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See Dorner’s major convention platforms in action

The new Next Generation 3200 Series Conveyor is just one of many platforms Dorner Mfg. is exhibiting in booth No. 5336 at PACK EXPO 2014, Nov. 2-5, at…

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Sep
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Low Cost, High Speed Linear Roller Blocks & Rail Systems

LM76 is the exclusive distributor of SAIBO Linear Motion Systems in the US. SAIBO SB-LGA Roller Block and Rail Systems feature: Low noise, smooth travel, high speed to…

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Sep
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Parker Expands XE Line of Linear Actuators

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division has expanded its XE line of linear actuators to include the 401 XE. The new 401 XE is now the smallest ball screw driven…

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Sep
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Next-Generation Belt Drive from Festo

Festo’s new ELGA-TB is the company’s next generation belt drive. In comparison to the series it replaces, the ELGA-TB features improvements in feed forces, payload, and list price….

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Aug
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What You Need to Know about the 2:1 Ratio

by Jonathan R. Schroeder, Engineer The Binding Ratio is a frequently misunderstood mechanical principle, with common misconceptions still causing stalling and application failure. A closer look at the…

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Aug
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Laser-Express Machinery Expands in-house Capabilities

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC is pleased to announce the recent addition of state-of-the-art laser cutting machine to its Holyoke, Massachusetts Manufacturing Facility. This laser machine, along with…

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Aug
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Linear induction motors launch riders up Cedar Point’s Wicked Twister

The Wicked Twister at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio is a unique take on a roller coaster. Instead of carrying riders up a hill, the ride uses a…

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Jul
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PHD Introduces Low Cost Lead Screw Electric Linear Solutions

PHD, Inc., a manufacturer of industrial automation solutions, is pleased to offer a new, lower cost lead screw version of its series of PHD Plus™ line of electric…

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Jul
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EAS & EAC Series Linear Actuators and Motorized Cylinders

Oriental Motor USA is proud to introduce our newest and most cost effective linear actuators, the EAS Series motorized linear slides and the EAC Series motorized cylinders. Capable…

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Jul
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Linear drive now with option for fine adjustment of travel distance

Amacoil-Uhing Model RG linear drive assemblies now feature an option for fine adjustment of travel distance. The option enables more precise location of the drive unit reversal points….

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Dorner Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mike Wilkins has been appointed a Regional Sales Manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp. In this new position with Dorner, Wilkins will be working with sales channel partners and…

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Helix Linear Technologies Goes Live on Kenandy Cloud ERP

Monday, March 10, 2014

Helix Linear Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nook Industries, went live today on Kenandy Cloud ERP, the leading cloud ERP application for the global enterprise. Helix is in…

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Bishop-Wisecarver Hires New Vice President of Marketing

Monday, February 10, 2014

Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG) recently announced the hiring of a new Vice President of Marketing. Scott McClintock, who started work in his new role last month, will create and…

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Key Linear Motion Design Details For Harsh Environments

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

By Kyle Thompson, Product Line Manager, Thomson Industries, Inc. Linear motion systems are exposed to a range of extreme industrial environments. Careful specification and selection of motion system…

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Exlar Expands Tritex II Linear Integrated Actuator Family

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Exlar Corporation, a Curtiss-Wright company, announces the expansion of its Tritex II integrated linear actuator family with a new 75 mm frame size. With forces to 1035 lbf…

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Bosch Rexroth Offers Educational Resource Kits

Monday, December 30, 2013

Bosch Rexroth is offering educational resource kits to help machine builders, systems integrators and manufacturing end-users address engineering challenges in factory automation, linear motion and mobile engineering. Packaged…

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Aerotech Reaches $1B Shipped Milestone

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

October 2013 marked the month when Aerotech, globally-known in motion control and precision electromechanical systems, surpassed $1 billion of product shipped since the company’s inception. Aerotech President Mark…

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igus® sponsors 21st annual BEST™ Robotics competition

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The 21st annual BEST™ Robotics competition has kicked off at hub locations across the country. This year marks igus’ ninth season as a nationwide product sponsor in the…

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Fresh on the Table: Polymers for Increased Food Safety

Friday, September 13, 2013

Designers and operators of food production lines must adhere to strict food hygiene regulations from the FDA to ensure consumers can buy food safely. This includes avoiding any…

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igus keeps moving

Monday, July 29, 2013

igus is continuing its growth trend. Despite difficult market conditions in 2012, igus managed to increase turnover by five percent and finished the year on a record high….