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Truckinginfo One of the first looks at how the economy is doing in the New Year shows a further upturn in business conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector, but the overall rate of improvement eased further from last August’s peak.
Buying a gear set is usually not as simple as going online and ordering the one in blue, size medium. If poor communication occurs during the quote phase, the gear manufacturer will build what you ordered but not what you needed. This course explains what information a purchaser will need to provide to a manufacturer to ensure you get the best part for your project. It also covers general considerations for making sure you get all the information along with gear set such as documentation and shipping requirements. Register today. If a group of people like Lisa Habe have their way, hundreds of more women will start working in manufacturing. The way this group sees it, it's still a male-dominated industry, and they want more women to consider jobs in the field that range from designing new products and making things, to running departments or the entire company.
Machine Tool Builders
Sumitomo Machinery Corp.
Gleason Corporation
DixiTech CNC
Milwaukee Business Journal Metso, a mining and energy equipment maker based in Finland, has acquired from Rexnord Corp. the original drawings and specifications for gears and pinions made by the Falk Corp. in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley, the company.
Dayton Daily News Low levels of educational attainment have contributed to an economic dichotomy in which there are now more job openings than there have been since before the last recession began, but employers can’t find workers with the skills and training needed to fill many of those positions.
Manufacturing Business Technology The average manufacturing worker made nearly 11 percent more than a comparable worker outside the manufacturing sector in 2012 and 2013, according to a newly released report.
hometownlife Loc Performance Products Inc. is ramping up operations – including adding nearly 100 jobs and about $6 million in equipment – to retrofit up to 1,080 U.S. Army Bradley Fighting Vehicles with systems designed to increase the safety of occupants by raising ground clearance and improving mobility.
Industry Week The state of the union is "strong" according to President Barack Obama as he addressed a Congress looking much different than it has during his time in the Oval Office.
Industry Week Manufacturing executives like what they are seeing on their balance sheets, are increasingly confident about the U.S. economy and plan to do more hiring and operational spending in the year ahead.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
This AGMA seminar teaches the forensic analysis of failed gearboxes. Learn about the limitation and capabilities of rolling element bearings and the gears that they support so you can properly apply the best gear-bearing combination to any gearbox, whether simple or complex. Register today.
Manufacturing Business Technology U.S. Steel this week announced 545 layoffs, bringing its January job cut total to more than 1,000 as the industry reels from the decline in oil prices.
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Bordes facility is one of the first of its kind to serial produce additive components for aerospace propulsion industry in France.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design NASA's Space Launch System booster test in Utah is scheduled for March.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc.
3D Print Back in December, we reported on 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys, and their goal of bringing 3D printing into the classroom. In trying to reach this goal, they launched a 3D printing technology course curriculum based on the theme, "Make Something That Moves Something."
Marketwatch Celanese Corporation CE, a global technology and specialty materials company, announced its support of a multi-year initiative to advance composites manufacturing capabilities through a public-private effort between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and consortium members that includes five states, five universities, and numerous corporate partners.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Plastics Today Celanese is deeply involved with application development for polymer materials across all market segments, and while gears might be small components, they play a big role in a product's success.
Albany Business Review Hudson Valley Community College will begin a two-year degree in mechatronics this fall, after hearing from manufacturers about a need for workers who both understand advanced techniques and are able to troubleshoot on a manufacturing line.
Forest City Gear Company
ChicagoInno At the official groundbreaking of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in October, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that he was "excited about the unknowns we're about to discover." Today, the DMDII gave the public a peak at these unknowns, announcing new "project calls" for seven separate research and development projects. U.S.-based rare earth explorers RioSol and its Peruvian mining arm Compañia Minera Rio Sol, which announced last month a significant rare earth element and poly-metallic claim discovery, said the site holds the highest rare earth ranges in the South American country.
Star SU LLC.
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