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            (Last Updated 21 Jan 00)
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Applied Industrial Technologies (New Castle) (Machine Tools and Accessories)
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Small Engine Warehouse
Northern Hydraulics
M.P. Jones, Inc. (Electric and Electronic Components)
Digi-Key (Electronic Components)
Circuit Specalists
Davis Instruments
Omega Engineering (Sensors/Data Acquisition)
National Instruments
Edmund Scientific
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Thomas Register Search for Regional Suppliers
Food Industry Buying Guide
CarrLane (Tooling, Workholding Components)
Professional Organizations
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers
Fluid Power Society
American Society of Ag/Bio Engineers
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Society of Tribologists/Lubrication Engineers
American Institute of Motion Engineers
Association of Facilities Engineers
American Society of Engineering & Education
Society of Plastics Engineers
American Society of Safety Engineers
Audio Engineering Society
Biomedical Engineering Society
American Institute For Medical and Biological Engineering
American Society of Healthcare Engineers
American Society of Bakery Engineers
International Society of Optical Engineering
European Society for Engineering and Medicine
National Academy of Engineering
Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design
Society of Experimental Mechanics
Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE)
American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
American Boiler and Manufacturers Association
American Iron and Steel Institute
American Society for Metals (ASM)
American Plastics Organization
Aluminum Association
American Society for Testing and Materials
American Petroleum Institute
American Bearing Manufacturers Association
Bearing Specialists Association
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
Electronics Industry Association
Robotics Industries Association (RIA)
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Acoustical Society of America
Equipment Manufacturers Institute
The American Filtration Society
National Lubricating Grease Institute
International Society for Measurement & Control
Power Transmission Distributors Association
National Fluid Power Association
Institute of Packaging Professionals
Flexible Packaging Association
National Institute of Packaging Handling and Logistics Engineers
Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.
Food Processing Machinery & Supplies Association
National Food Processors Association
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA)
Material Handling Industry Association
Gear Industry Homepage
Powder and Bulk Engineering
Plastics and Rubber Industry
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
Society for Computer Applications in Radiology (SCAR)
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
Society for Biomaterials
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
American Society of Biomechanics
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
Biomechanics World Wide
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
National Science Foundation
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NASA Corroson Research and Engineering Links
NASA Technology Transfer Office
US Army Corp of Engineers

National Association of Manufacturers
Materials Information Society
National Tooling & Machining Association
National Institute for Metalworking Skills
National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
National Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery
National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA)
Polyurethane Manufacturers Association - PMA
Integrated Manufacturing Technology Roadmapping Initiative
Next-Generation Manufacturing (NGM)
US Navy Best Manufacturing Practices
US Navy Composite Manufacturing Technology
DOD Manufacturing Technology Program
Oak Ridge Center for Manufacturing Technology
The Educational Society for Resource Management
National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing
Automatic Identification Manufacturers
American Textile Manufacturers Association
American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA)
North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)
Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA)
Gear Manufacturing Information Resources
Precision Machined Products Association
American Machine Tool Distributors' Association
Precision Metalforming Association
The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
American Welding Society
Welders Domain
The Welding Institute
Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International
The Electronics Manufacturing Association - EMA
Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA)
Construction Industry Manufacturers Association (CIMA)
North Carolina Manufacturing and Technology Net
Illinois Manufacturing Online
German Machinery and Plant Manufacturing
Annual Survey of Manufacturers
Forging Industry Association
Food Manufacturing Forum
Paint and Coating Online
Center For Food And Pharmaceutical Packaging Research
Healthcare Manufacturing Index
Healthcare Industry Manufacturers Association
Medical Devices Manufacturing Association
National Association for Medical Equipment Services
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Harris Database Manufacturers Search
Medical Devices Agency
Dential Manufacturers of America

Patents, Trademarks and Intellectual Property
US Patent and Trademark Office
Patent Search
IBM Intellectual Property Network

Engineering Standards/Codes

American Society for Testing and Materials
American National Standard Institute
International Standards Organization
American Society of Quality
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers
Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA)
National Safety Council
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
National Electrical Safety Foundation (NESF)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
NASA WWW Virtual Library
ISO Online
ISO 9000, ISO 9001
ISO 14000 InfoCenter
The National Electrical Safety Code®
Machine Guarding Standards
Standards for Occupational Noise Levels
FDA - Center for Devices and Radiological Health
FDA - Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Law Institute
Food Safety and Inspection Service
US Department of Commerce-Medical and Dential Equipment
Underwriters Laboratory
Computer Aided Engineering Online
DesktopEngineering Online
The Engineering Zone
Mechanical Engineering Software/Shareware
ME Design Software
Pro/Engineer Tutorial
Pro Engineer User Group
CAE-Injection Molding
Autodesk (AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop)
AutoCAD Users Group of the Poconos
Bridgeport CNC Machines
ModernMachineShop Online
CNC Controls
The CNC Programming Page
CNC Shareware and Freeware
CNC Stuff Page
CNC Future Web Page
CNC Concepts, Inc.
CAD-CAM Controls
National Prototyping Center
Rapid Prototyping Useful Sites
Wohlers Rapid Prototyping Useful Sites
Rapid Prototyping Reference Information
The Rapid Prototyping Resource Center
The Rapid Prototype Laboratory at the University of Dayton
Rapid Prototyping and Tooling
NOAA Rapid Prototyping Center
The W.M. Keck Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering Lab
3D Systems, Inc.
Accelerated Technologies, Inc.
Quality Molding, Inc. (Injection Molds)


