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1:10 am
February 27, 2015
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Siemens Says You Still Have Time to Register for This Year’s Information-Packed ‘Manufacturing in America Symposium’ at Detroit’s Ford Field

You and your teams still have time to register for the Manufacturing in America Symposium set for March 11-12, in Detroit, MI.  Hosted by Siemens and Electro-Matic Products, Inc. this two-day event at Ford Field will bring together manufacturing and automotive industry executives, technology leaders, educators and students to explore technologies and best practices driving manufacturing in America. […]

7:43 pm
February 26, 2015
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Bob Williamson Comments on Final Day of MARCON 2015: Snow Subsides But Maintenance and Reliability Hot Topics Abound

What’s been happening at MARCON 2015? Reporting from the final day of the conference in Knoxville, TN, Contributing Editor Bob Williamson noted that like the first day, there was plenty of valuable information to be gleaned by the 300+ maintenance and reliability pros who battled unusually harsh winter conditions to attend this seminal industry event . Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015–Today […]

4:53 pm
February 26, 2015
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Enerpac Torque Wrenches Provide Durable Solution for Narrow Access Bolting

Enerpac introduces its UltraSlim torque wrenches, designed to provide a robust, high-performance bolting solution in tight spaces that may not accommodate standard tools. Featuring a lean, stepped width design, UltraSlim torque wrenches can easily be mounted over bolts in narrow access applications. In addition to a compact size, UltraSlim wrenches provide superior accuracy with plus […]

2:38 pm
February 26, 2015
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Meggitt Introduces High-EMI Resistant Vibration Sensors

Meggitt’s HV (high voltage) isolated sensors are designed for vibration monitoring in high electromagnetic environments commonly found near wind turbines, including the base and nacelle, and rotating machinery such as bearings, gearboxes. The rugged design and high performance components of the HV series ensure reliable operation in harsh electromagnetic environments without signal loss or delays. […]

2:31 pm
February 26, 2015
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Eaton Debuts Durable Non-fused Motor Control Disconnect Switch for Industrial Applications

Power management company Eaton has introduced its new non-metallic motor control disconnect switch. An extension of Eaton’s metallic motor controls line, the non-metallic motor control disconnect switch offers a practical and flexible control disconnect solution that is designed to provide a secondary means of power shut down for industrial manufacturers and applications in the food […]

2:24 pm
February 26, 2015
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Atlas Copco Innovative Vacuum Pump Reduces Energy Use by 50%

The Atlas Copco GHS VSD+ range of variable speed drive oil-injected screw vacuum systems dramatically reduces lifecycle costs through innovative vacuum controls and energy efficient variable speed drive (VSD) technology. The new range reduces energy usage by up to 50 percent with significantly better performance benchmarked against traditional oil-sealed and dry vane vacuum pumps. It features low noise levels and reduced […]

12:53 am
February 25, 2015
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New Handheld Fluke 805 FC Vibration Meter Shares Everything It Learns in Real Time and More

Fluke Corp. has introduced the 805 FC Vibration Meter, a portable multifunction vibration screening tool that provides quantifiable information on the bearing and overall health of motors and other rotating equipment, and shares that data in real time via Fluke Connect.* According to the company, the new 805 FC is ideal for frontline mechanical troubleshooting teams that need […]

11:34 pm
February 24, 2015
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Motion Industries Chairman Bill Stevens to Retire After 37 Years with Industrial-Distribution Giant

Motion Industries Chairman Bill Stevens has announced his plans to retire effective March 1, 2015, after 37 years with the company. Tim Breen, who became President and Chief Executive Officer in 2014, will succeed Stevens as Chairman. Bill Stevens began his career with Motion Industries (Motion) in 1978 as Director of Human Resources. After several promotions, including to the […]