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Timken to Participate in the Melius Research Conference

The Timken Company , will attend the Melius Research Conference on Dec. 7, 2023 in New York City. Participating on behalf of Timken will be Philip D. Fracassa, executive vice president and chief financial officer and Neil Frohnapple, director of investor relations. Materials shared during the conference will be available online at


Boca Bearings in this issue, we will be exploring the world of thrust bearings and analyzing their various applications, benefits, and advancements.  Thrust bearings are designed to handle axial loads, providing rotational motion in applications where radial bearings are not suitable. They are commonly used in automotive, aerospace, and industrial machinery industries.

SKF and ArcelorMittal join efforts to set new performance standard in continuous casting operation
KF and ArcelorMittal have signed a five-year performance-based contract to migrate all bearing positions in the two slab continuous casting machines operating in Fos-sur-Mer to SKF relubrication-free technology bearings. This is the result of several years of tests and close collaboration between the local technical teams of the two companies.
“What really sets SKF apart as the ideal partner for such a project is its ability to provide fast, local support in the 20-plus countries where ArcelorMittal has its production plants, across Europe and beyond in other regions of the world”, says David Breuil, who is Buyer of Bearings & Standard Spare Parts at ArcelorMittal.
Schaeffler shows new approaches to lowering production costs in the beverage industry

BrauBeviale, one of the leading capital goods fairs for the beverage industry worldwide, is due to take place in Nuremberg from November 28 to 30, 2023.  Schaeffler will be on site with a presentation that focuses on solutions for economical and efficient beverage production.

Ralf Moseberg, Senior Vice President Industrial Automation at Schaeffler, points out: “The high cost pressures in the industry also have a positive side effect. Established series solutions are being questioned and the search for new and more efficient designs and solutions is beginning – and increasingly, this includes the entire life cycle of machines and systems. This is very much in line with our solutions for the food and beverage industry, from standard components and engineering to solutions for efficient operation and optimized maintenance.”

More on: Schaeffler shows new approaches to lowering production costs in the beverage industry | Press Releases | Schaeffler Group

Steel mill reaps rewards from adopting NSK bearings

When a steel mill was experiencing regular failures of the bearings on its pilger mill, the plant turned to the expertise and experience of NSK for a robust and economic solution. By recommending bearings with 200% more life than the units they replaced, NSK provided the mill with annual savings of €159,933.

More on: Steel mill reaps rewards from adopting NSK bearings | NSK (

Notice of the design change on the individual box through the operation of the JTEKT brand's unification

Since last year,Koyo/JTEKT  have been announcing a change in the individual box design due to the brand unification, under this brand unification operation, they also have changed the design of a large individual box, hub unit, water pump bearing box, and etc.

More on: Notice of the design change on the individual box through the operation of the JTEKT brand’s unification(2nd edition) / News releases / Koyo Bearings(JTEKT)

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