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Business Insider The preliminary Markit US manufacturing PMI reading for October was 54.0 — a five-month high. Economists had estimated that the purchasing manager's index was 52.7, compared to 53.1 prior.
This course explores all factors that go into good gear design from life cycle, load, torque, tooth optimization, and evaluating consequences. Students should have a good understanding of basic gear theory and nomenclature. The world’s factories depend on production lines that were never designed for digital connectivity. These so-called "dumb" machines may be a multitrillion dollar drag on manufacturing, but making these machines "smart" will require significant investments in an industrial Internet of Things (IoT).
Aerospace Manufacturing & Design Airbus Group SE has appointed Dirk Hoke to succeed Bernhard Gerwert as CEO of Airbus Defence and Space (DS) as of April 1, 2016. Hoke, until recently CEO of the Large Drives business unit at Siemens AG, will join Airbus Group on Jan. 1, 2016, as deputy to Bernhard Gerwert.
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Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel The City of Milwaukee may have a contract signed with a streetcar manufacturing company by early next month. "We are very close to finalizing all of the components," said Ghassan Korban, commissioner of the city's Department of Public Works.
IndustryWeek With an improving economy boosting profits and prospects for the manufacturing sector, U.S. manufacturers are eyeing expansion opportunities, both domestically and overseas.
IndustryWeek Toyota Motor overtook scandal-ridden Volkswagen to become the world’s largest carmaker by sales in the nine months to September, according to data released Monday.
Orlando Business Journal It's official: An international automobile equipment maker will open its new Central Florida facility in January 2016, creating dozens of jobs in the process.
The Engineer When the Flying Test Bed A380 aircraft from Airbus hits the skies later this year, it will mark a major milestone in aerospace manufacturing. That is because the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine powering the aircraft will be equipped with the largest civil aero-engine component ever built using 3D-printing techniques.
CTV News Waterloo Region’s pre-eminent drone manufacturer has landed a massive investment. The company announced Friday that it has secured $60 million in funding from Summit Partners, a global growth equity firm.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design GE Aviation has assembled the 1,000th GEnx engine, just five years after the first production engine was built at GE’s Durham, North Carolina, facility. The GEnx engine family is the fastest-selling engine in GE Aviation history with about 1,600 engines on order.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
The Wall Street Journal Is the U.S. entering an industrial recession? Quarterly profits and revenue at big companies, including railroads and truck operators, are poised to decline for the first time in six years.
The Washington Post Google has made a reputation for itself in recent years as a major investor in renewable energy. And this morning, the company announced its newest investment: a wind power project in Kenya that, when completed, will be the continent’s biggest wind farm.
MarketWatch A total of 158,281 cars rolled off the production lines in September, compared with 137,068 for the same month last year, taking the number to date to 1.17 million, compared with 1.13 million a year earlier, the U.K. Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said.
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ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
Bloomberg Business German manufacturing grew the least in five months in October, reflecting a slowdown in emerging markets that’s threatening the global outlook.
Manufacturing Business Technology American auto suppliers that are considering joining the burgeoning Mexican automotive sector need to make decisions in short order, according to a leading industry consultant.
Florida Today The Florida Institute of Technology announced Thursday it will use a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to launch a "Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design," or CAMID, in a 100,000-square-foot facility formerly used by Intersil.
Erwin Junker Machinery, Inc.
North American Windpower DNV GL has teamed up with companies, including Statoil and ExxonMobil, to explore the feasibility of using floating wind turbines to help power offshore oil and gas operations.
European Tool & Mould Making The objective of making an "Intelligent Factory" is based on the principle of industry 4.0, a hi-tech strategy of the German Government and industry associations. The purely technical pre-requisites for it must be delivered by cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things. Just when you thought you’d heard enough about the growing demand for 3D printing in the aerospace and defense industries, yet another announcement comes today marking a new US-led initiative to bolster advanced manufacturing in aerospace parts design and education.
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Rave Gears, LLC
GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc.
Composites World The large-format additive manufacturing machine will produce near net shape parts up to 10 by 10 by 5 feet and provide post-process machining and trimming functions as well.
EurekAlert While various grades of steel have been developed over the past 50 years, steel surfaces have remained largely unchanged -- and unimproved. Now, researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have demonstrated a way to make steel stronger, safer and more durable.
The Chicago Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and World Business Chicago (WBC) are hosting an event to present information on the latest trends in manufacturing.  The event will address Cyber-Physical Innovations improving Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations, Reshoring, Capital Investments & Workforce Investments.  For more information about the event which is taking place in Chicago on November 2, 2015, please visit the following link.
ElectronicsWeekly.comAs a nation, for many years we've lamented the poor state of the UK robotics market. According to a 2014 report by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), countries including China, Japan, the United States, Korea and Germany account for 70 per cent of global robot sales.
PR NewswireThe machine tools market in the US is seeing the development of numerical control (NC) and computer numerical control (CNC) machines in the mid and small-scale industries. This has led to a shift from manually-controlled conventional machines to new and advanced machines, which can be operated using programmed commands and computers to boost productivity.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc. Local officials in Waukesha, Wisconsin, are focused on finding new jobs for 350 General Electric workers after the company reiterated its plans to move production to Canada.
Logistics Management Usage of lean manufacturing components and programs is on the rise among manufacturing and distribution companies, with more than 71 percent utilizing a 5S methodology.
Cycle World Car and Driver magazine recently proposed that "turbo-compounding is the next big thing in energy recovery." We pull down any one of the standard internal combustion engine texts and see that the chemical energy of the fuel goes into three big channels: power to the crankshaft, heat rejection to coolant, and exhaust energy.
Specialty Steel Treating, Inc.
CIO Teradata today introduced two new software services — Teradata Listener and Teradata Aster Analytics on Hadoop — aimed at helping customers operationalize Internet of Things (IoT) data.
Plastics Technology Our editors get asked that question a lot. I remember decades ago that Bill Gates predicted a time in the future when every desk in the world—office and home—would have a PC on its surface. Lots of folks chuckled at the Microsoft executive, believing his soothsaying was merely self-serving. They stopped chuckling long ago.
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