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Klingelnberg Mexico Celebrates 15th Anniversary
November 17, 2015 was a very special day for the seventeen employees of the Mexican subsidiary in Querétaro City and their familie... (posted 2015-12-30)


Solar Manufacturing Hires Midwest Regional Sales Manager
Solar Manufacturing, Inc. announces that Adam Jones has accepted the position of Midwest region sales manager. Jones will maintain and pr... (posted 2015-12-29)


MTB Welcomes Applications Engineering Manager
Machine Tool Builders, Inc. recently announced that Yefim Kotlyar has joined as the application engineering manager. Kotlyar comes to MTB... (posted 2015-12-29)


AGMA Releases Latest Newsletter
New AGMA Publications The AGMA Technical Division has announced the publication of a number of new standards: The new revision of ANSI/A... (posted 2015-12-28)


ASQ 2016 Outlook Survey Reports on Quality Segment
An increasing number of manufacturers now struggle to find qualified applicants for open positions, according to data from the ASQ 2016 M... (posted 2015-12-24)


Star SU Appoints Rydberg Gear Tool Technology Engineer
Star SU has appointed Dave Rydberg as Gear Tool Technology Engineer for its Cutting Tool division. In his new role, Rydberg will join the... (posted 2015-12-23)


U.S. Cutting Tool YTD Consumption Down 3.4 Percent in October
October U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $177.2 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT - The Associat... (posted 2015-12-22)


Speedgrip Chuck Acquired by Stratford-Cambridge Group
Speedgrip Chuck, Inc. has been acquired by an affiliate of the Stratford-Cambridge Group. Speedgrip was founded in 1946 and operates and... (posted 2015-12-21)


Gleason Renames Distech Systems to Gleason Automation Systems
Gleason Corporation announced a new name and operating structure for Distech Systems effective January 1, 2016. The automation business w... (posted 2015-12-18)


USMTO October Report Shows Manufacturing Down 17.4 percent from 2014
The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down ... (posted 2015-12-17)


ABB Robotics Receives Global Powertrain Manufacturing Excellence Award
ABB Robotics received the Global Powertrain Manufacturing Excellence award from the Ford Motor Company at the Ford Powertrain Manufacturi... (posted 2015-12-16)


Ionbond Opens China Coating Service Center
Ionbond has opened its new coating service center for automotive components in ChengDu, Sichuan Province, China. This operation - th... (posted 2015-12-15)


Rohm Appoints Padilla National Sales Manager
Röhm Products of America recently hired Mike Padilla as national sales manager. With more than 18 years of industry-related experien... (posted 2015-12-11)


NIMS Announces Two New Accreditations of High School Precision Manufacturing Programs
NIMS is pleased to announce accreditation of the Precision Manufacturing Programs at South Elgin High School and Streamwood High School. ... (posted 2015-12-10)


DMDII Announces New Chapter in Quad Cities
Representatives from the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), along with Senator Dick Durbin, Congresswoman Che... (posted 2015-12-09)


AGMA Releases Vehicle Spur and Helical Standard Revision
The AGMA Technical Division has released the new revision of ANSI/AGMA 6002-C15 “Design Guide for Vehicle Spur and Helical Gears&rd... (posted 2015-12-07)


Hewland Installs Klingelnberg Oerlikon G60 Spiral Bevel Gear Grinding Machine
Hewland Engineering recently announce the installation of a Klingelnberg Oerlikon G60 spiral bevel gear grinding machine. Utilizing Kling... (posted 2015-11-16)


Jergens Appoints Steve Schmidtke as Group Manager for Workholding Solutions Group
Jergens, Inc. recently appointed Steve Schmidtke as the group manager for the Workholding Solutions Group. “In his new role, Schmid... (posted 2015-11-11)


Jason Spitzer Named Koepfer America Regional Sales Manager
Jason Spitzer was recently named regional sales manager at Koepfer America. Spitzer’s primary responsibilities will be the sales an... (posted 2015-11-10)


Timken Expands Service Center in Washington to Deliver More Repair Capabilities
The Timken Company recently opened a 70,000-square-foot, motor and gearbox repair facility adjacent to its existing service center in Pas... (posted 2015-10-28)


Solar's Don Jordan Awarded the High Honor of ASM Fellow
Solar Atmospheres’ Corporate Metallurgist, Don Jordan, was recently awarded the high honor of ASM Fellow (FASM) at the ASM Awards D... (posted 2015-10-15)


Christian Dalton Hired as Expanite's North American Sales Manager
Since the opening of the 6500 ft2 production-, laboratory- and test center in Hillerød, Denmark, in 2013, Expanite has been experi... (posted 2015-10-12)


Solar Atmospheres Southeast Receives Nadcap Accreditation
Solar Atmospheres Southeast recently received Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) accreditation. A ... (posted 2015-10-07)


Romax and Comet Solutions Enter Into Partnership to Aid Users of RomaxDESIGNER
Romax Technology Ltd. and Comet Solutions, Inc. recently announced a partnership between the two companies. Specifically, the agreement w... (posted 2015-10-06)


DMG MORI USA Launches Customer-Centric Sales and Service Model
DMG MORI recently launched a direct-to-customer sales and service model in the United States. The company will double its existing local ... (posted 2015-10-01)


USCTI and AMT Cutting Tool Market Report Finds Cutting Tool Consumption Down 6% in July
July U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $177.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – the Assoc... (posted 2015-09-23)


SPI's Flexible Film and Bag Division Welcomes Three New Board Members
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association’s Flexible Film and Bag Division (FFBD) recently announced the election of three new b... (posted 2015-09-22)


Contour Hardening Mexico Heat Treating Facility Completes ISO/TS Certification
Contour Hardening, Inc. recently announced the ISO/TS certification of its heat treating service facility in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico. T... (posted 2015-09-18)


James Petiprin Named Regional Sales Manager of EMAG
EMAG recently introduced James Petiprin as the new regional sales manager representing Michigan and Ohio, as well as eastern Pennsylvania... (posted 2015-09-11)


Romax InSight Supports Eurus Energy America with the Biggest Gearbox Re-Engineering and Refurbishment Project
Romax Technology recently announced that it will be supporting Eurus Energy America (EEA) with its largest ever gearbox re-engineering an... (posted 2015-09-10)


ITAMCO Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO) recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. Founded in 1955, the Northern Indiana... (posted 2015-09-09)


Martin Boelter Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Klingelnberg
Klingelnberg recently announced the appointment of Martin Boelter as chief operating officer. Boelter will assume responsibility for the ... (posted 2015-09-08)


Governor Charles D. Baker Visits Adcole to Recognize Product Development
Governor Charles D. Baker, Jr. recently visited Adcole Corporation and was accompanied by Jay Ash, secretary of housing and economic deve... (posted 2015-09-02)


U.S. Cutting Tool Y/Y Consumption Down 1 Percent in June
June U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $188.7 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and The Association for M... (posted 2015-08-31)


Mahr Acquires Engineering Synthesis Design Inc.
The Mahr Group recently acquired Engineering Synthesis Design Inc. (ESDI), headquartered (Tucson, AZ). Over the past two years, Mahr... (posted 2015-08-27)


Hans Grass Appointed Vice President of Star SU's Machine Tool Division
Star SU (Hoffman Estates, IL) has appointed Hans Grass as vice president of its machine tool division. Grass brings 43 years of expe... (posted 2015-08-24)


Darian Ditzler Returns to Luren Precision as Machine Tool Sales Manager
Luren Precision Chicago recently announce the return of Darian Ditzler as their machine tool sales manager. Ditzler started with Luren Pr... (posted 2015-08-21)


Christian Hammel Becomes New Executive Board Member of Renk AG
Renk AG’s supervisory board recently appointed Christian Hammel as executive board member for production and administration. Hammel... (posted 2015-08-19)


June U.S. Tech Orders Total $355.43 Million According to AMT
June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $355.43 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). This t... (posted 2015-08-10)


Kapp Reorganizes Itself Into Three New Market Divisions
The Kapp Group recently reorganized itself with the brands Kapp and Niles. “In order to focus even more on improving our custo... (posted 2015-08-04)


Heiko Machine Tools Chosen to Sell Cesar Galdabini Products
Heiko Machine Tools (Canton, MI) recently announced that it has been chosen by Cesar Galdabini SPA (Milan, Italy) as the sales and market... (posted 2015-08-03)


AMT Announces May Manufacturing Technology Orders Down 7.9 Percent from Last Year
May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $336.98 million, according to AMT. This total, as reported by companies participating in... (posted 2015-07-30)


ABB to Become First Global Industrial Robotics Company to Manufacture Robots in the United States
ABB recently announced that it is to start producing robots in the United States, making it the first global industrial robotics company ... (posted 2015-07-27)


