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The eDrive Transmission Guide is available on the Gleason website.

Gleason Offers Stadtfeld's Latest Book: eDrive Transmission Guide
Today Gleason has four major concepts for high reduction transmissions which are ideal for electric vehicles and hybrid cars. Gleason has... (posted 2020-07-02)


Jeroen Decleer

Dana Makes Changes to Off-Highway Leadership Team
Dana Incorporated has made recent changes in the company’s off-highway leadership team.Jeroen Decleer has been named vice president... (posted 2020-07-01)


During the event, GM recognized 116 of its best suppliers from 15 countries.

SKF Named a GM Supplier of the Year
SKF was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during a virtual ceremony honoring the recipients of the company’s 28th a... (posted 2020-06-30)


Advanced Machine Reliability Resources Merges with Generation Systems
Advanced Machine Reliability Resources (AMRRI) and Generation Systems Inc. (GSI), creator of Lube-It management software, two of the most... (posted 2020-06-29)


The service center website help users with servicing, repairing, modernizing or upgrading hydraulic systems.

Bosch Rexroth Introduces Online Service Portal for Hydraulic Motors
Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new online service portal for its Hägglunds hydraulic motors, giving users a single source of informa... (posted 2020-06-26)


Daubert Cromwell is a manufacturer of corrosion inhibitor packaging for general industry.

Daubert Cromwell Completes REACH Certification
Daubert Cromwell has successfully completed all the requirements for certification with the European Union's REACH (Registration, Eva... (posted 2020-06-25)


Two feedstock options are available: QT 17-4 for use in the direct aged condition and QT 17-4+ for use in the as-printed condition.

QuesTek Announces High-Performance Stainless Steel Material for AM Applications
QuesTek Innovations LLC, recently announced a stainless steel composition for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing (AM) for use eithe... (posted 2020-06-24)


Digital Version of Dritev 2020 Runs June 24-25
Even in the corona crisis, the world of powertrain development does not stand still. Mobility and how it is driven remains the central fo... (posted 2020-06-23)


AMT Member Named ASME Congressional Fellow
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has announced that vice president and chief technology officer Tim Shinbara was ... (posted 2020-06-22)


Igus Develops New Energy Chain Online Shop
Igus has developed a new online shop for energy chains where users can filter products by category, application, and specifications. The ... (posted 2020-06-19)


MASTA online training workshops offer detailed operational training on the software.

SMT Webinar Series: Custom Reporting
Custom reporting is a powerful yet somewhat underutilized piece of functionality allowing MASTA users to streamline their workflow by cre... (posted 2020-06-18)


Ruland now inventories and supplies a wide range of slit couplings from Reliance Precision.

Ruland and Reliance Offer Slit Couplings through eCommerce Platform
Ruland Manufacturing and Reliance Precision have agreed to cooperate by offering Reliance designed and manufactured slit couplings throug... (posted 2020-06-17)


Eaton Recognized for Excellence in Augmented Reality
Power management company Eaton has been named a recipient of IDG’s 2020 CIO 100 award. For more than 30 years, the CIO 100 awards h... (posted 2020-06-16)


A3 Offers Five New Virtual Events
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has announced a lineup of five new virtual events taking place in the fall of 2020. As COVI... (posted 2020-06-15)


The next face-to-face TPS and related short courses will be held in Houston as originally scheduled on December 13-16, 2021.

Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia Cancelled for September 2020
The 49th Turbomachinery & 36th Pump Symposia (and short courses) scheduled for September 14 – 17, 2020 in Houston, Texas has be... (posted 2020-06-12)


The winner will be announced at the Hannover Messe digital event on July 14.

Deutsche Messe Announces Hermes Award Finalists
With the Hermes Award, Deutsche Messe AG annually recognizes a company whose product or solution has a particularly high degree of techno... (posted 2020-06-11)


Winshuttle and ABBYY Announce Partnership
Winshuttle is pleased to announce a new partnership with the leader in Intelligent Document Processing, ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence com... (posted 2020-06-10)


IMTS 2022 will run Sept. 13-18.

