Archives November 2016


November 2016


Gehring L.P.

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 opportunities, and a customer-care philosophy.

Gehring L.P., located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, was founded in 1976; however, its parent company, Gehring Technologies GmbH headquartered in Ostfildern, Germany, is celebrating 90 years of innovation in the field of honing technology. At IMTS 2016 in Chicago, Gehring featured machine demonstrations of its newest products, professional expert advice, and presentations on the company’s […]
Molly J. Rogers

Riley Gear Corporation

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 — building upon its design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise.

Riley Gear was founded in 1946 in Buffalo, New York, by Walter Riley and his son, Donald. They began with a mission of providing its customers with highly engineered small precision gears for applications that can withstand the harshest environments. For example, in 1974, Riley Gear was chosen by NASA as the gear supplier on […]
Molly J. Rogers

Radiac Abrasives

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

Radiac Abrasives, a Tyrolit company, has been a leading manufacturer of conventional bonded and superabrasives in North America for more than a century. As a leading full-line producer of grinding wheels, Radiac offers more than 50,000 precision-built products of high quality, performance, and repeatability for virtually every manufacturing application. The company’s longevity can be attributed […]
Kenneth Carter


Q&A with Rick Miller

Innovative Drive Solutions LLC

Please tell us a little about your background. My background and experience is in gear and gearbox system design, analysis, and application in a number of industries. With 37 years at Oerlikon Fairfield, 16 years as chief engineer, I’ve created over 300 original gearbox system designs. I have worked with companies to create innovative solutions […]
Gear Solutions Magazine


AGMA Board Adopts Strategic Plan Including New Vision and Objectives

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 transmission innovation,” at its recent meeting in Rochester, New […]
November 29, 2016

Hainbuch America Adds to Growing Team

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 for the South Central region, covering Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. As a […]
November 29, 2016

Gleason Introduces 300GMSL Multi-Sensor Inspection Machine

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 single, compact, reliable, and easy-to operate inspection solution to apply the most desirable gear measurement and […]
November 11, 2016

AGMA Adds Two New Courses to Its 2017 Education Offerings

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" will be April 19-21, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. This course provides a fundamental understanding of gear […]
November 11, 2016

Liebherr Develops New Vision System for Smarter, Faster Bin Picking

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 classic automation application. It provides higher productivity, less burden on human resources, and lower unit […]
November 7, 2016

Klingelnberg To Invest Six Million Euros in Hückeswagen Site

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 standards. Four advanced technology machine tools are set to replace established installations. The first new machine […]
November 7, 2016

Ajax Tocco Supplies Bright Annealing Induction Furnace

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 cooling chamber to reduce the hardness of the steel […]
November 7, 2016

MC Machinery Announces New Laser Automation Specialist

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. LeGrand steps into the position with extensive industry experience. […]
November 7, 2016

Sandvik Offers New App for Manufacturing Operations

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 their manufacturing processes. Easy-to-access solutions can be a great help in day-to-day manufacturing […]
November 7, 2016