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IHS Markit Examines Low-Voltage Motors
The low-voltage motor market contracted in 2016. Process industries were hit the hardest, largely due to depressed oil prices and oversup... (posted 2018-12-28)

NFPA Launches Second Annual Trial Membership Program
The National Fluid Power Association has kicked off its second annual trial membership program leading up to the 2019 Annual Conference M... (posted 2018-12-27)

The contract aims to optimize lifecycle costs and improve the reliability of pumping assets.

Sulzer Wood Limited Wins Contract Extension with BP
Sulzer Wood Limited has been awarded a five-year contract extension to provide pump maintenance services for BP operations in the North S... (posted 2018-12-26)

Eric Alstom (far right) presenting Danfoss and Danfoss Power Solutions to new colleagues.

Danfoss Acquires Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik
Danfoss has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Hydraulik Nord Fluidtechnik, a supplier of hydraulic steering solutions based i... (posted 2018-12-21)

Randall (Randy) P. Breaux.

Motion Industries Names New President
Motion Industries, Inc. has announced the promotion of Randall (Randy) P. Breaux to president on December 12, 2018.“Randy has an im... (posted 2018-12-20)

For the past four years Hackrod has been developing the use of VR, AI and industrial 3D printing as part of their mission to change transport design.

Siemens Lightworks Collaborates with Hackrod on Custom Car Design
Custom car pioneer Hackrod is using Lightworks’ visualization technology Slipstream, part of the Siemens PLM Software Digital Inn... (posted 2018-12-19)

This new 2018 office will provide product, service and support of its Etel motion systems designed specifically for that industry and others.

Heidenhain Opens New West Coast Office
As the Silicon Valley in California and the West Coast continue to be the hub of the semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S., Heidenhain ... (posted 2018-12-17)

Moog's innovative technologies will bring the design and integration of aircraft actuation systems to Bell's aircraft.

Bell Helicopter and Moog Collaborate on Flight Control Actuation System
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has announced a signed teaming agreement with Moog, for the development of the Flight Control Ac... (posted 2018-12-14)

PTDA Leadership Development Conference Offers Learning Opportunities
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) is now taking registrations for the PTDA 2019 Leadership Development Conference to... (posted 2018-12-13)

Jim Mugford, president and global head of Sulzer's electro mechanical services, and Azeez Mohammed, CEO and president of GE Power Conversion, sign the deal.

GE Power Conversion Partners with Sulzer for Parts, Services, and Equipment
In a move to increase services, parts and new equipment availability, minimize repair times, and reduce downtime, GE Power Conversion has... (posted 2018-12-12)

O&K Antriebstechnik is a company based in Hattingen, in the Ruhr region, with over 130 years of experience in the design, development and production of planetary drives

Bonfiglioli Finalizes Acquisition of O&K Antriebstechnik GmbH
On November 20 2018, Bonfiglioli and Carraro completed the process that began with the agreement signed by both companies in November 201... (posted 2018-12-11)

Lenze Gives Customers Access to Smart Data
Lenze, in partnership with IoT specialist ei3 (based in New York), is able to provide a proven roadmap to help customers reach the promis... (posted 2018-12-10)

Allied Motion Acquires TCI
Allied Motion Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer that sells precision controlled motion products and solutions to the global ... (posted 2018-12-07)

The CTI Young Drive Experts Award Took Place at the 17th CTI Symposium in Berlin.

CTI Berlin Presents Young Drive Experts Award
Once again, three candidates qualified for the CTI Young Drive Experts Award at the 17th CTI Symposium: "Automotive Drivetrains | In... (posted 2018-12-06)

Siemens PLM Software Offers Continuous Release Methodology for NX Products in 2019
Siemens PLM Software will begin delivering its NX software products using a Continuous Release methodology starting in January 2019. This... (posted 2018-12-05)

Steinmeyer U.S. Subsidiary Has Moved to New Location
Steinmeyer, the German-based maker of precision ball screws, has a US subsidiary that is responsible for sales and customer service in No... (posted 2018-12-04)

Bonfiglioli Launches New Corporate Website
Bonfiglioli’s internet presence is modern and attractive. Its new presence symbolizes the intention of the family-owned company fro... (posted 2018-12-03)

SMT Launches MASTA Workshops in North America
Due to popular demand, SMT is delighted to announce the launch of the 2019 MASTA training workshops in North America at the start of the ... (posted 2018-11-30)

As of January 1, 2018, AVL and Comau have an open cooperation in simulation, design, assembly and testing of powertrain components for electric as well as traditional vehicles.

AVL and Comau Sign Strategic Partnership
Emerging needs from the electrification market require experienced, full-turnkey, affordable suppliers able to provide powerful assembly ... (posted 2018-11-29)

PTDA Reports on Current Business Conditions
The second quarter 2018 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) indi... (posted 2018-11-28)

Carlos Oehling (CEO of the Fersa Group), Harald Zerobin (co-founder of NKE Austria), Jesus Monforte (sales director of NKE) and Thomas Witzler (managing director of NKE Austria).

Fersa Bearings Acquires 100 Percent of NKE Austria
Fersa Bearings S.A. made the purchase of the Austrian company NKE Austria GmbH official on October 19 2018, at a ceremony held in the cit... (posted 2018-11-27)

Rockwell Automation Offers Safety Enterprise Strategy Webinar Series
The Rockwell Automation Safety Enterprise Strategy webinar series is designed to equip safety managers and safety champions with the know... (posted 2018-11-26)

Automation Federation Updates Automation Competency Model
A review team of automation experts recently convened in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina to perform the third critical review of t... (posted 2018-11-23)

Check out the latest animation from Ogura at the website below.

Ogura Releases Animation on How a Supercharger/Blower Works
Ogura Industrial has created a new animation showing how a supercharger/air blower works.  Many people are familiar with the term ... (posted 2018-11-21)

(From left to right) Jim Mugford president of Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services, Wallace Brithinee and Donald Brithinee.

Sulzer Acquires Brithinee Electric
Sulzer has acquired Brithinee Electric of Colton, California. Through this acquisition, Sulzer expands its electromechanical services b... (posted 2018-11-20)

The combined strength of PGI and AGC will provide the gear and shaft market with 160 years of manufacturing expertise in providing Flight Safety Critical hardware.

Precision Gear Inc. Acquires Arrow Gear to Establish Precision Arrow Gear Group
Precision Gear Inc. of College Point, NY is pleased to announce the acquisition of Arrow Gear Company of Downers Grove, Illinois. The Pur... (posted 2018-11-19)

PTDA Foundation Raises Money for Employee Recruitment and Retention
Recruiting and retaining employees continues to be an overwhelming challenge for power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) employers. Thr... (posted 2018-11-19)

ABB Delivers Automation Solution to Solar Power Plant
ABB has delivered an integrated automation solution that controls production at China’s first commercially operated concentrated ... (posted 2018-11-19)

Ricardo discussed driveline technology at the Professional Motorsport World Show in Germany.

Ricardo Announces Upgrades to Transmission Test Facilities
Ricardo has announced upgrades to its extensive transmission test facilities at its Midlands Technical Center in Leamington Spa, UK. The ... (posted 2018-11-16)

Levitate Technologies of San Diego won top prize in the 2017 competition.

