The latest news on Counterfeiting Within & Outside the Bearing Industry
Today’s global economy coupled with a lingering recession has led to an explosion of scams and counterfeit, fake, pirated, bogus and sub-standard industrial parts. Manufacturers, trade associations, governments and law-enforcement agencies have been taking steps to stem the flow of these products into the global and U.S. supply chains. This article, based on the September 2011 UPTIME column in Maintenance Technology, by Robert “Bob” Williamson puts a spotlight on fake bearings and the dangers they pose for the maintenance and reliability community. Read more. . .