Gear Industry News 2013

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Klobuchar Outlines Revitalization in U.S. Manufacturing
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, recently released a new report detailing the... (posted 2013-12-23)

EMAG Announces New Employees, Welcomes New Apprentices
In an effort to expand its sales team’s reach and expertise, EMAG L.L.C. (Farmington Hills, MI) has introduce... (posted 2013-12-19)

Heller US Appoints New CEO
Heller Group has appointed Keith Vandenkieboom Heller US president and CEO effective January 1, 2014, upon the retirement of Robert ... (posted 2013-12-18)

Liebherr Group Expects Turnover to Equal Previous Numbers in 2013
The overall economic situation did not improve in 2013. According to current forecasts, the global economy will grow by just under three ... (posted 2013-12-17)

AMT Announces Smartforce Student Summit in 2014
The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) has announced the Smartforce Student Summit will take place Monday, Sept. 8, through S... (posted 2013-12-16)

Hardinge Announces New Board Appointments
Hardinge Inc., an international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, announced that its board of directors at its meeting on Dec... (posted 2013-12-13)

GE Oil and Gas to Acquire Allen Gears
Expanding its presence in the industrial gears sector, GE Oil & Gas, recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Allen G... (posted 2013-12-12)

Mazak to Showcase Oil and Gas Production Innovations
Mazak invites oil and gas and other large part manufacturers to its Discover More With Mazak event that’s taking place Jan. 15 and ... (posted 2013-12-11)

LMC Workholding Names Vice President of Dealer and OEM Sales
LMC Workholding has named Brian Lane vice president of Dealer and OEM Sales.  Lane has over 40 years of experience with Bardons &... (posted 2013-12-10)

Guyson Corp. Acquires Automated Blasting Systems
The Guyson Corporation of U.S.A. has announced the acquisition of all assets of Automated Blasting Systems, Inc., of South Windsor, CT. A... (posted 2013-12-09)

Four Supporters Join MTConnect Challenge 2
The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) recently annou... (posted 2013-12-06)

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 f... (posted 2013-12-02)

MPIF Elects Officers
Richard Pfingstler, CEO, Atlas Pressed Metals, DuBois, Pennsylvania, was elected president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPI... (posted 2013-11-27)

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 ... (posted 2013-11-26)

PMA Announces Awards of Excellence in Metalforming
The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Awards of Excellence in Metalforming.  Presented ... (posted 2013-11-25)

Ionbond Opens New Corporate Headquarters
Ionbond, a provider of PVD, CVD and PACVD coating services and CVD coating equipment, announced that it recently opened its new corporate... (posted 2013-11-22)

AIA Partners with IHS and CADENAS PARTsolutions
The Aerospace Industries Association recently announced partnerships with IHS and CADENAS PARTsolutions to offer authorized 3-D computer-... (posted 2013-11-21)

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 a... (posted 2013-11-20)

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 (W... (posted 2013-11-19)

Solar Hires Outside Sales Manager
Solar Atmospheres of California (SAC) announces that Stephen W. Lodge Sr. has accepted the position of outside sales manager. Steve will ... (posted 2013-11-18)

Cutting Tool Consumption Down Four Percent
September U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $156 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Associatio... (posted 2013-11-15)

MTI Elects Solar Atmospheres Robert Hill President
Solar Atmospheres Robert Hill, was recently elected president of the Metal Treating Institute, Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Hill becomes ... (posted 2013-11-14)

Sandvik Appoints Martin President of Market Area Americas
Sandvik Coromant recently appointed Eduardo Martin as president of Market Area Americas (MAA), which includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, ... (posted 2013-11-13)

Körber Schleifring Becomes United Grinding
Körber Schleifring, a global provider of grinding machine technology and its North American arm United Grinding Techologies are now ... (posted 2013-11-12)

Röhm GmbH Names North American CEO
Röhm GmbH, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality clamping and gripping technology, recently appointed Matthe... (posted 2013-11-11)

Klingelnberg Receives Documentation Awards
Klingelnberg once again received two awards for its outstanding operating instruction quality at the ceremony for the renowned tekom docu... (posted 2013-11-08)

IHS Examines Global Geared Products Expansion
Suppliers of geared products for mobile industrial equipment applications can look forward to a 16 percent increase in total market reven... (posted 2013-11-06)

Holroyd Precision Secures Machine Orders
Holroyd Precision Ltd., a specialist machine tool design, manufacture and supply division of U.K.-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG... (posted 2013-11-04)

