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Increased representation for Vesconite Bearings in USA

Experienced polymer-products representative Gary Croeser has officially become the Vesconite Bearings representative in the US. This was the announcement made by Vesconite Bearings chairperson Dr Jean-Patrick Leger this month. “Croeser has successfully managed the Vesconite Bearings Texas warehouse since 2004,” he said. “I am very pleased to...

Special lubricant grease for small gears subject to high loads

Klϋber Lubrication introduces Klübersynth GE 14-151, a special grease for highly loaded small gears like those found in power tools. This product consists of a finely balanced combination of ester and synthetic hydrocarbon base oils with an aluminum complex soap thickener. Klübersynth GE 14-151 has a wide...

Schaeffler acquires Elmotec Statomat GmbH

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler today concluded a contract to acquire Elmotec Statomat Holding GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “Elmotec Statomat”), based in Karben near Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Elmotec Statomat GmbH is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of production machinery for the high-volume...

Thordon bearings help in cutterhead suction dredger application

The world’s most powerful LNG-fuelled cutterhead suction dredger (CSD), Spartacus, will enter service with water-lubricated Composite cutterhead shaft and intermediate ladder bearings from Thordon Bearings. When delivered next summer to Belgian dredging and reclamation specialist DEME Group from Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands, Spartacus will be...

Fersa Bearings acquires 100 percent of NKE Austria

Steyr, Austria, 26 November 2018. Fersa Bearings S.A. made official the purchase of 100 percent of the Austrian company NKE Austria GmbH on 19 October 2018, at a ceremony held in the city of Linz, Austria. The event was attended by Carlos Oehling, Chief Executive Officer of...

Rauli Hantikainen takes charge of industry 4.0 business sector at Schaeffler

Rauli Hantikainen (58) took over as Head of the Industry 4.0 strategic business sector of the Schaeffler Group at the beginning of September and will strengthen the Executive Committee Industrial in this role. Mr. Hantikainen is joining Schaeffler from Landis+Gyr, a globally-active provider of energy management solutions...

PEMAC Names Award Winners at MainTrain Conference

As part of the MainTrain conference, Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) held an awards dinner at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario. The first-ever PEMAC Maintenance Team of the Year – Large Organization award was presented to Cameco Port Hope Conversion Facility. The...

Miller Park roof engine removed as part of stadium maintenance

Workers jacked up a part of the Miller Park roof Monday and removed one of the bogies — the powerful engines used to open and close the massive structure. The work is part of a $900,000 project that combines routine maintenance with an investigation into an odd “clicking”...

Bet On Black – King Engine Bearings pMax Racing Bearing System

Engine bearings are one of those items, where because you don’t see them on a regular basis, they suffer from the “out of sight, out of mind” problem. The only time the average performance enthusiast thinks about their bearings is when first assembling the engine, and when...

Timken Declares Quarterly Dividend of 28 Cents Per Share

The board of directors of The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 28 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 4, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 20, 2018. This marks the 386th...