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Yefim Kotlyar

GearOffice Consulting Announces Product and Service Expansion
GearOffice Consulting Services announces an expansion of its products & services and the launch of a new GearOffice website (link bel... (posted 2021-12-29)

SKF Allocates Money Towards Green Investments
SKF has reached a significant milestone, with a total of EUR 300 million now allocated to investments in accordance with SKF’s Gree... (posted 2021-12-28)

Siemens is the sole vendor in the initial report.

Siemens Receives Gartner Magic Quadrant Designation for Industrial IoT Platforms
Siemens Digital Industries Software recently announced it has been positioned by Gartner in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner Magic... (posted 2021-12-23)

CIMdata Announces 2022 Forum Schedule and Theme
CIMdata, Inc., a global Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) consulting and research firm, recently announced its 2022 PLM Market & Ind... (posted 2021-12-21)

Piezo Motion and CNBEST Announce Distribution Partnership
Piezo Motion and CNBEST Tech recently announced a distribution partnership expanding the global footprint of Piezo Motion’s product... (posted 2021-12-21)

KISSsoft Thanks Customers for Successful Collaborations
KISSsoft has been able to continuously develop calculation programs over the last 25 years. Today, KISSsoft is used in a wide variety of ... (posted 2021-12-20)

(Left to right) Kim, Kwon, Neike and Brehm.

Siemens and LG Energy Solutions Collaborate on Battery Manufacturing
Siemens and LG Energy Solution (LGES), a leading global battery manufacturer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase coop... (posted 2021-12-17)

Atlanta Gear Works Earns Timken Platinum Certification
After eight years as a “Timken Bearing Certified Shop,” Atlanta Gear Works has earned the highest status possible — Pla... (posted 2021-12-16)

BSA Celebrates Successful 2021 Convention
Over 150 top bearing industry leaders representing authorized distributors and participating manufacturers gathered in Naples, Florida fr... (posted 2021-12-15)

Mitsubishi Electric Offers White Paper on Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance isn't the only way to combat machine downtime. Not available on all servos in the marketplace, the unique One-... (posted 2021-12-14)

Exchange units can be ordered as fast delivery.

Sulzer Provides Exchange Units and Pre-Owned Equipment
Sulzer’s pumps, mixers and high-speed compressors are designed to operate in demanding industrial processes as well as water and wa... (posted 2021-12-13)

The CLPA continues to grow at a fast pace across the globe.

CC-Link Reaches Milestone for Open Industrial Network Communication
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has reached new heights in its aim to promote and advance state-of-the-art open industrial communi... (posted 2021-12-10)

Xometry Acquires Thomas
Xometry has announced the acquisition of Thomas (Thomasnet.com), a leader in product sourcing, supplier selection and digital marketing s... (posted 2021-12-09)

Robotic Handling and Automation

Cleaning Technologies Offers Free Guide to Automated and Robotic Parts Washing Systems
The introduction of robotic and other customized automation to parts washing systems has allowed manufacturers to increase efficiency and... (posted 2021-12-08)

Piezo technology adds performance and precision.

Piezo Motion and iMotion Announce Distribution Partnership
Piezo Motion and iMotion Inc. together announce a distribution partnership. Piezo Motion is a developer and leading manufacturer of preci... (posted 2021-12-08)

Schaeffler celebrates 75 years in motion.

Schaeffler Celebrates 75th Anniversary
It is one of the greatest “Made in Germany” success stories: The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is cele... (posted 2021-12-07)

Companies partner to simplify product and production complexity.

Siemens Digital Expands Collaboration with AWS for Cloud-Based Digital Transformation
Siemens Digital Industries Software and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) have announced an expansion of their collaboration, which combine... (posted 2021-12-06)

Corinna Draghi

Atlanta Gear Works Grows Team with Georgia Tech Graduate
Atlanta Gear Works has grown its engineering team — again — with its first Georgia Tech graduate, Corinna Draghi. Draghi come... (posted 2021-12-03)

Faulhaber management team for 2022.

Faulhaber Announces New Management Structure
In January 2022, the year of Dr. Fritz Faulhaber GmbH & Co. KG’s 75th anniversary, the drive specialist will get a new manageme... (posted 2021-12-02)

Georgianne Dickey (left) and Olivia Droney Newton.

NTN Receives Automotive Communication Award
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings and Bower Bearings, is proud to announce the receipt of a 2021 Automotive Communication Award fro... (posted 2021-12-01)

Regal Rexnord Acquires Arrowhead Systems
Regal Rexnord recently announced that it has completed the strategic acquisition of Arrowhead Systems (“Arrowhead”), based in... (posted 2021-11-30)

eAssistant SystemManager, courtesy of Ovako AB.

GWJ Technology Provides Online Gearbox Workshop for Formula Student Teams
Following the success of last year's workshop, GWJ Technology, organized once again the three-day online workshop "Gear Calculat... (posted 2021-11-29)

The new headquarters will be in Castellbisbal.

Bonfiglioli Spain Changes Headquarters
Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, SA, the Spanish branch of the Bonfiglioli Italian multinational gearmotor, drive system and planetary gearbox spe... (posted 2021-11-24)

NA companies ordered 9,928 robots in Q3.

A3 Reports Strong Q3 Robot Orders
Strong robot sales in the third quarter of 2021 bring the total number of orders so far this year to nearly 29,000 units valued at $1.48 ... (posted 2021-11-23)

Harry Moser

AME Inducts Harry Moser into Hall of Fame
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) inducted Harry Moser, president of the Reshoring Initiative, into the AME Hall of Fame... (posted 2021-11-22)

John Watwood

Motion Names Vice President of Operations Integration
Motion Industries, Inc.,  has announced the promotion of John Watwood to vice president of operations integration, effective immedia... (posted 2021-11-17)

The Center will be located at the Augsburg Innovations Park.

Velo3D Expands European Presence with Technical Center in Germany
Velo3D, Inc. has expanded its European presence to support its growth efforts in the region.The expansion includes the opening of a techn... (posted 2021-11-16)

Portescap Recognized by GM as Overdrive Award Winner
First presented in 2012, GM’s Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for suppliers who display outstanding achievement within GM... (posted 2021-11-15)

Left to right: Berger, Merklein and Ringler.

Schaeffler Implements Siemens' AM Network Platform
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced that its Additive Manufacturing Network platform has been has implemented at Schaeffler... (posted 2021-11-12)

NINA is Doosan's camera robot system.

Doosan Robotics Wins Honoree at CES 2022 Innovation Awards for Camera Robot System
Doosan Robotics announced it has been named as Honoree in the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 Innovation Awards for its camera robot... (posted 2021-11-11)

Pamela Kan (left), Ann Arnott (right).

PTDA Honors Pamela Kan with the Warren Pike Award
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has named Pamela Kan the 30th recipient of its Warren Pike Award for lifetime achi... (posted 2021-11-10)

TRIM cutting fluid

Master Fluid Solutions Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Master Fluid Solutions is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Since 1951, the company has been redefining productivity in the manufacturing... (posted 2021-11-09)

Festo Awards Neugart with Supplier Elite Award 2021
Festo SE & Co. KG has presented its gearbox supplier Neugart with the "Festo Supplier Elite Award 2021."For the virtual eve... (posted 2021-11-08)

SMT Announces Bearings in MASTA Webinar
SMT’s November webinar discusses the implementation of bearings in MASTA and aims to give an overview of methodology along with ava... (posted 2021-11-05)

Submission deadline is January 14, 2022.

