Celebrating Our Commitment to Quality: Zero Deductions on Our Annual ISO Review

We are thrilled to announce that we have achieved a zero-deduction result on our annual ISO review for the second year in a row! This result reflects our unwavering commitment to excellence and our dedication to providing clients with the best products possible. ISO reviews play a critical role in the manufacturing industry, offering an […]

Timken Continues to Add to Its Bearing Portfolio With the Acquisition of Revolvo Ltd.

U.K.-based business expands Timken roller bearing housed unit offering NORTH CANTON, Ohio, /PRNewswire/ — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) today announced it has reached agreement with ERIKS NV to acquire the assets of Revolvo Ltd., a specialty bearing company based in Dudley, U.K.Revolvo makes and markets ball and roller bearings for industrial applications in process and heavy industries. […]

New Spicer® XFE 75W-90 Drive Axle Lubricant Offers Further Improvements in Fuel Efficiency

Recently at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2015 Annual Meeting, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced the launch of Spicer® XFE 75W-90 axle lubricant, an all-new synthetic gear oil to further improve fuel economy in high-efficiency drivetrain solutions while qualifying for an initial 500,000-mile drive axle lubrication change interval. Spicer XFE 75W-90 axle lubricant is […]

S.C. leads states in automotive sector and tire exports

For the fifth straight year in 2014, South Carolina set a record for export sales at $29.7 billion. State records show a 13% increase compared with the previous year.The state was the nation’s top exporter of completed passenger vehicles, with a 21% increase over 2013. At $9.2 billion, those vehicles were the state’s top export […]

Timken Bearings Increase Productivity For Swedish Sawmill

Timken® increases bearing service life for Sweden-based Derome Timber. By using Timken® spherical roller bearing solid-block housed units, the Swedish company Derome Timber AB increased cost efficiency and productivity in one of its sawmills on a long-term basis. The Timken assemblies achieved a service life in this application that was more than six times longer than that […]

ABF Opens New WebShop For Electric Motors

“In its 25-year existence, ABF Bearings has grown into one of the most important wholesalers of (ball) bearings and accessories worldwide. We are now using the experience that we have accumulated with ABF Bearings to benefit our subsidiary. ABF Motors is specialised in electric motors, but with the same philosophy as ABF Bearings: sent on the […]

5 Manufacturing Trends that will Shape the Market in 2015

Michael Kotelec | Verizon Enterprise Solutions As 2015 approaches it’s time to look ahead at emerging trends that will impact 21st century manufacturing around the globe. The entire supply chain ecosystem — encompassing manufacturers, distributors and retailers — is undergoing a business transformation. This is in response to changing dynamics involving shifting consumer expectations, time to […]

Are bearings making you spin your wheels?

The industry of wheels turn on bearings, so why do the wheels often vibrate, clatter, squeak, drag and overheat? Bearings can fail for lots of reasons. Most failures (as shown in Figure 1) are related to lubrication and contamination, but myths and misconceptions handed fromwheel bearings, one generation of maintenance engineers to the next help […]

Bearing It All: Ceramic Bearings

There’s been a lot of buzz in the bike industry about ceramic bearings in the past few years, maybe more buzz than any other new product. Let’s face it, the allure of going faster with less energy is appealing to almost anyone. On the other hand, you can pay a lot for that free speed, […]