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25 years for NORD Czech Republic

A quarter of a century ago, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS founded its subsidiary in the Czech Republic. Now, the company is one of the biggest suppliers of drive technology in the Eastern European country. Bargteheide , 2019-07-08 Every year, 12,500 drive systems leave the main factory in the capital...

ABB Launches Safety Mount Spherical Roller Bearings

ABB has launched Dodge Safety Mount spherical roller bearings with a built-in patented locking mechanism that reduces installation time by up to 75 percent compared to traditional products. Best suited for bulk material and air handling applications, the new bearing mounts by tightening fasteners instead of using...

Introducing another addition to our Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform – RKB Europe SA

Our latest member on the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform (MAP) who’s been active in the bearing industry since 1936 is Swiss manufacturer RKB Europe SA. The industry veteran offers a wide range of industrial bearings with more than 7200 part numbers in their inventory. They specialize in: •  Deep...

Over 100 delegates already signed up! – Berlin User Meeting 2020

As most of you know, our next European User Meeting takes place in the capital of Germany, Berlin – 12-14th March 2020. The booking system went live just over a month ago and we’ve had over 100 delegates register their place already!  If you attended our previous...

In every revolution, it’s the details that matter

Powertrain engineers are pursuing innovative solutions to age old problems of efficiency, cost and reliability, SKF’s Carole Girardin, Global Product Development and Engineering Manager, explains. Gothenburg, Sweden, 2 July 2019: The automotive powertrain is in a state of flux. While engineering teams rush to develop new EV...

PTI EUROPA A/S – Our newest member on the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform

PTI Europa A/S is the latest company to take advantage of the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform (MAP) Bolt-On. The Danish-based company, founded in 1991, manufacture bearings, bearing housings and transmission products to distributors all over the world. With the goal to provide their customers with ‘sustainable supplies of quality...

German manufacturer Schaeffler to close two UK factories because of Brexit

A manufacturing firm is to close two sites in the UK, with “uncertainty” surrounding Brexit given as one factor behind the decision. Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler said the sites in Plymouth and Llanelli, South Wales, will close within two years. It is understood that up to 500 jobs could...

ACORN becomes UK stockist for Timken Type E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd has increased its range of Timken products by investing in a large stockholding of Timken Type E tapered roller bearing housed units. The new range will enable customers to slash their downtime by receiving and fitting the units to their machinery the same...

Our Hannover Messe 2019 experience

At the start of April, BearingNet exhibited at the Hannover Messe 2019 as part of the EPTDA Pavillion. We caught up with lots of our current members and had exciting conversations with companies interested in BearingNet. Our industry magazine ‘Best Bits’ was handed out to hundreds of industry...

Celebrating 100 years of the spherical roller bearing

The spherical roller bearing, that helps engineers accommodate heavy radial and axial loads in applications prone to misalignment or shaft deflections, celebrates its 100th birthday this year thanks to SKF. Gothenburg, Sweden, 16 April 2019: Originally developed in 1919 by an SKF engineer, Arvid Palmgren, the spherical...