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  • Feb 21, 2013

    German machine tool production headed back to record levels

      Good news came out of Germany yesterday, with the VDW (German Machine Tool Builders Association) saying that it expects a modest increase in production output of 1% during 2013. This follows two years of substantial growth, says Martin Kapp, Chairman of the VDW. “This means the sector will be back to its previous high from 2008,” Kapp said in a press conference....More
  • Dec 29, 2012

    LC-130F Hercules comes out of deep freeze

    This entry will be a brief departure from my coverage of the Old Timer from Royal Oak. While going through issues of H&P from the late 1980s and early 1990s for this series, I've been coming across interesting articles, many of which are still useful today — despite being more than 20 years old. The article I'm summarizing today was written by former editor Dick Schneider and was originally published in the August 1988 issue. Seals come out of deep freeze...More
  • Dec 7, 2012

    The Old Timer of Royal Oak, Mich., Part 1

    When I began my career with H&P more than 25 years ago, a regular contributor to the magazine was The Old Timer from Royal Oak. This gentleman submitted regular contributions for about five years. The Old Timer always wanted to be kept anonymous because he wrote about situations his employer might've had problems with. I still don't know who the Old Timer was because his contributions were edited by then-editor Dick Schneider, who doesn't remember....More
  • Dec 5, 2012

    AgConnect continues to grow

    Two years ago, I remember leaving my daughter for the first time, as I attended AgConnect, the annual agricultural farm machinery show produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. It's hard to believe that two years have passed that quickly, but the event is once again fast approaching....More
  • Nov 28, 2012
    Hydraulics & Pneumatics

    Lightning Hybrids' fuel efficiency demonstration

    Lightning Hybrids, Loveland, Colo., announced this week that it will be supplying its hydraulic hybrid system on two city buses for the city of Loveland. A video like this will be shown on board the buses, to demonstrate the fuel efficiency the system is achieving....More
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