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McInnes Rolled Rings
It’s not an unusual issue: Nearly 75% of manufacturers are facing a moderate-to-severe shortage of skilled workers and that number will only continue to grow as baby boomers go into retirement. Many manufacturers had turned to traditional means of recruitment, but fter years of posting on job boards, billboards and ads on the radio, they still were not receiving the applications they were hoping for. 
The NFPA and AGMA have partnered to co-locate the AGMA Marketing & Forecasting Conference with the 2019 NFPA Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) to bring each organization’s members more of the economic analysis and data they need to be successful.
Manufacturing Global
Swiss technology group Oerlikon has announced the opening of a research and development, and production facility in North Carolina.
First Gear Engineering & Technology
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
American manufacturing has been on a steady growth streak for years now, but that wasn’t always the case. Back in the middle to late 1980s, U.S. industry was mired in a long, severe slump, and had been shedding plants and workers since the 1970s.
Record Herald
This summer, for the seventh year in a row, Sen. Brown's office is partnering with local Ohio companies and organizations to host manufacturing camps for elementary and middle schoolers across the state. Manufacturing is one of Ohio’s most vital industries but too often, students aren’t aware of the opportunities available to them in this field. 
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until reaching 25% on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action to curb illegal immigration.
Learn how to design and apply bevel gear systems from the initial concept through manufacturing and quality control and on to assembly, installation and maintenance. Engage in a practical hands-on guide to the bevel gear design, manufacture, quality control, assembly, installation rating, lubrication and, most especially, application.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
FX Street
China’s manufacturing PMI fell to 49.4 in May, the lowest reading since February and below economists’ estimates of 49.9. This marks the fourth month in six that the reading has been below the 50 contraction/expansion threshold, with the new orders sub-index falling deeper into contraction territory while the new exports sub-index slumped dramatically from 51.4 in April to 49.8.
Crain’s Chicago Business
The Government Accountability offices says MxD, part of the organization formerly known as UI Labs, is one of the 14 hubs around the country that need clearer metrics on whether they’re meeting the goals of the law that created them.
Piselli Enterprises, Inc.
Precision Plus, Inc.
Computer Weekly
Manufacturing still accounts for a large amount of the UK economy, and when it comes to the fourth industrial revolution, the UK has aspirations to be a world leader – but does it have the digital know-how to back it up?
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design
Liability for defects, inconsistent quality, fluctuating supplier costs, increased globalization and device regulations all pose challenges for the medical device industry. If defects are not discovered and corrected during development, patient injury or death can result, and disastrous legal ramifications could face the company.
American Stress Technologies
CASE STUDY DOWNLOAD: Barkhausen Noise vs. Nital Etch
With Barkhausen noise analysis, you can detect near surface stress and micro structural defects due to improper heat treatment and grinding. Unlike traditional nital etch, Barkhausen noise analysis is non-destructive, objective, and repeatable.
  • No scrap or consumables
  • No chemical disposals
  • Safer laboratory and work space
  • Improved traceability and process optimization
In this case study, find out how one transmission manufacturer leverages Barkhausen noise analysis to significantly improve the safety and accuracy of their inspection and cut costs.
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Metal AM
SLM Solutions Group AG, Lübeck, Germany, has opened a new application centre in Shanghai, China, and expanded its Chinese head office, established in 2015. The opening of the new application centre and expansion of its offices is expected further strengthen the company’s presence and support offering to local customers in Asia’s market.
Gear Technology
Industry 4.0 is a relatively simple term, however, it contains complex challenges involving questions of unified standards, safety and the value-added process. Industry 4.0 is networking primarily between widely diverse fields of business and technologies that used to coexist independently and are now expected to enter into a symbiotic relationship to shape tomorrow’s production processes.
Forest City Gear Company
The Fabricator
The publisher of the annual Wohlers Report discusses funding of AM startups and new technologies at the RAPID + TCT 2019 show.
CIO Applications
Despite the tremendous advances in automation and its massive potential, there is a wide range of tasks unaffected by these advancements. Technologies like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are yet to be leveraged for their precision and efficiency.
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.
One of Europe’s leading producers of helical and spur tooth pinion gears has selected a GTG2 gear grinding center from Holroyd Precision to test grind a range of specialized gears and tooth forms.
Today’s Motor Vehicles
General Motors Co. is upgrading its Fort Wayne, Ind., assembly plant to further increase production of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups—especially crew cab models.
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Gear Solutions
From 3D simulation software to LaserPlus and RoboTech, ANCA has been building a tool box of technology for customers to reap the benefits of automation and Industry 4.0.


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