FAG current-insulating bearings. Got it.

30 Sep 2019

FAG current-insulating bearings. Got it.

In general, it is difficult to eliminate the causes of electrical voltage in a bearing. Under unfavourable conditions the passage of electric current causes damage to raceways and rolling elements as well as degradation of the lubricant. Therefore we offer FAG's current-insulating bearings for applications where damaging effect of electrical erosion is likely. Visit the ABF store for our ful…

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Searching by dimensions within ABF.store – Got it.

By Claartje Schoonebeek - 22 Aug 2019

Searching by dimensions within ABF.store – Got it.

From now on, it is also possible to find bearings by searching by dimensions. At ABF, it is our aim to provide our customers with the best possible service. Searching by dimensions makes it even easier for users of the ABF.store to find that one specific bearing among our enormous range. MM, inches, and ranges The new search facility makes it possible to search for bearings by both millimeters a…

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We are happy to welcome new colleagues at ABF again

By Claartje Schoonebeek - 17 Jul 2019

We are happy to welcome new colleagues at ABF again

Our Marketing Team has expanded with Claartje Schoonebeek as Marketing & Communication Employee. A Hamburg native, Tanja van Rijn will be working as an Account Manager for the DACH region. Our ABF office in the city centre of Rotterdam has been expanded with David Åström as Account Manager for the Nordics and Baltic States. Additionally, we have added Alessandro Maggiorotto to our sales team…

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Fast delivery of ‘hard-to-find’ SKF housings

10 Jul 2019

Fast delivery of ‘hard-to-find’ SKF housings

We were happy to help a customer find heavy-duty housings for the mining industry no one else in the world has in stock. ABF had this ‘needle’ in the haystack on hand. Our Account Manager Spain, Portugal and Latin America, Claudio Martínez solved our customer’s challenge immediately due to the fast delivery of these SKF ‘hard-to-find’ heavy-duty housings. ‘All in a day’s work,…

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ABF is moving up, with new offices in Rotterdam too!

By Arjen van Beek - 30 Apr 2019

ABF is moving up, with new offices in Rotterdam too!

ABF has recently moved into office space on the sixteenth floor of the Millennium Tower at Weena. Commercial Director, Ben van Oosterhout, explains the expansion: “This compact office space provides flexible workspaces creating opportunities for growth for various departments. It is a logical next step in view of the developments within our international team.” The office in the Millennium…

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ABF’s opening times in December

By Arjen van Beek - 3 Dec 2018

ABF’s opening times in December

In December too, ABF can be reached until 17:59 (CET) almost every working day. However, please take note of our amended opening times: Day                 Date             Opening Times            Due to          Wednesday 5/12/2018 Open until 16:00 Sinterklaas (Saint Nicolas) Thursday 20/12/2018 Open until 17:00 Staff Party Monday 24/12…

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ABF is closing at 16:00 this Friday (30.11) for upgrade ERP system

By Arjen van Beek - 28 Nov 2018

ABF is closing at 16:00 this Friday (30.11) for upgrade ERP system

We are upgrading our ERP system to a new version. That means that on 30.11 we will close quoting and order processing earlier at 16:00. This enterprise resource planning (ERP)-system is the root of all of our work, ranging from purchasing, warehouse management, to quality control, sales, and ultimately; logistics. By upgrading ours to the EnterpriseOne 9.2 version of Oracle's JD Edwards…

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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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