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Fenner Acquires Lumsden Corporation

Advances and expands belting and high-value component solutions Fenner Precision Polymers recently announced the acquisition of Lumsden Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial conveyor belting as well as related solutions


The Packaging Perspective 2021

Pack Expo Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging Expo offers more than 1,500 exhibitors to showcase the latest new materials, technologies and solutions to address the packaging and processing needs of


Value-Driven Condition Monitoring

Schaeffler’s OPTIME Improves the Reliability of Rotating Equipment We first discussed Schaeffler’s end-to-end wireless sensor solution called OPTIME in the September 2020 issue of PTE: Schaeffler recently launched the


The Sustainable Shop Floor

Energy from renewable sources? Natural resource conservation? Reduction in pollution and waste? Energy efficient components? Many talk a good game when it comes to sustainability in manufacturing, but there’s more


Maximizing Bearing Performance

Carrier and SKF Collaborate on Centrifugal Compressor Technology The opportunity to improve product design separates market leaders from the competition. Brand loyalty, perceived value, manufacturing technology, and research and development


Hannover Messe 2021: Smart Manufacturing

Robotics, digital tools, automation and artificial intelligence will all play a significant role in the factory of the future. After two days of visiting virtual booths and attending conferences, we


Hannover Messe 2021: Industrial Transformation

The show must go on. And though we’re extremely disappointed to not spend the week in Germany taking in the latest and greatest manufacturing technology, your computer will be your


What is Sensor Linearity and What Does It Mean?

Most analog output sensors have general specifications such as linearity (or non-linearity), repeatability, and resolution, as well as environmental specifications like operating temperature or shock and vibration, and dynamic specifications


A Cut Above the Rest

Micro motors put the power in pruning Pruning is one of the most demanding jobs in the viticulture and horticulture industries. When done manually, this time- and labor-intensive task can

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The Digital Experience with Regal Beloit

Regal Beloit Corporation recently announced it is now putting QR codes on Sealmaster and Browning mounted bearings products and bearing boxes including Browining, McGill, Rollway, Sealmaster and System Plast. Customers