Power Transmission Engineering Industry News 2020

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AutoGuide Mobile Robots' autonomous tuggers are now available in Europe.

AutoGuide Mobile Robots Opens New European Office
AutoGuide Mobile Robots, a leading manufacturer of high-payload autonomous mobile robot (AMR) systems, recently announced the opening of ... (posted 2020-12-29)

EMO Milano Returns in October 2021
EMO Milano 2021, taking place from October 4-9, will  mark the enterprises’ return to “normalacy."Promoted by CECIM... (posted 2020-12-28)

VELO3D's manufacturing facility in Campbell, California where final assembly and test takes place for all Sapphire 3D metal printers. All systems are shipped from this location.

VELO3D Partners with GoEngineer for Sapphire 3D Printing Systems
As demand for their industry-leading additive manufacturing systems grows, VELO3D has announced the formation of a U.S.-wide partnership ... (posted 2020-12-24)

OTC Acquires JCI Industries
Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC), an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has announ... (posted 2020-12-24)

KISSsoft helps young companies by providing them with a license that enables them to use the calculation programs KISSsoft and KISSsys commercially without high investment costs.

KISSsoft Invests in Future with Start-up Offer
As a start-up you need highest flexibility at lowest costs. With a time-limited KISSsoft start-up license, you can respond to any custome... (posted 2020-12-23)

Randy Breaux

Motion Industries Announces CEO of the Year Award for Randy Breaux
Motion Industries, Inc. recently announced that Randy Breaux, Motion Industries president, is a 2020 award recipient of CEO of the Year, ... (posted 2020-12-22)

Jurgen von Hollen, president of Universal Robots, delivers 50,000th cobot.

Universal Robots Reaches 50,000 Collaborative Robots Sold
Collaborative robots – or cobots – remain the fastest growing segment of industrial automation, projected to grow at a Compou... (posted 2020-12-21)

Timken Announces Production of Manufacturing Facility in Mexico
The Timken Company has announced the start of production at its new manufacturing facility in San Jose Iturbide, Mexico. The facility man... (posted 2020-12-21)

The NORD website has been optimized in terms of appearance, usability, and functionality. Customers will now gain maximum benefit from the drive specialist's online offer.

NORD Launches New Website to Better Serve Customers
The NORD website has been comprehensively redesigned. With this new update, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers its customers an even more service-f... (posted 2020-12-18)

Steven Lowery

Oelheld Appoints Lowery as Executive Vice President
Oelheld U.S., Inc. in West Dundee, Illinois, has appointed Steven Lowery as Executive Vice President, effective December 1, 2020. Steven ... (posted 2020-12-17)

WBA Leads Fight Against Counterfeit Bearings with Mobile App
The World Bearing Association (WBA) a non-profit organization serving the public interest, announces the release of a new app, the WBA Be... (posted 2020-12-16)

Innovative Rack and Gear Merges with Avers Machine and Gear
For 25 years, Innovative Rack and Gear, located in Wood Dale, Illinois, has developed a solid reputation for quality and service. The com... (posted 2020-12-15)

It is readily observed that the design of the gap between helices on a double-helical gear and the design of the manufacturing process(es) employed to manufacture the gear are inseparable.

Forest City Gear Offers A Note on the Design of the Gap Between Helices on a Double-Helical Gear
Forest City Gear is proud to share a white paper entitled, A Note on the Design of the Gap Between Helices on a Double-helical Gear, auth... (posted 2020-12-14)

Bonfiglioli Launches E-Commerce Website
In a major announcement that moves the industrial gearmotor manufacturing industry forward, international gearmotors/power transmission m... (posted 2020-12-11)

2021 FTM Call For Papers Deadline January 15th
It is more important than ever that the gear industry shares research for the future of the manufacturing sector. It is through coming to... (posted 2020-12-11)

Renewable energy is now the company's largest market and poised for continued growth.

Timken Launches Solar and Wind Energy Investments
The Timken Company recently announced more than $75 million in capital investments through early 2022 to increase the company's renew... (posted 2020-12-10)

The ACU-RITE Tech Center is now open in Schaumburg, IL.

Heidenhain Opens ACU-RITE Technology Education Center
Continuing to emphasize its Customer First initiative during these uncertain times, Heidenhain announces the opening of a new ACU-RITE Te... (posted 2020-12-09)

Voith CargoFlex

Voith CargoFlex Assists in Freight Transport
Since May 2019, the Voith CargoFlex has been successfully deployed in day-to-day operations at SBB Cargo, a subsidiary of Swiss Federal R... (posted 2020-12-08)

Automate Postponed Until June 2022
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has announced it has made the difficult decision to postpone Automate, North America’... (posted 2020-12-07)

Darin Davenport

AD Announces New Leadership for Bearings and Power Transmission Division
AD has named Darin Davenport as vice president of its Bearings and Power Transmission Division. Davenport most recently served as preside... (posted 2020-12-04)

 The new flexible fulfillment solution incorporates a FANUC robot and Plus One's AI-powered PickOne perception system.

FANUC and Plus One Robotics Collaborate on E-Commerce System
FANUC America and Plus One Robotics have collaborated to meet the needs of their mutual customers in e-commerce.  The new flexi... (posted 2020-12-03)

DBS recently opened a new service repair center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

David Brown Santasalo Opens Salt Lake City Location
David Brown Santasalo (DBS) has announced the opening of its fourth North American location, based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This expands ... (posted 2020-12-02)

Electromate Recognized as Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures 2020
Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures 2020 were announced recently, and Electromate was recognized as a national winner in the E... (posted 2020-12-02)

Timken Acquires Aurora Bearing Company
The Timken Company has acquired the assets of Aurora Bearing Company (Aurora). Aurora manufactures rod ends and spherical plain bearings,... (posted 2020-12-01)

B&R North America Strengthens Value Provider Program
B&R Industrial Automation, Inc. has announced the addition of new members of the Value Provider Program. This program brings together... (posted 2020-12-01)

SMT's next chapter of growth takes place in Nottingham.

SMT Moves Into New Nottingham Location
SMT has relocated to a new address effective December 1, 2020. The new address is:Smart Manufacturing Technology LTD,Wilford House,1 Clif... (posted 2020-11-30)

Courtesy of Deutsche Messe.

WomenPower Career Conference Takes Place at Hannover Messe 2021
A broad audience views lectures and discussions streamed from three stages onto a digital event platform. On-site attendees participate i... (posted 2020-11-25)

Dana Earns Numerous Awards from OEMs and Industrial Organizations
Dana Incorporated recently provided details on numerous awards recently presented to the company by leading Chinese equipment manufacture... (posted 2020-11-25)

Klingelnberg Done-in-One Complete Measurement in a Single Stage.

Klingelnberg Nominated for German Innovation Award 2021
Klingelnberg has been nominated for the German Innovation Award 2021 with its “Done-in-One – Complete Measurement in a Single... (posted 2020-11-24)

Reshoring Up in 2020, Key to Economic Recovery
Despite COVID, reshoring is up in 2020. Job announcements for 2020 are projected to reach 110,000, which will bring the total since 2010 ... (posted 2020-11-23)

ATLANTA4Customer app is available free of charge at the App Store and Google Play.

