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Mazda is adding to its advanced manufacturing portfolio by adopting electrical and electronic design software from Mentor, a Siemens subsidiary. As autos become increasingly complex and data-hungry, a robust and stable electrical and electronic system is a must for cutting-edge automakers.  
MPT Conference
Join us for the new MPT Conference at the Motion + Power Technology Expo one of 16 speakers includes Kirk Rogers, PhD, Senior ADDvisorSM, The Barnes Group Advisors. The additive manufacturing/3D metal printing scene has exploded in the last three years with several new players and several new technologies. Kirk will outline the seven different additive manufacturing technologies, as defined by ASTM Committee F42. He will discuss how these technologies can be used to manufacture complex geometries and how it can reduce gear systems inertia through the use of advanced designs that are difficult to manufacture conventionally. He will also provide the most up-to-date information on new players from the eyes of someone who has spent more than 20 years in this space.
First Gear Engineering & Technology
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
Supply Chain
These are all factors that make transparency both more vital and more complex. To see why having a full understanding of the complexity of detailed stock tracking for regulatory and safety purposes in the process manufacturing industry, let’s take a look at one of those most scrutinised industries of all, pharma.
Manufacturing Global
The partnership has been formed with the intention of expanding the charging network in Europe in anticipation of the growing market. Has·to·be already provides software for some of the Volkswagen Group’s stations.
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Yahoo! Finance
The United States manufacturing sector has lost a lot of momentum, but one industry advocate claims there’s a lot of untapped potential for growth. Titan Gilroy, the founder and CEO of manufacturing company Titans of CNC, told Yahoo Finance’s On The Move that picking up manufacturing skills during his time in prison changed his whole life.
MachineMetrics Industrial IoT Platform for discrete manufacturing announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Industrial Software Competency status. This designation recognizes that MachineMetrics has demonstrated technical proficiency building solutions for discrete manufacturing. 
3D Printing Industry
North Carolina-based hybrid manufacturing company Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM) has announced a partnership with Colorado-based additive manufacturing material developer Elementum 3D. Under the collaboration, Elementum 3D will supply KAM with previously unprintable advanced materials for additive manufacturing that KAM will use on its industrial additive manufacturing systems.
Naylor Association Solutions
Learn the fundamentals of gear manufacturing in this hands-on course. Gain an understanding of gearing and nomenclature, principles of inspection, gear manufacturing methods, and hobbing and shaping. Utilizing manual machines, develop a deeper breadth of perspective and understanding of the process and physics of making a gear as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in working with CNC equipment commonly in use. This course is taught at Daley College. A shuttle bus is available each day to transport students to and from the hotel.
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U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates again next month.
Xometry, a global manufacturing-as-a-service company has grabbed the headlines with a $55 million Series D funding round which sees Bosch Venture Capital, Dell Technologies Capital and financial firm Greenspring Associates join the ranks of its investors.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Gain a solid and fundamental understanding of gear geometry, types and arrangements, and design principles. Starting with the basic definitions of gears, conjugate motion, and the Laws of Gearing, learn the tools needed to understand the inter-relation and coordinated motion operating within gear pairs and multi-gear trains. Basic gear system design process and gear measurement and inspection techniques will also be explained. In addition, the fundamentals of understanding the step-wise process of working through the iterative design process required to generate a gear pair will be reviewed. Learn the steps and issues involved in design refinement and some manufacturing considerations. An explanation of basic gear measurement techniques, how measurement equipment and test machines implement these techniques, and how to interpret the results from these basic measurements will also be covered.
Before harmonizing new technology onto the manufacturing floor, critical steps include determining the business problems to be solved and securing buy-in from all stakeholders, industry leaders said recently during an AeroDef conference panel talk on manufacturing production harmonization. 
Piselli Enterprises, Inc.
Precision Plus, Inc.
French startup Transition-One has developed retrofitting technology that adds an electric engine, batteries and a connected dashboard into older diesel models of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Volkswagen, Renault and PSA Group for about 8,500 Euros (or 5,000 euros after government subsidies in France).
3D Print
In ‘Pore elimination mechanisms during 3D printing of metals,’ researchers from around the world explore more about refining laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology through the use of imaging and modeling techniques meant to prevent porosity.
American Stress Technologies
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TCT Magazine
Jigs, fixtures and other tools utilised in manufacturing can be the backbone of a production floor. Jigs and fixtures can be off-the-shelf, but often manufacturers will custom design their own manufacturing aids for unique operations to their products. Additive manufacturing (AM) eliminates cost, lead time and design barriers to adopt manufacturing aids on the shop floor.
Design News
An MIT team has developed a system to design and 3D-print complex, multifunctional robotic actuators based on numerous specifications.
Forest City Gear Company
Gear Technology
Mahr Inc., a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment and solutions, recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Midwest Regional Customer Center. Located in the Detroit area in Wixom, Mich., the facility features an extensive demonstration area, fully equipped with the very latest machines, systems and precision gages from the Mahr portfolio. 
Tesla is losing its head of “manufacturing quality” at it Fremont factory to Gibson Guitar Corporation this month. J. Eric Purcell has been working at Tesla for almost seven years. He held several positions including “director of manufacturing for body, stamping, and tool & die” at the Fremont, Calif., factory.
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.
Machine Design
The world’s average robot density is 74 robots per 10,000 employees, according to the World Robot Statistics. With 189 robots per 10,000 employees, the U.S. sits comfortably above the average. However, despite welcoming robotics to automotive production lines as early as the 1960s, the nation is still perceived as keeping automation at arm’s length.
Take a deep dive into the gear industry at AGMA’s Fall Technical Meeting. This meeting brings together top researchers from across the globe who will provide the latest information on their peer-reviewed gear industry research. Network with the industry experts, academics, and engineers; ask your burning questions; and see what is in the future of this industry.
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