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Marius Braun Named VP of Sales at GMTA

Marius Braun Vice President of Sales  GMTA (German Machine Tools of America)

Today, Walter Friedrich, the president and CEO of GMTA (German Machine Tools of America), Ann Arbor, Michigan, has named Marius Braun to the post of Vice President of Sales for the company, effective January 1, 2022. Marius Braun will supervise the North American sales for this powerhouse distributor of various gear making and related lines of machine tools for automotive and other power transmissions, plus cleaning equipment and the newly acquired line of lasers for motor lamination production, Steifelmayer.

Marius Braun has worked in the USA since 2018. He was previously a regional sales manager for Hermle and a Tier One Key Account Manager for Magna.

For GMTA, Marius will oversee the sales of the gear making machine lines sold by the company, most notably PROFILATOR, originators of the patented Scudding® technology for gear generating. In addition, he will supervise the efforts on BvL parts washers, the STIEFELMAYER laser cutting machines for motor laminations, the SAMAG Multi Spindle machining centers, the ARNOLD laser welding machines, and the entire line of RASOMA vertical lathe and special purpose machine.

“GMTA is a leading supplier of gear making machines to the North American market and Marius has many related skills that will allow him to make a strong start for us, as we enter another busy IMTS year,” noted Walter Friedrich.

For more information on this announcement, please contact: 

GMTA (GERMAN MACHINE TOOLS OF AMERICA)  
4630 Freedom Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone:  734-973-7800
Fax:  734-973-3053
Web:  www.gmtamerica.com
Email:  sales@gmtamerica.com
Attention:  Walter Friedrich, President/CEO

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Profilator S150

GMTA Demonstrates Profilator Capabilities with Scudding® Videos

GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) in Ann Arbor, Michigan represents the Profilator line of gear pointing, rounding, cutting, Scudding®, Hard Scudding®, deburring and polygon machine tools in North America. These highly modular machines are used for polygon and slot facing, shifter stop machining, chamfering and deburring of highly complex automotive and other powertrain gears.

Profilator also developed the S-type machine. This is a compactly and modularly designed, vertical single spindle pick-up gear cutting machine.  Machines in the S Series are better than broaching and most applications feature a dry machining process. All machine components are designed for especially high static stiffness and optimal dynamic behavior. Furthermore, the machine’s twin spindle arrangement speeds up the process considerably. S-type machines are available in three sizes, namely Profilator S-150,  Profilator S-250 and Profilator S-500. Profilator S-150 has a part diameter up to 150 mm, while Profilator S-250 and S-500 have a part diameter up to 250 mm and 500 mm, respectively. 

The Scudding® and Hard Scudding® process offers a marked improvement on skiving technology. To see our series of Profilator videos, click here:  


For more information, please contact:

GERMAN MACHINE TOOLS OF AMERICA (GMTA) 
4630 Freedom Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone:  734-973-7800
Fax:  734-973-3053
Web:  www.gmtamerica.com
Email:  sales@gmtamerica.com
Attention:  Walter Friedrich, President

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BVL Machine Explanation

BvL Opens New Technical Center

BvL, a designer and builder of quality parts washer systems and partner with German Machine Tools of America (GMTA), recently opened a technical center at their company headquarters in Germany. The new technical center gives customers the chance to go through a real world cleaning process scenario on a demo system.

Various demo systems allow customers to select the cleaning agent, temperature, circle times and method. The hands-on experience shows them exactly how their parts will be cleaned. Technicians are available to answer questions and help customers try out different settings in a safe environment. They can also help them to make minor modifications and fine tune, if necessary.

For a short video on the new BvL Technical Center, please see the link below:

GMTA is the exclusive distributor for a number of top-quality German and other metalworking machine builders companies including Arnold, BvL, K+G, Praewema, Profilator, Rasoma, Samag and WEMA Glauchau. The company’s headquarters is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan with a subsidiary in Queretaro, Mexico.


For more information, please contact:

GERMAN MACHINE TOOLS OF AMERICA (GMTA) 
4630 Freedom Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone:  734-973-7800
Fax:  734-973-3053
Web:  www.gmtamerica.com
Email:  sales@gmtamerica.com
Attention:  Walter Friedrich, President

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GMTA Presents Several Products at Motion + Power Show

German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will showcase several of its machine tools and metal fabricating equipment at the Motion + Power Technology Expo.  The show will take place September 14-16, 2021 in St. Louis, Missouri and is produced by AGMA.  It connects top manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and experts in the mechanical and gear power, electric power and fluid industries.