Atlanta Drive Systems Announces New Smartphone App
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the ATLANTA4Customer Industry 4.0 smartphone app, which gives customers... (posted 2020-11-20)

The Voith Electrical Drive System consists of an energy-efficient 340 kW electric IPMS-motor to power solo, double-decker and articulated buses.

Voith Partners with Orten Electric-Trucks on Transportation Initiative
Voith and e-truck manufacturer Orten Electric-Trucks enter into a strategic partnership to allow fleet operators to easily make the step ... (posted 2020-11-19)

Allied Electronics & Automation Reaches 500-Supplier Milestone
Allied Electronics & Automation has added its 50th new supplier in 2020 and now stocks ready-to-ship inventory from more than 500 wor... (posted 2020-11-18)

Brian Davis, B & D Industrial

PTDA Announces 2021 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) elected its 2021 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council to lead the Associati... (posted 2020-11-17)

Photo courtesy NORD DRIVESYSTEMS Group.

International Conference on Gears 2021 Extends Call for Papers Deadline
VDI/FZG Conference on Gears 2021 has extended its call for papers deadline. Abstracts for the International Conference on Gears can be ha... (posted 2020-11-16)

The 7th issue of Gears Inline is now available.

Klingelnberg Offers Latest Issue of Gears Inline
The seventh edition of “GEARS inline” is all about the big trends: Industry 4.0, automation, and electric drive concepts. New... (posted 2020-11-12)

Universal Robots has been accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.

Universal Robots Launches Collaborative Robot Certifications for Schools and Industry
As collaborative robots emerge as the fastest growing segment of industrial automation, cobot curriculum developed by an accredited provi... (posted 2020-11-11)

SKF is a leading global supplier in the areas of bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems.

SKF and Imperial College London Extend R&D Partnership
SKF, founded in 1907 and Imperial College London, involved in tribology research since 1948, are extending their R&D partnership. The... (posted 2020-11-10)

AMT Reports Latest News on Manufacturing Technology Orders
U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $373.7 million in September 2020, an increase of 26.4% from August 2020, and the highest mon... (posted 2020-11-09)

Roger Costa

ABB Names Costa President of Mechanical Power Transmission Division
ABB recently named company veteran Roger Costa as president of its global Mechanical Power Transmission Division, also known as the Dodge... (posted 2020-11-06)

This brochure highlights Nexen's motion control applications.

Nexen Offers Engineered Solutions Brochure
Nexen Group, Inc., a manufacturer of precision motion control components, power transmission, and web tension control products, is please... (posted 2020-11-05)

Bill Childers

PTDA Names Childers the Recipient of the Warren Pike Award for Lifetime Achievement
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Bill Childers the 29th recipient of its Warren Pike Award for lifetime a... (posted 2020-11-04)

Gates Releases 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report
Gates has announced the release of its 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report, which details the company’s ongoing efforts in the are... (posted 2020-11-03)

AGMA FTM 2021 Call for Papers
Technology is fundamentally changing the way manufacturing is done. The gear industry is faced with emerging trends and innovation that i... (posted 2020-11-02)

C.C. Vest

C.C. Vest Honored with PTDA Foundation's 2020 Wendy B. McDonald Award
Wendy B. McDonald was one of the power transmission/motion control industry’s true pioneers. To honor her memory, the PTDA Foundati... (posted 2020-10-30)

Virtual Bearing World exhibition booth.

Bearing World Produces Numerous Highlights for Klingelnberg
This year’s Bearing World exhibition took place for the first time as a virtual event from October 19-23 2020. Virtual event organi... (posted 2020-10-29)

Scott Knoy

MHI Hires Vice President of Sales
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America is pleased to announce and welcome J. Scott Knoy as the new vice president of sales for the Wixom, Mi... (posted 2020-10-29)

EUROTRANS Offers Gear Week Online Training Seminars
EUROTRANS continuously works together with world-class experts to create training opportunities. For 2020, EUROTRANS Gear Training will b... (posted 2020-10-28)

A3 Offers AI and Smart Automation Conference
Artificial Intelligence in automation is growing. This revolution goes by many names: Industry 4.0, The Factory of the Future, Smart Manu... (posted 2020-10-27)

Alpine Bearing Partners with NTN on Bearings for Machine Tool Market
Alpine Bearing, New England’s largest ball bearing distributor, has entered an agreement as a U.S.-based channel partner for NTN fo... (posted 2020-10-26)

The Tsubaki Chain Configurator allows users to build BS/DIN and ANSI single strand attachment chains via a drag and drop interface.

Tsubaki Introduces Chain Configurator
Anyone working with industrial chains can now design their optimum attachment chain with the new online Tsubaki Chain Configurator. Featu... (posted 2020-10-23)

Motor Repair Standard Re-Approved by ANSI
An updated edition of the only American National Standard for repair of motors and generators – ANSI/EASA AR100-2020: Recommended P... (posted 2020-10-22)

Eaton's Vehicle Group reduced cost and development time using its 3D metal printing capabilities to produce this oil fill nozzle.

Eaton Implements 3D Metal Printing Program
Eaton has announced its Vehicle Group is implementing a new 3D metal printing program as a part of its Industry 4.0 strategy to reduce de... (posted 2020-10-21)

Salim Haffar

EUROTRANS Announces New Leadership
The European power transmission engineering industry met for its annual meeting of the European Power Transmission Sector Committee EUROT... (posted 2020-10-20)

Linda and Bipin Doshi.

Missouri S&T Alumnus Contributes 10 Million to University
Missouri University of Science and Technology alumnus Bipin Doshi and his wife, Linda, have made the largest individual contribution to a... (posted 2020-10-19)

Though this year's version is digital, the event promises the same educational and technical content found at the live exhibition.

Rockwell Offers Digital Version of Automation Fair in November
Automation Fair At Home (November 16-20) will feature over 165 sessions to choose from – including keynote presentations, technical... (posted 2020-10-16)

AD's Bearings and Power Transmission Division Holds First Virtual, Member-Only Network Meeting
AD’s Bearings & Power Transmission Division hosted its first virtual member-only network meeting Sep. 22, 2020, with over 90 me... (posted 2020-10-15)

AGMA Releases Publication for Splines - Design and Application (Inch Edition)
AGMA Technical Division has released AGMA 945-2-B20, Splines - Design and application (Inch Edition).  AbstractThis information... (posted 2020-10-14)

FANUC Launches Virtual Automation Event
FANUC will launch its first virtual event called “Take Control”.  The event will debut Oct. 19-22, and include three dis... (posted 2020-10-13)

The MotoMini  6-axis robot is ideal for fast and accurate handling of small parts.

