Gear Industry News 2019

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Ipsen Expands Sales Engineering Team
Ipsen USA recently embarked on an initiative to double the number of Regional Sales Engineers (RSEs) by year-end. Ipsen’s RSEs enga... (posted 2019-06-24)

Octans Aircraft Collaborates with Siemens Digital Industries Software
Having more security, reliability and availability of its products has led Octans Aircraft, a Brazilian manufacturer of small aircraft, t... (posted 2019-06-20)

EBTEC Completes Major Move and Expansion
EBTEC’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is an AS9100 Rev. D certified, 83,500 square-foot facility located in East Wind... (posted 2019-06-13)

TCI Provides Blanks for CNC Skills Championship
TCI Precision Metals will provide custom Machine-Ready Blanks to the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), in support of t... (posted 2019-06-12)

Heidenhain Opens CNC Controls Training Center in Chicago
Heidenhain has recently opened its TNC-CNC Academy. This expanded CNC controls training center in the Chicago area is available for users... (posted 2019-06-11)

TE Connectivity Promotes Kladder to Sales Director
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has appointed Melissa Kladder to the position of director of sales, Ame... (posted 2019-06-07)

Exact Metrology Hosts Open House
Exact Metrology will host an Open House at their Brookfield, Wisconsin location on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 9 am to 3 pm central stan... (posted 2019-06-04)

Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference Call for Speakers
The Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference ( takes place Nov. 12-13 in San Jose, California. The Association f... (posted 2019-06-04)

Höganäs Replaces H.C. Starck Brand
As of 1 June, Höganäs Group of Sweden and H.C. Starck Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders (STC) act under the same brand a... (posted 2019-06-03)

EMAG Wins Axia Best Managed Companies Award
Strategic vision, capacity to innovate, sustainable management culture and good corporate governance—the “Axia Best Managed C... (posted 2019-05-31)

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH Acquires Wenzel GearTec GmbH
Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH, whose range of products covers gear technology and the area of automation systems, has purchased all the sh... (posted 2019-05-28)

Jergens Appoints Marvar National Sales Manager for Workholding Solutions Group
Jergens, Inc. announces that Ken Marvar assumed the role of national sales manager, Jergens Workholding Solutions Group. “In his ne... (posted 2019-05-24)

CMSC Welcomes Former Astronaut Dr. Bonnie Dunbar
The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) has announced former NASA astronaut, engineer, and educator Dr. Bonnie Dunbar will be their featur... (posted 2019-05-23)

Ricardo Presents Technical Papers During CTI Symposium
With diverse commercial applications ranging from defence to mining, farming and forestry, as well as innumerable leisure pursuits, the g... (posted 2019-05-22)

Bill Gornicki Appointed CEO of Machine Tool Builders and Diablo Furnaces
Machine Tool Builders has announced the appointment of Bill Gornicki as chief executive officer (CEO) of both Machine Tool Builders (MTB)... (posted 2019-05-20)

Hexagon Breaks Ground on New Center of Excellence in Greater Detroit
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division recently announced it has broken ground on the construction of a new expansion projec... (posted 2019-05-09)

Exact Participates in Career Fairs at Various Universities
Exact Metrology was present at two career events, one at Northern Kentucky University and the other at Cincinnati State University. In Fe... (posted 2019-05-07)

Hexagon to Host MSC Software Global User's Conference during HxGN Live
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced the 2019 MSC Software Global User’s Conference will be held at Hx... (posted 2019-05-02)

Forest City Gear Launches Advanced Turning and Milling Facility for Gear Blank Production
Forest City Gear has expanded its turning and milling operations with a state-of-the-art facility designed to greatly improve lead times ... (posted 2019-04-30)

Helios Announces New Technical Leadership
Helios Gear Products has announced that Dennis Hillary has taken the new leadership position of senior service engineer for the company&r... (posted 2019-04-29)

Open Mind and Grob Systems Announce Joint 5-Axis Machining Seminar
Open Mind Technologies USA, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions worldwide, has announced a joint 5-Axis Machining Technology Semina... (posted 2019-04-26)

Hannover Fairs USA Announces Digital Industry USA 2019
Hannover Fairs USA and Deutsche Messe, the organizers of the world’s largest manufacturing show Hannover Messe and its North Americ... (posted 2019-04-25)

AMT Reports on Latest Manufacturing Technology Orders
Manufacturing technology orders totaled $337.2 million in February 2019 accounting for a 15 percent decline from January and a seven perc... (posted 2019-04-22)