Igus Opens Entries for Manus Awards
Igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, is accepting applications for the coveted manus award, which honors manufacturer... (posted 2018-11-15)

Ken Miko has been honored with the Warren Pike Award.

PTDA Honors Ken Miko with Warren Pike Award
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Ken Miko, director, category management and strategic accounts, BDI (Cle... (posted 2018-11-14)

Zero-Max has expanded its OHLA catalog.

Zero-Max Expands Overhung Load Adaptors Catalog
Zero-Max has published a newly expanded 48-page catalog of OHLA Overhung Load Adaptors. OHLA’s extend lifetime of hydraulic motors ... (posted 2018-11-13)

SMT Presents MASTA 9 Overview Webinar
SMT's next webinar will be presented by Dr. Tom Harvey, technical lead - software engineer/analyst at SMT, and will look at new funct... (posted 2018-11-08)

Nidec manufactures a complete range of medium voltage drives for industrial applications.

Sulzer Signs Deal with Nidec Industrial Solutions
As part of a growing portfolio of services, Sulzer has signed an agreement with Nidec Industrial Solutions that will introduce customers ... (posted 2018-11-07)

Ellen Holladay

PTDA Foundation Honors Ellen Holladay
Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that Motion Industries’ Ellen Holladay, senior vice president and chief information ... (posted 2018-11-06)

Precision Gears will extend United Stars gear manufacturing capabilities.

United Stars Acquires Precision Gears
United Stars, Inc. has announced it has acquired Precision Gears, Inc., a nearly 100-year old producer of custom gears for agriculture, f... (posted 2018-11-05)

JW Winco has opened a new branch in Mexico.

JW Winco Opens New Branch in Mexico
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, has announced it has opened a new branch in Mexico at Parque industrial Makro, Bodega 10, Santa Catar... (posted 2018-11-02)

Nord Gear has introduced a new online customer portal.

Nord Launches Online Customer Portal
Nord Gear Corporation launches new customer portal that saves time and increases productivity. With Nord Gear Corporation´s new onl... (posted 2018-11-01)

Automation Fair boasts 400+ hours of labs, sessions and industry forums.

Automation Fair 2018 Promises Skill-Building Opportunities
Automation Fair 2018 equips attendees with innovative strategies to help them become more competitive and productive with the latest prod... (posted 2018-10-31)

PTDA Announces 2019 Leadership
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2019 board of directors and Manufacturer Council at the annual busines... (posted 2018-10-30)

SKF Announces Automotive Appointments
SKF recently announced two senior appointments to its Automotive team: Ralph Bast has been appointed as president global automotive beari... (posted 2018-10-29)

Sealmaster Time Saving Axial Groove Mounted Ball Bearing.

Regal Beloit Wins BSA Bearing Manufacturer Design Award
Regal Beloit Corporation recently announced it has been awarded a 2018 BSA Bearing Manufacturer Excellence of Innovation in Product Des... (posted 2018-10-26)

Hal Midkiff

Motion Industries Adds Product Sales Manager
Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, is pleased to announce the addition of Hal Midkiff as produc... (posted 2018-10-25)

Photo courtesy of Kuka.

Industrial Robot Sales Double in Five Year Span
Sales of industrial robots increased 114% over the past five years – with a record 381,000 units shipped globally in 2017, accord... (posted 2018-10-24)

Voith is opening a turbomachinery workshop in Houston, the heart of the power, oil and gas industry.

Voith Expands Houston-Area Operations
Voith has announced that it has secured a location in Houston for use as a customer service center for the turbomachinery market. The 32,... (posted 2018-10-23)

These compact round body cylinders from Fabco-Air are often referred to as pancake cylinders and are suitable for space-constrained applications or anywhere high force and shorter stroke are required.

Festo Acquires Fabco-Air
Festo recently announced the acquisition of Fabco-Air, Gainesville, Fla., a manufacturer of pneumatic automation components. The acquisit... (posted 2018-10-22)

O.T. Benson, vice president global supply management at Nexteer, Richard Peterson, director of engineering, C&U Americas, and Mary Szagesh, N.A. strategic and operational buyer at Nexteer.

C&U Americas Earns 2018 Nexteer Automotive Perfect Quality Award
C&U Americas, LLC, the North American subsidiary of the C&U Group, one of the world’s top 10 bearing manufacturers and Ch... (posted 2018-10-19)

The Smart Workstation from Bosch Rexroth and Tulip.

Bosch Rexroth and Tulip Collaborate on Smart Workstation
Bosch Rexroth‘s Smart Workstation leverages IoT-enabled manufacturing apps to transform traditional bench-top operations, increasin... (posted 2018-10-18)

Engineers get their projects into production faster using SDP/SI's new 3D printing service.

SDP/SI Adds 3D Printing Service
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI), recently acquired the 3D Systems ProJet MJP 2500 Plus 3D printer. A high-quality print... (posted 2018-10-17)

The Siemens RSU detects information from infrastructure such as traffic signals, crosswalks, or highways.

Siemens Mobility Receives OmniAir Certification
Siemens Mobility, Inc. is pleased to announce it has received OmniAir Certification for its Sitraffic ESCoS roadside unit (RSU), the firs... (posted 2018-10-16)

Hydraulic Supply Company

Motion Industries Acquires Hydraulic Supply Company
Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced that it has acquired Hydraulic Supply Company (HSC... (posted 2018-10-15)

Altra Industrial Motion Completes Combination with Fortive's Automation & Specialty Platform
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has announced the completion of Altra’s combination with four operating companies from Fortive&rsqu... (posted 2018-10-12)

Oerlikon Graziano Participates in Factory Tour Initiative
Oerlikon Graziano will proudly participate in the Piemonte Fabbriche Aperte initiative, Friday October 26 and Saturday October 27. The in... (posted 2018-10-11)

CVTCORP's mCVT patented technology, the result of over 15 years of development, offers off-highway manufacturers a fully validated and scalable solution that provides unmatched operational ease, engine downsizing opportunities and overall vehicle performance improvements in the 20-30% range.

Bonfiglioli and CVTCORP Enter Licensing Agreement
CVTCORP and Bonfiglioli have announced they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for Bonfiglioli to manufacture and sell ... (posted 2018-10-10)

Permanent Magnet Brake Animation.

Ogura Highlights Permanent Magnet Brakes in Latest Animation Video
Ogura has created a new animation showing how permanent magnet brakes work.  The animation shows an exploded view of the component... (posted 2018-10-09)

Seegrid Recently Recognized as Top Workplace in Pittsburgh
Seegrid, the leader in connected self-driving vehicles for materials handling, was recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in Pittsburgh ... (posted 2018-10-08)

(Left to right) Jack Templin (AD), George Graham (IDC-USA) and Chris Hughes (IDC-USA) on the day the IDC members voted to join AD.

IDC-USA Merges with AD
AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, announced today the merger with IDC-USA, effective January... (posted 2018-10-05)

Dontyne provides a platform for integrating design and manufacturing processes for more efficient production.

