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AD and SafetyNetwork Announce Intent to Merge in 2020
As part of AD’s commitment to ensuring a strong future for independent distributors, AD and SafetyNetwork announced that the organi... (posted 2019-12-30)

Rockwell Automation Offers Connectivity in Harsh Applications Webinar
Today’s trend is all about machines working smart with better connectivity and improved productivity, even so in harsh applications... (posted 2019-12-27)

Dunkermotoren CEO Uwe Lorenz.

Dunkermotoren Joins MindSphere World
Automation is facing new opportunities and challenges as a result of digitalization and new technologies such as the Internet of Things. ... (posted 2019-12-26)

The Sulzer Academy offers participants hands-on training for pumps.

Sulzer Academy Shares Expertise in Operating and Maintaining Pumps
Learning about the operation and maintenance of any important asset is the first step in optimizing its performance and reliability. This... (posted 2019-12-23)

Salvador Laurrari Gonzalez (foreground) is working with his fellow Continental employees, cutting up toilet paper to simulate snowflakes as children enter the Stewart Caring Place in Fairlawn Ohio, for children with cancer.

Continental Gives Back to Community with Holiday Initiatives
Continental employees recently participated in an annual “Conti Cares” event that included volunteering during the holiday se... (posted 2019-12-20)

Air Force Strategy Creates Opportunities for RIA Members
The Air Force Science & Technology 2030 strategy is creating new opportunities for academia, large and small businesses, and other la... (posted 2019-12-19)

John Galt (right), president and CEO of Husky Injection Molding Systems, presents the EMEA Supplier of the Year Award to Hans Beckhoff, managing director and owner of Beckhoff Automation, in October 2019.

Husky Injection Molding Systems Honors Beckhoff with EMEA Supplier Award
A fruitful development partnership as well as a trusting and reliable relationship such as the one that has existed between Canadian mach... (posted 2019-12-18)

Iberia and Martinez make an agreement on advancing the shipbuilding process.

Navantia Partners with Siemens Digital Industries to Digitalize Shipbuilding
Siemens Digital Industries Software announces its selection by Navantia, a leading European ship builder, as its technological partner to... (posted 2019-12-17)

Altra has expanded its virtual trade show.

Altra Launches Expanded Virtual Trade Show
Altra has recently extended the scope and functionality of its virtual exhibit at http://www.altraex.com. The immersive and interactive t... (posted 2019-12-16)

ABT and Schaeffler Collaborate to Electrify Light Commercial Vehicles
The Schaeffler Group and ABT e-Line GmbH (hereinafter referred to as ABT e-Line) have established a strategic collaboration for the ele... (posted 2019-12-13)

Heidenhain Adds North American Service Partners
Over the past year, five new Heidenhain Service Partners have been established in various U.S. regions to assist in reducing wait times a... (posted 2019-12-12)

A3 Offers Insight on Machine Vision and Motion Control Markets
North American Machine Vision Market Down 4.6% North American sales of machine vision systems and components contracted 4.6% compari... (posted 2019-12-10)

Chadwick Conte, senior marketing strategist at Peninsular Cylinder Company, Chuck Hadden, MMA president and CEO, and Bud Haver, president of Peninsular Cylinder Company.

Peninsular Cylinder Wins Michigan Manufacturing Award
Peninsular Cylinder in Roseville is honored and pleased to announce that the company was voted #1 in the 2nd annual Michigan Manufacturin... (posted 2019-12-09)

With Manage MyMachines, users can increase the productivity, reliability and availability of their machines on the factory floor.

Siemens Presents Digital Applications for Metal-Forming and Additive Manufacturing
Siemens presented ready-to-use digital applications for the metal-forming and additive manufacturing industries recently at Fabtech 2019,... (posted 2019-12-06)

BCA Bearings Wins Auto Care 2019 Automotive Communication Award
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, is pleased to announce the award of a 2019 Automotive Communication Award by the Women in Auto C... (posted 2019-12-05)

Richard Shand, Area Sales Manager for the South.

Tsubaki Expands UK Sales Force
Tsubaki, has expanded its sales force in the UK with the appointment of two new area sales managers. Richard Shand and Billy Dawson will ... (posted 2019-12-04)

SMT Offers System Deflection Analysis Webinar
System deflection takes misalignment into account and solves Force = Stiffness x Deflection equation for all components and connections. ... (posted 2019-12-03)

Simcenter software will be able to virtually predict failure in advanced materials such as composites with speed and accuracy.

Siemens Acquires MultiMechanics, Inc.
Siemens recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., developer of MultiMech finite element softwar... (posted 2019-12-02)

Digital ecosystems will be a key focal point in Halls 14 -17 at Hannover Messe 2020.

Hannover Messe 2020 to Examine Digital Ecosystems
At Hannover Messe 2020, processes and technologies that up until quite recently were regarded as separate and distinct will be showcased ... (posted 2019-11-27)

The strengthening cooperation between Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Schaeffler is highlighted by the development of a new web-based condition monitoring solution.

Mitsubishi Electric and Schaeffler Collaborate on Condition Monitoring Solution
The strengthening cooperation between Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Schaeffler is highlighted by the development of a new web-based cond... (posted 2019-11-26)

Siemens’ AM Network is designed for enterprises, suppliers and partners that are looking to accelerate the adoption of AM for industrial processes and applications.

Siemens Opens Additive Manufacturing Network
Siemens has announced the official launch and general availability of the Siemens Additive Manufacturing (AM) Network, following pilots a... (posted 2019-11-25)

Marisol Fernandez

Fernandez Accepts Impact Award from W.I.S.E.
AD’s president of the industrial and safety Division–U.S. Marisol Fernandez was honored with the Impact Award at the October ... (posted 2019-11-25)

North American companies have ordered 23,894 robotic units to date.

RIA Sees Uptick in North American Robot Orders
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), has announced that North American robot ... (posted 2019-11-21)

Rockwell Automation Offers HMI Webinar
Today’s industrial operations run on information to meet production targets, to reduce waste and energy usage, to improve processes... (posted 2019-11-20)

Aside from its workshop crew, Voith's new Houston location also houses a sales team, engineers, project managers and other support functions.

Voith Hosts Successful Open House in Houston
Voith recently held an open house to allow its customers and vendors to learn more about its new Houston gearbox workshop, located at 621... (posted 2019-11-19)

Teams should incorporate good software development skills and programmable logic controls experience.

Hiring for the Factory of the Future
In the factory of the future, technology will of course be key. Factories will integrate networked machines, sensors and advanced robotic... (posted 2019-11-18)

AutoGuide President and CEO Rob Sullivan.

Teradyne Completes Acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots
Teradyne, Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of AutoGuide Mobile Robots, a leading supplier of high payload autonom... (posted 2019-11-15)

Siemens Opcenter can help The Absolut Company meet some of the challenges in the beverage market.