Riten Industries Now Capable of Repairing and Remanufacturing Tailstocks for Lathes and Grinders
Riten Industries recently announced the capability to repair and remanufacture tailstocks for lathes and grinders from all manufacturers.... (posted 2015-07-23)


Solar Atmospheres to Install Record-Sized Horizontal High Vacuum Furnace
Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennsylvania recently announced that it will be installing the largest horizontal high vacuum furnace ever c... (posted 2015-07-22)


Romax Secures Condition Monitoring Services Agreement With Mytrah Energy
Romax Technology Ltd., recently secured an agreement to provide condition monitoring services for India’s largest independent power... (posted 2015-07-20)


Scott Shea Named New Chief Operating Officer of CRP Industries
CRP Industries Inc. recently named Scott Shea its new chief operating officer (COO). Daniel N. Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries Inc., note... (posted 2015-07-17)


Gary Hulihan Named EMCO Maier/Mecof President
EMCO Maier/EMCO Mecof Corporation (Novi, MI) recently named Gary Hulihan its new president, according to Dr. Stefan Hansch, EMCO Group CE... (posted 2015-07-16)


Absolute Machine Tools Now Selling Tongtai MT Series Lathes
Tongtai recently announced its newest MT Series Lathes that have been developed for improving cycle times and turning processes for the a... (posted 2015-07-14)


Hantke Named New President of Sales and Engineering at Schaeffler Industrial
Stefan Hantke recently assumed global management of sales and engineering of the industrial division of Schaeffler Technologies AG &... (posted 2015-07-13)


Broaching Machine Specialties to Supply Ekin Products in North America
Broaching Machine Specialties (BMS) recently announced a strategic partnership with Ekin of Bilbao, Spain.Ekin has been supplying machine... (posted 2015-07-10)


Excel Gear Forms New Retrofit Division for Repairs and Upgrades of Old Machinery
Excel Gear recently formed a new division of their company, Excel CNC Retrofit LLC, devoted to upgrading and remanufacturing older gear m... (posted 2015-07-09)


Abtex Announces Jason Saner as Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Sales
Abtex Corp. recently announced that Jason Saner has been promoted from Group Manager of the company’s Systems Group to corporate vi... (posted 2015-07-08)


Comet Solutions Partners with Brian Wilson
Comet Solutions, Inc. recently announced a partnership with Brian Wilson of Advanced Drivetrain Engineering & Technology (ADET). This... (posted 2015-07-07)


Timken Company Researchers Receive 2015 Wilbur Deutsch Memorial Award
Research conducted by The Timken Company to address a critical issue for wind turbine operators received the 2015 Wilbur Deutsch Memorial... (posted 2015-07-06)


Joel Radner Named Sales Manager of Seco's Round Tool Division
Seco Tools, LLC recently named Joel Radner sales manager for its round tools division in North America. Radner brings more than seven yea... (posted 2015-07-02)


Gleason Renames its Plastic Gears Division
Gleason Corporation recently announced a new name for its plastic gears division: Gleason Plastic Gears. The division was formerly k... (posted 2015-06-30)


Roger Jones Receives 2015 HTS George H. Bodeen Heat Treating Achievement Award
Roger Jones, corporate president of Solar Atmospheres, Inc., Souderton, PA, was recently named the recipient of the 2015 George H. Bodeen... (posted 2015-06-29)


True Gear & Spline Increases Grinding Capacity With New Niles ZP 12
True Gear& Spline Ltd. recently added CNC gear profile grinding to their machining capabilities with their newly installed Niles ZP 1... (posted 2015-06-26)


Samputensili Acquires Gear Shaving Machine Technology Company Sicmat
Samputensili recently announced the acquisition of Sicmat S.p.A., a company specializing in gear shaving machine technology.Due to the sy... (posted 2015-06-26)


Stadtfeld Receives 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year Award'
Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld, vice president of bevel gear technology and R&D at Gleason Corporation, and a frequent, contributor to Gear... (posted 2015-06-23)


Gleason's Gear Solutions Forum to Include Over 40 Demonstrations on Products and Technologies
Gleason Corporation will host the Gear Solutions Forum (GSF) at its worldwide headquarters in Rochester, NY on Sept. 23-24. This year als... (posted 2015-06-16)


ANCA Opens New European Headquarters in Germany
CNC tool and cutter grinder manufacturer ANCA recently opened its new European headquarters in Weinheim, Germany. ANCA’s new custom... (posted 2015-06-15)


