Industry News Archive

25 years for NORD Czech Republic

A quarter of a century ago, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS founded its subsidiary in the Czech Republic. Now, the company is one of the biggest suppliers of drive technology in the Eastern European country. Bargteheide , 2019-07-08 Every year, 12,500 drive systems leave the main factory in the capital...

ABB Launches Safety Mount Spherical Roller Bearings

ABB has launched Dodge Safety Mount spherical roller bearings with a built-in patented locking mechanism that reduces installation time by up to 75 percent compared to traditional products. Best suited for bulk material and air handling applications, the new bearing mounts by tightening fasteners instead of using...

Introducing another addition to our Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform – RKB Europe SA

Our latest member on the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform (MAP) who’s been active in the bearing industry since 1936 is Swiss manufacturer RKB Europe SA. The industry veteran offers a wide range of industrial bearings with more than 7200 part numbers in their inventory. They specialize in: •  Deep...

Over 100 delegates already signed up! – Berlin User Meeting 2020

As most of you know, our next European User Meeting takes place in the capital of Germany, Berlin – 12-14th March 2020. The booking system went live just over a month ago and we’ve had over 100 delegates register their place already!  If you attended our previous...

In every revolution, it’s the details that matter

Powertrain engineers are pursuing innovative solutions to age old problems of efficiency, cost and reliability, SKF’s Carole Girardin, Global Product Development and Engineering Manager, explains. Gothenburg, Sweden, 2 July 2019: The automotive powertrain is in a state of flux. While engineering teams rush to develop new EV...

6 FEATURES OF QUALITY HIGH TEMP MOUNTED BALL BEARINGS

High-Temperature Lubrication: A high temp bearing will still fail prematurely without the correct lubrication. Lube fill rates are typically 35 to 55%, but for low speed or frequent wash-downs, we recommend higher fill rates.* C4 Internal Clearance: C4 ensures there is more internal clearance to accommodate thermal growth of...

AESSEAL Smashes Sales Record

Manufacturer achieves three consecutive months of record-breaking sales results The Rotherham-based manufacturer, which sells to 104 countries around the world, recorded £17.6 million in sales of mechanical seals, support systems and reliability based product and service solutions during May 2019 – more than £800,000 over the target....

Nomo acquires JokiLaakeri

Nomo, part of Axel Johnson International, strengthens its position further on the Finnish market by acquiring the mechanical power transmission specialist JokiLaakeri. “The acquisition of JokiLaakeri is fully in line with our strategic objective to take the leading position as technical solution provider within the fields of bearings, power...

Volkswagen and NSK Cooperation Agreement on EPS

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) and Volkswagen AG (VW; Headquarters: Wolfsburg, Germany) have announced today a formal cooperation agreement between the two companies’ steering divisions with the aim to further increase the power of innovation in steering. Both companies have agreed...

Bearing solutions for the rail industry Schaeffler (UK) Ltd

SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 06, 2019. In rail passenger vehicles and freight cars, door systems are complex sub-systems that are subject to high loads and stresses. Door components such as bearings, therefore, need to be reliable to ensure long maintenance intervals. Schaeffler offers a wide range of rotary...