IMTS Cancelled for the First Time Since WWII
Because of health and safety requirements imposed by the state of Illinois for holding conventions, which include the availability of a v... (posted 2020-06-09)


Harshad Gujarathi

Global Gear Appoints New President
Harshad Gujarathi has been named president of Global Gear of Downers Grove, IL, effective June 1. Gujarathi will take over for Cory Ooyen... (posted 2020-06-08)


Auburn Bearing and Manufacturing Launches Redesigned Website
Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The revamped website features a cle... (posted 2020-06-08)


The show will now take place October 12-14 in Dresden, Germany.

IFK 2020 Fluid Power Conference Rescheduled for October
The 12th International Fluid Power Conference (12th IFK) will take place at the International Congress Center in Dresden, Germany, from O... (posted 2020-06-05)


A3 Offers Webinar on Autonomous Robots
What’s easy for humans can be so hard for a robot. But innovations in gripping, software, and collaborative robots are leading to r... (posted 2020-06-04)


PT WORK Force Supports PT/MC Employers
The PTDA Foundation, through its PT WORK Force initiative, has been working hard to assist power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) empl... (posted 2020-06-03)


The IMTS.com/supplychain website provides a repository of information to help manufacturers, OEMs and job shops increase resiliency when faced with future disruptions.

IMTS Offers Resources to Rebuild the Supply Chain
For the manufacturing industry, “We’re all in this together” means rebuilding fragile supply chains and rethinking part... (posted 2020-06-02)


Xometry Offers Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing
3D printing is a powerful tool for generating custom parts, often with complex geometries, and serves industries from aerospace and defen... (posted 2020-06-01)


Gaspar Gascon

Punch Powertrain Names Chief Technology Officer
Punch Powertrain, an independent supplier of innovative and clean powertrains for leading automotive manufacturers worldwide, has named G... (posted 2020-05-29)


The project aims to strengthen the reserves of the potable water production system and increase safety in Santiago's water supply.

WEG Supplies Special Motors for Water Production Project
According to the United Nations (UN) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Chile is one of the Latin American countries that... (posted 2020-05-28)


KISSsoft programs are used across the automotive market.

KISSsoft Expands Application Areas for Software Tools
The KISSsoft calculation program and its KISSsys system add-on are applicable in a wide range of fields. The software is well known for i... (posted 2020-05-27)


Orbitless will be participating in the TechFounders Virtual Demo Day on May 28.

Orbitless to Participate in TechFounders Virtual Demo Day
Orbitless will be participating in the TechFounders Virtual Demo Day on May 28. TechFounders is a 20-week international accelerator progr... (posted 2020-05-26)


Photo courtesy of Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd.

PCIM Asia Rescheduled for November
The organizers of PCIM Asia have confirmed that the 2020 edition of the fair will now take place from November 16-18 due in part to disru... (posted 2020-05-22)


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Castrol Offers "Back on Track" Promotion for Coolants
To help customers get their operations back up to full speed after a full or partial shutdown, Castrol is offering substantial savings to... (posted 2020-05-21)


Siemens' newest data exchange format ODB++Process helps enable the open exchange of process engineering information between disparate machines, software vendors, and stand-alone processes, helping accelerate new product introductions (NPIs) and first-time-right manufacturing.

Siemens Expands ODB Data Exchange Format
Siemens has announced the expansion of its ODB++ language intelligent, single data-structure for transferring PCB designs into fabricatio... (posted 2020-05-20)


Gleason Home Trainer Series Offers Free Education Opportunities
The Gleason Home Trainer Webinar series supports and informs customers and clients about gear manufacturing technology trends and solutio... (posted 2020-05-19)


Gates Donates More Than $535,000 to COVID-19 Response
Gates announces charitable donations of more than $535,000 in support of organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Directed by t... (posted 2020-05-18)


Elementum 3D Achieves ISO 9001 Certification
Elementum 3D, a developer and supplier of metal additive manufacturing (AM) materials, has announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 c... (posted 2020-05-15)


AMT Reports on Status of Manufacturing Technology Orders
U.S. manufacturing technology orders increased 8% in March from the previous month to $301.2 million, according to the latest U.S. Manufa... (posted 2020-05-14)


Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, Principal Scientist, SKF Research and Technology Development.

