Power Transmission Engineering Industry News 2017

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Ritter Technology Acquires Primet Fluid Company
Ritter Technology, LLC has acquired Primet Fluid Power Company located in Hammond, Indiana. This acquisition strengthens Ritter's com... (posted 2017-02-24)

MCMA Reports Growth on Global Motion Control Shipments
Global shipments for motion control products increased by 10.3 percent to $3.3 billion in 2016, according to new statistics released by t... (posted 2017-02-23)

SKF Destroys 15 Tons of Fake Bearings
SKF has recently completed legal proceedings against a dealer of counterfeit bearings in Greece. Initiated in 2009, a total of 15 tons of... (posted 2017-02-22)

SDP/SI Moves to New Manufacturing Facility
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) has begun operations in a brand new world-class facility designed to greatly improve ef... (posted 2017-02-21)

Gleason Acquires KISSsoft AG
Gleason Corporation has announced that it has acquired KISSsoft AG, located in Bubikon, Switzerland. KISSsoft is a leader in the developm... (posted 2017-02-16)

Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes Industrial Internet Reference Architecture v1.8
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the global, member-driven organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the Industrial I... (posted 2017-02-16)

THK Introduces Online Resource Center
THK America, Inc. has developed an online Resource Center packed with the latest industry insight and information. Built into the naviga... (posted 2017-02-16)

KISSsoft 03/2017 Beta Version is Available for Testing
The KISSsoft 03/2017 Beta Version has now been released for a test run. The final release will be available April 24th, 2017 - just in ti... (posted 2017-02-15)

AMETEK Solidstate Controls Appoints Technical Training Manager
Craig Williams, a 16-year veteran of the power quality industry, has joined AMETEK Solidstate Controls (SCI) as technical training manage... (posted 2017-02-14)

Brother Gearmotors Hires Director of Sales
Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers a wide range of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmot... (posted 2017-02-13)

Lenze Receives Team Leadership Award
Lenze has been recognized by Automation World magazine with a First Team Leader in Automation Award for drives technology. The 2016 recip... (posted 2017-02-09)

MPIF Appoints New Executive Director and CEO
The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI International (APMI) have selected industry veteran James P. Adams to succeed C. J... (posted 2017-02-08)

Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires Assets of Argo International in New Jersey
Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment distributor and service provider headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, recently announc... (posted 2017-02-08)

Force Control Announces New Western Regional Manager
Force Control Industries announces the addition of Mike Fox as new Western regional manager, supporting reps and distributors, OEM and in... (posted 2017-02-07)

Sulzer Breaks Ground on Texas Pump Facility
As part of the company’s continued investment program, Sulzer is building a new, state-of-the-art pump services facility in Pasaden... (posted 2017-02-06)

Timken Appoints Managing Director of Canadian Operation
The Timken Company has announced the appointment of Sean Hazelton to managing director for Canada for the company's process indu... (posted 2017-02-03)

Stauff Announces New Michigan Location
Jeff Behling, president and CEO of Stauff Corporation, recently announced the move of its Ann Arbor location to a much larger 52,000 sq. ... (posted 2017-02-02)

Eriez Celebrates 75 Years in 2017
2017 marks 75 years in business for Erie, PA-based Eriez. From humble beginnings in 1942, Eriez has evolved into a world leader in separa... (posted 2017-02-01)

NEMA Reports Guarded Optimism Regarding Business Conditions for 2017
Mixed in with guarded optimism, panel comments also noted some market softness and uncertainty about the policy course being charted by W... (posted 2017-01-31)

Rexnord Offers Shorter Standard Lead Times for Falk V-Class
Rexnord has established new, shorter standard lead times for products and accessories within the Falk V-Class Gear Drive portfolio, ... (posted 2017-01-30)

PTDA Welcomes Seven New Members
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed seven new member companies. Distributor MembersAcme Armatur... (posted 2017-01-27)

Elmo Motion Control Expands Operations
Elmo commenced product manufacturing in Poland in Q2 2015. The new EU production facility is part of Elmo's strategic plan to enhance... (posted 2017-01-26)

A3 Launches Trade Association in Mexico
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has announced that it is forming a not-for-profit trade association that is specifically de... (posted 2017-01-25)

DMDII Opens Online Digital Manufacturing Courses
Enrollment has opened for the first three online courses of a 10-course “101” series focused on harnessing data to make Ameri... (posted 2017-01-24)

Rosa Named President of Lenze Americas
Lenze SE, a global leader and manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drive, motion control and automation technologies, recently annou... (posted 2017-01-23)

LMI Aerospace Appoints Jay Inman President of Engineering Services, Keith Schrader Vice President of Operations
LMI Aerospace Inc. has appointed Jay Inman as president of engineering services, a role he had been serving on an interim basis since Sep... (posted 2017-01-20)

Gilman Hires Application Engineer
Gilman Precision, manufacturer of customized linear and rotary motion systems based in Grafton, WI, is pleased to announce Donald Hunkel ... (posted 2017-01-19)

Altra Completes Acquisition of Stromag
Altra Industrial Motion Corp., a global manufacturer and marketer of electromechanical power transmission and motion control products, an... (posted 2017-01-18)

Hansford Sensors Publishes White Paper on Early Bearing Failure Detection
Hansford Sensors, a manufacturer of vibration monitoring equipment, has published a new white paper that reveals how to use envelope sign... (posted 2017-01-17)

Nuttall Gear Implements NQA-1 Nuclear Quality Assurance Program
Nuttall Gear has announced its implementation of the NQA-1 Nuclear Quality Assurance Program. This program allows Nuttall Gear to provide... (posted 2017-01-16)

NEMA Publishes 2017 Electrical Standards Catalog
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published the 2017 edition of its Electrical Standards & Products G... (posted 2017-01-13)

Zink Takes Over as CEO Automotive at Schaeffler AG
Matthias Zink has assumed his position as a member of the executive board of Schaeffler AG as of January 1, 2017. He is as Co-CEO Automot... (posted 2017-01-12)

MetalTek Names Kubick COO
MetalTek International has promoted E. J. Kubick into the position of chief operating officer. Kubick has served MetalTek in a variety of... (posted 2017-01-11)

In-Tech Hires 100th Associate in the United States
In-Tech recently announced that its center in Greer, South Carolina, just appointed its 100th associate. In 2013, the U.S. In-Tech affili... (posted 2017-01-10)

ITAMCO Attends White House Event
ITAMCO attended an event at the White House hosted by the National Economic Council on Wednesday, December 21. The function was held in r... (posted 2017-01-09)

EPTDA Welcomes Six New Members
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion c... (posted 2017-01-06)

Schaeffler Expands Expertise in Electric Mobility
The automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler recently concluded a purchase contract with Semikron International GmbH for the acquisi... (posted 2017-01-05)

Steiner Electric Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
Electrical, industrial, and generator distributor Steiner Electric is proud to announce it has reached a major milestone that few compani... (posted 2017-01-04)

Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires C&C Industrial and Midway Industrial Supply
Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, recently announc... (posted 2017-01-03)