The Absolut Company Collaborates with Siemens Digital Industries Software
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced a collaboration with The Absolut Company regarding Siemens Opcenter Execution software,... (posted 2019-11-14)

TT Electronics and Wittra Sweden Collaborate on IoT Solutions
TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, announced a new partnership with Wittr... (posted 2019-11-13)

EASA Announces Spring 2020 Training Seminar Schedule
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announces its Spring 2020 training seminar schedule. Offered in various locations aro... (posted 2019-11-12)

AGMA Foundation Sets Scholarship Awards Record
The AGMA Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 Scholarship Awards. Each fall, the Foundation awa... (posted 2019-11-11)

Amsted Seals and Forming offers sealing solutions and metal fabrication.

Amsted Seals and Forming Acquires Clark Seals Ningbo
Amsted Seals and Forming has acquired Clark Seals Ningbo, to be renamed Amsted Seals Ningbo (ASN). The IATF-certified seal production fac... (posted 2019-11-08)

Timken Completes BEKA Lubrication Acquisition
The Timken Company has completed its previously announced acquisition of BEKA Lubrication (BEKA), a leading global supplier of automatic ... (posted 2019-11-07)

Dean Howard

MPIF Elects New Officers
Dean Howard, PMT, president, North American Höganäs Co., a subsidiary of Höganäs AB, Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, has be... (posted 2019-11-05)

The facility is located in Granby, Quebec.

Continental Hose Plant Receives Sanitary Standards Certification
Continental’s industrial hose plant here has received a major sanitary standards certification from the independent U.S. organizati... (posted 2019-11-04)

Spiral bevel gears are just one of the many products available.

Hy-Tech Acquires Both Blaz-Man Gear and Gear Products and Manufacturing
Hy-Tech Engineered Solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Blaz-Man Gear and Gear Products & Manufacturing; both Chicago ... (posted 2019-11-01)

The Cloyes team is focused on growing the brand and business.

Cloyes Gear Maintains Manufacturing Excellence with Arkansas Plant Purchase
After opening its Paris, Ark., manufacturing plant in 1963, Cloyes Gear and Products announced it has successfully regained ownership of ... (posted 2019-10-31)

Heidenhain offers lab automation for the advancement of medical technology.

Heidenhain Announces Life Sciences Partnership
The new Heidenhain Life Sciences brand partnership is now in place offering ground-breaking technology that enables lab automation for th... (posted 2019-10-30)

Brad Lindmark

Forest City Gear Hires New Director of Sales
Forest City Gear has hired Brad Lindmark as director of sales to help meet the growing demands of its wide and diverse customer base thro... (posted 2019-10-29)

B&R Industrial Automation, a member of the ABB Group, demonstrated their ACOPOStrak intelligent track technology, which seamlessly integrates with robots to enable an adaptive machine that automates tasks requiring high variability, precision and mass customization.

B&R Industrial Automation Launches Global Healthcare Research Hub
On October 9, 2019 B&R teamed up with ABB to launch the first dedicated global healthcare research hub at the Texas Medical Center (T... (posted 2019-10-29)

Yaskawa Motoman recently held an internal event with current and past employees to recognize their 30-year anniversary.

Yaskawa Motoman Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary
The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. (Yaskawa Motoman) recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.Previously known as Mot... (posted 2019-10-28)

Schaeffler Highlights Emobility Solutions at SAE Conference
Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler will share its passion and expertise as an emobility solutions partner during the So... (posted 2019-10-25)

The new GoSelect online ordering tool from Bosch Rexroth simplifies specification.

Bosch Rexroth Offers Online Ordering Tool
Bosch Rexroth announces GoSelect, a new online ordering tool designed to streamline product selection. The user-friendly interface offers... (posted 2019-10-24)

EPTDA Appoints 2020 Regional Leaders
The EPTDA recently announced the appointment of its 2020 Regional Leaders. EPTDA Regional Leaders across EMEA support the association in ... (posted 2019-10-23)

Constructed and in full operation just one year after breaking ground, the new facility houses several departments including engineering, product development, manufacturing and warehousing.

FANUC America Opens New Robotics and Automation Facility
FANUC America held a grand opening celebration at its new 461,000 square-foot North Campus robotics and automation facility in Auburn Hil... (posted 2019-10-22)

Dr. Wei-Jen Lee (left) presents John Malinowski (right) with the Fellow award.

Malinowski Awarded IEEE Fellowship
John Malinowski of Fort Smith, Arkansas was honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) by receiving its Fell... (posted 2019-10-21)

Rolf Sudmann

Continental Acquires Automotive Aftermarket Belt Business of CRP Industries
Continental has acquired the assets and business of CRP Industries’ Continental-related belt and belt kits program. As a result, th... (posted 2019-10-11)

Joe Aprile

Lafert North America Announces New Appointments
Lafert North America, a manufacturer of metric AC Motors, metric gearboxes and coolant pumps, is pleased to announce the appointment of J... (posted 2019-10-10)

John Uzzolino

Maxon Hires Business Development Manager for Parvalux
Maxon Group of Taunton, MA has hired John Uzzolino to head up the business development activities for the Parvalux product line in the Un... (posted 2019-10-09)

With eCommerce trending as an increasingly preferred method for researching and purchasing in the business-to-business arena, AD's initiative continues to help its members modernize their digital strategy in an efficient way with the help of a team of experts.

AD Celebrates 100th eCommerce Member
Within only four years of its launch, AD is announcing its 100th member is now live on eCommerce powered by AD eContent Service.AD, the m... (posted 2019-10-08)

Continental Plant Celebrates 20 Years in Mexico
Continental’s power transmission products plant in Chihuahua, Mexico is celebrating its 20-year anniversary.Jim Hill, president of ... (posted 2019-10-07)

NORD Expands Charlotte Facility
Manufacturing and office space to double in size as NORD´s southeast presence grows NORD Gear Corporation, a world leader in drive ... (posted 2019-10-04)

The new credentials are based on standards developed in partnership with and sponsored by Autodesk.

NIMS Launches First-Ever Industry Recognized CAM Credentials
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is now offering standardized Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) credentials, CAM Mi... (posted 2019-10-03)

Brittany McVea Dankiw

Gear Motions Announces Personnel Changes
Gear Motions announces the promotion of Brittany McVea Dankiw to manufacturing engineer, and the new hire of Kris Gardner as customer ser... (posted 2019-10-02)

Electromate Named to 2019 List of Best Workplaces for Millennials
Electromate is proud to announce that the organization has been named on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces for Millennials.Electromate rec... (posted 2019-10-02)

Moog and Voith in Talks to Form Strategic Partnership
The global technology company Voith Group and Moog Inc., both developers, manufacturers and suppliers of electric, hydraulic and hybrid d... (posted 2019-10-01)

The codes in a bearing catalog can include any or all of these three parts: the basic code, prefixes, and suffixes.

