Articles About USA
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If you read only one article this issue, it should be Norm Parker’s article on the Chinese bearing manufacturing industry. Parker is an engineer with General Motors, a true industry insider who has become a regular contributor to Power Transmission Engineering.
A nose-in-the-tent peek at the booths featuring mechanical motion components.
Corporate and personnel announcements from the April 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
Process Expo and Pack Expo Highlight the Latest Technology for Food & Beverage Applications.
The complete Product News section from the October 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
One of our goals at Power Transmission Engineering is to help you understand, identify and select the best technology for your mechanical power transmission or motion control applications. With every project, you have to decide which components to use, and which suppliers, based on functionality, quality and price. We aim to help you make those decisions informed by providing the latest information on current technology, especially when it comes to mechanical components.
The complete Industry News section from the October 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
The revolution goes by many names: machine-to-machine communication, smart manufacturing and the Industrial Internet, to name a few. In Europe, the prevailing term is Industry 4.0. In Germany, where that phrase was coined, the government is putting down 200 million to cultivate a lead in the industry. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates that its potential economic impact will be almost $4 trillion (or more) by 2025. Enthusiastic evangelists will tell you that the Industrial Internet is the most important advance in their industries that they’ve seen in their decades-long careers.
See the latest updates to powertransmission.com in the February 2013 issue, including our newsletter, online videos and additions to the buyers guide.
The complete Industry News section from the August 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
News from around the Industry
What was once targeted specifically toward the machine tool and metalworking industries, IMTS 2014 in Chicago spent a great deal of time and resources on automation, controls, mechanical components, self-diagnostics and an increase in productivity on the shop floor.
At Hannover Messe, Power Transmission Engineering had the opportunity to sit down with Stefan Hantke, president of the Industrial North America division of Schaeffler USA, to discuss the current stateof- the-art in bearings manufacturing, the trends in industrial bearings and the current state of U.S. manufacturing. (In the meantime Stefan Hantke has taken over responsibility for the global sales activities of Schaeffler Industrial)
A Conversation with Jeff Hemphill, CTO at Schaeffler Group USA Inc about mechatronic solutions and the electric vehicles of tomorrow.
After a sluggish 2013, annual installations of new wind turbines grew by 44% in 2014, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. And while much of that growth has been in Asia— particularly China, which now leads the world with 114 GW of installed capacity—the USA, Europe, and the rest of the world expect steady growth for the next couple of years as well (Fig. 1).
Sound business model increases opportunities for Misumi USA Inc.
EDITORS’ NOTE: “The Applications of Bevel Gears” is the excerpted third chapter of Dr. Hermann Stadtfeld’s latest book — Gleason Bevel Gear Technology (The Gleason Works, Rochester, New York, USA; All rights reserved. 2014; ISBN 978-0-615-96492-8.), which appears here unabridged through the kind graces of Dr. Stadtfeld and Gleason Corp. Future installments will appear exclusively in Power Transmission Engineering and Gear Technology magazine over the next 12 to 18 months.
The U.S. is a very attractive market for international firms with manufacturing solutions, and we see that trend continuing. This year (Hannover Fairs USA has) secured a tremendous amount of interest from international exhibitors and attendees, which demonstrate growing interest in the U.S. manufacturing sector.
A machine called Sub1 Reloaded solved a Rubik's Cube in 637 thousandths of a second in Munich.
A Q&A with N.K. Chinnusamy, president of Excel Gear of Roscoe, IL.
The demand for stepping motors with high efficiency and low losses has been increasing, although the demand had been previously focused on high torque. Also, the selection of the most suitable grade of lamination for improvement in fastening of the laminated cores has reduced losses significantly at their peak, when compared to conventional stepping motors. Lowering the losses of the motor has enabled continuous operation that was previously impossible. An expansion of the stepping motor’s usage into applications where another motor has been used for continuous operation and other uses—due to the heat generation problem—can now be pursued. In addition, these motors are very effective for energy saving. This paper explains the technology used for lowering the iron losses of the stepping motor.
There are thousands of sizes and types of standard bearings. In many applications, specifying a standard bearing yields an effective result.
