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Jim Taylor

Solve Industrial Hires Taylor as CIO
Solve Industrial Motion Group is expanding its executive leadership team with the addition of Jim Taylor in the role of chief information... (posted 2022-03-10)

Tom Mathias (Left) and Michael Harper (Right)

Lenze Announces Management Changes
Lenze recently announced the appointment of president and CEO Tom Mathias to the Lenze Americas executive team. “We are deligh... (posted 2022-03-07)

Jon Tart

Motion Announces New Vice President
Motion is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon Tart to vice president of the company’s southeast group, effective March 1, 2022... (posted 2022-03-04)

David Gilbert

Dodge Industrial Announces New President
Dodge Industrial, Inc. has named David Gilbert as its new president effective immediately. Gilbert joined Dodge nearly 20 years ago and i... (posted 2022-03-01)

Wendy Young

Wendy Young (1952 - 2022)
It is with great sadness that Forest City Gear announces the death of Wendy Young, president and CEO. Wendy passed away on Tuesday, Febru... (posted 2022-02-25)

Casey DiBattista

KUKA Announces Personnel Changes
KUKA Robotics has named Casey DiBattista and Vancho Naumovski to key leadership positions. DiBattista is now the chief regional officer o... (posted 2022-02-24)

SMT Announces Transmission Efficiency in MASTA Webinar
System efficiency is a major part of the transmission design process. SMT's MASTA provides its users with the tools needed to investi... (posted 2022-02-23)

Eaton EV gearing solutions

Eaton's Vehicle Group Forms New ePowertrain Business Unit
Eaton's Vehicle Group has formed a new ePowertrain business unit, which will focus on products from Eaton’s electrified vehicle... (posted 2022-02-22)

Researchers use KUKA robots as robotic assistants.

KUKA Plays Key Role in University of Michigan NSF Grant Research
As part of a $2 million National Science Foundation Grant, robots from Kuka Robotics are helping the University of Michigan (U of M) adva... (posted 2022-02-18)

JW Winco Standard Handbook

JW Winco Introduces Standard Parts Handbook
JW Winco’s new handbook will support designers and engineers with a large selection of standard parts. This printed handbook offers... (posted 2022-02-17)

Hannover Messe 2022

Hannover Messe Requests Papers for 2022
Exhibitors at Hannover Messe 2022, which runs May 30 – June 2, present solutions to the global challenges of climate change. How do... (posted 2022-02-16)

Aerodynamic vehicle simulation

Daimler Partners with Siemens Digital for Next Generation Vehicle Solutions
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced that Daimler Truck has adopted Siemens’ Simcenter STAR-CCM software to develop ne... (posted 2022-02-15)

CTI Symposium Germany

CTI Symposium Germany Requests Papers for 2022
The automotive industry is in the accelerated process of transformation towards electric mobility. Many manufacturers have clear intentio... (posted 2022-02-14)

Piezo Motion Partners with Motion & Control Sales
Piezo Motion, a Brain Scientific company, and Motion & Control Sales, Ltd recently announced a partnership. Piezo Motion’s... (posted 2022-02-11)

SMT Announces Geometry Modeller Webinar
In this three-hour workshop, SMT will show attendees how to use Geometry Modeller, including both the CAD design and MASTA linked element... (posted 2022-02-10)

Pittman Express Online Tool Enables Motor Calculation
Haydon Kerk Pittman, a business unit of AMETEK’s Advanced Motion Solutions division, is pleased to announce its new Pittman Express... (posted 2022-02-09)

Thomas Pfingstler

CPMT Appoints New President
Thomas Pfingstler, Atlas Pressed Metals, DuBois, Pennsylvania, has been appointed president of the Center for Powder Metallurgy Technolog... (posted 2022-02-08)

Ronny Guber

B&R Names Industry Manager for Electromobility
B&R has named Ronny Guber to the newly established position of industry manager for electromobility, offering automakers and their su... (posted 2022-02-07)

Motion Forms New Automation Brand
Motion Industries, Inc. has announced the formation of its automation business brand: Motion Automation Intelligence (MotionAi). The new ... (posted 2022-02-04)

Applied Mechatronics supplier list includes Zero-Max.

Piezo Motion Announces Partnership with Applied Mechatronics
Piezo Motion, a Brain Scientific company and Applied Mechatronics has announced a partnership. Piezo Motion is a developer and leading ma... (posted 2022-02-03)

Rockwell Automation Webinar Looks at Counterfeit and Gray Market Risks
Supply chain interruptions have created an opportunity for unauthorized resellers and counterfeiters of industrial automation products. D... (posted 2022-02-02)

Soren Nielsen, president, MiR

Autonomous Mobile Robot Sales Jump 42 Percent in 2021
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) experienced a 42% increase in sales in 2021 over 2020. December alone was a record month for the company, ... (posted 2022-02-01)

Leah Lewis

AGMA's Leah Lewis Elected Leadership Position with PCMA Capital Chapter
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is pleased to announce that Leah Lewis, meetings director, CMP, DES, has been selected... (posted 2022-01-31)

Ron Csermak

Lafert North America Appoints Key Account Manager
Lafert North America recently announced the appointment of Ron Csermak as their Key Account Manager for North America. Csermak brings 30 ... (posted 2022-01-31)

(Left to right) Clemens Maurer and Simon Zeller.

