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2010-06-08 10:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- US Digital announces the release of its latest absolute, blind hollow bore shaft encoder, the HBA4. HBA4 absolute encoders are used as azimuth and elevation position sensors in two axes tracking systems, commonly used in solar applications. This single turn absolute encoder provides 16-bits of resolution over 360 degrees of shaft rotation. The HBA4 is available with a 12mm or 0.500" diameter bore size with either a ball bearing or sleeve bushing...

2010-03-22 10:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal-Mogul Corporation (Nasdaq: FDML) has expanded the performance capabilities of engine bearings by developing an innovative polymer coated bearing shell that can reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by withstanding mechanical loads produced by heavily boosted engines. Called IROX(TM), the new technology addresses the lubrication challenges associated with frequent engine re-starts found in hybrid and other future stop-start...

2010-03-09 09:20:00

MONTVILLE, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AST® Bearings, LLC, a leading supplier of miniature bearings, precision ball bearings and related products, announced today that part of its continued growth strategy in 2010 is through the strategic acquisitions of other bearing supply companies. Company officials stated that sales growth this year is expected to come from four main sources: increased sales from existing customers, sales from new customers within existing...

2010-02-23 09:45:00

MONTVILLE, N.J., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 1963, AST® Bearings, LLC is a premier supplier of miniature bearings, precision ball bearings, and related products. The "AST" brand has become synonymous for value, selection, and outstanding customer service. To help protect the reputation of the company earned over its 46-year history, AST applied for and recently received registered trademark status for both its name and logo by the US Patent and Trademark Office...

2010-01-13 11:40:00

SALEM, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Synchrony, Inc., the leader in clean, efficient, and reliable technology for rotating machinery and power conversion systems, announced today that it has received $10 million in Series C funding from New River Management VI, a venture fund managed by Third Security, LLC. The funding was committed following continued analysis of the global market for Synchrony's product lines, its expanded production capacity and sales growth as demonstrated by a recent...

2009-12-31 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) announced today that Waukesha Bearings, an operating company in Dover's Fluid Management Segment and global provider of custom-engineered hydrodynamic bearings and magnetic bearing systems, has acquired Inpro/Seal Company, the leading designer and manufacturer of bearing isolator technologies. Inpro/Seal is based in Rock Island, Illinois. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of...

2009-12-07 14:30:00

DETROIT, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: SAE Detroit Section and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum of the Great Lakes. The SAE is a global association of more than 121,000 engineers and related technical experts in the automotive, aerospace and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE's members have been and continue to be industry innovator and commercialization leaders. The MIT Enterprise Forum of the Great Lakes (MITEF Great Lakes) is one of the 24 worldwide...

2009-10-08 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds US Bearings Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0153840/Reportlinker-Adds-US-Bearings-Market.html US demand to expand 3% annually through 2013 Bearing demand in the US (including plain bearings) is projected to expand 3.0 percent per year through 2013 to $10.6 billion. The primary factors supporting advances will be a rebound in motor...

2009-09-15 08:09:00

ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Synchrony, Inc., the technology leader in improving the performance and reliability of high performance rotating machinery and power conversion systems, announced the launch of its new web site, http://www.synchrony.com, at the 38(th) Turbomachinery Symposium in Houston, Texas. The new Synchrony.com site showcases a fresh corporate logo and design, supporting its spirit of bold innovation and engineering excellence in its product line of clean,...

2009-07-23 09:53:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- R&D magazine has named Synchrony's Fusion(R) magnetic bearing as one of the 100 most technologically significant products of the past year. For 47 years, the prestigious R&D 100 Awards have been recognizing the most advanced products in their industries, judged by their advances in technology and their impacts to their markets and the world around them. The winning of an R&D 100 Award provides a mark of excellence known to industry,...


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