In Business – 2000-01-01 – 2000-01-01

Recent major mergers, acquisitions, alliances, agreements, releases, orders, and contracts in the control and automation field include the following:

By Staff January 1, 2000

Recent major mergers, acquisitions, alliances, agreements, releases, orders, and contracts in the control and automation field include the following:

  • Manufacturing Data Systems Inc. (MDSI, Ann Arbor, Mich.) recently released OpenCNC 5.0. MDSI reports it’s one of the first computer numerical control solutions that supports Microsoft’s Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA) Applications for Manufacturing, which help different software applications integrate.

  • For more information, visit www.mdsi2.com or www.controleng.com/freeinfo .

  • To help companies develop embedded measurement and control systems, Cadence Design Systems (San Jose, Calif.) and Microcosm Technologies (Raliegh, N.C.) recently allied to enable integration of electronics, embedded software, and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology in products to enhance performance, functionality, reliability, and cost savings.

  • For more information, visit www.cadence.com , www.memcad.com , or wwwcontroleng.com/freeinfo .