Industry News Archive

Six Signs of a Successful Acoustic Lubrication Program

Acoustic Lubrication is just one of the 8 application pillars adopted by world-class ultrasound programs. And what an important one it is. Poor lubrication practices account for as much as 40% of all premature bearing failures. When ultrasound is utilized to assess lubrication needs and schedule grease...

LE Case Study: Concrete Mixing Plant

Customer Profile Merritt Ready Mix started as a sand and gravel supplier before moving into small batch concrete production. They now sell concrete, sand and gravel in the Lincoln, Nebraska area. They have been an LE customer since 1999. Application Merritt operates a small batch concrete plant manufactured by Cement Tech,...

PTDA Reports Growth in Early 2018

August 28, 2018—The first 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 1Q18 was up 5.5 percent from the year-ago level and is growing at an accelerating pace. PTDA manufacturers’ average...

Timken completes acquisition of ABC Bearings

The acquisition of ABC Bearings furthers Timken’s global leadership position in tapered roller bearings by expanding its presence in India and enhancing its export capabilities to serve global markets. Timken India Ltd., a subsidiary of The Timken Company, a global leader in engineered bearings and power transmission...

Deutsche Messe announces Industrial Transformation MEXICO

Deutsche Messe AG announced today the launch of Industrial Transformation MEXICO – a HANNOVER MESSE Event. Scheduled for 9–11 October 2019 at the Poliforum León convention and exhibition center in León, the tradeshow and conference is the next step in Deutsche Messe’s globalization of the HANNOVER MESSE...

Liebherr expands its portfolio with main bearings for wind turbines

Continuously rotating moment bearings for wind turbines Optimised bearing design due to Liebherr’s own test bench At WindEnergy 2018 in Hamburg, one of the most important wind energy platforms, Liebherr presents its new main bearing to the professional public. At WindEnergy 2018, one of the most important wind energy...

Jaguar to commence production on electric vehicle

Jaguar Land Rover will commence production on its electric E-Type Zero model, following a one-off concept version unveiled last year. The British automotive giant, will sell original E-Types that have been restored and converted to run on battery power – image courtesy of JLR. Concept Zero is...

Food plant saves €52,000 after switching to Molded-Oil bearings

Highlighting the benefits that can be achieved by using Molded-Oil bearings from NSK, a British snack food manufacturing plant is saving more than €52,000 a year after replacing the existing bearings in a seven-track conveyor system. It is well established that the frequent cleaning cycles of machines in the...

ZEN Ball Bearings – Turning the Groove

Schaeffler on track

Revenue grows 5.8 percent at constant currency in the first six months The Schaeffler Group generated earnings before financial result and income taxes (EBIT) of 773 million euros during the first six months; second quarter EBIT was affected by a special item of 22 million euros related...