuter route in SYDNEY suburbs

Almost 50 000 SilentTrack dampers have been used on the Epping to Chatswood Rail Line, in the suburbs of Sydney. SilentTrackTM is a dynamic damper developed by Tata Steel which significantly reduces the noise generated by railway traffic. A world exclusive, SilentTrackTM is capable of reducing noise generated by the track itself by an average of 4 to 6 dB(A), depending on the form of the track.

SOURIAU – SUNBANK Connection Technologies

For the third year, SOURIAU wins AIRBUS’s best Supplier Award

SOURIAU has been honoured with the 2009 AIRBUS Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the best global performance during the suppliers’ SQAL Electrics Conference held in Toulouse on December 15, 2009.


Maplesoft is used to model a motorcycle battery

Dereck Wright, Application Engineer at Maplesoft, has developed for a motorcycle manufacturer, a new model of battery with Maplesim. Engineers are thus able to analyse battery charge and discharge according to the way the driver uses various components of the powertrain as the starter motor, the alternator and the engine.

NORD Drivesystems

IE2 Motors

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is bringing to the market IE2 high-efficiency motors compliant with the IEC 60034-30 standard. For practically all its IE2 motors NORD has kept the same capacity and introduced new technological solutions to improve their efficiency.



ProSoft Technology develops the new Wireless POINT I/O modules for distributed automation applications

Westermo Teleindustri AB

Oilfield Automation with MRD-310 industrial 3G router

Lufkin Automation has chosen the Westermo MRD-310 3G router to equip its SAM Well Manager product, the oil industry’s most advanced technological solution for high-precision monitoring and control of rod-pumping wells. Used in a series of pilot projects, mainly for the European and Asian markets, the MRD-310 provide a very high level of connectivity, and support many mobile standards including GSM, GPRS, 3G UMTS, HSDPA and HSUPA. Dedicated to harsh environments, MRD-310 is aimed to demonstrate significant cost savings in this application.

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