Gear Industry News 2018

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ITAMCO Receives Funding for Innovative Research Program
ITAMCO—a manufacturer of precision-machined components, specializing in gears—is part of a team that has received research ... (posted 2018-06-20)


Ricardo Delivers 100th Transmission for BMW M6 GT3
The BMW M6 GT3 made its first race outing at the 2016 24 Hours of Daytona and has since appeared at all of the top worldwide GT series,... (posted 2018-06-12)


Hexagon to Hold MSC Software Conference during HxGN Live
The 2018 MSC Software Global Users' Conference will be held at HxGN LIVE, Hexagon's premier cross-industry technology conferenc... (posted 2018-06-08)


Methods Machine Tools Celebrates 60th Anniversary
Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Founded in November of 1958, with three employees and a few refurbishe... (posted 2018-06-07)


Elgin Community College Joins ICATT Apprenticeship Program
The Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT) Apprenticeship Program is proud to announce its newest Network College,... (posted 2018-06-06)


Star SU Announces Rubino as Operations Manager
Star SU of Hoffman Estates, IL recently announced the appointment of Riccardo Rubino as its new operations manager for the Americas. &... (posted 2018-06-05)


Zoller Inaugurates New North American Headquarters
Zoller Inc. inaugurated its new North American Headquarters on May 18th, 2018 in the presence of the Zoller family, esteemed architect ... (posted 2018-06-04)


Highlights from the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting
More than 300 executives gathered in late April to connect and network with peers at the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting in Naples, Flori... (posted 2018-05-23)


Engineering Student Finds Leadership Opportunities at College of DuPage
COD student Josie Suter has gained industry experience and leadership opportunities through the engineering program at College of DuPag... (posted 2018-05-18)


Gear Testing at Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation Delivers Timely, Efficient Results
Experimental proof of load carrying capacity, excitation behavior or efficiency is obligatory in the development process of most transm... (posted 2018-05-07)


Forest City Gear Adds Director of Sales
Forest City Gear has hired Erik J. Spurling as director of sales to oversee the activities of the company’s network of direct and... (posted 2018-04-16)


Windpower 2018 Celebrates Success in Midwest
Wind energy is breaking records in the Midwest. Wind provided 60 percent of the region’s electric needs earlier this month. America... (posted 2018-04-05)


Holroyd Precision Apprentice Receives Advanced Engineering Apprentice of the Year Award from Rochdale Training
Rochdale-based Holroyd Precision Rotors had cause to celebrate when one of its apprentices secured a top honor at Rochdale Training's... (posted 2018-04-04)


Solar Atmospheres of Western PA Receives MedAccred Heat Treating Accreditation
Solar Atmospheres of Western PA announced that it has received the prestigious MedAccred Heat Treating accreditation. Becoming only the e... (posted 2018-04-03)


Mahr Inc. Promotes Don Foisy to Director of Operations
Mahr Inc. announced that Don Foisy has been promoted to Director of Operations to support continued company growth. In his new position, ... (posted 2018-04-02)


SMT Opens Office in Milton Keynes
SMT recently announced the opening of the Milton Keynes office, the U.K.'s home of motorsport. The office will serve additional sales... (posted 2018-03-15)


Klingelnberg Wins Two iF Design Awards
The Höfler Speed Viper cylindrical gear generating grinding machine and the Klingelnberg P 65 precision measuring center are the fir... (posted 2018-03-14)


Applied Process to Build New Heat Treatment Plant in Arkansas
Applied Process, Inc. will expand with a new multi-million-dollar heat treatment plant in Fort Smith, Ark. The 51,000-square-foot plant w... (posted 2018-03-13)


ASF Metrology to Acquire Nikon's CMM Business
Nikon Metrology announced today that ASF Metrology intends to acquire Nikon Metrology's coordinate measuring machines (CMM) business.... (posted 2018-03-08)


Kitagawa North-Tech Hires Edward Borsos as Regional Sales Manager
Kitagawa North-Tech, Inc. has announced Edward Borsos has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager. Borsos has over 30 years of machi... (posted 2018-03-07)


