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

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 […]

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PTDA 3Q2016 Sales History & Outlook Report

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 […]

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HOW TO USE ULTRASOUND IN LUBRICATION

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. […]

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PTDA Foundation – Wendy B. McDonald Award

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 […]

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PTDA Business Index

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 […]

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Collaboration for manufacturer of rolling bearings

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 […]

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