Yaskawa Motoman Offers Online Robotics Event
Yaskawa presents an online robotics event on October 27-28 on fabrication and handling in the robotics industry.Day One includes a roundt... (posted 2020-10-12)

Sentient Science provides DigitalClone for Wind Operations and Maintenance, which uses a unique combination of physics and data science to give a holistic view of the health and remaining useful life of an asset's critical systems and components.

Sentient Science and Croda Partner for Wind Asset Life Extension
Croda International Plc, which uses smart science to create, make and sell specialty chemicals that improve lives, has recently announced... (posted 2020-10-08)

NES Renews AS9100 and ISO9001 Certifications
NES Bearing Company, Inc. a complete bearing solutions provider specializing in custom bearings, bearing inspection and bearing testing, ... (posted 2020-10-07)

The website is designed to streamline the purchase of a broad range of in-demand Rexroth components.

Bosch Rexroth Launches E-Commerce Portal
Bosch Rexroth has launched a new e-commerce portal designed to provide the easiest access to select authorized Bosch Rexroth products, wi... (posted 2020-10-06)

To determine the service life of its products, Igus tests them under the most adverse conditions all the way up to a total failure in its 3,800-square-meter laboratory.

Igus Offers 36-Month Guarantee on Energy Chains
Igus now offers a 36-month guarantee on its energy chains, which are in demand for a wide range of job applications.The robust, lightweig... (posted 2020-10-05)

SEW Eurodrive Sets New Standard for Industrial Gear Unit Delivery Times
With the ATO5 program for shortened delivery times, SEW Eurodrive can now deliver industrial gear units of the X and P series even faster... (posted 2020-10-01)

Hannover Messe is set to take place April 12-16, 2021.

Hannover Messe 2021 Scheduled to Open April 12-16
"Industry needs trade fairs! The past few months have shown that. Industrial companies are eager for a place to present innovations,... (posted 2020-09-30)

Digital solutions are key to shaping the future of the machine tool industry — begin mastering your digital transformation now.

Siemens Offers Machine Tool Digitalization Online Event
Siemens is hosting an exclusive online event on October 15, 2020 where attendees will discover new ways of increasing productivity and ac... (posted 2020-09-29)

For 30 years, Bosch Rexroth has been developing ready-to-install linear axes and has sold over a million axes during this period.

Bosch Rexroth Looks Back on 30 Years' of Linear Axes Development
Over the past three decades, Bosch Rexroth’s portfolio of ready-to-install linear axes has been further developed on an ongoing bas... (posted 2020-09-28)

The StateMonitor system offers today’s CNC manufacturers a modernized and most effective way to connect their control and PC systems.

Heidenhain Holds Live Demonstration on IMTS Spark
As the future of manufacturing trends toward machine connectivity and remote monitoring, Heidenhain (Schaumburg, IL) is offering a live 1... (posted 2020-09-25)

The virtual event Bearing World takes place October 19-23. Participation is free of charge.

Klingelnberg Participates in Bearing World this October
The international rolling and plain bearing conference Bearing World for "Industrial research and science in dialogue with the appli... (posted 2020-09-24)

SKF Strengthens North American Footprint
SKF is investing approximately $50 million in strengthening its manufacturing footprint and competitiveness in North America. Approx... (posted 2020-09-23)

This tool will enable technicians to simulate the operating conditions of Poggi right angle gearboxes, with the aim of studying their functioning and of improving the level of performance, both in terms of mechanical efficiency and reliability.

Poggi Collaborates with University of Bologna on Right Angle Gearbox Test Bench
In collaboration with the University of Bologna, Poggi trasmissioni meccaniche s.p.a. has designed an innovative test bench that will all... (posted 2020-09-22)

Professor Piet Lugt, SKF's senior scientist, has been a part-time professor at the University of Twente since 2011.

SKF and University of Twente Open State-of-the-Art Technology Center
SKF and the University of Twente which have collaborated for over 30 years have launched a dedicated SKF University Technology Center (UT... (posted 2020-09-21)

EASA Announces 2021 Convention Theme 'Keeping Industries Moving'
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announced the theme for its 2021 Convention & Solutions Expo, planned for June 27... (posted 2020-09-18)

AGMA Releases Publication for Flexible Coupling Nomenclature
AGMA has released the ANSI/AGMA 9009-E20, Flexible Couplings - Nomenclature for Flexible Couplings publication. This standard presen... (posted 2020-09-17)

Eugen Elmiger, CEO Maxon Group (left) and Peter Fankhauser, CEO ANYbotics.

Maxon and ANYbotics Collaborate on Robotic Drive Systems
Drive specialist Maxon, renowned for its Mars motors, is joining forces with the robotics startup ANYbotics and will in future supply the... (posted 2020-09-16)

AMT Reports Latest News on Manufacturing Technology Orders
U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $337.5 million in July 2020, a decrease of 1.7% from June 2020 and a 13.8% decrease from Jul... (posted 2020-09-15)

Jesse Henson

ABB Names New President of US Motors and Generators Division
ABB's Motors and Generators division has named Jesse Henson president of their US business. Henson, who has been with the compan... (posted 2020-09-14)

The warehouse affords AD’s members the convenience of ordering products from multiple vendors, all on one invoice, and supplier partners the ability to consolidate operations and reduce freight costs.

AD Announces Opening of Canada Warehouse and Meeting Center
AD is announcing that its new Canada warehouse and meeting center, located in the greater Toronto area, is officially open for business. ... (posted 2020-09-14)

The IMTS Network has themed series and segments.

AMT Launches IMTS Network
On Monday, September 14, IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show will launch IMTS Network, a new digital channel tha... (posted 2020-09-11)

AGMA Foundation Awards Scholarships to Eight Engineering Students
The AGMA Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Scholarship Awards. Each fall, the Foundation awa... (posted 2020-09-10)

Kevin Judge, vice president, sales and marketing - automotive aftermarket, NTN Bearing.

NTN Employee Inducted into Federated Auto Parts Hall of Fame
NTN is proud to announce that Kevin Judge, vice president, sales and marketing - automotive aftermarket, has been announced as the 2019 i... (posted 2020-09-10)

 Poggi Trasmissioni Meccaniche S.p.a. recently installed a modern photovoltaic system.

Poggi Enhances Capabilities with Photovoltaic System
A network connected photovoltaic system, with a unit capacity of 394.52 kWp was recently installed at Poggi Trasmissioni Meccaniche S.p.a... (posted 2020-09-09)

Peter Hoelzel

Forst Establishes U.S. Subsidiary
Effective January 1, 2020 Forst Technologie GmbH & Co. KG of Solingen, Germany had established their own wholly owned U.S. subsidiary... (posted 2020-09-08)

Mecatis machining centers will be sold worldwide by the Chiron Group.

Chiron Group Acquires Mecatis SA
On August 1, 2020, the Chiron Group, Tuttlingen, Germany, acquired Mecatis SA with headquarters in Isérables, Switzerland. Mecatis... (posted 2020-09-04)

In 1977, Nixon Gear was purchased by Gear Motions Inc. and now operates as a division of the corporation.