Neugart Announces Sales Leadership Changes
With a dual leadership arrangement, the gearbox specialist Neugart continues to develop its sales performance in Germany and abroad: Simo... (posted 2022-01-28)

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

Lockheed Martin Taps Siemens Xcelerator Portfolio for Digital Engineering Transformation
Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business has selected Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio of software and services to support its dig... (posted 2022-01-27)

Jackson Gear provides 72” maximum pitch diameter gears.

Hy-Tech Engineered Solutions and Power Transmission Group Acquires Jackson Gear Company
Hy-Tech Engineered Solutions and Power Transmission Group, PTG, are pleased to announce the acquisition of Jackson Gear Company of Glensh... (posted 2022-01-26)

ELIN Motoren GmbH

Voith Becomes Sole Owner of ELIN Motoren
Since May 1, 2020 a 70 percent of ELIN Motoren GmbH has been owned by Voith Group. The other 30 percent of the company remained with the ... (posted 2022-01-25)

Karla Neupert Hockley

AD Member-Owners Elect 2022 Board of Directors
AD announced that its member-owners elected two directors to its 2022 board of directors. Each year, the AD Board’s Nominating &... (posted 2022-01-24)

PowderMet2022 Launches Conference Program
The North American conference on powder metallurgy (PM) and particulate materials has launched its 2022 conference program for PowderMet2... (posted 2022-01-21)

PTDA Announces 2022 Board and Manufacturer Council
The recently-elected 2022 Board of Directors and Manufacturer Council of the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) begins th... (posted 2022-01-20)

Solar panel installation at Hoganas.

Hoganas Joins Science Based Targets Initiative
Hoganas is committing to the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi), which will help create transparency and accountability in its target... (posted 2022-01-19)

Wendy Young

Wendy Young Named Business Catalyst of the Year
Forest City Gear is proud to congratulate Wendy Young, president and CEO, for being named the 2021 Individual Business Catalyst of the Ye... (posted 2022-01-18)

Portescap engineering lab in Mumbai.

Portescap Opens New Engineering Lab
Portescap has opened a new engineering laboratory in its Mumbai, India office, expanding analysis and reliability testing space as well a... (posted 2022-01-17)

Ringfeder Acquires Carlyle Johnson Machine
VBG Group, through its subsidiary Ringfeder Power Transmission US, has acquired all shares in the US company The Carlyle Johnson Machine ... (posted 2022-01-14)

Thomas Burke

CC-Link Partner Association Examines TSN Compatible Devices
Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) is helping shape the digital manufacturing facilities of the future, making them a reality. Forward-looki... (posted 2022-01-13)

TRAXIT International

Kluber Lubrication Acquires TRAXIT International
Klüber Lubrication München SE & Co. KG, Munich, Germany acquired the TRAXIT International GmbH, Schwelm, Germany. The purch... (posted 2022-01-12)

World PM2022 Call for Papers Accepted Until January 19, 2022
The World PM2022 Congress and Exhibition will take place in Lyon, France, October 9-13, 2022 and will be an all topic event, covering the... (posted 2022-01-11)

West Islip High School tour at SDP/SI.

SDP/SI Discusses Manufacturing Career Misconceptions with Students
With manufacturing jobs going unfilled there is an urgent need to create interest in choosing manufacturing as a career path. Stock Drive... (posted 2022-01-10)

KISSsoft Releases Training Schedule Through Summer 2022
The KISSsoft training program 2022 in English offers introductory training courses, advanced training courses and special training course... (posted 2022-01-07)

Eaton Acquires Royal Power Solutions
Power management company Eaton has announced it has completed the acquisition of Royal Power Solutions, a U.S.-based manufacturer of high... (posted 2022-01-06)

Electromate Receives Professional Service Award
Electromate Inc. is proud to announce that the organization has been named on the 2021 list of Best Workplaces in Professional Services.E... (posted 2022-01-05)

Motion Completes Acquisition of Kaman Distribution Group
Motion Industries, Inc. has completed the purchase of Kaman Distribution Group for a purchase price of approximately $1.3 billion in cash... (posted 2022-01-04)

Nook Industries Sells Family Business to Altra Industrial Motion Corp.
Nook Industries, Inc. has announced that it has sold the family-owned business to Braintree, Massachusetts based Altra Industrial Motion ... (posted 2022-01-03)