Emerson Bearing Shares Secrets to Breaking Catalog Code
Choosing a bearing catalog can be intimidating and confusing - as some seem to be written in a secret code, with a series of letters and ... (posted 2019-09-30)

Marcelo Alves, president South America - rotating equipment services and managing director Brazil at Sulzer.

Sulzer Appoints President for Rotating Equipment in South America
South American industrial economies are continuing to grow and Sulzer is supporting this expansion with its latest appointment in the mar... (posted 2019-09-27)

Bonfiglioli Coordinates IoTwins Project
The European project - funded under Horizon 2020 - involves Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things applied to manufactu... (posted 2019-09-25)

The Busse SJI Viper High Speed Bulk Palletizer and Alpha Turbo TM High Speed Depalletizer are paired with Emerson’s machine health monitoring.

Emerson and Arrowhead Systems Partner on Machine Health Monitoring Solution
Emerson and Arrowhead Systems, Inc. recently announced they have partnered to produce a next-generation, machine health monitoring soluti... (posted 2019-09-25)

Sulzer supports gender equality in the workplace with a number of initiatives.

Sulzer Celebrates Workplace Diversity
Sulzer strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, diverse and empowering working environment. This has been recognized by the Empoweri... (posted 2019-09-23)

The partnership will accelerate digital transformation by harnessing diagnostic and predictive analytics to enable greater operational efficiency.

Seeq and E-Matica Partner on Analytics Solutions
E-matica, a leading systems integrator and applications development firm and a Select Partner for OSIsoft and Seeq, headquartered in Seat... (posted 2019-09-20)

Timken Acquires BEKA Lubrication in Germany
The Timken Company has reached an agreement to acquire BEKA Lubrication (BEKA), a leading global supplier of automatic lubrication system... (posted 2019-09-19)

 Mark Ruberg

Beckhoff Automation Hires Packaging Industry Manager
Beckhoff Automation LLC hired Mark Ruberg as packaging industry manager to further strengthen its presence among U.S. packaging and proce... (posted 2019-09-18)

OTC Acquires Pumps, Parts and Service Inc.
Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, recently announc... (posted 2019-09-17)

Michael McKernin

Mike McKernin Joins United Stars, Inc. as Gear Group Sales and Marketing Director
United Stars, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Michael McKernin as the gear group sales and marketing director. With 35 years i... (posted 2019-09-16)

KISSsoft Announces User Meeting 2019
The KISSsoft User Meeting 2019 takes place October 23-24 and will be held for the first time in English. We’d like to invite all ou... (posted 2019-09-13)

30 Years of the SPS Exhibition
Despite the challenging economic climate ahead of the SPS anniversary exhibition, the outlook for the trade show is once again very posit... (posted 2019-09-12)

U.S. Tsubaki Opens New Facility in Tennessee
U.S. Tsubaki Conveyor Operations Division and U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC, both divisions of U.S. Tsubaki Holdings, Inc. and parent comp... (posted 2019-09-11)

Twin Spring Coupling Announces Partnership with Yuanlu Precision
Twin Spring Coupling recently announced a joint venture with Yuanlu Precision Industry Corp. "Yuanlu already works with some of the ... (posted 2019-09-10)

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies and FlixBus want to put fuel cell-powered coaches on the road.

Flixbus and Freudenberg Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Solutions
FlixBus and Freudenberg Sealing Technologies are collaborating on a future-oriented project for sustainable, CO2-free mobility. Together,... (posted 2019-09-06)

The new sales office is located in Longmont, Colorado.

Heidenhain Opens Central U.S. Sales Office
Heidenhain announces the opening of a new central U.S. sales office as part of the company’s continued North American expansion eff... (posted 2019-09-05)

The Krone product portfolio ranges from simple agricultural machines, such as small mowers, to highly complex field choppers for interplant use.

Krone Establishes Digital Strategy with Siemens Platform
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced that Maschinenfabrik Bernard Krone GmbH & Co. KG, a leading agricultural machinery ... (posted 2019-09-04)

The new metro trainsets by Siemens are constructed with up to 90 percent recyclable materials.

Siemens Builds New Metro Trains for Vienna
Wiener Linien commissioned Siemens at the end of 2017 with the delivery of 34 fully automated metro trains. The contract also includes th... (posted 2019-09-03)

Velodyne sensors deliver range and resolution to Optimus Ride fleet.

Optimus Ride Selects Velodyne Lidar Sensors to Power Self-Driving Vehicles
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. recently announced that Optimus Ride will use Velodyne’s lidar sensors in its entire fleet of self-driving veh... (posted 2019-08-30)

A3 Autonomous Mobile Robot Conference Set for September
From logistics to manufacturing to retail, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) are the perfect tool for dynamic environments and on-demand ... (posted 2019-08-29)

60 VMQ 117117 conforms to Chinese regulations.

Freudenberg Meets High Chinese GB Standards
When it comes to food, we want to be sure that it is free of harmful substances. In order to guarantee food safety, not only the food its... (posted 2019-08-28)

Dritev 2020 Issues Call for Papers
The world of transmissions is currently navigating the tensions between increasing CO2 emissions in vehicle fleets, an explosive increase... (posted 2019-08-27)

Sulzer and Nidec have formalized a field service agreement for MV drives in North America.

Sulzer Confirms Field Service Agreement with Nidec
Following the recent agreement of Sulzer to provide sales and technical support for Nidec medium voltage (MV) drives in North America, th... (posted 2019-08-26)

Josh Eastburn joins Opto 22 as director of technical marketing.

Opto 22 Announces Director of Technical Marketing
Industrial automation and industrial internet of things (IIoT) manufacturer Opto 22 recently named Josh Eastburn as director of technical... (posted 2019-08-21)

Thyssenkrupp Materials Services.

Thyssenkrupp Materials Services Introduces Digital Supply Chain Technologies
Thyssenkrupp Materials Services is continuing its digitalization offensive with the introduction of a flexible IT infrastructure for smar... (posted 2019-08-20)

Steve Skenzick (right) accepts the EASA Exceptional Achievement Service Award from Immediate Past Chairman Lenwood Ireland.

EASA Presents Exceptional Achievement Service Award
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) honored Steve Skenzick of HPS Electric Apparatus Sales & Service in Roseburg, OR,... (posted 2019-08-19)

The AMPM Conference is co-located with WorldPM2020.

Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference Seeks Technical Papers
The program committee for the Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy Conference (AMPM2020) has issued a “Call for Papers &am... (posted 2019-08-16)

Opto 22 Responds to URGENT/11 Inquiries
The recent announcement of security vulnerabilities discovered in the Wind River VxWorks IPnet TCP/IP stack has prompted questions from O... (posted 2019-08-15)


As of July 2019, MicroMo Electronics Inc. (MICROMO) has been officially reorganized as FAULHABER MICROMO LLC and now becomes a fully inte... (posted 2019-08-14)

Nicholas Dagher

Berndorf Belt Technology Names Director of Sales in Canada
Berndorf Belt Technology USA (BBT) has named Nicholas Dagher director of sales, responsible for the Canadian region. He will support thei... (posted 2019-08-13)

U.S. Tsubaki Focuses on Optimizing Customer Operations
U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC recently launched its new brand positioning campaign showing its commitment to service and innovatio... (posted 2019-08-12)

Victrex was recently awarded the automotive quality standard IATF 16949 for the manufacture of gears.

