NKE Bearings publishes new General Catalogue

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Bearing specialist NKE Austria has published its new General Catalogue. With more than 1000 pages the fifth edition of the bearings catalogue contains comprehensive information in both English and German for industrial distributors as well as engineers and designers. The catalogue is available free of charge in print form or as a download from www.nke.at/catalogue.

NKE AUSTRIA appoints authorised signatories

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NKE AUSTRIA GmbH appointed two authorised signatories (Prokuristen) for the company. Dipl.-Ing. Gunnar Simm is currently Head of Engineering, and Mag. Thomas Witzler, M.Sc. is Head of Human Resources for the Steyr-based bearing manufacturer.

NKE develops bearing unit for pump applications

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In collaboration with a large pump maker, NKE has developed a new modular system for the bearing arrangements to rationalise a whole pump generation. The bearing solution simplifies mounting and handling therefore reduces costs.

NKE joins Research Association Power Transmission Engineering FVA

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In July 2011 bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH became a member of Frankfurt-based research association Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e.V. (FVA). In joining the network, which focuses on research all around the power transmission, NKE aims to participate in the member organisations’ joint research activities and to gain additional research capacity for developing new products and technologies.

New department heads for Production and Quality Management

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NKE AUSTRIA GmbH has appointed two new department heads as of May: Friedrich Blum is the new Head of Production while Wolfgang Gastner takes up the position of Head of Quality Management.

Hannover Fair 2011

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Bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH introduces bearing solutions for industrial gearboxes at this year’s Motion, Drive and Automation in Hannover.

NKE puts the emphasis on employee training

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NKE AUSTRIA puts the emphasis on employee training. Last year, each of the about 200 employees spent on average five days in training. This can be compared to an average of 1.2 days per year at other Austrian companies. The training courses covered all areas of business such as IT, engineering, production, organisation and quality management.

NKE Distributor Conference 2010 – Guests from all of the world in Steyr

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Bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH held its fifth International Distributor Conference from 14th to 17 October 2010 in Steyr, Austria. About 190 participants from 30 countries attended the event. The biennial conference is a platform for NKE distribution partners to share ideas and experiences.

Electrically insulated rolling bearings from NKE – Protection against bearing damage by current discharge

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NKE AUSTRIA offers electrically insulated rolling bearings. The special bearings SQ77 feature a built-in electrical insulation, which provides reliable protection against current discharge and the resulting electrical corrosion. Typical applications of electrically insulated rolling bearings are electric motors, generators and other electrical machines.

Modular bearing system for planetary Wind turbine gearboxes

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NKE AUSTRIA has developed a modular bearing system for planetary gears in wind turbine gearboxes.

Model shown at the NKE stand on the 2009 MDA trade fair in Hannover: Planetary bearing supports for a 1.5 MW wind turbine gearbox with one planetary gear stage

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NKE is presenting its range of ready-to-mount bearing units at this year’s international Motek Fair for Assembly and Handling Technology and Automation in Stuttgart, Germany.

Two new technical executives at NKE AUSTRIA

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In April 2010, two new executives have joined Austrian bearing manufacturer NKE’s engineering team: Gunnar Simm is now Head of Engineering, while Dr. Bernhard Deffner has taken charge of project management for the hard machining production unit.

Large-size bearing from NKE ensures a smooth rolling process in steel pipe manufacturing

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NKE AUSTRIA has supplied a special cylindrical roller bearing with an outer diameter of 3.3 m for the application in a three-roller planetary rolling mill.

Good annual results despite the recession: NKE Austria records increased sales and takes on 20 new employees

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Despite the recession, Steyr-based bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH achieved positive annual results in 2009. With sales of 43.8 million euros, NKE’s turnover was up one percent over the record year 2008. Wind energy represented an important growth sector, and the biggest growth market was China.

Successful ISO Recertification and New OHSAS Certification

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NKE AUSTRIA GmbH has again passed the ISO audit in November 2009. Recertified to ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management and ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management, NKE is now, for the first time, also certified for Occupational Health and Safety Management according to OHSAS 18001.

Six new apprentices starts training at NKE AUSTRIA

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Apprenticeship training enjoys the highest priority at NKE AUSTRIA, despite the current economic downturn.

NKE double row full complement cylindrical roller bearings – Locating bearings with maximum load carrying capacity, also under extreme operating conditions

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Bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH introduces the NNF series of double row full complement cylindrical roller bearings. This series of bearings features a compact design and maximum load carrying capacity. The bearings are sealed on both sides and suitable for extreme operating conditions. Typical applications for NNF- bearings are rope wheels and pulleys.

NKE AUSTRIA opens sales office in Shanghai, China

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NKE AUSTRIA GmbH opens its first sales office in China. The objective of the representative office in Shanghai is to improve the service to OEM customers in important segments as well as to establish a nationwide distribution network. The office will be headed by Hansen Mao, who has many years of experience in the bearing industry.

NKE AUSTRIA moves into new headquarters in Steyr

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The bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH completed and moved into its new headquarters in the industrial park Stadtgut Steyr in June 2009. More than fifteen million euro have been invested in the new works with a floor space of more than 10,000 square metres.

And the Pegasus goes to....NKE!

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NKE AUSTRIA was awarded the industry prize Pegasus on 16 June. The bearing manufacturer won the gold prize in the category “companies with 50 to 249 employees”. The Pegasus is the most influential industry prize in Upper Austria; it is awarded to the best companies in the province every year.

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