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ABF donates €9,627 to WWF and War Child

December 2019, ABF decided on different Christmas gifts. No bottles of wine and presents for customers, but the entire budget was donated to support charities including the World Wildlife Fund and War Child. The bearings and electric motors wholesaler sent their clients a personal Christmas card and...

NBC goes ‘Back to the Future’

The unique rebranding story for the trade division of NBC Group Ltd, back to a familiar name. Rebrands are always difficult, with customers having to trade with new names they aren’t necessarily used to. However, NBC Group Ltd are rebranding their Trade division to a name many...

How Dutch company Bega helped change the way bearings are mounted & dismounted

We speak to Communications Director and former co-owner of Bega International, Carol Poelma, about the company’s impact on the power transmission industry. I was 16 years old and my Father-in-law-to-be was realising his dream: to set up his own company. He had just become owner of a...

2D and 3D CAD and Reduction of Radial Clearance Solutions

Electronic Catalog BGL Sleeves For Bearings | A leading manufacturer of premium accessories to mount and dismount bearings helps engineers by of offering 3D CAD models for download directly from its Electronic Catalog. Manufacturing the whole range of sleeves for bearings, precision nuts and other accessories BGL...

Role models for a multicultural Europe in the Ruhr region

Whilst Friedrich PICARD GmbH & Co. KG continues to grow, with their roller bearings and linear motion technology, alongside an unrivalled product range, it is their attention to making their offices welcoming and multi-cultural, that catches the eye. Founded in Bochum, Germany in 1922, the specialists in...

Schaeffler’s Eric Steinbecher Elected to MEMA’s 2020 Board of Directors

· President of Schaeffler’s Automotive Aftermarket division in the Americas unanimously elected to MEMA’s 2020 board of directors · Steinbecher’s wide-ranging business development and global strategy expertise to help advance MEMA’s mission to secure a positive future for vehicle suppliers Global automotive and industrial Aftermarket Americas, has been unanimously...

A marvellous legacy that will continue into the future

It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the sad passing of John Bass, an original founder of BearingNet. Without John, BearingNet would not be the same as it is today. John was instrumental and many of the best ideas on BearingNet came from him. He leaves...

Long Live The King – John King Chains

Our Heritage in Cast Chains is evolving and improving through consistent Research and Development, new technology, processes and quality control. Here, we are hard face welding to a large cast manganese drag chain for a US cement plant. This is all done robotically to ensure consistency of...

SKF Induction Heater Makes Hot-Mounting Bearings Faster and Safer

December 17, 2019— The TWIM 15 induction heater has been designed to simplify the hot-mounting process. Alberto Herrera, product development manager at SKF, says: “All the operator has to do is to place the bearing in the center of the heater and connect a temperature probe to...

Load sensing bearings with fiber optic sensors designed to speed up product development

Designers can accelerate the design cycle by analysing bearing loads quickly and accurately thanks to the addition of fiber optic based SKF’s Load Sensing Bearings – for pumps and compressors Gothenburg, Sweden, 24 October 2019: SKF releases the world’s first commercial load sensing bearing based on its...