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Anniversary Gift

Schneider makes $750K donation to its 20-year partner We may have questioned Schneider Electric a bit when discussing their new remote maintenance platform two weeks ago, but the latest news from the company is nearly infallible. Schneider renewed its partnership with Habitat for Humanity this year, marking the 20th year of their commitment to making affordable […]

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Remotely Troubling

New services for power distribution, augmented reality from Schneider A new service from a global industrial-electric powerhouse may be exciting technology, but it also sheds light on where the industry could be headed in terms of demand for field technicians. Schneider Electric has launched Remote Expertiseä, a new package of services for electrical and power […]

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Business Briefs Galore

Boeing/GE/Amazon deal, Schneider Electric, PG&E’s future, and more So a struggling industrial giant, a 747, and Jeff Bezos all walk in to a bar… I tend to agree with Al Root’s assessment of this mega-deal. It sounds like a cheesy joke, and it could only happen in Paris. General Electric, Boeing, and Amazon struck a […]

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In Another “Ethisphere”

Schneider, Rockwell, and others make unique list A number of big name companies were given the distinct honor of being deemed “ethical” businesses in this year’s edition of the Ethisphere Institute’s World’s Most Ethical Companies awards. The 124 recipients this year—the Insitute’s tenth—spanned 19 countries and a spectrum of categories including energy and utilities, engineering and […]

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Factory Focus

Schneider and Stratasys join forces and look to the future Schneider Electric has teamed up with Stratasys, the additive manufacturing solutions company, to include 3D printing into its manufacturing processes for both short and longer term efficiency goals. Schneider is using a combination of Stratasys and FDM-based 3D printing for its product development, prototypes and industrialization. The […]

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An Iffy Forecast

Schneider Electric exudes caution Schneider Electric, the French-based electrical equipment maker and energy provider, made noise in the business arena Wednesday by announcing an increased return to its shareholders and adding cautious commentary on its missed profit forecast of 2015. To compensate, the company raised the dividend it will pay shareholders this year to €2 euros ($2.24) […]

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Schneider Electric releases 2nd quarter financial results

Schneider Electric, the French energy and power company, has released its 2nd quarter figures for 2015, including revenues, organic growth, net income, and 2015 half-year totals.  The period ended on June 30th. A 9.8% year-to-date increase in revenues was reported, but this included a 0.9% decrease in organic growth. Net income was down 12%, but […]

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Schneider Electric powering Shedd Aquarium’s solar installation

Schneider Electric, a global energy management company, and the Shedd Aquarium, the world’s largest indoor public aquarium, recently unveiled a new solar installation, the largest of any Illinois cultural institution. Located on the roof of the Shedd’s Oceanarium in Chicago, the installation is a component of the first phase of the organization’s Master Energy Roadmap, a […]

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Schneider Electric announces virtual main arc flash mitigation system

Schneider Electric, a global energy management company, has introduced the Virtual Main Arc Flash Mitigation System. It is designed to improve worker safety and enhance electrical system reliability by reducing arc flash energy on low-voltage switchgear and switchboards, including the main incoming power distribution switchboard. According to Schneider, the system is “a new concept which […]

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Schneider Electric cuts energy consumption of its own sites

Global energy management company, Schneider Electric, announced it has published details of the energy consumption of 160 production and logistics sites every year since 2005, in the context of the Schneider Energy Action program, with the aim of achieving significant reductions in its energy consumption.  From the program launch, the objective of reducing energy consumption […]

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