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“ABF’s ISO Certification truly deserved”

23 Oct 2018

“ABF’s ISO Certification truly deserved”

ABF has had its ISO 9001 certification extended to 2021. “And this is truly deserved”, according to Auditor Peter van Herk. ISO 9001 is the international standard to indicate that a company has a good quality system in place. Peter van Herk, on behalf of TÜV Rheinland, carried out the audit at ABF. As an Auditor, Van Herk regularly comes across technical companies. Companies he has a great…

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ABF Sales Team zooms in on the future

28 Sep 2018

ABF Sales Team zooms in on the future

ABF continues to invest in its Sales Team. In September, four colleagues started in a new job role, as we further zoom in on the future.  Promotion x3 Sander Oorthuijs, previously Benelux Account Manager, has been promoted to the role of Sales Manager. Bart van Oevelen and Sander Braat, previously Sales Team Leader and Benelux Account Manager, are the new Product Managers at ABF. We congra…

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“At ABF, everyone helps each other out”

13 Sep 2018

“At ABF, everyone helps each other out”

Sander Braat has been working at ABF's Sales Department for 5 years now. He started out as Benelux Account Manager, as the point of contact for Dutch-speaking customers. Later, he also assisted Italian and English customers with their requests for bearings and electric motors. These days, as Product Manager, he is the port of call for electric motors at ABF. We asked him how he enjoys working at A…

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Siemens SINAMICS V20 Frequency Converters now available at ABF

31 Jul 2018

Siemens SINAMICS V20 Frequency Converters now available at ABF

We now offer Siemens SINAMICS V20 Frequency Converters and related parts from stock. Cost-effective, reliable and easy-to-use converter Rated power from 0.12 kW up to 30 kW Available in both 1- and 3-phase Nett prices available in ABF store Guaranteed same-day shipment until 17.59h Bearings. Electric Motors. Got it.…

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Besides spoken, now written communication in 7 languages

12 Jul 2018

Besides spoken, now written communication in 7 languages

At ABF, we want to serve our customers well. Therefore, our spoken communication is in English, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Polish. And, we’ve gone the extra mile − our written communication is now available in these languages as well. Simply set your language preference in your ABF account. Once you do so,  you will receive written communication in your own language. From …

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New record: 7,000,000 bearings and electric motors

9 Jul 2018

New record: 7,000,000 bearings and electric motors

A new record for ABF! In July our stock grew to more than 7,000,000 bearings and electric motors. We want to serve our customers worldwide at lightning speed. That is why we have always strived to build one of the largest stocks of bearings, electric motors and related items. We have invested heavily in new stock in recent years and we are proud that we have now passed the 7,000,000 mark. Do…

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Welcome Hans, Thomas, Robin & Lars

28 Jun 2018

Welcome Hans, Thomas, Robin & Lars

We are happy to welcome several new colleagues at ABF again. Our Sales Team was expanded with Hans Wilhelm as Account Manager for the DACH region. Thomas de Rooij has started as a Developer. Both Robin Videler and Lars Melsen have begun as Warehouse Employees. We wish all new colleagues success at ABF. Despite these new additions, we are still looking for more enthusiastic and motivated team…

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Blog: Breaking up the big application

25 Jun 2018

Blog: Breaking up the big application

The last couple of years there has been a strong focus on microservices in about every architecture talk I've heard or seen. I believe every developer, project manager and business owner sees advantages in having multiple small services over one big application. I also believe there are big advantages but like anything in IT there are always trade offs. What's a (micro)service? I believe the ter…

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Facelift of warehouse ABF in just 11 seconds

6 Jun 2018

Facelift of warehouse ABF in just 11 seconds

Watch our time lapse movie to see the warehouse of ABF getting a facelift. We ordered over 130m2 of  banners to decorate the front of our warehouse aisles. In this time-lapse movie you'll see our Maintenance Employee working hard to hang the banners. Do you like to visit the warehouses where we store over 6.000.000 bearings and electric motors in real life? Feel free to come by in Roosendaa…

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Order in time for Pentecost!

17 May 2018

Order in time for Pentecost!

This upcoming Monday, May 21st, it is Whit Monday. This is a public holiday in The Netherlands. Make sure to order your bearings and electric motors in time and prevent delays. Our 24/7 Emergency Service can be reached at +31 (0)165 722 030 for emergency deliveries. Enjoy Pentecost!…

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