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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter February 2012

Your Monthly Resource on Power Transmission and Motion Control


February 2012

PTE's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on mechanical power transmission and motion control.

Here you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

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For Some Industries, Rare Earth Elements Becoming Rarer Still

by Jack McGuinn, Senior Editor

For Some Industries, Rare Earth Elements Becoming Rarer Still

The manufacturing world is filled with wonders—both natural and man-made—but its workings usually go unnoticed and underappreciated by those who benefit from it most—us. And that fact is no more apparent than is the case of rare earth metals. These metals have very special and useful optical and magnetic properties, including magnets... Read more.


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Industry News

You can always find the latest news in the power transmission and motion control industry at Here are some examples of news from the industry.

OE Bearings Partners with Revolvo
OE Bearings has established a successful partnership with major U.K. SRB manufacturer, Revolvo. The success of the partnership is based upon OE Bearing's local stocks of SRB, plus its engineering excellence and service...Read more.

Nook Recognized for Operational Excellence
Linear motion control systems and components manufacturer, Nook Industries, located in Cleveland, Ohio, was recently recognized by Motion Industries, Inc. as a key supplier at its' Operational Excellence Supplier Partnership (OESP) program at the North American 2011 Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia...Read more.

Miller Bearings Joins EPTDA
The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading European organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion control (PT/MC) industry, is privileged to announce it recently welcomed Miller Bearings Inc., a distributor company based in the United States, as an active member... Read more.

Lenze Announces Significant Growth in 2011
Lenze Americas, a global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology, today announced strong double-digit growth in sales for 2011, highlighted by many new and enhanced products launched throughout the year...Read more.

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