Dontyne Systems Honored for Best Practices by the UK Parliament
Dontyne Systems applies Industry 4.0 principles to rejuvenate ancient technology. In 2006, Dontyne Systems created the Gear Production Su... (posted 2018-10-04)

Timken Type E Tapered Roller Bearing

Timken Wins Distributor Award for Type E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Unit
 The Timken Company received the 2018 Manufacturer Excellence Award from the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) for its Type E ... (posted 2018-10-03)

Todd Praneis (left) presents service award to Terry Klaves.

AGMA Presents Distinguished Service Award at Fall Technical Meeting
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) presented Terry Klaves, retiree from Milwaukee Gear/Regal, with the AGMA Distinguished... (posted 2018-10-02)

Bison Gear hit the links to support several local and national charities.

Bison Gear Raises More Than $20,000 at Charitable Golf Outing
BisonCares hosted its thirteenth Annual Charitable Golf Outing in St. Charles, IL on Monday, September 17. More than $20,000 was raised... (posted 2018-10-02)

SAP examined modular production and how to reduce equipment downtime during Hannover Messe USA 2018.

Hannover Messe USA Provides Latest in Factory of the Future Technologies
Hannover Messe USA 2018 covered more than 114,200 square feet of exhibit space and featured 510 exhibitors who showcased their innovation... (posted 2018-10-01)

Patrick Phillips

Gilman Precision Adds Phillips to Business Development Team
Gilman Precision, manufacturer of customized linear and rotary motion systems, is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Phillips to... (posted 2018-09-28)

Gear Expo Becomes Motion + Power Technology Expo
The new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), formerly Gear Expo, has announced its inaugural event in October 2019. This unique t... (posted 2018-09-27)

Motion Control Certification Available at MCMA TechCon
Whether you are new to motion control or simply want to differentiate yourself – this certification benefits everyone working with ... (posted 2018-09-27)

Regal Releases New Product Selection Tool on Website
Regal Beloit Corporation, a manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission componen... (posted 2018-09-26)

NTN Bearing Sentinel Series.

BSA Announces 2018 Excellence Awards
On Monday evening, September 17, 2018, BSA President, Jim Scardina, Bearing Headquarters, presented the Annual BSA Excellence Awards for ... (posted 2018-09-24)

Siemens Acquires Lightwork Design
Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Sheffield, United Kingdom-based Lightwork Design, a computer software and technology l... (posted 2018-09-21)

Timken Completes Acquisition of Rollon Group
The Timken Company has announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Rollon Group, a leader in engineered lin... (posted 2018-09-20)

WABCO Announces Agreement with Nidec Corporation
WABCO Holdings Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nidec Motor Corporation (Nidec), a subsidiary of Nidec Corporation, to ... (posted 2018-09-19)

Studer S121

Grinding Machines Increase Quality and Productivity at Nixon Gear
Two new grinding machines were recently added to production at Gear Motions’ Nixon Gear Division in Syracuse, NY.The Studer S121 is... (posted 2018-09-18)

Photo courtesy of Pack Expo International

Emerson Continues Sponsoring Amazing Packaging Race
Emerson returns to sponsor the Amazing Packaging Race at Pack Expo International and co-located Healthcare Packaging Expo 2018 (Oct. 14&n... (posted 2018-09-17)

Timken Completes Cone Drive Acquisition
The Timken Company has announced that on Sept. 1, 2018 it completed the previously announced acquisition of Cone Drive, a leader in preci... (posted 2018-09-07)

When the tours were over and the prizes and awards were all handed out, approximately 100 cars continued the party and cruised to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, where participants gained VIP preferred entrance to the Street Machine Nationals.

QA1 Celebrates 25th Anniversary
QA1 opened its facility to the public for the seventh year in a row on the morning of Friday, July 20. The open house is a two-hour event... (posted 2018-09-05)

Pamela Sims

Motion Industries Promotes Sims to Vice President of Marketing
Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of... (posted 2018-09-04)

Emerson Bearing's Technical Toolbox is a portal to a library full of charts, guides, posters and helpful ebooks about bearings in all forms.

Emerson Bearing Boston Expands Online Technical Library
Catering to OEM and MRO markets around the world, Emerson Bearing Boston has added Interchanges and Technical Solutions libraries to thei... (posted 2018-08-31)

Dan Bartelli

Gear Motions Announces New Director of Operations and Corporate Controller
Gear Motions announces long-time employee Dan Bartelli has been promoted to director of operations of Nixon Gear, and Anna Pastore has be... (posted 2018-08-30)

Mary Ramsey

ISA Announces Appointment of Executive Director
The International Society of Automation (ISA) recently announced the appointment of automation industry veteran Mary Ramsey as its new ex... (posted 2018-08-29)

PTDA Reports Growth in Early 2018
The first quarter 2018 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) indic... (posted 2018-08-28)

Hannover Messe USA Showcases IIoT Solutions
Hannover Fairs USA recently announced that Dell Technologies and Microsoft have signed on to join other key Industrial Internet of Things... (posted 2018-08-27)

MCMA Offers Free Webinar on Improving Equipment Effectiveness
The quest for improved automation and production efficiencies is never-ending. In this webinar MCMA will look at emerging toolkits and th... (posted 2018-08-24)

CCTY Bearing Completes Expansion
CCTY Bearing has expanded its forging capabilities with a new factory. In addition to more space for forging, the facility has onsite tur... (posted 2018-08-23)

Baldwin Supply Company Expands in Eastern Wisconsin
Baldwin Supply Company, an independent supplier of power transmission, automation, conveyor belt, and other industrial products, today an... (posted 2018-08-22)

Helukabel USA began operating out of the new facility in May once construction, which started in early November 2017, was completed.

Helukabel USA Opens New U.S. Headquarters
Helukabel USA, a manufacturer and supplier of cable, wires and accessories, recently held an open house and “cable ribbon”-cu... (posted 2018-08-21)

Tim Breen.

Motion Industries Announces Passing of President-CEO Tim Breen
Motion Industries, Inc. is saddened to announce the sudden passing of its president and CEO, Tim Breen.“Motion Industries has lost ... (posted 2018-08-20)

In order to keep up with linear motion demands, THK is expanding.

THK Expands Manufacturing Plants and Automation Capabilities
THK is taking major steps to meet the growing worldwide demand for linear motion products. The company has recently invested over a half-... (posted 2018-08-20)

Due to the strategic acquisition of Swiss specialist ASTES4 SA the Mitsubishi Electric sheet metal laser processing machine (pictured on the left of the image) is now available globally fully integrated with the ASTES4 automated sorting system (pictured on the right).

Mitsubishi Electric Acquires ASTES4 SA
Based in Switzerland, ASTES4 SA (ASTES4) is engaged in the development, production and sales of patented automated sorting solutions for ... (posted 2018-08-17)

The Carlyle Johnson Machine Company acquired Regent Controls, Inc. in May of 2018 and set the company up in a new 15,000 SF facility in Greenville, Rhode Island.

Carlyle Johnson Acquires Regent Controls
The Carlyle Johnson Machine Company, a manufacturer of industrial clutches and brakes, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Regent C... (posted 2018-08-16)

Belden Universal has named Nick Sainati general manager.

