Manufacturers News Archive

RKB Europe was top-rated in Switzerland by accredited agency Dun & Bradstreet (D&B).

Following on from last year, once again, RKB Europe was top-rated in Switzerland by accredited agency Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). Dun & Bradstreet measure a company’s probability of failure, allowing clients to set cut-off’s for decisions based on their own credit policy and attitude to risk. “We...

Webinar program on bearing technology – Elgeti Engineering GmbH

Elgeti Engineering GmbH would like to inform you about their webinar program related to bearing technology. The topics are: Development of bearing suppliers and quality control during purchasing Basics of bearing technology Bearing failure analysis There is a free session for each of the topics which gives you...

Ruland and Reliance Offer Slit Couplings through eCommerce Platform

June 17, 2020—Ruland Manufacturing and Reliance Precision have agreed to cooperate by offering Reliance designed and manufactured slit couplings through Ruland’s eCommerce platform and extensive worldwide distribution network. Ruland will stock and bore to size a wide selection of slit couplings in its Marlborough, MA location. The...

NEI expands global footprint, acquires Kinex bearings in Europe

National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI), part of the USD 2.4  billion diversified CK Birla Group, announced the acquisition of Kinex bearings through its wholly-owned European subsidiary. Kinex Bearings is an international bearing manufacturer headquartered in Slovakia with an annual turnover of about 60Mn Euro. This transaction is in line...

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,...

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...

Ovako helps customers understand the carbon footprint of its steel portfolio

Ovako can now provide a specific carbon footprint for each one of its products. This is made possible by a new Carbon footprint calculator that enables customers to see the full picture of the CO2-footprint for the products they purchase. “Customers increasingly want proof that they are...

FANUC Introduces Latest Collaborative Robots

FANUC has introduced the new CRX-10iA and CRX-10iA/L (long arm version) collaborative robots that set new standards in terms of ease of use, reliability and safety. FANUC debuted the new collaborative robots at the 2019 International Robot Exhibition, Dec. 18-21 in Tokyo. FANUC offers the widest range...

New and improved RKB Group catalogue released

Looking to buy RKB’s extensive range of high-quality bearings? Their brand-new catalogue has been launched, which is revised every year for your convenience. The new catalogue includes a general update of technical data in the tables, revision of drawings of bearings and incorporation of design configurations that...

Swiss bearing manufacturer, RKB are one of the few companies manufacturing toroidal bearings.

Complex inner geometry has prevented many companies within the bearing industry, from producing toroidal roller bearings, this is not the case for Swiss manufacturer, RKB Bearings. Since the 1990s, RKB has manufactured a type of Toroidal Bearing called ‘TORB’. They are most commonly used in the steel...