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BSA Awards

Three industry companies win the 2020 BSA Excellence Awards The Bearings Specialists Association (BSA) released its 2020 Excellence Awards February 2. The organization’s president, Jim Scardina of Midwest-based Bearing Headquarters Company, announced three winners of the annual BSA Excellence Awards for outstanding service by bearing distributors and bearing manufacturers to end users during BSA’s annual […]

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GM Supplier of the Year Awards

SKF, Nidec, Bosch, FANUC, Schaeffler among 116 recipients General Motors recognized the “most innovative partners” of its supply chain during a virtual ceremony to celebrate the automotive giant’s annual Supplier of the Year awards on June 24. Recipients of the GM Supplier of the Year award included 116 suppliers from 15 countries, with 13 first-time […]

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SKF Scientist Awarded Honorary Post in London

Visiting professorship at Imperial College’s Mechanical Engineering department Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, a principal scientist at bearing manufacturer SKF‘s research and technology development department, has been awarded an honorary professorship by Imperial College in London, one of the world’s leading science and engineering universities. The visiting professorship puts Morales-Espejel in charge of the topic of tribology […]

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Meggers Become Choosers

Big acquisition brings two powerhouses together in Megger, Baker Megger Group Limited will purchase the Baker Instrument business from SKF Group, it announced today in a press release. This marks significant growth for Megger; as it acquires one of the more prominent companies in electric motor and rotating machine test and condition assessment in Baker. […]

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Get Your Bearings

SKF and GE Oil & Gas will team up for future development Two big names made a lesser-publicized move towards the end of last month. SKF, the Swedish-based bearings company, and GE Oil & Gas, signed a non-exclusive, license-based collaboration agreement October 17. One could call it a friendly partnership, one that easily flew under the […]

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Three Quarter Mark

Kaydon Bearings were used in Apollo spacesuits, CT scanners Kaydon Bearings celebrated its 75th anniversary on Monday, May 16 with events planned for its facilities in Michigan, South Carolina, Ohio, Mexico, China, and Brazil. The Kaydon Engineering Corporation was founded in May, 1941 by A. Harold Frauenthal in Muskegon, Michigan, and its original location is still a […]

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SKF to co-sponsor race car for NASCAR Nationwide Series

SKF, a global supplier of bearings, seals, and lubrication systems, will be a featured co-primary sponsor on the No. 22 Ford Mustang driven by Brad Keselowski, as he tries for two in a row for Penske Racing in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway tommorow. SKF […]

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Motion Industries releases industrial solutions video with SKF

Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts with headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., has released their fifth product/application “solutions video” on the new MiHow2 channel. The video, “Mounting a Tapered Bore Spherical Roller Bearing on an Adapter Sleeve,” can be seen below:   SKF one of Motion Industries’ suppliers of bearings, seals, […]

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