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McInnes Rolled Rings
New Atlas
A much-awaited reveal of the Tesla semi electric truck took place in Hawthorne, California, in typical Elon Musk style. Speculation prior to the presentation was substantially exceeded with its claimed range well beyond the 300 miles (500 km) expected and acceleration figures that place the unloaded tractor unit in sports car territory.
AGMA Webinar – December 7, 2017
With the recent and rapid uptick in the need for gearing components, companies are turning to their suppliers demanding faster turnaround and better quality, all at a reduced cost in order to give them the leg up over their competition and make their businesses more productive and profitable.
IBM’s Watson IoT sees all and might even know it all. In a new simulation, you can feel what it is like to have it working for you.
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
National Association of Manufacturers
New durable goods orders decreased 1.2 percent in October, ending two straight months of solid gains in August and September. The decline in October stemmed largely from significant reductions in defense and nondefense aircraft and parts orders, which can often be highly volatile from month to month. 
China unveiled a three-year plan to boost the core strength of the its manufacturing sectors, the top state planner said on Monday, in an effort to integrate big data with the real economy.
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American manufacturers need thousands, even tens of thousands, of highly skilled, workers capable of installing, operating and maintaining the new generation of digitally enabled technologies that are changing the face of manufacturing. They need them today, not several years down the road.
Manufacturing Global
Digitalization has cut a swath across almost every industry and manufacturing is no exception. Already a leader in implementing Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics programs, manufacturers appear to recognize the opportunities that the digital economy can bring. That’s just as well, considering the changes the manufacturing industry faces.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) dubbed Fury has just gotten an engine upgrade. Previously, the UAV has proven an endurance of 12 hours. Now, Lockheed Martin has integrated the 1803 engine, which will allow Fury to sustain 15 hours of continuous flight.
AGMA – Gear Education
Explore the supporting elements of a gearbox that allows gears and bearings to do their jobs most efficiently. Learn about seals, lubrication, lubricants, housings, breathers, and other details that go into designing gearbox systems. 
Metal Powder Products, Inc.
Specialty Ring Products
The Seattle Times (via Associated Press)
Japan’s October exports grew 14 percent over a year earlier on strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data released Monday showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall more than 40 percent from the year before.
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in October after three straight months of hefty gains, but a sustained increase in shipments pointed to robust business investment and economic momentum as the year winds down.
Texas manufacturing activity slowed sharply in November, though manufacturers retain around the same level of confidence about the next six months as they did in October. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’s monthly Texas Manufacturing Outlook production index lost 10.5 points versus last month, with the November reading of the gauge standing at 15.1. 
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
In the past two decades, output growth in U.S. manufacturing has been concentrated in only a few industries, including pharmaceuticals, electronics and aerospace. Most other manufacturing industries have experienced slower growth or real declines in value added. More broadly, the decline of manufacturing has diminished prospects for the US middle class, contributing two-thirds of the fall in labor’s share of US GDP.
Motley Fool
It's not hard to see the overlying reason why Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)stock is up nearly 50 percent in 2017 at the time of this writing. The simple explanation is that earnings expectations have more than doubled since the start of its financial year as management raised full-year 2017 adjusted profit per share guidance from $2.90 to $6.25.
The GRSL Gear Rolling System with Laser revolutionizes gear measuring and sets a new standard for throughput where high speed, high volume testing is required. It provides both double flank roll testing as well as analytical index and involute measurement on all teeth during the same inspection cycle in a matter of seconds. 
Seco Warwick
Seco/Warwick has partnered with a tool manufacturer in North America to custom design a unique pit-type tempering furnace system to increase production capacity. This system will be utilized for heat treating power tool components and was specifically designed to fit into a limited footprint within the existing facility layout.
Forest City Gear Company
AGMA – Gear Education
Learn what is required for the design of an optimum gear set and the importance of the coordinated effort of the gear design engineer, the gear metallurgist, and the bearing system engineer. Investigate gear‐related problems, failures and improved processing procedures.
KISSsoft Release 03/2017 has a new function, the "Groups box," which lists a selection of predefined gear stages. These gear stages can be added to the model tree structure and combined in any way you like. 
Perfection Machinery Sales Inc.
Modern Machine Shop
A panel discussion at the recent Top Shops Conference focused on various points of view regarding the value of connecting machine tools to a network for monitoring performance and recording results. Because machine monitoring helps a shop make better decisions about manufacturing processes, it is a good example of data-driven manufacturing in action.
American Stress Technologies


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