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  • TAKE IT FROM THE GEAR DOCTORS: MEASURING IS ONE THING, KNOWING IS ANOTHER.

    While modern computer-aided analysis tools give super-accurate stress results for a certain load, the actual maximum load is often the least known element in what the designer can be sure of when designing a gear drive for a dynamic environment.  How to manage that dynamic simulation efficiently and master the possible cross-system interactions occurring between the
  • CONTINUOUS ECONOMY IS FOR YOU AND ME

    The environmental goals, risk factors and guidelines of ATA Gears were defined back in the early 2000s and our Environmental Management System was already audited and certified by DNV in 2013. So sustainability and environmental footprint are nothing new to us. But ATA’s aim is to raise environmental awareness and sustainable action throughout its operations,
  • THE GEAR DOCTOR’S ORDERS: START LEARNING AND BEING PROACTIVE

    ”I agree with all this, but it does not concern our industry or my firm.” Now where have you heard that before? Realizing that the absolute basics of our business today are changing often takes a long time, as we “rationally” try to prove that this isn’t so. Therefore every manager should stop and think
  • ATA ReVive™: SUSTAINABILITY AND DECREASED DOWNTIME THROUGH EFFECTIVE USE OF RESOURCES

    We all prefer doing meaningful and cost-effective work, right? And what could me more meaningful than making sure that the precious resources available are effectively used to their full potential. That’s what ATA’s ReVive™ service concept is all about. In some cases, the harsh environments where bevel gears are operating can leave their marks on
  • AN EXCITING ERA BY PENTTI HALLILA

    Indeed I can report that it was truly exciting to work for ATA the first 15 years, then pursue a career elsewhere for another 15 years, and then return to ATA. It is really interesting to learn what has changed and what has not. Information technology is at completely new level, naturally. Also, production technology
  • GDPR – TURNING CONS INTO PROS

    The GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, became applicable within the EU from 25 May 2018. This means that companies, organisations, foundations and associations will have to have their personal data registers in compliance with the enactment. The regulation applies to all institutions that collect, keep and handle their employees’, customers’ and other partners’
  • NEW WINDS

    In sailboat racing the most exciting part is the windward leg. This is where the most can be gained – or lost. The boat in the lead is the one that has the least distance from the turn mark in the direction of the wind. As the boats cannot go directly against the wind, but