AMT Teams Up With UPS for IMTS
As part of the continued effort to forge relationships that enhance the manufacturing technology industry, the Association For Manufactur... (posted 2013-11-01)

Metallized Carbon Appoints Andrian as Quality Assurance Manager
Roxanne Andrian will fill the position of quality assurance manager and will oversee the operations of the quality assurance department a... (posted 2013-10-31)

Ipsen Offers Furnace Maintenance Best Practices
The recent tightening of process regulations, such as Nadcap and AMS 2750E, have been in the spotlight for a few months now. Customers lo... (posted 2013-10-30)

Hwacheon Machinery Appoints VP of Sales
Hwacheon Machinery America, Vernon Hills, Illinois, has appointed Robert Nedler to the position of vice president – sales, a new po... (posted 2013-10-29)

ALCprecision Changes Name to Precipart
Precipart Group, a global supplier of precision custom mechanical components, gears and motion control assemblies for medical technology,... (posted 2013-10-28)

Solar Hires Regional Sales Manager
Solar Atmospheres recently announced that Michael Paponetti has accepted the position of regional sales manager. He will be utilizing his... (posted 2013-10-25)

Sodick Welcomes New General Manager
Sodick, Inc. has brought on board a new General Manager, Kevin Yamada. Yamada has been with Sodick’s R&D Company, Sodick Americ... (posted 2013-10-22)

Doug Glenn Joins Solar
The Solar family of companies, including Solar Atmospheres, Solar Manufacturing, and Magnetic Specialties, announce the hiring of Mr. Dou... (posted 2013-10-16)

Okuma Highlights Manufacturing Success Story
Okuma America Corporation has launched a campaign featuring the success story of family-run manufacturing customer, Lumar Machining &... (posted 2013-10-15)

Mitutoyo Celebrates New Corporate Headquarters
Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to celebrate the Grand Opening of their new corporate headquarters on October 14 - 15 at 965 Corp... (posted 2013-10-14)

August Manufacturing Tech Orders Up Nearly Five Percent
August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $371.97 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT).This ... (posted 2013-10-14)

GMTA Hires Manger of Controls Engineering and Programming
Effective October 1, Maik Schminke was named manager of controls engineering and programming at the Ann Arbor facility of GMTA. According... (posted 2013-10-11)

Cutting Tool Consumption Up in August
August U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $161.7 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and the Association For Manufac... (posted 2013-10-10)

NTP Releases Gear Expo Numbers
National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP), recently announced notable show growth metrics for its client, the American Gear Manufacturers As... (posted 2013-10-09)

Polygon Solutions Hosts National Manufacturing Day Event
As part of their 2013 National Manufacturing Day event activities, rotary broach manufacturer Polygon Solutions Inc. had a plant tour, te... (posted 2013-10-08)

David Brown Wins Royal Navy Contract
David Brown has been awarded one of the first design contracts for key elements of the U.K. Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship... (posted 2013-10-07)

GAM Gear Merges into GAM Enterprises
GAM, a leading manufacturer of precision gear reducers, servo couplings, linear mounting kits, and other innovative products used in auto... (posted 2013-10-04)

SME Announces The Big M Event in 2014
Thousands of professionals from Michigan and the Great Lakes states will gather at an unprecedented event to celebrate manufacturing next... (posted 2013-10-02)

Davala Selected for Okuma America Scholarship
Okuma America Corporation recently announced that Chris Davala has been chosen to receive one of ten scholarships given to current or tra... (posted 2013-10-01)

Roger Jones Named President of ASM Heat Treating Society
Roger A. Jones, corporate president of Solar Atmospheres, has been named president of the ASM Heat Treating Society (HTS) for the 2013-20... (posted 2013-09-30)

NCTAP Meeting Held at Schunk
Not long ago, in 2011, the manufacturing institute released its skills gap report which reinforced “the talent challenge that U.S. ... (posted 2013-09-30)

Design Excellence Forum Features SolidWorks Training
Fisher/Unitech, a top reseller of SolidWorks 3-D design software and Stratasys 3-D Printers, will inaugurate its Design Excellence Forum ... (posted 2013-09-27)

Ipsen Recaps Successful ASM Heat Treat Show
The 27th ASM Heat Treating Conference and Exposition attendees were clear for takeoff at booth #1529. Ipsen offered... (posted 2013-09-26)