AGMA FTM 2022 Call for Papers
Each year, authors selected by AGMA write peer-reviewed technical papers on topics relevant to the gear industry. These may include subje... (posted 2021-11-04)

DBS is committed to the SBTi.

David Brown Santasalo Announces Commitment to SBTi
David Brown Santasalo is acutely aware of the need to fast track change due to the climate emergency and recognizes the critical part tha... (posted 2021-11-03)

Gulf Coast expansion will improve service capabilities.

Sulzer Announces Baton Rouge Service Center Expansion
To widen support for operators of rotating equipment in the US Gulf Coast area, Sulzer has announced the expansion of its Baton Rouge Ser... (posted 2021-11-02)

Metal Injection Molding Conference Registration Now Open
Registration has opened for MIM2022: International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides. MIM2022 is a global ... (posted 2021-11-01)

NTN Announces Automotive Aftermarket Changes
NTN Bearing Corporation of America is pleased to announce the realignment of its automotive aftermarket business unit management team. Ef... (posted 2021-11-01)

See the latest AM developments at IMTS 2022

55+ Additive Exhibitors to Appear at IMTS 2022
Just as space sparks the imagination, additive manufacturing (AM) is sparking new solutions while also solving mainstream industrial chal... (posted 2021-10-29)

 Antofagasta Service Center in Chile

David Brown Santasalo Expands Service Center Facility in Chile
David Brown Santasalo continues its commitment to enhancing its facilities and services to customers. Construction has recently been comp... (posted 2021-10-28)

Rodney Brennen

MPIF Elects New Officers
Rodney Brennen, vice president/CFO, Metco Industries, Inc., St. Marys, Pennsylvania, has been elected the 31st president of the Metal Pow... (posted 2021-10-27)

Chris Gumas

PTDA Foundation Presents Chris Gumas with Robert K. Callahan Future Leaders Award
A past president and 25-year PTDA Foundation Trustee, Bob Callahan (formerly SENQCIA MAXCO LLC) was passionate about the mission of the P... (posted 2021-10-27)

The system's processor unit meets demanding requirements.

Schaeffler Celebrates Sponsorship of Indy Autonomous Challenge
It was an exciting weekend for race fans, as the first ever Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) concluded with nine teams competing for $1.5 ... (posted 2021-10-26)

Keith Nowak and Barbara J. Ross.

Barbara Ross Receives PTDA Foundation's 2021 Wendy B. McDonald Award
Wendy B. McDonald was one of the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry’s true pioneers. To honor her memory, in 2014, ... (posted 2021-10-25)

Roy Kok

CLPA Appoints Roy Kok to Grow Partnership Network
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has appointed Roy Kok as senior partnerships and alliance specialist to enhance the organization&r... (posted 2021-10-22)

Electromate Partners with Mecademic
Electromate Inc. has announced a partnership with Mecademic, a Montreal based premier manufacturer of the world’s smallest, most co... (posted 2021-10-21)

Diequa Presents Mechanical/Automation Partnership Webinar
What are the secrets for a successful "mechanical/automation" partnership? With technology and gearing changing so rapidly, how... (posted 2021-10-20)

A3 Reports 67 Percent Increase in Robot Orders in Q2 2021
Robot orders in the second quarter of 2021 were up 67% over the same period in 2020, showing a return to pre-COVID 19 pandemic demand for... (posted 2021-10-19)

STLE Announces Potential Benefits of Tribochemistry Podcast
The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) — the technical society for individuals in the field of tribology and ... (posted 2021-10-18)

FOBA M1000 with an industrial robot from ZELTWANGER

FOBA Offers Customized Automation in Laser Marking Webinar
The automation of part handling or mark alignment in a laser marking process can help improve marking requirements and save production co... (posted 2021-10-15)

MPIF Publishes Conference Proceedings
The conference proceedings from PowderMet2021, AMPM2021 and Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials—2021 are now available for pur... (posted 2021-10-14)

Charlotte-Mecklenburg officials and Bosch Rexroth executives celebrate partnership.

Bosch Rexroth Helps Charlotte Students Discover Engineering and Manufacturing Careers
Presentations, robotics demonstrations and new online information tools were showcased at a special event on October 8th at the Bosch Rex... (posted 2021-10-12)

Electromate Named Best Workplace in Ontario for 2021
Electromate Inc. has been named on the 2021 list of Best Workplaces in Ontario. Electromate Inc. received this honor after a thorough and... (posted 2021-10-11)

FVA and AVL cooperate on software tools.

FVA and AVL Collaborate on Virtual Gear Design Software Tools
FVA and AVL have announced they are joining forces to support their customers in developing virtual transmissions at the highest level. T... (posted 2021-10-08)

Product Showcase Reception

AD Addresses Growth and Resilience at Network Meeting
Coming together in person for the first time in 18 months, the AD Bearings & Power Transmission Division welcomed 45 member companies... (posted 2021-10-07)

Deutsche Messe Opens Technology Academy in Tennessee
Deutsche Messe Technology Academy is continuing its rapid internationalization in the U.S. by opening the Smart Factory Institute in Chat... (posted 2021-10-06)

Regal Rexnord Corporation

Regal Rexnord Corporation Expands Range of Product and Digital Solutions
Regal Beloit Corporation has completed the merger with Rexnord Process and Motion Control (PMC) to become Regal Rexnord Corporation. ... (posted 2021-10-05)

SMT Announces NVH in MASTA Online Training Workshop
SMT's next online training workshop discusses NVH in MASTA. SMT will take a look at the underlying theory of MASTA's NVH calculat... (posted 2021-10-04)

Xometry Establishes Scholars Program with Howard University
Xometry, Inc. has announced the creation of the Xometry Scholars Program in partnership with Howard University. Xometry will pledge more ... (posted 2021-10-01)

 Nobuyuki Ashida

Misumi President Receives Two Workplace Culture Awards
Misumi President, Nobuyuki Ashida, has won not 1 but 2 Comparably awards in less than a year.In 2020, Ashida won for Best CEO and this pa... (posted 2021-10-01)

MFG Day 2021 Takes Place October 1st
Held annually on the first Friday in October with events that continue throughout the month, MFG Day—Manufacturing Day—helps ... (posted 2021-09-30)

PT WORK Force Expands Resources
Now more than ever, employers need tools and resources to help them navigate the new realities of the workplace. As the charitable arm of... (posted 2021-09-29)

Sulzer has received the Pump Industry award for Product of the Year for their latest addition the XJ 900 dewatering pump.

Sulzer Wins Product of the Year Award for Submersible Dewatering Pump
Sulzer is proud to announce that our latest addition to the submersible pumps family, the XJ 900 submersible dewatering pump, has won the... (posted 2021-09-28)

To recognize the grand opening, a virtual facility tour is now available on-demand.

Hallite Seals Announces New Product and Material Test House
Hallite Seals International Ltd. has announced the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art product and material test house after breaki... (posted 2021-09-27)

Customer collaborations have sparked various different Portescap product platforms, and all of them are 100 percent customizable.

Portescap's Voice of the Customer Program Produces Motion Innovations
Portescap recently unveiled the latest motion innovations to come from its Voice of the Customer product development process.Voice of the... (posted 2021-09-24)

Hofer Powertrain is the system supplier of efficient powertrain solutions in the fields of electrification and hybridization.

Mullen and Hofer Powertrain Collaborate on Electric Drive Systems and Components
Mullen Technologies, Inc., an emerging electric vehicle manufacturer, which previously announced a definitive agreement to merge with Net... (posted 2021-09-23)

The 2nd edition of the Direct Gear Design book is now available.

