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  • Grainger, WESCO Lead Distributors On Fortune ‘Most Admired’ List

    Grainger, WESCO Lead Distributors On Fortune ‘Most Admired’ List Fortune Magazine has revealed its annual ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ list of 2017, a reputation-based ranking of companies around the globe. The list included seven companies classified as diversified wholesalers, and four of them were on Industrial Distribution’s 2016 Big 50 List: Grainger (No. 3), WESCO International (No. 5) and Wolseley (No. 1). Genuine […]

    Grainger, WESCO Lead Distributors On Fortune ‘Most Admired’ List
  • NKE Bearings – Standard and special bearings

    Standard and special bearings from NKE for demanding applications Steyr, Austria, February 2017. At this year’s Motion, Drive & Automation fair in Hannover, Germany, NKE Austria GmbH will exhibit standard and special bearings for demanding applications such as mechanical and electrical drive systems, pumps and compressors as well as agricultural machinery. Moreover, NKE will present ‘Advanced Engineering’, a new development […]

    NKE Bearings – Standard and special bearings
  • PTDA 3Q2016 Sales History & Outlook Report

    PTDA’s 3Q2016 Sales History & Outlook Report States Lowest Total Distributor Sales in Seven Quarters Chicago, Ill.—February 16, 2017 —The third quarter Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) shows power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distributor sales have declined 1.9 percent from one year ago. However, leading indicators suggest that the declining trend in […]

    PTDA 3Q2016 Sales History & Outlook Report
  • HOW TO USE ULTRASOUND IN LUBRICATION

    HOW TO USE ULTRASOUND TO UPGRADE LUBRICATION PRACTICES Avoid these 3 mistakes when lubricating bearings Friction is all around us. Without it, we would find it very difficult to run, walk, or even stand on our own two feet. We need friction to drive our cars and fly our aeroplanes, and we need friction for our motors to drive pumps. […]

    HOW TO USE ULTRASOUND IN LUBRICATION
  • PTDA Foundation – Wendy B. McDonald Award

    PTDA Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 Wendy B. McDonald Award Award Recognises a Trailblazing Woman in the Power Transmission/Motion Control Industry Chicago, Ill.—February 16, 2017— The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognises a woman who has established herself as a critical contributor to her company’s success and has affected positive change within the power transmission/motion control industry. The […]

    PTDA Foundation – Wendy B. McDonald Award
  • Distributors And Disputed Goods

    Distributors And Disputed Goods Transactions: Who Governs? Almost all distributors run into contract issues on a regular basis, including issues arising out of the classic reference of a “battle of the forms” — where no master or framework agreement exists and disputes arise about what terms and conditions govern a party’s relationship. A typical battle of the forms occurs when […]

    Distributors And Disputed Goods
  • January U.S. Factory Production Rises

    January U.S. Factory Production Rises For 4th Time In 5 Months U.S. industrial production decreased 0.3 percent in January, following a 0.6 percent increase in December. In January, manufacturing output moved up 0.2 percent, and mining output jumped 2.8 percent. The index for utilities fell 5.7 percent, largely because unseasonably warm weather reduced the demand for heating. At 104.6 percent […]

    January U.S. Factory Production Rises
  • PTDA Business Index

    PTDA  Index Indicates Continued Slower Growth for Power Transmission/Motion Control (PT/MC) Industry in 4Q2016   Chicago, Ill.—February 15, 2017—The PTDA Business Index for 4Q2016 indicates continued slowing with a reading of 48.3, a noticeable rise from the 46.9 reading in 3Q2016 but still below the January 2016 PMI® Index of 56.0. Manufacturers reported a 49.1 reading in 4Q2016 up from […]

    PTDA Business Index
  • New management appointment at Schaeffler UK

    New management appointment at Schaeffler UK Automotive and industrial supplier appoints Sally Sillis as industrial services and MRO manager GLOBAL automotive and industrial suppliers Schaeffler have appointed Sally Sillis as industrial services and MRO manager at Schaeffler (UK) Ltd. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for all industrial services and MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) in the […]

    New management appointment at Schaeffler UK
  • Collaboration for manufacturer of rolling bearings

    Collaboration for additive manufacture of rolling bearings DMG MORI, the manufacturer of machine tools, and Schaeffler Technologies AG, system supplier of rolling bearings, linear guides and drives technology, have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the companies jointly pursuing development work in the field of additive manufacturing of rolling bearings. “Both partners complement each other perfectly to drive the […]

    Collaboration for manufacturer of rolling bearings

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January U.S. Factory Production Rises

January U.S. Factory Production Rises

February 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm

January U.S. Factory Production Rises For 4th Time In 5 Months U.S. industrial production decreased 0.3 percent in January, following a 0.6 percent increase in December....

Industry News »

PTDA Business Index

PTDA Business Index

February 17, 2017 at 10:00 am

PTDA  Index Indicates Continued Slower Growth for Power Transmission/Motion Control (PT/MC) Industry in 4Q2016   Chicago, Ill.—February 15, 2017—The PTDA Business...

Manufacturers News »

NSK bearings bucket-wheel excavator

NSK bearings bucket-wheel excavator

February 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

NSK bearings prove reliable in bucket-wheel excavator The selection of NSK spherical rolling bearings in one of the world’s largest bucket-wheel excavators has proven to...

  • Abuse charge against Timken India
    Abuse charge against Timken India

    CCI rejects dominance abuse charge against Timken India Competition Commission has dismissed the allegation that...

    February 10, 2017 at 10:00 am
  • PIX Torque’ing Points
    PIX Torque’ing Points

    Pix is delighted to announce the launch of “PIX-Spectra®-XR”, Centre-corded, Raw Edge Laminated...

    February 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • Midland men bearing invention
    Midland men bearing invention

    Midland men make invention to help remove wheel bearings A pair of Midland men has come up with an invention...

    February 8, 2017 at 10:00 am

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PTSOS-Seals – BearingNet branch out into other PT parts

PTSOS-Seals – BearingNet branch out into other PT parts

January 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

BearingNet branch out into other PT parts “We believe that the BearingNet business model has worked so well for bearing distributors that it will work with a similar...

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Liebherr opens up a market segment in tunnelling

Liebherr opens up a market segment in tunnelling

February 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Liebherr opens up a market segment in tunnelling with customer-specific thrust bearings With the delivery of the first thrust bearing for the Robbins Company’s tunnelling...

Tech and Gadgets »

Happy 10th birthday iPhone

Happy 10th birthday iPhone

January 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Happy 10th birthday iPhone – the device that defined mobile computing Imagine a world without mobile touchscreen devices, where the App Store wasn’t a thing and we...

  • The Nokia 6 –  first smartphone since 2014
    The Nokia 6 – first smartphone since 2014

    The Nokia 6 will be the brand’s first smartphone since 2014 The first Nokia smartphone launched since 2014...

    January 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • Yahoo cyberattack
    Yahoo cyberattack

    Bosses say it was a different attack to one in 2014 that was revealed in September and involved 500 million accounts. Bosses...

    December 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm
  • Amazon’s Prime Air drone
    Amazon’s Prime Air drone

    A video shows the craft taking off from a warehouse and making a 13-minute flight to deliver the package in a garden. Online...

    December 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm