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Thursday, May 6, 2021
97% reduction in waste to landfill from Schaeffler’s UK plant
Birmingham, UK | 07. May 2021 | Schaeffler (UK's) plant in Sheffield is extremely proud to have worked on the Zero Waste to Landfill Project, the aim of which is to...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
KEB COMBIVERT S6 servo drive takes off with Zeppelin
German airship manufacturer Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik (ZLT) relies on the COMBIVERT S6 servo drive from KEB Automation for special onboard applications on its Zeppelin NT (New Technology)...
   
   
   
   
Friday, April 23, 2021
Jens Schüler appointed as new CEO of Automotive Aftermarket division
Birmingham, UK | 23. April 2021 | During an extraordinary meeting, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG has agreed the appointment of Jens Schüler...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The benefits of using Safety over EtherCAT in your next machine design project
With the development of Safety over EtherCAT in PLCs and drive controllers, powerful new tools are available for machine builders to put to use in their next machine design project, which can help...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Glamox supplies energy-efficient lighting solution for new zero-emission cargo vessel
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has designed and supplied a modern, energy-efficient, LED lighting solution for Yara International’s new zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Top 10 questions to consider when selecting a measurement sensor
Why do sensor suppliers ask detailed questions when it comes to solving a measurement task? With different measurement technologies and thousands of...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Schaeffler is one of the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders of the United Nations
Birmingham, UK | 16. April 2021 | The Schaeffler Group has been selected as one of the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders worldwide on the occasion of the 75th...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 15, 2021
High precision 3D snapshot sensor measures geometry, shape and surface defects of objects in automated inline processes
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a new range of high precision 3D snapshot measurement sensors that are suitable for automated, inline measurement of..
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Schaeffler receives Red Dot Design Award in two categories with OPTIME
Birmingham, UK | 15. April 2021 | The innovative condition monitoring solution OPTIME is a winner of this year’s Red Dot Design Award in two categories. A jury...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 12, 2021
Schaeffler showcases innovations for robotics and services
Birmingham, UK | 13. April 2021 | Increasing automation and the goal of autonomous production offer considerable growth potential for Schaeffler...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Draw wire sensor from Micro-Epsilon ensures water turbine maintains optimum efficiency
A draw wire sensor from Micro-Epsilon is performing a vital role in a water turbine control system. The sensor measures the precise position of the control vane in the turbine. Using...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Schaeffler and Flender introduce innovative and eco-friendly packing system for large size bearings
Birmingham, UK | 26. March 2021 | Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler and drive manufacturer Flender have joined forces to create a new, innovative...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
New inductive sensors are more compact and offer high accuracy and temperature stability for continuous monitoring of tool clamping position
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a range of inductive displacement sensors that monitor the clamping position in machine tools. The sensors...
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 12, 2021
Overcoming three key challenges when designing recycling and shredding machines
When designing a machine for shredding and recycling applications, many challenges need to be overcome to ensure the machine performs at a high level over many years. Three of the most...
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 12, 2021
Schaeffler becomes an anchor partner for STARTUP AUTOBAHN
Birmingham, UK | 12. March 2021 | Schaeffler is a new “anchor partner” to the Stuttgart-based STARTUP AUTOBAHN innovation platform. This platform brings...
   
   
   
   
Monday, March 8, 2021
Glamox supplies LED lighting for world’s largest floating offshore wind farm
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has been awarded a contract to supply LED lighting for the wind turbine foundations at Hywind Tampen, the world’s first and largest floating offshore wind...
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 5, 2021
Schaeffler publishes Sustainability Report 2020
Birmingham, UK | 05. March 2021 | The Schaeffler Group continues to expand its commitment in the field of climate protection – and with success: the company...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Schaeffler closes 2020 with strong fourth quarter
Herzogenaurach | March 4, 2021 |Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler presented its results for 2020 today. The global coronavirus pandemic...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
New portable gauges enable high precision, non-destructive coating thickness measurements on CFRP and metal substrates
A range of compact handheld gauges for measuring the coating or paint thickness on CFRP (carbon fibre reinforced plastic) and metal substrates is now available in the UK...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Schaeffler to build state-of-the-art laboratory complex at Herzogenaurach campus
Birmingham, UK | 23. February 2021 | Schaeffler is investing around 80 million euros in a new central laboratory complex in Herzogenaurach as part of the...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Factors to consider when choosing lighting for offshore wind energy applications
When selecting lighting for an offshore wind farm, a number of important factors should be considered, including maintenance, energy costs and quality of light to minimise downtime, says Gordon Low of Glamox...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
New compact thickness measurement gauge closes the gap between simple thickness sensor solutions and high cost dedicated systems for strip, plate and sheet materials
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has introduced a gauge for precise thickness measurements of strip materials, plate and sheet, up to 25mm thick. A complete ‘out-of-the-box’ solution...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Pitch drive controllers from KEB play a central safety role in wind turbines
KEB Automation is seeing an increase in demand for its drive controllers, motors and brakes for onshore and offshore wind turbines. Pitch and yaw drives, pitch motors, as well as pitch and yaw...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Schaeffler starts mass production of electric motors
Birmingham, UK | 26. January 2021 | Schaeffler is now reaping the rewards of its decision to create a specific business division for electric mobility three years ago...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 25, 2021
New laser sensor accurately measures distances to difficult surfaces or target objects up to 150 metres away
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has introduced a non-contact laser distance sensor that measures distances up to 150m with an accuracy of < ± 1mm. The sensor...