Gear Industry News 2008

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Tyrolit Inc. Appoints New President and Sales Managers
Tyrolit Inc., a manufacturer of grinding, cut-off, sawing and drilling tools, recently announced the appointment of Chip Storie (pictured... (posted 2008-12-17)

Irving Laskin Receives AGMA Lifetime Achievement Award
Irving Laskin, a consultant in gear technology specializing in fine pitch gearing, received the AGMA Lifetime Achievement Award for his d... (posted 2008-12-03)

Solar Manufacturing Names President
James M. Nagy has been appointed president of Solar Manufacturing, Inc. He became vice president of operations in 2002 after joining the ... (posted 2008-12-02)

KBC Welcomes Mike Pryce to Sales Team
KBC Tools & Machinery recently announced the hiring of Mike Pryce to its sales team. Pryce's main responsibility will be to promo... (posted 2008-12-02)

Mahr Federal Opens Customer Resource Center
Mahr Federal announced the opening of a customer resource and training facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. The facility is intended to facilita... (posted 2008-12-02)

Ipsen Secures Remaining Shares of Joint Venture in India
Ipsen International, a manufacturer of heat treatment plants for the automated hardening of metal components, recently acquired the remai... (posted 2008-12-02)

AFC-Holcroft Names New Authorized Refractory Contractor
AFC-Holcroft, a manufacturer of heat treating furnaces, has named Northern Refractory its authorized refractory contractor. Controlled At... (posted 2008-12-02)

Schafer Gear Announces New Hires
Schafer Gear has appointed Robert Doshi as operations manager of its South Bend, Indiana production facility. Doshi will be responsib... (posted 2008-11-24)

GearTec Joins United Stars
Beloit, Wisconsin company United Stars Inc. announced the acquisition of GearTec Inc., of Willoughby, Ohio.   GearTec produces s... (posted 2008-10-21)

Hanover Gear Bought by Abundant
The acquisition of Hanover Gear Manufacturing of Hanover, PA by RP Machine/Abundant Manufacturing Inc. includes machinery, equipment, i... (posted 2008-10-21)

North America’s Largest Gear Measuring Machine Purchased
British Columbia-based Vancouver Gear Works Ltd. has placed an order for what is believed to be the largest gear measuring machine in N... (posted 2008-10-21)

Manufacturing Technology Consumption Increased From 2007
U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $341 million in May, reports the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association... (posted 2008-08-19)

Solar Manufacturing Fills Two Senior-Level Engineering Positions
John Barron was named vice president of engineering, and Robert Wilson is now the senior mechanical engineer for Solar Manufacturing. ... (posted 2008-07-24)

Outstanding PM Parts Awarded
The 2008 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition took place at the PM2008 World Congress in June. Several of the winning ... (posted 2008-07-24)

CGTech Developing NC Programs for 20 Years
With two decades of business and growth under its belt, CGTech, a developer of NC program simulation and analysis software, celebrates ... (posted 2008-06-02)

Inductoheat, Inc. Announces Executive Changes
John H. Hooper, senior vice president and general manager of Inductoheat Inc. has retired after 35 years of service at the Inductotherm G... (posted 2008-02-18)

PMA Reports Business Conditions Steady in January 2008
According to the January 2008 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metalforming companies expect business... (posted 2008-02-14)

Hypertherm Adds Two Members to North American Team
Hypertherm, a designer and manufacturer of plasma cutting technology, recently announced the appointment of John Brennan as North America... (posted 2008-02-13)

Bernstein Joins Romax Engineering Staff
Romax Technology recently announced that Charles Bernstein has joined its engineering department. Bernstein has over 40 years of experien... (posted 2008-02-13)

Fairfield’s James R. Dammon Center Opens in Indiana
Fairfield Manufacturing Company, Inc. officially opened the James R. Dammon Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in December of 2007. Ac... (posted 2008-02-13)

Romax Provides Ford with Analysis Software
The NVH and bearing analysis software from Romax Technology, Inc. has been designated as the principal engineering tool for predictive an... (posted 2008-01-16)