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BCA Bearings Adds 627 New Parts to Product Line - Trucking Info
22 Aug 17 - NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, has announced the release of 627 new parts in its wheel hub
assemblies, seals, and loose bearing lines The new part numbers cover more than 60,000 applications, according to...
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Bearings, power transmission giant moves to 5 000 m2 site - Engineering News
31 Jul 17 - As part of its business strategy to re-engineer and optimise global operations, bearings and mechanical power
transmission solutions provider Timken has opened a new facility in Gauteng The facility spans almost 5 000 m2 and is...
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FAG Bearings India renamed Schaeffler India - Financial Express
14 Jul 17 - FAG Bearings India, an industrial and automotive bearings manufacturer, has changed its name to Schaeffler
India FAG Bearings is a listed company in India with a turnover of Rs 1,814 crore (December 2016) and there will be no...
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Timken to Acquire ABC Bearings Ltd., Further Expanding Its Global Reach - Timken
08 Jul 17 - The Timken Company  a world leader in engineered bearings and mechanical power transmission products,
today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Timken India Ltd., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...
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Bearing the load for longevity - Engineer Live
07 Jul 17 - We’ve all tried it carrying all of our shopping bags from the weekly food shop into the house in one go, just to
avoid an extra trip out to collect the rest While our arms can deal with an extra heavy load once in a while, industrial bearings...
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NSK launches low-friction ball bearings which ‘increase energy efficiency’ - Robotics
& Automation News

06 Jul 17 - NSK has launched low-friction ball bearings which it says increase energy efficiency and reduce operational
noise in drive systems Bearings of this type will also reduce heat generation, which in turn helps to extend service life...
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Authorities seize counterfeit SKF bearings in Sabah - The Sun Daily
04 Jul 17 - SKF recently supported Malaysian authorities in a raid against a company trading counterfeit bearings in
Sabah According to a statement issued by SKF, during the raid, more than 1,300 counterfeit SKF-branded products...
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New Antidumping Petition on Tapered Roller Bearings from South Korea - National
Law Review

03 Jul 17 - The Timken Company (Timken), on June 28, 2017, filed an antidumping (AD) petition on certain tapered
roller bearings from South Korea The U.S. AD law imposes special tariffs to counteract imports that are sold in the...
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X-Y-Tip-Tilt Stage for Rotary Air Bearings, from PI - Benzinga
30 Jun 17 - As a leader in precision motion control solutions, PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces the A-60x MTT
stainless steel multi-axis top that combines with its offerings of PIglide rotary air bearing stages and platforms...
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"CoRX" and "Twin-Ax" Bearings Added to Schaeffler's Extensive Product
Portfolio  -  PR Newswire  

