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Interesting Engineering
Technology is rapidly changing the way our cities look at the way in which we interact with them. This is no more evident than in transportation. Autonomous electric vehicles are becoming more commonplace ranging from passenger cars to autonomous mass transport. At CES 2019 Schaeffler will unveil even more innovation for the mobility of the future.
Electronics Weekly
CEVA has announced CEVA-BX an all-purpose hybrid DSP/controller architecture to address algorithms of digital signal processing in voice, video, communication, sensing, and digital signal control applications.
Giant OEMs may be able to develop 3D-printed parts in-house, but airlines and MROs will likely have to partner with 3D specialists to develop replacement parts in the aftermarket. Two major airline MROs, Etihad Airways Engineering and Lufthansa Technik, have chosen to partner with Germany’s EOS.
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
Euro Weekly News
Technology transfer is more intensive in the Formula E project than ever before in the history of the BMW Group. In particular, the fact that the BMW Group developed the fifth generation of their electric drive themselves again, thereby creating an excellent infrastructure for production and development, provides great advantages for the Formula E project.
Manufacturing companies are realizing the importance of data collection and analytics to remaining competitive in the industry by increasing their investments in the area and shifting their focus to solution providers that offer local solutions to enterprise-level problems.
Toyoda Machinery
High-Speed Axis Synchronization Technology – The Newest Innovation Redefining Gear Manufacturing
High-speed synchronization technology has reshaped standard gear manufacturing by producing parts with more accuracy, less time, and less cost. Built into Toyoda's Gear Skiving Machining Centers, this innovative technology takes five processes, traditionally spread across five separate machines, and integrates them into one compact machining center.
Learn more about gear machining with skiving technology
Associated Press
More and more, the Internet of things (Iot) is changing our world. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Bosch is showing what it is already capable of today, from a concept for a shuttle vehicle that makes a new kind of mobility tangible, to fridges with connectivity that give advice on food storage, to smart lawn mowers that learn by doing.
Gear Manufacturing and Inspection | Jan. 29-31 in Fort Worth, TX
Discover key factors in the inspection process that lead to better design of gears. Develop a broad understanding of the methods used to manufacture and inspect gears. Interpret how the resultant information can be applied and interpreted in the design process. This course also includes a tour of Integrated Machinery Solutions. 
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Gain a better understanding of various types of gears and bearings. Learn about the limitation and capabilities of rolling element bearings and the gears that they support.  Grasp an understanding of how to properly apply the best gear-bearing combination to any gearbox from simple to complex. 
Associated Press via The Seattle Times
The aerospace industry on the U.S. Gulf Coast received a boost Thursday as Airbus said it will fulfill two new aircraft orders at an expanding manufacturing operation in Alabama.
The latest airline venture from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, provisionally named Moxy, has signed a fixed order for 60 A220-300 aircraft, Airbus as announced. At the same time, JetBlue has placed a firm order for 60 A220-300 aircraft.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Search ERP
New smart manufacturing technologies, including industrial IoT, are at the forefront of a digital transformation in manufacturing. But companies must be careful about how they implement systems that make facilities smarter.
The ever-increasing competition in the manufacturing world makes it necessary to find new, efficient ways to speed up the process while remaining accurate and productive. While flying robots and miracle technologies may promise to reshape the industry, we still have a way to go until full automation, and thus the most important asset on the manufacturing floor in 2019 will remain its people.
SKF (U.K.) Limited
Giving design engineers a competitive edge
With new SKF SimPro Quick single-shaft bearing simulation software you can quickly, easily, and accurately evaluate the design of your bearing arrangements and their field performance. Explore design alternatives, with more parameters, faster than ever before. Choose the best possible arrangement for your machine design, and validate directly with SKF bearing and application experts. See how much you could benefit from using SKF SimPro Quick.
Take a FREE trial today!
The Get Into Gears Toolkit is designed to help companies attract operator level employees. Webinar participants will be introduced to the Toolkit materials and User Manual, along with suggestions on how and where to use the items. Toolkit materials include an industry career video, Powerpoint presentation, email and social media graphics, and customizable posters, print ads, brochures and postcards. Participants will learn how to customize the material with their own company logo and contact information. 
Robotics Business Review
Humantics Corp., which is developing microlocation products and software for industrial applications, today announced raising $28 million in an oversubscribed Series A1 funding round.
Forest City Gear Company
The U.S. Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) ended 2018 in expansion mode as defined by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). However, there appear to be worrying signs within the components of the index that point to a downturn in manufacturing activity.
It was predicted years ago and now it’s happened: a desktop metal 3D printer.The Additec uPrinter can work with conventional metal powders as well as metal wire, which is much more affordable and safer to handle. Additec’s patented LMD-WP (Laser Metal Deposition-Wire Powder) process is a form of direct energy deposition (DED) where a powerful laser melts a jetted stream of metal powder as it makes contact with the surface of the part, building up with repetitive layers.
3D Printing Industry
Late in 2018, leading industrial printer manufacturer EOS launched details of an upcoming “million laser” technology. Termed LaserProFusion, this polymer additive manufacturing method is “potentially limitless” in output, producing complex, serialized, strong and lightweight components in a matter of seconds per piece.
Evonik Oil Additives USA, Inc.
Gear-up for Efficiency
Industrial gear oils are transformed with Evonik’s NUFLUX™ technology. Geared for higher performance with lower formulation cost, Evonik additive technology provides a premium solution backed up by OEM approvals, industry standards and performance tests. You’ll find a broad range of viscosity grades suitable for various demanding industrial gear applications.
For more information, contact the Oil Additives specialists at Evonik-Let it flow.
Volkswagen brought journalists to its glass factory in Dresden for the world premier of the automaker’s Modular Electric Drive Matrix, or MEB, platform, which the company promises will be the “economic and technological backbone” behind its goal to bring EVs from niche into the mainstream.
No matter how much IoT technology you buy, if you don’t make significant attitudinal changes, you can’t realize its full potential.
Naylor Association Solutions
According to the National Safety Council, fatigue costs U.S. employers more than $130 billion a year in health-related lost productivity.
Interesting Engineering
Pure chance, or incompetence, depending on your point of view, has led to some significant scientific discoveries in the past. These accidental science discoveries are proof positive of that.


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