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Timken acquires Lovejoy including its subsidiary R+L Hydraulics

19 August, 2016

The Timken Company, manufacturer of tapered roller bearings, has acquired Lovejoy, Inc. and its subsidiary, R+L Hydraulics GmbH. Lovejoy, a manufacturer of industrial couplings, universal joints and hydraulics, was purchased for approximately 66 million USD.


Metalflex and Artifex form strategic alliance

19 August, 2016

After a long working relationship, the opportunity recently presented itself for Metalflex and Artifex to join forces in the form of a strategic alliance, offering major benefits to both businesses.


Industry unites behind new national strategy in Through-life Engineering Services

19 August, 2016

Leading figures from across the manufacturing industry have launched a new national strategy in Through-life Engineering Services (TES) calling for the UK to realise the economic potential of TES.


Ashton Seals appointed distributor for Parker Prädifa

11 August, 2016

Ashton Seals Ltd. has been appointed as a distributor for Parker Prädifa, the globally recognised designer, developer and manufacturer of sealing systems and engineered components made from polymer materials.


Beaumanor takes the high jump for charity

03 August, 2016

Beaumanor’s managing director, Adrian McGreevy, and finance administrator, Charlotte Cooper, will each be making a tandem parachute jump this August. The jump is in aid of Beaumanor’s chosen charity, Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.


Precision Pneumatics celebrates 25 Years as Atlas Copco Premier Distributor

28 July, 2016

Precision Pneumatics, based in Knowsley, Liverpool, is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a Premier Distributor for Atlas Copco Compressors. According to managing director Phil Hood: “Our continued success is the result of offering quality products combined with the exceptional customer service and support provided by our highly experienced and dedicated team.”


Overcapacity constrains Chinese industrial robot market growth

21 July, 2016

The Chinese market for industrial robots reached an estimated US$1.3 billion in 2015. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, reaching $3.3 billion in 2020, according to IHS Inc., the global source of critical information and insight. China accounted for 13 per cent of global industrial robot sales revenue in 2015, and is expected to comprise 25 per cent in 2020.


UK Trelleborg Sealing facility obtains ISO/TS 29001:2011

14 July, 2016

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions’ seal manufacturing facility in Tewkesbury is believed by the company to be the first of its kind to obtain the international quality standard PD ISO/TS 29001:2011.


Beko Technologies UK opens new building

07 July, 2016

Beko Technologies UK – developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-quality components for compressed air processing and condensate technology – officially opened its new building in Redditch on 13 April. The ribbon to mark the official opening of the building was cut by company owner Monique Abeels-Koch in the presence of the Beko Technologies team and guests.


Boge beefs up supply in central southern England with SAS partnership

30 June, 2016

Compressor manufacturer Boge has strengthened its distribution network by appointing Eastleigh-based Southern Air Systems (SAS) as its new platinum distribution partner for the central south region of England.


Export success brings Queen’s Award to Helipebs Controls

23 June, 2016

Gloucester-based manufacturer Helipebs Controls Ltd. has been recognised for its excellence in export in the 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.


Quarrying, construction and recycling innovation at Hillhead 2016

16 June, 2016

From 28 to 30 June Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry near Buxton, Derbyshire will once again host the world’s biggest working quarry exhibition.


Output grows in manufacturing sector – CBI

10 June, 2016

Orders improved a little overall and output grew, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.


Kee Connections opens new Northwest facility as part of major expansion roadmap

09 June, 2016

Kee Connections, (http://www.keeconnections.co.uk) the specialist designer and manufacturer of pneumatic and hydraulic couplings, hoses and connectors, has opened a new facility in the Northwest of England. This move is the first realisation of the company’s plans for a major expansion of its UK operations over the next three years.


Saskatchewan Uni lab manager wins Moog oldest operating servo valve contest

27 May, 2016

The Industrial Group of Moog Inc. declared Doug Bitner, manager for the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Engineering Fluid Power Lab, the winner of its contest to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve after he sent in a video showing lab equipment running with a Moog 21 Series servo valve manufactured in 1963. Moog launched the contest last September as part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Moog’s operations in Europe.


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