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'

CASE STUDY: Identifying essential parts for Recycling plant

Our Power Transmission Product Manager was able to identify specific belt on a recycling plants wood shredding machine.

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CASE STUDY: Eliminating dangerous guess work for local quarry

By eliminating dangerous guess work for a local quarry, ACORN helped them to dramatically cut costs & downtime.

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CASE STUDY: Helping to prevent chain failure for bakery customer

A bakery customer was experiencing excessive downtime due to chain failure on their packaging machine, see how ACORN solved their issue...

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.