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2008-08-20 03:00:15

By Gould, Lawrence S In its 20 years, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has proven to be very much in control-of its automation and control technologies and services. The company GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms (Charlottesville, VA; www.gefanuc. com) supplies automation technologies and services. It started out in 1986 as GE Fanuc Automation Corporation, a joint venture created by General Electric and Fanuc. The company's platinum anniversary gift to itself in October 2007 was a new name to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.