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Protect electric grids with the IntelliRupter PulseCloser switching device from S&C Electric Co.
Protect electric grids with the IntelliRupter PulseCloser switching device from S&C Electric Co. The model helps develop an electric grid to monitor, think, act, repair, and prepare itself to respond quickly to consumer needs. The technology injects multiple, non-disruptive pulses into the electric line to check for faults before initiating closing. This reduces stress, and extends the life of lines, transformers, and circuit breakers. Designed with utility partner input, the device accommodates feeder automation functions and features a base-integrated control.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey