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  • Gleason acquires KISSsoft AG
    17 February 2017 · News&Briefs

    Gleason acquires KISSsoft AG

    Rochester, New York, USA, February 16, 2017 Gleason Corporation today announced that it has acquired KISSsoft AG, located in Bubikon, Switzerland. KISSsoft is a leader in the development of design software for gears…

  • Schuler sells technology center in Tianjin to Feintool
    13 February 2017 · News&Briefs

    Schuler sells technology center in Tianjin to Feintool

    The Schuler Group has sold its technology center in the North Chinese city of Tianjin to the Swiss company Feintool. Based in Lyss, Switzerland, the company plans to produce precision components for the…

  • International Gear Conference, 27th – 29th August, 2018  Lyon – Villeurbanne
    10 February 2017 · News&Briefs

    International Gear Conference, 27th – 29th August, 2018 Lyon – Villeurbanne

    CALL FOR PAPERS Although gears are considered as some of the oldest machine elements, 21st century industry is becoming ever more dependent on mechanical transmissions due to increasing competitive pressure and more stringent…

  • Industrial 3D printing shown live at MECSPE 2017 and Technology Hub
    8 February 2017 · News&Briefs

    Industrial 3D printing shown live at MECSPE 2017 and Technology Hub

    The upcoming editions of Mecspe (the international trade fair for the manufacturing industry which will be held in Parma from March 23 to 25) and Technology Hub (the professional event for innovative technologies…

  • Aignep joins Mechatronics
    22 January 2017 · Pneumatics

    Aignep joins Mechatronics

    Aignep joins mechatronics thanks to the new modular solenoid valve 15V. The Italian company Aignep has recently joined mechatronics. The Italian company, specialized in pneumatics since many years, launched a new modular solenoid…

  • Matthew Croson begins from 101
    19 January 2017 · Mechanics

    Matthew Croson begins from 101

    The closure of the celebration of the centennial of AGMA has taken place at the 2016 FTM in Pittsburgh. During the FTM we had the opportunity to meet the new President of AGMA…

A mechatronic Depth Control system  for efficient rotating harrows
26 January 2017 · Tips from the World

A mechatronic Depth Control system for efficient rotating harrows

With the innovative Depth Control system designed by Rima for rotating harrows it is possible to monitor the length of teeth and to adjust automatically and precisely the soil working depth. With the…

Active air bearings controlled by piezoelectric actuators
27 January 2017 · Technically Speaking

Active air bearings controlled by piezoelectric actuators

Federico Colombo, Luigi Lentini, Terenziano Raparelli, Vladimir Viktorov, Politecnico di Torino –  The article illustrates some of the most recent typologies of active air bearings, controlled by piezoelectric actuators. This active control methodology is…

FIPA expands its lifting technology

FIPA expands its lifting technology

Ultra-flexible vacuum lifter for sheet metal and timber processing    FIPA  entered into the lifting technology market in mid-2015. And now the specialist in gripper, vacuum and lifting technology based near Munich is…

New at BOGE: AIRficient pipe system
31 January 2017 · Feature focus

New at BOGE: AIRficient pipe system

Energy loss is minimised and compressed air quality is excellent – by adding AIRficient, BOGE KOMPRESSOREN has expanded its portfolio by one of the most energy-efficient pipe systems available on the market. In…

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