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Maxon’s Young Engineers

Maxon’s Young Engineers

Maxon’s Young Engineers Program Tackles Active Rear Wheel Steering Starting something new is always difficult. This is particularly true for engineers who are trying to get a project off the ground. Often they have creative ideas, but not the necessary equipment or funding. The Maxon Young Engineers Program (YEP) supports innovative projects that use electric drive systems. Participants enjoy benefits such […]

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Orion bearings help power the world | Local

Orion bearings help power the world | Local

Orion bearings help power the world COLUMBUS — Products made at John Crane Orion are used across the globe to run high-speed machinery. The bearings engineered and produced at the local company can be found in a variety of places, from naval ships to power plants. “Anything that produces power, we make bearings for,” said general manager Casey Scholl. The […]

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Global Bearing Manufacturing Practices

Global Bearing Manufacturing Practices

Qualification of Global Bearing Manufacturing Practices Napoleon Engineering Services, the largest bearing inspection and testing facility in North America educates on global sourcing Global manufacturing by original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and purchasing of bearings from global sources for industrial applications has skyrocketed over the last two decades. The playing field for the purchasing of bearings has changed significantly over this […]

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PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference Features an All New Format in Toronto

PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference Features an All New Format in Toronto

PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference Features an All-New Format in Toronto   Chicago, Ill.—March 17, 2017—Registration is now open for the PTDA 2017 Canadian Conference, to be held June 7-9, 2017, at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For the sixteenth year, key decision makers of the Canadian power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry will gather for business […]

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A3 Announces Finalists

A3 Announces Finalists

A3 Announces Finalists in Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) recently announced the eight finalists in the Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition. The competition highlights the industry’s most innovative young companies in robotics, machine vision, and motion control who are competing for the spotlight at the Automate 2017 Show and a $10,000 cash award. Sponsored […]

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NEMA – Air-Over Motors

NEMA – Air-Over Motors

NEMA Motors and Generators Standard Adds New Efficiency Test for Air-Over Motors ROSSLYN, Va.—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) released a new efficiency test method for air-over (AO) motors as part of its MG 1 Motors and Generators standard. Part 34: Air-Over Motor Efficiency Test Method, covers AO motors that operate in and are cooled by the airstream of […]

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