Category: Industry News

PTDA releases digital Power Transmission Handbook

PTDA releases digital Power Transmission Handbook

The PTDA has released the Power Transmission Handbook eBook. This digital version of the new and improved fifth edition of the Power Transmission Handbook is a highly regarded comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts in the power transmission industry. The handbook is an excellent primer for new employees, a go-to reference for experienced staff and an ideal resource […]

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Anderson-Crane brings 71 years expertise to IDC-USA

Anderson-Crane brings 71 years expertise to IDC-USA

IDC-USA welcomes their newest distributor, Anderson-Crane Rubber Company, Inc. Co-founded in 1944 by RW Crane I and Guy Anderson, Anderson-Crane is a third and fourth generation family owned and operated business. Headquartered in Minneapolis with branch stocking centers in MN, ND and SD, Anderson-Crane is a total supplier of industrial solutions utilizing bearings, mechanical power transmission equipment, electric motors and […]

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Industrial Production for February Inches Up, Misses Estimate

Industrial Production for February Inches Up, Misses Estimate

Factory production edged up in February by 0.1% after a revised down 0.3% fall in January. The numbers still fell short of analysts’ 0.2% predicted rise. Despite the slight gain, the report from the Federal Reserve showed manufacturing production dropped 0.2% while the mining industry fell by 2.5%. Both losses were offset by a 7.3% surge in utilities driven by […]

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Industrial Distributors Should Look To Grow Through Oil & Gas Market

Industrial Distributors Should Look To Grow Through Oil & Gas Market

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the U.S. ranks second in the world in both oil consumption and total oil production. Information and analytics firm IHS Global Inc. also projects that “an average of greater than $80 billion will be invested annually in U.S. midstream and downstream petroleum infrastructure” between 2014 and 2020. Supplies are needed to expedite the […]

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F1 in Schools 2015, SMB Bearings proud to support Torque Racing

F1 in Schools 2015, SMB Bearings proud to support Torque Racing

We’ve had a proud association with this event for a number of years now & we relish the opportunity for a number of reasons – not least because it’s a wonderful way of valuing future generations & engaging young people with STEM in an exciting & truly innovative way. Teams of youngsters get together to design & raise funds to […]

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Thordon Bearings joins World Ocean Council

Thordon Bearings joins World Ocean Council

Thordon Bearings, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative non-polluting marine bearing solutions for ships, has joined the World Ocean Council. The Canadian company is helping ship owners eliminate oil and grease discharges from their ships contributing to sustainable operations and cleaner oceans and seas. Operational and accidental oil discharges from propeller shafts into the sea are estimated to […]

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