Guillermo Morales-Espejel Appointed Imperial College Visiting Professor
Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, principal scientist, SKF Research and Technology Development, has been awarded an honorary professorship by... (posted 2020-05-13)


Mike Harper

AutoGuide Mobile Robots Hires VP of Sales and Marketing
AutoGuide Mobile Robots recently announced the appointment of Mike Harper as vice president of sales and marketing. The experienced robot... (posted 2020-05-12)


Sulzer has been part of many non-conventional biofuel production, plastics recycling and bio-based plastic commercial production projects.

Sulzer Launches Bio-Based and Renewables Development Team
Sulzer Chemtech has announced the creation of a new global bio-based and renewables application development team. This will lead innovati... (posted 2020-05-11)


Voith and Moog Announce Strategic Partnership
The global technology company Voith Group and Moog Inc., both developers, manufacturers and suppliers of electric, hydraulic and hybrid d... (posted 2020-05-08)


This webinar will look at troubleshooting the MASTA model. The SMT support team will address some of the modeling and analysis mistakes that cause these problems.

SMT Webinar Series: Troubleshooting Your MASTA model
Sometimes MASTA models won’t run and users are tasked with the job of figuring out why. Join SMT for the fourth webinar of 2020. Th... (posted 2020-05-08)


Cutaway of Applied Motion Products' StepSERVO Integrated Motor with RENCO RCML 15 Encoder.

Heidenhain and Applied Motion Collaborate on Ventilator Project
In a collaborative effort to support the healthcare industry during this COVID-19 crisis, Heidenhain is working with Applied Motion Produ... (posted 2020-05-07)


The award-winning Subsea Valve Actuator from Bosch Rexroth enables the electrification of Subsea Production Systems not only for the development of greenfields but also for the modernization of brownfields.

Bosch Rexroth Wins Technology Award from OTC 2020
Bosch Rexroth won the Spotlight On New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2020) for its High Force and Low Vol... (posted 2020-05-06)


AD Member Sales Grow in Early 2020
With the backdrop of a global pandemic that impacted the end of the first quarter, AD reported a 2% increase in member sales across its 1... (posted 2020-05-05)


Eaton is working with Thogus, a local family-owned custom plastic injection molder, to rapidly produce face shields.

Eaton Collaborates with Thogus on Face Shield Design and Production
The global COVID-19 crisis is placing unprecedented demands on government and healthcare organizations, driving a critical need for front... (posted 2020-05-04)


ELIN Motoren manufactures electric motors and generators in small series, as well as individualized solutions for industrial applications.

Voith Completes Acquisition of ELIN Motoren GmbH
After receiving all the official approvals, Voith successfully completed the acquisition of ELIN Motoren GmbH on April 30, 2020. ELIN Mot... (posted 2020-05-01)


VELO3D Funding Paves the Way for Product Expansion
VELO3D has announced that it has raised $28 million in a Series D funding round. New investors Piva and TNSC joined the round, along with... (posted 2020-04-30)


Nathan Giles has joined NTN.

NTN Welcomes Giles to Automotive Aftermarket Team
NTN, the parent company of BCA and Bower Bearings, is pleased to announce the addition of Nathan Giles to its automotive aftermarket sale... (posted 2020-04-29)


This podcast will share tools, tips and new innovations to help Regal customers address their challenges in mechanical power transmission and achieve more success.

Regal Announces the Launch of a Mechanical Power Transmission Podcast
Regal Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission ... (posted 2020-04-28)


Proper reverse engineering ensures that FAA-PMA aircraft replacement bearings will meet or exceed the same rigorous quality, design and performance standards as those originally specified.

NES is a Full-Service Partner for FAA-PMA Bearing Certification and Manufacturing
Napoleon Engineering Services (NES) offers Reverse Engineering (RE) of type certified aircraft ball and roller bearings in support of FAA... (posted 2020-04-27)


The combined software allows bearings to be assessed within the context of full system level models.

