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Hannover Messe 2013
Searching for the Next Industrial Revolution
Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor
As a first time visitor to Hannover Messe, I was a bit overwhelmed at the size and scope of the trade fair. I've never attended a show where 27 exhibition halls were in play. I've never worn out a pair of black dress shoes like I did during the Industrial Automation Tour. The program guide book for the first official day of the show (Monday April 8, 2013) was thicker than other exhibition schedules that span an entire week. Big was an understatement. By the end, my feet, shoulders and a large portion of my brain were shutting down and begging to return to my desk outside of Chicago. My goal the first couple days of the show was to find this elusive "fourth" industrial revolution everyone was talking about. Is it here? Is it coming? Was this just a strategic marketing ploy to get me to Germany to try the Schnitzel Madagascar?...
Tour the Siemens Booth at Hannover
Didn't have a chance to visit Hannover Messe this year? Well, it's not too late to see some of the booths. Here's a guided tour of the Siemens exhibit...
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AST Earns Recognition as John Deere Partner-Level Supplier
AST Bearings, an international supplier of bearing products and services, has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2012 in the John DeereR Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-Level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating...Read more.
Bosch Rexroth Reports Slight Gains
Bosch Rexroth grew again in the past fiscal year and generated sales revenues totaling EUR 6.5 billion. That is the highest value in the company's history. The supplier for machinery construction and automation equipment thereby defied the market decline in China and the recession in Europe...Read more.
AMT Reports Manufacturing Technology Orders Up from January
February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $385.89 million according to the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 5.7 percent from January... Read more.
For a current calendar of upcoming events related to mechanical power transmission, you can always visit our Events Page. Here are some upcoming events.
2013 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting
(April 25-27, 2013) Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA...Read more.
Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) 2013 Annual Convention
(May 4-7, 2013) Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spa, Hilton Head, South Carolina...Read more.
(May 5-8, 2013) McCormick Place, Chicago... Read more.
The Automation Conference 2013
(May 14-15, 2013)Chicago Marriott O'Hare... Read more.