IMPCO Machine Tools, Lansing, Mich., received orders for five microfinishing systems to be delivered to the OEM plants in Mexico and the USA. Order total is $3.5 million. Each robot-loaded system is designed to microfinish the bearing diameter to millionths of an inch (1 µm) on a family of 300 mm rotor shafts used in the drivetrain of electric vehicles.
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, has announced the addition of 16 new product SKUs to the BCA aftermarket product line. BCA’s March 2022 release includes wheel hub assemblies and repair kits for a number of import and domestic applications and represents premium coverage for over 6.9 million vehicles in operation.
Solve Industrial Motion Group has hired Mark Chandler as the chief operating officer (COO). Chandler brings decades of supply chain, operations, and distribution experience to the company’s executive leadership team.
Dodge Industrial, Inc. has named David Gilbert as its new president effective immediately. Gilbert joined Dodge nearly 20 years ago and is an experienced manufacturing and operations management leader with proven knowledge and demonstrated results in the industrial automation industry.