Distributors News Archive

Axel Johnson International acquires Polish sealing specialist, Passerotti, from ERIKS

Axel Johnson International’s Industrial Solutions business group has acquired Passerotti sp. z.o.o., a Polish niche distributor of technical seals, from the industrial service provider ERIKS. With eight locations in Poland, Passerotti is a significant player in the Polish market with about 11,000 customers present in both MRO and...

Megadyne Group Acquisition Announcement

Megadyne is pleased to announce a new important acquisition. Megadyne SpA, a Turin-based company controlled by Partners Group and the Tadolini Family, a world leader in power transmission belts and conveying system, is proud to announce the acquisition of the CHALLENGE GROUP having locations in UK, Ireland,...

NOMO ENTERS THE NORWEGIAN BEARING AND POWER TRANSMISSION MARKET

Nomo acquires the Norwegian bearing and power transmission specialist Rotek AS. By this acquisition, Nomo enters the Norwegian market for mechanical power transmission products and services. “The establishment in Norway has been a strategic objective for many years,” says Mattias Jaginder, CEO of Nomo. “By acquiring Rotek...

AESSEAL Records Significant Sales Increase

Rotherham-based engineering firm continues to invest for growth AESSEAL, one of Britain’s most valuable engineering businesses, has reported a significant 12.5 per cent rise in sales in 2017, as it benefitted from the weakness of the pound. The Rotherham-based company designs and makes seals for a wide...

Axel Johnson International acquires Dutch mechanical power transmission company

Axel Johnson International’s Industrial Solutions business group is increasing its market presence in the Netherlands through the acquisition of MAK Aandrijvingen B.V., effective May 2. MAK, located in Lelystad, provides power transmission solutions including chains, belts, motors and reducers to OEM customers. “As a value-adding distributor for...

ERIKS to create 120 jobs at Prime Point

ERIKS, Europe’s largest industrial services company, is to open a purpose-built hub at Prime Point on the Pensnett Estate in Kingswinford., Estate owners London and Cambridge Properties has announced the addition to the multi-million pound speculative industrial and warehouse development. The company, which has its UK head...

CRAFT bearings team has a new beast!

After an astounding 12th place finishes at the 2018 Dakar Rally, Antanas Juknevicius and CRAFT bearings Dakar Rally team has made a move to a new racecar! The new Hilux, produced by Overdrive back in 2016, has an independent rear suspension, kevlar body and has done only...

Introducing… PBC Linear Products!

DON’T FORGET THAT GODIVA ARE NOW YOUR OFFICIAL UK AGENTS FOR PBC Linear began in 1983 as Pacific Bearing Company, creating a patented and innovative solution to the common problem of failing linear ball bearings. Since then, they have greatly expanded their technology, expertise and services into a complete linear motion...

Race Transmissions sign exclusive agreement with ABB for its Dodge product range

Race Transmissions has been appointed the first accredited UK provider of ABB’s Dodge mechanical power transmission products. The ABB authorised value provider program has been operating between ABB and its third-party sales channels for over a decade. In the UK this currently covers variable speed drives and...

Motion Industries opening new West Coast distribution centre

Motion Industries Inc. will open a new distribution centre in Auburn, Wash., late spring in 2018. Enhancing Motion Industries’ logistical network, the new distribution centre (DC) will serve 24 area Motion Industries branch locations daily, as well as the entire Motion Industries North American footprint (500+ locations)...