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A happy customer is a returning customer!

I’m sure the first thing every Bearing and Power Transmission distributor does when they receive an urgent part request from their customer is look on their internal system to see if they have the part in the warehouse. But what happens when you discover you don’t have...

Optimising power transmission for the Mining & Quarrying industry

Operating conditions in the mining and quarrying industry are notoriously harsh. High levels of contamination combined with heavy shock loads and excess vibration mean that machine breakdown happens regularly in this industry. Site managers must carefully consider every component that goes into their machinery, assessing it for...

Motion Industries rebrands to “Motion”

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that effective immediately they will operate under the brand name of “Motion.” The move to rebrand is intended to solidify the Company’s...

Rickard Gustafson appointed as President and CEO – SKF

The Board of AB SKF has appointed Rickard Gustafson as new President and CEO. Rickard Gustafson will succeed Alrik Danielson and join SKF during the first half of 2021. Rickard Gustafson is currently the President and CEO of the SAS Group. Before joining SAS ten years ago,...

Evolmec Srl: Delivering Quality Bearings with flexibility and timeliness

Evolmec Srl was founded in 2014 and operates in the field of design and construction of standard and special rolling bearings of medium and large dimensions. Calling on the previous experience of its founding members, the company ensures high quality standards thanks to the internal design of...

Is supplier development crucial for acquiring quality bearings?

Supplier development is the process of working with certain suppliers on a one-to-one basis to improve their performance for the benefit of the buying organisation and is critical as cheap or inappropriate bearings can ruin even the best machine. But how do you ensure that you purchase...

ACORN becomes wrapped up with Gates in new belt partnership

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd are proud to announce a new partnership with world-class power transmission giant, Gates. ACORN will distribute Gates’ premium quality range of power transmission products, including the best-selling POLY CHAIN high-performance timing belt. Founded in 1911 as a small, family-owned business, Gates has over...

There’s something you need to know about your fan bearings

Industrial fans can be found in a wide variety of applications, across almost every industry. They are used for air circulation, ventilation and fume extraction as well as for ensuring that the most critical machinery remains cool. The last thing that you need is for your industrial...

Motion Industries breaks ground for new facility

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, held a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of its planned shop facility in Irondale, Alabama. In attendance were Randy Breaux, Motion President, and Joe Limbaugh, Motion...

70 years old but with an entire future ahead: The cage-guided needle roller bearing from Schaeffler

70 years ago, Dr.-Ing. E.h. Georg Schaeffler revolutionised bearing technology. The idea: To improve guidance of the needles in the needle roller bearing by using a cage. The first practical tests involving cage-guided needle roller bearings began in February 1950. The results were convincing – the components...