Montreal-based Ficodis Group is acquiring Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products based in Mississauga, ON. This makes 14 acquisitions for Ficodis Group, allowing the company to complete its network of power transmission distributors and add new brands to its product portfolio.
AutomationDirect has added three styles of polymer (plastic) bearings and compatible hard anodized aluminum linear shafts to its mechanical power transmission line. The igus DryLin R series linear plain bearings are dimensionally interchangeable with other popular brands, and offer a low-cost alternative to recirculating ball bearings, the company says.
Mississauga, ON-based RotoPrecision has announced it has achieved MAC Approval and is now a fully authorized Motovario Assembly Center (MAC) in Canada.