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FAG current-insulating bearings. Got it.

By Arjen van Beek - 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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Irregular opening times in May and June

By Arjen van Beek - 6 May 2019

Irregular opening times in May and June

Please take note of our irregular opening times in May and June ABF. On all other working days, ABF can be reached until 17:59. Day                 Date             Opening Times            Due to          Wednesday 01/05 Open all day! Labour Day Friday 10/05 Open until 16:00 Company drink Thursday 30/05 Closed Ascension Day Monday …

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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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Blog: Getting ready for the future

By Peter Wijburg - 28 Nov 2018

Blog: Getting ready for the future

Thinking about the ABF tomorrow by upgrading it today With the ambition to provide the best and most convenient online shopping experience comes the responsibility of creating a state-of-the-art infrastructure. Just about a year ago, we transformed the web shop into the new ABF.store, an online shop that has since facilitated thousands of transactions and provided excellent service to customers t…

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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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