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use of a machine designed to follow a predetermined sequence of individual operations repeatedly and automatically.


An automatically controlled operation of an apparatus or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human elements of observation, effort, and decision making.

laboratory automation

The use of clinical laboratory instruments that assay large numbers of samples with minimal human intervention.


n the use of a machine designed to follow repeatedly and automatically a predetermined sequence of individual operations. Automation is used extensively in preparing tissue for microscopic examination.
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He gave a presentation at Ministry of Industries here the other day which was attended by the representatives of Engineering Development Board (EDB), National Productivity Organization (NPO), Pakistan Association of Automative Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM), Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA), Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), Atlas Honda Cars, Indus Motor Company, Pak Suzuki Motors from Karachi and Lahore besides Islamabad.
Japanese company Yazaki, a global automative equipment supplier, is going to build a new factory with 1 500 jobs in the Bulgarian city of Sliven, the city mayor has announced.
Mannai Automative service operations senior manager Mohsen Abdul Mohsen said: "Mannai Automotive has always recognised the importance of continuously trained staff to make sure that they are always up to date with quality standards and methods.
Car-maker Fiat yesterday split its industrial vehicle business from its automaking unit in a move aimed at giving birth to a global automative company with Chrysler.
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A sensing system that is said to be an economical means of meeting the FMVSS Section 5 requirements related to pinch protection of people and pets (and inanimate objects) from power windows, sun roofs, deck lids, lift gates, and sliding doors has been developed by Cooper-Standard Automative (www.
Its chief offshoots today are Windows Automative and Windows Mobile, the smartphone operating system.
Business report; consultant update; automative department update; audit draft.
Nissan was praised for its handling of the situation by Unite, but the union's automative industry officer, Roger Maddison, said: "The company is best placed of all car companies to be able to weather the economic storm.
The components operate in an environmental temperature range from -55[degrees]C to 125[degrees]C in mil/aero, defense, medical, automative brake system, electronic test, DC/DC convertor, and voltage regulation applications.
The first stop was Delhi, India, where I had 15 business meetings prior to working the 2008 Auto Expo, India's largest automative trade show that is held every two years.