Belden Universal Appoints General Manager
Belden Universal, a manufacturer of highly specialized universal joints and drive shafts, has announced the appointment of Nick Sainati a... (posted 2018-08-15)

Voith Turbo's new Houston actuator workshop allows the company to serve the oil and gas industry better than ever.

Voith Digital Solutions Establishes Actuator Test Stand at Houston Facility
Voith Digital Solutions, Inc. and Turbine Technology Services (TTS) recently joined forces to add an actuator, governor and turbomachiner... (posted 2018-08-14)

QA1 Completes WOSB Program Certification
After completing a thorough and rigorous vetting process, QA1 has completed the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program Certification, ... (posted 2018-08-13)

Siemens Plans to go Carbon Neutral by 2030
In September 2015, Siemens announced its intention to cut the carbon footprint of its operative business in half by 2020 and to become cl... (posted 2018-08-10)

Rockwell Automation Offers On-Demand Webinar on Maintaining Equipment
Your equipment has been purchased, installed and is in operation. What is your plan to maintain it? Do you have the spare parts to addres... (posted 2018-08-09)

Every employee has a role to play in achieving an excellent health and safety record.

Sulzer Celebrates Safety Milestone
Sulzer’s Houston Service Center has passed a major milestone in its exemplary safety record, operating for over three years without... (posted 2018-08-08)

Triton Signs Agreement to Acquire SKF Motion Technologies
Funds advised by Triton have signed an agreement of its intention to acquire the business unit SKF Motion Technologies from SKF Group, li... (posted 2018-08-07)

Jim Smith (left), George Flolo (right).

EASA Presents Exceptional Achievement Service Award
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) honored George Flolo as the 2018 recipient of the EASA Exceptional Achievement Servic... (posted 2018-08-06)

The new test observatory allows customers to participate by observing testing through bay windows, direct cameras and mirroring computers, which display real time critical data being gathered by sensors attached to their motor.

Siemens Invests in Motor Testing Facility
With its celebration of more than 120 years of innovation, market and product leadership, technology and quality, Siemens’ Norwoo... (posted 2018-08-03)

DAE-IL Selects Murray, Kentucky for First U.S. Manufacturing Operation
DAE-IL Corp., a manufacturer of powertrain parts, will invest $50 million and create 120 full-time jobs through the location of its first... (posted 2018-08-02)

Timken Reaches Agreement to Acquire Cone Drive
The Timken Company recently announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Cone Drive, a leader in precision drives used in divers... (posted 2018-08-02)

Headquartered in Howell, Michigan, AAG is a privately-held manufacturer that provides low-to-medium volume batch manufacturing for complex gear and shaft applications.

Meritor Acquires AA Gear & Manufacturing
Meritor, Inc. has recently acquired substantially all of the assets of AA Gear & Manufacturing, Inc. (“AAG”) and its subs... (posted 2018-08-01)

Dana to Purchase Drive Systems Segment of Oerlikon Group
Dana Incorporated has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Drive Systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, ... (posted 2018-07-31)

Timken Reaches Agreement to Acquire Rollon Group
The Timken Company has reached an agreement with pan-European firm Chequers Capital and IGI Private Equity to acquire Rollon Group. A lea... (posted 2018-07-30)

Ogura has created an animation on how electromagnetic particle clutches work.

Ogura Releases Magnetic Particle Clutch Animation Video
Ogura Industrial has created a new animation showing how electromagnetic particle clutches work.  The animations shows an exploded... (posted 2018-07-27)

Organized by Japan Race Promotion, the series is contested by 11 teams with two major engine manufacturers (Honda and Toyota) and utilizes a single make Dallara chassis and a Ricardo transmission.

Ricardo Delivers Transmissions for Japan Super Formula Series
Japan’s Super Formula series – formerly known as Formula Nippon – is the top level of competitive single-seater racing ... (posted 2018-07-26)

Force Control has released a new catalog for Posistop brakes.

Force Control Releases Posistop Brakes Catalog
A new 12-page, full color catalog from Force Control Industries details Posistop brakes for demanding industrial applications.  Oil ... (posted 2018-07-25)

GKN Aluminum PM planetary reaction carrier.

GKN and Stackpole Receive PM Design Awards
Winners of the 2018 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (an inter... (posted 2018-07-24)

Emerson Completes Purchase of Aventics
Emerson has announced it has completed the purchase of Aventics, a global leader in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and ... (posted 2018-07-23)

EASA recently announced new officers and executive committee members.

EASA Announces New Officers and Executive Committee
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) recently announced new international officers for the 2018-2019 administrative year. ... (posted 2018-07-20)

Aventics Offers NFPA Cylinder Configurator
Aventics has been manufacturing steel NFPA cylinders since 1960. The popular series of its NFPA cylinders, PowerMaster pneumatic (PPT) an... (posted 2018-07-19)

Mike DeCola is serving as general chairman of the 100th Anniversary PGA Championship.

Mike Decola Chairs 100th Anniversary PGA Championship
Schafer Industries, headquartered in South Bend, Ind., proudly announces that the chief executive officer (CEO) of HBM Holdings Mike DeCo... (posted 2018-07-18)

Meggitt Offers Free Calibration Program for Sensors
Meggitt Sensing Systems, a division of Meggitt PLC, has released details of a new program to enhance the value of your investment by ensu... (posted 2018-07-17)

Bison employees assist at the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

Bison Employees Volunteer at Food Bank through BisonCares Program
Back on June 21, 2018 ten members of the BisonCares team, led by Bison Gear & Engineering CEO John Burch, donated personal time to ... (posted 2018-07-16)

The distribution center's strategically chosen location features easy connections to Interstates 5, 405, and 90. It is also conveniently situated only 15 minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport.

Motion Industries Opens Washington Distribution Center
Motion Industries, Inc. has opened the doors for business at its new distribution center (DC) at 4401 D Street NW, Suite A, in Auburn, WA... (posted 2018-07-11)

As powerful as current simulation programs from Romax and SKF may be - the calculation of the perfect electric drivetrain demands more. This will be discussed at the first eDSIM conference.

SKF and Romax Collaborate on Driveline Simulation Conference
For decades, SKF and Romax Technology have been developing and implementing powerful software for product development and customer-spec... (posted 2018-07-09)

PTDA Voice of the End Customer Report.

PTDA Releases Voice of the End Customer Report
According to the newly released PTDA Voice of the End Customer report which includes quantitative and qualitative responses from over 1,2... (posted 2018-07-06)

Hyundai Motor's new range of medium-duty trucks will be equipped with WABCO's MAXX 19 ADB, the industry's lightest and highest performing single-piston air disc brakes.

WABCO Signs Brake Contract with Hyundai Motor Company
WABCO Holdings Inc., a supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles,... (posted 2018-07-05)

 Andy Schwegel

Emerson Announces Realignment at Appleton Group
Emerson has announced key executive changes at Appleton Group, an Automation Solutions business, that support its growing sales leadershi... (posted 2018-07-03)

Gilman Precision Launches New Website
Customized linear and rotary motion systems manufacturer Gilman Precision has revitalized the company's website. This new site now di... (posted 2018-07-02)

Technical expertise and experience can reduce repair times.

