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Q&A with DSM Engineering Plastics | Automotive Industry Interview | just-auto

DSM Engineering Plastics is a global supplier of high-performance engineering thermoplastic solutions. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked to Bert Havenith, Strategy and Intelligence Manager at DSM Engineering Plastics about the market and technical forces driving the switch from metal to plastic under-the-hood applications. Could you tell...

EPTDA Press Release

The EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) announces that it will host its 2015 Annual Convention in Barcelona between 23 and 25 September. Signalling great confidence in its growth strategy and momentum, the association is expecting to exceed all attendance thresholds registered at previous annual conventions. The...

PTDA Welcomes Seven New Members

Chicago, Ill.—July 21, 2015—The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), the preeminent association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed seven new member companies. Distributor Members Accurate Bearing Co. (Addison, Ill.) is a distributor of bearings and power transmission (PT) products and accessories. Nick...

Tapered Roller Bearings feature 4-row design

Available in open and sealed variants that are identical, both dimensionally and in terms of load-carrying capacity, SKF Explorer Tapered Roller Bearings are intended for work rolls in rolling mills. Compact seal, made with heat- and wear-resistant material, allows unified bearing design. Open bearings have no cage...

FRABEX GmbH is the new Premium Logistics Partner for FBJ in Europe

The well reputed Brand FBJ finally has a Premium Logistics Partner for Europe: FRABEX GmbH in Austria has become the official EDC in April 2015! Providing the superior quality products of this experienced manufacturer, with over 50 years accumulated technical Know-How, FRABEX GmbH is now looking for...

Bearings Maker SKF Sees Lower Demand as Carmakers Cut Orders

SKF AB, the world’s biggest manufacturer of bearings, predicts demand will drop in the current quarter as clients from carmakers to mining companies see weakening orders from China. The stock declined the most in three months. “Given the latest macro coming out of China, there’s a big...

Schaeffler UK launches new two-in-one bearing lubricator

German precision bearing manufacturer Schaeffler UK has launched a two-point lubricator for rolling bearings. FAG Concept2 provides two separate lubrication points that can be individually adjusted to supply bearings with varying lubricant volumes. The system ensures a constant, optimum supply of grease to the bearings without the...

The Iglidur-On-Tour demo car completes global tour

After a gruelling one-year and 100,000km journey across four continents, the Cologne-based motion plastics specialist Igus’ compact car with plastic body with its Iglidur plain bearing components has finally reached home. The global journey of the small car was to demonstrate the resilience of the company’s lubrication-free...

ICP Builds Awareness of Industrial Distribution Careers with National Audience of Gen Y “Right Fit” Individuals

Who will fill the pipeline for jobs at industrial distribution (ID) companies in the years to come as Baby Boomers continue retiring in record numbers? Industrial Careers Pathway® (ICP) has determined those new workers will come from the Generation Y cohort (also known as Millennials) who have...

Schaeffler launches Halal and Kosher-certified bearing grease

Food and beverage producers are constantly striving to increase productivity, while ensuring that the food they produce is not contaminated by lubricating oils and greases that may be present in processing equipment and machines. This is particularly important if the food produced is a Halal or Kosher...