Motion+Drives Magazine Summer 2024 Issue


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The Importance of Industrial Standards

Welcome to the Summer 2024 issue of Motion+Drives Magazine, where we delve into the cutting-edge world of industrial standards and drive technology. As the industry continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, the role of industrial standards in facilitating seamless communication and workflow between designers, manufacturers, vendors, end-users, and certification bodies cannot be overstated. These standards are the backbone of our industry, ensuring efficiency, reliability, and innovation.

In this issue, we bring you a collection of insightful articles and case studies that highlight the importance of these standards and showcase the latest advancements in drive technology. Our featured case study focuses on the remarkable journey of Hijos de Rivera, a company that has leveraged automated material handling solutions to achieve significant cost savings and maintain sustainable production practices. Their story is a testament to the transformative power of technology in modern manufacturing.

We also explore the latest technological developments that are shaping the drive technology industry. From innovations in automation and control systems to breakthroughs in energy efficiency and sustainability, this issue provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and technologies that are driving our industry forward.

Following the Bearing & Power Transmission World Meetings 2024, a meetup on a global level with distributors, manufacturers, solution providers, and end-users from 42+ countries, we also include an overview of the companies and their introduction in this issue of the Motion+Drives magazine.

What’s in Motion…

What’s in motion for the PT industry? Learn details about key companies, investments, trends, and advanced product solutions specifically for high precision bearings, belts, gearboxes, collars, couplings, and material handling solutions. Read about new energy-efficient drive systems, state-of-the-art repair tooling, and AI-infused remanufacturing strategies. All this and more can be found in this new edition of Motion+Drives Magazine.


I hope that you will enjoy it.

Mike Brandt