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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter August 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Power Transmission and Motion Control


August 2011

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

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

Latest News

Manufacturing Technology Orders Up

June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $459.39 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA)... Read more

Fozo Named Operations Manager at South Bend Gear

Doug Fozo has been named operations manager for South Bend Gear, a new joint venture of Schafer Gear Works, Inc. with headquarters in South Bend, Ind., and Somaschini S.p.A. of Italy... Read more

Hydraulic Institute Opens Registration for Fall Meeting

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced that the annual HI Fall Meeting will take place on October 4 - 8, 2011, at The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Registration is now open... Read more

Dunkermotoren Acquires Copely Motion Systems

Dunkermotoren with its headquarters in Bonndorf/Black Forest, Germany, invests in the expansion of their drive technology product portfolio and has taken over the business of Copely Motion Systems (CMS) with its headquarters in Basildon, east of London... Read more

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Plenty to See and Do—By Design

2011 Design & Manufacturing Midwest Exposition and Conference—and More

2011 Design and Manufacturing Midwest Show

In reliable fashion, this year's show presents front-and-center leading suppliers of the software, raw materials, manufacturing equipment, components, sub-assemblies and contract services used to design and produce finished OEM products and components...Read more.

photo courtesy of Dunkermotor USA


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Product Updates

You can always find the latest in power transmission and motion control technology at Here are some examples of new products that have been posted recently.

B&R Safety Standard Utilized in Packaging Industry
On the one hand, large international companies such as Nestlé rely on a flexible choice of machines from various manufacturers...Read more.

Misumi Positioning Stages Offer Practical Solutions
Misumi USA, Inc. reports that electronic product manufacturers have found a wide range of applications for the company's low-cost ...Read more.

Zero-Max Couplings Withstand Rigors of Servomotor Systems
Zero-Max Composite Disc (CD) Shaft Couplings combine high performance materials, design features and precision to withstand the rigors of... Read more.

Forest City Gear Expands Machine Capabilities
Forest City Gear has acquired three Haas turning centers to improve the throughput at its gearmaking facility.  The company has made...Read more.


Featured Event (advertisement)

Transform Power Into Profits at Gear Expo 2011Gear Expo
Recognized as the Worldwide Gear Industry Event, this year's Gear Expo (November 1-3 in Cincinnati, OH) promises to deliver the latest technology, equipment and services that cover the entire manufacturing process. There is so much value in Gear Expo 2011 that you can't afford to miss it! Just a few of the highlights include:
• A sold-out expo hall with the latest in gear technology
• High-profile expert speakers providing gear education
• Networking events that will create profitable partnerships

No question about it, Gear Expo 2011 is the event not to be missed! Visit and register today!


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