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What is Phosphate Coating and Why Do We Use It?

What is Phosphate Coating and Why Do We Use It?

Our couplings are used all over the world and in all types of environments. More often than not, these environments are harsh and without proper prepa...

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Interview with Geoff Ancliff the Managing Director

Interview with Geoff Ancliff the Managing Director

How was 2019 for KTR U.K.? 2019 was the best year for KTR U.K. Ltd and for the KTR Group as a whole. Although we were short of where we had budgeted w...

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On expansion course – New cooler production plant in China

On expansion course – New cooler production plant in China

As of 2019, we have been manufacturing coolers for the world market in our new 9,000 square metre production facility in Jiaxing, 100 kilometres south...

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Spider Issues Part 2: Vibration

Spider Issues Part 2: Vibration

As a manufacturer of flexible couplings for power transmission, KTR faces many challenges, including identifying how and why a coupling has failed. In...

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Celebrating 60 Years of Innovation in Drive Technology

Celebrating 60 Years of Innovation in Drive Technology

It seems both a short and long time ago that our founder Franz Tacke, set up shop in Rheine, Germany. His willingness to accept new and unconventional...

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KTR donates discarded PCs and Notebooks

KTR donates discarded PCs and Notebooks

Since 2014, we have been donating discarded PCs and notebooks to the Labdoo charitable aid project - in the meantime we have collected more than 200 c...

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How CATAPULT is Impacting UK Innovation

How CATAPULT is Impacting UK Innovation

It’s no secret that the UK manufacturing industry has faced its fair share of challenges. As the longest standing manufacturing hub in the world, we’v...

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Global Supply Chain Trends 2020

Global Supply Chain Trends 2020

As a global manufacturer of flexible couplings for power transmission, KTR works closely with many packaging technology firms providing solutions for ...

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Industrial Coatings and Paint Specs

Industrial Coatings and Paint Specs

The impact coatings and paint specs can have on your coupling.. Most people would probably assume that mechanical equipment and structures are rob...

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Tragedy and Triumph: KTR in the 80s

Tragedy and Triumph: KTR in the 80s

The 1980s were a transformative decade for much of Europe and our office in Rheine, Germany was no exception. It was a tumultuous decade characterised...

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Getting to know KTR - Mark Humphrey

Getting to know KTR - Mark Humphrey

A quick chat with a new member of our sales team. How long have you been with KTR U.K.? Coming up to 10 months now which have flown by. What ...

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What does Brexit mean for Hazardous Industry Compliance?

What does Brexit mean for Hazardous Industry Compliance?

How will a split from the EU affect trade involving hazardous materials? The realities of Brexit have caused a lot of confusion and worry for busi...

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Is the sun setting on fossil fuels?

Is the sun setting on fossil fuels?

Does Renewable Energy Have the Potential to Entirely Replace Oil & Gas? We see renewable energy everywhere, whether it’s in the form of solar pane...

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Dave "Wing Commander" Webster takes to the skies...

Dave "Wing Commander" Webster takes to the skies...

As a gift for his 60th birthday, KTR UK’s Technical Manager – Dave “Wing Commander” Webster recently journeyed to Duxford for a chance to fly a piece ...

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Oil & Gas and Renewables: Future Partners?

Oil & Gas and Renewables: Future Partners?

Recently, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) announced their intentions to use renewable energy to power offshore oil and gas operations in the North Sea...

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A Brief History of Aberdeen’s Oil & Gas Industry

A Brief History of Aberdeen’s Oil & Gas Industry

In anticipation of the Offshore Europe Show in next week, we couldn’t help but dive into the rich history of the Oil & Gas industry in Aberdeen. T...

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The Evolution of The Sheffield Supertram

The Evolution of The Sheffield Supertram

From horse power to honorable indie rock festivals, Sheffield's trams are an important part of the city's history and development. Every summer, S...

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Our talent factory is welcoming new members.

Our talent factory is welcoming new members.

Nicola Warning and Holger Klinge have received our new young colleagues today. Our talent factory is welcoming new members. We look forward to Mar...

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The Tumultuous History of Northern Manufacturing

The Tumultuous History of Northern Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry in the UK is as old as the Industrial Revolution itself. The industry single-handedly contributed to the nation’s early eco...

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KTR History 1970's

KTR History 1970's

The history of the 1970's In 1970, KTR turned 20! It was a decade of company-wide growth and expanding applications in the automation technology s...

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Is 5G coming to Sheffield?

Is 5G coming to Sheffield?

What began with smartphones has quickly transformed into a marketplace full of ‘smart’ technologies. Anything and everything from our phones and telev...

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KTR UK at the Water Equipment Show 2019

KTR UK at the Water Equipment Show 2019

KTR on stand F14 at the Water Equipment Show 2019 The Pump Centre is a membership organisation providing expertise, training and networking around w...

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Select Training with our dealer Momentum

Select Training with our dealer Momentum

Our dealer Momentum Industrial AB from Sweden visited Rheine for a training. The training was a select training which took place from Tuesday, 07....

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Is manufacturing coming home?

Is manufacturing coming home?

Unpacking the myths of cheap Chinese manufacturing. Pick up five items in Poundland and you’ll likely notice that some, if not all, have the infam...

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KTR receives an award by Caterpillar Inc.

KTR receives an award by Caterpillar Inc.

Within the scope of the European Supplier Summit in Leicester, England, KTR has been awarded the bronze Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Awa...

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Coping with advancing technology

Coping with advancing technology

With over 60 years of innovation in the manufacture of flexible couplings for power transmission, KTR has had to overcome many challenges to keep pace...

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Innovation in Our Own Backyard

Innovation in Our Own Backyard

The AMRC Group If you ask nearly anyone about Sheffield, you’ll likely hear something about our steel history – it’s what our city was built on. W...

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A Multifaceted Commitment to the Environment

A Multifaceted Commitment to the Environment

What is ISO 14001? The manufacturing world gets a pretty bad rap when it comes to negatively affecting the environment and we won’t deny that, thr...

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Another Successful CMC Meeting!

Another Successful CMC Meeting!

News From the Managing Director From March 18th until March 20th the subsidiary Managers from all over the world met recently in Osnabruck North W...

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Death of Trade Shows

Death of Trade Shows

Are Trade Shows on The Brink of Extinction? As a manufacturer of power transmission couplings, we love a good trade show. They provide us the oppo...

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