Archive | August, 2009

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Industry Outlook: Partnering Today And Tomorrow

As NSK customers face unprecedented financial constraints, the focus has become even more about the bottom line—working to full capacity, as efficiently as possible and with equipment that is reliable and cost-effective to maintain. We understand the vital role that motion and control products play in each of these areas and continually look for ways […]

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Industry Outlook: Improving & Optimizing Processes

The lingering recession has been especially hard on process industries around the globe. No sector has gone unscathed. Even what we have traditionally thought of as our most robust, critical markets have been affected. ITT remains committed to these industries and will continue to invest in product development and support services.

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Industry Outlook: Making The Next Logical Move

Inpro/Seal has been helping customers in both good and not-so-good times for 32 years—ever since our invention of the bearing isolator. From day one, we have strongly emphasized customer service. As a result, “Same-day,” NOT “Some-day” shipments of even custom products are a way of life for us. In fact, we encourage our customers NOT […]

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Industry Outlook: Safety Should Fit Like A Glove

If one of your employees were about to put his/her hands into a bucket of industrial cleaning solution and had two different pairs of gloves to choose from, would he/she select the right pair? The way for an employee to know the difference between waterproof gloves and those that are chemical resistant is NOT by […]

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Industry Outlook: Increasing Customer Competitiveness

High-performance Mobil-branded lubricants are used everywhere, in nearly every industrial operation on the planet. Across all industries we serve, ExxonMobil has had a long-standing tradition of increasing our customers’ competitiveness by helping to improve their productivity and maximize equipment life—regardless of the condition of the economy.

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Industry Outlook: Driving Operating Improvements

Clearly, the pressures on process manufacturing management and their engineering and maintenance teams vary with the economy. Not long ago, high demand shined an intense light on capacity, availability and uptime—this has changed. Today, many industries are experiencing reduced demand leading to emphasis on operational efficiency and cost reduction.

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Industry Outlook: Improving The Road Ahead

While the current economic downturn has caused a considerable business challenge for many companies, we need to make sure those near-term issues don’t alter the work that needs to be done to establish and build a strong long-term future. As Sir Winston Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist […]

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Industry Outlook: We’re Staying The Course

A year ago, most manufacturers were working overtime to get as much product produced and to the marketplace as possible. Distributors were just as busy making sure that they had the MRO products necessary to keep all those production lines up and running at full efficiency. Now, one year later, both OEMs and distributors are […]

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