Sulzer Examines Benefits of OEM Partnerships
Providing essential maintenance and repair services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) requires a very high standard of service t... (posted 2018-06-29)

Automation demonstrations at IMTS 2018 include power and force limiting collaborative robots equipped with sensitive contact detection, which allows them to share workstations with people.

Mobility Matters at IMTS 2018
IMTS 2018 will bring people and automation closer together — literally — with exhibits highlighting the benefits of collabora... (posted 2018-06-28)

After several years of development, eAssistant was released in 2003 during Hannover Fair.

GWJ Technology Celebrates 15 Years of eAssistant Software
GWJ Technology GmbH from Braunschweig, Germany, is marking the 15th anniversary of its web-based calculation software eAssistant - the ... (posted 2018-06-27)

Oerlikon Graziano Participates in Student Initiative
Oerlikon Graziano is the protagonist of the #NEETandiamoavincere project where eight young people will start a learning and training path... (posted 2018-06-26)

Seegrid's Sean Stetson is vice president of engineering.

Seegrid Appoints Three Senior-Level Leaders
Seegrid recently announced new senior appointments and continued expansion of its workforce.The Seegrid team grew by nearly 20% in the fi... (posted 2018-06-25)

Justin Thomas has joined Danfoss as business development manager.

Danfoss Appoints Business Development Manager
Danfoss has appointed Justin Thomas as business development manager of its Marine, Oil & Gas business for the company’s Power... (posted 2018-06-22)

Regal Beloit Releases Product Enhancements to Website
Regal Beloit Corporation has released 360-degree, high-resolution product photography on its website. Each spin is comprised of up to 7... (posted 2018-06-21)

ITAMCO Receives Funding for Innovative Research Program
ITAMCO—a manufacturer of precision-machined components, specializing in gears—is part of a team that has received research ... (posted 2018-06-20)

SEPAC and Placid Industries Complete Merger and Integration
SEPAC, an engineering company and manufacturer of motion control products including electromagnetic clutches and brakes, and Placid Ind... (posted 2018-06-18)

The new catalog and design guide illustrates a wide range of products engineered for use as building blocks in sophisticated linear motion assemblies depending on the customers' application needs.

Haydon Kerk Revises 2018 Catalog and Design Guide
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a business unit of AMETEK Advanced Motion Solutions, announces the release of its new Catalog and Design ... (posted 2018-06-15)

PTDA Opens Advanced Registration for 2018 Industry Summit
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has opened advanced registration for its PTDA 2018 Industry Summit to be held at T... (posted 2018-06-14)

Vacon drives from Danfoss.

Danfoss Drives Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary
2018 is a special year for Danfoss Drives, and a milestone in the company’s history. Fifty years ago, Danfoss was the first compa... (posted 2018-06-13)


Ricardo Delivers 100th Transmission for BMW M6 GT3
The BMW M6 GT3 made its first race outing at the 2016 24 Hours of Daytona and has since appeared at all of the top worldwide GT series,... (posted 2018-06-12)

The animation shows an exploded view of the component parts in the clutch and how they interact with each other.

Ogura Releases Latest Electromagnetic Clutch Video
Ogura Industrial has created a new animation showing how electromagnetic multiple disc clutches work.  The animation shows an expl... (posted 2018-06-08)

Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires Crimson Electric
Ohio Transmission Corporation has announced the acquisition of Crimson Electric, Inc., a company located in South Carolina. Founded in ... (posted 2018-06-07)

Elgin Community College Joins ICATT Apprenticeship Program
The Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT) Apprenticeship Program is proud to announce its newest Network College,... (posted 2018-06-06)

Oerlikon Graziano Participates in Automotive News Europe Congress
On June, 5-6 2018, Oerlikon Graziano will participate in the Automotive News Europe Congress in Turin, as a sponsor. The Congress provide... (posted 2018-06-05)

Over the past 10 years, JW Winco has expanded staff and sales channels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

JW Winco Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation
May marked the 40th anniversary and success of JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company. Since its humble beginnings in 1978, family-owned Winco ... (posted 2018-06-04)

KEB America has announced ISO 9001:2015 certification in Shakopee, Minnesota.

KEB America Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification
KEB America has announced the ISO 9001:2015 certification of their production facility, located in Shakopee, Minnesota. The certificati... (posted 2018-06-01)

Physik Instrumente Offers Automation and Motion Control Catalog
This is a comprehensive catalog of linear and rotary positioning systems engineered and manufactured for industrial precision automatio... (posted 2018-05-31)

Sustainability is a central aspect of Schaeffler's strategic, value-oriented approach and a key driver for future success.

Schaeffler Releases Sustainability Report
For Schaeffler, responsible action has always been part of its self-image as a company. In the Sustainability Report for the business yea... (posted 2018-05-30)

Varvel Releases FRP680 Gearbox Catalog
Varvel recently published a new product catalog for the FRP680 gearbox, which is specially designed to drive the ground-level linear fe... (posted 2018-05-29)

David Goodfellow receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from James Bregi.

Highlights from the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting
More than 300 executives gathered in late April to connect and network with peers at the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting in Naples, Flori... (posted 2018-05-23)

Motion Industries Acquires California MRO Distributor
Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has announced that it has entered into a definitive ... (posted 2018-05-23)

Standard Locknut Welcomes Director of Distribution Sales
Kevin Decker has joined Standard Locknut LLC as director of distribution sales. Decker is assuming a new role at Standard Locknut respo... (posted 2018-05-22)

Emerson Agrees to Buy Aventics
Emerson has announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million. Aventics is ... (posted 2018-05-21)

College of DuPage student Josie Suter says some of the College's most beneficial features come from the wide variety of extracurricular activities available to students.

Engineering Student Finds Leadership Opportunities at College of DuPage
COD student Josie Suter has gained industry experience and leadership opportunities through the engineering program at College of DuPag... (posted 2018-05-18)

The Bonfiglioli Evolution Office Building and Plant.

Bonfiglioli Lays Cornerstone for Evolution Project
Evolution is a new goal for significant transformation and growth that Bonfiglioli Riduttori has developed over the past 10 years. It l... (posted 2018-05-17)

The PVE-EX is the newest addition to the Danfoss Power Solutions modular design concept, giving machine designers the freedom to configure the valve to meet the exact demands of the application and installation requirements.

Danfoss Power Solutions Obtains UL Certification for PVE-EX Actuator
Danfoss Power Solutions has secured UL certification for both the United States and Canada for its explosion-proof PVE-EX electrohydrau... (posted 2018-05-14)

Ellen Holladay

BSA Presents Ellen Holladay with Lifetime Achievement Award
Motion Industries recently announced that Ellen Holladay, the company’s SVP, chief information officer and operational excellence o... (posted 2018-05-11)

Darayus Pardivala, President Americas, Rotating Equipment Services presents the check to Don Sweat, President & CEO for Today's Harbor for Children.

Sulzer Raises Money for Children's Charity
Sulzer Turbo Services annual Hack Attack golf tournament, which is held at the Golf Club of Houston, has raised $80,000 this year for the... (posted 2018-05-10)

The 6th Vector Awards were held at Hannover messe 2018.

