Manufacturers News Archive

Klüber Lubrication India inaugurates state-of-the-art plant at Mysore, India

Germany-based Klüber Lubrication India Pvt Ltd which is a part of the Freudenberg Chemical Specialities (FCS), today inaugurated its state-of-the-art laboratories, production & warehousing facilities in their existing site at Mysore. FCS was one of the first to introduce speciality chemical solutions to the Indian market through...

Cooper Bearings unveils web-based selector tool for split roller bearings

KINGS LYNN, England & NORFOLK, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cooper Bearings, an SKF Group company, has added an interactive split roller bearing selector to its website, www.cooperbearings.com. “This user-friendly selector makes it easy for engineers and designers to search our database for the split roller bearings that meet their particular...

Morris joins list of prestigious sponsors for Kop Hill Climb 2015

One of Europe’s leading oil blenders has joined a list of esteemed sponsors for Kop Hill Climb.  With a history dating back to 1910, Kop Hill Climb is one of the oldest and most prominent hill climbs in the UK. The hill climb is located just outside...

Germany’s Schaeffler to cut 500 jobs at industrial unit

Germany’s Schaeffler AG said it would cut up to 500 jobs at its industrial division to trim costs and revive earnings after the unit’s first-half profit and sales, excluding currency effects, declined. Most of the job cuts at Schaeffler’s industrial operations will be in Germany and Europe...

FAG Aerospace breaks four-million speed parameter barrier for engine bearings

FAG Aerospace, a member of the Schaeffler Group, has developed a new aircraft engine ball bearing that redefines the performance limits for high-speed bearing supports in main shafts. As part of the collaborative project “Effective Oil System,” conducted under the Aviation Research Program (LuFo) funded by the...

Schaeffler raid four Mumbai offices dealing in fake products

German auto component manufacturer Schaeffler recently conducted raids at four Mumbai companies, dealing in counterfeit FAG rolling bearings. At these production, packaging and trading firms, police have confiscated 37,000 counterfeit FAG packaging units and labels, 530 counterfeit FAG rolling bearings and 250 FAG master copies as well...

Introducing DUNLOP Sprockets & Roller Chain.

Roller chain is the most common form of power transmission. Consisting of short cylindrical rollers joined together by side links. It interlinks with the sprocket teeth and rotation between the two creates reliable and efficient power transmission. With this in mind you want to make sure that...

NN, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Autocam

NN, Inc. (Nasdaq: NNBR) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Autocam Corporation for approximately $245.2 million in cash, $29.8 million in assumed debt and $25 million in stock.  Autocam is a global leader in the engineering, manufacture and assembly of highly complex,...

RBC Bearings Sales Up

Bearings manufacturer RBC Bearings Inc. (Nasdaq: ROLL), Oxford, CT, reported sales for fiscal 2015 of $445.3 million, up 6.3 percent year-over-year. Profit decreased 3.3 percent to $58.2 million. For the fourth quarter, sales were $113.4 million, a decrease of 0.3 percent from the previous year. Profit for the quarter...

Schaeffler drives development in Formula e

On its visit to Berlin, Formula E is turning onto the finish straight in its inaugural season. While the motorsports fans are watching the drivers’ battle for the title with bated breath, Schaeffler is already working on the future of the world’s first racing series for fully...