Power Transmission Engineering Industry News 2009

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Quality Job Salaries up Three Percent
According to the American Society for Quality's (ASQ) annual salary survey, the average quality job salary rose three percent from 20... (posted 2009-12-28)


Michigan Automatic Turning Purchases AA Gear
AA Gear LLC and Michigan Automatic Turning Inc. completed the purchase of the assets of Ann Arbor Machine Gear Division. Michigan Automat... (posted 2009-12-11)


Techno CNC Routers Revamps Website
Techno, Inc. CNC Routers announces the launch of its newly revamped website, www.technocnc.com. After much consideration and design, the ... (posted 2009-12-07)


Brevini Holds Topping Off Ceremony
Local Indiana state and federal officials along with Brevini Group president Renato Brevini and others gathered for a topping off ceremon... (posted 2009-12-03)


GETRAG Changes Management
The shareholders and advisory board of GETRAG Group appointed Mihir Kotecha, CEO of GETRAG FORD Transmissions GmbH, as CEO of GETRAG Grou... (posted 2009-11-11)


Vacon Extends Services in Latin America
Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon Group is extending services in Brazil by adding to staff and moving to a larger facility. "Now ... (posted 2009-10-27)


Auburn Gear Welcomes Sales Manager
Craig Wisner (pictured) was appointed regional sales manager for Auburn Gear. He reports to Greg Henderson, director of marketing. He is ... (posted 2009-10-16)


NEMA Publishes Third Edition Metal Cable Tray Systems Standard
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published VE 1-2009 Metal Cable Tray Systems. The standard is also published... (posted 2009-10-08)


Barnhart Announces Western Region Office in California
Barnhart Crane and Rigging opened a Western Region Office and local branch in Long Beach, CA. The Long Beach branch will serve as an ... (posted 2009-10-02)


Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Opens Online Shop for Mechanical Face Seals
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has opened an E-Shop for ordering mechanical face seals. The Spare Parts E-Shop is open 24/7 at www.face-s... (posted 2009-10-01)


Hydraulic Institute Chooses Board of Directors, Awards Industry Leaders
During the Hydraulic Institute's (HI) 92nd Annual Meeting in Marco Island, FL, the 2009 Board of Directors and Officers were elected,... (posted 2009-09-30)


IQwind and Guascor Partner to Commercialize Variable IQGear Technology for Wind Turbines
IQwind and Guascor announced that they will partner to commercialize and bring to market the IQGear, a high efficiency variable gearbox f... (posted 2009-09-10)


GE Forms Gear Venture with Chinese Partner
GE Drivetrain Technolgies, a unit of GE Transportation, has formed a joint venture company with Chongqing XinXing Fengneng Investment Co.... (posted 2009-08-27)


Ideal Gear and Machine Works Celebrates 90 Years Supporting Power Transmission Industry
After 90 years, Ideal Gear and Machine Works looks to the future with new investments in people, expanded capacity and equipment, inclu... (posted 2009-08-21)


FMS Awarded for Outstanding PM Part
The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) presented FMS Corporation with the Outstanding Powder Metallurgy Parts Grand Prize in the l... (posted 2009-08-19)


ASTM Publishes Standard for Hybrid Roller Bearings
Increasing use of silicon nitride rollers in recent years has led to the development of ASTM F2094/F2094M, Specification for Silicon Nitr... (posted 2009-08-19)


Service Engineering, Inc. publishes new website
Service Engineering, Inc., an Indiana-based parts handling, automation and feeder bowl equipment manufacturer, announces the launch of it... (posted 2009-07-07)


IFE Americas Launched by Swedish IFE Group
Global supplier of fluid systems components and electrical distribution systems components IFE Group AB of Sweden, has established IFE Am... (posted 2009-06-08)


NEMA Publishes Two Cable Standards
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published RV 1-2008, Applications and Installation Guidelines for Armored Cable (AC... (posted 2009-06-04)


Supplementary Facility Opened to Serve Power Generator Customers
Hennig, Inc. has opened a new building in Rockford, IL for designing, engineering and fabricating enclosures for the power generator and ... (posted 2009-05-08)


Custom Sensors and Technologies Names CEO
Hal Grant now holds the position of CEO for Custom Sensors and Technologies, a Schneider Electric company headquartered in Moorpark, CA.&... (posted 2009-05-08)


Drive and Control Technology for Wind Turbines Brochure Published by Bosch Rexroth
Rexroth announces a new brochure, Drive & Control Technology for Wind Turbines, highlighting its industrial hydraulics technology dev... (posted 2009-04-27)


MIM Materials Standard Released
An addendum to the 2007 edition of MPIF Standard 35, "Materials Standards for Metal Injection Molded Parts," has been released.... (posted 2009-04-23)


Addition of Robot Blasting Cell Enables Shot Peening Demonstration
Guyson Corporation expanded its engineering test laboratory with the purchase of a robotic blast system to sustain application developmen... (posted 2009-04-23)


Hansen Delivers First Gearbox from Chinese Facility
Hansen Transmissions announced the delivery of the first gearbox manufactured in the new facility in the Beichen Hi-tech Industrial Park,... (posted 2009-04-13)


Air-Operated Transporters Manufacturer Celebrates 25 Years
Vibro Industries celebrates the 25th anniversary of its line of Air-Operated Transporter Conveying Systems. Since the product's intro... (posted 2009-04-06)


Skills Certification System Targets High Unemployment, Unfilled Manufacturing Jobs
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is partnering with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and The Manufacturing Ins... (posted 2009-04-02)


Rotork Valve Actuators Ordered for Major Chinese Refinery
Over 1,000 Rotork intelligent electric valve actuators were ordered for installation in the Qinzhou Refinery, a $1.6 billion project in S... (posted 2009-04-02)


Master Distributors Expands Cynergy3 Partnership
The complete range of products by Cynergy3 Components, including reed relays and liquid level sensors, are now offered by Master Distribu... (posted 2009-04-02)


IQwind is Awarded Red Herring Top 100 Global Company
IQwind, a developer of variable gear technology that improves the energy generation efficiency of wind turbines, announced that it has b... (posted 2009-03-19)


Convex Joins SynqNet Partnership Program
Danaher Motion Performance Controls recently announced that Korean control system specialist, Convex, has become a member of the SynqNet ... (posted 2009-03-03)


Meyer Appointed President of Thomson
Ron Meyer is now president of Thomson, a Danaher Motion company. Meyer is responsible for driving the strategy and management of Thomson... (posted 2009-02-17)


Forest City Gear Invests in Capital Equipment
Forest City Gear has announced it has invested more than $6 million in the purchase of new capital equipment during the last 18 months. T... (posted 2009-02-12)


Hydraulic Institute Grows by Six
Six companies joined the Hydraulic Institute (HI) in 2008 as members and associate members. The new members include: Smith & Lo... (posted 2009-02-04)


EPTDA Elects New Board of Directors
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) has a new Board of Directors, elected by the general assembly of members... (posted 2009-02-04)


Bishop-Wisercarver President Joins CMTA Board
The California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA) extended an invitation to Pamela Kan, president of Bishop-Wisecarver Corpo... (posted 2009-01-30)