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Jul 18, 2011, 14:05 ET
Dr. Luis Lorenzo, vice president, Advanced Product Engineering, Corporate Functions, Freudenberg-NOK, fuels up a Chevy Volt at Freudenberg-NOK's new electric vehicle charging station.  (PRNewsFoto/Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies/2011 TIF EDWARD LLEWELLYN OCHAL)

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Installs Electric Car Charging Station to Help Develop Infrastructure

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK), which produces hundreds of gaskets and seals for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf, is...

Apr 25, 2011, 12:54 ET

Simrit's Nanotechnology Surface Process Improves Seal Longevity, Abrasion Resistance

To better meet customer needs for more robust seals, Simrit has developed an advanced surface treatment process to improve seal function and...

Mar 22, 2011, 10:00 ET

Simrit Showcases CASCO Cassette Shaft Seals at IFPE 2011

To address the increasing demands placed on crankshaft seals, Simrit has developed its CASCO (self-contained seal design) Cassette Shaft Seal. On...

Mar 22, 2011, 10:00 ET

Simrit Revolutionizes Surface Finish Testing Methodology to Increase Seal Performance

To improve and minimize variation of rod counter surface quality for hydraulic applications, Simrit has specified six additional parameters....

Mar 22, 2011, 10:00 ET

Simrit's Materials Address Industry Challenges; Create Better Performing Seal Designs

Developed specifically to meet the sealing challenges of today's cylinder makers, Simrit's NOK U641 and NOK UH05 materials are proven to help...

Jan 10, 2011, 11:46 ET

Simrit's E454 Compound Achieves NAS Specification

Due to its continuous superior performance in real world applications, Simrit's E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) compound was recently...

Nov 15, 2010, 09:30 ET

Simrit Honored with Pattonair Gold Standard Award

As a result of its continued excellence in delivery and quality performance, Simrit was recently awarded the Pattonair Gold Standard Award. This is...

Nov 08, 2010, 10:23 ET

Simrit Division of Freudenberg-NOK Earns United Technologies Corp. Supplier Gold Award for Second Year

In recognition of its continual outstanding performance in delivery, quality, lean practices and customer support, Simrit's Tillsonburg, Ontario,...

Oct 12, 2010, 09:40 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Unveils Materials Research and Technology Developments at 2010 Rubber Expo

As part of its overarching commitment to cutting-edge research and development activities, Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership will present the...

Jul 19, 2010, 10:49 ET

Simrit Introduces Self-fusing Silicone Sinusoidal Tape; Expands Existing Product Line

Simrit, the industrial products division of Freudenberg-NOK, recently expanded its Self-fusing Silicone Tape line to include sinusoidal fiberglass...

Jul 15, 2010, 17:11 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Creates New Executive Team to Replace CEO

To further strengthen our market leadership, Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership (FNGP) has appointed four senior executives to the newly created...

Jul 13, 2010, 09:33 ET

Simrit Introduces New Fluorocarbon Compounds for Demanding Semiconductor Sealing

As the fast-paced semiconductor industry continually develops the latest microelectronics innovations, smaller components – such as seals...

May 17, 2010, 10:31 ET

Simrit and Kluber Lubrication to Debut Lube&Seal Sealing System at WINDPOWER 2010

Wind turbines, and all of the components within each machine, must be built to withstand a wide range of harsh environmental elements. Even the...

Apr 14, 2010, 08:00 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Earns Patent for High-Performance Quantum(TM) PTFE Injector Seal for Advanced Technology Engines

Freudenberg-NOK has been awarded a U.S. patent for an innovative sealing system that uses new materials and a unique shape to dramatically improve...

Mar 29, 2010, 11:15 ET

Simrit Division of Freudenberg-NOK Earns Emerson Climate Technologies Quality Award

In recognition of its outstanding performance in delivery, quality and customer support, Simrit's Troy, Ohio facility was recently awarded Emerson...

Mar 26, 2010, 09:21 ET

Freudenberg-NOK's Simrit Division Launches Energy-saving MileMaker(TM) Seal for Heavy Duty Truck & Trailer Wheels

Offering friction-reducing and fuel-saving benefits for commercial truck and trailer customers, Simrit's MileMaker™ seals are being globally...

Feb 11, 2010, 14:32 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Launches Energy Saving Game-Changer

When it comes to increasing fuel economy and reducing emissions, even the smallest parts play a significant role.  Freudenberg-NOK, a world...

Dec 07, 2009, 10:00 ET

Freudenberg-NOK CEO Accepts New Position

The Board of Freudenberg & Co. announced today that effective May 1, 2010, Dr. Mohsen Sohi will join the Management Board of Freudenberg...

Aug 10, 2009, 17:21 ET

Simrit Division of Freudenberg-NOK Earns United Technologies Corp. Supplier Gold Award

In recognition of its outstanding performance in delivery, quality, lean practices and customer support, Simrit's Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada...

Jun 08, 2009, 12:54 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Supplier Launches Program to Give Back in Tough Times Freudenberg-NOK, the leading producer of advanced sealing and vibration control products,...