29 Jun 17 - Deep groove ball bearings can be found on the drive trains of a wide range of vehicles, including front
wheel drive compact cars, limousines, small vans and all-terrain SUVs Many of the applications in which these...
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Managing the Bearing Supply Chain - Enterprise    
28 Jun 17 - New Hampshire Industries can be competitive against foreign manufacturers because of its highly
automated process that required a significant capital investment but led to lower labor costs on the other end...
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Common Reasons For Wheel Bearing Failure - Brake & Frontend
27 Jun 17 - When a bearing wears out, it is usually a case of inadequate lubrication, faulty installation or improper
adjustment For the repair to be successful, you must first determine why the previous bearing failed For sealed hub...
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New product designs for rotor bearings in wind turbines - The Engineer
26 Jun 17 - All the forces from the wind act directly on the rotor bearing in a wind turbine, which means the rolling
bearings are subjected to high dynamic loads and harsh operating conditions A range of powertrain designs have...
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SKF inaugurates large-size bearing test centre - Wind Power
24 Jun 17 - Swedish industrial group SKF opened its new test centre in Germany for large-size bearings under actual
operating conditions, including those used in wind turbines The Sven Wingquist Test Center in Schweinfurt has two...
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Bearing design considerations for hand tools - Design World
23 Jun 17 - Hand held power tools are commonplace in many industries from automotive to aerospace Ball bearings
play a critical role in the performance and reliability of these tools and are responsible for handling combined loading...
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Thordon Bearings propeller shaft bearing system - Bearing Net
21 Jun 17 - Thordon Bearings’ Jacksonville-based distributor Coppedge Marine has secured an order with Tropical
Shipping for the COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system The COMPAC systems destined for two...
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SKF India fights fake bearings menace with raids  - Autocar Professional
20 Jun 17 - SKF India, one of the largest bearings manufacturers in the country, is meeting with success on its campaign
against fake parts The company conducted raids in Pune in April, which led to the seizure of about 4,500 counterfeit products...
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SKF extends market reach with appointment of new Automotive Distributor - Bearing News
19 Jun 17 - SKF pledges continued support of both Top Class Automotive as well as its new shareholder, Torre Parts and
Components, confirms SKF’s Gary Czapski, Manager - Automotive / Agriculture (VSM) Southern Africa We see this new...
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Optimised designs of rotor bearings for wind turbines - Engineer Live
17 Jun 17 - All the forces from the wind act directly on the rotor bearing in a wind turbine, which means the rolling bearings
are subjected to high dynamic loads and harsh operating conditions A range of powertrain designs have established...
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SKF goes digital to optimize product costs & performance - Windpower Engineering
16 Jun 17 - Digitalization is having a huge effect on manufacturing and SKF is at the forefront of using it to improve business
in the service of customers The ability to collect and manipulate vast amounts of digital information will catapult manufacturing...
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New steel doubles bearing lives in tough applications  - Drive & Controls
15 Jun 17 - Schaeffler has developed a new steel for rolling bearings which, combined with a carbonitriding heat treatment
process, offers both harder surfaces and a higher ductility than other steels Compared to standard bearings, devices made...
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Bearing up to the challenge - China Daily
14 Jun 17 - A major Chinese bearing company is upgrading its business to cope with increased demand in a crucial sector
for precision parts here.Zhejiang XCC Group Co Ltd is transforming its operations from being a leading bearing ring supplier...
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SKF launches innovative maintenance service packages - Automotive World
13 Jun 17 - SKF has taken another leading position within its sector by creating two new and innovative service packages
that address the rapidly changing needs of customers facing skills shortages, the challenges of global competition and...
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The effectiveness of PEEK conponents and PEEK bearings - MODBS
12 Jun 17 - When manufacturers are developing a new product, one of the most important things to consider is what
materials will the components be made from Selecting the best material is a critical step in the development of a product...
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NRB Bearings enjoy healthy ride on bourses - India infoline
10 Jun 17 - NRB Bearings Limited is having a jolly ride on the bourses extending the gains of the past few trading sessions
The stock is hovering around Rs 139 per share, higher by 3.77%The stock has started its upward rally after reporting healthy...
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ACMA debuts at the Automechanika Birmingham 2017 - ET Auto
07 Jun 17 - Auto Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing the interest of the
Indian auto component industry is leading a strong 23-member participation at Automechanika Birmingham 2017, UK’s...
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Bearings: plastic beats metal - Ceasiamag.com
06 Jun 17 - Today they are used worldwide, high-performance plastics for moving applications. In everyday life in kitchen
appliances, bicycles or cars, as well as in industrial environments such as machine tools, filling machines or in pneumatic...
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Motion Controller Smooths Out Bearing Manufacturing - Hydraulics & Pneumatics
05 Jun 17 - Plant managers and engineers in many industries are finding that productivity can be increased by tightly
grouping the machinery that performs successive production steps into integrated workcells This has been the experience...
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Preventive maintenance on wheel bearings important - Winnipeg Free Press
03 Jun 17 - Many years ago, repacking wheel bearings used to be part of a vehicle’s regular maintenance Almost every
year, the wheel and brake drum would be removed and the old grease cleaned out of the bearings, new grease packed...
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Emerson Bearing Boston expands line of bearings for robotic applications
- Design World Online

02 Jun 17 - Emerson Bearing Boston, a bearing company catering to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and
Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) markets, has expanded their line of thin section bearings Used in a wide...
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SKF launches European centre for automobile spare parts - Autoparts Asia
1 Jun 17 - The new centre, at St-Cyr-sur-Loire in France, will take on spare part kit production activities and will also
integrate a new flexible production line for wheel hub bearings Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 May 2017: SKF is investing...
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Lubrication of rolling bearings – How a timely application analysis can help
avoid problems and cut costs - Bearing News

31 May 17 - To ensure the reliable operation of rolling bearings, correct lubrication is a vital, and in practice all
too often overlooked, factor. The main purpose of a lubricant is to separate the metal surfaces of the bearing’s...
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EPTDA’s second regional conference hosted by SKF highlights counterfeiting prevention
challenges - MRO Magazine

