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Arrow Gear Appoints Klein VP of Sales and Marketing, Guggenheim VP of Operations
Arrow Gear Company recently announced the appointment of Kerry Klein as vice president of sales and marketing and Mark Guggenheim as vice... (posted 2015-04-01)

AMT Announces Elected Officers for Directors for 2015-2016
The Association For Manufacturing Technology recently elected its 2015-2016 officers and directors. The 2015-2016 board year begins April... (posted 2015-03-31)

Hydraulic Institute Appoints Michael B. Michaud Executive Director
The Hydraulic Institute recently announced the appointment of Michael B. Michaud as the Institute’s next executive director, effect... (posted 2015-03-25)

Junker Acquires Majority Share in Brazilian Grinding Machine Manufacturer
The Junker Group recently added Brazilian grinding machine manufacturer ZEMA to its corporate group. ZEMA was founded back in 1953, has m... (posted 2015-03-19)

Gleason Launches New Manufacturing Facility in India
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it broke ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial A... (posted 2015-03-17)

Mahr and MWF Roland Friedrich Join Forces
On Jan. 1, MWF Roland Friedrich GmbH in Grossostheim, Germany, was added to the Mahr Group. MFW offers custom measurement and testing sol... (posted 2015-03-16)

Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC, was recently recognized during an awards presentation at the Nexteer 2014 Indirect Supplier Confer... (posted 2015-03-12)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Totals $181.9 million for January
January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and The Association fo... (posted 2015-03-11)

Manufacturing Tech Orders Total $506.89 Million in December
December U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $506.89 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Th... (posted 2015-03-05)

Drake Manufacturing Receives Weatherhead 100 Award
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC, a Warren, Ohio, precision CNC manufacturing systems builder, was recently honored as a first-time ... (posted 2015-03-03)

Star SU China Begins Operations
On March 1, 2015 the new joint-venture Star SU International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. begam operating under the Star SU China brand na... (posted 2015-03-02)

Gear Motions’ Oliver Gear Division Acquires New Hera 350 Gear-Hobbing Machine
Gear Motions, a precision gear manufacturer, recently acquired new gear-cutting technology for its Oliver Gear Division in Buffalo, NY. ... (posted 2015-02-25)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 7.2% in December
December U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.2 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT (The Associat... (posted 2015-02-23)

Star SU Names Rick Falgiatano as Vice President of Cutting Tool Sales
Star SU (Hoffman Estates, IL) recently appointed Rick Falgiatano as vice president of sales for its cutting tool division. Rick brings 3... (posted 2015-02-11)

Paul Andruszko Promoted to General Manager of Gear Motions Niagara
Gear Motions, a leading precision gear manufacturer, has promoted Paul Andruszko to general manager of its Niagara Gear division. The div... (posted 2015-02-09)

Marposs Acquires FL Tool Holders
Marposs S.p.A. (Bologna, Italy) recently announced the acquisition of FL Tool Holders LLC of Livonia, Michigan, a manufacturer of precisi... (posted 2015-02-06)

William M. Davies Career and Technical High School Renews Machine Technology Program Accreditation
Keeping up with industry standards, William M. Davies Career and Technical High School has renewed the accreditation of its Machine ... (posted 2015-02-05)

BIG Kaiser Celebrates 25 Years of North American Operations
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling recently celebrated 25 years of North American operations in 2015. Incorporated in the spring of 1990 under ... (posted 2015-02-04)

Cutting Tool Consumption Down 18.9% in November, According to U.S. Cutting Tool Institute
November U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $156.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and The Association F... (posted 2015-02-03)

Koepfer Sponsors 'Italian Gear Tech Tour'
Koepfer America sponsored a group of North American gear manufacturers on a technology-focused “Italian Gear Tech Tour.” The ... (posted 2015-01-29)

EOS and MTU Form Strategic Partnership
EOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, and MTU Aero Engines, Germany's lea... (posted 2015-01-28)

Artur Pajak named VP of EFD Induction Group
EFD Induction Group, a maker of induction-based industrial heating solutions, recently announced the appointment of Artur Pająk... (posted 2015-01-26)

Ipsen Announces Patrick McKenna as New Vice President of Sales
Ipsen USA recently announced Patrick McKenna as vice president of sales, rreplacing Art Tsubaki, who is now managing director of Ipsen Ja... (posted 2015-01-22)

Seco Tools’ Carbide Recycling Program Continues to Expand
Seco Tools, LLC recently reported that it collected 15 percent more used carbide in 2014 than the previous year for its North American Ca... (posted 2015-01-22)

Tooling U-SME’s Competency Framework Now Available
Tooling U-SME, a company specializing in manufacturing training and development, recently launched a new industry resource – Toolin... (posted 2015-01-12)

Solar Atmosphere's Launch Abort System Aids 'Orion' Launch
On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, NASA’s new spacecraft Orion launched successfully from Cape Canaveral and completed its first test flight.... (posted 2015-01-09)