The Automation List
Robotics Online
Robotic Vehicles Group
Control Engineering Online
PT Design (Motion Control)
Compumotor Online
Team Delta (parts for robotic systems)
Intelegent Motion Systems, Inc.
Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems
Control Engineering Virtual Library
Programmable Logic Controllers
Parker Automation Group
Parker Intrumentation Division
Eaton Commercial Controls
Nyden Motion Controls
Process Controls Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation
Allen-Bradley Controllers
Transtronic Electronic Controllers

Electronics and Instrumentation
MicroWave Engineering OnLine
Sensors WorldLink
EE Times OnLine
Practical Electronics Magazine
National Semiconductor
Newark Electronics
Jameco Electronics
Norm's Industrial Electronics
Cole-Parmer Instrument Company
Micro Mo Electronic Motors
SIKO Encoders
US Digital
ElectroStatics, Inc.
Lewis Electronics Research Center (NASA)
Laser Sensing Technology (NASA)
MIT Electronics Research Lab
UofM Electronic Products and Systems Center
Micro Laser Systems, Inc.
Pressure and Flow Transducers
Proximity and Limit Switches
A History of Piezoelectricity
Piezoelectric Devices
Ultrasonic Basics
Infrared Sensing
Fotec Fiber Optics
Laurenco Cables and Fibercom
Berg Electronics
Data Electronics, Inc.
Allied Electronics, Inc.
SAIA-Burgess Electronics
M.P. Jones, Inc. (Electric and Electronic Components)
Davis Instruments
Omega Engineering (Sensors/Data Acquisition)
National Instruments (Labview)
Labtech Data Acquisition
Duncan Instruments
Vickers Electronic Systems
Cermetek Microelectronics, Inc.
Ceast Inc. (Equipment for Material Testing)
The GPS Store
GPS World Online
Trimble GPS

Mechanical Systems and Components

General Design Links
WWW Virtual Library for Mechanical Engineering
The Mechanical Analysis Home Page
Machine Design OnLine
Industrial Design News
Industrial Products Bulletin
OEM Off-Highway
Mechatronics, Inc.

Material Properties Database
Alcoa (Aluminum)
GE Plastics
Metal Online

Rotor Clip (Retaining Rings)
Southco Latches
Loctite-Adhesives, Thread Sealing and Thread Locking

National Rod Ends
Timkin Roller Bearings
Torrington Bearings
Standard Bearings, Inc.
SealMaster Bearings
NKS Bearings
Cooper Bearings
Small Bearings
Thomson Industries


Gear Industry Homepage
The Gear Works, Inc.
Gearing - Composite Material
Thermoplastic Gears
Boston Gear
Federal Gear Corp.
Federal-Mogul Corp. Industrial Sales Div.
Ruch Gear, Inc.
Stock Drives, Inc.
DavidBrown Mechanical Components
Bison Gear
Secs, Inc. (Precision Driveline Components)

Driveline Components
Dana/Spicer Driveline Components
Dodge Mechanical Components
Power Transmission Systems and Components
Lovejoy, Inc. - Couplings
Renbrant Precision Couplings
Power Transmission Components
Clutches and Brakes
Sprocket Specialists
Tsubaki Roller Chain and Transmission Products
Diamond Chain Co.
Martin Sprock & Gear, Inc.
Browning Power Transmission
Morse Transmission Components

Nook Industries
Ultra Motion Linear Actuators
AUMA Actuators
Time and Precision, Inc.
Automation Gages, Inc. (Linear Motion)
Stepper Motor Discussion Group
Haydon Stepper Motors
SIKO Encoders
Ball Screws and Actuators, Inc.
Linak Actuators
SAIA-Burgess Electronics

Vibration Isolation
Shock Absorbers and Dampers
Vibration Isolation
Engine Mounts
Lord Corp. Mechanical Components

Engines and Power Units
Diesel Power Equipment Co.
Deere Drive Systems
Cummins Engine Company
Detroit Diesel
Mitsubishi Engine North America, Inc.
Murphy Engine/Motor Controls
Deere Power Units
Rockford Powertrains
Isuzu Engines
Briggs and Stratton
Kohler Engines
Honda Small Engines
Honda Marine Engines

Electric Drives
US Electric Motors
Warner Electric, Industrial Products Div. of Dana Corp.
Electro-Mechanical Corp.
Leeson Electric Motors and Geardrives
Reliance Electric