The company represents several high quality, high performance lines including Arnold, BvL, K+G, Profilator, Rasoma, Samag and its latest addition, Stiefelmayer.  Arnold laser technology provides a complete line of laser welding machines for the automotive, aerospace and other markets. BvL offers parts washing systems, equally suited as a one-off station for large castings/forged products or as a continuous washing and drying line. K+G are high-tech machine tools for internal or external grooving, turning and milling.

Profilator is a world-renowned brand of machines for gear pointing, cutting, rounding, deburring, polygon slot facing and the SCUDDING® process.  Rasoma is a builder of vertical turning centers and inverted spindle turning machines for milling, drilling and special machining. Samag machining centers and deep hole drilling machines are used in the automotive, off-highway and moldmaking industries. Stiefelmayer lasers cut products such as motor laminations, as well as laser hardening, fiber and diode types. Lastly, GMTA offers its own line of baskets, trolleys and lift tables.

Visit GMTA at booth 3513, co-located with STAR SU


For more information, please contact

GERMAN MACHINE TOOLS OF AMERICA (GMTA) 
4630 Freedom Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone:  734-973-7800
Fax:  734-973-3053
Web:  www.gmtamerica.com
Email:  sales@gmtamerica.com
Attention:  Walter Friedrich, President

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GMTA Offering Stiefelmayer Lasers in North America

Full line of fiber and diode laser machines for cutting and hardening

Stiefelmayer

Ann Arbor, MichiganGerman Machine Tools of America (GMTA) proudly announces the signing of an agreement with Stiefelmayer GmbH (Denkendorf, Germany) to represent that company’s line of laser machines in North America.  Stiefelmayer offers lasers for various cutting applications, including motor laminations, plus laser hardening. 

The agreement is effective immediately and was announced by GMTA President Walter Friedrich from the headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Friedrich commented, “The Stiefelmayer line is a highly regarded brand in Germany.  Coupled with our Arnold line of laser systems, the new lasers will give us a formidable offering to the North American market, especially in automotive and the burgeoning EV market.” 

Stiefelmayer further prides itself on their blue effective® program of energy saving technology and sustainability, designed to create both environmental and economic benefits to the user. 

The Stiefelmayer laser is particularly well adapted to cutting precision shapes in thin substrates, including mild steel, stainless, copper and brass.  Motor laminations are a particular specialty and this fact matches the drive to EV in the American auto industry. 

For full specifications on the Stiefelmayer machines, please visit:
https://stiefelmayer-lasertechnik.de/en/laser-technology/home.html

For a video of the Stiefelmayer laser used to produce motor laminations, please watch:


For more information on this announcement, please contact: 

GERMAN MACHINE TOOLS OF AMERICA (GMTA) 
4630 Freedom Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone:  734-973-7800
Fax:  734-973-3053
Web:  www.gmtamerica.com
Email:  sales@gmtamerica.com
Attention:  Walter Friedrich, President

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Jumbo 500ºF Walk-in Oven From Grieve

No. 1019 is a 500ºF electrically heated walk-in batch oven from Grieve, currently used for curing coatings onto large discs at the customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions on this oven measure 18’ W x 18’ D x 10’ H.   260KW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the oven chamber, while a total of 66,000 CFM generated by two 30-HP recirculating blowers provides combination airflow to the workload. 

This Grieve walk-in oven features 6” insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior and interior, 2” thick insulated flooring with built-in oven truck wheel guide tracks and motorized dampers on the intake and exhaust for accelerated cooling of the oven chamber.  The oven was sectioned into four pieces for shipping convenience. 

All safety equipment required for handling flammable solvents, including explosion-venting door hardware, is provided on No. 1019. 

Controls on this jumbo walk-in oven include an SCR power controller. 


For more information, please contact:

THE GRIEVE CORPORATION
500 Hart Road
Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835 USA
Phone: (847) 546-8225
Fax: (847) 546-9210
Web: www.grievecorp.com
Email:  sales@grievecorp.com
Attention:  Frank Calabrese

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500°F Top-Loading Oven From Grieve

This Grieve oven is a 500°F (260°C) top-loading, electrically heated oven, currently used for heat treating parts at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 96” W x 20” D x 20” H.  18 KW are installed in Incoloy heating elements, while a 2 HP blower provides back to front airflow to the workload. 

This Grieve top-loading oven features 6” insulated walls, 16-gauge aluminized steel interior and a bottom reinforced for 800 lb. capacity. Additional features include a heat chamber mounted below the workspace and a pneumatic “L” shaped door.

Controls on this Grieve oven include a programmable temperature controller, separate heating element control contactors, a disconnect switch and a power controller to ensure precision proportioning of electric power to heating elements.


