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Torsion Control Products produces coupling design for one of the world’s largest haul trucks

Werdohl, Germany, April 2020. With their unique torsional characteristics, spring couplings from Torsion Control Products (TCP) are designed for diesel engines used in construction machines, agricultural vehicles, industrial equipment, marine powertrains and mining equipment. For one of the world’s largest mining vehicles, TCP created a coupling with...

Production of large bearings at NKE: Steyr plant reaches record utilised capacity in Q1

Steyr, Austria, April 2020. NKE Austria GmbH reports record capacity utilisation at its Steyr plant: more than 1000 large bearings were in production in the first quarter of 2020. Based in the Austrian city of Steyr, the bearing specialist follows a flexible production strategy, allowing it to produce...

NSK helps casting shop save over €100,000 a year

A change of bearing type on the carousel of a casting line, coupled with a small recommended design change, has led to savings of €100,095 per annum at a leading manufacturer of gas turbine blades after it began experiencing bearing failures every six weeks. Due to the...

Powered by passion and shooting for success

ConCar participated in a football cup – creating success on and off the office floor. ConCar has specialised in drive technology for over 40 years. With passion and technical know-how, the Munich based company have everything rolling along nicely. Founded in 1976, ConCar has stayed on the...

80 years of experience gives rise to specialism in rolling bearings

From their headquarters in Balerna, Switzerland, Sales Director of RKB Bearings, Alessandro Russi, spoke with us about how the group have become specialists in their field. From design to engineering, research and development to quality control. Over the last 80 years, with more than 500 employees working...

Seamless engineering delivered thanks to SKF and SMT collaboration

Engineers now have access to the ultimate design tool capability, through the integrations of SKF’s Bearing Module calculation service into the analysis software of SMT, a leader in mechanical and electromechanical transmission engineering services. Gothenburg, Sweden, 22 April, 2020: By combining SKF and SMT’s technical analysis and...

Carter engages overdrive as sales accelerate

Prominent in the expansion of any international manufacturer is growing the size of the team. At Carter Manufacturing Ltd the enlargement of the sales and engineering teams have had a profound effect. We spoke to Carter’s Managing Director Karl Brundell about the new and familiar faces that...

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...