Moventas to Rebrand Industrial and Wind Gear Business
Moventas is in the process of rebranding and differentiating its industrial and wind gear businesses. Changes in its operational struct... (posted 2013-09-25)

U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption up 3.2 Percent in July
July U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $159.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and the Association For Manufactu... (posted 2013-09-24)

Siemens and Kuka Annouce Cooperation at EMO
Siemens Drive Technologies Division and Kuka Roboter GmbH have announced comprehensive cooperation at EMO in Hannover. The central pillar... (posted 2013-09-23)

Gleason Acquires Saikuni Machinery
Gleason Corporation announced that it has acquired Saikuni Machinery Co., Ltd., located in Niigata City, Japan.  Saikuni is a manufa... (posted 2013-09-20)

Infigen Energy Chooses Romax for Remote Monitoring Services
Infigen Energy, owner and operator of 24 wind farms across the USA and Australia has chosen Romax as its independent provider to support ... (posted 2013-09-13)

USMTO Reports Manufacturing Orders Down from 2012
July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $351.21 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Te... (posted 2013-09-12)

Complete Heat Treating Acquires Wisconsin Steel Industries
Complete Heat Treating, LLC announced the completion of its acquisition of all assets and equipment of the former Wisconsin Steel Industr... (posted 2013-09-11)

Eaton Brings Forging Operation In-House
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has announced that its South Bend, Indiana, facility has added a $1.9 million cross-wedge-rolli... (posted 2013-09-10)

Oerlikon Shares Knowledge at World Tribology Congress
High-performance transmission specialist Oerlikon Graziano shares its extensive knowledge and innovative research techniques at the World... (posted 2013-09-09)

Okuma Introduces Maintenance App
Okuma America Corporation has released a new app that displays scheduled maintenance and inspection reminders. Depending on the particula... (posted 2013-09-06)

Redex Invests in Gear Center
Redex has invested more than 20 million euros upgrading the company´s industrial organization to the most modern levels. The compan... (posted 2013-09-05)

Seco-Warwick Appoints USA Managing Director
Jonathan Markley has been appointed to the position of the managing director of Seco/Warwick Corporation in Meadville, PA.  As manag... (posted 2013-09-04)

Inductoheat Promotes Tarpinian
Inductoheat, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Sean Tarpinian to the new position of process metallurgist/laboratory superviso... (posted 2013-09-03)

Arrow Gear Appoints CFO
Arrow Gear is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Mazzarella as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Mazzarel... (posted 2013-08-29)

Holroyd Offers Apprenticeship Program
When the latest cohort of craft apprentices joins Rochdale-based Holroyd Precision Limited in September 2013, the individuals concerned w... (posted 2013-08-28)

Rexnord Acquires Micro Precision Gear Technology
Rexnord recently announced that it has acquired the assets of Micro Precision Gear Technology Limited (“Micro-Precision”), a ... (posted 2013-08-27)

PM2014 Call for Papers
The program committee for the 2014 World Congress on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials (PM2014) has issued a “Call for ... (posted 2013-08-26)

Sandvik Appoints VP Marketing and Communication
Björn Roodzant has been appointed vice president marketing and communication at Sandvik Coromant. He takes over from Jessica Alm, wh... (posted 2013-08-23)

DMG-Mori Seiki Open Doors for Manufacturing Days Event
DMG/Mori Seiki is pleased to announce registration is now open for its first Manufacturing Days event. The four-day, complimentary event ... (posted 2013-08-21)

Excon 2013 Focuses on India Construction Market
India's Premier Industry Association has been playing a role in developing the construction equipment industry in India through organ... (posted 2013-08-20)

Seco-Warwick Delivers CaseMaster Evolution
Seco/Warwick Corp. has provided the equipment for a worldwide aerospace manufacturer in the United States. The CaseMaster Evolution ... (posted 2013-08-19)

DMG-Mori Seiki Host Sustainability in Manufacturing Summit
DMG/Mori Seiki USA served as the host for the annual Sustainable Manufacturing Partnership (SMP) meeting held earlier this summer. The SM... (posted 2013-08-15)

GMTA Announces Renovations and Personnel Changes
German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Profilator, Pittler... (posted 2013-08-14)

Global Distributed Gear Production
Two significant gear producers from different ends of the market in terms of volume have recently invested in additional manufacturing pl... (posted 2013-08-13)

Schafer Appoints Gear Unit Manager
Bipin Doshi, president of Schafer Industries, has announced the appointment of Thomas L. Troyan as manager of the company’s Gear Un... (posted 2013-08-09)

