November 2016
Features

Machines Profile: Gehring L.P.

By: Molly J. Rogers

As a leader in advanced honing technology with a 90-year-old history, Gehring meets current demands and future challenges through innovative solutions, excellent training...

Services Profile: Riley Gear Corporation

By: Molly J. Rogers

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Riley Gear Corporation partners with OEMs in a wide range of industries to provide custom gears, precision gears, high-speed gears, and gearboxes...

Tooling Profile: Radiac Abrasives

By: Kenneth Carter

A history of excellence and experience spanning 100 years has made Radiac Abrasives the go-to manufacturer for conventional bonded and superabrasives.

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News

Hainbuch America Adds to Growing Team

November 29, 2016

Hainbuch America recently announced two additions to the company — Jim McCraw joins Hainbuch America as an applications engineer supporting the company’s growing number of regional sales managers across the U.S. and Canada, and Christian Yehle rejoins the team as regional sales manager...

AGMA Board Adopts Strategic Plan Including New Vision and Objectives

November 29, 2016

The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) will enter its 101st year with a new vision, mission, and four supporting strategic objectives for the next five years to drive value for its members. AGMA’s Board of Directors adopted the new vision, “AGMA and its members drive power...

AGMA Adds Two New Courses to Its 2017 Education Offerings

November 11, 2016

The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced that it will offer two new courses to the 2017 education catalog. The courses are "Fundamentals of Gear Design and Analysis" and "Steels for Gear Applications." "Fundamentals of Gear Design and Analysis"...

Gleason Introduces 300GMSL Multi-Sensor Inspection Machine

November 11, 2016

Gleason Corporation introduces its latest innovation in gear inspection technology with the 300GMSL Multi-Sensor Inspection Machine, providing the capabilities of four instruments on one platform. Designed for manufacturers of automotive, aircraft, and other like-sized gears, the 300GMSL offers a...

Liebherr Develops New Vision System for Smarter, Faster Bin Picking

November 7, 2016

A new vision system from Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH that’s based on the triangulation method improves bin picking by ensuring greater accuracy, better component recognition, and faster handling. The smart removal of workpieces from a random arrangement, or “bin picking,” is a...

Klingelnberg To Invest Six Million Euros in H├╝ckeswagen Site

November 7, 2016

Klingelnberg has earmarked 6 million euros for investment in the building infrastructure as well as cutting-edge production technology at the Hückeswagen site. Measures will include expanding and modernizing the shop floors and bringing Klingelnberg's machine fleet up to state-of-the-art...

Ajax Tocco Supplies Bright Annealing Induction Furnace

November 7, 2016

Ajax Tocco Magnethermic shipped a bright annealing induction furnace to a major stainless steel tube manufacturer in the northeast U.S. The bright annealing system progressively heats the stainless steel tube to high temperatures in an atmosphere of inert gases and then anneals the tube in a...

MC Machinery Announces New Laser Automation Specialist

November 7, 2016

MC Machinery Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., has recently hired Jason LeGrand as a laser automation specialist. In this newly created position, LeGrand will work within the sales arm of MC Machinery and organize product offerings and sales tools as an automation expert....

Sandvik Offers New App for Manufacturing Operations

November 7, 2016

Sandvik Coromant, a supplier of cutting tools, tooling solutions, and know-how to the metalworking industry, is grouping its online offerings within the company’s new Ifind app — giving purchasers, engineers, and machine operators a user-friendly option for the best possible support for...