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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter October 2012

Your Monthly Resource on Power Transmission and Motion Control


October 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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Plastic Gearing Continues its Unbreakable Run

by Jack McGuinn, Senior Editor

IANA 2012 Senior Editor Jack McGuinn takes a look at the plastic gearing industry, including trends, statistics, and insightful Q&A with industry insiders... Read more.


Andantex Turntable Drive Solutions Turntable Drive Solutions
Redex-Andantex MSR 2- speed gearboxes offer turnkey drive technology for both continuous rotation (turning) and accurate positioning (C-Axis) of vertical lathe turntables. Combining a MSD 2-speed gearbox with high quality spiral bevel gearbox, eliminates the need for a complex & expensive gearbox with a clutching mechanism for C-Axis. The main drive motors are 1/2 the size of a conventional solution because they share the load 50/50 during turning operations.

Andantex USA Inc.
Phone: 732 493 2812

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.

Spungen Named President of Peer Chain Company
Peer Chain Company, an industrial chain provider, recently announced that Glenn Spungen joined the company as president effective October 1, 2012. Spungen will manage all facets of the operation and oversee the expansion of the third-generation family business...Read more.

NFPA Releases Latest Market Study
The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for August 2012 decreased 0.5% compared to August 2011, and increased 8.4% compared to last month...Read more.

Gearbox and Geared Motor Shipments Up in 2012
Precision gearboxes and geared motor shipments were 69 percent higher in 2011 than in 2009 because of increased manufacturing output in 2010 and 2011. IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., projects further growth in the market for precision gearboxes and geared motors, but expects precision geared product sales to slow through 2016... Read more.

Bosch Rexroth Names Boehm Vice President Machinery Applications and Engineering
Bosch Rexroth Corporation recently announced that Michael Boehm has been named vice president machinery applications and engineering. In his new role, Boehm will oversee product development, sales and operations for the company's machinery applications and engineering business unit which includes bulk material handling, marine and offshore, filtration systems, service, industrial manufacturing equipment and hydraulic power technologies...Read more.

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