Drake Hires Product Development Engineer
Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently hired Olguta Marinescu as a product development engineer. She has a B.S. in Electrical Engi... (posted 2013-08-08)

Richard Dauch: 1942-2013
Richard E. Dauch, 71, co-founder and executive chairman of American Axle & Manufacturing, passed away at his home on August 2, 2013. ... (posted 2013-08-05)

Mark Releases Book on Gear Metrology
Performance-Based Gear Metrology: Kinematic-Transmission-Error Computation and Diagnosis, written by William Mark, Ph.D., is a mathematic... (posted 2013-08-01)

Fives Completes the Acquisition of MAG Americas
Fives has completed the acquisition of the three MAG brands; Cincinnati, Giddings & Lewis and Forest-Liné. The acquisition of ... (posted 2013-07-30)

Solar Presents Furnace to ASM Teaching Facility
On Saturday, July 20, a new vacuum furnace, donated by the Solar Atmospheres, Inc. companies, was dedicated in an official ribbon-cutting... (posted 2013-07-29)

IBC Purchases Seco Warwick Furnace
This Low Pressure Vacuum Carburizing furnace with high temperature convection heating is for hardening and carburizing bearing steel and ... (posted 2013-07-25)

Methods Machine Tools Appoints Concept as Midwest Distributor
Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has appointed Concept Machine Tool (Minneapolis, MN & Delafield, WI) as distributor in the Midwest U.S. c... (posted 2013-07-24)

Seco Tools Inks Sponsorship Deal with Andretti Autosport
Seco Tools recently signed on as a technical and supplier sponsor of the IZOD IndyCar Series championship racing team Andretti Autosport.... (posted 2013-07-23)

GKI and Escofier Announce Marketing Agreement
GKI Incorporated, Crystal Lake IL, and Escofier, Chalon-sur-Saône France, have announced a marketing agreement for Escofier’s... (posted 2013-07-22)

Mazak Manufacturing Plant Gets MTConnect
As a first in the machine tool OEM industry, Mazak Corporation is converting its Florence, Kentucky, manufacturing plant over to the MTCo... (posted 2013-07-18)

LiuGong and ZF Celebrate First JV Axle
On June 9th, LiuGong and ZF held a celebration for the completion of the first prototype JV axle (AP3000), which was produced by their ne... (posted 2013-07-17)

Metal Powder Society Names Fellows
APMI International, professional society for the powder metallurgy (PM) industry, has named Olle Grinder, consultant, PM technology AB, a... (posted 2013-07-15)

Ipsen Offers All-Access Pass in Thermal Processing
When investing in thermal processing equipment, it’s important to remember that you aren’t just investing in your equipment, ... (posted 2013-07-12)

Kapelevich to Present ASME Workshop
The ASME 2013 Power Transmission and Gearing Conference is an integral part of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Confer... (posted 2013-07-11)

Star SU Names Vice President of Sales
Star SU has appointed Thomas Bell as vice president of sales for its Cutting Tool division. Bell earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketin... (posted 2013-07-02)

Solar Atmospheres Awards Scholarship
Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennsylvania (SAWPA), in conjunction with the Metal Treating Institute (MTI) and Industrial Heating, has awa... (posted 2013-07-02)

Drake Hires Inside Sales and Contract Administrator
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., a Warren, Ohio, precision machine tool builder, has recently hired Lauren (Fig) Chandler as inside sale... (posted 2013-07-01)

Vomat Micro Filtration Specialist has U.S. Presence
Carbide tool makers relying on competent filtration system suppliers can capitalize a great deal, when employing  state of the art m... (posted 2013-06-27)

Koepfer Acquires Getrag Timing Gear Production
The company, Koepfer Zahnrad- und Getriebetechnik GmbH, headquartered in Furtwangen, Germany, has acquired the Getrag timing gear product... (posted 2013-06-25)

QuesTek Hires Chief Executive Officer
QuesTek Innovations LLC is pleased to announce Dr. Aziz Asphahani is joining the organization as the new CEO effective July 1, 2013. He ... (posted 2013-06-24)

Liebherr Touts Technology at Gear Seminar
For two days in Saline, Michigan, Liebherr’s clients, customers and friends came together to discuss the latest gear products and t... (posted 2013-06-21)