Victrex Awarded Automotive Standard for Manufacture of Gears
Victrex has achieved a new milestone for its automotive offerings. Its gear design and manufacturing facility in Grantsburg, USA, has rec... (posted 2019-08-09)

The investment will strengthen Mitsubishi Electric’s total industrial automation solutions offering by combining its own servo systems and other industrial automation products with Akribis’ wide product line-up.

Mitsubishi Electric Invests in Akribis Sytems in Singapore
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has taken an equity stake in Akribis Systems Pte Ltd (Akribis), a Singapore-based manufacturer of linea... (posted 2019-08-08)

Quaker Chemical and Houghton International Combine to form Quaker Houghton
Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International have combined to create Quaker Houghton, the global leader in industrial process f... (posted 2019-08-07)

Michael Mullen (third from left) with members of Bonfiglioli’s Victorian operation at their brand-new facility in Carrum Downs.

Bonfiglioli Expands Australian Headquarters
Bonfiglioli has doubled the size of its Victorian headquarters with its move to a new and expanded facility in Carrum Downs, Victoria, ne... (posted 2019-08-05)

The 2019 CFO of the Year awards were hosted on July 18 at the Crystal Tea Room in Center City, Philadelphia.

AD CFO Drew Moyer Named 2019 CFO of the Year by Philadelphia Business Journal
Drew Moyer, CFO of AD, the member owned buying/marketing group, has been awarded 2019 CFO of the Year by the Philadelphia Business Journa... (posted 2019-08-02)

KISSsoft Sharing Knowledge in Second Half of 2019
In the second half of 2019, KISSsoft will offer numerous opportunities to deepen your knowledge of the company's products and technol... (posted 2019-08-01)

Dr. Heiner Lang

Dr. Heiner Lang Appointed to Bosch Rexroth AG Executive Board
Dr. Heiner Lang will join the executive board of Bosch Rexroth AG, Lohr a. Main, Germany. Once on the board, he will take over responsibi... (posted 2019-07-31)

A compact Industry 4.0 solution package for wind turbine azimuth drives is the result of a long-term development partnership between Bonfiglioli and Schaeffler.

Bonfiglioli and Schaeffler Collaborate on Wind Turbine Gear Drives
A compact Industry 4.0 solution package for wind turbine azimuth drives is the result of a long-term development partnership between Bo... (posted 2019-07-30)

The benefits of NORD 911, an after-hours customer support program.

NORD Gear Offers Broad Range of Service and Support Options
One of the hallmarks of exceptional customer service is ensuring someone in the organization is available 24 hours a day, seven days a we... (posted 2019-07-29)

Continental's Norfolk, Nebraska hose plant was built and began business operations in 1979.

Continental Hose Plant Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Continental’s Norfolk, Nebraska hose plant, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.“We are proud to share in this 40th... (posted 2019-07-26)

The WMS (Warehouse Management System) Compact Store is now completely owned by Weland Solutions, controlling of all their inventory management operations utilizing vertical storage lifts.

Weland Solutions Acquires Compact Store and Kodverkstan
The Weland group has acquired the company Kodverkstan. The acquisition means that Weland Solutions now completely owns the WMS (Warehouse... (posted 2019-07-25)

Jeremy Barton

Motion Industries Names New Vice President of West Group
Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of G... (posted 2019-07-24)

Huco, a premier brand of Altra Industrial Motion Corp., offers a variety of precision couplings for industrial and commercial applications.

Huco Direct Offers Next Day Shipping for Online Orders
Huco has launched an e-commerce service at the website below that allows end users to order precision couplings direct from its manufactu... (posted 2019-07-23)

(Left to right) Tim Bieber, Brian Larry and Jerry Gray.

EASA Announces New International Officers for 2019-2020
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announces new international officers for the 2019-2020 administrative year. The new o... (posted 2019-07-22)

S.S. White Technologies is celebrating its 175th year as a supplier of flexible rotary shafts for the aerospace industry.

S.S. White Celebrates 175th Year as Flexible Rotary Shaft Supplier
S.S. White Technologies is celebrating its 175th year as a supplier of flexible rotary shafts for the aerospace industry and is currently... (posted 2019-07-19)

Bonfiglioli reaffirms in 2019 its commitment to honor young graduates and promoters’ projects in the field of mechatronic systems as part of the Comitato Leonardo Committee, for the ninth time in a row.

Bonfiglioli to Honor Mechatronic Students with Thesis Award
Bonfiglioli reaffirms in 2019 its commitment to honor young graduates and promoters’ projects in the field of mechatronic systems a... (posted 2019-07-18)

In a mobile age, customers increasingly expect mobile solutions for efficient handling of the installed drive technology directly on site.

Nord Enhances Mobile Solutions
In a mobile age, customers increasingly expect mobile solutions for efficient handling of the installed drive technology directly on site... (posted 2019-07-17)

Heidenhain Introduces Online Automation Encoder Tool
As part of its ongoing “Customer First” initiative, Heidenhain introduces the new multi-level online Encoder Selection Tool f... (posted 2019-07-16)

Since its initial launch, 3DCompare has continued to expand its operations and software, developing into a worldwide network for connecting partners and consumers.

3DCompare Offers On-Demand Manufacturing Platform
3DCompare, a leading on-demand manufacturing platform, is announcing the result of a successful investment seed round of funding from an ... (posted 2019-07-05)

From left to right: Nicolas Petrovic (CEO Siemens France), the winner Liubov Medvedeva and Cedrik Neike (Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Smart Infrastructure).

Siemens Arts Program Awards Soprano in Opera Contest
Twenty-one-year-old Soprano Liubov Medvedeva has won this year's Siemens Opera Contest France at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. M... (posted 2019-07-02)

Matthews Automation Solutions Named Inaugural Member of Manhattan Automation Network
Supply chain and warehouse management system (WMS) provider Manhattan Associates has named Matthews Automation Solutions one of five inau... (posted 2019-06-28)

Varvel continues to invest in young people in the manufacturing sector.

Varvel Rewards Top Student in Racing Motorcycle Engineering Course
Commitment, competence and excellent performance are some of the key characteristics of the Varvel Group, the Bologna-based company that ... (posted 2019-06-27)

Joe Konetski

Forest City Gear Adds Process Engineer to 'Cut Teeth Only' Operations Team
Forest City Gear has added Joe Konetski as process engineer to its ‘Cut Teeth Only’ operations team, a resource dedicated to ... (posted 2019-06-26)

Symmco Announces New Director of Sales
Symmco Inc. recently announced Matt Gritzer as the new director of sales. While working at Symmco for over 15 years, Gritzer has see... (posted 2019-06-26)

OTC Acquires Furey Filter & Pump and PSI Engineering
Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC), an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, today anno... (posted 2019-06-25)

Alberto Favalessa succeeds Markus Johansson, who leaves the Kollmorgen team well-positioned to accelerate its current positive momentum well into the future.

