Industry Zones

Gear Production

Gear Production is a new supplement to both Modern Machine Shop and Automotive Design & Production magazines. View a digital version of the supplement here. The Gear Production Zone covers all phases of gear manufacturing. That includes gear generation on traditional gear cutting and finishing equipment. Also covered is cutting gears on machining centers and other non-traditional equipment.

Manufacturing Videos

Hobbing on a Turning Center

Featured Zone Content

Roaring Out of the Recession

By: Russ Willcutt
During the economic downturn, investments in technology and training, coupled with trimming waste in all areas of production, resulted in a stronger company with a healthier bottom line once the financial skies had cleared.

Inside Ford Sharonville Transmission: Producing 19 Million Gears a Year

By: Gary S. Vasilash
The men and women at Ford Sharonville have turned the art of gear making into a science. They make them precisely. And they make plenty of them.

Driveline Design for Superior Gears

By: Simon White
New software is designed to deliver increased innovation, faster time to market and improved product quality for ground vehicle, wind turbine and geared transmission manufacturers.

Innovation through Education

By: Russ Willcutt
Gear manufacturers are realizing that ongoing education can revitalize employee morale and encourage innovative thinking.

Liebherr LGG 180, 280

Large-Scale Grinders Promote Reproducibility

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
The Liebherr LGG 180 and 280 grinding machines use a one-table design and updated grinding head to quicken twist-free profile and generating grinding.

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