Direct Gear Design Receives Significant Upgrade
The 2nd edition of the Direct Gear Design book is now available at CRC Press and Amazon. This book presents a unique alternative to tradi... (posted 2021-09-22)

Mujin Brings Robotics Solutions to U.S. Logistics Companies
Mujin, a Japanese industrial robotics company bringing machine intelligence to robots throughout Asia since 2011, has established US-base... (posted 2021-09-21)

SMT Announces Geometry Modeller Webinar
SMT's next free webinar looks at Geometry Modeller, the latest software offering from SMT, available soon. Geometry Modeller is a ful... (posted 2021-09-20)

Sulzer is offering a free webinar on pump essentials.

Sulzer Academy Examines Pump Essentials
On Wednesday, October 20th at 3:00 pm (BST) Sulzer will be presenting a free training webinar about "Pump Essentials."Lasting 1... (posted 2021-09-17)

Smalley Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 9th Consecutive Year
Smalley received the 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 9th consecutive year. Out of the thousands of GM suppl... (posted 2021-09-10)

MINExpo International 2021

MINExpo 2021 Examines Safety, Cost Reduction and Productivity in Mining Sector
With 11 halls of industry suppliers showcasing the latest products and services for mining, attendees will have three days to see the bes... (posted 2021-09-09)

Schaeffler Experts to Discuss Electrification Challenges at Digital CTI Symposium USA
Key Schaeffler mobility experts will again participate in the annual CTI Symposium USA, discussing the opportunities and challenges of e-... (posted 2021-09-08)

Epicor operates in 150 countries around the world with 20,000 customers utilizing its expertise and solutions.

Epicor Recognized for Manufacturing Vision and Execution
Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has been named a Visi... (posted 2021-09-07)

Benefits include fast, professional installation by a specialized installation staff that saves installation time and costs, increases the service life, and prevents failures.

Igus Offers Energy Supply and Service Benefits
Igus has the expertise when the job calls for reliable energy supply systems and their installation at the customer's site, ranging f... (posted 2021-09-07)

Content will feature insights from leading industry professionals about some of today's most important issues and trends impacting the global tribology and lubricants community.

STLE Announces Free Podcast Series
The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) — the technical society for individuals in the field of tribology and ... (posted 2021-09-02)

The Warrington site celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

Bonfiglioli Celebrates 40 Years in the UK
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the first subsidiary of Italian drive specialist Bonfiglioli Riduttori in th... (posted 2021-09-02)

Small and medium size manufacturers concerned about costs can still deploy robots with Formic Technologies.

Robotics-as-a-Service Lets Manufacturers 'Hire' Robots at Low Hourly Rate
Robotics-as-a-service company Formic Technologies recently launched a simple value proposition: hire fully customized robots from top ven... (posted 2021-09-01)

Third Wave Systems 2021 Regional Users Conference Examines Machining Modeling
Join Third Wave Systems for a day with the leading experts on machining modeling to tackle some of the most complex machining problems on... (posted 2021-08-31)

Schaeffler and OSU collaborate on the first North American Schaeffler Hub for Advanced Research (SHARE) Program.

Schaeffler Launches SHARE Program in North America
In collaboration with The Ohio State University (OSU), Schaeffler recently launched its first Schaeffler Hub for Advanced Research (SHARE... (posted 2021-08-30)

Dr. Jose Greses

Velo3D Expands Team in Europe
As global demand for top-quality 3D-printed industrial parts continues to grow, California-based Velo3D, Inc., a leader in advanced addit... (posted 2021-08-27)

Interactive Exhibit Celebrates Packaging History at Pack Expo
Take a journey through the evolution of packaging and processing and see what the future holdsPACK to the Future is a new interactive exh... (posted 2021-08-26)

AGMA's Emerging Technology Efforts - What's Next?
The goal of the AGMA Emerging Technology committees is to identify, investigate and inform AGMA members of emerging technologies that may... (posted 2021-08-25)

Rockwell Automation Examines Smart Manufacturing Technologies
Join Jon DiCillo to learn about the smart devices that generate the data on the plant floor and the software solutions that deliver the i... (posted 2021-08-24)

SMT Offers Differential Modeling in MASTA Webinar
SMT's September webinar tackles the topic of differential modeling in MASTA. The company takes pride in providing a user-friendly tra... (posted 2021-08-23)

Herb Cobb

Philadelphia Gear to Present Webinar on How to Avoid Gearbox Failure
Gearbox failure means unplanned outages, downtime, and potentially extensive repairs. With the right evaluation approach, it can almost a... (posted 2021-08-19)

Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on August 24
A new type of linear motion technology is, literally, giving hydraulics a run for it’s money. Electromechanical actuators can provi... (posted 2021-08-18)

The Bosch Rexroth Connected Hydraulics Roadshow is a complete, self-contained traveling exhibit, showcasing the full range of Rexroth industrial hydraulics technology, and will be visiting plants and facilities across North America beginning September 2021.

Bosch Rexroth to Present Connected Hydraulics Roadshow Traveling Exhibit
Bosch Rexroth’s Connected Hydraulics Roadshow is a traveling exhibit, bringing a complete “trade show booth on wheels” ... (posted 2021-08-17)

AGMA Announces Latest Members to Join the Organization
AGMA has recently announced new memberships from esco GmbH, Wenzel America, Engineering Drive Solutions, Toyota Material Handling and Uni... (posted 2021-08-16)

Past EASA Chairman Gary Byars (left) presents EASA's 2021 Exceptional Achievement Service Award to Doug Moore of HECO Kentucky Service Company.

EASA Presents Exceptional Achievement Service Award
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) honored Doug Moore of HECO Kentucky Service Company as the 2021 recipient of the EASA... (posted 2021-08-10)

RBC Bearings Set to Purchase ABB Dodge
RBC Bearings Incorporated has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Dodge mechanical power transmissio... (posted 2021-08-09)

SKF Named GM Supplier of the Year
SKF has been named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors for 2020. This is the ninth time that SKF has received this award. The ann... (posted 2021-08-06)

Worldwide Electric Acquires Georator
Worldwide Electric, LLC has announced that it has acquired Georator Corporation and its subsidiary, Athlon. With this acquisition, WorldW... (posted 2021-08-05)

PowderMet2022 Issues Call for Papers
The program committee for PowderMet2022: International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials, to be held June 12&nd... (posted 2021-08-04)

Lou Payan

NTN Announces Recent Promotions
NTN Bearing Corporation of America is pleased to announce the promotions of Lou Payan to director of corporate accounts and Tim Bell to d... (posted 2021-08-04)

AD has reported strong 2021 sales results in the first six months including its bearing and power transmission division.

AD Reports 30 Percent Sales Increase Across all 13 Divisions
AD is reporting member sales in the first six months of 2021 were $28.1 billion, an increase of 30% across its 13 divisions and three cou... (posted 2021-08-03)

Induction heating devices allow energy-saving heating of the bearings and shorten the mounting time.

Schaeffler Acquires Bega, Expands Lifecycle Service Portfolio
Schaeffler has acquired BEGA International B.V. (Bega), a leading manufacturer of special tools for mounting and dismounting rolling bear... (posted 2021-08-02)

SMT Announces Latest Knowledge Exchange Seminars

SMT Offers Knowledge Exchange Seminars: USA
SMT recently announced its Knowledge Exchange seminar events. Regardless of your speciality, SMT looks forward to visiting professionals ... (posted 2021-07-29)

VDMA Reports Power Transmission Engineering Market Upswing
At the board meeting of the VDMA Power Transmission Association on July 15, 2021, the sales forecast from the spring was increased from p... (posted 2021-07-28)

MPIF Executive Director/CEO James Adams with donation to Second Harvest Food Bank.