U.S. Speed Changer, Industrial High-Speed Drive, and Gear Manufacturing Industry Shipment
This latest Speed Changer, Industrial High-Speed Drive, and Gear Manufacturing Industry report provides the most updated market research ... (posted 2015-06-12)


Junker Delivers 500th Grinding Machine to Volkswagen Group
Grinding machine manufacturer Junker recently celebrated a milestone as the Volkswagen Group recently purchased their 500th Junker grindi... (posted 2015-06-10)


Houghton International Announces Senior Leadership Appointments to Support Global Businesses
Houghton International Inc. recently announced changes in organizational leadership that will improve the management and alignment of its... (posted 2015-06-05)


Solar Atmospheres, Southeast Opens Its Doors
Solar Atmospheres, Southeast recently announced it has officially opened its doors for business. Solar bought its first furnace for the n... (posted 2015-06-03)


Machine Tool Builders Expands its Offerings to the Gear Industry
Machine Tool Builders (MTB), a remanufacturer and recontroller of gear-cutting and grinding equipment, was recently appointed as exclusiv... (posted 2015-06-01)


Büsselmann Named Head of Sales of Jenoptik's Lasers Business Unit
Klaus Büsselmann was recently named the head of sales in the Lasers business unit of the Jenoptik’s lasers and material proces... (posted 2015-05-29)


Mitutoyo America Corporation Announces New East Coast M3 Solution Center
Mitutoyo America Corporation recently announced the opening of a new M3 Solution Center in New England. Located in Marlborough, MA, the n... (posted 2015-05-28)


EFD Induction Awarded Orders for Induction Scanners to Harden Sun Gears and Output Shafts
EFD Induction USA has recently won major orders from two American tier-one automotive suppliers.The orders involve EFD Induction ‘H... (posted 2015-05-26)


Seco Implements Organizational Changes, Announces Key Promotions
Seco Tools, LLC, the North American subsidiary of Sweden’s Seco Tools AB, recently announced organizational changes and employee pr... (posted 2015-05-19)


INDEX Invests in Leitz CMM
INDEX Corporation recently took delivery of a Leitz CMM (coordinate measuring machine) Model PMM XI for its metrology lab. The machine wi... (posted 2015-05-18)


ALD-Holcroft to Provide SyncroTherm Heat Treating System to Woodward
ALD-Holcroft (Wixom, MI) recently entered into an agreement with Woodward, Inc. (Fort Collins, CO) to provide a fully-integrated SyncroTh... (posted 2015-05-15)


U.S. Cutting Tool Y/Y Consumption Up 4.6% in March
March U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $197.6 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and The Association For ... (posted 2015-05-14)


Hewland Engineering Expands Grinding Capabilities
Hewland Engineering recently announced a multi-million pound investment in state-of-the-art spiral bevel grinding capability, due to arri... (posted 2015-05-13)


Solar Atmospheres Receives 1st MedAccred Accreditation
Solar Atmospheres, Inc. recently announced that it has become the first company to receive MedAccred accreditation. Medical prime co... (posted 2015-05-12)


Ipsen Awarded U.S. Patent on Sealing Mechanism for a Vacuum Heat-Treating Furnace
Ipsen was recently awarded U.S. Patent No. 20,100,196,836 A1 for the development of a new shaft seal. Chief Engineer Craig Moller, Chief ... (posted 2015-05-11)


Solar Atmospheres Adds New Furnace
In response to increasing large furnace capacity demand, Solar Atmospheres (California) recently added additional large furnace capacity ... (posted 2015-05-04)


Gear Research Institute Introduces New Leadership Team
GRI recently introduced its new leadership team, including Jack Masseth as president. Masseth has been on GRI's board for a number of... (posted 2015-05-01)


Oerlikon's Drive Systems Segment Inaugurates Third Plant In India
Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment recently inaugurated its third plant at Sanand in Gujarat, India. This is the 10th production faci... (posted 2015-04-28)


AMT Reports Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in February
February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $304.74 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Th... (posted 2015-04-27)


Timken Opens State-of-the-Art Gear Drive Manufacturing Facility in Houston
The Timken Company recently announced the opening of a new, 27,000-square-foot  gear drive manufacturing facility in Houston, TX. An... (posted 2015-04-24)


Klingelnberg Partners With Sandvik Coromant for Tool Concept Project
Klingelnberg GmbH and Sandvik Coromant  have come together to work on a new tool concept for the Klingelnberg Zyklo-Palloid gear cut... (posted 2015-04-23)


