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.
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 […]
Sustainability is good business practice, and what we see in customers across all industries is that it makes even better business sense, driving long-term competitive advantage. There are two aspects of sustainability emerging as market forces in the manufacturing space, driven by innovative automation solutions. The first is meeting the immediate cost-savings needs our customers […]
You’re not alone in your efforts to get around the economic killing fields of the lingering recession. The 12 companies represented in our Industry Outlook 2009 “have your back.”
One of our missions at SKF is to equip our customers worldwide with the technologies, products and services that can help them weather the current economic downturn and build toward a more competitive and healthier future. A key driver behind this mission is the quest for sustainability, with an emphasis on ways to increase energy […]
AutomationDirect has always tried to provide the ‘best value’ to our customers, and this economy has forced us to evaluate ways to do even better. On nearly every front, we have taken some measures to help our customers economically.
Bad news travels fast. Case in point: There isn’t a worker alive who doesn’t know we’re currently mired in the most difficult economic downturn since the Great Depression. But, like any story, there are two sides.
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 […]