SKF and SMT Collaborate on Software for Transmission Systems
By combining SKF and SMT’s technical analysis and optimization capabilities, engineers can now have a seamless experience when desi... (posted 2020-04-24)


Faulhaber has released its latest product catalog.

Faulhaber Presents 2020 - 2021 Catalog
On more than 650 pages, Faulhaber presents a comprehensive portfolio of highly developed miniature and micro drive technology in the new ... (posted 2020-04-23)


Electromate's core purpose is to help manufacturers compete globally by building better machines using differentiated automation technology.

Electromate Honored with Canadian Workplace Award
Electromate has been recognized as the 28th Best Workplace in Canada. This list, and related stories, appeared in a Special National Repo... (posted 2020-04-22)


Katarina Hundermark

Ovako Improves Sustainability Strategy
Sustainability is part of Ovako's DNA. It is integrated into everything the company does. Ovako's steel production is based on re... (posted 2020-04-21)


Knotts Company Announces Collaboration with Leuze
The Knotts Company, provider of automation solutions, has partnered with Leuze to offer an extensive line ofsensors and corresponding acc... (posted 2020-04-20)


MiR's global network of certified systems integrators ensure proper installation and service of the fleet.

Mobile Industrial Robots Adds Five Certified System Integrators to Global Network
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) recently announced the signing of five certified system integrators (CSI) in both North and South America.... (posted 2020-04-17)


A3 Offers Webinar on 3D Bin-Picking
With automation comes many challenges: ROI, reliability and downtime, cycle time, etc. In this A3 webinar, users will explore the ways 3D... (posted 2020-04-15)


MPIF Opens Registration for Basic PM Short Course
The powder metallurgy (PM) industry’s leading short course returns to State College, Pennsylvania, this August to bring together ne... (posted 2020-04-14)


Peter Terwiesch, president industrial automation, ABB.

ABB Accelerates Remote Connectivity Operation During COVID-19 Crisis
ABB recently expedited rollout and access to remote service tools and digital solutions across critical industries. “During th... (posted 2020-04-13)


The Foundation will award scholarships of up to $2,500 to students at the Technical/Associate level, and $5,000 annual scholarships to Undergraduate and Graduate students

Industry Employees Receive Preference for AGMA Foundation Scholarship Awards
The Covid-19 crisis will not stop the 2020 AGMA Foundation scholarship awards. The Foundation will award scholarships of up to $2,500 to ... (posted 2020-04-10)


GWJ eAssistant cylindrical gear pair: Tooth form for different profile shifts.

GWJ Technology Supports Virtual Teaching
With its web-based software eAssistant, GWJ Technology ideally supports the digitization in teaching and education.It has always be impor... (posted 2020-04-09)


Rotor Clip Supports Manufacturers Fighting COVID-19
Rotor Clip Company Inc. announced that it is giving its full support to customers that produce medical components or equipment needed to ... (posted 2020-04-09)


Production line at NKE in Steyr, Austria.

NKE Steyr Plant Reports Record Capacity in First Quarter
NKE Austria GmbH reports record capacity utilization at its Steyr plant: more than 1,000 large bearings were in production in the first q... (posted 2020-04-08)


Following the webinar, there will be a discussion on advanced positioning technology.

Physik Instrumente Offers Webinar on Intelligent Positioning in Photonics
In Silicon Photonics and other precision optical fields, production quantities have exponentiated and competition has intensified over th... (posted 2020-04-07)


Professor Wolfgang Reitzle, chairman of the supervisory board at Continental AG and chairman of the board of directors at Linde plc.

OrderFox Opens Up Digital CNC Marketplace Platform
The coronavirus shutdown is an extreme situation for the entire economy and is hitting the CNC industry hard. Although there is huge unce... (posted 2020-04-06)


EXSYS Celebrates 25th Anniversary
EXSYS Tool Inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary this June. For a quarter-century, EXSYS has served as a supplier of CNC tooling and tool ... (posted 2020-04-03)


The Call for Papers for upcoming CTI exhibitions has been extended.

CTI Extends Deadline for Call to Papers
The automotive industry is currently restructuring around topics such as zero-emission mobility, digitalization, artificial intelligence,... (posted 2020-04-02)


Universities can apply for a university license to make KISSsoft available for students. The university licenses are subject to separate commercial and licensing conditions.

