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10 good reasons to change from metal bearings to plastic

Bearing failure on linear guide systems results in unplanned downtime and additional costs, which is why it’s time to change to igus plastic bearings. With the drylin linear guides expert, engineers can configure a linear guide to suit a particular application online and, at the same time,...

The Vietnamese vehicle manufacturer Vinfast is ready to launch

The domain ending ‘.vn’ has not appeared very often in the field of vehicle manufacturing to date. But that could be about to change: in the form of Vinfast comes a new competitor from Vietnam whose vehicles have plenty of German technology behind them. The development could...

HARP improves the quality management system

Continuing to improve the business quality management system, JSC HARP has successfully passed the external recertification audit, which was conducted by DQS Gmbh, German company on management system certification, against the requirements of international standards new versions ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 14001:2015. According to the...

SKF Test Center wins design prize at the International Architecture Awards

The technologically innovative Sven Wingquist Test Center has been awarded the highly-regarded design prize, in the ‘industrial’ category. Gothenburg, Sweden, 8 November 2018: SKF is proud to have won a Design Award for its Sven Wingquist Test Center at The International Architecture Awards, a competition that recognises...

Warsaw User Meeting  2018 – Our BIGGEST meeting ever! How did it go?

With the dust now settled following the excitement of our User Meeting in Warsaw, we’re taking the opportunity to look back on the success of the 3-day meeting. In the beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Warsaw in Poland, over 400 delegates came together from over 260 companies...

D2 Sponsors Charity Drive

D2 Group are getting behind a charity drive in aid of Marie Curie. We are sponsoring local company, PS Autos who will be taking a fleet of cars from the UK to Benidorm and back this month. “We were delighted to be able to help out the...

PTDA Foundation Honors Ellen Holladay

Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that Motion Industries’ Ellen Holladay, senior vice president and chief information officer, was named recipient of the 2018 PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award. “To encourage more women to enter the power transmission/motion control distribution industry, the Wendy B. McDonald...

Catapults and ball bearings seized by Salisbury Police

The items were found during spot checks on cars in the Chalke Valley. Salisbury Police were out on patrol with the Rural Crime Team on Friday evening (October 26th) when this happened. They’ve said several vehicles were checked throughout the night. The catapults and ball bearings were found...

BACK UP ROLLERS: The Unitec innovative proposal for a better metal sheet quality

Unitec back-up rollers in tension levellers are essential to support and limit the movement of the work rollers, in order to get excellent quality on the metal sheet. Valeria Ferri Unitec manufactures a wide range of special cylindrical roller bearings for all kind of applications up to...

Schaeffler Adjusts 2018 Full-year Guidance

Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach (ISIN DE000SHA0159, WKN SHA015) has decided to adjust its full year 2018 guidance for the Schaeffler Group as a whole and for its Automotive OEM and Automotive Aftermarket divisions. Against the background of increasing market volatility in the global automotive business (WLTP, trade conflicts),...