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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter August 2013

Your Monthly Resource on Mechanical Power Transmission


September 18, 2013

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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Gear Expo—Live from the Show

If you are a buyer of gears and you didn't come to Indianapolis for Gear Expo, you are missing a great opportunity to meet some of the premier gear and gearbox suppliers in the world. For a taste of what you might be missing, check out our directory of gear manufacturers from the August issue

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Andantex KRPX Rack and Pinion Drive KRPX Rack and Pinion Drive
Turnkey high class planetary Servo-Gearhead, dedicated to Rack & pinion applications, the Redex-Andantex KRPX offers cost effective, easy to implement, high performing solutions for moving column or gantry machine types as well as many other applications. The KPRX allows perfect mounting on both sides of the machine frame and enables true zero backlash when coupled with an electrical preload system.
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Industry News

Infigen Energy Chooses Romax for Remote Monitoring Services
Infigen Energy, owner and operator of 24 wind farms across the USA and Australia has chosen Romax as its independent provider to support the company in reducing downtime costs on two of its wind farms currently being monitored in the United States...Read more.

Thomson Products Featured on Extreme Homes
Virginia Tech's Lumenhaus will appear in an upcoming episode of Extreme Homes. Tune in and see Thomson technology in action. The episode airs Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 9PM. (Check your local listings.) The program description is "Yoga, Ocean Liner, Fossils."...Read more.

Scoles Named to SEMA's 35 Under 35 List
QA1 recently announced that the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA) has named QA1 President Melissa Scoles to SEMA's 35 Under 35, a list of 35 young and rising stars in the aftermarket industry... Read more.


Upcoming Events

EPTDA Annual Convention
(September 18-20, 2013)Hilton Molino Stucky, Venice, Italy. EPTDA's annual conventions are highly acclaimed by PT/MC professionals as being a leading event in the industry, providing time- and cost-saving solutions for expanding business networks and enhancing knowledge...Read more.

PTDA Industry Summit
(October 3-5, 2013)J. W. Marriott Desert Springs, Palm Desert, California. The theme for this year's Industry Summit -- Working Without a Net? -- reflects how, despite all of the communications bombarding us daily, it takes collaboration to find the right information to move your company forward. Fortunately for those in the power transmission/motion control distribution channel...Read more.

International Conference on Gears 2013
(October 7-9, 2013)Garching, Germany. This conference is a broad platform for equipment manufacturers and producers and researchers of gear and transmission systems to present new solutions and their latest research results... Read more.


Fabco Career Opportunity CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Since 1918 Fabco Automotive Corporation has formed a reputation based upon innovative engineering, sophisticated manufacturing and responsive customer service. Today, we are a UL Certified TS16949 tier 1 transportation industry supplier that designs and builds a broad range of Steer Drive Axles, Transfer Cases, Split Shaft Power Take Offs, Specialty Gearboxes and other industry leading products and services. We are located in Livermore, California, with operations in Livonia, Michigan and Steyr, Austria.

We are seeking an energetic and experienced person to become our Account Manager. This position has a product focus of selling power transmission components (gearboxes, transmissions and powertrain drives) to specialty markets such as oil and gas, mining, industrial, marine and specialty vehicle. Extensive experience is required in sales management and technical sales support for such products and industries. This can be a home-office based position with up to 75% travel required.

Please go to our Career Opportunities page at for more details about this career opportunity.

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