News of Note
Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's a look at some of the latest.
Gleason to Acquire IMS Koepfer Cutting Tools GmbH
Gleason Corporation has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire IMS Koepfer Cutting Tools GmbH of Eisenbach, Germany from IMS Gear GmbH and Koepfer Verzahnungsmaschinen GmbH. IMS Koepfer Cutting Tools is a producer of high-quality gear cutting tools and related products and services... Read more.
AGMA Committee Works on Face Gear Draft
AGMA standard 203.03 - Fine Pitch On-Center Face Gears for 20 Degree Involute Spur Pinions has been withdrawn from the AGMA files although unknown to most readers, the document is still available for purchase. The AGMA Fine Pitch Gearing Committee is actively working on a draft for a new information sheet AGMA 916 - Face Gears with Perpendicular Intersecting Axis...Read more.
ALD Announces Dates for Vacuum Carburizing Symposium
ALD-Holcroft has announced the dates for the 8th Vacuum Carburizing Symposium, to be held in 2014 on May 6th and 7th. This two-day event will be held at the Ford Motor Company Conference and Exposition Center in Dearborn, Michigan...Read more.
Sandvik Sponsors Program to Benefit Workshops for Warriors
In honor of Veteran's Day, Sandvik Coromant recently sponsored a carbide recycling program to benefit the Workshops for Warriors (WFW) organization. With our customers, we were able to raise $42,000 and give WFW the resources necessary to complete a much-needed CAD/CAM lab...Read more.