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Apr 10, 2013, 14:00 ET

As Materials Evolve, Freudenberg-NOK Helps Manufacturing Customers Tackle Escalating Compatibility Issues

Oil spots on the driveway are largely a thing of the past, thanks to advanced elastomeric sealing materials. But changes in powertrain technology,...

Feb 22, 2013, 11:04 ET

Freudenberg Captures Sustainability Award for Unique Manufacturing Process that Reduces Engineered Waste

 Freudenberg Sealing Technologies' breakthrough laser welding process, which eliminates up to 73 percent of the engineered waste produced...

Jan 31, 2013, 12:05 ET
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is sponsoring the U of M Supermileage(R) Team. The goal? 3,000 miles per gallon. From left: Andy Dun, junior, mechanical engineering; David Coons, junior, mechanical engineering; Rory Pawl, director, FNST Future Technology; Mike Rowe, FNST strategic product development manager, Technology; Karan Jain, junior, mechanical engineering; and John Rockwell, junior, mechanical engineering.  (PRNewsFoto/Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, Edward Llewellyn Ochal/TIF Photographic, LLC.)

3,000 MPG? Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Helps U of M Supermileage® Team Push Ultimate Fuel Efficiency

Sitting off a main road that runs through U of M's North Campus in Ann Arbor is a large industrial garage with an impossibly bright roof.  On...

Nov 14, 2012, 10:14 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Showcases Electric Vehicle Sealing Technologies at The Battery Show

 Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (FNST) is showcasing a portfolio of products that enhance the safety, durability and performance of...

Sep 17, 2012, 07:15 ET
Joe Walker, Freudenberg-NOK corporate director of Materials Development and Chemical Regulatory Compliance in the Americas, is championing sustainable product and process developments at the global manufacturer. Walker is shown in the company's research laboratory with samples from a comprehensive study he conducted on methanol fuel.  (PRNewsFoto/Freudenberg-NOK, T.I.F. Photographic, Edward Llewellyn Ochal)

Freudenberg-NOK Pushes Development and Use of Sustainable Materials, Processes and Product Designs

"Sustainability… our sustainability… is mortally dependent on our environment, and our environment is dependent on us." These...

Sep 10, 2012, 16:54 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Addresses Danger of Distracted Driving With New Corporate Policy

With the incidence of traffic accidents involving distracted drivers on the increase in North America, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (FNST)...

Aug 20, 2012, 11:29 ET

Freudenberg's Walker to Speak about Material Opportunities and Challenges at Global Conference

The global polymer industry is at a strategic crossroads: as crucial industrial raw materials become more scarce, demand for those resources...

May 24, 2012, 07:00 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Helps Drive Economic Recovery with Capital Investments in Manufacturing Facilities

– Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (FNST), a global leader in the production of elastomeric seals and custom molded products, is spurring...

Apr 16, 2012, 07:00 ET
Bradley Norton, president, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, inside the company's state-of-the-art analytical laboratory in Plymouth, Michigan.  (PRNewsFoto/Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies)

Norton Appointed President of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST), the world's largest producer of elastomeric seals and custom molded products, has appointed Bradley S....

Mar 28, 2012, 13:37 ET
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is making micro-seals available to North American customers through products like the Micro-Simmerrings(R), available through its Simrit general industry channel.  (PRNewsFoto/Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies)

Freudenberg-NOK Taps Into Systems Miniaturization With Line of New Micro-Seals in North America

 With diameters as small as five millimeters and thicknesses down to 40 microns, or the size of a match stick head, the latest group of seals...

Mar 01, 2012, 12:20 ET

Freudenberg Launches MySeal App for Instant Access to Technical Data on Popular Mobile Devices

What sealing materials are resistant to mineral transmission oils? Which elastomer is not affected by ozone or UV light? What rubber material can...

Jan 05, 2012, 14:33 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Focuses on New Materials and Green Technologies for the Automotive Industry

 Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, the world's largest producer of elastomeric seals and custom molded products, has helped automakers...

Oct 18, 2011, 10:00 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Invests in Innovation to Successfully Respond to Customers' Technology Challenges

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation starts with an idea. But success is borne on the back of in-depth understanding....

Aug 25, 2011, 10:30 ET

Freudenberg-NOK Manchester Plant Demonstrates Lean, Six Sigma to Presidential Hopeful Newt Gingrich

When it comes to lean manufacturing, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies' Manchester, N.H., plant is the gold standard, according to former U.S....

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...