For more information, please contact:

THE GRIEVE CORPORATION
500 Hart Road
Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835 USA
Phone: (847) 546-8225
Fax: (847) 546-9210
Web: www.grievecorp.com
Email:  sales@grievecorp.com
Attention:  Frank Calabrese

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Shelf Oven

400°F Shelf Oven From Grieve

This Grieve oven is a 400°F (204°C) electrically heated shelf oven, currently used for heat treating parts at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 56” W x 30” D x 60” H.  15 KW are installed for heat input, while a 1000 CFM, 1 HP blower provides side-to-side horizontal airflow to the workload. 

Shelf Oven

This Grieve shelf oven features 6” insulated walls, integrally welded construction, channel shelf supports and nickel-plated wire shelves. Additional features include 304 stainless steel interior and Trilite Green enamel painted aluminized steel exterior.

Controls on this Grieve oven include a digital indicating temperature controller, manual reset excess temperature controller and separate heating elements control contactors.


For more information, please contact:

THE GRIEVE CORPORATION
500 Hart Road
Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835 USA
Phone: (847) 546-8225
Fax: (847) 546-9210
Web: www.grievecorp.com
Email:  sales@grievecorp.com
Attention:  Frank Calabrese

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New Ex9CA Safety Contactor from NOARK Electric

New Ex9CA Safety Contactor from NOARK Electric

New Ex9CA Safety Contactor from NOARK ElectricPomona, CANOARK Electric is proud to announce the release of the new Ex9CA Safety Contactor. The NOARK Ex9CA Safety Contactor is designed for use in safety function applications. It offers unique features that allow the design of safety control circuits with current ratings up to 38A. The Normally Closed (NC) Auxiliary contact is a mirror contact to the main contacts and is mechanically linked to the Normally Open (NO) Auxiliary contacts. This allows for optimal design selections in SRP/CS*. Applications for the Ex9CA include: E-stops, light curtains, safety gates and safety interlocks.

New Ex9CA Safety Contactor from NOARK ElectricThe NOARK Electric Ex9CA is equipped with a permanent transparent cover that prevents manual operation and provides easy identification of the device status. They are available with either AC or DC operating coils. DC coil models are equipped with integrated surge suppression.  Each unit is clearly identified by the prominent red front cover marked with a mechanically linked contact symbol. They install easily on 35mm DIN rail or on panels. Like all NOARK Electric products, the Ex9CA is back by a 5-year limited warranty.

NOARK Electric is a global manufacturer of low-voltage electrical components for industrial manufacturing applications. We specialize in motor controls and protection for original equipment manufacturers. Our mission is to provide customers with the highest quality products at an exceptional value and back them with world-class service and support. Every NOARK product is tested and certified to the highest standards and covered by our exclusive five-year limited warranty.

 

Source:

NOARK Electric
2188 Pomona Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91768
626.330.7007
na.noark-electric.com

For more information, please contact:
Mark Mathews, Marcom Manager
Phone: 626.330.7007 x. 103 • Email: mark.mathews@noark-electric.com

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Grieve Inert Atmosphere Oven

1250°F Inert Atmosphere Oven From Grieve

Grieve Inert Atmosphere Oven

This Grieve oven is a 1250°F (667°C) inert atmosphere oven, currently used for heat treating firearms components at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 48” W x 48” D x 36” H.  30 KW are installed in Incoloy sheathed tubular heating elements, while a 1400 CFM, 1-1/2 HP recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow to the workload.  Inert atmosphere ovens protect parts from oxidation using any non-flammable gas such as nitrogen, argon or carbon dioxide.

This Grieve inert atmosphere oven features 12” insulated walls, all interior seams welded gas-tight, an air jacket on the inner oven for cooling, 16” high integral oven stand, 16-gauge 304 stainless steel interior and enamel-painted aluminized steel exterior.  The oven is reinforced for 2000 lb. loads, allowing the customer’s part rack to sit on the oven work space floor. 

The oven meets all requirements for inert atmosphere construction, including those in NFPA 86, FM and OSHA standards. 

Controls on this Grieve oven include a programmable temperature controller with data logging, capability, 975 CFM cooling blower with air flow safety switch and automatic purge solenoid.  An inert atmosphere inlet (1/2” NPT) with pressure regulator maintains positive pressure within the oven. 


For more information, please contact:
THE GRIEVE CORPORATION
500 Hart Road
Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835
Phone: (847) 546-8225
Fax: (847) 546-9210
Web: www.grievecorp.com
Email: sales@grievecorp.com
Attention: Frank Calabrese.

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