30 May 17 - The latest EMEA Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) Regional Conference was hosted at
SKF’s UK headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Luton, where the prevalent issue of counterfeit goods was highlighted...
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Start-up companies present their ideas to Schaeffler - Bearing.com
29 May 17 - Schaeffler is continuously expanding its digital ecosystem in order to create new, digital services for its
customers Thirteen international technology start-up companies took the opportunity to present their innovative business...
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How do bearings work? -TG Daily
27 May 17 - A bearing is a device, basically used to carry a kind of load in the form of a weight, to provide the smooth
functioning of an application There are, generally two types of loads namely radial and thrust, where these loads depend...
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ABC Bearings standalone net profit rises 52.98% in the March 2017 quarter - Business
Standard

26 May 17 - Net profit of ABC Bearings rose 52.98% to Rs 4.88 crore in the quarter ended March 2017 as against Rs 3.19
crore during the previous quarter ended March 2016 Sales declined 0.49% to Rs 52.41 crore in the quarter ended March 2017...
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SKF to showcase total system solutions at AWEA Windpower 2017 - SKF.com
25 May 17 - SKF will be demonstrating a 'Total System' solution for wind turbines at AWEA WindPower 2017, the largest
North American wind energy trade show SKF will be using the American Wind Power Association's key annual event, AWEA...
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GGB to Connect with Aerospace Industry Partners at Paris Air Show - Bearing.Com
22 May 17 - GGB Bearing Technology will exhibit at this year’s International Paris Air Show, June 19-25, at the Le Bourget
Airport Exhibition Center in north Paris, France The Paris Air Show is the world’s largest and most important aerospace...
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Excellent performance from SKF bearings generate more orders from
OEM water purification specialist - Engineering News

18 May 17 - ConConstant bearing failures on a water purification pump have been eliminated with the fitment of SKF
bearings, delivering uptime, time and cost savings to the end-user An OEM water solutions company was approached...
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NSKs new S-HTF ball screws made of Tough Steel - NSK Europe
17 May 17 - Newly-developed S-HTF series ball screws from NSK offer more than double the service life and 1.3 times
greater dynamic load capacity than the company’s previous generation product These performance attributes have been...
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Motion Controller for Linear & Rotary Air Bearing Stages, Based on ACS Hardware - PR Web
15 May 17 - Air bearings provide advantages over mechanical bearings when frictionless vibration-free motion is
required, highly constant velocity control is crucial, and when angular repeatability and geometric performance must...
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Schaeffler off to a Good Start - Bearing News
12 May 17 - Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has had a good start in 2017. Its revenue for the first three
months of 2017 increased by 6.9 percent to EUR 3.6 billion. At constant currency, growth amounted to 5.4 percent over the...
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Honeywell And SKF Launch Industrial IoT Project - Bearing.Com
11 May 17 - Honeywell Process Solutions and SKF have launched a joint pilot project aimed at developing Industrial
Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. The pilot project, at a copper mine in Latin America, aims to create a digital standard for...
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Bearing Materials Matter - Compressortech
10 May 17 - Lars Kahlman knows that materials matter when it comes to bearings and machine performance The trick is
finding the balance between saving money and using expensive materials to prolong bearing and machine life When...
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SKF intros higher-performance INSOCOAT bearings - Windpower Engineering
09 May 17 - With it’s latest generation of electrically insulated bearings, SKF has raised the performance standard to provide
constant electrical performance, even in high humidity SKF’s INSOCOAT bearings have an electrically insulating coating on...
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Review of HANNOVER MESSE 2017 - Bearing.com
08 May 17 - Over 225,000 visitors attended the world’s leading trade show for industrial technology and took major steps
towards Industrie 4.0 and energy systems for the future The lead theme “Integrated Industry – Creating Value” showed the...
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Liebherr expands its portfolio with tapered roller bearings - Bearing News.Com
06 May 17 - To access further market segments, Liebherr Components has been manufacturing tapered roller bearings
since 2016. As a pilot product, the company produced a tapered roller bearing of considerable dimensions right from the start...
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BCA Bearings Launches Medium-Duty Wheel End Offering - AMN Aftermarket News
05 May 17 - NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, has announced the launch of the BCA’s medium-duty product
line as an extension to its current wheel-end offering. BCA is one of the premier wheel bearing brands in the aftermarket...
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Timken to Host and Webcast Investor Day on May 19 in New York City - Business Insider
04 May 17 - The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global leader in bearings and mechanical power
transmission products, will host an Investor Day conference for representatives of the investment community in New York ...
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British bearing supplier appointed to manage Sapporo UK distribution - Ems Now
03 May 17 - Oxfordshire-based specialist bearings supplier, SMB bearings, has been appointed as the UK’s official
distributor of Sapporo Precision bearings Sapporo Precision, a Japanese bearing manufacturer, has a fifty-year history...
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New and Expanded Inventory of Ceramic Hybrid Bearings - PR Web
02 May 17 - The Boca Bearing Company continues to innovate and push the envelope in ceramic technology with the new
extended line ceramic hybrid deep groove radial bearings, ceramic hybrid thrust bearings, ceramic hybrid EMQ bearings...
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New SKF Explorer class bearings promise faster speeds & improved reliability - Windpower
27 Apr 17 - SKF‘s Explorer high-performance, long-life bearings range now includes an improved single-row angular contact
ball bearing that delivers a number of benefits for designers and operators of screw compressors, pumps, and gearboxes...
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Traktionssysteme Austria names SKF as Best Supplier of the Year - Automotive world
26 Apr 17 - SKF was awarded the prestigious title after receiving top scores across all of TSA’s evaluation criteria, namely
quality, logistics, price and other, which includes general customer service and environmental considerations Gothenburg...
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Thordon water-lubricated bearing for new fast ferry - Marine log
25 Apr 17 - New Zealand operator Fullers Group’s new 34.9m catamaran ferry Korora will feature Thordon Bearings’ TG100
seal as part of its water-lubricated propeller shaft arrangement based around a Henley Integrated Propulsion System...
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Timken Earns Recognition As John Deere ‘Partner-Level Supplier’ And Hall Of Fame
Supplier - Aftermarket news

