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McInnes Rolled Rings
Business Insider
A preliminary reading on U.S. manufacturing activity in November indicated a slowdown during the month. Markit's flash U.S. manufacturing purchasing manager's index (PMI) came in at 52.6, the lowest level in 25 months. 
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. Papers should be original to the AGMA audience (not a previously published paper), technically accurate, relevant, and free of commercialism.
Machine Tool Builders
United Tool Supply
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
Two £10 million manufacturing research hubs that will address major, long-term challenges facing the UK's manufacturing industries, and capture opportunities from emerging research were announced today by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson.
Community College of Vermont (CCV) is partnering with GE Aviation and Adecco Staffing USA, part of the world’s largest recruitment and workforce solutions provider, to offer a Certified Production Technician (CPT) course in Rutland, which began last week. This course is the first step in establishing a manufacturing pipeline to help GE address a skills gap at its Vermont facility, and to help workers receive the necessary training to fill open positions. Courses like the CPT help workers advance their careers by developing specialized skills that GE and other Vermont manufacturers are looking for in their new employees.
Since the end of 2007, 1.4 million waiter and bartender jobs have been added to the national economy, while 1.4 million manufacturing jobs have been lost.
Madison Record
Illinois had a month of strong job gains in October, with the state picking up 14,100 jobs during the month, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS. Illinois also saw solid growth in its labor force and household employment, according to the BLS’ household survey. Overall, the October jobs report is a bright spot in another year of weak job creation. However, Illinois lost another 1,900 manufacturing jobs in October, meaning the Land of Lincoln lost factory jobs in nine of the first 10 months of 2015.
Politifact Wisconsin
In making the transition from state lawmaker to a U.S. Congressman, Republican Glenn Grothman has learned a few things about national issues -- and his new district.

As a candidate in 2014, Grothman -- like the other Republicans seeking the open seat -- opposed the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Grothman called the agency a form of "corporate welfare" and promised not to support the institution. But employers in his district told him they are heavy users of the bank, which helps companies sell their goods and services in foreign countries by providing financing for export deals.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
The design of an optimum gear set requires the coordinated effort of the gear design engineer, the gear metallurgist, and the bearing system engineer. The instructors of this course are a gear design engineer and a metallurgist who have worked collaboratively on projects for more than 40 years. Learn the roles of each of these professionals and how collaborative efforts can provide better outcomes. Additional information on gear-related problems, failures, and improved processing procedures will be reviewed.
Crain’s New York Business
Manufacturing jobs are growing again in New York City, says a report released Thursday by the Center for an Urban Future, and Mayor Bill de Blasio's new industrial plan could further bolster this crucial sector for middle-class jobs.
Sandvik Cormant Co.
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
The AGMA Marketplace is a user-friendly forum designed to bring suppliers and end-users together. Available whenever you need it, AGMA Marketplace makes it easy to locate products and professional services in the gear industry.
In 1973, Daniel Bell wrote a book, "The Coming of Post-Industrial Society," in which he described how the U.S. economy was transitioning from being manufacturing-based to becoming service-based. He correctly predicted the global diffusion of capital, trade deficits and the relative decline of the manufacturing sector.
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), the world’s No.1 heavy machinery maker, put another nail in the mining industry’s coffin after reporting that its sales declined again in October, marking the 35th straight month of sustained drops.

The Peoria-based firm’s performance is often seen as a gauge of the health of the global economy, as its machines are huge, expensive, and used in different kinds of projects to which companies and governments are only likely to commit if they're confident in the economic outlook and their financial standing.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Back in 2002, Tom Kundig was facing a unique design problem. The architect, of Seattle firm Olson Kundig, was working on a lakefront cabin in northern Idaho for a young family that intended to use the home as a summer retreat—and the family had an unusual request. "Wouldn’t it be great," Kundig recalls the client asking, "if you could take off the front end of this house and just open it to the lake?"
German automobile company BMW is celebrating 25 years of additive manufacturing. The car giant first introduced 3D printing technology to its Rapid Technologies Center in 1990, before building its first 3D printed prototype parts on a stereolithography machine in 1991.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
Rave Gears, LLC
Considered an industry leader in the development composite additive manufacturing technology, software and materials, Arevo Labs has today introduced a first-of-its-kind Robotic Additive Manufacturing Platform (RAM) for faster and more efficient production of ultra-strong thermoplastic 3D printed composite parts. Combining a commercially available 6-axis robotic system from ABB Robotics with FDM 3D printing technology, end-effector hardware, and a comprehensive software suite, the RAM Platform allows for the 3D printing of high-performance carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics, resulting in complex composite parts that can be used in defense, aerospace, automotive and other demanding industries.
TCT Magazine
UK-based metal powders specialist LPW Technology talks about setting itself the challenge of solving the problems of the metal powders market to enable AM to go into full production. MD and founder Dr. Phil Carroll gives us an insight into what's new and what we can expect from the company in the near future. 
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design
Derby, United Kingdom – Rolls-Royce is further expanding its global network of Authorized Service Centers (ASC) for corporate aircraft under its CorporateCare service provision for customers.
Tech Target
Analysts say tablet use is on the rise in the manufacturing sector. As an illustration, here's a look at how Kawasaki Motors is using mobility to drive operational efficiencies.
Specialty Steel Treating, Inc.
Daimler Trucks plans to invest $375 million to bring production of medium-duty engines to its manufacturing facility in the Detroit area.

Daimler Trucks says the new production at its Redford Township facility will add more than 158 jobs. The announcement was made Friday in conjunction with the launch of production of the company's Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission.
A newly released report predicts that the number of vehicle miles driven by Americans each year will climb by 1 trillion by 2050. The analysis by auditing firm KPMG however, added that due to potential technological advances, the increase could end up becoming much larger.
Bourn & Koch Inc.
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