MPIF Donates to Food Bank
During the closing night event “An All-American BBQ”, at PowderMet2021, Orlando, Florida, the Metal Powder Industries Federat... (posted 2021-07-27)

Ranjana Clark

Xometry Appoints Clark to Board of Directors
Xometry, Inc. has announced today the recent appointment of Ranjana Clark to its board of directors. Clark, the Head of Global Transactio... (posted 2021-07-26)

Trelleborg Expands Online Store with Seals and Bearings for Marine Applications
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions expands its online store to include Seals-Shop Marine, which makes seals and bearings for the marine industr... (posted 2021-07-23)

FORAN is CAD/CAE/CAM software for the design, construction and engineering of vessels and marine structures.

Siemens Digital Acquires FORAN Software Business
Siemens Digital Industries Software recently announced it has signed an agreement with Spain-based SENER, a leading multinational company... (posted 2021-07-22)

AWK'21 takes place digitally and in-person from September 22-23, 2021.

AWK'21 Kicks Off September 22nd in Aachen
Whether digitally or on-site in Aachen, please join the lecture program at the 30th Aachen Machine Tool Colloquium. Plenary speakers incl... (posted 2021-07-21)

The Make Power Smart app offers the ability to check belt tension, realign pulleys and set proper pulley distance, all through a mobile phone.

Continental Introduces Make Power Smart App
Continental has developed its Make Power Smart app to support distributors by digitizing the tachometer, tension frequency meter and lase... (posted 2021-07-21)

Intel Joins the CLPA
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has announced that the Intel Corporation has joined the organization as its latest member. The str... (posted 2021-07-20)

Mary Ellen Doran

AGMA Foundation Welcomes New Director
The AGMA Foundation announced Mary Ellen Doran as the Foundation’s new executive director. She assumed the role in June 2021.The ap... (posted 2021-07-19)

Portescap eStore allows customers to search for off-the-shelf products to suit their desired configuration, environment or envelope.

Portescap Launches Online Tools for Miniature Motors
Portescap has unveiled two new online tools to streamline the process of evaluating and buying miniature motors. MotionCompass delivers p... (posted 2021-07-16)

OPTIME's analysis results are displayed on the PC-based dashboard or within the included mobile app.

Schaeffler Introduces OPTIME in the United States and Canada
Schaeffler is launching its acclaimed OPTIME condition monitoring system in the U.S. and Canada. OPTIME is an efficient, easy-to-use and ... (posted 2021-07-15)

Sulzer has launched the Shell VersiSwirl axial cyclone which incorporates the latest innovations from more than ten years of R&D cooperation between Sulzer Chemtech and Shell.

Sulzer Chemtech Extend Agreement with Shell Catalyst & Technologies
Sulzer Chemtech has renewed and extended its licensing agreement with Shell Catalysts & Technologies for the development and distribu... (posted 2021-07-14)

Left to right are Jerry Gray (Immediate Past Chairman of the Board), and Tim Bieber (Chairman of the EASA Board of Directors).

EASA Announces New Officers and Executive Committee
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announces new international officers for the 2021-2022 administrative year. As of Jun... (posted 2021-07-13)

Bosch Rexroth Offers Digital Maintenance Seminar on July 15th
Sudden machine breakdowns, unplanned, costly maintenance work and pre-defined maintenance cycles – is that the only way?  ... (posted 2021-07-12)

SMT Offers Online Training Workshop: System Analysis in MASTA
July's MASTA Online Training Workshop covers system analysis modes within MASTA, along with the underlying operation of the MASTA sys... (posted 2021-07-09)

NTN Receives GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award
NTN is pleased to announce that its manufacturing facility, NTN Driveshaft, Inc., has been awarded General Motors Company’s Supplie... (posted 2021-07-07)

FANUC is capable of producing 11,000 robots per month in its fully automated factories.

FANUC Announces Production of 750,000th Robot
FANUC has announced the production of its 750,000th industrial robot, representing a record high point in the robotics industry.  &n... (posted 2021-07-06)

A3 Creates Artificial Intelligence Strategy Board
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has created a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology Strategy Board of leading AI expe... (posted 2021-07-02)

A collection of the 2021 grand prize winners.

MPIF Announces Design Excellence Award Winners
The winners in the 2021 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation ... (posted 2021-07-01)

Annie Lien

Hexagon's Annie Lien Joins Waymo Forum on the Power of Mentorship for Women
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division recently announced Annie Lien, director of business development for autonomous soluti... (posted 2021-06-30)

Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on August 24
Tolomatic is offering a free webinar "Linear motion design: Electric actuators for hydraulic replacement" on August 24, 2021 at... (posted 2021-06-29)

Schneider Electric presented Neugart with this year's

Neugart Receives Schneider Electric Supplier Award
Neugart is currently the only company to have received this year's "Schneider Electric Supplier Award" in the "Quality... (posted 2021-06-28)

SKF already uses the oil recovery system at several of its own facilities and is now in the process of making the technology available to customers around the world.

SKF Offers Oil Regeneration Service to Customers in Mexico
Industrial end-users in Mexico will now be able to make use of regenerated oil services using a unique and recently developed system from... (posted 2021-06-25)

Electromate Wins 2021 AHTD Foundation Award
Electromate received a Foundation Award from the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD), recognizing the company’s 25 ... (posted 2021-06-24)

The Calderara di Reno Hub, obtained by dedicating part of a Bonfiglioli Group plant, has a total area of 1,500 square meters.

Bonfiglioli Kicks Off Vaccination Hub
The Bonfiglioli Riduttori Vaccination HUB in Calderara di Reno kicked off June 14th.The Calderara di Reno Hub, obtained by dedicating par... (posted 2021-06-23)

International Women in Engineering Day is June 23, 2021.

Maxon Celebrates International Women in Engineering Day
The women in engineering (WIE) at maxon work eagerly to contribute to the success of advanced technology in the motion control industry. ... (posted 2021-06-23)

Ransohoff Partners with Stoelting
Ransohoff, a division of Cleaning Technologies Group LLC, is proud to announce its partnership with Stoelting, a division of The Vollrath... (posted 2021-06-22)

PT WORK Force Introduces New Resource
The PTDA Foundation, through its PT WORK Force initiative, provides resources to support power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) employ... (posted 2021-06-21)

Utilizing real-time inventory and a dedicated exchange program team, ABB can ship a replacement unit within 24 hours of a purchase order receipt.

ABB Introduces Drive Exchange Service
ABB’s Drives Service team reduces the impact of unplanned downtime with the Drive Exchange Service offering. Utilizing real-time in... (posted 2021-06-18)

QuesTek Wins 2021 ASM International Engineering Materials Achievement Award
QuesTek Innovations LLC has announced that it received the 2021 ASM International Engineering Materials Achievement Award for the design ... (posted 2021-06-17)

MIR's robot versatility is one of the reasons Guardian Industries collaborated with the organization.

Koch Industries Collaborates with MIR
Mobile Industrial Robots recently announced a worldwide strategic collaboration with one of the world’s largest private companies, ... (posted 2021-06-15)

Learn about totally integrated automation with Siemen's virtual courses.

