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SIMATIC is the name of an automation system which was developed by the German company Siemens.The automation system controls machines used for industrial production. This system makes it possible for machines to run automatically.
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The building society was created to allow working-class people in Halifax to invest their money in a local and 'mutual' organisation. In 1928 it merged with the Halifax Equitable Building Society and changed its name to the Halifax Building Society. In 1973 the Halifax built its headquarters on Trinity Road in Halifax.