Archives November 2019


November 2019


Machines Profile: Heller Machine Tools

Heller Machine Tools develops and produces state-of-the-art machine tools and entire production systems for metal-cutting processes.

Heller Machine Tools is known for two things: its machines and its engineering solutions. Heller offers a wide range of horizontal machining centers used in a plethora of industries, and it’s not just the machines that make Heller stand out. It’s also the company’s engineering department that is — in a word — awesome. “Experts […]
Kenneth Carter

Tooling Profile: Advent Tool & Manufacturing

Advent Tool & Manufacturing supplies machine shops and manufacturers across the globe with solid carbide, inserted thread mills, and custom form mills designed and manufactured to specifically meet its customers’ machining needs.

Tooling is a quintessential part of gear manufacturing, and one company’s needs are — more often than not — different from everyone else’s. That’s why it’s important to offer catered solutions that can be custom made — which is where Advent Tool & Manufacturing can make a difference. “We’re more of a problem-solving company when […]
Kenneth Carter

Services Profile: Dontyne Gears

Dontyne Gears pursues principles in design and machining techniques that are not yet part of the mainstream industry in order to gain a competitive advantage.

Dontyne Gears may not have decades of history behind it, but with the experience and skills of its parent company, Dontyne Systems, the fledgling business has made remarkable strides within the gear industry. “The gear industry is evolving, and Dontyne Gears works hard to remain at the forefront of that evolution through our skills, innovation, […]
Kenneth Carter


Q&A with Adam Gimpert

Business Manager at Helios Gear Products

Helios is a new name in the gear manufacturing industry. What do you do? The name is relatively new, but our company has supplied machines and tools to the industry for over 30 years as Koepfer America. As of January 1, 2019, our name changed to Helios Gear Products. What spurred the name change? The […]
Gear Solutions staff


GMTA presents new Profilator machines to reduce cycle times, costs

GMTA, the North American distributor of Profilator, has added new machines using the process modules it already supplies. Profilator is suitable when customers require efficient complex machining processes. An operator working on a modern machine these days expects a flexible manufacturing process, short cycle times, reduced investment, and running costs. With these requirements in mind, […]
November 25, 2019

Arnold’s 100th anniversary celebrates company’s history and technology

Arnold, a major manufacturer of laser technologies, recently celebrated 100 years at its headquarters in Ravensburg, Germany. The event included various presentations such as: “Development of Technologies,” “Laser Polishing-Development and Opportunities,” “Laser Treatment of Electric Sheet,” “Laser Use in e-mobility” and “From Regional Provider to Global Player.” A brief history with a focus on emerging […]
November 6, 2019

MC Machinery Systems and Adira form partnership to provide press brake line

MC Machinery Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, and Adira, part of Sonae Capital portfolio, have formed a sales and service partnership. The companies have teamed to deliver quality press brakes throughout North America from 100 through 2,000+ ton capacity machines. Adira was established in 1956 in Porto, Portugal, manufacturing a variety of sheet […]
November 6, 2019

Zoller demonstrates latest technology at two-day event

Zoller Inc. hosted its annual Zollerfest in October at its North American Headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Zollerfest is an annual technology days and open house event that combines the celebration of the company’s German heritage and its industry-leading technology in presetting, measuring, inspection, tool management, and automation to create a distinctive manufacturing event. More […]
November 6, 2019

Big Kaiser offers chip blower for cleaning parts and tables

Big Kaiser, a global leader in high-performance tooling and systems for metalworking industries, has a new chip blower to make removing chips and coolant from parts and machine tables fast. The chip blower automates in-machine cleaning of coolant and chips by delivering high-volume air flow with spindle rotation. When not in use, the chip blower […]
November 6, 2019

Liebherr takes on worm milling in production of electronic steering systems

A worm is actually a gear with very few teeth. For this reason, there is now a solution from Liebherr that can machine components of this kind economically: the LC 80 WD milling machine. In the production of electronic steering systems, the cycle time means everything. But a customer’s existing system was already optimized to […]
November 6, 2019