Siemens Factory Automation Offers Digitalization Courses Online
Siemens Factory Automation is excited to offer series of one day instructor led virtual workshops under the TIA University umbrella. Thes... (posted 2021-06-14)

PRO DESIGN will continue to operate as an independent company and a provider of electronic engineering and manufacturing services.

Siemens Acquires PRO DESIGN Prototyping Solutions
Building on the recent announcement of its next-generation Veloce hardware-assisted verification system for integrated circuits (ICs), Si... (posted 2021-06-11)

Neighborhood 91 will both condense and connect all components of the additive manufacturing and 3D-printing supply chain into one production ecosystem.

Wabtec Begins Operations at Neighborhood 91 Additive Hub
Wabtec Corporation recently celebrated the start of operations at Neighborhood 91, the additive manufacturing production campus at Pittsb... (posted 2021-06-10)

SMT Offer Training Workshop: Optimization Tools in MASTA
SMT's June workshops discuss MASTA's wide ranging optimization tools, a selection of features which simplify the optimization pro... (posted 2021-06-09)

Sulzer's Pasadena Service Center has opened an extra-large capacity test center for AC and DC motors.

Sulzer Announce New Motor Test Center
Sulzer’s Pasadena Service Center has opened an extra-large capacity test center for AC and DC motors. Located in Houston, TX., this... (posted 2021-06-08)

Siemens Digital is a long-standing ecosystem partner of TSMC.

Siemens Digital Enhance Intelligent Automation Solutions
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced that its Calibre nmPlatform tools and Analog FastSPICE platform are now both qualified ... (posted 2021-06-07)

Regular training sessions offer a great return on investment.

Sulzer Examines Skilled Trade Shortage in Pump Industry
As more baby boomers continue to retire in 2021, it is reported that 62% of companies are struggling to fill critical, skilled technical ... (posted 2021-06-04)

NTN Receives 2021 Content Excellence Award
NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, is pleased to announce the receipt of the 2021 Content Excellence Award from the Automotive Cont... (posted 2021-06-03)

Electromate Set to Receive Business Excellence Award
Electromate Inc. is pleased to announce that, at the upcoming fifth annual Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses bei... (posted 2021-06-02)

QuesTek Awarded Three Projects for Advanced Materials Development
QuesTek Innovations LLC has received three new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Awards from The Office of Naval Research... (posted 2021-06-01)

These webinars focus on trending wind industry topics including the evolution toward large capacity turbines and advances in design, analytics, and inspection.

MSC Software Announces Wind Power and Sustainability Webinar Series
MSC Software, a part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, announced it will host an eight-part webinar series covering... (posted 2021-05-28)

MPIF Announces Upcoming Powder Metal Courses
Registration has opened for the Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course, the powder metallurgy industry's longest-running course, w... (posted 2021-05-27)

The AGMA webinar

AGMA Examines Robot Integration in Gear Manufacturing
AGMA presents its latest webinar "How Software Can Level the Playing Field for Robot Integration" on Wednesday, June 2, from 1:... (posted 2021-05-26)

(Left to right) Jason Green, human resource business partner manager, ABB;  Tim Allen, chamber president and CEO, Fort Smith; U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, Rogers;  Jesse Henson, president of ABB's NEMA Motor Division; Dr. Terry Morawski, superintendent of Fort Smith Public Schools.

ABB Invests in Peak Innovation Center
ABB’s NEMA motor division is pleased to announce its support of Peak Innovation Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Their $1 million in... (posted 2021-05-26)

Adaptive3D is a category leader in printed elastomers for additive manufacturing. Its products enable volume end-use parts production via additive manufacturing of odorless, tough, strain-tolerant, tear-resistant, and biocompatible rubbers and rubber-like materials.

Desktop Metal Acquires Adaptive3D
Desktop Metal, Inc. has acquired Adaptive3D, a leading provider of elastomeric solutions for additive manufacturing. Adaptive3D offers ca... (posted 2021-05-25)

Siemens Digital Receives Three Samsung Foundry SAFE EDA Awards
Siemens Digital Industries Software recently announced that long-term partner Samsung Foundry has recognized its partnership and substant... (posted 2021-05-24)

Clemson University received a grant to design, build and operate a facility capable of full-scale, highly accelerated testing of next-generation wind turbine drivetrain technology.

AGMA 2021 SRN Event Includes Clemson University SCE&G Energy Innovation Center Tour
The AGMA 2021 Strategic Resources Network Event, June 9-11 in Charleston, SC., offers a terrific lineup for future leaders starting with ... (posted 2021-05-21)

Ken Hope

STLE Announces Ken Hope as 2021-2022 President
The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) — the technical society serving individuals, companies and organizatio... (posted 2021-05-20)

Regal Set to Present Tag-It Asset Management Program Webinars
Regal Beloit Corporation has announced it will present webinars on Wednesday, May 26 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EST, and again on Wednesday... (posted 2021-05-19)

QuesTek Awarded $1.1 Million for Small Business Innovation Research
QuesTek Innovations LLC recently announced that it was awarded $1.1 Million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II funding... (posted 2021-05-18)

The winners of the 10th manus awards: gold for PowerBully by Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG, silver for a radio-controlled felling wedge, and bronze for a sun protection facade system with a shape memory alloy. The new green manus went to Finbin for its intelligent, solar-powered rubbish bin.

Manus Award Honors Creative Use of Plain Bearings
For the first time, the manus award, a joint initiative by Igus, a motion plastics specialist, recognizes four contestants. The prize sho... (posted 2021-05-17)

The new facility will represent the largest dedicated production site for zero-emission medium and heavy-duty vehicles in the U.S.

Lion Electric Company Announces Construction of Largest U.S. All-Electric Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Plant
The Lion Electric Company, a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, recently announced that it has se... (posted 2021-05-14)

Jack Templin (left) and Darin Davenport (right) discuss the bearings and power transmission market.

AD Hosts Bearings and Power Transmission Virtual Meeting
AD hosted its 2021 Bearings & Power Transmission Division Virtual North American Meeting, from March 29 – April 1. The virtual ... (posted 2021-05-13)

Nordex growing strong over three generations.

Nordex Receives AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation
Nordex, Inc. recently announced the establishment of a quality management system for AS9100D & ISO 9001:2015. The company is involved... (posted 2021-05-12)

Gates continues to roll out a variety of sustainability goals.

Gates Releases Sustainability Report
Gates has released its 2020 Sustainability Report. Gates’ Report features a comprehensive set of initiatives and programs organized... (posted 2021-05-11)

A3 Reports Robot Orders Up 20 Percent in Q1 2021
Robot orders in the first quarter of 2021 were up 20% over the same period in 2020, with substantial increases in purchases coming from c... (posted 2021-05-10)

Argonne National Laboratory Offers Materials Webinar
Argonne National Laboratory will host a free webinar May 19, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm CT called "Frontiers in Materials Manufacturin... (posted 2021-05-07)

Large electric motor and generator repair, storage, and maintenance is available to customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region.

Schulz Electric Relocates, Expands Service Center
Schulz Electric, part of Timken Power Systems’ network of repair facilities, has moved to a new 41,000-square foot electric motor a... (posted 2021-05-07)

Dunkermotoren launched its online shop in April 2021.

Dunkermotoren Launches Online Shop.
The new online shop is based on an online product configurator that the drive manufacturer already integrated into the website in 2018.Th... (posted 2021-05-06)

AGMA Electric Drive Technology Committee Publishes EV White Paper
The AGMA Electric Drive Technology Committee released a white paper today titled, “A Gearing-Centric Snapshot of the EV Space&rdquo... (posted 2021-05-05)

CST Studio Suite screenshot of electromagnetic analysis of an RF filter.

