Business > Distributorships & acquisitions

GroundProbe and Geoforce merge

03 July, 2008

GroundProbe and Geoforce have announced the signing of an agreement for GroundProbe to purchase the shares of Geoforce and merge the two companies.

AMS becomes Beamex premium partner

02 July, 2008

AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has been named one of the first four companies to join Beamex’s recently announced Premium Partner Program.

Air nozzle range

01 June, 2008

Compressed air safety has now been joined with energy efficiency, with the Silvent compressed air blowing nozzle range.

Low-torque rotary air connectors

01 June, 2008

With the current trend for automation systems to include operations involving rotary transfer of air and fluids, SMC Pneumatics has addressed the problems of tube rotation with its range of MQR rotary joints.

Static electricity management

01 June, 2008

Static electricity is a major problem in packaging, processing and materials handling. Static electricity attracts dust, and affects efficient paper and plastic handling and also label adhesion.

Wide surface static eliminator

01 June, 2008

Exair’s 48" (1219 mm) Super Ion air knife neutralises static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics and 3D shapes. The wide laminar airstream full of static-eliminating ions is effective at high speeds and provides good cleaning up to 6.1 m away.

Leak-free sealing technology

13 November, 2007

Avoiding leakage is one of the more significant elements contributing to process safety at any petrochemical or chemical processing plant

Hose and tubing company acquired

12 November, 2007

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has acquired Arrow Hose & Tubing Inc.

Energy optimisation system

12 October, 2007

Optimised operating costs, reduced maintenance costs and energy efficiency are all key benefits which are claimed to be achieved by integrating the Airtelligence energy optimisation system into a compressed air system with multiple compressors.

Pneumatic brakes

13 August, 2007

PT Hydraulics has introduced a line of pneumatic brakes for its Globe Vane Air Motors. Globe BN brakes are claimed to be fail-safe brakes (spring engaged, air released). They can be used as a static brake and under certain conditions in dynamic applications.

Customised vacuum grippers

15 May, 2007

The combination of Univer's design and Piab's Coax vacuum technology has enabled a customised vacuum gripper that satisfies the most arduous application. The result is a smaller vacuum unit that is claimed to consume less air than conventional ejectors, while providing up to three times more vacuum flow.

Richardson Electronics distribution agreement

09 May, 2007

Richardson Electronics has announced a worldwide partnership to distribute Radiotronix's FCC-approved Wi.USB-DTS-R base station, which allows quick USB PC-connectivity to a Wi.232DTS-R network.

Compressor distribution

03 November, 2006

Compressor sales, service and hire company, PremiAir has joined forces with international compressor technology group, Sullair Australia.

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