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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...

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...