Nixon Gear Celebrates 100 Years in Business
Nixon Gear, a division of Gear Motions Inc. located in Syracuse, NY, is celebrating 100 years in business this year.The company was found... (posted 2020-09-03)

The focus of this event is to show both fine and coarse studies on a gear assembly, demonstrating the inputs and outputs and how they can be leveraged for reducing the risk of misalignments while minimizing variation through design iteration.

DCS Hosts Gear Simulation Modeling Webinar
Dimensional Control Systems (DCS) is hosting a webinar to demonstrate how to simulate gear assemblies in 3D tolerance analysis software. ... (posted 2020-09-02)

Motion Industries, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control, Inc.

Motion Industries Acquires Motion Control/Automation Company
Motion Industries, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control, Inc. (AMMC), a Kentucky-based supplier of mo... (posted 2020-09-02)

Bearing World by FVA Offers Online Expert Forum
The expert forum on bearings will be held as a free online event from October, 19-23 2020. Bearing World by FVA focuses on all facets of ... (posted 2020-09-01)

Greg Gumbs is to be appointed as the new president and CEO of Bosch Rexroth North America.

Bosch Rexroth Announces Management Changes
Paul Cooke, president and CEO of Bosch Rexroth North America, based in Charlotte, NC, USA, will retire on December 31, 2020 after 38 year... (posted 2020-08-31)

Fairlane Gear Joins AGMA
Fairlane Gear has joined AGMA as a new member. Located in Canton, Michigan, Fairlane Gear has been producing finished gear and spline pro... (posted 2020-08-28)

The Van Meter Culture Team

AD Member Van Meter Recognized as Most-Loved Company in Iowa
In July 2020, Van Meter’s strong brand story got the attention from MSN.com and was recognized as the most-loved company in the sta... (posted 2020-08-27)

E-Motive by FVA 2020 offers three days of online presentations.

FVA E-Motive Online Forum Set for September
Electromobility represents the combination of climate protection, social change, and economic success. The drivetrain of the future will ... (posted 2020-08-26)

Romax Tech Talks keeps users connected and informed.

Romax Offers Online Tech Talks
Meet with Romax Experts and fellow industry professionals during Romax Tech Talks. During this session you will learn how to set up a bas... (posted 2020-08-24)

Beckhoff Automation Offers Webinar Series
Beckhoff Webinars offer customers the opportunity to participate in online-based presentations on products and technologies. The online s... (posted 2020-08-24)

SPS Connect is a digital exhibition in 2020.

SPS Connect Offers Virtual Exhibition
SPS Connect, a virtual exhibition taking place from November 24-26, 2020, will give the SPS community access to an innovative form of mat... (posted 2020-08-21)

New ISO Standard Offers Integrated Model for Manufacturing Quality Information
The DMSC (Digital Metrology Standards Consortium), recently had their ANSI/DMSC QIF 3.0 metrology standard harvested, approved, and publi... (posted 2020-08-20)

SMT Releases Upcoming Training Schedule
SMT has announced its upcoming online training workshop schedule for September including the following: Title: MASTA OverviewSeries:... (posted 2020-08-19)

Material Handling Industry Acquires Warehousing Education and Research Council
The Material Handling Industry (MHI) and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) have announced MHI’s acquisition of ... (posted 2020-08-18)

AD Reports Rebate Distributions Increase Despite Pandemic
On a same-store basis, member sales across all AD’s divisions and countries were down six percent through the first six months of t... (posted 2020-08-17)

Jay Lahman

Lapp North America Appoints New CEO
Lapp North America has announced the appointment of Jay Lahman as the organization´s new chief executive officer. Lahman will be re... (posted 2020-08-14)

Revised and expanded, this standard was developed by the powder metallurgy commercial parts manufacturing industry.

MPIF Releases Material Standards for PM Structural Parts
The 2020 edition of MPIF Standard 35—Materials Standards for PM Structural Parts has been released. This Standard is a must-have do... (posted 2020-08-13)

The new 47,000 sq. ft. headquarters will be completed in two phases and will consolidate all Applied Motion Products operations into one location.

Applied Motion Products Breaks Ground on Corporate Headquarters
Applied Motion Products , the motion control and automation solutions provider located in central California, broke ground for its new co... (posted 2020-08-12)

AMT Reports Manufacturing Technology Orders Increase in June
U.S. manufacturing technology orders soared to $346.7 million in June, a 56% increase over May 2020 according to the latest U.S. Manufact... (posted 2020-08-11)

Continental plans to invest more than $4 million to grow its ContiTech Vibration Control business unit in DeKalb County, Auburn, Indiana.

Continental Announces Indiana R&D Expansion
Continental has announced plans to expand its research and development operations in northeast Indiana, advancing innovative technologies... (posted 2020-08-10)

An innovative approach to helping clients find the drivetrain consultant best matched to their requirements is achieved through Consultant Match, an engineering web service by Drivetrain Hub.

Drivetrain Hub Launches Consulting Network
Drivetrain Hub has launched its web service for matching clients to consultants in the drivetrain industry, known as Consultant Match. Th... (posted 2020-08-07)

Left to right are Sid Seymour (secretary/treasurer), Jerry Gray (chairman of the board), and Tim Bieber (vice chairman).

EASA Announces 2020-2021 Officers and Executive Committee
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has announced its new international officers for the 2020-2021 administrative year. T... (posted 2020-08-06)

Chain Engineer from Timken allows engineers and maintenance professionals to select, interchange, configure and track elongation from their desk or mobile device.

Timken Introduces Chain Engineer Web App
The Timken Company has unveiled a new mobile app from Drives featuring a collection of robust tools that make it simple and convenient to... (posted 2020-08-05)

Motion Industries Announces Two Acquisitions
Motion Industries, Inc., has announced two acquisitions. Motion has entered into agreements to acquire TRC Hydraulics, a Canadian-based s... (posted 2020-08-04)

This Twiflex couplings webinar takes place August 5, 2020.

Altra Industrial Offers Twiflex Couplings Webinar
The Multi-point Coupling by Twiflex provides excellent vibration dampening while performing in high torque/high speed applications. This ... (posted 2020-08-03)

Continental is offering the hose and reel package with a hybrid air and water hose (TPE) as well as a professional grade rubber air hose.

Continental Partners with CoxReels on Hose Management Solution
Continental, has partnered with Tempe, Arizona-based CoxReels to provide premium air and water hose to its customers with a first-class i... (posted 2020-07-31)

RobotWorx Announces Service Group for Industrial Robots
RobotWorx has announced the launch of a new service group on Facebook dedicated to Industrial Robotics. The group covers a number of topi... (posted 2020-07-30)

SMT Engineering Services NVH Capability

SMT Offers Engineering Services NVH Capability Webinar
SMT presents the webinar “SMT Engineering Services NVH Capability,” on August 12, 2020 from 8:00 – 9:00 AM EDT. This we... (posted 2020-07-29)

Mark Ambrose

Marsh Bellofram Announces Management Hires
The Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies announces two new hires to managerial positions. Mark Ambrose is the new regional sales manager of... (posted 2020-07-28)

The seminar addresses to engineers and technicians working in the predevelopment or technical sales department who want to enhance their knowledge on gearbox design and on sizing of gearbox components.

