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New warehouse expands CW Bearing capacity

Within any business, it’s important to expand and grow. But how do you grow and what route do you take? In a recent study, 93% of businesses make changes to their original strategy and many don’t know how their business plans are going to evolve. This, however,...

Moore International celebrates 20 years

A lot happened in 1997… NASA’s Mars Pathfinder landed on the red planet, a computer called Deep Blue defeated the world chess champion and Britain handed Hong Kong back to China… But for the Moore family of Poole in Dorset, 1997 will forever be remembered as the...

More than a workplace – World Bearing Trade offices leading in the bearing industry

A recent study carried out by Dale Office Interiors indicated that nearly half of respondents said: “having a variety of spaces to both works and de-stress in would be the best step towards improving their productivity.” World Bearing Trade (WBT) have attempted to ‘buck the trend’ in...

Progression driven by challenges. The story of Kettentechnik Roeder

On the outskirts of a small German town in 1969, Engineer Günther Roeder bought several manufacturing machines including a pressing machine for assembly and set them up in a rented barn with aspirations of using his engineering experience to grow a manufacturing business. Initially working with his...

Essential Flexibility Belt makers Moltech go the extra mile

Every now and then, a company will receive a request to produce something out of the ‘norm’ – something that exceeds capabilities and pushes limits. Take 250 chefs in Naples for example, who worked together to make a world record-breaking pizza measuring 1,800 metres long.  As far as manufacturing goes, Industrial Starkline beltmakers Moltech, based in Röszke,...

How ‘H&H Exports’ helped to rebuild a continent

The United States of America decided not to adopt the metric measurement system, in part because in 1793 British pirates stole a copper kilogram weight intended for Thomas Jefferson, one of the Founding Fathers. The United States has continued with the Imperial system ever since and the...

Jenny Palling BearingNet Legend Retires

I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has helped to make my time in this business so enjoyable. There are some amazing people in this industry – crazy ones, loud ones, funny ones, generous ones, argumentative ones (sometimes all of these things!). BearingNet...