KISSsoft Offers Software to Students
Nowadays, engineering studies should include the use of modern relevant software. For mechanical engineering students, these are mainly C... (posted 2020-04-01)


GMIS will take place via digital sessions in 2020.

GMIS Goes Digital to Debate the Industrial Future
The Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS), a joint initiative by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy a... (posted 2020-03-31)


The 105,000 sq ft. TCI Precision Metals facility remains open to support the needs of national health and safety, and critical infrastructure.

TCI Precision Metals Offers Rapid Response Program for Blanks
In accordance with Governor Newsom’s executive order, N-33-20, TCI Precision Metals remains open and in full operation to help miti... (posted 2020-03-30)


Siemens' designers and engineers are a part of the AM Network so they can answer design requests and help convert designs into printable files.

Siemens Opens Additive Manufacturing Network to Healthcare Providers
In response to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, Siemens is making its Additive Manufacturin... (posted 2020-03-27)


The Mech Lab Blog from Misumi USA looks at belt drives vs. ball screw actuators.

Misumi Mech Lab Examines Belt Drives Vs. Ball Screw Actuators
The challenge for mechanical automation systems in the past has been the successful conversion of rotational motion from electric or mech... (posted 2020-03-26)


Smalley now offers a Web Store and Live Chat for U.S. based visitors.

Smalley Offers Web Store and Live Chat
Smalley recently announced the launch of a Smalley Web Store and Live Chat for U.S. based visitors. Online ordering of wave springs, reta... (posted 2020-03-25)


AGMA Welcomes New Board Members
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) welcomes four new members to its board of directors. These directors will serve a thre... (posted 2020-03-24)


Precision measurements establish wear levels of important components.

Sulzer Service Centers Keeps U.S. Mining Industry Moving
Mining companies invest huge sums into their equipment, which needs to deliver high output round the clock. Planned maintenance plays an ... (posted 2020-03-23)


AGMA Releases Standard for Wind Turbine Gearboxes
The AGMA Technical Division is pleased to announce the publication of the following new AGMA publication: ANSI/AGMA 6006-B20, Standard fo... (posted 2020-03-20)


 Emerson will award two U.S. engineering students a $5,000 scholarship each, host them at

Emerson Opens 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program
In its continuing commitment to the success of tomorrow's workforce, Emerson announces the application period is now open for its 202... (posted 2020-03-19)


AD Holds Successful Live Virtual Member Meeting
On March 17, 2020 AD held its first ever live virtual member meeting, welcoming over 250 member distributors in their Industrial & Sa... (posted 2020-03-18)


Greg Cook

Motion Industries Names Cook Executive Vice President and CFO
Motion Industries, Inc. has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motion Industries, effective Ap... (posted 2020-03-17)


B&R Signs Deal with Automation Distribution
B&R Industrial Automation has announced that Automation Distribution, Inc (“ADI”) will serve as its distribution channel ... (posted 2020-03-16)


KISSsoft has launched a new, user-friendly website.

KISSsoft Launches New Website
With the launch of its new website, KISSsoft focuses its strategy on digitizing the customer section and presenting a clearly structured ... (posted 2020-03-13)


Since 2015, NAVYA has been using Velodyne lidar sensors in production for its autonomous shuttle fleet that provides mobility services to cities and private sites.

Velodyne Lidar Announces Sales Agreement with NAVYA
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has announced a multi-year sales agreement with NAVYA, a leading company in autonomous driving systems. Since 2015, ... (posted 2020-03-13)


Amorphology develops advanced gear systems for planetary spacecraft and rovers.

