Industry News Archive

PEMAC Names Award Winners at MainTrain Conference

As part of the MainTrain conference, Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) held an awards dinner at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario. The first-ever PEMAC Maintenance Team of the Year – Large Organization award was presented to Cameco Port Hope Conversion Facility. The...

Miller Park roof engine removed as part of stadium maintenance

Workers jacked up a part of the Miller Park roof Monday and removed one of the bogies — the powerful engines used to open and close the massive structure. The work is part of a $900,000 project that combines routine maintenance with an investigation into an odd “clicking”...

Bet On Black – King Engine Bearings pMax Racing Bearing System

Engine bearings are one of those items, where because you don’t see them on a regular basis, they suffer from the “out of sight, out of mind” problem. The only time the average performance enthusiast thinks about their bearings is when first assembling the engine, and when...

10 good reasons to change from metal bearings to plastic

Bearing failure on linear guide systems results in unplanned downtime and additional costs, which is why it’s time to change to igus plastic bearings. With the drylin linear guides expert, engineers can configure a linear guide to suit a particular application online and, at the same time,...

HARP improves the quality management system

Continuing to improve the business quality management system, JSC HARP has successfully passed the external recertification audit, which was conducted by DQS Gmbh, German company on management system certification, against the requirements of international standards new versions ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 14001:2015. According to the...

Warsaw User Meeting  2018 – Our BIGGEST meeting ever! How did it go?

With the dust now settled following the excitement of our User Meeting in Warsaw, we’re taking the opportunity to look back on the success of the 3-day meeting. In the beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Warsaw in Poland, over 400 delegates came together from over 260 companies...

German manufacturer Schaeffler to shut two UK plants after Brexit

Schaeffler says Brexit uncertainty is a factor in its decision to trim UK operations at a time of global pressures. German manufacturer Schaeffler has said Brexit is a factor in its decision to close two UK plants, with 500 jobs expected to be lost. The company, which...

PTDA Foundation Honors Ellen Holladay

Motion Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that Motion Industries’ Ellen Holladay, senior vice president and chief information officer, was named recipient of the 2018 PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award. “To encourage more women to enter the power transmission/motion control distribution industry, the Wendy B. McDonald...

Catapults and ball bearings seized by Salisbury Police

The items were found during spot checks on cars in the Chalke Valley. Salisbury Police were out on patrol with the Rural Crime Team on Friday evening (October 26th) when this happened. They’ve said several vehicles were checked throughout the night. The catapults and ball bearings were found...

Schaeffler Adjusts 2018 Full-year Guidance

Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach (ISIN DE000SHA0159, WKN SHA015) has decided to adjust its full year 2018 guidance for the Schaeffler Group as a whole and for its Automotive OEM and Automotive Aftermarket divisions. Against the background of increasing market volatility in the global automotive business (WLTP, trade conflicts),...