Gear Technology’s annual State-of-the-Gear-Industry survey polls gear manufacturers about the latest trends and opinions relating to the overall health
of the gear industry. As in years past, the survey was conducted anonymously, with invitations sent
by e-mail to gear industry companies—primarily in North America, but also including some respondents
from around the world. Nearly 200 individuals responded to the survey.
State of the Gear Industry Perspectives takes an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities in gear manufacturing today and in the future. Our sixth installment online is an interview with Shane Hollingsworth, vice president of sales, Kapp Technologies.
Compact, custom and portable solutions
are gaining more attention in manufacturing today as companies seek out
the tools that offer the greatest productivity gains on the shop floor. Gear
inspection seems to be following suit.