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Safe bearing assembly thanks to smart technology of the new generation BETEX Low Frequency induction heaters

At the Hannover Messe Bega Special Tools have introduced a new generation of low-frequency induction heaters. These are used for controlled heating of bearings, gears and other machine parts. By using smart processor technology, there is better control over a stress-free and controlled heating process. The heating...

How did digital technology turn this ugly duckling factory into a world-beater?

Siemens UK has been in the vanguard of the industry’s drive for a meaningful industrial strategy from the government. The result is the Made Smarter Commission, which leads the campaign to digitalise manufacturing in the UK – the company’s CEO Juergen Maier CBE is its co-chair. In...

Automated Guided Vehicles: Optimising logistics & improving efficiencies

Brose’s Coventry factory in Colliery Lane has fully embraced Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), with the driverless technology helping to speed up the movement of finished goods and significantly reduce the prospect of human error. Travelling at one metre per second, the AGVs are expected to cover 67,000km...

Will robots take your manufacturing job? Hint: No!

Around 1.5 million jobs in England are at “high risk” of some of their duties being automated in the future, new analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows. The report analysed the jobs of 20 million people in England in 2017 and has found that 7.4%...

Schaeffler combines condition and torque monitoring in one single system

The long-term development partnership of Schaeffler and Bonfiglioli, the market leader in yaw and pitch drives for wind turbines, leading to the creation of a compact Industry 4.0 solution package. Schaeffler has combined two of its proven measuring systems, the SmartCheck and the TorqueSense to create a...

Rolling bearings from NKE for motors and generators

Steyr, Austria, May 2019. Bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH offers a wide range of rolling bearings for electrical machines. Particularly designed for motors and generators, the bearings are noted for their low running noise, efficient seals, high load ratings and long service life. NKE presents these bearings...

MCB celebrates its 35th anniversary as it returns to Automechanika Johannesburg

Dubai, May 9, 2019- On its 35th year anniversary in the aftermarket industry, Mineral Circles Bearings (MCB) takes centre stage at Automechanika’s hall 5, stand 5F01A from the 18th until the 21st of September 2019 at the Expo Center Nasrec, Johannesburg, South Africa. In preparation for the next decade, MCB transitions...

ABF is moving up, with new offices in Rotterdam too!

ABF has recently moved into office space on the sixteenth floor of the Millennium Tower at Weena. Commercial Director, Ben van Oosterhout, explains the expansion: “This compact office space provides flexible workspaces creating opportunities for growth for various departments. It is a logical next step in view...

Schaeffler is the new premium partner to BMW M Motorsport in the DTM.

The coming DTM season will see a strong new partnership for Schaeffler AG: As part of their long-term cooperation, Schaeffler will start the 2019 DTM season as the new premium partner to BMW M Motorsport. The Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM (based on the 600-plus horsepower car from...

Do you want to learn more about PTI?

Then we invite you to view our timeline here and get a quick overview of our doings for the past 28 years. Are you curious on some of the larger customers, we have been the main supplier to for a number of years, then check our referenceshere please. Our strong...