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Danfoss CEO Wins National Leadership Awards
J?rgen M. Clausen was named ?Leader of the Year? by the Danish Association of Managers and Executives at Denmark's largest management... (posted 2004-04-17)


Boston Gear Wins Military Contract
Boston Gear's facility in Charlotte, NC, is under contract to supply gearboxes for the U.S. military operations in Iraq and throughou... (posted 2004-04-17)


Manufacturing Association Elects New Board of Directors
The Association for Manufacturing Technology has its elected new officers at their 2004 conference in Bonita Springs, FL. David J. Bu... (posted 2004-04-17)


Suhner Publishes New Catalog
Suhner Manufacturing has release its new flexible shaft/bevel gear catalog, containing complete information on flexible shafts and assem... (posted 2004-04-17)


Promotions at American Axle and Manufacturing
American Axle has made numerous appointments at their executive level. Yogendra N.Rahangdale was named chairman of the operating comm... (posted 2004-04-17)


Mahr Partners with OKM Jena
Mahr Goettingen has recently acquired 56% of Optische Koordinatemesstechnik Jena (OKM). According to Mahr’s press release, this... (posted 2004-04-16)


Genstar Acquires Colfax Power Transmission Group
Colfax Power Transmission Group was recently acquired by Genstar Capital L.P., a private equity firm. In a related move, Colfax PT has me... (posted 2004-04-16)


Hamilton Sundstrand Awarded Contract for Trent 1000 Engine
The Rolls-Royce Co. selected Hamilton Sundstrand to design and manufacture the gearbox system for the Trent 1000 engine that is being dev... (posted 2004-04-16)


Honda Plans Expansion Transmission Facilities in Ohio, Georgia
Honda announced a $100 million plan for construction of a plant in Tallapoosa, GA , and a plan for the expansion of their existing Ohio p... (posted 2004-04-16)


Getrag Announces Plans for Slovakian Plant
The Getrag corporate group affiliates Getrag Getriebe $BKV(Bnd Zahnradfabrik Hermann Hagenmeyer GmbH & Cie KG, headquartered in Untergr... (posted 2004-04-16)


New Facility, Markets for Kleiss Gears
Kleiss Gears has traded in their 3,000 square foot facility in Centerville, MN, for a 14,000 square foot building in Grantsburg, WI. ... (posted 2004-04-16)


Regal Beloit Acquires GE Motor and Capacitator Operations
Regal Beloit Corp. announced a definitive agreement with GE Consumer and Industrial for their HVAC/Refrigeration Motor and Capacitator... (posted 2004-04-16)


Philadelphia Gear Hires Canadian Rep
Gaetan Perron was hired as the sales representative for established Philadelphia Gear customers in Canada and for prospects in eastern On... (posted 2004-04-02)


Rossi Motoriduttori and Habasit Form Partnership
Rossi Motoriduttori, a manufacturer of geared motors and gear drives located in Modena, Italy, has formed a cooperative partnership with ... (posted 2004-02-17)


Niagara Gear Adds Gleason 245TWG to its Line
Niagara Gear has enhanced its production capabilities by purchasing the new Gleason 245TWG high speed threaded wheel grinder. The comp... (posted 2004-01-29)


Picone Named President of Mahr Federal
Tony Picone was named president and CEO of Mahr Federal’s U.S. subsidiary, Mahr Federal Inc. Picone has been the company’s C... (posted 2004-01-29)


GE to Supply Canada with 660 New Wind Turbines
GE Energy has been selected to supply up to 660 wind turbines, totaling 990 megawatts of wind-generated electricity for eight projects to... (posted 2004-01-22)


Executive Promotions at Hawk
Steven J. Campbell was promoted to senior vice president at Hawk Corp. and president of the company's performance racing segment. ... (posted 2004-01-22)


Sypris Closes Dana Plant Purchase
Sypris Solutions announced the completion of their purchase of Dana Corp.'s manufacturing campus in Toluca, Mexico. Sypri... (posted 2004-01-19)


mG miniGears Officially Opens in China
mG miniGears in Suzhou, China is now open and operating at full capacity. According to the company’s press release, the Chinese o... (posted 2004-01-17)


Leistritz Buys Rolling Machine Company
Leistritz Produktionstechnik GmbH of Nuernberg, Germany has acquired the rolling machine division of Revue Thommen AG of Tenniken, Switze... (posted 2004-01-11)


Star-SU and LeCount Form Distribution Agreement
Star-SU and LeCount LLC announced an agreement for the sales and distribution of expanding mandrels, spline mandrels, concentric rings an... (posted 2004-01-05)


Ikona Gear Enters Non-Disclosure Agreement
Ikona Gear has signed a non-disclosure agreement with TM4, a division of Hydro-Quebec. The patented intellectual property involves a g... (posted 2004-01-05)


New Managers at M&M Precision
Mark Cowan and John Zahora joined M&M Precision Systems Corp. of Willoughby, OH, in different management positions. According to the ... (posted 2004-01-04)


Precision Parts Acquires Precision Gear
Precision Parts International acquired Precision Gear, a manufacturer of high precision gearing for specialty aviation applications compa... (posted 2004-01-04)


Star-SU Reaches Sales Agreement with Hainbuch Welge
Star-SU LLC and Hainbuch Welge Corp. of Milwaukee, WI, have reached an agreement for the sales and distribution of Hainbuch workholding t... (posted 2004-01-02)


New Representation Agreement for Ohio Broach
The Ohio Broach & Machine Co. has appointed New England Industrial Sales Associates as its sales representatives for Connecticut, Vermont... (posted 2004-01-01)