Ipsen Collaborates with ExOne on 3-D Printing Solutions
When constantly out-doing the competition is the name of the game, meaningful collaborations are of the utmost importance. Ipsen is pleas... (posted 2013-06-21)

Marposs Celebrates 50 Years in North America
Marposs Corp. commemorated the 50th anniversary of its founding in North America during March 2013. Marposs is one of the world’s l... (posted 2013-06-20)

Koepfer America Expands with New Application Engineer
Koepfer America has added Joshua Eggebrecht, application engineer. His primary responsibilities will be the support of hob and fixture sa... (posted 2013-06-19)

Okuma Hosts Lunch and Learn Workshop with Zoller
Okuma America Corporation recently held a lunch and learn workshop presented by Zoller, a member of Partners in THINC, at the Okuma Tech... (posted 2013-06-14)

AGMA Elects Wendy Young to Board
Forest City Gear President Wendy Young has been elected to the American Gear Manufacturers Association’s Board of Directors, and be... (posted 2013-06-07)

Forest City Gear Launches Roscoe Works
Forest City Gear has begun operations in a new state-of-the-art facility designed to greatly improve lead times and quality for the produ... (posted 2013-06-06)

Seco Relocates U.S. Distribution Center
Seco Tools is relocating its U.S. distribution center from Troy, Michigan to Hebron, Kentucky, a move that will streamline shipping opera... (posted 2013-06-05)

SME Announces Strategic Changes
SME, one of the manufacturing industry’s most prolific and trusted sources of knowledge and information, has announced several stra... (posted 2013-06-04)

Tate Joins Schafer Industries
Charles B. Tate has joined Schafer Industries as manager of the company’s Driveline Division. The Driveline Division, whose assets ... (posted 2013-05-31)

ISO Workgroup 13 Takes Place at KISSsoft AG
The last meeting of the ISO Workgroup 13 on bevel gear calculation took place on the 23rd and 24th of May 2013 at the KISSsoft AG, in Swi... (posted 2013-05-30)

PECo Wins Better Business Bureau Award
PECo was recently announced as the winner of the Better Business Bureau’s Eclipse Integrity Award in the 100+ employees category. T... (posted 2013-05-29)

Siemens Supports Diversity through STEM Education
In a survey conducted by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology (USBE&IT) magazine, Siemens has been named a “Top Sup... (posted 2013-05-29)

Hainbuch Opens Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility
Hainbuch America Corporation held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for their new manufacturing facility in the Germantown Business Park... (posted 2013-05-28)

SME Annual Conference to Focus on Future of Manufacturing
Sharing information, driving innovation in manufacturing and preparing an advanced manufacturing workforce will be the focus of the 2013 ... (posted 2013-05-24)

Hexagon Renews Contract with Red Bull Technology
Hexagon Metrology recently announced the signing of an Innovation Partnership contract renewal with Red Bull Technology which runs until ... (posted 2013-05-23)

Schafer Gear Restructures Organization
Bipin N. Doshi, president and CEO of Schafer Gear Works, has announced a restructuring of the organization. Effective May 1, the company ... (posted 2013-05-22)

Mazak Honored for Manufacturing Investments
In recognition of the expansions of its North American Headquarters campus in Florence, Kentucky, Mazak Corporation received the Cincinna... (posted 2013-05-22)

Hainbuch Names Woods President
Hainbuch America Corporation has announced that James Woods has been appointed president for its Germantown, Wisconsin based company. Woo... (posted 2013-05-20)

Ronson Gears Recognized with Enterprise Award
Victorian gear manufacturer Ronson Gears was recently announced winner of the “Enterprise Connect Significant Achievement Award&rdq... (posted 2013-05-17)

AMT to Showcase Technologies at FEIMAFE 2013
Featuring some of the best U.S. manufacturing technology for a wide array of end-user applications, the Association For Manufacturing Tec... (posted 2013-05-16)

Tungsten Industry Develops Conflict Minerals Legislation
Supported by two leading tungsten industry trade associations, the International Tungsten Industry Association (ITIA), London, England, a... (posted 2013-05-15)

Innovation Days Brings Record Attendance
DMG/Mori Seiki USA, recently announced record attendance at its Innovation Days 2013. The event, which ran May 7-10, welcomed 3,208 visit... (posted 2013-05-14)

Microprecision Opens Manufacturing Plant in India
Driven by local demand, primarily in the burgeoning aerospace sector, specialist precision gear manufacturer Microprecision has officiall... (posted 2013-05-14)

