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McInnes Rolled Rings
Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living has announced a collaboration with Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British supercar manufacturing company. Together, the two companies will co-develop innovative 3D printing applications for the new BAC Mono R and showcase the potential of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry thanks to weight reduction and increased customizability. 
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First Gear Engineering & Technology
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
Gear Solutions
After months of investigation, AGMA’s Emerging Technology Committee has found that additive manufacturing, particularly 3D printing, has the potential to provide many opportunities for gear manufacturers. 
Machine Design
ZapGo technology enables aging grid infrastructure to support electric vehicle (EV) fast charging. Charging units installed at filling stations could be outfitted with Carbon-Ion (C-Ion) cells. The chargers would store electric energy at night and off-peak to provide EV drivers with cost-effective electricity. Vehicles will then be charged from the stored energy, not directly from the grid. 
Gearbox and driveline design, analysis and optimisation

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New Atlas
A Tel Aviv-based company is making a push to revolutionize the architecture of future automobiles. REE has developed a massively modular platform that squeezes the entire motor, transmission, steering, suspension, brakes and more into the wheel bay, enabling a full range of vehicle types. 
Komatsu is delivering 17 Komatsu 830E-5 and nine Komatsu 930E-5 trucks to Boliden’s mines in Sweden and Norway. The 830E-5 is a diesel truck with an electric drive train. Komatsu said the truck’s technology significantly reduces diesel exhaust emissions and will comply with Stage V haul truck regulation, a European Union directive limiting emissions from non-road mobile machinery.
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Come hear presentations from leaders in electric drive technology, blockchain, contract negotiation, and much more at the inaugural MPT Conference, held in conjunction with the Motion + Power Technology Expo, October 16-17 in Detroit. The full conference price is $295. Seats will fill fast, make sure you register early. 
New Atlas
Bentley celebrates its 100th birthday in grand fashion today, but instead of looking back, it's taking a look at what ultra-luxury will mean in the year 2035—and gettin' kind of weird with it. Much more than just a simple A-to-B shuttle, the autonomous electric EXP 100 GT concept creates experiences to be reveled in, captured, remembered and relived.
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Automotive News
From the Model T to Model X, the past century has achieved automotive evolution that astounds as much as it imbues promise for innovation yet to come. Manufacturers with an eye to the future know that potential lies heavily in digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industries over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum. 
Market Watch
The New York Fed’s Empire State manufacturing survey’s main index rebounded 12.9 points to 4.3 in July, the New York Fed said Monday. Economists had expected a reading of 0.5, according to Econoday.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Clean Technica
Just over two years ago, SF Motors purchased the former AM General factory in Mishawaka, Ind. They planned to spend about $30 million to retool it and manufacture “intelligent” electric cars, but plans to begin production in Mishawaka have been put on hold. SF Motors, owned by China’s Sokon Industry Group, has its U.S. headquarters in Silicon Valley and a research and development center in Ann Arbor, Mich.
The Brookings Institute found that while 58% see manufacturing as vital to the U.S. economy, only 17% are confident in its future.
Piselli Enterprises, Inc.
Precision Plus, Inc.
China is exporting deflation to the rest of the world. The tariff tension between the Trump and Xi administrations has greatly pressured the Chinese manufacturing sector this year. While cutting prices is one way to offset a 25% tariff—possibly the only way—that’s just not sustainable. 
PR Newswire
Ascent Aerospace, a leading provider of aerospace tooling systems, factory automation and integrated solutions, is excited to announce its recent investment of a Large Scale Additive Manufacturing machine from Thermwood Corporation, a technology leader and manufacturer of CNC and 3D printing equipment.
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
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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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Gear Solutions
Controlling distortion is of key importance during the case hardening process for the production of gear components. By effective control of distortion and the variation of distortion, significant costs in post-heat treatment machining processes can be avoided. In some cases, it is even possible to eliminate all post- machining operations.
Carnegie Mellon University
Additive manufacturing (AM) is a game-changer for the field of manufacturing, enabling significant savings of cost, time and materials. In traditional manufacturing, parts are manufactured in large quantities at centralized factories, then shipped out to consumers. But with the growth of AM, many wonder whether this technology will cause a shift from this centralized model to a more distributed model, in which facilities in different locations coordinate to fil manufacturing needs.
Forest City Gear Company
Clearance Jobs
At one time, manufacturing in the U.S. was the powerhouse of all the industries. In 1947 (post-WWII) it accounted for 25% of all value added to the American economy—more than any other industry at the time. Today, things are different. 
3D Printing Industry
A veteran of the 2D printing industry, Cheryl MacLeod has been leading various R&D projects at HP for over 25 years. In 2017, around the time the company announced extensions to its Multi Jet Fusion line, MacLeod made the move to the company’s 3D printing business, and now serves as Global Head of 3D Fusion Science and Materials Expansion. 
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.
TCT Magazine
Sandvik has had a play in the AM market since 2013, looking to harness its wealth of experience in materials and post-processing methods to bring powder alloys to market and advise customers through the entire 3D printing process. Earlier this year, the company integrated its powder division into its additive manufacturing division to bring these offerings together under one business unit. 
3D Printing Media Network
Founded in 1969, Elnik Instruments, Inc. was established as a wholly owned subsidiary of W.H. Joens & Co. GMBH, to market the company’s line of temperature controllers, recorders and programmers. Today, Elnik Systems manufactures the most advanced metal injection molding (MIM) first stage debinding and second stage debinding/sintering furnace equipment. 
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