Adaptive Corp. Acquires Heavyside Corporation
Adaptive Corporation has announced the acquisition of Heavyside Corporation, specialists in electromagnetics within design-realization wo... (posted 2021-05-05)

AGMA Releases New Publications by ISO Central
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the following publications by ISO Central:ISO/TS 10300-20:2021, Calculation of load capaci... (posted 2021-05-04)

Siemens Digital Acquires TimeSeries
Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement to acquire TimeSeries, a leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Mendix... (posted 2021-05-03)

The award is given to those suppliers that show dedication and commitment to consistently performing above GM's expectations.

NTN Driveshaft Receives GM Customer Care and Shipping Award
NTN is pleased to announce that its manufacturing facility, NTN Driveshaft, Inc., has been named a recipient of a 2020 GM Customer Care a... (posted 2021-04-30)

 The award recognizes companies that have shown exceptional commitment to Motion through quality products and services.

Motion Names NSK 2020 Supplier of the Year
Motion Industries, Inc. named NSK “2020 Supplier of the Year.” The award recognizes companies that have shown exceptional com... (posted 2021-04-29)

Homer Marine LLC will now sell the MSHS Group engine brands and parts through its newly opened marine supply store, which offers an array of boatbuilding and marine hardware products.

Homer Marine Joins MSHS Group Dealer Network
Homer Marine LLC, a northwestern U.S. marine industry supplier located in Homer, Alaska, has joined the MSHS Group dealer network. &... (posted 2021-04-28)

SMT Offers NVH Correlation Webinar
SMT's next webinar "NVH Correlation Tips & Tricks" takes place  May 5, 2021 1:00 - 2:00 pm (BST) and will be prese... (posted 2021-04-27)

Stefan Krause

VELO3D Adds Krause to Board of Directors as Audit Committee Chair
VELO3D Inc. has announced the appointment of renowned business leader Stefan Krause to the company’s board of directors as audit co... (posted 2021-04-26)

Electric Actuator Know-How for Machine Design Engineers takes place May 11.

Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on May 11
Tolomatic is offering a free webinar, "Electric Actuator Know-How for Machine Design Engineers" on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10 ... (posted 2021-04-23)

For a third straight year, AD has been recognized as a Top Workplace in the greater Philadelphia region.

AD Secures Third Consecutive Top Workplace Award
For a third straight year, AD has been recognized as a Top Workplace in the greater Philadelphia region based on feedback from its annual... (posted 2021-04-22)

Shell is using Polarion, a contextual tool within Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio of integrated software and services, to enable highly effective and transparent collaboration between its project development teams.

Shell Selects Siemens Polarion Software for Capital Projects Data
Siemens Digital Industries Software recently announced that Royal Dutch Shell has selected Polarion Requirements software as the foundati... (posted 2021-04-21)

Michael Proffitt

Worldwide Electric Welcomes Proffitt as Vice President of Business Development
WorldWide Electric is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Proffitt. Proffitt joined the team as vice president of business develo... (posted 2021-04-20)

Last Call for E-Motive by FVA Papers April 30, 2021
E-Motive by FVA takes place online September 21-23, 2021. Please submit your abstract by April 30, 2021. Share your knowledge and benefit... (posted 2021-04-19)

Bosch is helping to make Industry 4.0 the norm.

Bosch Rexroth Celebrates Industry 4.0 Milestone
Industry 4.0 is coming of age. What began at Hannover Messe in 2011 as a “pioneering German project” has now gained global tr... (posted 2021-04-19)

Anand Parameswaran

Cyient Launches Series of Industry 4.0 Solutions at Hannover Messe 2021
Cyient, a global engineering and digital technology solutions company, announced the launch of its INTELLICYIENT suite of Industry 4.0 so... (posted 2021-04-16)

Nominations were given to companies with a clearly defined sustainability strategy.

Schaeffler Named One of 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders by the U.N.
The Schaeffler Group has been selected as one of the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders worldwide on the occasion of the 75th annive... (posted 2021-04-15)

A3 is Officially One Association Under New Website
A3 has officially combined the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, Motion Control and Motors As... (posted 2021-04-14)

AGMA Announces New Publications
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the following publications: ANSI/AGMA 6000-C20, Specification for Measurement of Line... (posted 2021-04-13)

Products include clutches and brakes, gears and gearboxes, belts and pulleys, universal joints and more.

Huco PT Components Now Available for Immediate Purchase Worldwide
A wide range of metric-sized power transmission components, including clutches and brakes, gears and gearboxes, belts and pulleys, univer... (posted 2021-04-12)

Aurelio Banda

Motion Announces New Group Vice President - Automation
Motion Industries, Inc., recently announced that Aurelio Banda will join the company as Motion’s new group vice president of automa... (posted 2021-04-09)

Marty McLaughlin

AD Announces New Chief Marketing Officer
AD announced that Marty McLaughlin has joined the group as its first chief marketing officer effective April 1, 2021. McLaughlin is charg... (posted 2021-04-08)

Over the past 13 years, the AGMA Foundation has awarded $312,000 in scholarships to 45 outstanding students. Jared Minski, pictured, a mechanical engineering student at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, received a 2020 scholarship.

AGMA Foundation Scholarship Applications are due July 1, 2021
COVID-19 fundraising setbacks have not stopped the AGMA Foundation’s support of the gear industry workforce. Scholarships of up to ... (posted 2021-04-07)

PTDA Opens Registration for Virtual Canadian Conference
Registration is now open for the PTDA Virtual Canadian Conference, to be held June 9-10, 2021. This conference brings key decision makers... (posted 2021-04-07)

Jim May

Motion Announces Director of Corporate Development
Motion Industries, Inc. has announced that Jim May was promoted to director of corporate development, effective April 1. May joined ... (posted 2021-04-06)

Mike Toper

Gear Motions Welcomes Director of Business Development
Gear Motions welcomes Mike Toper as director of business development. In this new position, Toper will be responsible for strategic busin... (posted 2021-04-05)

Baudouin is currently offering 16L and 32L displacement engines at 450-815 hp and 1100-1650 hp respectively, as well as onboard generating sets up to 1 MW.

Students Receive Hands-On Diesel Engine Experience
Students in the Marine Diesel Engine Technician Program at Louisiana’s Fletcher Technical Community College will get an opportunity... (posted 2021-04-05)

Motion Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has achieved the 75-year milestone of business success.“Motion’s succe... (posted 2021-03-31)

Francesco Millo, strategic planning and M&A director (left) and Fausto Carboni, CEO Bonfiglioli Group (right).

Bonfiglioli Wins Innovation 4.0 Award for IoTwins Project
The A&T (Automation & Testing) 2021 Fair in Torino recently presented Bonfiglioli Riduttori with an Innovation 4.0 award for its ... (posted 2021-03-30)

AGMA Offers Emerging Technology Webinar Series
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is now offering emerging technology webinars starting in April. The webinar series wil... (posted 2021-03-29)

Sulzer is able to maintain, repair and retrofit a wide range of equipment for the oil and gas market.

Sulzer Launches Live Virtual Service Center Tours for Oil and Gas Market
From upstream to storage of light fuels, Sulzer has extensive knowledge and expertise in delivering service solutions for rotating equipm... (posted 2021-03-26)

Associations Launch 4th Annual National Metalworking Reshoring Award
Four leading manufacturing associations have announced the 4th National Metalworking Reshoring Award competition. Companies that have suc... (posted 2021-03-25)

Digital Places Lower Saxony. Photo courtesy of Deutsche Messe.

