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McInnes Rolled Rings
Motor Authority
Fisker has recruited a former top manufacturing executive at Toyota and Volkswagen to help lay the groundwork for production of an electric SUV to rival the Tesla Model Y. 
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design
Sumitomo Corp of Americas is allying with Bell, a provider of vertical lift aircraft and one of the companies in the up-and-coming air mobility industry. Together, Sumitomo Corp. and Bell will conduct market research, improve upon existing technologies and build new businesses to provide high-quality services at affordable prices within the air mobility space.
Addressing the skills gap starts by sparking interest in manufacturing, says one of the nation’s most recent industrial success stories, Steve Staub
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
Financial markets enter the new year facing increased volatility, but will that slow growth? Economic data has been mostly good, especially jobs numbers.  A slowdown does not imply that a recession is on the horizon. Hear the very latest economic data affecting the gearing industry. AGMA's economists from IHS Economics will review current market conditions and present their outlook for the general economy, key sectors, mechanical power transmission and the user markets for your products. 
Supply Chain Digital
First announced in 2017, Nokia’s ‘Factory in a Box’ solution is a disruptive new project to provide modular and flexible production in a mobile, demand-centric way. Housed in a shipping container, it can provide manufacturing solutions such as 3D advanced manufacturing, robotics and augmented reality. 
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
This year’s AGMA networking event, May 7-8, will allow you to have a hands-on experience on some innovative emerging technology. The presentations on May 7 will be at MxD (formerly DMDII) where you will see the Industrial IoT manufacturing floor and be able to see and touch new technology. One of the tours the next day is Argonne National Laboratory where you will see new research in transportation.
While small business hiring declined in March compared to February, wage growth remains steady across small offices in the United States.
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
The U.S. manufacturing sector lost 6,000 factory jobs in March, mainly driven by employment losses in motor vehicles and parts. This follows a small gain of 1,000 jobs in February.
Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. announced it acquired Baker Industries Inc. and related assets. Baker is a privately held Detroit, Michigan-based provider of custom tooling, parts and fixtures primarily serving automotive and aerospace markets. 
Tech Crunch
The BMW Group and Microsoft announced they would team up in a new effort called the Open Manufacturing Platform, aimed at developing and encouraging more collaborative IoT development in the manufacturing sector, focusing on smart factory solutions and building standards to develop them in areas like machine connectivity and on-premises systems integration.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Gain a basic understanding of steel and its properties. Learn to make use of steel properties in an application and understand the potential that different steel and heat treatment options can offer. Explore how performance of the material depends on how the steel is produced.
PR Newswire
Flexiv Ltd. has ushered in a new generation of industrial robots with the launch of its new robot, Rizon, the world’s first adaptive robot combining direct force control with advanced AI. This paves the way for greater performance and broader scope of robotic tasks across multiple industries including manufacturing, healthcare, retail and more.
Piselli Enterprises, Inc.
Precision Plus, Inc.
Crain’s Cleveland Business
In this week’s Special Report, we explore topics from past and present manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. 
Some industry reports say Additive Manufacturing (AM) will render all other manufacturing obsolete. While that’s almost certainly overblown, at least for the foreseeable future, there’s no doubt that additive for production manufacturing has arrived. 
Forest City Gear Company
3D Printing Industry
Siemens has strengthened its additive manufacturing partnership with EDAG Group, a German-based provider of automotive engineering services. Together, the partners developed the Next Generation Space frame 2.0, a modular aluminum structure with bionically designed and additive manufactured nodes.
Manufacturers face challenging business landscapes as industries converge, data proliferates and virtually everything becomes interconnected. New digital companies are establishing themselves in traditional markets, and changing customer expectations are driving established companies to expand into new areas.
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.
Manufacturing Global
The global workforce is experiencing a generational shift: By 2020, millennials will represent the largest generation in the workplace, at 35%, while the share of baby boomers will drop to 22%.
Advanced Manfuacturing
From commuter jets to communications satellites, the aerospace industry continues to embrace non-traditional manufacturing processes.
Naylor Association Solutions
International Mining
Normet, the fast-growing and highly innovative technology company from Finland is internationally renowned for its exceptional underground operation concepts. 


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