Manufacturers News Archive

John King Chains USA INC. Increases market audience!

We are proud to be part of the PTDA – Power Transmission Distributors Association the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers. John king Chains USA Inc. Is the US Operation of a long established UK chain manufacturer. We...

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...

PTI EUROPA A/S – Our newest member on the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform

PTI Europa A/S is the latest company to take advantage of the Manufacturers’ Advertising Platform (MAP) Bolt-On. The Danish-based company, founded in 1991, manufacture bearings, bearing housings and transmission products to distributors all over the world. With the goal to provide their customers with ‘sustainable supplies of quality...

German manufacturer Schaeffler to close two UK factories because of Brexit

A manufacturing firm is to close two sites in the UK, with “uncertainty” surrounding Brexit given as one factor behind the decision. Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler said the sites in Plymouth and Llanelli, South Wales, will close within two years. It is understood that up to 500 jobs could...

SKF – Neverending Story

We are truly everywhere. And that’s never going to change. Because everything around us will keep turning, spinning, rotating. We are creating a world of reliable rotation so our crusade against friction and weight continues. That work will never be done. It’s a neverending story. This film...

Bearing solutions for the rail industry Schaeffler (UK) Ltd

SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, June 06, 2019. In rail passenger vehicles and freight cars, door systems are complex sub-systems that are subject to high loads and stresses. Door components such as bearings, therefore, need to be reliable to ensure long maintenance intervals. Schaeffler offers a wide range of rotary...

Safe bearing assembly thanks to smart technology of the new generation BETEX Low Frequency induction heaters

At the Hannover Messe Bega Special Tools have introduced a new generation of low-frequency induction heaters. These are used for controlled heating of bearings, gears and other machine parts. By using smart processor technology, there is better control over a stress-free and controlled heating process. The heating...

Automated Guided Vehicles: Optimising logistics & improving efficiencies

Brose’s Coventry factory in Colliery Lane has fully embraced Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), with the driverless technology helping to speed up the movement of finished goods and significantly reduce the prospect of human error. Travelling at one metre per second, the AGVs are expected to cover 67,000km...

Switch to NSK bearings saves circa €400,000 at ore plant

When an ore preparation plant began experiencing repeated bearing failures on an air recirculation fan, it turned to NSK for advice. As a makeshift countermeasure, the facility was applying compressed air cooling in an attempt to reduce elevated bearing running temperatures, so the requirement for an urgent long-term solution was clear to...

PTI Revolves Around You With Material Choices

PTI SAF and SDAF split pillow blocks are available for shaft sizes ranging from 3/4” (SAF505) to 24” (SDFAF 231/630). Multiple seal options are available to suit every application.  Click here to view all of our SAF products. Click for Article & Flyer View Our SAF Products...