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McInnes Rolled Rings
Join us in Pittsburgh, PA October 2-4, 2016 for the FTM. Applied research will be presented in five content areas: Manufacturing, Inspection and Quality Control; Materials & Heat Treatment; Application and Design & Rating; Efficiency, Lubrication, Noise and Vibration; and Gear Wear and Failure.
Design News
Last week’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) drew more than 111,000 registrants from 112 countries to see 15,000 new machine tools, controls, computers, software and components of virtually all kinds.
Dana Press Release
In support of secured new business, Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) announced that it plans to construct a state-of-the-art gear manufacturing facility in Europe. The establishment of this Spicer® gear factory in Győr, Hungary, will serve as a significant enabler to further satisfy the regional needs of Dana's global customers.
Brad Foote Gear Works, Inc.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
American Stress Technologies
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "IoT Sensors Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015-2023" the IoT sensors market was valued at US$4.90 bn in 2014 and is expected to reach US$34.75 bn by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 24.5% during forecast period.
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 insights gained from big data analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to drive greater manufacturing intelligence and operations performance is considered essential by 68% of manufacturers. 
Gear Solutions
Many top gear manufacturers are adopting machine vision systems as a means of seamlessly yielding higher productivity, as the system can operate inline with existing manufacturing processes.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Ford engineers Doug Martin and John Rollinger developed a system to collect, filter and pump water directly from the air conditioning system into a cup located in a vehicle cup holder. 
The last gasoline-powered car will have to be sold by about 2035 to put the world on track to limit global warming to the most stringent goal set by world leaders last year, a study said last week.
Manufacturing Business Technology
(VIDEO) University researchers in Canada and Hong King developed a model to analyze trade corridors between Asia and North American and Europe, and found that airships could provide an entirely new way for companies to reach global markets.
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
The Arabelle steam turbine has a name befitting a European princess, but it’s anything but dainty. The machine—the largest steam turbine ever built—is longer than an Airbus 380 and taller than the average man. A pair of them, each capable of producing 1,770 megawatts—is now set to cross the English Channel to provide energy for generations.
Local Motors press release
Local Motors has launched a new division—Forth by LM. Forth is a crowd-powered, Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and related services that enables companies to transform and digitize their product development process using co-creation and micro-manufacturing.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
(VIDEO) In this episode, carbon nanotube transistors that can outperform their silicon rivals and Volvo’s autonomous truck navigating a mine.
The backpack-sized jet engine was built by a team of technicians, machinists and engineers who work at a GE Aviation’s Additive Development Center outside Cincinnati, a lab focused on developing additive manufacturing, a next-generation technique that can make complex 3D structures by melting metal powder layer upon layer. They built the engine over the course of several years to test the technology’s abilities and to work on a side project together.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
Modern Machine Shop
How do you let potential customers see your machines and manufacturing capabilities when they can’t spend the time and money to leave work and fly across the country to visit your facility? Gilman Precision of Grafton, Wisconsin, is taking an unusual approach to showcasing its capabilities: offering a virtual tour using Google Street View, a web service that provides 360-degree views of specific locations. In this instance, the location is Gilman’s facility.
New York Times
Kato Manufacturing, based in the blue-collar enclave of Gifu Prefecture, in central Japan, is a microcosm of the country’s industrial evolution. The family-run metal shop, which was started 128 years ago, originally made simple farming tools for what was then a largely agrarian society. When Japan morphed into a manufacturing giant, churning out automobiles and electronics for the world, Kato supplied the metallic equivalent of skeletons: sculpted frames and housings that gave products their shape.
Automotive News
Why is Ford Motor CO. so interested in becoming a mobility provider? That’s easy. It’s executives see a day in the not-too-distant future when Ford will earn far bigger profit margins from helping customers get around in vehicles they don’t own than from selling them cars and trucks.
Within the next decade, farming as we know it is expected to be revolutionized by the use of self-driving tractors and robots that can perform time-consuming tasks now done by humans.
Metso Minerals
International Shipping News
The global shipping industry is suffering from a significant slowdown. Cosco Shipping, a market leader in the Asian shipping industry, reported a rmb7.2bn loss for the first six months of 2016, a quadrupling of their losses compared to the same period last year. This was followed by a bankruptcy filing by Hanjin Shipping, a Large South Korean shipping line, on August 31st. As a result, 66 ships with cargo worth $14.5bn were cast adrift at sea due to concerns about whether docking costs would be paid.
Railway Gazette
UK: Representatives of the rail sector have welcomed the publication on September 13 of the government’s rail freight strategy, which has been developed in collaboration with operators and customers as well as infrastructure manager Network Rail.
Star SU LLC.
Bourn & Koch Inc.
AMS Coatings


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