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The IHS Markit’s preliminary September Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report today revealed that the business activity in both the manufacturing and the service sectors in September expanded at a more robust pace than they did in August. 
Elon Musk promised Tesla would soon have a million-mile battery, more than double what drivers can expect today. A new paper suggests he wasn’t exaggerating.
First Gear Engineering & Technology
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
Gear Technology
LMT Tools and Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH are collaborating to continue the success story of the patented ChamferCut method. On the very first day of the EMO show, the two technology partners signed a cooperation contract for the new ChamferCut-CG (collision gear) and ChamferCut-IG (internal gear).With the ChamferCut cutting method offered by LMT Fette, LMT Tools raised the process of chamfering and deburring gears to a new level some years ago. 
Today’s manufacturing companies face almost continual pressure to expand their margins and be more profitable. They also must increase the overall value of their company, build brand equity, meet customer demands and introduce new products in response to ever-changing market conditions. With all these pressures, there are not easy solutions. Manufacturers must simply make do with their existing resources.
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3D Printing Industry
Ohio-based machine tool manufacturer Cincinnati Incorporated has announced a 10-year agreement with 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. In this partnership, Cincinnati Inc. will act as the team’s Official Metal Fabrication and Additive Equipment Provider, it will also become a full-season associate sponsor of the team’s four-car stable.
The MPT Conference will debut at the Motion + Power Technology Expo. The AGMA Emerging Technology committees have secured some powerhouse speakers including Joel Niedig on Blockchain, and VPs from Meritor and Schaeffler discussing electric drive developments. A must attend event – and only $395 for the whole thing.
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In the next 10 years, VW plans to produce around 22 million electric vehicles between 70 new electric models. Volkswagen is also looking to produce its own battery cells in the future.
A Lafayette, Ind., gear manufacturer celebrated 100 years last week with current and former employees and their families along with state and local officials.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
The job of a manufacturing plant manager is a challenging one. They are not only responsible for managing the production, efficiency, quality, safety and overall plant operations on a day-to-day basis. They are also expected to be constantly on the lookout for improvement opportunities to ensure long-term competitiveness of the operation. The mandate requires a delicate balance of focusing on the present with an eye on the future.
Market Scale
(VIDEO) Across industry, companies are looking for ways to get their products to clients and consumers with more efficiency and less cost. As automation and robotics continue to revolutionize business, companies that find themselves out of step with the latest innovations will inevitably fall behind. This 20-minute video will give you a preview of new technologies that may be coming to the factory floor to better assist with automation needs.
Piselli Enterprises, Inc.
Precision Plus, Inc.
Technical Session I – Application, Design and Rating
Technical Session II – Efficiency, Lubrication, Noise and Vibration
Technical Session III – Materials and Heat Treatment
Technical Session IV – Manufacturing, Inspection and Quality Control
Technical Session V – Optimization, Gear Wear and Failure
Machine Design
The United States is upgrading its laser capabilities with Zeus, a three-petawatt device to be built at the University of Michigan (Three petawatts is equal to three quadrillion watts, or a 3 followed by 15 zeros.)
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.
Download the Case Study
AGMA, NFPA and ASM are excited to announce the first Young Professionals Networking Reception at MPT Expo for all those business professionals 35 and under to attend. The evening will be a great opportunity for networking and industry discussion while enjoying food, drinks and entertainment. Make sure you sign up with your show registration.
Gear Solutions
Because of the coat, many captive and commercial heat treaters are looking at reclaiming or recycling their quench oil as a method of saving money. In many cases, reclamation or recycling of the quench oil can be done, provided that some simple guidelines are followed. However, should these guidelines not be followed, there is a risk of fire, equipment downtime, and personnel injury.
Forest City Gear Company
Thursday, October 17  |  7:00 am – 8:00 am
AGMA, NFPA and ASM are pleased to invite all women at MPT Expo to a networking breakfast and conversation with industry executives. This breakfast will allow women in all sectors of manufacturing and power transmission to share thoughts and ideas about industry innovation. Hear our guest speaker share her experience and leave with ideas and a fun giveaway!
3D Printing Industry
Materials Solution, a Siemens business, has received accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP) for additive manufacturing in the aerospace sector, a reported first for a UK 3D printing company in this industry. 
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.
IoT News
Hitachi Vantara has announced the launch of Lumanda Manufacturing Insights, an IIoT suite designed to enhance the manufacturing industry to achieve transformative outcomes with the help of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and DataOps.
Markets Insider
The German purchasing managers’ index, a reflection of business sentiment, last month showed its lowest reading since October 2012. And sentiment among manufacturers took the biggest hit, posting its lowest level of factory activity since the depths of the financial crisis, according to IHS Markit.
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Industrial Machinery Digest
GF Machining Solutions recently announced the AgieCharmilles CUT AM 500, a new horizontal wire EDM designed to complement metal additive manufacturing (AM). The AgieCharmilles CUT AM 500 makes it easier than ever to quickly separate additively manufactured metal parts from the build plate while maintaining geometrical accuracy and ensuring assembly readiness. 
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Governor Andrew Cuomo is announcing a $3 million investment in The State University of New York's Apprenticeship Program. The first Consolidated Funding Application award comes from the Governor's $175 million Workforce Development Initiative. The funding will expand critical apprenticeship programs in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and information technology, as well as other growth industries.


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