Solar Atmospheres of California Completes Facility Expansion
Solar Atmospheres of California (SCA) has announced the completion of its most recent facility expansion. The new expansion allows SCA to... (posted 2018-02-13)


ANCA Invests in Renewable Energy to Power Headquarters
ANCA is one of the first businesses to team up with Australia’s fastest growing business power retailer, Flow Power, to buy power... (posted 2018-02-12)


Whittemore Expands Midwest Territory to Include Kansas and Missouri
The Whittemore Co. (Chicago, IL) recently announced they have expanded their territory coverage to include the states of Kansas and Misso... (posted 2018-02-07)


Rohm Offers Comprehensive Chuck Repair and Rebuild Services
To better serve its customers, Röhm Products of America has made significant investments in its ability to offer comprehensive chuck... (posted 2018-02-01)


November USMTO Reports Continued Gains, 19 Percent Improvement Over Nov. 2016
Orders for manufacturing technology climbed year over year and year to date in November 2017 according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing T... (posted 2018-01-31)


Gear Motions Announces Retirement of Samuel R. Haines
Samuel R. Haines has retired from his position as CFO of Gear Motions, Inc. effective at the end of 2017, following 44 years of... (posted 2018-01-30)


SMT Hosts MASTA Software Overview Webinar
SMT recently announced the company will be hosting its first live and interactive MASTA webinar on January 30th at 1 pm (GMT). This first... (posted 2018-01-29)


Pferd Inc. Appoints John Hibbard as Regional Sales Manager
Pferd Inc., a global manufacturer of abrasives, brushes and power tools, has announced the appointment of John Hibbard as the new Regiona... (posted 2018-01-29)


Oerlikon Graziano Awarded for Youth Orientation Initiatives
Oerlikon Graziano has been awarded with a CSR award, delivered every year to companies that contribute to the orientation of young people... (posted 2018-01-25)


Kapp Announces Service Manager Promotion
Kapp Technologies recently announced the promotion of Johannes Hoehn to service manager. In his new role, Hoehn will lead service and par... (posted 2018-01-24)


Croson Re-Elected to NAM Association Council
AGMA President Matt Croson was elected to the National Association of Manufacturer’s (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (C... (posted 2018-01-23)


Senator Gillibrand Visits Gear Motions' Niagara Gear Facility
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand paid a visit to Gear Motions’ Niagara Gear facility in Buffalo, NY on Monday, January 8. After tour... (posted 2018-01-18)


CTI Symposia Germany and China Call for Papers
Worldwide, the automotive industry is undergoing a major technological transformation. A rollout of electric cars and commercial veh... (posted 2018-01-16)


DMDII Opens Floor to Manufacturers and Academic Institutions
The Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII) announced that it is opening its floor to manufacturers and academic in... (posted 2018-01-15)


Johnson Electric Expands in Canada
Johnson Electric, Hong Kong, parent company of Stackpole International, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, will invest $351 million in the dev... (posted 2018-01-12)


Solar Atmospheres Adds Tensile Testing to List of Services
In a continuing quest to enhance customer service, Solar Atmospheres of Western PA has expanded its wings by adding another type of mecha... (posted 2018-01-11)


AGMA Officially IACET Accredited
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) has been officially accredited by the International Association for Continuing Educati... (posted 2018-01-10)


DMG Mori USA Appoints James Nudo as President
DMG Mori USA has announced the appointment of James V. Nudo as the new president of their organization. Nudo has been with DMG Mori for o... (posted 2018-01-05)


Penta Gear Receives ISO17025 Accreditation for Technical Competence in Calibration
In October, A2LA labs accredited Penta Gear Metrology ISO17025 for technical competence in the field of calibration. Penta Gear President... (posted 2018-01-04)


Gear Motions Begins Partnership with Southeast Industrial Solutions
Gear Motions has announced a new partnership with Southeast Industrial Solutions. SEIS is a professional manufacturers' representati... (posted 2018-01-03)


Cleaning Technologies Group Releases Planning for New Cleaning Equipment Guide for Free
Cleaning Technologies Group is excited to announce the release of their new guide, "Planning for New Cleaning Equipment." The a... (posted 2018-01-02)