Hardinge to Acquire Forkardt
Hardinge Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Forkardt from Illinois Tool Works for $34 mil... (posted 2013-05-13)

Machine Tools Matter at EMO
From September 16 to September 21, 2013, this year’s EMO Hannover will be opening its doors.  At the wor... (posted 2013-05-10)

Solar Launches Bimonthly Podcast Series
Solar Manufacturing recently launched a new bimonthly podcast series in cooperation with Industrial Heating called “Vacuum Heat Tre... (posted 2013-05-07)

Seco-Warwick Acquires Engefor
Seco/Warwick and the owners of Engefor Indústria e Comércio Ltda., a Brazilian furnace manufacturer based in the industrial... (posted 2013-05-02)

KISSsoft Wins Industry Award
The Huber Verlag für Neue Medien GmbH awards the INDUSTRIEPREIS to companies with high economic, social, technological and environm... (posted 2013-05-01)

Liebherr Achieves Highest Turnover in its History
World economic development was weaker in 2012 than in the previous year. Although growth was still 3.2 percent, the emerging markets&rsqu... (posted 2013-04-29)

DMG-Mori Seiki Earns NIMS Accreditation
DMG/Mori Seiki USA announced that its training center, DMG/Mori Seiki University (DMSU) is the latest addition to the network of National... (posted 2013-04-25)

LiuGong Celebrates Partnerships at Bauma 2013
Strategic partnerships have positioned LiuGong Machinery Corp. as one of very few construction equipment manufacturing firms to produce e... (posted 2013-04-23)

GE to Acquire Lufkin Industries
GE and Lufkin Industries Inc. recently announced a joint agreement whereby GE will acquire Lufkin Industries Inc., a provider of artifici... (posted 2013-04-22)

Delta Receives ISO 17025:2005 Designation
Delta Inspection, the newest company of the Delta Family of Companies, located in Livonia, Michigan is pleased to announce that it has be... (posted 2013-04-18)

AMT Reports Manufacturing Technology Orders Up from January
February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $385.89 million according to the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Th... (posted 2013-04-16)

Wenzel America Partners with Liebherr Gear Technology
Wenzel America proudly announces their new partnership with Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc. Liebherr will exclusively represent the Wenzel... (posted 2013-04-09)

GMTA Updates Activity in Gear Market
GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Profilator, Pittler... (posted 2013-04-05)

Kapp-Niles Sets Date for Rocky Mountain Gear Finishing School
The Sixth Annual Kapp-Niles Rocky Mountain Gear Finishing School (RMGFS) will be held this year October 16, 17 & 18 in Boulder, Color... (posted 2013-04-03)

Solar Receives Nadcap Approval for Carburizing
Solar Atmospheres recently received Nadcap approval for carburizing. The Souderton, PA plant can now better serve the aerospace market wi... (posted 2013-04-03)

Seco Relocates Custom Tooling Division
Seco Tools recently announced that it will relocate its Custom Tooling unit to its North American headquarters in Troy, Michigan. This wi... (posted 2013-04-02)

SDP/SI Donates Components to NASA Challenge
Stock Drive Products / Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) recently announced the donation of components to Team SpacePRIDE for the NASA Lunar ... (posted 2013-03-28)

Liebherr Appoints Service Manager for North America
Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Saline, Michigan, has appointed Robert (Bob) Jelic service manager overseeing North American operations f... (posted 2013-03-27)

Solar Donates Vacuum Furnace to ASM
In commemoration of ASM International’s 100th anniversary, Solar Atmospheres Inc. is donating a vacuum furnace to ASM for use in it... (posted 2013-03-26)

Drake Welcomes Kenneth Lonsberry
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., a Warren, Ohio, precision machine tool builder, has recently hired Kenneth Lonsberry as vice president ... (posted 2013-03-22)

Gleason Cutting Tools Recognized as John Deere Partner-Level Supplier
Gleason Corporation recently announced that its Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation facility in Rockford, Illinois has earned Partner-level... (posted 2013-03-21)

Burkhardt+Weber Starts Sales Operations in United States
Romi Machine Tools Ltd., is pleased to announce the opening of the North American office of Burkhardt+Weber Fertigungssysteme GmbH. The c... (posted 2013-03-20)

Polygon Solutions Announced as Transformation Award Finalist
The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership announced finalists recently for its Transformation and Savvis Direct Innovention A... (posted 2013-03-19)

