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McInnes Rolled Rings
Engineering 360
Ford Motor said it will close six assembly and component manufacturing plants in Europe by the end of 2020 affecting around 12,000 jobs. 
The NFPA and the American Gear Manufacturers Association (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.
First Gear Engineering & Technology
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
3D Printing Industry
Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) intriduced a unique concept vehicle integrating additive manufacturing. In tandem with its debut, the ERL has been introduced as the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC) and is expected to be the largest Volkswagen vehicle research facility outside Germany. 
Joel Neidig, CEO and Co-founder of SIMBA Chain will be a presenter at the upcoming Motion + Power Technology Conference, October 16-17 in Detroit. Blockchain has many manufacturing applications. Automotive supply chains are one of several use cases that will be discussed for this topic. A few appealing applications of blockchain for automobile manufacturers are the ability to record the transfer of individual parts from suppliers to a manufacturing facility, which parts are on a specific automobile, the completion of an automobile on the assembly line, the delivery to the dealership, and all final sale information. While tracking may be in place inside the manufacturer, blockchain could play a crucial role in transparency with suppliers and consumers.
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New Atlas
NASA has awarded Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Astrobotic a US$5.6 million contract to build a new suitcase-sized robotic lunar rover that could land on the Moon as soon as 2021. One of 12 proposals selected as part of the agency's Lunar Surface and Instrumentation and Technology Payload (LSITP) program, the 24-lb (11-kg) MoonRanger rover is designed to operate autonomously on week-long missions within 0.6 mi (1 km) of its lander.
Manufacturing Global
3D printing firm ExOne and manufacturing giant Siemens have announced a partnership that sees the latter’s software implemented in the former’s hardware.
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
Manufacturing has a critical shortage of skilled workers — more than 2 million are needed now, and the problem is getting worse. But very few women are rushing to fill the gap. 
New Atlas
Toyota has fitted out an experimental Prius with a fresh rooftop solar kit to explore the limits of sun-powered road travel. Unlike the previous solar panels to adorn its plug-in hybrid, the new array will be capable of charging the vehicle while it is on the move, a feature that is hoped to give range and efficiency a significant boost. 
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
An Indian court allowed ArcelorMittal’s $6 billion purchase of a bankrupt steel company, paving the way for tycoon Lakshmi Mittal to enter the world’s second-biggest market. Shares of Arcelor advanced in Amsterdam.
Learn how to improve gear designs and gain new insight into concepts presented through illustrations and demonstrations. Explore all factors that go into good gear design from life cycle, load, torque, tooth, optimization, and evaluating consequences.
Piselli Enterprises, Inc.
Precision Plus, Inc.
Smart manufacturing is, by its very nature, flat. Most businesses — and manufacturing operations are no exception — tend to be organized hierarchically, with layers of employees, supervisors, managers, directors and vice presidents. They’re anything but flat.
Business Journal News Network
The State University of New York (SUNY) will use nearly $8 million in federal funding to create the SUNY New York College Apprenticeship Network (NYCAN). NYCAN is a pre-apprenticeship and on-the-job training program in advanced manufacturing. 
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.
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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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According to Velo3D CEO, Benny Buller, manufacturers are interested in the potential of 3D printing, but there are two main challenges to adopt it.  
Industrial Laser Solutions
GKN Powder Metallurgy has opened its North America powder metallurgy headquarters and additive manufacturing customer center in Auburn Hills, MI. The facility will house 80 employees from the three GKN Powder Metallurgy businesses (Hoeganaes, GKN Sinter Metals, and GKN Additive). 
Forest City Gear Company
Power Mag
July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a dominant form of power generation: commercial operation of the world’s first industrial gas turbine in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1939, and commercial operation of the first gas turbine in the U.S. used to generate electric power — a 3.5-MW General Electric (GE) unit at the Belle Isle Station in Oklahoma City in 1949.
Farm Weekly
Closely linked to the agricultural and mining industries, advanced manufacturing poses great potential in growing and diversifying regional WA’s economy. The Regional Institute researched the best, most effective industries to draw attention to in order to have maximum benefit for regional growth.
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.
Arkansas Business
AEDC-Manufacturing Solutions is a consultant for manufacturers in Arkansas. AEDC-MS is an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards & Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership, or NIST MEP. The center has programs, products and services that focus on business issues like organizational excellence, operational excellence, advanced manufacturing and family business services.  
National Defense
Swedish defense contractor Saab is opening a new production facility in West Lafayette, Ind., that will be focused on building part of the Air Force’s T-X pilot training aircraft. Speaking at the recent 17th U.S.-Sweden Defense Industry Conference the company’s deputy CEO and senior executive vice president, said the facility will be used for advanced manufacturing and testing of its aircraft parts.
Naylor Association Solutions
Ranken’s Supply Chain Management Certificate Program is offered completely online. Topics covered in this 6-course program include Integrated Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Manufacturing and Service Operations, Order Fulfillment and Customer Service, Transportation, and Warehousing. The program curriculum will also prepare students for the Council of Supply Chain Management (CSCM) SCPro Certification.


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