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ABF appoints Ben van Oosterhout as CEO

ABF, a group of technical trading companies based in Roosendaal and a major European player in the bearings and electric motors sector, has appointed Ben van Oosterhout as their new CEO. Van Oosterhout, who has worked for the organisation as Commercial Director for eight years, has succeeded...

How the quality of your bearings can make all the difference

Working with heavy-duty equipment, safety and durability have to be two of the highest priorities. If hoists, boom loaders, cranes or any other pieces of equipment can’t hack the pressure, the repercussions are enormous. Not only can the quality of your bearings impact the project, but it...

Bearings market to grow by USD 11.02 billion through 2025

The bearings market is expected to grow by USD 11.02 billion during 2021-2025, according to the new report from Technavio This marks a significant market slow down compared to the 2020 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the first half of 2021....

The 4 Main Challenges For Bearings Within Mining & Quarrying Environments

By Steve Onions, Branch Support Manager – Hayley Bearing Solutions Bearings that operate within the challenging environment of the mining and quarrying sector have to function effectively in a world that is vastly different from the highly sanitised conditions of the food processing and manufacturing industry that we covered...

The latest product data survey by KOIOS Master Data

We caught up with Matt Fancourt and Peter Eales from KOIOS Master Data to talk to them about the product data survey they have launched.  If you would like to participate, the link to the survey is at the end of this interview. Matt attended the BearingNet...

Case Study: Extending the uptime of machinery working under tough conditions

The issue A bakery customer was experiencing excessive downtime due to chain failure in one of their applications. Due to the stop-start nature of the machine, the chain would only last a few months meaning it that downtime and unnecessary costs were mounting up quickly. They got...

Austria Quality Seal awarded to bearing manufacturer NKE

Bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH was again honoured to receive the Austria Quality Seal. The accredited quality seal is awarded by the Austrian association for the promotion of quality (ÖQA) after successful quality inspections. Quality Seal bearers receive with the commendation a certificate as proof of the...

Gearbox Basics: Gear Types

Every kind of gear type has its own pros and cons that make it suitable for certain applications and not others. To know what gear you need for a particular machine, you should have a grasp of the basic gear types. Here is the break down of...

Energy from the power of the moon

Full propulsion marine current power plant “Made by SKF” now installed at the Scottish sea. The development of tidal power is supported by the global drive to transition from fossil fuels to more sustainable alternatives. It is intended to help reduce climate-damaging CO2 emissions, slow down global...

Higher Capacity Split Roller Bearing Set To Transform Industry

Bowman are delighted to officially launch to market a split roller bearing with substantially higher radial and axial load capacities. Ideal for higher load applications across all heavy-side sectors, their new Advanced Split Roller Bearing offers up to 75% higher radial load capacity and up to a...