Direct Gear Design Debuts in March
Direct Gear Design (Hardcover; 328 pp.; CRC Press) by Dr. Alex Kapelevich, is now available for online purchase—at both CRC Press (... (posted 2013-03-18)

Kapp Named North American Distributor for R&P Metrology
Kapp Technologies has announced it will be the distributor of Rauth-Pumm Metrology Equipment (R&P) for North America. Rauth-Pumm Metr... (posted 2013-03-15)

Person Joins Klϋber Lubrication
Klϋber Lubrication announces that Ron Person has joined its North American operations as director of business development for oil an... (posted 2013-03-15)

AMT Elects Officers and Directors
The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) elected its 2013-2014 officers and directors on Friday, March 8, at its 2013 Annual Me... (posted 2013-03-13)

AMT Reports Slight Downturn on January Orders
January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $370.62 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Thi... (posted 2013-03-12)

Fives to Acquire MAG Americas
Fives has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MAG Americas, a global supplier of high-performance machining solutions and comp... (posted 2013-03-11)

Mazak Targets Aerospace and Medical Manufacturing Technology
In support of the growing aerospace and medical industries, Mazak Corporation is hosting a Discover More With Mazak event at its Northeas... (posted 2013-03-07)

Solar Manufacturing Announces Expansion
Solar Manufacturing Inc. announces the expansion of its office and manufacturing facilities with the addition of 22,000 square feet in a ... (posted 2013-03-06)

Weiler Corporation Welcomes Bill Dwyre
Weiler Corporation welcomes Bill Dwyre as their new vice president, strategic marketing. Dwyre comes to Weiler with a broad background in... (posted 2013-03-05)

Wall Colmonoy Partners With MetaGlobal
Wall Colmonoy’s European headquarters in Pontardawe, Wales has reached a distributor partnership agreement with Portuguese based su... (posted 2013-03-04)

PTG Heavy Industries Reports Successful IMTEX 2013
As first-time exhibitors at the biannual event held in Bangalore, the precision machinery group naturally expected a reasonable degree of... (posted 2013-03-01)

Solar Atmospheres Names Jones VP of Operations
Solar Atmospheres recently named Jamie Jones as its new vice president of operations. Jones has been with the company for nineteen years ... (posted 2013-02-28)

BLM Group Appoints Sales Manager
BLM Group USA (Wixom, Michigan), a manufacturer of tube processing equipment, has announced the appointment of Jason E. Blair as its new ... (posted 2013-02-27)

Hagen Hans Hofmann (1940-2013)
Mr. Hagen Hans Hofmann was born on January 30, 1940 in Berlin, Germany. Since his father was an opera singer with the Badisches State The... (posted 2013-02-26)

Weiler Acquires Rei Abrasivos
Weiler Corporation recently announced that it has acquired Rei Abrasivos, a manufacturer of vitrified and bonded abrasive products for th... (posted 2013-02-25)

A A Gear Welcomes Wegryn-Jones as Account Manager
A A Gear & Manufacturing is pleased to welcome Ross Wegryn-Jones to their team as account manager. Reporting to Aaron Remsing, A A Ge... (posted 2013-02-22)

Mahr Federal Expands Application Center
Mahr Federal has expanded the Application Center at its Providence, RI, headquarters, more than doubling in size the available space. The... (posted 2013-02-21)

Applied Process Announces Promotions
A new year and new titles have brought new opportunities and responsibilities for employees at Applied Process, Inc. as three senior staf... (posted 2013-02-20)

LMC Workholding Completes Expansion
LMC Workholding recently completed a $2 million expansion at its Logansport, Indiana facility with several new machines, all green lighti... (posted 2013-02-19)

Polygon Solutions Participates in Engineering Initiative for Girls
On February 21, 2013, women engineers, along with their male counterparts, will engage and mentor as many as one million girls around the... (posted 2013-02-18)

Manufacturing Institute Lauds Focus on Manufacturing and Skill Gap
The Manufacturing Institute is pleased that manufacturing and the need for a skilled workforce took center stage in the State of the Unio... (posted 2013-02-15)

Klϋber Lubrication Appoints Kraemer as CEO
Klϋber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, announces the appointment of Ralf Kraemer as chief executive o... (posted 2013-02-14)

Klingelnberg Lays Foundation for Further Growth
On January 29 of this year, the company signed a contract to purchase several lots in an industrial zone located in Hückeswagen, Ger... (posted 2013-02-13)