Amorphology Joins AGMA
Amorphology recently joined the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA). Amorphology applies advanced materials and manufacturing ... (posted 2020-03-12)


Hydraulic Institute Announces Board of Directors
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) installed new leadership during the 2020 Annual Conference at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa ... (posted 2020-03-12)


ASI Drives Acquired by ACCEDIA Group
ASI Drives, the trusted provider of transaxles and wheel drives for electric machines, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired b... (posted 2020-03-10)


USMTO Reports 32 Percent Decrease in Manufacturing Technology Orders
U.S. manufacturing technology orders decreased 32 percent in January from the previous month to $269 million, according to the latest U.S... (posted 2020-03-09)


MTConnect Members Elected to National Academy of Engineering
MTConnect Institute board of trustee members Stephan Biller, Ph.D., and Tom Kurfess, Ph.D., were elected in February to the National Acad... (posted 2020-03-06)


Jared Krieg

Bellofram Elastomeric Division Hires Two Regional Sales Managers
Bellofram Elastomeric Division, which makes and markets products as Bellofram Silicones and Bellofram Diaphragm, is responding to recent ... (posted 2020-03-05)


Louis Allis President Greg Peterson (left) and Worldwide Electric President & CEO Jim Taylor (right).

Worldwide Electric Acquires Louis Allis
Worldwide Electric, LLC has acquired Louis Allis, a specialty motor company based outside of Birmingham, Alabama. Both companies take pri... (posted 2020-03-04)


SMT Presents Cylindrical Gear Rating in MASTA Webinar
SMT will present its second webinar of 2020 on March 5th. This webinar will look at ISO 6336:2019 Cylindrical Gear Rating in MASTA. This ... (posted 2020-03-03)


Velodyne Puck sensors provide rich computer perception data that allows real-time object and free space detection needed for safe navigation and reliable operation.

Velodyne Announces Sales Agreement with Idriverplus
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. recently announced a sales agreement with Idriverplus to provide Puck sensors over three years. Idriverplus will use... (posted 2020-03-02)


A partnership between Currax and Flender is producing a high level of flexibility for their customers.

Currax Becomes Official Flender Solution Partner
Currax has become an official solution partner of Flender. The initiative is geared toward a comprehensive increase in efficiency through... (posted 2020-02-28)


There is increasing urgency for companies across industries to digitalize manufacturing to meet the demands of tomorrow, today.

ABI Research Names Siemens a Leader in Manufacturing Simulation Software
Industry experts at ABI Research, a global tech market advisory firm, recently named Siemens a leader in manufacturing simulation softwar... (posted 2020-02-27)


The yaw motors are to be fully refurbished before being reinstalled.

Sulzer Solves Wind Turbine Maintenance Challenges
In most cases, when a wind farm is built and handed over to the operator there is a contract that requires the operator to use the origin... (posted 2020-02-26)


Eric Steinbecher has been named to MEMA's board of directors.

Schaeffler's Eric Steinbecher Elected to MEMA Board of Directors
Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has announced that Eric Steinbecher, president, Automotive Aftermarket Americas, has... (posted 2020-02-25)


Paul Carlson has been named Tolomatic CEO.

Paul Carlson Named CEO of Tolomatic, Inc.
Paul Carlson has been named president and chief executive officer of Tolomatic, Inc.  Carlson has more than 30 years of manufacturin... (posted 2020-02-25)


The National Robotics League (NRL) is a manufacturing workforce development program of the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) where students design and build remote controlled robots (Bots) to face-off in a gladiator-style competition.

Big Kaiser Presents 4th Annual Donation to NRL
Customers and partners of Big Kaiser Precision Tooling teamed up to generate a $7,283 donation to benefit the National Robotics League (N... (posted 2020-02-24)


The AD E-Commerce Summit to place in Miami, Florida.

AD Welcomes 350+ During E-Commerce Summit
AD’s e-commerce solutions team welcomed over 350 attendees across eight divisions and two countries to its fourth e-commerce summit... (posted 2020-02-21)


MX linear motion guide from IKO.

IKO Offers Linear Guides for Robotics Competition
A team of middle- and high-school students in Gibsonton, Florida are showing off their math and science skills by designing, building a... (posted 2020-02-20)


The Make Marketplace offers manufacturing on-demand.

