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Gear Production
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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.

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Featured Zone Content



Rebranding the Frontier Industrialists

By: Russ Willcutt
The size of the parts they make are matched only by the personalities of the people who’ve made them, propelling this company forward for more than half a century.

2014 Autodesk Inventor of the Year is Gear Manufacturer in Indiana

By: Mark Albert
Once a year, members from the Autodesk Manufacturing Community choose among the past year's monthly “Inventing the Future” honorees to select an Autodesk Inventor of the Year. The 2014 winner was recently announced and it is ITAMCO, a custom gear manufacturer based in Plymouth, Indiana.

Getting into Gearing?

By: Russ Willcutt
Gear designers and machine programmers/operators alike will benefit by attending this training course, where they will gain an understanding of gear noise dynamics.

March 2015 Gear Production Digital Edition Available

By: Stephanie Monsanty
Read how shops were able to streamline production in this month’s issue—one through the installation of a massive profile grinder, and another through expanded use of its ERP software.

Forest City Gear recently modified its manufacturing process by installing two separate production paths for its cut-teeth-only and make-complete projects.

Optimizing the Production Path

By: Matthew Jaster
New scheduling and resource allocation gives this gear manufacturer the flexibility to cut down on shop floor backlogs and bottlenecks.


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