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There is increasing urgency for companies across industries to digitalize manufacturing to meet the demands of tomorrow, today.

ABI Research Names Siemens a Leader in Manufacturing Simulation Software
Industry experts at ABI Research, a global tech market advisory firm, recently named Siemens a leader in manufacturing simulation softwar... (posted 2020-02-27)


The yaw motors are to be fully refurbished before being reinstalled.

Sulzer Solves Wind Turbine Maintenance Challenges
In most cases, when a wind farm is built and handed over to the operator there is a contract that requires the operator to use the origin... (posted 2020-02-26)


Eric Steinbecher has been named to MEMA's board of directors.

Schaeffler's Eric Steinbecher Elected to MEMA Board of Directors
Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has announced that Eric Steinbecher, president, Automotive Aftermarket Americas, has... (posted 2020-02-25)


The National Robotics League (NRL) is a manufacturing workforce development program of the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) where students design and build remote controlled robots (Bots) to face-off in a gladiator-style competition.

Big Kaiser Presents 4th Annual Donation to NRL
Customers and partners of Big Kaiser Precision Tooling teamed up to generate a $7,283 donation to benefit the National Robotics League (N... (posted 2020-02-24)


The AD E-Commerce Summit to place in Miami, Florida.

AD Welcomes 350+ During E-Commerce Summit
AD’s e-commerce solutions team welcomed over 350 attendees across eight divisions and two countries to its fourth e-commerce summit... (posted 2020-02-21)


MX linear motion guide from IKO.

IKO Offers Linear Guides for Robotics Competition
A team of middle- and high-school students in Gibsonton, Florida are showing off their math and science skills by designing, building a... (posted 2020-02-20)


The Make Marketplace offers manufacturing on-demand.

Dassault Systemes and Xometry Partner on Instant Part Production in Design Environment
Dassault Systèmes and Xometry recently announced their partnership to provide customers with a seamless, integrated way to produce... (posted 2020-02-19)


Electromate Recertified as a Great Place to Work
Electromate has been recertified as a Great Place to Work after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Inst... (posted 2020-02-18)


AGMA/ABMA Trade Webinar Series Registration Now Open
Webinar: Surviving the Trade Hurricane: Overview of Key U.S. Trade Issues and Prospects for 2020 and BeyondDate: March 6, 2020Time: 1:00 ... (posted 2020-02-17)


Robotic orders in 2019 saw a 50.3 percent increase from automotive OEMs and a 16.6 percent increase from plastics and rubber.

A3 Reports a Slight Increase in 2019 North American Robotic Orders
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), recently announced 2019 North American r... (posted 2020-02-14)


AGMA Releases Newly Affirmed Publications
The AGMA Technical Division is pleased to announce that ANSI has approved the reaffirmation of the following standards.ANSI/AGMA 6033-C08... (posted 2020-02-13)


Victrex Creates Joint-Venture to Manufacture PEEK in China
Victrex recently announced the creation of a joint-venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical... (posted 2020-02-12)


BCA was awarded the 2019 Rising Star Supplier of the Year award.

BCA Awarded 2019 Rising Star Supplier of the Year
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, is proud to be awarded the 2019 Rising Star Supplier of the Year award by the Auto-Wares Group o... (posted 2020-02-11)


ANSI Approves Reaffirmation of Four AGMA Standards
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) Technical Division is pleased to announce that the American National Standards Institu... (posted 2020-02-10)


MindSphere is a secure and scalable industrial end-to-end solution from asset connectivity to actionable business insights utilized to increase productivity and efficiency across the entire enterprise.

Siemens Mindsphere Named IoT Software Leader
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the potential to significantly improve global productivity and growth, with Accenture esti... (posted 2020-02-07)


Faulhaber Drive Selection Tool

Faulhaber Offers Drive Selection Tool
Determine the Faulhaber drive system required for projects with the user-friendly Faulhaber Drive Selection Tool, an ideal solution for d... (posted 2020-02-06)


The Dana facility offers the repair, service, and assembly of industrial gearboxes, including the ability to custom-make gears up to 6.5 feet.

Dana Opens Gearbox Repair and Service Center in Slidell, Louisiana
Dana Incorporated has announced that it has opened the doors to a nearly 32,000 square-foot (3,000 square-meter) facility in Slidell, Lou... (posted 2020-02-05)


Mathew Rekow

Velodyne Lidar Names Mathew Rekow as New CTO
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced Mathew Rekow as its new chief technology officer (CTO). Rekow assumes the CTO role following Anand Gopalan... (posted 2020-02-04)


Winshuttle Examines ERP Users in Latest Manufacturing Report
The majority of manufacturers are under pressure to launch more products, faster than ever, and cite automating manual processes as the b... (posted 2020-02-03)


AGMA Releases Publication on Cylindrical Involute Gearing
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the release of ANSI/AGMA 2002-D19, Tooth Thickness and Backlash Measurement of Cylindrical... (posted 2020-01-31)


Liebherr celebrates 50 years in the United States in 2020.