24 Apr 17 - The Timken Co. has earned recognition for the fifth consecutive year as a partner-level supplier for 2016 and was
inducted into the Supplier Hall of Fame in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program Hall of Fame status is given after a...
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Swedish firms invest RM2.43 billion in Malaysia so far  - The Borneo post
21 Apr 17 - Swedish investors have recorded  90 manufacturing projects worth US$729.19 million (RM2.43 billion) in Malaysia
as of December 2016 and generated 5,800 jobs at various levels Second International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri...
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Lincoln Lubrication and SKF showcase agricultural solutions at Nampo 2017 - Torque-Expo
20 Apr 17 - Lincoln Lubrication South Africa is showcasing its automated lubrication and Muster II fire suppression systems
as well as parts and service solutions at Nampo 2017 “We have supported Nampo for the past seven years, exhibiting jointly...
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Bowman buys Midlands-based John Handley Bearings - Drives & Controls
19 Apr 17 - The Oxfordshire bearings specialist, Bowman International, has bought Midlands-based John Handley
Bearings which sells products from Thomson Industries, Cooper Bearings and NSK Linear The acquisition gives Bowman...
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10 reasons to use composite plastic bearings - Ceasiamag.com
18 Apr 17 - Composite plastic bushings combine thermoplastics, fibrous reinforcements, and solid lubricants for tailored
bearing solutions with predictable lifetime in a wide variety of applications. These bushings run without maintenance, external...
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Schaeffler expands its network and promotes creative urban mobility solutions - Bearing.com
17 Apr 17 - Mobility is evolving rapidly, which poses major challenges for both automobile manufacturers and suppliers like
Schaeffler The conventional structures are being expanded, and collaboration with start-up companies and other partners is...
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BOWMAN ACQUIRES JOHN HANDLEY BEARINGS - Bearing Net
15 Apr 17 - Bearing specialist, Bowman International, has announced the acquisition of the business of the Midlands based
John Handley Bearings Ltd Committed to growing the John Handley name under the umbrella of its own brand, Bowman will...
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The Dangers of Fake Bearings - Machine Design
14 Apr 17 - In February of 2017, SKF destroyed 15 tons of fake bearings. Back in 2009, 17,000 pieces of these counterfeit
rolling bearings with a market value of over one million euros were seized as part of raid of a dealer’s warehouse in Piraeus...
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Strengthening measures against counterfeit bearings for customer safety and
assurance - Automotive World

13 Apr 17 - NTN Corporation (hereafter, NTN) will introduce new label that use holograms and other features as a new
initiative to prevent the distribution of counterfeit bearings NTN delivers a variety of products to customers including...
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Nexen Introduces Pre-configured Geared Bearing Solution – Zero Backlash Gear and High
Capacity Bearing
in One Package - Robotics Online
12 Apr 17 - Vadnais Heights, MN – Nexen Group, Inc. introduces complete Geared Bearing solutions based on their
innovative

 



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