Holroyd Precision Receives a Queen's Award for Enterprise
Rochdale-based Holroyd Precision Ltd was recently named a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the UK’s highest accola... (posted 2015-04-22)


Jeff Stoesser Named Riten's Western Regional Sales Manager
Jeff Stoesser recently joined Riten Industries to manage sales activity in the western U.S. for the company's line of workholding pro... (posted 2015-04-21)


FPM Heat Treating Receives Nadcap Accreditation
FPM Heat Treating in Elk Grove Village, IL announced that it has received an additional Nadcap Scope of Accreditation for carburizing, c... (posted 2015-04-20)


Paulo Selects AFC-Holcroft Equipment for Production Expansion
Paulo, a commercial heat treater headquartered in St. Louis, MO, USA, recently purchased two new Universal Batch Quench (UBQ) furnaces fr... (posted 2015-04-16)


Aichelin-USA Installs Integral Quench Furnace Cell
Aichelin-USA recently announced the installation of a new multi-chamber Integral Quench hardening furnace cell.  The recently commis... (posted 2015-04-15)


Walter Surface Technologies Appoints Michael Christodoulou President and COO
Walter Surface Technologies recently announced that Michael Christodoulou has been appointed as president and chief operating officer of ... (posted 2015-04-14)


OSG USA, Inc. Promotes Jones to Vice President- Sales
OSG USA, Inc. recently announced the promotion of Rick Jones to Vice President- Sales. Jones joined the OSG sales team as a District Mana... (posted 2015-04-13)


Meghan Summers-West Named President of CNC Software
Meghan Summers-West was recently appointed president of CNC Software, Inc., the developer of Mastercam CAD/CAM programming... (posted 2015-04-10)


Kitagawa NorthTech Hires David Hawking as National Sales and Marketing Manager for North America
Kitagawa NorthTech recently announced the hiring of David Hawking in the company’s newly created post of national sales and marketi... (posted 2015-04-09)


Doug Glenn Appointed Seco/Warwick's Director of Sales and Marketing for North America
Seco/Warwick Corporation recently announced the appointment of Doug Glenn as the North American director of sales and marketing.“Do... (posted 2015-04-06)


Robert Errichello Wins Edmond E. Bisson Award
Robert Errichello was recently announced as the winner of the 2015 Edmond E. Bisson Award, bestowed annually by the Society of Tribologis... (posted 2015-04-02)


Arrow Gear Appoints Klein VP of Sales and Marketing, Guggenheim VP of Operations
Arrow Gear Company recently announced the appointment of Kerry Klein as vice president of sales and marketing and Mark Guggenheim as vice... (posted 2015-04-01)


AMT Announces Elected Officers for Directors for 2015-2016
The Association For Manufacturing Technology recently elected its 2015-2016 officers and directors. The 2015-2016 board year begins April... (posted 2015-03-31)


Cleveland Gear Names Edward McTernan Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Cleveland Gear recently named Edward McTernan the vice president of sales and marketing. McTernan was formally product manager for the m... (posted 2015-03-27)


Hydraulic Institute Appoints Michael B. Michaud Executive Director
The Hydraulic Institute recently announced the appointment of Michael B. Michaud as the Institute’s next executive director, effect... (posted 2015-03-25)


Junker Acquires Majority Share in Brazilian Grinding Machine Manufacturer
The Junker Group recently added Brazilian grinding machine manufacturer ZEMA to its corporate group. ZEMA was founded back in 1953, has m... (posted 2015-03-19)


ITAMCO Named 2014 Autodesk Inventor of the Year
The votes are in, and Autodesk customer ITAMCO has been named the Autodesk Inventor of the Year for 2014.Members from the Autod... (posted 2015-03-18)


Gleason Launches New Manufacturing Facility in India
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it broke ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial A... (posted 2015-03-17)


Mahr and MWF Roland Friedrich Join Forces
On Jan. 1, MWF Roland Friedrich GmbH in Grossostheim, Germany, was added to the Mahr Group. MFW offers custom measurement and testing sol... (posted 2015-03-16)


Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC, was recently recognized during an awards presentation at the Nexteer 2014 Indirect Supplier Confer... (posted 2015-03-12)


U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Totals $181.9 million for January
January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and The Association fo... (posted 2015-03-11)


Paresh Shah Named Operations Manager of Schafer Industries
Bipin Doshi, president of Schafer Industries  recently announced the appointment of Paresh Shah as operations manager of the company... (posted 2015-03-09)