Dassault Systemes and Xometry Partner on Instant Part Production in Design Environment
Dassault Systèmes and Xometry recently announced their partnership to provide customers with a seamless, integrated way to produce... (posted 2020-02-19)


Electromate Recertified as a Great Place to Work
Electromate has been recertified as a Great Place to Work after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Inst... (posted 2020-02-18)


AGMA/ABMA Trade Webinar Series Registration Now Open
Webinar: Surviving the Trade Hurricane: Overview of Key U.S. Trade Issues and Prospects for 2020 and BeyondDate: March 6, 2020Time: 1:00 ... (posted 2020-02-17)


Robotic orders in 2019 saw a 50.3 percent increase from automotive OEMs and a 16.6 percent increase from plastics and rubber.

A3 Reports a Slight Increase in 2019 North American Robotic Orders
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), recently announced 2019 North American r... (posted 2020-02-14)


AGMA Releases Newly Affirmed Publications
The AGMA Technical Division is pleased to announce that ANSI has approved the reaffirmation of the following standards.ANSI/AGMA 6033-C08... (posted 2020-02-13)


Victrex Creates Joint-Venture to Manufacture PEEK in China
Victrex recently announced the creation of a joint-venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical... (posted 2020-02-12)


BCA was awarded the 2019 Rising Star Supplier of the Year award.

BCA Awarded 2019 Rising Star Supplier of the Year
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, is proud to be awarded the 2019 Rising Star Supplier of the Year award by the Auto-Wares Group o... (posted 2020-02-11)


ANSI Approves Reaffirmation of Four AGMA Standards
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) Technical Division is pleased to announce that the American National Standards Institu... (posted 2020-02-10)


MindSphere is a secure and scalable industrial end-to-end solution from asset connectivity to actionable business insights utilized to increase productivity and efficiency across the entire enterprise.

Siemens Mindsphere Named IoT Software Leader
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the potential to significantly improve global productivity and growth, with Accenture esti... (posted 2020-02-07)


Faulhaber Drive Selection Tool

Faulhaber Offers Drive Selection Tool
Determine the Faulhaber drive system required for projects with the user-friendly Faulhaber Drive Selection Tool, an ideal solution for d... (posted 2020-02-06)


The Dana facility offers the repair, service, and assembly of industrial gearboxes, including the ability to custom-make gears up to 6.5 feet.

Dana Opens Gearbox Repair and Service Center in Slidell, Louisiana
Dana Incorporated has announced that it has opened the doors to a nearly 32,000 square-foot (3,000 square-meter) facility in Slidell, Lou... (posted 2020-02-05)


Mathew Rekow

Velodyne Lidar Names Mathew Rekow as New CTO
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced Mathew Rekow as its new chief technology officer (CTO). Rekow assumes the CTO role following Anand Gopalan... (posted 2020-02-04)


Winshuttle Examines ERP Users in Latest Manufacturing Report
The majority of manufacturers are under pressure to launch more products, faster than ever, and cite automating manual processes as the b... (posted 2020-02-03)


AGMA Releases Publication on Cylindrical Involute Gearing
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the release of ANSI/AGMA 2002-D19, Tooth Thickness and Backlash Measurement of Cylindrical... (posted 2020-01-31)


Liebherr celebrates 50 years in the United States in 2020.

Liebherr Celebrates 50 Years in the United States
Liebherr in the United States is celebrating 50 years of success as a leading manufacturer in North America this year. With its 50th anni... (posted 2020-01-30)


Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires Laron, a Mechanical and Electric Motor Repair Service Provider
Ohio Transmission Corporation recently announced the acquisition of Laron Inc., a leading service provider of mechanical and electric mot... (posted 2020-01-30)


SMT Offers Cylindrical Gear Microgeometry Webinar
Join SMT for the company's first webinar of 2020. This webinar will look at Cylindrical Gear Microgeometry in MASTA, covering a range... (posted 2020-01-29)


Ed Crawford (left), Jack Templin (right)

AD Forms Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
After six years as president of AD’s Electrical Business Unit and chief marketing officer, Ed Crawford has elected to retire effect... (posted 2020-01-28)


SKF QuickCollect

SKF QuickCollect Sensor Gains Hazardous Area Approval
SKF has gained hazardous area approval for its QuickCollect sensor, which collects vibration and temperature data. The new approval, to b... (posted 2020-01-27)


Sadaf Irfan

Lafert North America Appoints Sadaf Irfan Inside Sales Representative
Sadaf Irfan, a versatile and target-oriented professional was recently appointed inside sales representative to Lafert North America. Irf... (posted 2020-01-24)


The new Currax website adds value with new design concept.