FVA Offers Basics of Gearbox Design Online Seminar
FVA GmbH presents a live online seminar on "Basics of Gearbox Design: Requirements, Concept and Design," on November 13, 2020 f... (posted 2020-07-27)

Olli 2.0 from Local Motors.

Beep and Local Motors Announce Strategic Partnership
Beep, a Florida-based autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider and Local Motors by LM Industries, the world’s first and onl... (posted 2020-07-24)

Sakor Provides Test Stand for Powertrain Component Provider
Sakor Technologies Inc. recently provided a performance test stand for validating designs for new hydraulic variable timing cam phaser sy... (posted 2020-07-23)

Schaeffler Receives Performance Award from Subaru of Indiana Automotive
Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler was presented with an “Excellent Performance Award” by Subaru of Indiana... (posted 2020-07-22)

The new version of Mosaico is fully integrated with Bonfiglioli ERP and offers users greater flexibility and reliability.

Bonfiglioli Expands Features of Mosaico Online Platform
Mosaico has become a comprehensive e-procurement system, Bonfiglioli's new online platform is now live with a greater effectiveness a... (posted 2020-07-21)

CC-Link provided communication and data transfer between each machine and its subsystems.

Toyota Advances IIoT Technology at Engine and Power Transmission Manufacturing Plant
When the management at Toyota's engine and power transmission manufacturing plant in Walbrzych, Poland, looked to increase the availa... (posted 2020-07-20)

The Cobot Expo is free to attend and is open for anyone with an interest in collaborative robotics, July 28-30, 9am-4pm EDT.

Universal Robots Launches Virtual Collaborative Robot Expo and Conference
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that resilient businesses—those that can emerge with plans for growth—share common tr... (posted 2020-07-17)

Mayr relies on a comprehensive series of measures ranging from its own power generation to minimizing paper consumption, and purchasing climate certificates.

Mayr Continues Commitment to Sustainability and Climate Protection
Mayr power transmission from Mauerstetten in the Allgäu region of Germany is committed to sustainability and climate protection and ... (posted 2020-07-17)

SKF Named an AAM Supplier of the Year for 2019
SKF was recognized as a Supplier of the Year for 2019 by American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) at AAM’s 26th Annual Supplier Day,... (posted 2020-07-16)

Digital transformation is impacting consumer behaviors and creating new integration challenges.

Rockwell Automation Offers Webinar for Process Control for Power and Energy Industry
The newly announced PlantPAx 5.0 Distributed Control System (DCS), the flagship system from Rockwell Automation, uses an approach that is... (posted 2020-07-16)

Mike McKernin

McKernin Joins Milan's Machining & Manufacturing as Gear Sales Director
Milan's Machining & Manufacturing Co Inc. welcomes Michael McKernin as the gear sales director. With 35 years in the gear industr... (posted 2020-07-15)

AGMA Offers Gearing Courses on Virtual Platform
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) converted six classes — that normally occur face-to-face — into online, li... (posted 2020-07-14)

Siemens and SAP Collaborate on End-to-End Software Solutions
Siemens and SAP SE recently announced a new partnership that will leverage their industry expertise and bring together their complementar... (posted 2020-07-14)

NTN Driveshaft Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award
NTN Bearing Corporation of America’s manufacturing facility in Columbus, Indiana – NTN Driveshaft, Inc. – has been awar... (posted 2020-07-13)

This includes the expansion of its executive, sales and technical support offices, as well as demo facilities in San Jose, CA.

Heidenhain Opens Expanded Western U.S. Headquarters
Heidenhain Corporation announces the opening of its newly completed West Coast headquarters. This includes the expansion of its executive... (posted 2020-07-09)

Nicholas O'Connor, product engineering manager at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies' Engineering Service Center in Ashland, NH, is responsible for state-of-the-art product validation and analysis using a variety of sophisticated test rigs and equipment.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Expands Engineering Services
As a leading manufacturer of engineered sealing applications around the world, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is constantly pursuing wa... (posted 2020-07-08)

An engineer inspects a urethane methacrylate (UMA) impeller that was 3D printed using digital light synthesis (DLS) technology.

Eaton's Vehicle Group Leverages Industry 4.0 Technology During Pandemic
Eaton recently announced its Vehicle Group has been leveraging advanced Industry 4.0 technology to help its global operations safely navi... (posted 2020-07-07)

TUV Rheinland of North America provides many inspection services including NDT.

TUV Rheinland Implements Excellence Center Program
TUV Rheinland of North America has announced the expansion of its Excellence Center Program in the United States to support Product Testi... (posted 2020-07-06)

The eDrive Transmission Guide is available on the Gleason website.

Gleason Offers Stadtfeld's Latest Book: eDrive Transmission Guide
Today Gleason has four major concepts for high reduction transmissions which are ideal for electric vehicles and hybrid cars. Gleason has... (posted 2020-07-02)

Jeroen Decleer

Dana Makes Changes to Off-Highway Leadership Team
Dana Incorporated has made recent changes in the company’s off-highway leadership team.Jeroen Decleer has been named vice president... (posted 2020-07-01)

During the event, GM recognized 116 of its best suppliers from 15 countries.

SKF Named a GM Supplier of the Year
SKF was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during a virtual ceremony honoring the recipients of the company’s 28th a... (posted 2020-06-30)

Advanced Machine Reliability Resources Merges with Generation Systems
Advanced Machine Reliability Resources (AMRRI) and Generation Systems Inc. (GSI), creator of Lube-It management software, two of the most... (posted 2020-06-29)

The service center website help users with servicing, repairing, modernizing or upgrading hydraulic systems.

Bosch Rexroth Introduces Online Service Portal for Hydraulic Motors
Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new online service portal for its Hägglunds hydraulic motors, giving users a single source of informa... (posted 2020-06-26)

Daubert Cromwell is a manufacturer of corrosion inhibitor packaging for general industry.

Daubert Cromwell Completes REACH Certification
Daubert Cromwell has successfully completed all the requirements for certification with the European Union's REACH (Registration, Eva... (posted 2020-06-25)

Two feedstock options are available: QT 17-4 for use in the direct aged condition and QT 17-4+ for use in the as-printed condition.

QuesTek Announces High-Performance Stainless Steel Material for AM Applications
QuesTek Innovations LLC, recently announced a stainless steel composition for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing (AM) for use eithe... (posted 2020-06-24)

Digital Version of Dritev 2020 Runs June 24-25
Even in the corona crisis, the world of powertrain development does not stand still. Mobility and how it is driven remains the central fo... (posted 2020-06-23)

AMT Member Named ASME Congressional Fellow
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has announced that vice president and chief technology officer Tim Shinbara was ... (posted 2020-06-22)

Igus Develops New Energy Chain Online Shop
Igus has developed a new online shop for energy chains where users can filter products by category, application, and specifications. The ... (posted 2020-06-19)

MASTA online training workshops offer detailed operational training on the software.

