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2014-04-14 12:20:41

Company's low friction, Energy Saving Seals reduce friction by 57 percent PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, a team of engineering students from Pennsylvania State University - Behrend built a single-passenger car that squeezed 1,290 miles out of a single gallon of fuel. Never mind that the car lacked basic amenities and topped out under 25 mph. The vehicle's design and performance were good enough to snag first place in SAE International's Supermileage(®)...

2014-03-05 12:20:34

Companies sign partnership agreement to strengthen their business bond LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When two companies share a decades-old relationship built on innovation, cooperation and trust, how do they do to take the association to the next level? By renewing their commitment, so to speak, with a long-term agreement that builds on their past and lays out an even more prosperous future. Carraro Group, a leading eco-compatible, power transmission systems...

2014-02-28 12:21:43

Newly designed catalog offers customers simplified experience PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit (Freudenberg-NOK) is making it easier for its best industry partners to serve their fluid power customers throughout the world. Freudenberg-NOK will introduce its first consolidated Global Fluid Power Catalog at the company's Preferred Distributor Conference in Las Vegas on March 3. The catalog will provide its preferred...

2014-02-24 12:30:53

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartphones, smart TV, smart tablets, but what about smart clothing? That would be clothing and shoes made of intelligent material that can both warm you up or cool you down, making sure your body temperature is always within a comfort zone. As it happens, Freudenberg's Comfortemp® material can do just that. The bitterly cold winter in which large parts of the country are dealing with record-low temperatures for extended periods of time...

2014-02-20 12:20:10

Solutions to improve lifecycle performance to be featured PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit has announced that it will be showcasing some of its most important sealing material developments and components at the 2014 Fluid Power, Power Transmission, Motion Control Exposition (IFPE) and CONEXPO-CON/AGG international technical exposition and conference in Las Vegas from March 4 to 8. The exposition will feature more than 2,800 exhibitors...

2014-02-17 12:21:23

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg announced the winners of ideaTrophy, an open competition for new business ideas in targeted search-fields. The competition which was open to Freudenberg employees and outside applicants attracted more than 600 idea submissions, 150 of which were considered for the ideaTrophy prizes. Approximately three quarters of ideas were outside submissions across seven targeted search fields. A total of 23 monetary prizes were awarded. Three of...

2014-01-29 12:26:58

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg North America is hosting a Go Red rally and lighting ceremony on February 6 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at its Regional Corporate Center. The event kicks-off American Heart Month in southeast Michigan. The event is free with RSVP to freudenberg@fnacc.com. Leesa Smith, Freudenberg North America president and regional representative and this year's local Go Red For Women® co-chair, Annette Scriberras, national Go Red For Women®...

2014-01-21 08:23:57

New seal helps protect wind power systems from rain, ice and other threats PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy, and wind power in particular, is playing an increasingly important role in today's global energy portfolio. But as new windmills are installed across heartlands and down coasts, the components driving their blades and turbines are exposed to extreme environmental conditions including storms, rain, ice and salt. It goes without saying that...

2014-01-14 12:20:21

Freudenberg-NOK's Low Emission Sealing Solutions address fuel consumption, weight, start-stop and direct fuel injection challenges PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the dazzling designs and impressive powertrains being unveiled at this year's 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit are some often invisible but always essential sealing components that keep today's new vehicles on the road and more fuel efficient than ever before. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing...

2013-12-17 08:20:51

Dedication by the Lutterworth Service Center key to achievement PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit has once again received the coveted Gold Supplier Award for customer service, technical support and delivery performance from Pattonair, a leading aerospace and defense supply chain service provider headquartered in the United Kingdom. This is the third time Freudenberg-NOK has achieved Gold Supplier status with Pattonair since...