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This issue's look at the web features videos posted at geartechnology.com, featuring Forest City Gear and Star SU.
The latest machines, tooling and technology for gear grinding were featured at IMTS 2012.
The complete Industry News section from the September 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
Whether you spent time at Gear Expo in Indianapolis or EMO in Hannover, there was certainly new technology attracting attention. Machine tools are faster, more efficient and can integrate numerous functions in a single setup. Grinding technology is turning science upside down and inside out with high-speed removal rates and increased throughput.
The machine tool industry is as competitive as ever. New machine technologies, materials, coatings and software upgrades are changing the way gears are being manufactured. Companies like Gleason, Liebherr, Kapp/Niles and DMG/Mori Seiki spend plenty of time and resources on R&D to develop the best products for the gear market. More importantly, these companies engage with (and listen to) customer requests.
We are well into an odd-number year, so it must be just about time for another Gear Expo. Indeed, the big show -- Gear Expo 2013 -- kicks off in Indianapolis at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, wrapping up Thursday the 19th at 4:00 p.m. And whether you are exhibiting or attending, the bottom line is you are going -- a good thing for you, your company and the tightly knit U.S. gear industry.
It’s been said that the best ideas are often someone else's. But with rebuilt, retrofitted, re-controlled or remanufactured machine tools, buyer beware and hold onto your wallet. Sourcing re-work vendors and their services can require just as much homework, if not necessarily dollars, as with just-off-the-showroom-floor machines.
The complete Industry News section from the January/February 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
The complete Industry News section from the March/April 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
Our up-front column highlighting what's online this issue.
Continuing our series of interviews with industry leaders, Gear Technology spoke recently with Bradley Lawton, executive vice president of Star Cutter Co., about the role and direction of cutting tools in the gear industry today.
If a gear system is run continuously for long periods of time—or if the starting loads are very low and within the normal operating spectrum—the effect of the start-up conditions may often be insignificant in the determination of the life of the gear system. Conversely, if the starting load is significantly higher than any of the normal operating conditions, and the gear system is started and stopped frequently, the start-up load may, depending on its magnitude and frequency, actually be the overriding, limiting design condition.
Machine tool companies are expanding capabilities to better accommodate the changing face of manufacturing. Customers want smaller-sized equipment to take up less valuable floor space, multifunctional machines that can handle a variety of operations and easy set-up changes that offer simplified operation and maintenance.
News Items About Star SU
1 Bourn & Koch, Star SU Consolidate Sales (April 5, 2005)
Star SU and Bourn & Koch announced a mutual agreement for consolidation of the sales activities of each companys machine tool produ... Read News
2 New Chamfer/Deburring Machines from Star SU (April 18, 2005)
The S250CD, S250CDA and S250CDX chamfer/deburring machines from Star SU replace the older SCT and SM series in the U.S. market. The new C... Read News
3 Star SU Publishes New Cutting Tools Catalog (April 18, 2006)
Star SU will distribute its new hardbound, 122-page General Cutting Tools and Services catalog at its booth at IMTS. The book contains... Read News
4 Pridmore Hired at Star SU (February 22, 2005)
Kit Pridmore has joined Star SU as a technical service engineer. He held that same position at Gleason for the past eight years and for n... Read News
5 Ruffin to Manage Southeast Sales for Star SU (February 22, 2005)
Rick Ruffin was hired by Star SU as regional sales manager. According to the companys press release, Ruffin has held sales posi... Read News
6 Mattingly Hired as Tool Service Manager at Star SU (February 22, 2005)
Rick Mattingly has joined Star Star SU as manager of tool services. He held a similar position at Gleason Cutting Tools in Rockford, IL. ... Read News
7 New Cutting Tool Sales Manager at Star SU (February 22, 2005)
Mark W. Raby has been hired by Star SU to manage cutting tool sales for southeastern and south central Michigan. Raby has worked in a... Read News
8 Gear Expo Preview: Star SU Booth 901 (August 7, 2013)
Star SU plans to expand its role as an integration solutions expert for machine tools including workpiece holding, perishable tooling, ga... Read News
9 Star SU and Sicmat Sign Distribution Agreement (August 30, 2007)
Sicmat has partnered with Star SU for the North American distribution of the Sicmat line of gear shaving machines. Located in Torino... Read News
10 U.S. Bank and Star SU Announce Financing Program (September 6, 2012)
U.S. Bank Equipment Finance-Manufacturing Vendor Services Group and Star SU LLC announced a new agreement that will support customers in ... Read News
11 Star SU Appoints Sales Manager (January 23, 2013)
Alex Simioni has been appointed sales manager at Star SU for the South America market. "In his new position, Mr. Simioni will be res... Read News
12 Star SU Names Vice President of Sales (July 2, 2013)
Star SU has appointed Thomas Bell as vice president of sales for its Cutting Tool division. Bell earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketin... Read News
13 Parillo Joins Star SU as Director of Marketing (June 22, 2012)
Mark Parillo has been appointed director of marketing at Star SU, LLC. In his new position, Parillo will be responsible for the developme... Read News
14 Gear Expo Preview: Star SU Booth 1329 (September 23, 2011)
Star SU offers a wide variety of gear cutting machinery, tools and services including: hobbing, gear grinding, chamfering and deburring, ... Read News
15 Star SU Representing Galdabini (August 6, 2010)
A cooperation agreement has been reached between Galdabini and Star SU for sale and after-sales service of manual and automatic straighte... Read News
16 Star SU Adds Engineering and Sales Staff (June 8, 2011)
Grady Knight has joined Star SU as a project engineer for the machine tool division. He will work closely on large projects with vice pre... Read News
17 Star SU Acquires Marketing and Manufacturing Rights for Bencere Products (April 12, 2006)
Winco Industries has acquired the marketing and manufacturing rights to a patented series of padded adjustable reamers and fine boring to... Read News