Global training, tools and awareness efforts help thwart bearing counterfeiters targeting public transit

End users, distributors and customs officials are more skilled than ever at identifying fake “Timken” bearings before they put people and companies at risk. Ongoing seizures of counterfeit Timken packaging and products globally kept fake bearings from being sold and used.

2021-02-26T14:57:23+01:0026 февраля, 2021|

NSK’s Fight Against Counterfeiting Continues with Awareness Videos

NSK Ltd. (Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan) works closely with the WBA (World Bearing Association), JBIA (Japan Bearing Industry Association), and authorities around the world to enforce law and order on counterfeiters and eliminate fake bearings. NSK cooperated with WBA to develop a new app to combat fake bearings and announced with a press release on September 2019.

2020-09-28T11:58:01+02:0020 июля, 2020|

WBA Mission in Thailand

Trade in counterfeit bearings is a serious and urgent problem also encountered in Thailand. To protect customers in Thailand, WBA met in 2019 with officials of the competent law-enforcement authorities: Department of Special Investigation, Customs and the Department of Intellectual Property. There has been intense and fruitful exchange of views and experience on what the bearing industry can do to support authorities in their fight against counterfeit bearings.

2020-09-28T11:52:41+02:003 июля, 2020|

Fake Timken Bearings Cost Oil and Gas Customer More, Not Less

EUROPE – An oil and gas customer in Europe recently experienced the downside of inadvertently purchasing counterfeit bearings. When a fake “Timken” thrust tapered roller bearing failed shortly after installation in the top drive position of one of its drilling rigs, the customer sent it to Timken for evaluation, believing it was genuine.

2020-09-28T15:20:03+02:0020 сентября, 2019|
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