Kollmorgen Announces Vice President and General Manager EMEA Operations
Kollmorgen announced today that Alberto Favalessa, formerly managing director for Italy and Switzerland, has been selected as Kollmorgen&... (posted 2019-06-24)

Andy Zosel

Omron Microscan Appoints President and CEO
Omron announced that as of June 17, 2019, Andy Zosel has been appointed as the new president and CEO of its Omron Microscan business loca... (posted 2019-06-21)

This accreditation means that NES is in line with NADCAP’s standardized approach to quality assurance, which replaces routine auditing with more in-depth, technically superior, special process audits.

Napoleon Engineering Services (NES) Achieves NADCAP Certification
Napoleon Engineering Services (NES) is proud to announce that it has achieved accreditation by the National Aerospace and Defense Contrac... (posted 2019-06-20)

As a result of their digitalization, Octans Aircraft has seen a 40% reduction in time in the new product development cycle.

Octans Aircraft Collaborates with Siemens Digital Industries Software
Having more security, reliability and availability of its products has led Octans Aircraft, a Brazilian manufacturer of small aircraft, t... (posted 2019-06-20)

James E. Feiertag

Twin Disc Appoints President and COO
Twin Disc, Inc., a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, has appointed James E. Feiertag... (posted 2019-06-19)

Eriez Announces Three Executive Promotions
Eriez announces the promotions of John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll to new positions within the company’s corporate leadershi... (posted 2019-06-18)

Misumi Releases 10th Edition Mechanical Automation Components Catalog
The new 10th Edition Mechanical Automation Components catalog from Misumi will be available to pickup on Friday, June 28 at the Misumi He... (posted 2019-06-17)

With the new Festo website, products are more easily, quickly, and efficiently accessible.

Festo Redesigns Website
Festo recently unveiled its first complete website redesign in more than 10 years. The company’s 30,000 products and accompanying e... (posted 2019-06-14)

Seeq applications and Amitec expertise and services work together to deliver advanced analytics solutions for manufacturing customers.

Seeq and Amitec Sponsor Ignite Conference
Amitec, a leading system integrator in Norway, and Seeq, a provider of advanced analytics solutions, will jointly exhibit at the Ignite c... (posted 2019-06-13)

Just like in commercial applications, the close tolerance blanks will allow the students to get right to the high-value work of finish machining.

TCI Provides Blanks for CNC Skills Championship
TCI Precision Metals will provide custom Machine-Ready Blanks to the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), in support of t... (posted 2019-06-12)

This expanded CNC controls training center in the Chicago area is available for users at all levels, including those interested in 5-axis machining.

Heidenhain Opens CNC Controls Training Center in Chicago
Heidenhain has recently opened its TNC-CNC Academy. This expanded CNC controls training center in the Chicago area is available for users... (posted 2019-06-11)

Melissa Kladder

TE Connectivity Promotes Kladder to Sales Director
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has appointed Melissa Kladder to the position of director of sales, Ame... (posted 2019-06-07)

Training of new staff and apprentices is central to Sulzer retaining its knowledge and expertise.

Sulzer Invests in the Engineers of the Future
Engineers collect a vast array of skills and experience through their working lives and it is essential that these are passed onto the ne... (posted 2019-06-06)

Hoerbiger accepted the Gold Award in the category

Hoerbiger Wins German Innovation Award
There is more efficiency available for hybrid and electric drives thanks to an innovative switching element from Hoerbiger: The TorqueLIN... (posted 2019-06-05)

Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference Call for Speakers
The Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference (CRAV.ai) takes place Nov. 12-13 in San Jose, California. The Association f... (posted 2019-06-04)

Tom Young

Diamond Chain Addition Builds on Timken's Quality Commitment
The Timken Company has found the perfect fit with the recent acquisition of Diamond Chain Co., combining forces with Drives to make an im... (posted 2019-06-03)

Hans Keller

Höganäs Replaces H.C. Starck Brand
As of 1 June, Höganäs Group of Sweden and H.C. Starck Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders (STC) act under the same brand a... (posted 2019-06-03)

The Factory of the Future Experience is a multi-technology exhibit featuring intelligent, distributed drive and control components, connectivity modules, compact and versatile linear products, innovative chain conveyors and a wide selection of structural framing.

Bosch Rexroth Introduces Factory of the Future Experience
“In the factory of the future connectivity is key,” said Heiko Schwindt, Bosch Rexroth vice president of automation and elect... (posted 2019-05-31)

The Omron Foundation donated a new laboratory complete with workstations and state-of-the-art equipment to give University of Houston students the opportunity to prepare for real-world engineering challenges.

Omron Helps University of Houston Engineering Students with Design and Robotics Laboratory
The University of Houston’s Cullen College of Engineering recently unveiled a cutting-edge laboratory donated by the Omron Foundati... (posted 2019-05-30)

John Watwood.

Motion Industries Names Senior Vice President - Southeast Group
Motion Industries, Inc. has named John Watwood group senior vice president of the company’s Southeast Group – effective May 1... (posted 2019-05-29)

 Each project is assessed to ensure safe working practices are employed at all times.

Sulzer Wood Celebrates Nine-Year Safety Milestone
Despite the challenges of working in the offshore environment, Sulzer Wood has recently recorded nine years without a lost time incident ... (posted 2019-05-28)

Emerson employees Daniel Fuentes, Mike Kronebusch, Dane Dreher, John Schuster and Bob Axtell accepting the 2019 Plant Engineering Award.

Emerson Recognized by American Foundry Society
Emerson has been recognized with the 2019 Plant Engineering Award by the American Foundry Society (AFS) for its commitment to continuous ... (posted 2019-05-24)

Xometry Announces 50 Million Equity Raise Led by Greenspring Associates
Xometry, the largest on-demand manufacturing marketplace, recently announced it raised $50 million in equity funding, led by Greenspring ... (posted 2019-05-23)

Ricardo Presents Technical Papers During CTI Symposium
With diverse commercial applications ranging from defence to mining, farming and forestry, as well as innumerable leisure pursuits, the g... (posted 2019-05-22)

Twin Disc Announces Wisconsin Expansion
Twin Disc, Inc. is near completion of an expansion project in Wisconsin.  The 39,000 square-foot North American Aftermarket Distribu... (posted 2019-05-21)

The dashboard of MyVoith is easy to use and offers the ability for personalization.

Voith Launches Digital Online Platform
MyVoith is a global platform that brings together the company’s digital services and business related information in one location. ... (posted 2019-05-20)

The new logo reflects the new vision at Rossi.