Washington Company Wins Vector Award from Igus
Cordoba Technologies of Washington state won a vector award from Igus for the development of a new robotic toolbar that serves the cent... (posted 2018-05-09)

Jesus Monforte is sales director at NKE.

NKE Hires New Sales Director
NKE Austria GmbH has a new sales director. Jesús Monforte, a qualified engineer and MBA, has extensive international experience in... (posted 2018-05-08)

Gear testing includes investigation and optimization of gear acoustics, tooth root strength, scuffing analysis and more.

Gear Testing at Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation Delivers Timely, Efficient Results
Experimental proof of load carrying capacity, excitation behavior or efficiency is obligatory in the development process of most transm... (posted 2018-05-07)

With MindSphere, Siemens has developed a cloud-based open IoT operating system with high performance capability to meet this growing demand.

MindSphere World Makes Successful Trade Fair Debut at Hannover Messe
The maiden outing of the "MindSphere World e.V." user organization on the Siemens booth at this year's Hannover Messe was a... (posted 2018-05-04)

AVX Corporation Wins Supplier Excellence Award
AVX Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, ... (posted 2018-05-03)

Dana Rexroth announced in January 2018 that the long-drop version of the HVT2 is now available to OEMs for pre-production testing on motor grader applications.

Dana Rexroth Supports European Emissions Regulations
Dana Rexroth Transmission Systems recently announced that the company is actively working with engine manufacturers in the off-highway in... (posted 2018-05-02)

(Left to right) Rob McKeel, GE Automation and Controls and Udo Aull, SEW-Eurodrive.

GE and SEW-Eurodrive Partner on Automation Portfolio
Customers of GE Power’s Automation and Controls business and SEW-Eurodrive will soon be able to benefit from each other’s b... (posted 2018-05-01)

Electromate Recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada
Electromate Inc. is proud to announce that it has been recognized as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in Canada.  This lis... (posted 2018-04-30)

In addition to aerial work platforms, Dana is actively developing hybrid and electric drive solutions for numerous wheeled and tracked vehicles in the construction, mining, material-handling, and aircraft ground support industries.

Dana Unveils Construction, Off-Highway Market Strategy
Dana Incorporated recently revealed new technologies in support of the rapidly evolving development of hybrid- and electric-powered const... (posted 2018-04-27)

Alpha Process Control is developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems faced by customers, enabling them to get more insight out of their process data in a shorter amount of time.

Seeq Partner Alpha Process Control Presents Data Analytics in Asia
Seeq partner Alpha Process Control recently attended the Asia Refining  Technology Conference (ARTC) on April 23-25 in Kuala Lumpur ... (posted 2018-04-26)

Smart manufacturing requires flexible production systems and cross-platform, cross-industry applications, however this demands large-scale real-time industrial communications networks which present significant challenges for operators.

Smart Manufacturing Initiative Announced at Hannover Messe 2018
At Hannover Messe 2018, more than 20 international organizations and leading industry vendors jointly announced the "Time-Sensitive ... (posted 2018-04-25)

Seeq to Sponsor CSIA Executive Conference
Seeq will join more than 500 control system integrators from around the globe on April 24-27 in San Francisco for the Control System In... (posted 2018-04-23)

Altra Industrial Motion Offers Power Transmission Solutions for Vertical Lift Systems
Altra Industrial Motion supplies technically advanced clutches and brakes, geared motors, speed reducers, couplings, controls and senso... (posted 2018-04-20)

 Super-precision, high-speed spindle bearings manufactured by Schaeffler in Danbury, CT.

Schaeffler Celebrates 75 years of Manufacturing Excellence and Growth in Connecticut
The Schaeffler Group celebrated the 75th anniversary of its Danbury manufacturing operations located in Connecticut. In just the past 15 ... (posted 2018-04-19)

Joel Fernandes

Lafert North America Appoints Inside Sales Team Members
Lafert North America, a manufacturer of metric AC Motors, metric gearboxes and coolant pumps, is pleased to announce the appointment of J... (posted 2018-04-18)

Bearings Limited Puts Independent Distributors First with IDC-USA
Bearings Limited has provided, through distribution, a full line of bearings and power transmission products for over 70 years. With a ... (posted 2018-04-17)

Erik Spurling

Forest City Gear Adds Director of Sales
Forest City Gear has hired Erik J. Spurling as director of sales to oversee the activities of the company’s network of direct and... (posted 2018-04-16)

Custom mechatronic solutions are featured in the new Celera Motion brochure.

Celera Motion Introduces New Brochure with Mechatronic-Based Motion Control
Celera Motion, A Novanta Company has created a new brochure dedicated to innovative applications within mechatronic-based motion contro... (posted 2018-04-16)

Pump Systems Matter Announces New Members
Pump Systems Matter (PSM) announces the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors: Jen Muir, P.E., president, JKMuir and Ga... (posted 2018-04-13)

QA1 Official Sponsor of USCA GTV Class
QA1 is proud to partner with the Ultimate Street Car Association (USCA) to sponsor the GTV class during the OPTIMA Search for the Ultim... (posted 2018-04-11)

DSD Inc. has established test capabilities with the opening of a new facility at its Michigan premises, including a loaded transmission efficiency test rig .

Drive System Design Opens Test Facility on Improving Driveline Efficiency
A new test facility has been developed in Michigan to help vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers increase the efficiency of vehicle... (posted 2018-04-10)

Building on this success, the NSK Group will continue to pursue the global expansion of its automotive businesses.

NSK Inaugurates New Plant in Mexico
NSK Ltd. recently announced that NSK-Warner K.K. (NWC; Headquarters: Fukuroi, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Sakae Kuwash... (posted 2018-04-09)

Both partners are investing in the joint venture, primarily to build a new workshop for locomotives.

Siemens and Mitsui Rail Capital Europe Form Joint Locomotion Venture
Siemens and Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE), a full-service locomotive leasing company, have agreed to found a joint venture for the se... (posted 2018-04-06)

Windpower 2018 will feature speakers with innovative ideas that will continue to strengthen the industry.

Windpower 2018 Celebrates Success in Midwest
Wind energy is breaking records in the Midwest. Wind provided 60 percent of the region’s electric needs earlier this month. America... (posted 2018-04-05)

Gudel Becomes First Member of A3 Mexico
Güdel, a global manufacturer of linear motion modules, robot track motion units and gantry robots and components, is pleased to anno... (posted 2018-04-04)

The EUROMAP 84 working group is currently working on a specification for communication between extrusion lines and MES systems based on the open OPC UA standard.

EUROMAP Interfaces for Industry 4.0
The plastics industry is one step closer to a unified standard for communication between extrusion lines and MES systems. In a meeting he... (posted 2018-04-03)

MCMA Offers Motor and Motion Courses
MCMA Motor & Motion College courses are offered for presentation at your company location. Topics cover a variety of aspects of ele... (posted 2018-04-02)

RIA Discusses Growing Trends in Service Robots
The 2018 Winter Olympics brought service robots to the world stage like never before. Some 85 robots punctuated the games in Pyeongchang.... (posted 2018-03-30)

IDC-USA Adds Brewer Machine & Gear to Marketplace
Known as the “original” line of universal tensioners, idlers, and positioners, Brewer Machine & Gear Co. was the first ... (posted 2018-03-29)

EPTDA Opens Registration for Annual Convention in London
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical Power Transmission and Motion... (posted 2018-03-28)

Thomson Industries Presents the Smart Actuator Webinar Series.

