Industry News Archive

Bearing Sounds Radio!

A professional radio design team based in Spain, which built Internet Stations including the Iceland stores network, have enlisted the help of Steve Martin of BearingNet Member R&M Bearings International Ltd who had broached the idea with them some months ago, to create an Internet Radio Station specifically for the bearing trade. The purpose...

NSK helps casting shop save over €100,000 a year

A change of bearing type on the carousel of a casting line, coupled with a small recommended design change, has led to savings of €100,095 per annum at a leading manufacturer of gas turbine blades after it began experiencing bearing failures every six weeks. Due to the...

80 years of experience gives rise to specialism in rolling bearings

From their headquarters in Balerna, Switzerland, Sales Director of RKB Bearings, Alessandro Russi, spoke with us about how the group have become specialists in their field. From design to engineering, research and development to quality control. Over the last 80 years, with more than 500 employees working...

Seamless engineering delivered thanks to SKF and SMT collaboration

Engineers now have access to the ultimate design tool capability, through the integrations of SKF’s Bearing Module calculation service into the analysis software of SMT, a leader in mechanical and electromechanical transmission engineering services. Gothenburg, Sweden, 22 April, 2020: By combining SKF and SMT’s technical analysis and...

BETEX MF Quick-Heater for mounting, dismounting, pre-heating – Bega Special Tools

BETEX MF Quick-Heater for mounting, dismounting, pre-heating of drive components: bearings, labyrinth seals/rings, bearing rings, bearing housings, rollers, pipes, sleeves, bushings, couplings, gears, train wheels … A safe and cost-saving heating method You save time. You save material. You can reuse (expensive) parts. Compared with traditional methods,...

Carter engages overdrive as sales accelerate

Prominent in the expansion of any international manufacturer is growing the size of the team. At Carter Manufacturing Ltd the enlargement of the sales and engineering teams have had a profound effect. We spoke to Carter’s Managing Director Karl Brundell about the new and familiar faces that...

Elgeti Engineering – New online seminar: Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing

We are pleased to introduce a new seminar format based on online meetings, starting with the topic: “Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing”. Instead of one day in a meeting room, which currently is not possible, we decided to split this training into four...

ABF donates €9,627 to WWF and War Child

December 2019, ABF decided on different Christmas gifts. No bottles of wine and presents for customers, but the entire budget was donated to support charities including the World Wildlife Fund and War Child. The bearings and electric motors wholesaler sent their clients a personal Christmas card and...

NBC goes ‘Back to the Future’

The unique rebranding story for the trade division of NBC Group Ltd, back to a familiar name. Rebrands are always difficult, with customers having to trade with new names they aren’t necessarily used to. However, NBC Group Ltd are rebranding their Trade division to a name many...

How Dutch company Bega helped change the way bearings are mounted & dismounted

We speak to Communications Director and former co-owner of Bega International, Carol Poelma, about the company’s impact on the power transmission industry. I was 16 years old and my Father-in-law-to-be was realising his dream: to set up his own company. He had just become owner of a...