Industry News Archive

Industry emphasizes Sweden’s importance as a trading partner – Partner Country Sweden – HANNOVER MESSE

A fifth of all German goods exported to Sweden are from the electrical industry, but the partner country of this year’s HANNOVER MESSE is also an important trading partner for mechanical engineering companies. In a recent article , the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) states that the mechanical...

Sweden’s SKF Teams Up with MCB for Automotive Aftermarket Services in the Middle East

Dubai, February 26, 2019  Technical support beyond product sales-This is the focal point of the newly established partnership between SKF, the world’s leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM), and Mineral Circles Bearings (MCB), one of the pioneering auto bearing specialists in the UAE. As SKF’s new automotive distributor for the...

100 years of KUKKO – From extractor specialist to global solutions provider

KUKKO, synonymous with solutions for non-destructive disassembly, celebrates its company centenary in 2019. What originated on 1/10/1919 as a production site in the basement of a house, is now a globally active family business in its fourth generation under the leadership of business owner, Michael Kleinbongartz. The...

Bowman International agree sponsorship deal with high school F1 racing team

Oxfordshire based bearings company Bowman International has agreed to become the team sponsor of the Eagles Racing Team of Monifieth High School in Dundee. Eagles Racing were recently successful in the regional finals of the F1 in Schools competition and will now progress to the national finals,...

EPTDA–PTDA JOINT PAVILION AT IAMD HANNOVER MESSE 2019

Brussels, 26 February 2019 – With more than 70 years of experience, the world’s largest industrial fair is, once again, host to all key technologies and core areas of industry in Hannover, Germany. This year, the “industry’s global hotspot” as defined by Deutsche Messe, is featuring some...

Motion Industries to Acquire Automation and Robotics Company

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Axis New England and Axis New York (“Axis”), an automation and robotics company...

PTDA Reports Growth in 4Q18, Slowing Trend for 2019

The fourth quarter 2018 Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) indicates the average PTDA distributors’ index for total sales during 4Q18 was 5.4 percent higher compared to 2017. PTDA manufacturers’ index annual average was also strong, up 7.3 percent year over...

Auburn Bearing Now Offering Miniature Thrust Bearings

MACEDON, NY (February 6, 2019) — Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing is excited to announce the addition of two miniature thrust ball bearing series, the F series and the FM series, to its trusted line of thrust bearing products. These two lines of miniature ball thrust bearings are...

Specialist distributor helps launch greener, cleaner bearings for food and drinks manufacturers

Leading industrial parts distributor Antifriction has signed a deal with Swedish multi-national SKF to stock its new blue range of Food Line ball bearing units. The ground-breaking bearings aim to improve health and safety for food and drinks manufacturers by lowering the risk of bacteria in hard...

Thin Section Bearings for the CVT-Bike

Slim bearings from Kaydon, part of the SKF Group, are in use in the design and construction of the CVT transmission of an innovative bicycle with automatic gear shift mechanism. In order to meet the application requirements, it was particularly important that both bearings should take up very...