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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter February 2015 Edition

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Blogging the Good Stuff!

February 2015

Norm Parker

Norm Parker is getting great reviews on the PTE Blog. Here are some topics recently posted. To see more Click Here

Treat Your Suppliers Well

I think of suppliers as the real gatekeepers of the technology that I need. Are they going to really step up to the plate and give me their best if I am condescending and treat them as if my time is more valuable than theirs? No, they aren’t. Are they going to tell me what they have in the pipeline 3-5 years from now if they think I’m going to turn around and tell their competitor? Of course not.

Just How Big Are the Biggest Bearings?

Chasing down THE largest bearing is tricky…because everyone wants the credit and most of the largest bearings are custom built with only 1 or 2 being built with a couple of replacements. Certainly, we can narrow the field down to some select.

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High Precision Positioning Gearbox

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Latest News

Here's the latest from the mechanical power transmission industry.

North American Robotics Market has Strongest Year Ever in 2014
Robot orders and shipments in North America set new records in 2014, according to Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry&rsqu... Read more.

Kent Furst Named Manager of Freedonia Group's Polymers and Materials Group
Kent Furst was recently promoted to manager of the polymers and materials group at The Freedonia Group, Inc. Furst has worked as ... Read more.

Thomas W. Rouse Named President of C&U Americas
C&U Americas, LLC, the North American subsidiary of The C&U Group, recently named Thomas W. Rouse as its new president. The annou... Read more.

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