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Sunday , 29 May 2022

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Avery Dennison announces Second Quarter 2012 Results

US based Avery Dennison Corporation has announced preliminary, un-audited second quarter 2012 results. While the company’s sales increased modestly due to increased volumes its operating margin improved 50 basis points to 2.9% as the impact of higher volume and productivity initiatives offset higher employee-related expenses and restructuring costs. The adjusted operating margin improved 80 basis points. In the first half ...

Magnetic Autocontrol’s MHTM™ MicroDrive wins Red Dot Design Award

Magnetic Autocontrol’s MHTM MicroDrive barrier has been awarded the Red Dot Design award, the international product design award, for 2012. The MHTM MicroDrive barrier offers users a savings of 75% in power consumption. It is made of recycled materials and meets all international safety standards. The drive mechanism with its integrated servo control and compact gearing provides low maintenance, a ...

Dura-Line Holdings Inc. acquires Nextube

Dura-Line Holdings, Inc. the parent company of Dura-Line India, has completed the acquisition of Nextube, a manufacturer of high density polyethylene industrial products. Nextube is the second company acquired by Dura-Line since January 2012 when CHS Capital’s investment in the company. The acquisition of Johannesburg based Nextube will increase Dura-Line’s capacity, penetration and diversification in South Africa. Nextube manufactures a ...

Budapest Parking Model

A high-level team consisting of members from the transport and urban development departments of Tamil Nadu that recently visited Budapest, Hungary to study the parking system there. Members of the team visited various parts of Budapest and saw path breaking changes made in its transport system. They participated in the summit ‘Sustainable Transportation’, organised by the Institute of Transportation and ...

IRD Inc delivers customised weight enforcement solution for Washington DOT

A customised weight enforcement and commercial vehicle inspection station built by IRD Inc for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) was opened for operations recently. The station is located at the Spokane Port-of-Entry (POE) on the I-90 interstate. This is the twelfth weight enforcement site in Washington for which IRD has supplied components and systems. The customised solution integrates ...

StarTraq launches offence management International Partner Programme

StarTraq, international traffic offence management service provider, has launched an International Partner Programme to increase the coverage of DOME (Dynamic Offence Management and Enforcement), its cloud based software that enables automatic detection of repetitive processes such as traffic offences. International partners such as software resellers, safety camera manufacturers and system integrators can resell DOME to government agencies, police forces and ...

ABB unveils DC circuit breaker for urban rail applications

Switzerland based ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri), a leading global power and automation technology firm, recently launched a high-speed DC circuit breaker suitable for use in light rail, inter-city and urban locomotives. The new DCTrac circuit breaker, designed for metro trains, trams and trolley buses maximises performance but minimises weight and maintenance needs. It needs half the space and weighs only ...

GMV celebrates anniversary of ITMS project for Ahmedabad BRTS

GMV is celebrating the first anniversary of the implementation of the Intelligent Transportation Management System (ITMS) developed by it, in collaboration with local partner Vayam Technologies, for the Ahmedabad BRTS. An advantage of the ITMS is that it was gradually introduced into the BRTS, reusing existing equipment, without affecting operations or inconveniencing passengers. The ITMS solution also helps in monitoring ...

Pune Metro rail project gets go-ahead

The Maharashtra government has approved the Pune Metro rail project. The project will be executed by the Pune Municipal Metro Rail Corporation (PMRC), a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) that will be set up exclusively for the project. Till the PMRC is set up, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will act as the nodal agency for the project. The Metro will ...

Delta Displays commissions display solution for Yamuna Expressway

Delta Displays, part of the Delta Group with international experience in providing large screens for traffic management systems, has built a display solution for the Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS) at the Yamuna Expressway which connects Delhi and Agra. The ITMS is a single interface system provided by EFKON which consists of different sub-systems such as emergency call boxes, variable ...