SMT Webinar Series: Custom Reporting
Custom reporting is a powerful yet somewhat underutilized piece of functionality allowing MASTA users to streamline their workflow by cre... (posted 2020-06-18)

Ruland now inventories and supplies a wide range of slit couplings from Reliance Precision.

Ruland and Reliance Offer Slit Couplings through eCommerce Platform
Ruland Manufacturing and Reliance Precision have agreed to cooperate by offering Reliance designed and manufactured slit couplings throug... (posted 2020-06-17)

Eaton Recognized for Excellence in Augmented Reality
Power management company Eaton has been named a recipient of IDG’s 2020 CIO 100 award. For more than 30 years, the CIO 100 awards h... (posted 2020-06-16)

A3 Offers Five New Virtual Events
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has announced a lineup of five new virtual events taking place in the fall of 2020. As COVI... (posted 2020-06-15)

The next face-to-face TPS and related short courses will be held in Houston as originally scheduled on December 13-16, 2021.

Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia Cancelled for September 2020
The 49th Turbomachinery & 36th Pump Symposia (and short courses) scheduled for September 14 – 17, 2020 in Houston, Texas has be... (posted 2020-06-12)

The winner will be announced at the Hannover Messe digital event on July 14.

Deutsche Messe Announces Hermes Award Finalists
With the Hermes Award, Deutsche Messe AG annually recognizes a company whose product or solution has a particularly high degree of techno... (posted 2020-06-11)

Winshuttle and ABBYY Announce Partnership
Winshuttle is pleased to announce a new partnership with the leader in Intelligent Document Processing, ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence com... (posted 2020-06-10)

IMTS 2022 will run Sept. 13-18.

IMTS Cancelled for the First Time Since WWII
Because of health and safety requirements imposed by the state of Illinois for holding conventions, which include the availability of a v... (posted 2020-06-09)

Harshad Gujarathi

Global Gear Appoints New President
Harshad Gujarathi has been named president of Global Gear of Downers Grove, IL, effective June 1. Gujarathi will take over for Cory Ooyen... (posted 2020-06-08)

Auburn Bearing and Manufacturing Launches Redesigned Website
Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The revamped website features a cle... (posted 2020-06-08)

The show will now take place October 12-14 in Dresden, Germany.

IFK 2020 Fluid Power Conference Rescheduled for October
The 12th International Fluid Power Conference (12th IFK) will take place at the International Congress Center in Dresden, Germany, from O... (posted 2020-06-05)

A3 Offers Webinar on Autonomous Robots
What’s easy for humans can be so hard for a robot. But innovations in gripping, software, and collaborative robots are leading to r... (posted 2020-06-04)

PT WORK Force Supports PT/MC Employers
The PTDA Foundation, through its PT WORK Force initiative, has been working hard to assist power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) empl... (posted 2020-06-03)

The IMTS.com/supplychain website provides a repository of information to help manufacturers, OEMs and job shops increase resiliency when faced with future disruptions.

IMTS Offers Resources to Rebuild the Supply Chain
For the manufacturing industry, “We’re all in this together” means rebuilding fragile supply chains and rethinking part... (posted 2020-06-02)

Xometry Offers Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing
3D printing is a powerful tool for generating custom parts, often with complex geometries, and serves industries from aerospace and defen... (posted 2020-06-01)

Gaspar Gascon

Punch Powertrain Names Chief Technology Officer
Punch Powertrain, an independent supplier of innovative and clean powertrains for leading automotive manufacturers worldwide, has named G... (posted 2020-05-29)

The project aims to strengthen the reserves of the potable water production system and increase safety in Santiago's water supply.

WEG Supplies Special Motors for Water Production Project
According to the United Nations (UN) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Chile is one of the Latin American countries that... (posted 2020-05-28)

KISSsoft programs are used across the automotive market.

KISSsoft Expands Application Areas for Software Tools
The KISSsoft calculation program and its KISSsys system add-on are applicable in a wide range of fields. The software is well known for i... (posted 2020-05-27)

Orbitless will be participating in the TechFounders Virtual Demo Day on May 28.

Orbitless to Participate in TechFounders Virtual Demo Day
Orbitless will be participating in the TechFounders Virtual Demo Day on May 28. TechFounders is a 20-week international accelerator progr... (posted 2020-05-26)

Photo courtesy of Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd.

PCIM Asia Rescheduled for November
The organizers of PCIM Asia have confirmed that the 2020 edition of the fair will now take place from November 16-18 due in part to disru... (posted 2020-05-22)


Castrol Offers "Back on Track" Promotion for Coolants
To help customers get their operations back up to full speed after a full or partial shutdown, Castrol is offering substantial savings to... (posted 2020-05-21)

Siemens' newest data exchange format ODB++Process helps enable the open exchange of process engineering information between disparate machines, software vendors, and stand-alone processes, helping accelerate new product introductions (NPIs) and first-time-right manufacturing.

Siemens Expands ODB Data Exchange Format
Siemens has announced the expansion of its ODB++ language intelligent, single data-structure for transferring PCB designs into fabricatio... (posted 2020-05-20)

Gleason Home Trainer Series Offers Free Education Opportunities
The Gleason Home Trainer Webinar series supports and informs customers and clients about gear manufacturing technology trends and solutio... (posted 2020-05-19)

Gates Donates More Than $535,000 to COVID-19 Response
Gates announces charitable donations of more than $535,000 in support of organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Directed by t... (posted 2020-05-18)

Elementum 3D Achieves ISO 9001 Certification
Elementum 3D, a developer and supplier of metal additive manufacturing (AM) materials, has announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 c... (posted 2020-05-15)

AMT Reports on Status of Manufacturing Technology Orders
U.S. manufacturing technology orders increased 8% in March from the previous month to $301.2 million, according to the latest U.S. Manufa... (posted 2020-05-14)

Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, Principal Scientist, SKF Research and Technology Development.

Guillermo Morales-Espejel Appointed Imperial College Visiting Professor
Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, principal scientist, SKF Research and Technology Development, has been awarded an honorary professorship by... (posted 2020-05-13)

Mike Harper

AutoGuide Mobile Robots Hires VP of Sales and Marketing
AutoGuide Mobile Robots recently announced the appointment of Mike Harper as vice president of sales and marketing. The experienced robot... (posted 2020-05-12)

Sulzer has been part of many non-conventional biofuel production, plastics recycling and bio-based plastic commercial production projects.

Sulzer Launches Bio-Based and Renewables Development Team
Sulzer Chemtech has announced the creation of a new global bio-based and renewables application development team. This will lead innovati... (posted 2020-05-11)

Voith and Moog Announce Strategic Partnership
The global technology company Voith Group and Moog Inc., both developers, manufacturers and suppliers of electric, hydraulic and hybrid d... (posted 2020-05-08)

This webinar will look at troubleshooting the MASTA model. The SMT support team will address some of the modeling and analysis mistakes that cause these problems.

