News of Note
Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's a look at some of the latest.
IIT Honors Joe Arvin as Outstanding Leader in Industry
On Friday, April 27, IIT's Industrial Technology and Management (INTM) Program will honor Mr. Joseph L. Arvin as its 2012 "Outstanding Leader in Industry" and INTM graduates from 2011. Arvin is the president of Arrow Gear Company, a $42 million precision gear manufacturer in Downers Grove, Illinois, specializing in spiral bevel, spur and helical gears and custom gearboxes for the aerospace industry and commercial applications...Read more.
Mitsubishi Acquires Federal Broach
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has signed an agreement with Federal Broach Holdings, LLC and its shareholders to acquire all of the equity interest of the American firm. Federal Broach is one of the world's leading manufacturers of broaches and broach machines...Read more.
Surgeons of Steel Visit Sandvik Coromant
Sandvik Coromant, a producer of tools for the metal cutting industry, recently hosted 30 eighth graders from the Rockford, Illinois Eisenhower Middle School at the Schaumburg Productivity Center on Friday, April 27. Not your typical eighth graders - the students are labeled the "Surgeons of Steel," with special interest and capability in metalworking and technology fields... Read more.