Liebherr Celebrates 50 Years in the United States
Liebherr in the United States is celebrating 50 years of success as a leading manufacturer in North America this year. With its 50th anni... (posted 2020-01-30)


Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires Laron, a Mechanical and Electric Motor Repair Service Provider
Ohio Transmission Corporation recently announced the acquisition of Laron Inc., a leading service provider of mechanical and electric mot... (posted 2020-01-30)


SMT Offers Cylindrical Gear Microgeometry Webinar
Join SMT for the company's first webinar of 2020. This webinar will look at Cylindrical Gear Microgeometry in MASTA, covering a range... (posted 2020-01-29)


Ed Crawford (left), Jack Templin (right)

AD Forms Electrical & Industrial Business Unit
After six years as president of AD’s Electrical Business Unit and chief marketing officer, Ed Crawford has elected to retire effect... (posted 2020-01-28)


SKF QuickCollect

SKF QuickCollect Sensor Gains Hazardous Area Approval
SKF has gained hazardous area approval for its QuickCollect sensor, which collects vibration and temperature data. The new approval, to b... (posted 2020-01-27)


Sadaf Irfan

Lafert North America Appoints Sadaf Irfan Inside Sales Representative
Sadaf Irfan, a versatile and target-oriented professional was recently appointed inside sales representative to Lafert North America. Irf... (posted 2020-01-24)


The new Currax website adds value with new design concept.

Currax Launches New Website
The Hamburg-based specialist for pioneering drive technology is proud to present its new website. The new layout is neat, clear and easy ... (posted 2020-01-23)


Bosch Rexroth's drive-integrated SafeMotion machine safety platform has received the ODVA's CIP Safety over EtherNet/IP certification, adding to the company's capabilities to support major safety automation buses.

Bosch Rexroth SafeMotion Achieves CIP Safety Over EtherNet/IP Certification from ODVA
New certification gives machine builders more options to utilize Bosch Rexroth’s drive-integrated SafeMotion functionality, even wi... (posted 2020-01-22)


Nils Herzberg (Open Industry) and Uwe Lorenz (Dunkermotoren)

Dunkermotoren Joins Open Industry 4.0 Alliance
The digitalization of factories and plants as well as the Internet of Things promise new possibilities for the automation industry. In th... (posted 2020-01-21)


AGMA Releases Publication on Lubrication of Industrial Gear Drives
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the release of AGMA ISO 18792-A19, Lubrication of industrial gear drives. Gear lubric... (posted 2020-01-20)


The Birmingham location features a new 5-ton crane.

Timken Expands Manufacturing Capability of Southeast Regional Gear Repair Facility
The Timken Company has announced that renovations are complete and new services operational at the Philadelphia Gear Southeast Regional g... (posted 2020-01-17)


Total U.S. manufacturing technology orders through November 2019.

Manufacturing Technology Industry Optimistic About 2020 Despite Decrease in November Orders
U.S. manufacturing technology orders fell 15 percent in November from the previous month to $320 million, according to the latest U.S. Ma... (posted 2020-01-16)


The winner of the 2019 Engineer Powerwoman was Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini.

Hannover Accepting Nominations for Engineer Powerwoman 2020
This coming April, the eighth consecutive Engineer Powerwoman award will be presented by Deutsche Messe. The award is worth 5,000 euros a... (posted 2020-01-14)


Chris Pacer

Motion Industries Names Pacer to Vice President - Central Group
Motion Industries, Inc. has named Chris Pacer to vice president of the company’s Central Group – effective January 1, 2020.A ... (posted 2020-01-13)


Company leaders from Sumitomo and Luftex Gears.

Sumitomo Acquires Luftex Gears
Sumitomo Machinery Corp. of America (SMA), one of the nation’s leading industrial gearbox manufacturers, is pleased to announce the... (posted 2020-01-10)


Vijay Natarajan

Metal Exchange Corporation Announces Growth Strategy
Metal Exchange Corporation is pleased to announce that Vijay Natarajan, global business manager, has been promoted to executive vice pres... (posted 2020-01-09)


Tony Wood

Meggitt Executive Named ADS President
Tony Wood, chief executive of Meggitt PLC and former Rolls-Royce president, aerospace, has been appointed ADS president, succeeding Colin... (posted 2020-01-09)


Regal Power Transmission Products Migrate to New Website
Regal Beloit Corporation has merged three websites into one. Customers who used to visit regalpts.com, grovegear.com or hubcityinc.com fo... (posted 2020-01-08)


Recent Siemens PAVE360 demonstrations featured Arm's automotive and IP technology.

Siemens Digital Industries Partners with Arm on Automotive Technology
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced a partnership with global semiconductor IP leader Arm, that will bring leading edge IP,... (posted 2020-01-07)


This A3 webinar will examine methods for purchasing automation systems.

A3 Webinar Examines Automated System Purchases
A3 will present the webinar "How to Purchase an Automated System," on January 9, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 ET. This webinar will h... (posted 2020-01-06)


Voith Plans to Acquire Toscotec and ELIN Motoren
Voith is planning another acquisition in the paper sector by acquiring 90% of the shares in Italian company Toscotec S.p.A. The correspon... (posted 2020-01-03)