Deutsche Messe Joins Mobility Test Field Consortium
Deutsche Messe AG becomes a partner in the Test Field Lower Saxony consortium with the 5G exhibition center. This makes it part of a grou... (posted 2021-03-24)

AGMA Welcomes New Board Members
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced Greg Schulte, president of Bonfiglioli USA as the new AGMA chair of the boar... (posted 2021-03-23)

ISO Announces Publication of New Standards
ISO Central recently announced the publication of the following new standards:  ISO 4156-1:2021(E), Straight cylindrical involu... (posted 2021-03-22)

Maxon is proud to be an official supplier to Emirates Team New Zealand.

Maxon Supplies Motors and Controllers for Emirates Team New Zealand
Maxon Group extend their heartfelt congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand. In the historical 36th America’s Cup that endured ... (posted 2021-03-19)

Starrag Bumotec s191H 7-Axis Machining Center

Amorphology Opens West Coast Demonstration Center with Starrag Bumotec 7-Axis Machining Center
Amorphology and Starrag Bumotec are teaming up to establish the only U.S. West Coast laboratory where customers of both companies can obs... (posted 2021-03-18)

Dana Earns Recognition as John Deere 'Partner-Level' Hall of Fame Supplier
Dana’s operations in Crescentino, Italy, have earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2020 and was inducted into the Sup... (posted 2021-03-18)

Sampingranaggi specializes in gearboxes, bevel gears, and cylindrical gears.

Bonfiglioli Acquires Sampingranaggi
Bonfiglioli S.p.A. has acquired Sampingranaggi.The acquisition includes the assets of the Italian and Chinese Sampingranaggi companies (B... (posted 2021-03-17)

SMT Announces Partnership with Enginsoft SpA
SMT are pleased to announce a partnership with Enginsoft SpA, securing an important distribution contract for Italy, France and Sweden.On... (posted 2021-03-16)

PTDA Brings Industry Together Through PTDA Community Conversations
PTDA is bringing the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry together to connect, learn and share knowledge through PTDA Commu... (posted 2021-03-15)

James Howe

Motion Announces Executive Vice President Promotions
Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of James Howe to executive vice president – eCommerce, sales excellenc... (posted 2021-03-12)

Photo courtesy of Deutsche Messe.

Hannover Messe Digital Edition Examines Industrial Transformation
From AI and robotics to automation technology, logistics IT and industrial software to batteries and fuel cells, Hannover Messe Digital E... (posted 2021-03-11)

MSHS Group's growth plans include broadening its reach in the marine and energy industries with new locations, serving new market segments, and expanding its product and service offerings.

MSHS Group Accelerates Marine and Energy Solutions
Positioned to expand both its geographic reach and service capacity, the MSHS Group announced a partnership with MPE to accelerate a stra... (posted 2021-03-10)

Manufacturing in America Virtual Event Takes Place May 4-6
Manufacturing in America (MiA Connect) takes place virtually May 4-6, 2021. Join Siemens and Electro-Matic to learn the latest manufactur... (posted 2021-03-09)

This interactive, user-friendly event offers customers and industry experts the chance to connect with Ametek businesses across 63 booths.

Ametek to Host Virtual Trade Show March 16th
Ametek is hosting a company-wide Virtual Trade Show from 9 AM to 5 PM EDT on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. The show, which is a first for the ... (posted 2021-03-08)

SMT Offers FE in MASTA Webinar
SMT's next Online Training Workshop discusses importing external components to MASTA models as FE. Complex components such as housing... (posted 2021-03-05)

John B. Conway

Atlanta Gear Works Expands Engineering Department
Atlanta Gear Works has grown its engineering department by hiring mechanical engineer John B. Conway, BME, MBA, MSF. Conway is the third ... (posted 2021-03-04)

Utilizing high efficiency motor and drive technology saves energy in refrigeration systems typically found deep in the center of a food and beverage facilities.

ABB Urges Electric Motor Adoption
In a new whitepaper, ABB reveals the potential for significant energy efficiency improvements in industry and infrastructure enabled by t... (posted 2021-03-03)

Tribute offers solutions in automation, robotics, fluid power, motion control and more.

Tribute Software Announces Organizational Changes
Tribute Software provides integrated ERP software solutions and is under the Volaris and Constellation family of companies.The company re... (posted 2021-03-03)

Bosch Rexroth hosts ON LOCATION webinar - March 24, 2021.

Bosch Rexroth and DWFritz Automation Host Factory of the Future Webinar
Experts from both companies will come together to discuss how they implemented a concurrent design/build project for a complex, high spee... (posted 2021-03-02)

FANUC and Rockwell Automation Form Coalition to Address Manufacturing Skills Gap
FANUC America and Rockwell Automation officially formed a coalition to kick off accelerated work and learn apprenticeship programs design... (posted 2021-03-01)

Sedona Cox

Gilman Precision Welcomes Sedona Cox to Business Development Team
Gilman Precision, a manufacturer of customized linear and rotary motion systems, is excited to announce the addition of Sedona Cox to the... (posted 2021-02-26)

Cynthia Freeby

APMI International Names 2021 Fellow
APMI International's most prestigious award recognizes APMI members for their significant contributions to the goals, purpose, and mi... (posted 2021-02-25)

Timken's Philadelphia Gear Expands Relationship with U.S. Navy
The Timken Company is expanding upon its decades-long relationship with the United States Navy. Huntington Ingalls Industries – New... (posted 2021-02-24)

Akasol AG designs and manufactures customizable battery packs for use in buses, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and industrial vehicles.

BorgWarner Agrees to Purchase German Battery Pack Supplier Akasol AG
BorgWarner Inc. have signed a business combination agreement (“BCA”) with Akasol AG to position BorgWarner to significantly e... (posted 2021-02-23)

Jon Porter

VELO3D Appoints Jon Porter to Lead Expansion of Commercial Operations Throughout Europe
As California-based metal additive manufacturing (AM) leader VELO3D continues on its accelerated growth path, the company has announced t... (posted 2021-02-22)

Auburn Bearing Acquires Aurotek TSB
As of February 1, 2021, Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing Inc, an American-based designer and manufacturer of thrust bearings, custom be... (posted 2021-02-19)

Bredel hose pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group Celebrates Hose Pump Milestone
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has passed a notable business milestone by selling the 150,000th Bredel peristaltic hose pum... (posted 2021-02-18)

Regal to Combine with Rexnord's PMC Segment
Regal Beloit Corporation and Rexnord Corporation have announced that they have reached a definitive agreement whereby Rexnord will separa... (posted 2021-02-17)

Logan Carden

Motion Announces Seven Management Promotions
Motion has announced seven recent promotions to key field management positions. Logan Carden was named Nashville division vice presi... (posted 2021-02-16)

The National Robotics League (NRL) is a manufacturing workforce development program of the NTMA.

Big Kaiser Presents Fifth Annual Donation to National Robotics League
Customers of Big Kaiser helped to raise $6,275 to benefit the National Robotics League (NRL) – the fifth annual contribution to the... (posted 2021-02-15)

Atlanta Drive Systems provides a variety of digital tools.

