The Boca Bearing Company is giving away over $10,000 in cash and prizes as part of their 2014 Boca Bearing Innovation Contest. Winners will
be chosen based on a video submission of their innovative mechanical project that utilizes ball bearings, roller bearings, linear bearings or any form of full ceramic or ceramic hybrid bearings anywhere in their application (www.bocabearings.com).
Parker Hanni n Corporation recently announced it is developing more than 100 potential medical advancements with Cleveland Clinic, the noted nonpro t academic medical center that integrates clinical care with research and education. See this and other industry news items on PTE’s LinkedIn and Twitter pages.
Management vs. Leadership
You can have great equipment, top-of-the-line tools, adequate supervision and a great design, yet produce nothing but ops if the right people are not in leaders roles. The Gear Technology Blog by Charles D. Schultz (www.geartechnology.com/blog) recently addressed leadership in manufacturing and what it takes to be a great one.
Motor guru Dan Jones discusses the latest developments in step motors that are driven by their lower cost motion and position solutions. Read about this and other PT technologies each month in our exclusive E-News features (www.powertransmission.com/ newsletter).
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