Industry News Archive

Our newest member on the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform – NKE Austria GmbH

Joining the Manufacturers’ Advertising platform this week is rolling bearing manufacturer NKE Austria Gmbh.  Founded in Austria in 1996, they now operate in over 60 countries worldwide and have acquired 240 trading partners. They currently produce a range of standard and special bearings as well as applications...

Swiss bearing manufacturer RKB upgrade their multiroll cage design.

RKB Group, based on the southern tip of Switzerland have been manufacturing bearings since 1936. Part of their ethos is continuing to improve the quality and performance of their products. In line with this ethos, the RKB Technical Team Unit has unveiled the newest upgrade comes in...

Motion Industries Names New Vice President of West Group

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has named Jeremy Barton to vice president of the company’s West Group – effective August 1, 2019. Barton will lead Motion’s West Group operations with...

Schaeffler publishes Sustainability Report

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has published its Sustainability Report for the 2018 financial year. The report, which is themed “Making progress visible”, provides a transparent and detailed overview of the company’s sustainability work in each of its four strategic fields of action: “Sustainable Management”, “Customers...

Substantial investment connects leading coupling distributor with Rexnord’s Falk range

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd has partnered with Rexnord to supply their Falk range of gear, grid and Wrapflex® jaw couplings. Considered a world leader in the manufacture of couplings, Rexnord produces a comprehensive range of premium quality, low maintenance Falk couplings, which provide a robust and durable...

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...