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Midland Bearings take on additional warehouse space to scale operations

Midland Bearings, the parent brand behind some of the biggest names in manual handling equipment has announced that it’s taken on two new warehouses within the last two months to scale operations and keep up with increasing demand. The manual handling equipment specialist, responsible for websites such...

NSK service robot technology supports frontline healthcare

NSK is working to assist society by developing new service robot technology, including robotic devices for moving patients in medical settings. In October 2021, the company joined a Japanese government initiative to implement robotic technology in hospitals and help prevent the spread of Covid-19. NSK is now...

100 years – 100 ideas ahead: PICARD looks to the future with confidence

Friedrich PICARD GmbH & Co. KG: 100 years of business behind it, the next 100 years in its sights. The wholesaler of roller bearings and linear motion technology is celebrating its centennial year. A family business from the beginning, wholesale company PICARD developed from a medium-sized enterprise...

Galco welcomes Jim Ricciardelli to board of directors

Appointment strengthens Galco’s aggressive growth strategy Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc. announced that Jim Ricciardelli, former executive vice president of Digi-Key Electronics, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. “Jim brings valuable experience and a depth of knowledge to our Board, covering many aspects of an eCommerce business...

Carter Manufacturing + Otar = A great partnership in Italy

Carter Manufacturing is a global supplier of precision bearings and aerospace tooling equipment and they continue to exploit opportunities to promote their industry leading bearings beyond the UK.  A recent trip to Puglia in Italy resulted in many positive meetings along with interactive aerospace bearing tool training....

Quality Bearings Online celebrate their 10 year anniversary, crowned with the queen’s award

Multi-award-winning Leeds based business, Quality Bearings Online (QBOL) receives the Queen’s Award for International Trade as well as marking 10 years of continuous growth. Recognised for British Excellence, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is awarded to those businesses with outstanding achievements, growth, and success in international trade....

Axel Johnson International enters the Italian power transmission market

Axel Johnson International’s business group Power Transmission Solutions enters the Italian market by acquiring a majority stake in power transmission group GMM. Axel Johnson International is a global industrial group of 170 companies in 30 countries. They drive business development and growth through a long-term approach to...

From fax to space application bearings

We spoke to Karl Brundell, Managing Director of Carter Manufacturing Ltd., in an exclusive interview about the company’s journey, adapting to Brexit and making deals at the BearingNet User Meeting. How did Carter start? Carter started in the UK in 1999 to represent Carter Manufacturing Inc. cam...

Perfect solution for movement of high axial load with precision

Multidimensions sources and supplies products which are typically high precision,critical components used in modern automated plant and machinery. Combined bearing technology One of its popular products is the combined bearing designed and manufactured by Winkel, Germany. Here we take you through everything you need to know: What...

Fersa Bearings enters into strategic partnership with Knorr-Bremse TruckServices

Bearings manufacturer Fersa Bearings announces a new strategic partnership with Knorr-Bremse TruckServices, the commercial vehicles aftermarket brand of Knorr-Bremse AG. With headquarters in Munich, Germany, Knorr-Bremse is a global market leader for braking systems and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles. Starting immediately, Knorr-Bremse TruckServices will...