Thomson to Host Smart Actuator Webinar Series for Design Engineers
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, is hosting a series of technical webinars that w... (posted 2018-03-27)

Hydraulic Institute Announces Board of Directors for 2018-2019
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced new leadership during the 2018 HI Annual Conference at the Wigwam Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Paul... (posted 2018-03-26)

Micronor Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Micronor Inc., a manufacturer of innovative fiber optic kinetic sensors for industrial and medical applications, has announced that the... (posted 2018-03-23)

More than 130,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space and display will be dedicated to Hannover Messe USA, the newly branded North American industrial technology co-located trade show.

IMTS 2018 Increases Space for Hannover Messe USA
IMTS 2018 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show continues to increase its appeal to international and domestic visitors... (posted 2018-03-21)

Ernie Hamm, a Stober machinist, inspects a newly-machined part with Stober Drives, Inc. vice president and general manager Peter Feil.

Stober Selected for 2018 Kentucky Best Places to Work Award
Stober Drives, Inc. of Maysville, Ky., has been selected to receive a 2018 Best Places to Work award for the state of Kentucky.This is ... (posted 2018-03-20)

Motion Industries Announces New Distribution Center in Pacific Northwest
Motion Industries, Inc. will open a new distribution center in Auburn, WA, late spring in 2018.Enhancing Motion Industries’ logisti... (posted 2018-03-16)

Milton Keynes is 45-miles northwest of London and is considered the U.K.'s home for motorsport.

SMT Opens Office in Milton Keynes
SMT recently announced the opening of the Milton Keynes office, the U.K.'s home of motorsport. The office will serve additional sales... (posted 2018-03-15)

Marsh Bellofram Announces BelGas CP Division
The Marsh Bellofram Company continues to reimagine its BelGAS operations to strategically respond to the needs of the oil and gas indus... (posted 2018-03-14)

The Schaeffler

Schaeffler Moves Forward with Global Automotive and Industrial Initiative
Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is pushing ahead with its transformation process in readiness for the future. It i... (posted 2018-03-13)

Jude Lundy has been named business development manager at Magnet Applications.

Magnet Applications Names Lundy Business Development Manager
Magnet Applications, Inc., a provider of compression bonded magnets, injection molded magnets and magnetic technical assemblies to the ... (posted 2018-03-12)

NEMA Publishes New Guide for Permanent Magnet Motors
Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published a new standard NEMA SM 1-2017 Guide to General-Purpose Synchr... (posted 2018-03-09)

National Bearings Company offers a variety of custom bearing designs for many industrial applications.

Fenner Drives Acquires National Bearings Company
Fenner has acquired the U.S.-based National Bearings Company. Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National Bearings Company manufactures cu... (posted 2018-03-08)

EIS Becomes the Electrical Specialities Group of Motion Industries
Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that EIS – a wholly owned subsidiary of GPC as well, which was operating independent... (posted 2018-03-07)

PTDA Industry Research Examines 2017 Results
The third quarter 2017 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) sho... (posted 2018-03-06)

A3 Business Forum Attracts Record Crowd
The A3 Business Forum attracted a record breaking crowd of nearly 700 industry leaders and executives from the motion control, robotics... (posted 2018-03-05)

PTDA Welcomes Five New Members
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently welcomed five new member companies. Distributor Members ERIKS Nort... (posted 2018-03-02)

Guenter Lorenz

Vesconite Appoints Strategic Account Manager
Vesconite has appointed Guenter Lorenz as its new German Strategic Account Manager. Company CEO Dr Jean-Patrick Leger recently made the... (posted 2018-03-01)

Baldor Electric Company is now ABB
ABB will integrate the Baldor Electric Company name into its global ABB brand as a part of its Next Level strategy, which includes harm... (posted 2018-02-28)

Bombardier Teams with Siemens to Optimize Product Development
Bombardier, a manufacturer of trains and aircraft, is working with Siemens to further explore and extend the Teamcenter portfolio for p... (posted 2018-02-27)

Rexnord Successfully Closes Acquisition of Centa Power Transmission
Rexnord has successfully closed the acquisition of Centa Power Transmission. Established in 1970, Centa is a manufacturer of torsionally ... (posted 2018-02-26)

Team Penske and Siemens Form Technical Partnership
Team Penske and Siemens have entered into a new technical partnership. Under the multi-year agreement, Siemens will help enhance Team P... (posted 2018-02-23)

Ohio Transmission Corp. Acquires Compressed Air Systems
Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has announced th... (posted 2018-02-22)

Tim Breen has been named GPC Manager of the Year.

Tim Breen Named 2017 GPC Manager of the Year
Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that its parent company, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), named Motion Industries President &a... (posted 2018-02-21)

PTDA Accepts Nominations for Wendy B. McDonald Award
The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognizes a woman who has established herself as an integral contributor to her comp... (posted 2018-02-20)

The new terminal complex will utilize an island-gate system which will create nearly two miles of additional taxiways and lead to fewer gate delays and less carbon emissions from idling planes.

Siemens Integrates Automation into LaGuardia Terminal
A major redevelopment and construction project is designed to completely transform New York's LaGuardia Airport into a world-class tr... (posted 2018-02-19)

Thomas Witzler is general manager of NKE.

NKE Prepares to Meet Future Challenges in Bearings Market
Based in the Austrian city of Steyr, bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH has been part of the Fersa Group since January 2016. The gro... (posted 2018-02-16)

IDC-USA Focuses on Digital Innovation
With the exponential growth of e-commerce sales, independent distributors embrace innovation in order to maintain a viable spot in the ... (posted 2018-02-15)

Chairman John M. Timken, Jr. hosted the recognition event for students and their families at The Timken Company World Headquarters in North Canton, Ohio.

Timken Awards 17 Scholarships to Children of Employees around the World
The Timken Company has awarded college scholarships to 17 children of Timken associates in 13 locations around the world today. These sch... (posted 2018-02-14)

Midland focuses on the industrial, hose and fitting, fluid power, fastener, plumbing, oil and gas, heavy duty truck and trailer, marine, and OEM markets.

Midland Metal Mfg Releases 2018 Catalog
 Midland Metal Mfg. is a supplier to wholesalers and distributors nationwide focusing on the industrial, hose and fitting, fluid p... (posted 2018-02-13)

This renewable power, sourced from Ararat Wind Farm, can be used in real time to offset grid electricity consumption, potentially saving thousands of dollars in energy costs.

ANCA Invests in Renewable Energy to Power Headquarters
ANCA is one of the first businesses to team up with Australia’s fastest growing business power retailer, Flow Power, to buy power... (posted 2018-02-12)

Gary Cleveland has joined WEG as vice president of sales and marketing.

WEG Electric Welcomes Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Weg Electric Corp. recently announced that Gary Cleveland has joined as vice president of sales and marketing. Cleveland has been in the ... (posted 2018-02-09)

Dan Lydigsen has been named national sales director.