Rossi Makes Strategic Change in Branding
Rossi S.p.A., a company of the Habasit Group, involved in the design, manufacturing and distribution of gear reducers, gearmotors and ele... (posted 2019-05-13)

Gilman Precision Adds to Business Development Team
 Gilman Precision, manufacturer of customized linear and rotary motion systems, is delighted to announce the addition of Matt Fritsc... (posted 2019-05-10)

Continental Donates Money to High School Athletic Complex
Continental’s industrial products plant has donated $50,000 over a five-year period to the St. Marys Community Foundation and the R... (posted 2019-05-09)

Ogura Creates Animation for Permanent Magnet/Hysteresis Slip Clutch/Brakes
Ogura has created a new animation showing how permanent magnet/hysteresis slip clutch/brakes work.  The animation covers both cons... (posted 2019-05-08)

AD Membership Grows in Q1 2019
AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, reported a 7% increase in member sales, across 12 AD divisio... (posted 2019-05-07)

Jason Moore.

TE Connectivity Announces Changes to Industrial Sales Team
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has promoted Jason Moore to vice president of global sales and marketin... (posted 2019-05-06)

Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision and AI Conference Call for Speakers
The Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision and AI Conference will be held in San Jose, California from November 12-13. The show is current... (posted 2019-05-03)

RIA Examines Robot Accessories in Latest Webinar
What’s new in industrial automation? RIA surveyed the top manufacturers in automation and robotics to find out what is new, what&rs... (posted 2019-05-02)

AD Appoints New President of Industrial and Safety Division - United States
AD, the $41 billion contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, recently announced that Marisol Fernandez will... (posted 2019-05-01)

FCG has expanded turning and milling operations with its gear blank production facility.

Forest City Gear Launches Advanced Turning and Milling Facility for Gear Blank Production
Forest City Gear has expanded its turning and milling operations with a state-of-the-art facility designed to greatly improve lead times ... (posted 2019-04-30)

Continental has initiated an apprenticeship program with Norfolk Public Schools.

Continental Plant Initiates Apprenticeship Program for High School Students
In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, the State of Nebraska Office of Apprenticeship and Norfolk Public Schools, the technolo... (posted 2019-04-29)

Siemens will be exhibiting at OTC 2019 at Booth #4422.

Siemens to Announce New Partnership During OTC 2019 in Houston
Siemens will announce a new partnership during the 50th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston that will provide digital ... (posted 2019-04-26)

Digital Industry USA 2019 will build on the successful educational content that was available during Hannover Messe USA.

Hannover Fairs USA Announces Digital Industry USA 2019
Hannover Fairs USA and Deutsche Messe, the organizers of the world’s largest manufacturing show Hannover Messe and its North Americ... (posted 2019-04-25)

Seeq continues to invest in industry forums, conferences, and partnerships to ensure customers benefit from advanced analytics.

Seeq Sponsors CSIA Executive Conference
Seeq will join more than 500 control system integrators from April 29 to May 3 in Asheville, North Carolina for the Control System Integr... (posted 2019-04-24)

MCMA Offers Webinar on Encoders for Motion Control
Learn about Posital’s new large-bore, low profile hollow-shaft absolute encoders (rotary position sensors) for motors and robot j... (posted 2019-04-23)

AMT Reports on Latest Manufacturing Technology Orders
Manufacturing technology orders totaled $337.2 million in February 2019 accounting for a 15 percent decline from January and a seven perc... (posted 2019-04-22)

Nord Gear Corporation's 2019 expansion plans.

Nord Celebrates 40th Anniversary in the United States with Sixth Expansion
Delivering double-digit sales growth for three consecutive years, Nord Gear Corporation is expanding for the sixth time since it built it... (posted 2019-04-19)

 Dieter Schaefer will retire June 30, 2019.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Announces COO Retirement
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies recently announced that chief operating officer (COO) Dieter Schaefer will retire June 30, 2019. Schaefe... (posted 2019-04-18)

The new agreement will provide Sulzer’s expertise to Kato’s customers.

Sulzer Signs Partnership with Kato Engineering
Following on from the recent agreement with Nidec for the sales and servicing of medium voltage variable speed drives, Sulzer has signed ... (posted 2019-04-17)

AGMA Announces Additive Manufacturing Publication for Gear Making
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced the publication of an emerging technology document, Additive Manufacturing T... (posted 2019-04-16)

Hydraulic Institute Approves Patterson Pump Company for Pump Test Program
The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Patterson Pump Company, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory appro... (posted 2019-04-15)

AGMA and Richard J. Daley College Partner on National Training Center in Chicago
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) signed a partnership agreement with Richard J. Daley College, one of the City Colleges... (posted 2019-04-12)

Posi Lock Puller Introduces New Brand Identity
The award-winning global manufacturer of gear and bearing pullers, Posi Lock Puller Inc. recently announced a new brand identity for its ... (posted 2019-04-11)

Meet AD Canada Industrial and Safety.

AD Announces Completion of IDI Merger
AD, the member owned buying/marketing group, announced the completion of the merger with IDI Independent Distributors Inc., effective Apr... (posted 2019-04-09)

The Stober Configurator has been updated online.

Stober Releases Latest Version of Stober Configurator
Stober has released the next version of Stober Fits with the Stober Configurator. This project has been in development for over 2.5 years... (posted 2019-04-05)

TB Wood’s has recently redesigned the layout and functionality of its coupling eCatalog.

TB Woods Redesigns eCatalog
TB Wood’s has recently redesigned the layout and functionality of its coupling eCatalog to enhance the user experience. The expande... (posted 2019-04-04)

Catalog 319 features the latest Aurora Bearing products.

Aurora Bearing Releases Latest Product Catalog
Aurora Bearing Company (Montgomery, Il ) is proud to announce the availability of their latest product catalog. Aurora’s catalog 31... (posted 2019-04-03)

Bill Hoose has joined Atlanta Gear Works as vice president of field services.

Atlanta Gear Works Welcomes New Vice President of Field Services
Atlanta Gear Works has named Bill Hoose to fill its newly created position of vice president of field services. It is the second newly ... (posted 2019-04-02)

Timken has acquired The Diamond Chain Company.

Timken Acquires The Diamond Chain Company
The Timken Company has acquired The Diamond Chain Company from Amsted Industries. Diamond Chain is a leading supplier of high-performance... (posted 2019-04-01)

NEMA Updates Motors and Generators Standard
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published 2018 updates to ANSI/NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators. NEMA’s fla... (posted 2019-03-29)

Seeq is an advanced analytics solution for engineers and scientists in process manufacturing organizations to rapidly investigate, collaborate, and publish insights on manufacturing data.

Seeq Expands Global Coverage and Process Manufacturing Support
Seeq Corporation is expanding its global coverage and support for their process manufacturing customers with the addition of more than 50... (posted 2019-03-28)

Motion control and motor technologies continue to play a growing role in automation worldwide.