Weiler Abrasives Recognized for "Leading a Warriors Charge" Campaign
Weiler Abrasives, a provider of abrasives, power brushes and maintenance products for surface conditioning received the People's Choi... (posted 2019-04-17)

AGMA Announces Additive Manufacturing Publication for Gear Making
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced the publication of an emerging technology document, Additive Manufacturing T... (posted 2019-04-16)

Seco Tools Names Director of Customer Experience
To maximize customer engagement and satisfaction, Seco Tools has named Bill Barcelona as director of customer experience. In this new rol... (posted 2019-04-15)

AGMA and Richard J. Daley College Partner on National Training Center in Chicago
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) signed a partnership agreement with Richard J. Daley College, one of the City Colleges... (posted 2019-04-12)

Hexagon to Host Second Annual Production Software Users' Group Meeting at HxGN Live
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence recently announced it will host the second annual Production Software Users’ Group meeti... (posted 2019-04-09)

Atlanta Gear Works Welcomes New Vice President of Field Services
Atlanta Gear Works has named Bill Hoose to fill its newly created position of vice president of field services. It is the second newly ... (posted 2019-04-02)

Warren Joins Machine Tool Builders as Director of Sales and Marketing
Machine Tool Builders Inc. (MTB), recently announced and welcomed K.C. Warren as the company’s new director of sales and marketing.... (posted 2019-04-01)

Exact Metrology Represents GOM CT in the United States
Exact Metrology recently announced that they’ve become a distributor of the GOM CT scanner in the U.S. The announcement was made by... (posted 2019-03-29)

Hexagon and Ericcson Partner to Showcase Connected Factory Solutions
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced plans to demonstrate a path to 5G with a connected sensor solution in... (posted 2019-03-27)

Rockwell Automation Webinar Addresses Workforce Skills Gap Challenge
Manufacturing roles are changing more profoundly than ever, requiring new skills needed to deploy technology on the plant floor. It's... (posted 2019-03-22)

Robert F. Handschuh Ends 35-Year Career at NASA Glenn Research Center
Dr. Robert F. Handschuh has retired from NASA, concluding a more than 35-year distinguished career as the Chief of the Rotating and Drive... (posted 2019-03-20)

Modern Heat Treat Expands Production Capability with AFC Holcroft Equipment
In support of its continued growth, Modern Heat Treat, a commercial heat treating operation located in Richland Hills, Texas (USA), has a... (posted 2019-03-18)

Quality Assurance Manager Joins Forest City Gear
Forest City Gear has hired Bob McClain as quality assurance manager to oversee the activities of the company’s world-class qualit... (posted 2019-03-15)

Dale Bridgewater Joins MTB as Shop, Service and Engineering Manager
Machine Tool Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dale Bridgewater has recently joined Machine Tool Builders, Inc. as the shop, ser... (posted 2019-03-14)

AAT and DMG MORI USA Announce Partnership for On-Machine Measuring Software
Applied Automation Technologies, Inc. (AAT) and DMG MORI USA recently announced a partnership for on-machine measuring software.AAT and D... (posted 2019-03-12)

Posi Lock Puller Opens European Warehouse and Showroom in Brussels
Posi Lock Puller, Inc., recently announced the opening of its European warehouse and showroom in Brussels, Belgium.“Posi Lock has b... (posted 2019-03-07)

TDM Systems Announces North American Smart Manufacturing Initiative
TDM Systems Inc. has announced a new smart manufacturing initiative in North America. A team of TDM experts will spearhead the initi... (posted 2019-03-05)

Ipsen Strengthens Customer Service Group with New Manager
Ipsen USA is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Clinite from Midwest regional sales owner to Ipsen customer service sales manager,... (posted 2019-03-04)

Brelie Gear Announces New Plant in Wisconsin
Brelie Gear Co, Inc. has announced plans to build a new 36,800 sq. ft. facility on a recently purchased 4.3 acre site in Waukesha, WI.&... (posted 2019-03-01)

Dana Completes Purchase of Oerlikon Group's Drive Systems Segment
Dana Incorporated has completed the acquisition of the Drive Systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, including the Graziano and Fairfield ... (posted 2019-03-01)

Gleason to Acquire Faessler Honing Business from Daetwyler Group
Gleason Corporation has announced the signing of a definitive agreement with Daetwyler Industries AG and MDC Max Daetwyler AG to acquire ... (posted 2019-02-27)

