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John Crane

Nash Road
Trafford Park
M17 1SS
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0161 886 5993
Fax : 0161 886 5990
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John Crane buys into America 07/04/2009
John Crane hopes to extend its hydrodynamic bearing business into North America with the acquisition of Orion Corporation. Orion employs 270 people at its facilities in Grafton, Wisconsin and Columbus, Nebraska, where it designs and manufactures hydrodynamic bearings for use in high-speed turbine, generator, compressor and gear drive applications. Full Story...

John Crane secures major new contract from Talisman 20/02/2009
John Crane has been awarded a new condition based maintenance (CBM) contract from Talisman Energy. The contract will initially run for a period of three years. Full Story...

John Crane and Siemens in supplier agreement 07/08/2008
John Crane has joined forces with Siemens in a deal claimed to be worth €10 million. The supplier frame agreement will provide for John Crane gas seal equipment to be supplied via Siemens turbo-machinery applications in the Middle East, Caspian, Asia Pacific and South America regions. Full Story...

Six years seals John Crane reputation 27/03/2008
When the Domtar mill in Canada undertook a scheduled maintenance shutdown, engineers were pleasantly surprised to find a seal, that had provided six years of service, was virtually unworn. Supplied by Slough, UK, headquartered manufacturer, John Crane, the seal, fitted to a large pressure screen, was removed as a preventative maintenance measure. Full Story...

Business Acquisition Extends John Crane’s Capabilities in the Turbomachinery Sector 01/02/2008
John Crane, a Smiths Group business, continues to broaden its expertise in high performance rotating equipment with the purchase of German company, Sartorius Bearing Technology (SBT), part of Sartorius AG. Full Story...