Global Motion Control and Motors Market Sees Record Growth in 2018
The global motion control and motor market experienced record growth in 2018, with $3.827 billion in shipments, up 8 percent over 2017.... (posted 2019-03-27)

The ultra-modern development and production site in North Rhine-Westphalia is the largest single investment in the 70-year history of the company.

Lenze Invests in Ultra-Modern Development Site and Logistic Center
Lenze laid the foundation late last year for its new Mechatronic Competence Campus (MCC) in Extertal, Germany.The ultra-modern developmen... (posted 2019-03-26)

Siemens Signs Agreement to Acquire NVH Business from Saab Medav Technologies
Siemens has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) end-of-line quality testing bu... (posted 2019-03-25)

Rockwell Automation Webinar Addresses Workforce Skills Gap Challenge
Manufacturing roles are changing more profoundly than ever, requiring new skills needed to deploy technology on the plant floor. It's... (posted 2019-03-22)

The new building will provide design engineering and production operations, significantly advancing Maxon Precision Motors presence and capabilities in North America.

Maxon Motors Opens New U.S. Manufacturing Facility
Maxon Precision Motors, a division of Maxon Motor of Sachsein, Switzerland, has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in ... (posted 2019-03-21)

Dr. Robert F. Handschuh.

Robert F. Handschuh Ends 35-Year Career at NASA Glenn Research Center
Dr. Robert F. Handschuh has retired from NASA, concluding a more than 35-year distinguished career as the Chief of the Rotating and Drive... (posted 2019-03-20)

 AD has been awarded a Delaware Valley Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

AD Wins Workplace Award, Hosts Winter Meeting
AD, the member owned buying/marketing group, has been awarded a Delaware Valley Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Philadelphia Inquirer.... (posted 2019-03-19)

Lorri Fernandes.

Lafert North America Appoints Inside Sales Representative
Lafert NA has appointed Lorri Fernandes to the role of inside sales representative. Fernandes brings over 20 years of motor sales experie... (posted 2019-03-18)

Bob McClain

Quality Assurance Manager Joins Forest City Gear
Forest City Gear has hired Bob McClain as quality assurance manager to oversee the activities of the company’s world-class qualit... (posted 2019-03-15)

Fersa bearing produced for the axles of commercial vehicles such as the Actros.

Daimler Germany Selects Fersa Bearings as Official Supplier
Fersa Bearings, S.A. has signed an agreement with the automotive giant Daimler to become an official supplier of bearings for the axles o... (posted 2019-03-14)

Automate 2019 takes place April 8-11 in Chicago.

Automate Announces Finalists for Launch Pad Startup Competition
Automate has announced the seven finalists in the Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition. Co-produced with MassRobotics, the competition... (posted 2019-03-13)

EASA Announces Program for 2019 Convention
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) will hold its Annual Convention and Exposition from June 29 to July 2, 2019 at the Ma... (posted 2019-03-12)

Nord employees receive training in the fundamentals of lean management and are given ideas for implementing these ideas in their daily work.

Nord Integrates Trainees into Management Processes with NordPro Initiative
Optimum customer satisfaction can only be achieved with optimally trained employees: This is the basic idea behind the NordPro initiati... (posted 2019-03-11)

Randy Breaux

Breaux and Storer Share 2018 GPC Manager of the Year Award
Motion Industries, Inc. has announced that its parent company, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), presented Randy Breaux (Motion Industries pre... (posted 2019-03-08)

Posi Lock is a manufacturer of gear and bearing pullers.

Posi Lock Puller Opens European Warehouse and Showroom in Brussels
Posi Lock Puller, Inc., recently announced the opening of its European warehouse and showroom in Brussels, Belgium.“Posi Lock has b... (posted 2019-03-07)

Thomson's motion products are used in a variety of applications.

Thomson Industries Expands Illinois Operation
Thomson Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, intends to consolidate operations from a Connecticut sub... (posted 2019-03-06)

Matthew Chapman.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Welcomes New President of Sales and Marketing for Automotive Business
As of May 1, 2019, Matthew Chapman will take over as the new president of sales and marketing for the automotive business of Freudenberg ... (posted 2019-03-05)

EPTDA and PTDA Will Host Pavilion at Hannover Messe 2019
With more than 70 years of experience, the world’s largest industrial fair is, once again, host to all key technologies and core ar... (posted 2019-03-04)

Construction on the new building will begin April 2019.

Brelie Gear Announces New Plant in Wisconsin
Brelie Gear Co, Inc. has announced plans to build a new 36,800 sq. ft. facility on a recently purchased 4.3 acre site in Waukesha, WI.&... (posted 2019-03-01)

Dana Completes Purchase of Oerlikon Group's Drive Systems Segment
Dana Incorporated has completed the acquisition of the Drive Systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, including the Graziano and Fairfield ... (posted 2019-03-01)

John Klinge.

Eriez Promotes Klinge to Director, Strategic Sales-Aftermarket
Senior Sales Director of Eriez-USA Dave Heubel announces that John Klinge has been promoted to the newly created position of director, st... (posted 2019-02-28)

The Multi-Carrier System from Siemens and Festo.

Siemens and Festo Collaborate on Linear Motor Drive and Control Concept
Siemens and Festo are presenting an innovative linear motor drive and control concept, designed to offer flexible and efficient high-pe... (posted 2019-02-27)

RIA will present a webinar in March on collaborative robots.

RIA Offers Webinar on Collaborative Robots
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) will present a webinar on March 21 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Eastern called "Collaborative R... (posted 2019-02-26)

PTDA Reports Growth in 4Q18, Slowing Trend for 2019
The fourth quarter 2018 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) in... (posted 2019-02-22)

Whittemore Adds Partnerships with NSK and Lyndex-Nikken
As of January 14, 2019, The Whittemore Co. (Whittemore) announced that it has officially partnered with NSK America, to its portfolio o... (posted 2019-02-19)

AD and IDI Merge to Become AD Canada Industrial & Safety
AD recently announced the merger with IDI Independent Distributors Inc., effective April 1st, 2019. IDI brings 107 independent industrial... (posted 2019-02-18)

Axis is a robotics and automation company.

Motion Industries to Acquire Automation and Robotics Company
Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine P... (posted 2019-02-15)

Floyd Spencer, sales and technical training manager, Lenze Americas, gives students a tour of the production floor.

Lenze Americas Hosts STEM Career Day for Local Students
Lenze Americas, a manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technologies, welcomed students ... (posted 2019-02-14)

Malinowski Named 2019 IEEE Fellow
John Malinowski, senior manager of industry affairs (retired from Baldor Electric Company), of Fort Smith, Arkansas, has been named an IE... (posted 2019-02-13)

Dr. Mircea Gradu, senior vice president quality and validation at Velodyne Lidar, Inc.

