Following the successful launch of the latest release of its renowned CAE software – EPLAN Platform Version 2.6 – EPLAN is now making available EPLAN Education Campus, a free version for use in educational establishments. Licences for EPLAN Education Campus support up to 300 users – compared with just 25 supported users for the previous version. This means that when installed on a central server, the new version can be used across an entire campus to give engineering students optimal preparation for the working world.
After having recently completed the move to its new 27,000 square feet facility, automation solutions provider Stelram Engineering has now further expanded its production capacity and its team of skilled employees. These developments will enable the company to continue to provide prompt and efficient service for its fast growing customer base, as well as developing on-going projects, while offering outstanding design and manufacturing.
Fluid control expert, Bürkert, has bucked the industry trend for price increases by implementing a list price freeze for January 2017. While many other manufacturers have already communicated price rises between 5% and 11%, Bürkert aims to maintain current list price levels for its customers.
3D scanning specialist Ben Singer of Physical Digital’s applications team has shown his expertise by gaining the top grade in his Metrology degree.
World’s first Metrology degree
Physical Digital’s Ben Singer has completed with Distinction the world’s first and only Foundation Degree in Metrology, hosted by Coventry University. The course consists of modules including mathematics, engineering science, measurement methods and systems, and uncertainty in measurement, combined with Professional Practice in Metrology.
EAS®-reverse – the disengaging torque limiter with automatic re-engagement
With their EAS®-reverse, mayr® power transmission has developed a new, disengaging torque limiter on which all functional processes can be automated through the drive. It is easy to handle, permits long run-out times and re-engages again through slow backwards rotation. A housing also makes the clutch resistant to dust or spray water – and thus ideal for use in heavy mechanical engineering.
NSK is committed to ensure machinery performs at its optimum level, giving the best result in the most efficient way. At the heart of this is the NSK bearing solution. However, it is equally important that the bearing is handled, applied and mounted in the best way to ensure performance. With this in mind, NSK has launched a complete range of bearing care products as part of the company´s AIP+ Added Value Programme. This includes innovative and powerful tools to help maintenance teams maximise machine performance.Image1.jpeg – The NSK LAS-Set uses dual line lasers for easy set-up, even at larger distances
Acquisition Expected to be Accretive in First 12 Months of Operations
January 3, 2017 — Braintree, Mass. — Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ: AIMC), a global manufacturer and marketer of electromechanical power transmission and motion control products, today announced that on December 30, 2016 it closed on the acquisition of the Stromag business from GKN plc. Stromag generated approximately 131 million euros in revenue in 2015, and the acquisition is anticipated to be accretive to Altra’s earnings in 2017, excluding any one-time or acquisition-related costs.
Achieve Flexibility in Industrial Supply Chain with the Moog TWO-YOU Offering for Servo Motors and Servo Drives
East Aurora, NY, USA, November 22, 2016 – Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) today announced the launch of its “TWO-YOU” offering, a program to deliver a selection of 32 Maximum Dynamic Servo Motors and three sizes of MSD Single-Axis Servo Drives Compact in two weeks. This program offers Moog’s customers a highly flexible supply chain so they can meet customer demands and quickly launch new generation machines.