SMT Webinar Series: Troubleshooting Your MASTA model
Sometimes MASTA models won’t run and users are tasked with the job of figuring out why. Join SMT for the fourth webinar of 2020. Th... (posted 2020-05-08)

Cutaway of Applied Motion Products' StepSERVO Integrated Motor with RENCO RCML 15 Encoder.

Heidenhain and Applied Motion Collaborate on Ventilator Project
In a collaborative effort to support the healthcare industry during this COVID-19 crisis, Heidenhain is working with Applied Motion Produ... (posted 2020-05-07)

The award-winning Subsea Valve Actuator from Bosch Rexroth enables the electrification of Subsea Production Systems not only for the development of greenfields but also for the modernization of brownfields.

Bosch Rexroth Wins Technology Award from OTC 2020
Bosch Rexroth won the Spotlight On New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2020) for its High Force and Low Vol... (posted 2020-05-06)

AD Member Sales Grow in Early 2020
With the backdrop of a global pandemic that impacted the end of the first quarter, AD reported a 2% increase in member sales across its 1... (posted 2020-05-05)

Eaton is working with Thogus, a local family-owned custom plastic injection molder, to rapidly produce face shields.

Eaton Collaborates with Thogus on Face Shield Design and Production
The global COVID-19 crisis is placing unprecedented demands on government and healthcare organizations, driving a critical need for front... (posted 2020-05-04)

ELIN Motoren manufactures electric motors and generators in small series, as well as individualized solutions for industrial applications.

Voith Completes Acquisition of ELIN Motoren GmbH
After receiving all the official approvals, Voith successfully completed the acquisition of ELIN Motoren GmbH on April 30, 2020. ELIN Mot... (posted 2020-05-01)

VELO3D Funding Paves the Way for Product Expansion
VELO3D has announced that it has raised $28 million in a Series D funding round. New investors Piva and TNSC joined the round, along with... (posted 2020-04-30)

Nathan Giles has joined NTN.

NTN Welcomes Giles to Automotive Aftermarket Team
NTN, the parent company of BCA and Bower Bearings, is pleased to announce the addition of Nathan Giles to its automotive aftermarket sale... (posted 2020-04-29)

This podcast will share tools, tips and new innovations to help Regal customers address their challenges in mechanical power transmission and achieve more success.

Regal Announces the Launch of a Mechanical Power Transmission Podcast
Regal Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission ... (posted 2020-04-28)

Proper reverse engineering ensures that FAA-PMA aircraft replacement bearings will meet or exceed the same rigorous quality, design and performance standards as those originally specified.

NES is a Full-Service Partner for FAA-PMA Bearing Certification and Manufacturing
Napoleon Engineering Services (NES) offers Reverse Engineering (RE) of type certified aircraft ball and roller bearings in support of FAA... (posted 2020-04-27)

The combined software allows bearings to be assessed within the context of full system level models.

SKF and SMT Collaborate on Software for Transmission Systems
By combining SKF and SMT’s technical analysis and optimization capabilities, engineers can now have a seamless experience when desi... (posted 2020-04-24)

Faulhaber has released its latest product catalog.

Faulhaber Presents 2020 - 2021 Catalog
On more than 650 pages, Faulhaber presents a comprehensive portfolio of highly developed miniature and micro drive technology in the new ... (posted 2020-04-23)

Electromate's core purpose is to help manufacturers compete globally by building better machines using differentiated automation technology.

Electromate Honored with Canadian Workplace Award
Electromate has been recognized as the 28th Best Workplace in Canada. This list, and related stories, appeared in a Special National Repo... (posted 2020-04-22)

Katarina Hundermark

Ovako Improves Sustainability Strategy
Sustainability is part of Ovako's DNA. It is integrated into everything the company does. Ovako's steel production is based on re... (posted 2020-04-21)

Knotts Company Announces Collaboration with Leuze
The Knotts Company, provider of automation solutions, has partnered with Leuze to offer an extensive line ofsensors and corresponding acc... (posted 2020-04-20)

MiR's global network of certified systems integrators ensure proper installation and service of the fleet.

Mobile Industrial Robots Adds Five Certified System Integrators to Global Network
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) recently announced the signing of five certified system integrators (CSI) in both North and South America.... (posted 2020-04-17)

A3 Offers Webinar on 3D Bin-Picking
With automation comes many challenges: ROI, reliability and downtime, cycle time, etc. In this A3 webinar, users will explore the ways 3D... (posted 2020-04-15)

MPIF Opens Registration for Basic PM Short Course
The powder metallurgy (PM) industry’s leading short course returns to State College, Pennsylvania, this August to bring together ne... (posted 2020-04-14)

Peter Terwiesch, president industrial automation, ABB.

ABB Accelerates Remote Connectivity Operation During COVID-19 Crisis
ABB recently expedited rollout and access to remote service tools and digital solutions across critical industries. “During th... (posted 2020-04-13)

The Foundation will award scholarships of up to $2,500 to students at the Technical/Associate level, and $5,000 annual scholarships to Undergraduate and Graduate students

Industry Employees Receive Preference for AGMA Foundation Scholarship Awards
The Covid-19 crisis will not stop the 2020 AGMA Foundation scholarship awards. The Foundation will award scholarships of up to $2,500 to ... (posted 2020-04-10)

GWJ eAssistant cylindrical gear pair: Tooth form for different profile shifts.

GWJ Technology Supports Virtual Teaching
With its web-based software eAssistant, GWJ Technology ideally supports the digitization in teaching and education.It has always be impor... (posted 2020-04-09)

Rotor Clip Supports Manufacturers Fighting COVID-19
Rotor Clip Company Inc. announced that it is giving its full support to customers that produce medical components or equipment needed to ... (posted 2020-04-09)

Production line at NKE in Steyr, Austria.

NKE Steyr Plant Reports Record Capacity in First Quarter
NKE Austria GmbH reports record capacity utilization at its Steyr plant: more than 1,000 large bearings were in production in the first q... (posted 2020-04-08)

Following the webinar, there will be a discussion on advanced positioning technology.

Physik Instrumente Offers Webinar on Intelligent Positioning in Photonics
In Silicon Photonics and other precision optical fields, production quantities have exponentiated and competition has intensified over th... (posted 2020-04-07)

Professor Wolfgang Reitzle, chairman of the supervisory board at Continental AG and chairman of the board of directors at Linde plc.

OrderFox Opens Up Digital CNC Marketplace Platform
The coronavirus shutdown is an extreme situation for the entire economy and is hitting the CNC industry hard. Although there is huge unce... (posted 2020-04-06)

EXSYS Celebrates 25th Anniversary
EXSYS Tool Inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary this June. For a quarter-century, EXSYS has served as a supplier of CNC tooling and tool ... (posted 2020-04-03)

The Call for Papers for upcoming CTI exhibitions has been extended.