Gregory (Keith) Boutwell, CBS and executive account manager at B&D Technologies (a division of B&D Industrial), explains how he used his bearings expertise to save a customer thousands of dollars through correct bearing installation.
News Items About USA
1 KISSsoft USA Hires Engineering Manager (March 8, 2016)
KISSsoft USA, LLC recently announced that Ty Warner has joined the company as engineering manager. Warner is a licensed professional engi...
2 CW Bearing USA Begins Construction on North American Facilities (December 9, 2015)
CW Bearing USA, Inc. announced today that it was breaking ground on a new North American Center for Design, Sales and Advanced Manufactur...
3 IDC-USA Partners with IDI (September 28, 2012)
IDC-USA has just signed an agreement with IDI Independent Distributors Inc. granting them the exclusive rights to market and sell IDC Sel...
4 Stauff Corporation (USA) Names Behling President (January 16, 2014)
Jeff Behling has been named president and CEO of Stauff Corporation (USA). Stauff is a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of hyd...
5 SMT to Present Paper at CTI Symposium USA (May 5, 2016)
SMT's Baydu Al will be at the CTI Symposium USA in May to present his paper, "FEA of Tooth Flank Fracture (TFF) Using Boundary C...
6 IDC-USA Welcomes Bob Boyle as Executive Vice President (March 9, 2017)
IDC-USA has announced the addition of Bob Boyle as executive vice president. Boyle is a graduate of Texas A&M University with an engi...
7 IDC-USA Adds Director of Member Services (September 15, 2017)
IDC-USA is very pleased to announce the addition of Bill Jacobs as director of member services. Jacobs is a graduate of Xavier University...
8 St-Pierre Joins Nordex USA, Inc. (May 6, 2011)
Nordex USA, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Dany St-Pierre to vice president sales. A respected leader in the wind indust...
9 IMTS Preview: Rollon USA (June 5, 2012)
Rollon USA has launched the ELM series of linear units, the first in the company's new family of Actuatorline products. The ELM ...
10 REO-USA Extends Liquid-Cooled VFD Components (May 1, 2014)
Energy savings versus fixed-speed motor technology have enabled Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) to make their mark across a broad spectrum of industries via fan, pump and other control applications...
11 SKFs New Turntables Suitable for Lazy Susan Operations (April 9, 2006)
New heavy-duty turntables from SKF have been engineered for smooth and long-lasting operation in a wide range of industrial "Lazy Susan" ...
12 REO-USA Increases Motor Lifespan (August 26, 2014)
In mission critical industries such as pharmaceuticals or paper and pulp, a motor malfunction can translate to millions of dollars in los...
13 DMG MORI USA Launches Customer-Centric Sales and Service Model (October 1, 2015)
DMG MORI recently launched a direct-to-customer sales and service model in the United States. The company will double its existing local ...
14 Stiebel Drive Technology Welcomes USA Sales Manager (July 26, 2017)
Stiebel Drive Technology is now strengthening its sales expertise in the North American market with the appointment of Timothy Ruiz. The ...
15 IDC Germany Partners with IDC-USA (February 2, 2018)
Headquartered within the industrial region of Herzogenaurach, IDC Germany has over thirty years of experience manufacturing precision r...
16 Oerlikon Presents Paper at CTI Symposium USA 2017 (May 23, 2017)
High-performance transmission specialist Oerlikon Graziano, brand of Oerlikon Drive Systems Segment, presented its range of hybrid transm...
17 IDC-USA Focuses on Digital Innovation (February 15, 2018)
With the exponential growth of e-commerce sales, independent distributors embrace innovation in order to maintain a viable spot in the ...
18 Power Drive Systems Looks to Grow by Joining IDC-USA (May 14, 2015)
For 40 years, Power Drive Systems, Inc. has been distributing first-class power transmission products to customers across the United Stat...
19 ICP Attends SkillsUSA to Help Millennials Discover Industrial Distribution Career Path (July 16, 2015)
While searching for new workers to fill the pipeline for jobs at industrial distribution (ID) companies in the years to come, Industrial ...
20 Lenze Announces Reusable Robotics Software Modules for its FAST Application Toolbox (March 9, 2015)
Lenze recently announced standardized and reusable robotics software modules as a supplement to its FAST application toolbox fo...