Solar Manufacturing Preps for Opening of New Building in 2019
Anticipation is growing, as Solar Manufacturing’s new facility is beginning to take shape. With the exterior of the building now fu... (posted 2019-02-26)

Scott Knoy Named President of GMTA
After 27 years as president of GMTA (German Machine Tools of America), formerly American Wera, Walter Friedrich appoints Scott Knoy as ... (posted 2019-02-25)

DVS Tooling Inaugurates Modern Company Building in Germany
,In May 2015 Sandro Schäfer stood on a stage in his new function as managing director and ceremoniously opened the 300 m² pro... (posted 2019-02-19)

Walter Announces New Vice President of U.S. Sales
Walter Surface Technologies (“Walter”) has announced a new senior level appointment naming Jeff Tisdell vice-president of U... (posted 2019-02-14)

ANCA Delivers Customer-Focused Website
ANCA recently unveiled a new website packed with intuitive features to provide an improved user experience. The website is the door ... (posted 2019-02-12)

Victrex Invests in Injection and Compression Molding Technology with Surface Generation
An innovative and differentiated tooling design and processing technology called PtFS (Production to Functional Specification), from U.K.... (posted 2019-02-08)

Klingelnberg Honors Employees for Years of Service
At the start of each year, Klingelnberg’s executive management recognizes colleagues who have worked at the company for 25, 40 or 5... (posted 2019-02-07)

AGMA and NFPA Announce MPT Conference at Motion + Power Technology Expo
The new Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), formerly Gear Expo, will offer a new opportunity for attendees to learn from industry ... (posted 2019-02-07)

Index Hires Midwest Regional Sales Manager
Index has announced the hiring of Mark Smith as its regional sales manager for the Midwest. Smith’s territory includes Indiana, Ken... (posted 2019-02-04)

API Focuses on Smart Factory Metrology
Automated Precision, Inc. has announced a global rebranding. The company name has been changed to API in recognition of its name abbrevia... (posted 2019-02-01)

Hexagon Expands Footprint in Western Canada
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced it has expanded its footprint into western Canada with a new office in ... (posted 2019-01-31)

Mahr Celebrates 2018 Expansion and Product Launches
Mahr Inc. closed a record year of success in 2018—including adding multiple key hires, opening new facilities across the United Sta... (posted 2019-01-30)

RIA and Pittsburgh Robotics Network Establish Partnership
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade organization, recently announced a strategic partnership with Pittsb... (posted 2019-01-29)

Bodycote Invests in North American Heat Treat Facility
Bodycote is pleased to announce plans to open a new heat treating facility in Elgin, Illinois. The new facility will include advanced hea... (posted 2019-01-28)

Drake Manufacturing Launches New Website
Drake Manufacturing is proud to announce the launch of a new website with updated features and improved navigation. The new site will ser... (posted 2019-01-23)

GWJ Technology Offers Calculation Workshop for Formula Student Teams
At the end of October 2018, GWJ Technology, a provider of software solutions for gear and gearboxes, organized a workshop for the second ... (posted 2019-01-22)

Helios Gear Products Represents Yunil Machine Tools in North America
Helios Gear Products, LLC (formerly Koepfer America, LLC) proudly announces its new long-term representation agreement with YG Tech Co., ... (posted 2019-01-21)

AGMA Promotes Blassingame to Vice President, Education Services
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Casandra Blassingame to vice president, educat... (posted 2019-01-18)

WABCO Signs Transmission Agreement with Daimler
WABCO Holdings Inc., a supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connec... (posted 2019-01-17)

Mazak Announces Kentucky Manufacturing Investment
Mazak Corporation has announced it will invest $8.5 million in new manufacturing technology for its Florence, Kentucky, Mazak iSmart Fact... (posted 2019-01-16)

Modelon and Siemens PLM Software Enhance System Simulation Capabilities Through Partnership
Siemens PLM Software and Modelon recently announced a partnership to use Modelon’s OPTIMICA Compiler Toolkit as the default Model... (posted 2019-01-10)

Gear Motions Installs Laser Marking Machine at Nixon Gear Division
Gear Motions is the proud owner of a new fiber laser marking machine which was recently installed at its Nixon Gear Division in Syracuse.... (posted 2019-01-08)

Klingelnberg Presents 2019 Training Programs
Klingelnberg will continue to support customers in 2019 with comprehensive training and continuing education courses. For over ten years,... (posted 2019-01-07)

Mazak Set to Open Technical Center in San Francisco
With its sights set on further strengthening customer support, especially for those in the high-tech industries, Mazak Corporation has an... (posted 2019-01-02)