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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter May 2013 Edition

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


May 2013

Gear Technology's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on gear manufacturing.

In this newsletter, you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

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News of Note

Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's a look at some of the latest.

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 million in a negotiated transaction. The acquisition will be funded with a combination of cash and debt. With well-established brands, Forkardt includes companies that are leading global providers of high-precision, specialty and customized workholding devices... Read more.

Machine Tools Matter at EMO
From September 16 to September 21, 2013, this year's EMO Hannover will be opening its doors. At the world's premier trade fair for the metal-working sector, manufacturers of machine tools and components will be showcasing products, solutions and services for meeting and mastering the challenges involved in industrial production operations...Read more.

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' rates of growth declined as well. The industrial nations continued to pursue a course between consolidation and economic stabilization. Within the Eurozone only a few countries achieved economic growth. The volume of world trade increased by 2.1 percent...Read more.

Vitrium - reshaping the world of precision grinding

Upcoming Events

Please check our online Events Page for the latest upcoming gear industry events.

AGMA Marketing and Forecasting Conference 2013 (May 22-23, 2013)
Crowne Plaza, Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center, Rosemont, IL. What's going on in the gear market? What is happening in the end user market that will affect next year? How can you better prepare your company for the ups and downs of the current economic climate? The Marketing and Forecasting Conference will present a comprehensive report on the U.S. Economic Conditions, Industry Conditions for Gears, Gear Market Bookings and Gear Market Shipments. This will be broken down into a series of end user markets including total gears, industrial machinery gears, construction machinery gears, farm machinery gears, power transmission equipment, mining, ship and offshore, railroad and aerospace gears.Read more.

PowderMet2013 (June 24-27, 2013)
Sheraton, Chicago. More than 200 worldwide industry experts will present the latest in powder metallurgy and particulate materials. 100 booths will showcase leading suppliers of powder metallurgy and particulate materials processing equipment, powders and products. The event will feature special guest speakers, award luncheons and a main social eventwhere you can relax, network and talk powder metal business. The MPIF/APMI sponsor this conference and exhibition aimed at powder metallurgy and particulate materials engineers, technical staff, and sales and management personnel. Held in late spring, and located each year in a different first-tier city in North America, the conference presents the latest industry technical advances through technical papers and presentations, posters, special interest programs, and general sessions.Read more.



Advanced heat treatment furnace saves time and money
Ipsen Atlas furnace What do you get when you combine intelligence with quality? An atmosphere furnace that is state-of-the-art in both hardware and software. The new ATLAS atmosphere heat treatment furnace with integral quench from Ipsen is a highly engineered machine designed from the ground up to simplify operation and maintenance, while saving money and resources at the same time. With Ipsen's new HybridCarb ultra-efficient gassing system, process gas is reconditioned and reused, increasing efficiency up to 90%. Read More.


Latest Videos

DMG Gear Milling
DMG/Mori Seiki Innovation Days featured a gear event on Thursday May 9th, 2013... See the video.

Bevel Gear Solutions
Milling of bevel gears on a five-axis Heller machine by means of uP-Gear technology with tooling from Sandvik... See the video.

Klingelnberg Spiral Bevel Gear Cutting
This video from Hauer Helicopter shows single point cutting of a spiral bevel crown gear on a three-axis CNC milling machine... See the video.

Schafer Industries

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