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16 March 2021 BI rolls out countrywide stock of IE1 motors from ABB Africa
Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) now has sufficient stock of IE1 motors from ABB Africa to be able to supply the local market in accordance with the new partnership between the two companies, reports BI...
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4 March 2021 Sugar masterplan is sweet news to major suppliers like BI
The sugar masterplan being implemented by the government has seen a commitment from large users to procure at least 80% of their requirements from local growers. The result has been a significant boost for local...
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28 January 2021 BI warns against the unforeseen costs of using counterfeit bearings
Downtime, consequential damage, reduced lifespan, poor performance and safety are just some of the dangers of using counterfeit bearings, which are increasingly prevalent across South African industry, warns Andrew...
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15 January 2021 BI consolidates Tier 2 electrical products under ALPHA brand
Following the recent successful launch of the ALPHA Drive Micro and the ALPHA Drive Plus range of Variable Speed Drives, leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is excited to announce the rebranding of its...
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14 December 2020 BI plans strategic acquisitions, new products and services for 2021
The current economic situation might offer excellent opportunities for acquisitions within its field of operation, comments Bearings International (BI) Managing Director Bart Schoevaerts. This comes off the back of...
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12 November 2020 BI is up to date with the latest quality standards thanks to BSI
Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is up to date with the latest quality standards thanks to the services provided by the BSI Group South Africa. These standards are ISO 9001-2015, ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS...
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5 November 2020 ABB and BI extend partnership to include high-efficiency IE3 motors
Low-voltage IE3 motors from ABB Africa will now be distributed by leading supplier Bearings International (BI). This is an extension of the existing partnership between the two companies, with BI already a...
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8 October 2020 Dodge ISN spherical roller bearings from BI take the guesswork out of mounting
The Dodge ISN Safety Mount spherical roller bearings from ABB, distributed by leading supplier Bearings International (BI), feature a patented integral adapter mounting and removal system that makes it easy to...
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7 September 2020 Gender transformation is a strategic imperative for BI
As gender and ethnicity transformation is part of the strategic imperatives of Bearings International (BI), it focuses on building a strong talent pipeline by employing a number of young black individuals yearly and...
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26 August 2020 I-MAK gearboxes from BI feature a two-year warranty
Bearings International (BI) has been supplying gearboxes from I-MAK, a Turkish OEM based in Istanbul, since 2019 as part of its Bauer range, according to Couplings and Gearboxes Product Manager Hilton Woest.
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