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Design

Durr Names New CEO for U.S. Unit

Mike Boss, a 30-year paint engineering veteran from Ford Motor Co., has been named CEO of Southfield, Mich.-based Durr Systems Inc.

Production

Dürr Heats the Inside for a Better Exterior Finish

The first application of the EcoInCure oven will be in a new paint shop that Dürr is building for ŠKODA in the Czech Republic.

Quality

BMW, Durr Team Up on Paint Data

BMW AG and Stuttgart-based Durr Systems AG say they could increase production uptime, process quality and equipment efficiency by sharing paint shop data.

IMTS 2016 Preview

About the Event The 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) marks the 31st edition of the event which will take place September 12-17, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Propulsion

Powertrain Technology: Acknowledging Advances

There is a lot going on in the powertrain arena, both in terms of new transmission technology that is being developed for not only the race tracks of the world, but for the street, as well as in the process and technology realm, where creating better performing product is paramount. Here’s a look at a slice of some of what’s been happening of late.

Objects of Interest: May 2008

Shop Floor CMMAvailable in three measuring ranges-20" x 24" x 16" to 30" x 40" x 24"-Sheffield Measurement's (www.sheffieldmeasurement.com) Discovery III coordinate measuring machine features hardened linear guides, lighter weigh bellows and recirculating ball bearings-in place of air bearings-for improved resistance to shop-borne contaminants.

GOING GREEN: The Challenges & The Solutions

Roosevelt’s words are a perfect summary of the problems facing automakers in relation to balancing the survival of their business and protecting the global environment.

Design

Tinkering With An Icon: The '07 Jeep Wrangler

It has a fresher design, contemporary engineering, and is being built with a new supplier partnership. Yet for all that, the fundamentals of what makes the Wrangler a Wrangler remain.