Gear Industry News 2004

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Holroyd to Produce World’s Largest Compressor Rotors
Holroyd has been commissioned by MAN Turbomaschinen AG to produce three sets of the largest screw rotors ever made. According to Holr... (posted 2004-12-29)

Danfoss CEO Wins National Leadership Awards
J?rgen M. Clausen was named ?Leader of the Year? by the Danish Association of Managers and Executives at Denmark's largest management... (posted 2004-04-17)

Boston Gear Wins Military Contract
Boston Gear's facility in Charlotte, NC, is under contract to supply gearboxes for the U.S. military operations in Iraq and throughou... (posted 2004-04-17)

Manufacturing Association Elects New Board of Directors
The Association for Manufacturing Technology has its elected new officers at their 2004 conference in Bonita Springs, FL. David J. Bu... (posted 2004-04-17)

Suhner Publishes New Catalog
Suhner Manufacturing has release its new flexible shaft/bevel gear catalog, containing complete information on flexible shafts and assem... (posted 2004-04-17)

Promotions at American Axle and Manufacturing
American Axle has made numerous appointments at their executive level. Yogendra N.Rahangdale was named chairman of the operating comm... (posted 2004-04-17)

Mahr Partners with OKM Jena
Mahr Goettingen has recently acquired 56% of Optische Koordinatemesstechnik Jena (OKM). According to Mahr’s press release, this... (posted 2004-04-16)

Genstar Acquires Colfax Power Transmission Group
Colfax Power Transmission Group was recently acquired by Genstar Capital L.P., a private equity firm. In a related move, Colfax PT has me... (posted 2004-04-16)

Hamilton Sundstrand Awarded Contract for Trent 1000 Engine
The Rolls-Royce Co. selected Hamilton Sundstrand to design and manufacture the gearbox system for the Trent 1000 engine that is being dev... (posted 2004-04-16)

Honda Plans Expansion Transmission Facilities in Ohio, Georgia
Honda announced a $100 million plan for construction of a plant in Tallapoosa, GA , and a plan for the expansion of their existing Ohio p... (posted 2004-04-16)

Getrag Announces Plans for Slovakian Plant
The Getrag corporate group affiliates Getrag Getriebe $BKV(Bnd Zahnradfabrik Hermann Hagenmeyer GmbH & Cie KG, headquartered in Untergr... (posted 2004-04-16)

New Facility, Markets for Kleiss Gears
Kleiss Gears has traded in their 3,000 square foot facility in Centerville, MN, for a 14,000 square foot building in Grantsburg, WI. ... (posted 2004-04-16)

Regal Beloit Acquires GE Motor and Capacitator Operations
Regal Beloit Corp. announced a definitive agreement with GE Consumer and Industrial for their HVAC/Refrigeration Motor and Capacitator... (posted 2004-04-16)

Philadelphia Gear Hires Canadian Rep
Gaetan Perron was hired as the sales representative for established Philadelphia Gear customers in Canada and for prospects in eastern On... (posted 2004-04-02)

Rossi Motoriduttori and Habasit Form Partnership
Rossi Motoriduttori, a manufacturer of geared motors and gear drives located in Modena, Italy, has formed a cooperative partnership with ... (posted 2004-02-17)

Niagara Gear Adds Gleason 245TWG to its Line
Niagara Gear has enhanced its production capabilities by purchasing the new Gleason 245TWG high speed threaded wheel grinder. The comp... (posted 2004-01-29)

Picone Named President of Mahr Federal
Tony Picone was named president and CEO of Mahr Federal’s U.S. subsidiary, Mahr Federal Inc. Picone has been the company’s C... (posted 2004-01-29)

ZF Gearheads Used to Detect Galaxy Clusters
Precision planetary gearheads from ZF Great Britain provide high levels of torque for Cambridge University’s new radio telescope ins... (posted 2004-01-29)

GE to Supply Canada with 660 New Wind Turbines
GE Energy has been selected to supply up to 660 wind turbines, totaling 990 megawatts of wind-generated electricity for eight projects to... (posted 2004-01-22)

Executive Promotions at Hawk
Steven J. Campbell was promoted to senior vice president at Hawk Corp. and president of the company's performance racing segment. ... (posted 2004-01-22)

Sypris Closes Dana Plant Purchase
Sypris Solutions announced the completion of their purchase of Dana Corp.'s manufacturing campus in Toluca, Mexico. Sypri... (posted 2004-01-19)

mG miniGears Officially Opens in China
mG miniGears in Suzhou, China is now open and operating at full capacity. According to the company’s press release, the Chinese o... (posted 2004-01-17)

Leistritz Buys Rolling Machine Company
Leistritz Produktionstechnik GmbH of Nuernberg, Germany has acquired the rolling machine division of Revue Thommen AG of Tenniken, Switze... (posted 2004-01-11)

Star-SU and LeCount Form Distribution Agreement
Star-SU and LeCount LLC announced an agreement for the sales and distribution of expanding mandrels, spline mandrels, concentric rings an... (posted 2004-01-05)

Ikona Gear Enters Non-Disclosure Agreement
Ikona Gear has signed a non-disclosure agreement with TM4, a division of Hydro-Quebec. The patented intellectual property involves a g... (posted 2004-01-05)

New Managers at M&M Precision
Mark Cowan and John Zahora joined M&M Precision Systems Corp. of Willoughby, OH, in different management positions. According to the ... (posted 2004-01-04)

Precision Parts Acquires Precision Gear
Precision Parts International acquired Precision Gear, a manufacturer of high precision gearing for specialty aviation applications compa... (posted 2004-01-04)

Star-SU Reaches Sales Agreement with Hainbuch Welge
Star-SU LLC and Hainbuch Welge Corp. of Milwaukee, WI, have reached an agreement for the sales and distribution of Hainbuch workholding t... (posted 2004-01-02)

New Representation Agreement for Ohio Broach
The Ohio Broach & Machine Co. has appointed New England Industrial Sales Associates as its sales representatives for Connecticut, Vermont... (posted 2004-01-01)