Manufacturing Tech Orders Total $506.89 Million in December
December U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $506.89 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Th... (posted 2015-03-05)


Timken Power Systems Facility Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
The Timken Company recently announced its power systems service facility in Princeton, WV, has earned ISO 9001:2008 Quality Manageme... (posted 2015-03-04)


Drake Manufacturing Receives Weatherhead 100 Award
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC, a Warren, Ohio, precision CNC manufacturing systems builder, was recently honored as a first-time ... (posted 2015-03-03)


Star SU China Begins Operations
On March 1, 2015 the new joint-venture Star SU International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. begam operating under the Star SU China brand na... (posted 2015-03-02)


Novak First Woman Elected to Bison Gear Board of Directors
Bison Gear and Engineering is pleased to announce the election of Laurel Novak to their Board of Directors.  Novak will represent th... (posted 2015-02-27)


Gear Motions' Oliver Gear Division Acquires New Hera 350 Gear-Hobbing Machine
Gear Motions, a precision gear manufacturer, recently acquired new gear-cutting technology for its Oliver Gear Division in Buffalo, NY. ... (posted 2015-02-25)


U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 7.2% in December
December U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.2 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT (The Associat... (posted 2015-02-23)


ITAMCO Gets Invite to Grid Cell Program
Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO) was recently invited to display their technology products at the Advanced Materia... (posted 2015-02-13)


Star SU Names Rick Falgiatano as Vice President of Cutting Tool Sales
Star SU (Hoffman Estates, IL) recently appointed Rick Falgiatano as vice president of sales for its cutting tool division. Rick brings 3... (posted 2015-02-11)


Paul Andruszko Promoted to General Manager of Gear Motions Niagara
Gear Motions, a leading precision gear manufacturer, has promoted Paul Andruszko to general manager of its Niagara Gear division. The div... (posted 2015-02-09)


Marposs Acquires FL Tool Holders
Marposs S.p.A. (Bologna, Italy) recently announced the acquisition of FL Tool Holders LLC of Livonia, Michigan, a manufacturer of precisi... (posted 2015-02-06)


North American Robotics Market has Strongest Year Ever in 2014
Robot orders and shipments in North America set new records in 2014, according to Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry&rsqu... (posted 2015-02-06)


William M. Davies Career and Technical High School Renews Machine Technology Program Accreditation
Keeping up with industry standards, William M. Davies Career and Technical High School has renewed the accreditation of its Machine ... (posted 2015-02-05)


BIG Kaiser Celebrates 25 Years of North American Operations
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling recently celebrated 25 years of North American operations in 2015. Incorporated in the spring of 1990 under ... (posted 2015-02-04)


Cutting Tool Consumption Down 18.9% in November, According to U.S. Cutting Tool Institute
November U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $156.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and The Association F... (posted 2015-02-03)


Koepfer Sponsors 'Italian Gear Tech Tour'
Koepfer America sponsored a group of North American gear manufacturers on a technology-focused “Italian Gear Tech Tour.” The ... (posted 2015-01-29)


EOS and MTU Form Strategic Partnership
EOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, and MTU Aero Engines, Germany's lea... (posted 2015-01-28)


Artur Pajak named VP of EFD Induction Group
EFD Induction Group, a maker of induction-based industrial heating solutions, recently announced the appointment of Artur Pająk... (posted 2015-01-26)


Pradeep Saha Promoted to President and CEO of Horsburgh & Scott
Horsburgh & Scott, a large gear manufacturer, has announced that Pradeep Saha has been promoted to President and CEO. Saha previously... (posted 2015-01-23)


Ipsen Announces Patrick McKenna as New Vice President of Sales
Ipsen USA recently announced Patrick McKenna as vice president of sales, rreplacing Art Tsubaki, who is now managing director of Ipsen Ja... (posted 2015-01-22)


Seco Tools' Carbide Recycling Program Continues to Expand
Seco Tools, LLC recently reported that it collected 15 percent more used carbide in 2014 than the previous year for its North American Ca... (posted 2015-01-22)


Tooling U-SME's Competency Framework Now Available
Tooling U-SME, a company specializing in manufacturing training and development, recently launched a new industry resource – Toolin... (posted 2015-01-12)


Solar Atmosphere's Launch Abort System Aids 'Orion' Launch
On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, NASA’s new spacecraft Orion launched successfully from Cape Canaveral and completed its first test flight.... (posted 2015-01-09)