VDI Conference Examines Sensor Technology in Autonomous Vehicles
Dr. Mircea Gradu, senior vice president quality and validation at Velodyne Lidar, Inc., will deliver a featured presentation on lidar tec... (posted 2019-02-12)

Dana Signs Supply Agreement with Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
Dana Incorporated has announced a strategic, multi-year supply agreement that positions the company as a preferred global supplier of dri... (posted 2019-02-11)

Surface Generation PtFS Mold Tool.

Victrex Invests in Injection and Compression Molding Technology with Surface Generation
An innovative and differentiated tooling design and processing technology called PtFS (Production to Functional Specification), from U.K.... (posted 2019-02-08)

AGMA and NFPA Announce MPT Conference at Motion + Power Technology Expo
The new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), formerly Gear Expo, will offer a new opportunity for attendees to learn from industry ... (posted 2019-02-07)

PTDA Foundation Vanguard Campaign Propels PT WORK Force Initiative
In 2018, the PTDA Foundation launched PT WORK Force—an initiative to specifically support the power transmission/motion control (PT... (posted 2019-02-06)

Bonfiglioli Implements Certification for its BEST Distributors
With over 550 partners in the world that supply ready-to-use products and aftersales services, industrial distribution has always been a ... (posted 2019-02-05)

Mechatronics @ Work Factory of the Future Showcase will give attendees a better understanding of data visualization.

Bosch Rexroth Offers IoT Show and Tell During ATX West
At ATX West 2019, Bosch Rexroth is going beyond simply spinning motors or waving sensors in the air to demonstrate the Internet of Things... (posted 2019-02-04)

API Focuses on Smart Factory Metrology
Automated Precision, Inc. has announced a global rebranding. The company name has been changed to API in recognition of its name abbrevia... (posted 2019-02-01)

Alliance Sensors Partners with Digi-Key Electronics
H. G. Schaevitz LLC dba Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce a partnership with Digi-Key Electronics, Thief River Falls, MN, to ... (posted 2019-01-31)

MCMA Welcomes New Members
MCMA is proud to represent the industry from around the world. With over 270 member companies, MCMA is the leading resource for motion co... (posted 2019-01-30)

RIA and Pittsburgh Robotics Network Establish Partnership
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade organization, recently announced a strategic partnership with Pittsb... (posted 2019-01-29)

Marsh Bellofram Acquires Lowery Well Heads and EZ Flow Control/Talco
Recent acquisitions are enabling Marsh Bellofram to round out its offering of products for the oil and gas industry. Marsh has acquired L... (posted 2019-01-28)

Nidec and Bartholet Sign Trade Agreement
Nidec ASI, head of the Nidec Industrial Solutions platform belonging to the Nidec Group, and Bartholet (Bartholet Maschinenbau AG), a lea... (posted 2019-01-25)

Collaborative and mobile robots is one of four educational tracks available at Automate 2019.

Automate 2019 Releases Full Conference Agenda
Automate 2019 has released the conference agenda for the show taking place April 8-11 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Whether you’re... (posted 2019-01-24)

Marcelo Marcos has been named president and CEO of KTR Corporation.

Marcos Returns to KTR Corporation as New CEO
Marcelo Marcos has been named president and CEO of KTR Corporation. Marcos was the marketing manager from 1995 to 2002. "Around 2000... (posted 2019-01-23)

 Basics for calculation and dimensioning of the geometry and the load capacity of cylindrical gears were the focus of the first workshop day.

GWJ Technology Offers Calculation Workshop for Formula Student Teams
At the end of October 2018, GWJ Technology, a provider of software solutions for gear and gearboxes, organized a workshop for the second ... (posted 2019-01-22)

KMC Global provides control panels for industrial equipment plus automation and integration with remote and on-site support capability.

KMC Global Expands Controls and Automation Division
KMC Global, a group of wholly owned, autonomous companies—including PRAB Inc.—that manufacture equipment designed to enhance ... (posted 2019-01-21)

Casandra Blassingame

AGMA Promotes Blassingame to Vice President, Education Services
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Casandra Blassingame to vice president, educat... (posted 2019-01-18)

WABCO Signs Transmission Agreement with Daimler
WABCO Holdings Inc., a supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connec... (posted 2019-01-17)

Alessandro Pace, president and CEO of the SME Group; Chiara Pace, chief financial officer and general manager of the SME Group; Jim Kamsickas, president and chief executive officer of Dana Incorporated, and; Adolpho Pace, founder and chairman of the SME Group (photo courtesy of Dana Incorporated).

Dana Acquires SME Group
Dana Incorporated has announced it has completed the acquisition of the SME Group, headquartered in Arzignano, Italy. The global SME Grou... (posted 2019-01-16)

After over a year of planning, Bosch Rexroth moved into a multi-function facility in Pleasanton, California.

Bosch Rexroth Expands West Coast Capabilities
Bosch Rexroth is excited to announce the next phase of its growing west coast presence through the re-opening of its Pleasanton, Californ... (posted 2019-01-15)

NEMA Welcomes New Officers and Chairman
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Regal Beloit’s Mark Gliebe was elected chairman of the NEMA... (posted 2019-01-14)

United Nations Committee Set to Integrate ISA Standards into Cybersecurity Framework
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has confirmed it will integrate the widely used ISA/IEC 62443 series of stand... (posted 2019-01-11)

Full Modelica standard support is now available in Simcenter Amesim.

Modelon and Siemens PLM Software Enhance System Simulation Capabilities Through Partnership
Siemens PLM Software and Modelon recently announced a partnership to use Modelon’s OPTIMICA Compiler Toolkit as the default Model... (posted 2019-01-10)

The Beamer Laser Systems Model FL53.

Gear Motions Installs Laser Marking Machine at Nixon Gear Division
Gear Motions is the proud owner of a new fiber laser marking machine which was recently installed at its Nixon Gear Division in Syracuse.... (posted 2019-01-08)

Joe Limbaugh

Motion Industries Promotes Joe Limbaugh to SVP Supply Chain, Operations Support, and Marketing
Motion Industries, Inc. has announced the promotion of N. Joe Limbaugh to the position of senior vice president of supply chain, operatio... (posted 2019-01-07)

Schaeffler Partners with Plug and Play to Expand U.S. Startup Network
Global industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler has entered into a partnership with Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based innovation... (posted 2019-01-04)

 Siemens will not only supply the trains, but has also been contracted to maintain them for the next 32 years to ensure that the fleet is available every day.

Siemens Develops Express Rail Service in Germany
Labeled as the project of the century for the German metropolitan region, the Rhine-Ruhr express (RRX) will help alleviate the continuous... (posted 2019-01-03)

The additional building is completely integrated into the existing plant, which already produces approx. 300,000 products per year.

Bonfiglioli Launches Electromobility Production Line
Bonfiglioli has launched its new electromobility production line in Forlì, Italy. The new unit - covering an area of about 10,00... (posted 2019-01-02)