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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...