Atlanta Drive Systems Optimizes Gear Rack Assembly with Digital Tools
The positioning accuracy of a rack and pinion drive is dependent on the cumulative pitch error inherent in each gear rack used. For long ... (posted 2021-02-12)

Smalley Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 8th Consecutive Year
Smalley was presented the General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the year 2019, marking the 8th consecutive year to receive... (posted 2021-02-11)

KISSsoft has released its upcoming training seminar dates.

KISSsoft 2021 Training Overview
KISSsoft's 2021 training overview with classes in English includes introductory courses, advanced courses as well as trainings on spe... (posted 2021-02-10)

Nidec to Acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd.
Nidec Corporation will acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. Nidec has been actively engaged in manufacture, sa... (posted 2021-02-09)

EASA Offers Guide for Motor Repairs
EASA has published a “Good Practice Guide” that can help end users obtain three-phase electric motor repairs and rewinds that... (posted 2021-02-09)

SMT Offers Model Building in MASTA Online Training Workshop
This workshop will give attendees an overview of the modelling capabilities available when using MASTA, ranging from rapid concept genera... (posted 2021-02-08)

BSA Announces 2020 Excellence Award Winners
BSA President, Jim Scardina, executive vice president, Bearing Headquarters Company, announced three winners of the Annual BSA Excellence... (posted 2021-02-05)

Schaeffler Vice President and Chief Technical Officer Jeff Hemphill

Hemphill Assumes Presidency of SAE International
Schaeffler Vice President and Chief Technical Officer Jeff Hemphill is the new president of SAE International for 2021. Hemphill, whose o... (posted 2021-02-04)

Portescap Brushless DC Motors Achieve ISO 13485 Certification for Respirators
Portescap recently announced that its slotless brushless DC motors for respirators have received ISO 13485:2016 certification. Thanks to ... (posted 2021-02-03)

Poggi reported excellent results in its 2020 photovoltaic system installation.

Poggi Continues Successful Green and Sustainable Journey with Photovoltaic System
Poggi Trasmissioni Meccaniche Spa continues to provide green solutions and focus on renewable energy. The photovoltaic system installed l... (posted 2021-02-02)

GWJ held its online gear workshop for formula student team in October 2020.

GWJ Technology Online Gear Workshop Brings in 70+ Participants
At the end of October 2020, GWJ Technology GmbH, calculation specialist from Braunschweig, Germany, held once again the workshop "Ge... (posted 2021-02-01)

Non-Automotive Robots Surpass Automotive Orders in 2020
For the first time, yearly orders of robots from non-automotive sectors surpassed automotive robot orders, as sales of robotic units in N... (posted 2021-01-29)

Tribby Warfield

Tribby Warfield Joins Falls River Group LLC
Falls River Group, a global Mergers & Acquisition advisor and middle market investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the addit... (posted 2021-01-29)

Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) is poised to bring data sharing to the next-level, enabling Industry 4.0 applications. Copyright: sompong_tom

CC-Link Partner Association Examines TSN Benefits in Manufacturing
Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) is considered by industry leaders as the future of industrial communications. In effect, it is poised to ... (posted 2021-01-28)

Evelio Marquez Rodriguez

PEER Chain Celebrates Evelio Marquez Rodriguez's 4th Anniversary
Nety Park, technical product manager, congratulates Evelio Marquez Rodriguez, quality assurance technician, on his 4th Anniversary at PEE... (posted 2021-01-27)

AGMA Offers Online Course on Involute Spline Design and Rating
This virtual course will take place March 25, 2021 from 9:00 - 5:00 pm ET. It will address both geometry and rating of involute splines o... (posted 2021-01-26)

Motion Industries Launches Rebrand: Motion
Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately they will operate under the brand name of “Motion.”... (posted 2021-01-26)

The funding will be used to design and develop a novel materials solution for next-generation turbine blade alloys and compatible coating systems.

QuesTek Awarded Material Development Funding for Energy Applications
QuesTek Innovations LLC recently announced that it was awarded $1.2 Million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advance... (posted 2021-01-25)

Altra and MTEK Form Strategic Partnership
Altra Motion, a premier global designer and manufacturer of motion control and power transmission solutions, has formed a strategic partn... (posted 2021-01-22)

AWEA Merges Into American Clean Power Association
Renewable energy is already operating at scale and is on track to triple its reach in the U.S. over the next 30 years. The American Clean... (posted 2021-01-21)

These all-new NTN Automation tools include a 3D Linear Modeling & Configuration Tool, a Linear Guide Configurator Tool, and a Linear Guide Interchange Tool.

NTN Launches 3D Modeling and Linear Configurator Tools
NTN Bearing Corporation of America is pleased to announce the launch of three web-based tools for its NTN Automation division. This suite... (posted 2021-01-20)

ITW to Acquire MTS Systems Test and Simulation Business
Illinois Tool Works Inc. and Amphenol Corporation recently announced that they have entered into an agreement under which ITW will acquir... (posted 2021-01-20)

This online, free webinar takes place February 3, 2021.

SMT Announces Latest MASTA Webinar
SMT will host a one hour overview of the new features from the upcoming release of its flagship transmission development software. Rangin... (posted 2021-01-19)

MPIF Announces Distinguished Service Recipients
The Metal Powder Industries Federation's (MPIF) Awards Committee has announced the recipients of the 2021 MPIF Distinguished Service ... (posted 2021-01-18)

ABMA Lubrication & Wear: Advanced Concepts
Lubrication & Wear: Advanced Concepts takes place May 25-27, 2021 at Daley College. This ABMA bearing technology course is designed f... (posted 2021-01-15)

Recent AD Town Hall Meeting

AD Announces 2021 Board of Directors
AD is announcing that its member-owners have elected two new directors and reelected one director to its 2021 LLC board of directors. Mor... (posted 2021-01-14)

NTN Launches Updated Website
NTN Bearing Corporation of America is pleased to announce the launch of its updated website, NTNAmericas.com. The updated website fe... (posted 2021-01-13)

MIM 2021 Releases Virtual Program
The program for the virtual MIM2021: International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, Ceramics and Carbides, the only internation... (posted 2021-01-12)

Virtual Commissioning enables mechanical, electrical and automation engineers to work in a parallel for efficient validation of control logic, electric behavior, and machine kinematics, before the machine is even built.

Siemens Offers Webinar on Completing the Digital Twin
Join Siemens for the third 60-minute guided session in the three-part series for how to Get Started with Virtual Commissioning. With a fu... (posted 2021-01-11)

Verisurf online training with OpenX, interactive learning platform.

Verisurf Partners with Open X to Close Skills Gap
Verisurf Software has partnered with Open X, an interactive learning platform, to provide comprehensive education courses to those lookin... (posted 2021-01-08)

Motion Industries Headquarters

Motion Industries Breaks Ground for New Facility
Motion Industries, Inc. recently held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its planned shop facility in Irondale, Alabama. The addres... (posted 2021-01-07)

Tolomatic offers this free webinar on January 26, 2021.

Tolomatic Presents Electric Actuator Webinar
The need for sanitary environments continues to increase across many industries, and hygienic equipment requires special consideration wh... (posted 2021-01-06)

AD Completes Mergers with SafetyNetwork and Delta Distributors
AD announced it has completed mergers with SafetyNetwork and Delta Distributors, the group’s 11th and 12th mergers since it started... (posted 2021-01-05)

SDP/SI utilizes advanced technologies to produce gears and other mechanical components.

SDP/SI Examines Robotics Impact on STEM Education
Traditionally, school curricula focused on the ability to read, write, and communicate. As science and technology have advanced, “l... (posted 2021-01-04)