Currax Launches New Website
The Hamburg-based specialist for pioneering drive technology is proud to present its new website. The new layout is neat, clear and easy ... (posted 2020-01-23)


Bosch Rexroth's drive-integrated SafeMotion machine safety platform has received the ODVA's CIP Safety over EtherNet/IP certification, adding to the company's capabilities to support major safety automation buses.

Bosch Rexroth SafeMotion Achieves CIP Safety Over EtherNet/IP Certification from ODVA
New certification gives machine builders more options to utilize Bosch Rexroth’s drive-integrated SafeMotion functionality, even wi... (posted 2020-01-22)


Nils Herzberg (Open Industry) and Uwe Lorenz (Dunkermotoren)

Dunkermotoren Joins Open Industry 4.0 Alliance
The digitalization of factories and plants as well as the Internet of Things promise new possibilities for the automation industry. In th... (posted 2020-01-21)


AGMA Releases Publication on Lubrication of Industrial Gear Drives
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the release of AGMA ISO 18792-A19, Lubrication of industrial gear drives. Gear lubric... (posted 2020-01-20)


The Birmingham location features a new 5-ton crane.

Timken Expands Manufacturing Capability of Southeast Regional Gear Repair Facility
The Timken Company has announced that renovations are complete and new services operational at the Philadelphia Gear Southeast Regional g... (posted 2020-01-17)


Total U.S. manufacturing technology orders through November 2019.

Manufacturing Technology Industry Optimistic About 2020 Despite Decrease in November Orders
U.S. manufacturing technology orders fell 15 percent in November from the previous month to $320 million, according to the latest U.S. Ma... (posted 2020-01-16)


The winner of the 2019 Engineer Powerwoman was Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini.

Hannover Accepting Nominations for Engineer Powerwoman 2020
This coming April, the eighth consecutive Engineer Powerwoman award will be presented by Deutsche Messe. The award is worth 5,000 euros a... (posted 2020-01-14)


Chris Pacer

Motion Industries Names Pacer to Vice President - Central Group
Motion Industries, Inc. has named Chris Pacer to vice president of the company’s Central Group – effective January 1, 2020.A ... (posted 2020-01-13)


Company leaders from Sumitomo and Luftex Gears.

Sumitomo Acquires Luftex Gears
Sumitomo Machinery Corp. of America (SMA), one of the nation’s leading industrial gearbox manufacturers, is pleased to announce the... (posted 2020-01-10)


Vijay Natarajan

Metal Exchange Corporation Announces Growth Strategy
Metal Exchange Corporation is pleased to announce that Vijay Natarajan, global business manager, has been promoted to executive vice pres... (posted 2020-01-09)


Tony Wood

Meggitt Executive Named ADS President
Tony Wood, chief executive of Meggitt PLC and former Rolls-Royce president, aerospace, has been appointed ADS president, succeeding Colin... (posted 2020-01-09)


Regal Power Transmission Products Migrate to New Website
Regal Beloit Corporation has merged three websites into one. Customers who used to visit regalpts.com, grovegear.com or hubcityinc.com fo... (posted 2020-01-08)


Recent Siemens PAVE360 demonstrations featured Arm's automotive and IP technology.

Siemens Digital Industries Partners with Arm on Automotive Technology
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced a partnership with global semiconductor IP leader Arm, that will bring leading edge IP,... (posted 2020-01-07)


This A3 webinar will examine methods for purchasing automation systems.

A3 Webinar Examines Automated System Purchases
A3 will present the webinar "How to Purchase an Automated System," on January 9, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 ET. This webinar will h... (posted 2020-01-06)


Voith Plans to Acquire Toscotec and ELIN Motoren
Voith is planning another acquisition in the paper sector by acquiring 90% of the shares in Italian company Toscotec S.p.A. The correspon... (posted 2020-01-03)