AMT Reports Strong Finish to 2012 Manufacturing Technology Orders
December U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $499.43 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Th... (posted 2013-02-12)

Smith Increases Role at Kapp and Niles
Kapp Technologies is pleased to announce that Dwight Smith, has been named sales manager for Kapp and Niles products and services for the... (posted 2013-02-11)

Ipsen Expands Field Service Team
Ipsen has announced that they will be adding six new Field Service Engineers (FSEs) to their already strong support crew, increasing thei... (posted 2013-02-08)

Somaschini Announces Buyout of South Bend Gear
Somaschini S.p.A., headquartered in Trescore Balneario (Bergamo) Italy, announces the purchase on Nov. 30th from Schafer Gear Works Inc. ... (posted 2013-02-07)

Okuma Discusses Advances in Software Media
Do you remember using paper tape with your CNC control? If you’ve been in the machine tool industry for a while, you may remember t... (posted 2013-02-06)

IMTS Ranks Among Top 50 Trade Shows
The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) has been named among an elite group of tradeshows as part of Trade Show Executive ... (posted 2013-02-05)

KISSsoft Welcomes MSC Software as Technology Partner
KISSsoft recently announced that it will be MSC Software's first Technology Partner with a connection to the new Adams/Machinery prod... (posted 2013-02-01)

Dontyne Systems Establishes North American Support Facility
Dontyne Systems, supplier of gear design software and systems, has recently established a North American support facility.  Dr. Mich... (posted 2013-01-31)

Applied Process Hosts First AP University
More than 30 designers and engineers went “back to college” to learn how Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) could work in their m... (posted 2013-01-28)

Cella Named Application Engineer
Chris Cella has been appointed application engineer at Star SU. LLC. In his new role, Cella will provide additional depth to our applicat... (posted 2013-01-25)

Star SU Appoints Sales Manager
Alex Simioni has been appointed sales manager at Star SU for the South America market. "In his new position, Mr. Simioni will be res... (posted 2013-01-23)

Ipsen Hires VP of Sales
Ipsen USA is pleased to welcome Art Tsubaki to the Ipsen USA Team as vice president of sales. Reporting to Geoffrey Somary, Ipsen USA CEO... (posted 2013-01-21)

Seco Tools Hosts Successful Manufacturing Event
Seco Tools, two-time recipient of the National Association for Business Resources “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” ... (posted 2013-01-17)

Cleaning Technologies Names Buse CFO
Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC announced that Helene M. Buse has been named chief financial officer effective January 1, 2013. Buse wil... (posted 2013-01-16)

QTC Donates Components to California State University
Quality Transmission Components announces the donation of various industrial automation components to the California State University at ... (posted 2013-01-15)

Inductotherm Group Adds Clinton Machine
Inductotherm Group, a multi-technology, global organization, serving the thermal processing industry, is pleased to announce the addition... (posted 2013-01-14)

Star Cutter Company Receives ISO Registration
Star SU recently announced that Star Cutter has received a Certificate of Registration for ISO-9001:2008. Star Cutter was registered to t... (posted 2013-01-11)

Carl Zeiss Appoints Kirchner President of Industrial Metrology Group
Carl Zeiss announces the appointment of Michael Kirchner as the new president for the Industrial Metrology group in North America effecti... (posted 2013-01-10)

H-D Advanced Manufacturing Acquires Overton Chicago Gear
Hicks Equity Partners and The Riverside Company recently announced that they have partnered with Christopher DiSantis to establish H-D Ad... (posted 2013-01-09)

AFC Holcroft Names Disler President and CEO
AFC-Holcroft is pleased to name William Disler as president and CEO, effective December, 2012. In his new position as president and CEO o... (posted 2013-01-08)

Giacobbi Joins Solar Atmospheres
Solar Atmospheres of Western PA has named John (Jack) Giacobbi as their new regional sales manager. Giacobbi will manage established acco... (posted 2013-01-08)

David Flynn Joins Diehl Steel
Diehl Steel is pleased to announce the hiring of David Flynn as its new production manager. Flynn will be responsible for managing day-to... (posted 2013-01-07)

Maiorino Joins GH Induction
GH Induction Atmospheres (GH IA), part of the worldwide GH Group, has hired a veteran sales professional to penetrate the market for its ... (posted 2013-01-04)

GF AgieCharmilles Opens Training Academy
GF AgieCharmilles, a provider of wire and die-sinking EDM systems, three- and five-axis milling machines and laser texturing technology, ... (posted 2013-01-03)