ACORN® Insight

Keep up-to-date on the latest product and company news, along with useful information for the maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.

Our insight categorised as 'Case studies'

ACORN revs up to provide cost savings through linear repair services

When a Reliability Manager was looking to generate a repair strategy to create a sustainable work stream, ACORN came in to provide a full repair service while providing a 19% cost saving!

New bearing solution leads to extra cake

Andy Fletcher, ACORN's Bearing & Product Manager undertakes a process line mapping exercise to assess where improvements could be made at a leading manufacturer of baked goods.

CASE STUDY: Saving a leading electrical engineer precious downtime with consignment stock.

Acorn provides value added services that save leading electrical engineers an estimated £23,060.

CASE STUDY: Cutting lead times and providing cost saving alternatives for local asphalt plant

A local asphalt plant were able to cut their downtime significantly by switching to Timken Type-E TRB Units

Fife branch provide long lasting Coupling solution

Regional Manager, Phil Mclaughlin and our Couplings & Drives division cut downtime for linoleum manufacturing plant by 75%.

ACORN leads the way to helping keep tug boat fleet afloat

Our industry expert, Steve Hudson recently attended two tug boats based off the Scottish coast to complete an in-situ inspection of their SKF Cooper bearings, but soon found there was more than met the eye.

Brands in the spotlight: NSK

NSK is a world leading manufacturer of premium quality bearings and linear motion products to suit applications across every industry.

ACORN steals the show with asset management solutions

ACORN help one of Europe’s largest steel producers become more proactive thanks to the expert knowledge provided by ACORN’s own bearing & maintenance product expert.

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Three Ways That Split Bearings Can Help The Recycling Industry

The recycling industry is a particular challenge when it comes to component selection. Split bearings are a revolutionary product for this industry. Read more to find out why.

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Lucky Break For Recycling Plant Thanks To ACORN

Clive recently had a call from a recycling plant who were struggling with excessive downtime on their spiral auger. Find out how he solved their problems, optimising the uptime and reducing the risk of injury in the plant.