CTI Extends Deadline for Call to Papers
The automotive industry is currently restructuring around topics such as zero-emission mobility, digitalization, artificial intelligence,... (posted 2020-04-02)

Universities can apply for a university license to make KISSsoft available for students. The university licenses are subject to separate commercial and licensing conditions.

KISSsoft Offers Software to Students
Nowadays, engineering studies should include the use of modern relevant software. For mechanical engineering students, these are mainly C... (posted 2020-04-01)

GMIS will take place via digital sessions in 2020.

GMIS Goes Digital to Debate the Industrial Future
The Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS), a joint initiative by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy a... (posted 2020-03-31)

The 105,000 sq ft. TCI Precision Metals facility remains open to support the needs of national health and safety, and critical infrastructure.

TCI Precision Metals Offers Rapid Response Program for Blanks
In accordance with Governor Newsom’s executive order, N-33-20, TCI Precision Metals remains open and in full operation to help miti... (posted 2020-03-30)

Siemens' designers and engineers are a part of the AM Network so they can answer design requests and help convert designs into printable files.

Siemens Opens Additive Manufacturing Network to Healthcare Providers
In response to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, Siemens is making its Additive Manufacturin... (posted 2020-03-27)

The Mech Lab Blog from Misumi USA looks at belt drives vs. ball screw actuators.

Misumi Mech Lab Examines Belt Drives Vs. Ball Screw Actuators
The challenge for mechanical automation systems in the past has been the successful conversion of rotational motion from electric or mech... (posted 2020-03-26)

Smalley now offers a Web Store and Live Chat for U.S. based visitors.

Smalley Offers Web Store and Live Chat
Smalley recently announced the launch of a Smalley Web Store and Live Chat for U.S. based visitors. Online ordering of wave springs, reta... (posted 2020-03-25)

AGMA Welcomes New Board Members
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) welcomes four new members to its board of directors. These directors will serve a thre... (posted 2020-03-24)

Precision measurements establish wear levels of important components.

Sulzer Service Centers Keeps U.S. Mining Industry Moving
Mining companies invest huge sums into their equipment, which needs to deliver high output round the clock. Planned maintenance plays an ... (posted 2020-03-23)

AGMA Releases Standard for Wind Turbine Gearboxes
The AGMA Technical Division is pleased to announce the publication of the following new AGMA publication: ANSI/AGMA 6006-B20, Standard fo... (posted 2020-03-20)

 Emerson will award two U.S. engineering students a $5,000 scholarship each, host them at

Emerson Opens 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program
In its continuing commitment to the success of tomorrow's workforce, Emerson announces the application period is now open for its 202... (posted 2020-03-19)

AD Holds Successful Live Virtual Member Meeting
On March 17, 2020 AD held its first ever live virtual member meeting, welcoming over 250 member distributors in their Industrial & Sa... (posted 2020-03-18)

Greg Cook

Motion Industries Names Cook Executive Vice President and CFO
Motion Industries, Inc. has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motion Industries, effective Ap... (posted 2020-03-17)

B&R Signs Deal with Automation Distribution
B&R Industrial Automation has announced that Automation Distribution, Inc (“ADI”) will serve as its distribution channel ... (posted 2020-03-16)

KISSsoft has launched a new, user-friendly website.

KISSsoft Launches New Website
With the launch of its new website, KISSsoft focuses its strategy on digitizing the customer section and presenting a clearly structured ... (posted 2020-03-13)

Since 2015, NAVYA has been using Velodyne lidar sensors in production for its autonomous shuttle fleet that provides mobility services to cities and private sites.

Velodyne Lidar Announces Sales Agreement with NAVYA
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has announced a multi-year sales agreement with NAVYA, a leading company in autonomous driving systems. Since 2015, ... (posted 2020-03-13)

Amorphology develops advanced gear systems for planetary spacecraft and rovers.

Amorphology Joins AGMA
Amorphology recently joined the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA). Amorphology applies advanced materials and manufacturing ... (posted 2020-03-12)

Hydraulic Institute Announces Board of Directors
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) installed new leadership during the 2020 Annual Conference at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa ... (posted 2020-03-12)

ASI Drives Acquired by ACCEDIA Group
ASI Drives, the trusted provider of transaxles and wheel drives for electric machines, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired b... (posted 2020-03-10)

USMTO Reports 32 Percent Decrease in Manufacturing Technology Orders
U.S. manufacturing technology orders decreased 32 percent in January from the previous month to $269 million, according to the latest U.S... (posted 2020-03-09)

MTConnect Members Elected to National Academy of Engineering
MTConnect Institute board of trustee members Stephan Biller, Ph.D., and Tom Kurfess, Ph.D., were elected in February to the National Acad... (posted 2020-03-06)

Jared Krieg

Bellofram Elastomeric Division Hires Two Regional Sales Managers
Bellofram Elastomeric Division, which makes and markets products as Bellofram Silicones and Bellofram Diaphragm, is responding to recent ... (posted 2020-03-05)

Louis Allis President Greg Peterson (left) and Worldwide Electric President & CEO Jim Taylor (right).

Worldwide Electric Acquires Louis Allis
Worldwide Electric, LLC has acquired Louis Allis, a specialty motor company based outside of Birmingham, Alabama. Both companies take pri... (posted 2020-03-04)

SMT Presents Cylindrical Gear Rating in MASTA Webinar
SMT will present its second webinar of 2020 on March 5th. This webinar will look at ISO 6336:2019 Cylindrical Gear Rating in MASTA. This ... (posted 2020-03-03)

Velodyne Puck sensors provide rich computer perception data that allows real-time object and free space detection needed for safe navigation and reliable operation.

Velodyne Announces Sales Agreement with Idriverplus
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. recently announced a sales agreement with Idriverplus to provide Puck sensors over three years. Idriverplus will use... (posted 2020-03-02)

A partnership between Currax and Flender is producing a high level of flexibility for their customers.

Currax Becomes Official Flender Solution Partner
Currax has become an official solution partner of Flender. The initiative is geared toward a comprehensive increase in efficiency through... (posted 2020-02-28)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paul Carlson has been named Tolomatic CEO.

Paul Carlson Named CEO of Tolomatic, Inc.
Paul Carlson has been named president and chief executive officer of Tolomatic, Inc.  Carlson has more than 30 years of manufacturin... (posted 2020-02-25)

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

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

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

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

MX linear motion guide from IKO.

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

The Make Marketplace offers manufacturing on-demand.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Faulhaber Drive Selection Tool

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

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

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

Mathew Rekow

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

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

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

Liebherr celebrates 50 years in the United States in 2020.

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

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

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

Ed Crawford (left), Jack Templin (right)

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

SKF QuickCollect

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

Sadaf Irfan

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

The new Currax website adds value with new design concept.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Birmingham location features a new 5-ton crane.

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

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

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

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

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

Chris Pacer

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

Company leaders from Sumitomo and Luftex Gears.

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

Vijay Natarajan

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

Tony Wood

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

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

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

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

This A3 webinar will examine methods for purchasing automation systems.

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

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