Kinematics and Mechanisms
Four-bar Coupler Curve Atlas
Universal Joint Kinematics


Lubricant Basics
Lube Oil Theory and Practice
Grease Theory and Practice
Tribology Resources on the Internet:  Friction, Lubrication and Wear
National Lubricating Grease Institute
Lubrication Systems Co.
Castrol Industrtial
Mobile Oil
Lubriplate Co.
Metal Working Lubricants Co.
Dupont Performance Lubricants
Grease and Oil Seals
Fluid Power Systems and Components
Fluid Power Journal
The Fluid Power Educational Foundation
Parker Hannifin Corp.
Eaton Hydraulics
Vickers, Inc.
Aeroquip, Inc.
Danfoss Fluid Power, Inc.
Cross Manufacturing, Inc.
Certified Power, Inc.
Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc.
Gates Rubber Co.
Auburn Gear
Gresen Hydraulic Valves
Poclain Hydraulics, Inc.
Eaton Hydraulics, Heavy Duty Drive Systems
Sawmill Hydraulics, Inc.

Pneumatic Systems and Components

Pneumatics Online
Parker Pneumatic Division
Air Logic Co.
ASCO Pneumatic Controls
Eaton Pneumatics Control Division
Pneumequip, Inc.
General Industrial Supply
Material Handling
Material Handling Website
Processing Pumps and Filtration Online
Material Handling Equipment
Medical Equipment
Medical Design Online
Medical Design Technology
Biomedical Engineering Network
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Medical Product Design, Inc.
Medical Device Link
Medical Devices of Canada
The Internet Medical Products Guide
Dential Equipment Manufacturers
Cana-Med Supplies
XTEC Portable X-ray Equipment
Wheelchair Lifts, Inc.
Innovative Healthcare Devices, Inc.
Axon Instruments, Inc.
NonInvasive Medical Devices, Inc.
Manufacturing and Processing Equipment
Yamaha Robotics
Yamaha Factory Automation Division
Philadelphia Control Systems, Inc., Factory Automation and Process Control Equipment
Hudson Machinery Worldwide
Manufacturing Engineering, Inc.
Green Bay Machinery Co.
R&J Engineering Corp., Hard Gelatin Capsule Equipment and Technology
Kennametal Global Machining Equipment
Bridgeport Machines, Inc.
Ingersoll Machining and Cutting Equipment
Thor Punch Presses
Advanced Lifts, Inc. (Lifts, Material Handling and Recycling Equipment)
ITW Workholding Group
Phantom Machinery Equipment Links
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada
Material Handling Industry of America
Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association
Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA)
H.K. Systems, Inc., Material Handling Systems
Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PACKNET)
Packaging Technology & Engineering Magazine
Packaging Digest
Placon Packaging
C & H Packaging (Specialty Packaging and Spouts)
GPL Plastics Machinery
Classic Plastics Injection Molding Machines
Technical Machine Products (Equip. for Circuit Boards, Plastics, Rubber, Composites)
Jennerjahn Machines (Extrusion, Rolling, etc.)
Siemans (Automation for Plastic Manufacturing)
MEGTEC Printing and Processing Equipment
Teel Plastics, Inc.
Reiss Manufacturing, Inc. (Rubber Products)
Martin Engineering
Mayville Engineering (Reloaders, Platforms)
Carrier Vibrating Equipment
Feeding Concepts, Inc.
Kice, Inc. (Air Handling/Conveying Equipment)
MPD, Inc. (Crushers, Material Handling Equipment)
Pharmaceutical Equipment
Thayer Scale, Inc.
Hartman Scale Co.
Frigoscandia Food Processing Equipment
Titan Supply (Food Processing and Handling Equipment)
Monon Processing Equipment, Inc.
Buhler Industries, Inc.
CarterDay International (Granular Material Processing)
Goring-Kerr (Metal Detection and X-Ray Equipment)
Stein (Coating, Cutting and Cooking)
Citrus Processing Systems, Inc.
Food Processing Systems
Food Handling and Packaging Systems
Snack Food Processing Equipment
Kusel Equipment Co.(Stainless Food/Processing Machinery)
FMC, Inc. - Food and Processing Machinery

Mobile Equipment Manufacturers

Ford Motor Company
General Motors
Dodge Motor Co.
BMW Auto
BMW Cycles
GMC Truck
Link-Belt Construction Equipment
New Holland
Deere and Co.
AGCO Allis
Krone Niemeyer (mowers, etc.)
New Idea, Inc. (mowers, etc.)
Hesston (mowers, etc.)
Bush Hog
Gravely Power Equipment
Honda Power Equipment
Grasshopper Mowers
Pettibone Cranes and Lifts
Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Inc.
Hitachi Construction Equipment
Kawasaki Construction Machinery Corp
Komatsu America Corp
Highway Equipment Co.
FMC Mobile Machinery
Byron Equipment Co.
Ingersoll Equipment Co.
Vermeer Equipment Manufacturing Co.
Trailmate Cycles