Machining / Cutting en Rolls-Royce Draws $300M Order for Wide-Body Engines <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce won a $300-million order from Lion Air, an Indonesian low-cost airline, to supply Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, as well as Rolls-Royce’s TotalCare® engine service package. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:14:00 +0000 59851 at <p>A Trent 700 high-bypass turbofan engine in production.</p> GE Completes $1.65B Purchase of Wind-Power Manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body">General Electric acquired Danish manufacturer LM Wind Power, which designs and produces rotor blades for wind-power projects. The $1.65-billion deal had to secure regulatory clearances in the European Union, the United States, China, and Brazil.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:21:00 +0000 59521 at <p>A 73.5-m blade designed and produced by LM Wind Power for the Block Island Wind Farm, developed 3.8 miles offshore from Rhode Island for Deepwater Wind. It is the first commercial offshore wind farm in the U.S.</p> 11 Tools and Technologies to Boost Machine Shop Performance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every machine shop is open to the idea that something can be done better: faster, more precisely, at a lower cost per finished part. Here’s a list of new technologies, new functions, and options and applications that will help shops operate with better information, faster responses, improved data connectivity, and more optimal workflow. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:48:00 +0000 59391 at U.S. Service Center Steel, Aluminum Deliveries Up in March <div class="node-body article-body">North America’s metal service centers increased their steel shipment totals during March, and U.S. centers raised their aluminum shipments as well. Meanwhile, service centers in both the U.S. and Canada managed to lighten their inventory totals during the month. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 04:06:00 +0000 59171 at <p>Service centers supply a significant volume of steel and aluminum products consumed by machine shops and fabricators, whose activities reflect overall industrial activity in North America.</p> Rolls-Royce Draws $372.5M Engine-Maintenance Contract <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce was awarded a $372.5-million contract by the U.S. Dept. of Defense to conduct depot-level repair on AE 21000D3 engines for KC-130J aircraft, in support of the U.S. Marine Corps and South Korean defense forces. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 01:21:00 +0000 58981 at <p>The KC-130 is Lockheed Martin-designed and built, extended-range tanker aircraft, a modified version of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.</p> First Flight Successful for Boeing’s Next 737 MAX <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ new 737 MAX 9 aircraft completed its first flight successfully, and the new jet’s development is on schedule, scheduled for delivery in 2018.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Sun, 16 Apr 2017 15:39:00 +0000 58831 at <p>The 737 MAX 9 is the second version of Boeing&rsquo;s new series of twin-engine narrow-body aircraft, the fourth generation of the 737 series, incorporating more powerful engines, split-tip winglets, and a modified airframe.</p> Timken Acquisition Broadens Couplings Product Line <div class="node-body article-body">The Timken Company is adding another manufacturing entity to its portfolio of bearings and mechanical power transmission products: it acquired Torsion Control Products Inc., a manufacturer of engineered torsional couplings for construction, agriculture, and mining equipment, for an undisclosed price.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:38:00 +0000 58251 at U.S. Machine Tool Orders Show Solid Improvement in February <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. manufacturers ordered $300.51 million worth of new machine tools during February 2017, a 19.6% increase from January, and a 1.7% rise over the February 2016 total. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 04:06:00 +0000 57931 at Anglgear™: Made in the USA, Powering Industry Worldwide <div class="field-byline"> Andantex USA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Andantex USA's objective over the years has always remained the same: to provide innovative, high-quality gearboxes and solutions for use on industry machinery. The Anglgear™ right angle drive is an example of our commitment to our customers' needs and applications. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting Sponsored White Papers & Manufacturing eBooks Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:27:00 +0000 57191 at Additive Manufacturing Expansion Slowed in 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Additive manufacturing technology suppliers increased their revenues by 17.4% year-over-year during 2016, a solid growth rate but considerably less than the prior year’s 25.9% expansion.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machining / Cutting News Tue, 04 Apr 2017 01:53:00 +0000 57121 at