ABB quarter results echo Longbow optimism

ABB's financial reports were announced yesterday in Zurich, for the most recent quarter:

ABB St Louis-- why talk about it here?

We've posted some updates about this horrific incident here. Once again, we wish to extend our condolences to the ABB family, and to all the victims and their families.

ABB St. Louis shooting, Update 3.

My colleague, Jim Montague, trying to get home from New York, just sent this update on the ABB St. Louis plant. Seems the death toll is now four, including the alleged shooter.

Another Plant Safety Issue

If you've been paying attention today, you already know that big news here in the Midwest, besides the snow, is the shooting at the ABB plant in St. Louis. The story is still developing, as we say in the press, and it's dangerous to draw any kind of hard-and-fast...

ABB St. Louis Plant Shooting, Update 2

Another update as details emerge. This just gets worse.

Update on ABB St. Louis shooting

Here is the latest update on the shooting at the ABB transformer plant in St Louis. This comes from the Chicago Tribune about 20 minutes ago.  We'll keep following this as the situation develops.

Shooting in St Louis at ABB transformer plant

At this writing details are sketchy...

FDI - Integration Now more than a dream

There is new hope for End Users that a uniform interface to the rich information such as diagnostics and related material in smart instruments may soon be available. This is because a number of supplier companies have joined the FDI cooperation project that initially consisted of the major technology trade...

Oops! We Missed a Birthday

Tidying up my email in box tis morning--always a daunting task--and I found the release below. Happy Belated Birthday to commercial HVDC light. Who knew?

NAMUR blesses WirelessHART #Pauto

Here is a press release from Liz Patronella at the HART Communication Foundation detailing the outcome of the NAMUR testing at BASF Ludwigshafen: