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RKB’s new football kit sponsorship

Starting with the new season, RKB will appear on the outfit of the O17-2 team, which plays football in the Utrecht region, in the middle of the Netherlands. Their colleague, Peter van Deursen, is one of the three fathers that has trained and coached the O17-2 football...

Motion Industries Acquires Applied Machine and Motion Control

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Applied Machine and Motion Control, Inc. (AMMC), a Kentucky-based supplier of motion control and...

Winners of the Queens Award for Enterprise – International Trade 2020

John King Chains are delighted to announce that the Queen has approved the Prime Ministers recommendation that John King Chains be awarded the coveted Queens Award for Enterprise – International Trade 2020. The official announcement quite aptly coincides with the Queen’s Birthday on 21st April. The evaluation process is rigorous...

ACORN appoints new bearing & maintenance product manager

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Bearing and Maintenance Product Manager, Andy Fletcher. Andy brings with him 16 years of experience which he will put to use in assisting ACORN’s customers with all of their bearing and maintenance requirements. On...

Why you should keep marketing in an economic downturn

COVID-19 has placed the global economy on the precipice of a recession… or worse. When the full impact on the economy will be felt is still anybody’s guess, but a significant business slowdown seems inevitable. Frequently when there is an economic crisis, businesses cut back on their...

Model maintenance – SMB Bearings

First-person view (FPV) drone racing is a competitive sport where participants pilot drones via a camera and a head-mounted live stream display. In such competitive races, winning can come down to the smallest of margins, so mechanical components must always perform optimally. Here, Chris Johnson, managing director...

KUKKO goes digital – find your desired puller even faster!

KUKKO have introduced the configurator app on smartphones and tablets. With it, you gain direct access to their puller configurator without having to detour via the website. The configurator app can now be downloaded free of charge from Google Play (Android) or the App Store (iOS). Configuring...

RKB’s quality control programme

RKB’s quality control programme is rooted in RKB top management’s insistence on quality and encompasses controls performed on multiple levels, from raw material procurement, through pre-process and in-process operations to post-process check activities. In the presented pictures, it is possible to see the final inspection phase of...

Motion Industries announces two acquisitions

Birmingham, Ala. – Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), announced two acquisitions. Motion has entered into agreements to acquire TRC Hydraulics, a Canadian-based supplier of hydraulic products and services, and...

Vibration resistant bearings EXV-series

The highest vibration levels are characteristic of vibroscreens, road rollers and sawmills. All bearings, which are used in these machines must provide high rotation speed, perceive increased loads, speeds, centrifugal forces, and node operating temperature. In addition, dirt and moisture are additional adverse operating factors. All these...