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The 2015 Fall Technical Meeting is October 18-20, 2015 immediately before Gear Expo 2015 in Detroit, MI. Each year the Fall Technical Meeting (FTM) provides an outstanding opportunity to share ideas with others in the gear industry on design, analysis, manufacturing and application of gears, gear drives and related products, as well as associated processes and procedures. Authors have the opportunity to present the results of their work to an audience of knowledgeable professionals from the United States and around the world, and to participate in discussions with that audience. Deadline for submission is January 15, 2015. Complete details are available at the AGMA website.
Ferret When Ronald New opened a small workshop in suburban Melbourne in 1954, he set about providing a quality service that set the foundations for the modern company. Ronald named the company Ronson Gears – in the hope that one of his son’s would carry on the business. Today those two boys, Gordon and Terry New, agree that his foresight was, on many levels, uncanny.
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Reuters U.S. factory activity moderated in November, but sustained gains in new orders and a rebound in exports suggested the economy remained on a firmer footing despite slowing global growth.
CNBC Euro zone manufacturing activity missed forecasts and slowed in November, with German activity contracting -- hitting hopes of a pick-up in the bloc's largest economy. Markit's euro zone manufacturing PMI was nearly flat at 50.1 in November, missing analysts' forecasts of 50.4. This was a fall from the 50.6 recorded in October.
February 18-20, 2015 – Clearwater Beach, FL Discover how both the gear design engineer and the gear metallurgist can better grasp their related, critical roles in the exciting world of gear processing, heat treatment and inspection.
Business Insider British manufacturing activity unexpectedly picked up a little speed in November as domestic demand offset falling exports due to sluggish orders from the euro zone and emerging markets, a survey showed on Monday. Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid are developing a new transmission mechanism with no touching parts, based on magnetic forces which prevent friction and wear and make lubrication unnecessary. It can be applied in space travel and exploration but has also been adapted for use in other areas, such as the railroad and aircraft industries.
The Strategic Sourceror Well into the future, manufacturers will continue to procure platforms that allow thousands of smart devices distributed across factory floors to communicate with one another. Although the prospects of integrating this technology into existing processes is exciting, even revolutionary, IT departments are also worrying about how the Internet of Things will impact their ability to secure networks, databases and other assets.
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ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
IndustryWeek IT security is a growing threat for businesses of every type, and the manufacturing industry is no exception. Last year, U.S. consumer cyber-attacks came at a price of $38 billion, according to the 2013 Norton Cybercrime Report by ZDNet and USA TODAY.
Manufacturing Global Numbers don’t lie. Facts are facts. For many people, particularly those that are "left brained," data and numbers are the basis for which all decisions are made. In some cases, the mere presence of numbers in a measurement or statement will give it all the credence necessary to be the absolute truth. But, when those numbers turn out to be no more credible than guesses, they lead to bad decisions.
The Moscow Times As a falling ruble and stagnant economy continue to drive down truck sales in Russia, Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo last week expanded its truck facility to include cabin production in hopes of a market revival. Volvo Trucks Russia now has a facility that at full capacity will be capable of assembling 15,000 heavy truck cabins a year — five times the company's current truck sales.
Hilco Industrial
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Boeing has started final assembly of the 787-9 Dreamliner at its South Carolina facility. The team began joining large fuselage sections of the newest 787 Nov. 22, 2014, on schedule, a proud milestone for the South Carolina team and another sign of stability for the program.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Rolls-Royce has won a $5 billion order for Trent engines and long-term TotalCare service support from Delta Air Lines to power 50 new aircraft. Trent XWB engines will power 25 Airbus A350s and Trent 7000 engines will power 25 Airbus A330neo aircraft.
IndustryWeek "Supply chain" refers to your suppliers and their suppliers, and your customers and their customers. Every great manufacturer does a good job of working both directions to understand and improve so that all can benefit. Many struggling companies buy and sell things but don’t look outside themselves to get better.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc.
Manufacturing Global Luxury automaker Lamborghini has reached pre-recession level sales following the launch of its V12 Aventador model and successful expansion into Chinese and Indian markets. The carmaker is also expecting a further spike in sales following the recent launch of the Huracan – a vehicle that already has 3,000 orders in the bank – and its new SUV, the Urus.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Okuma has opened an Aerospace Center of Excellence at its facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Aerospace Center of Excellence is open to aerospace manufacturers for use as a testing and proving ground for advanced CNC machining technology to enhance productivity while solving the unique challenges faced by the industry.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Canadian Metalworking Koepfer America introduces the CLC "H" series of heavy duty horizontal gear hobbing machines to the North American gear manufacturing marCLC_500FRH Gear Hobbingket. These machines offer a competitive and fully customizable solution for high-precision, CNC horizontal gear hobbing.
Clean Technica The IKEA Group has purchased a 165 MW wind farm in Cameron County, Texas, according to recent reports. This marks the second time that the group has purchased a wind farm in the United States from Apex Clean Energy, and represents the biggest renewable energy investment made the group to date, worldwide.
Forest City Gear Company
MarketWatch Recon Technology, Ltd., a leading independent oilfield services provider operating primarily in China, reported today it has developed and expects to shortly commercialize in China its own fracking system. It is an improved utility for oil and gas fracking activities which stimulates oil and gas production from underground rock formations.
News Observer After 18 months of meetings, hearings and revisions, the state Mining and Energy Commission has settled on a set of rules to regulate fracking in North Carolina.The rules are based on public hearings, some 200,000 public comments and the lessons learned from problems elsewhere. But the rule-making process itself seems to belie that objective.
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