Brother Gearmotors Announces New National Sales Director
Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers a wide range of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmot... (posted 2018-02-08)

B&R Offers Automation Training
Take advantage of B&R Automation training classes near you. Expand your automation skills. Get the most out of B&R's advanced... (posted 2018-02-07)

Marsh Bellofram Announces Flame Management Division
The Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies has announced the creation of its new BelGAS FM (Flame Management) division, further divers... (posted 2018-02-06)

The support for large pumping assets needs to be of the highest standard to ensure continued availability.

Sulzer Pump Field Services Vital to Maintaining Reliability
Large pumps, such as those operated in the oil and gas, power generation and water industries perform a crucial role and represent a si... (posted 2018-02-05)

IDC Germany Partners with IDC-USA
Headquartered within the industrial region of Herzogenaurach, IDC Germany has over thirty years of experience manufacturing precision r... (posted 2018-02-02)

Pintsch Bubenzer HQ and production center located in Kirchen, Germany.

Dellner Acquires Pintsch Bubenzer
Sweden’s Dellner Group with its subsidiary Dellner Brakes has signed an agreement to acquire German industrial braking manufacturer... (posted 2018-02-01)

Nord Celebrates 20 years in Slovakia
The Slovak Nord Drivesystems subsidiary Nord-Pohony, s.r.o. celebrated its 20th anniversary late 2017.In 1997 the company was launched in... (posted 2018-01-31)

Samuel R. Haines

Gear Motions Announces Retirement of Samuel R. Haines
Samuel R. Haines has retired from his position as CFO of Gear Motions, Inc. effective at the end of 2017, following 44 years of... (posted 2018-01-30)

The one-hour long webinar will cover an initial overview of the MASTA software and its interface.

SMT Hosts MASTA Software Overview Webinar
SMT recently announced the company will be hosting its first live and interactive MASTA webinar on January 30th at 1 pm (GMT). This first... (posted 2018-01-29)

EPTDA Launches Quarterly Forecast Reports with Oxford Economics
The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the leading organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion c... (posted 2018-01-29)

Nook Sells Small Diameter Segment of PowerAC Acme Product Line to Helix Linear Technologies
In a strategic effort to accelerate long-term growth and better serve its partners, Nook Industries has sold the Small Diameter segment o... (posted 2018-01-26)

Oerlikon Graziano Awarded for Youth Orientation Initiatives
Oerlikon Graziano has been awarded with a CSR award, delivered every year to companies that contribute to the orientation of young people... (posted 2018-01-25)

SKF Cooper split roller bearings can be fitted, removed and inspected without having to dismantle surrounding equipment, providing savings in terms of reduced maintenance and downtime.

Cooper Roller Bearings Becomes SKF Cooper Split Bearings
SKF acquired Cooper Roller Bearings Co Ltd. in 2013 as part of the US-based Kaydon Corporation, Cooper's parent company at the time. ... (posted 2018-01-24)

AGMA President Matt Croson

Croson Re-Elected to NAM Association Council
AGMA President Matt Croson was elected to the National Association of Manufacturer’s (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (C... (posted 2018-01-23)

Dr. Jochen Schröder

Schaeffler Group Adds Leadership to Newly-Established E-Mobility Division
Dr. Jochen Schröder (46) will assume leadership of the Schaeffler Group’s newly-established E-Mobility business division on Ap... (posted 2018-01-22)

Three Motion Industries Service Centers Become Rexnord Certified
Motion Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce that its service centers in Charleston, WV; Pensacola, FL; and Salt Lake City, UT; have b... (posted 2018-01-19)

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand paid a visit to the Niagara Gear facility in Buffalo, NY.

Senator Gillibrand Visits Gear Motions' Niagara Gear Facility
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand paid a visit to Gear Motions’ Niagara Gear facility in Buffalo, NY on Monday, January 8. After tour... (posted 2018-01-18)

Rexnord Corporation to Acquire Centa Power Transmission
Rexnord Corporation recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centa Power Transmission (Centa Antrieb... (posted 2018-01-17)

The CTI Symposium has put out its call for papers for its 2018 Germany and China symposiums.

CTI Symposia Germany and China Call for Papers
Worldwide, the automotive industry is undergoing a major technological transformation. A rollout of electric cars and commercial veh... (posted 2018-01-16)

DMDII has opened its facilities to manufacturers and academics to test process improvements.

DMDII Opens Floor to Manufacturers and Academic Institutions
The Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII) announced that it is opening its floor to manufacturers and academic in... (posted 2018-01-15)

Heidenhain Acquires AMO
Recently, Heidenhain acquired AMO, an Austrian specialty encoder company.  This recent acquisition has resulted in the AMO sales ope... (posted 2018-01-15)

Stackpole produces a number of Powder Metallurgy components including gears and sprockets, clutch components and pump components (Courtesy Stackpole International).

Johnson Electric Expands in Canada
Johnson Electric, Hong Kong, parent company of Stackpole International, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, will invest $351 million in the dev... (posted 2018-01-12)

Continental Expands Rubber Mixing Operations in Nebraska
Technology company Continental has announced a $9.3 million expansion of the rubber mixing operations at its industrial hose plant in Nor... (posted 2018-01-11)

AGMA Officially IACET Accredited
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) has been officially accredited by the International Association for Continuing Educati... (posted 2018-01-10)

Bill Wagner

Bunting Magnetics Appoints Chief Financial Officer
Bunting Magnetics Co. recently announced the appointment of Bill Wagner to the company’s executive leadership team as the chief fin... (posted 2018-01-09)

Randy Breaux

Motion Industries Announces Executive Changes
Motion Industries, Inc. recently announced three management changes, effective December 11, 2017. Tim Breen, Motion Industries president ... (posted 2018-01-08)

 The Svendborg Brakes Service App is available for downloaded for free from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store now.

Svenndborg Brake Services App Offers Free Technical Support
Svendborg Brakes has boosted its technical support for customers with the release of the Svendborg Brakes Service App for Android and iOS... (posted 2018-01-05)

Rich Olson.

Gilman Adds Rich Olson to Business Development Team
Gilman Precision, manufacturer of customized linear and rotary motion systems, is pleased to announce the addition of Rich Olson to their... (posted 2018-01-04)

Tom McCoy is president and owner of Southeast Industrial Solutions.

Gear Motions Begins Partnership with Southeast Industrial Solutions
Gear Motions has announced a new partnership with Southeast Industrial Solutions. SEIS is a professional manufacturers' representati... (posted 2018-01-03)

Tim Holt, CEO Siemens Power Generation Services, marks the opening of the MindSphere Application Center for Power Generation Services in Berlin.

Siemens Opens Mindsphere Application Center for Power Generation in Berlin
Siemens is "making digital real" with the opening of its latest energy services facility in Berlin, a new MindSphere Applicatio... (posted 2018-01-03)

Although Ogura primarily produces electromagnetic clutches and brakes, they also produce magnet particle, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and a variety of specialty products.

Ogura Creates Tooth Clutch Animation Video
Ogura Industrial has created a new animation showing how electromagnetic tooth clutches work. The animation shows an exploded view of the... (posted 2018-01-02)