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12 December 2014

Blog Author: Sue Witkowski, Marketing services manager

Fresh ideas. Innovative design.

This is the title of Accuride’s latest video. It tells the story of how our product development teams create new ideas and then take them from the drawing board to prototype testing and beyond to a selection of very different...

20 November 2014

Blog Author: Sue Witkowski, Marketing services manager

The standard 3832 drawer slide continues to be upgraded for today’s design trends

Small improvements to an existing product can sometimes be as useful to the market as introducing a completely new product. Just look at the 3832 drawer slide. The 3832 has been around for many years and can be found across the world in...

24 March 2014

Blog Author: Sue Witkowski, Marketing services manager

Training for successful sales

It seems obvious that if you want someone to sell your product then you must give them the tools with which to do it. Accuride’s distribution network covers all of Europe and employs well over 1,000 sales representatives on our...

04 March 2014

Blog Author: John Whittlesea, Technical support manager

What fixing methods do you recommend for the recirculating ball carriage used with your linear motion track?

Since launching the very popular linear track with recirculating ball carriage (DA0115RC), we have received a few questions about fixing the carriage to panels. This product has proved to have many different types of applications, so we...

02 January 2014

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

Intelligent lifestyle solutions: Häfele Functionality

Accuride seized the opportunity to have a brief chat with Mr José Lorca at the Häfele Head Office in Nagold, Germany. Mr Lorca is the Head of Product Management. There’s a lot of talk in the B2B sector about Social...

30 October 2013

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

Business opportunities – a growing market in India

While a lot of English and Indians were glued to the TV, watching the “Ashes” cricket, Accuride managed to have a brief catch-up with our local Indian distributor VRVS from Hyderabad. Mr V B Manoj gave us a brief update on the...

15 October 2013

Blog Author: Sue Witkowski, Marketing services manager

Is your home office as comfortable as it should be?

You may work from home, have children playing video games, or have a workstation in a spare corner. It is unusual to find a desk and chair that will suit everyone in the family and often laptops or gaming consoles are used while sitting on...

30 September 2013

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

Thinking global, acting local; a business story from Switzerland

Once upon a time, on a very hot summer afternoon, I went to Switzerland to talk to HW-TEC, who look after the industrial market there, and spoke to their new MD, Patrick Nauer and area sales manager & engineer Beat Schwizer. Please...

03 September 2013

Blog Author: Sue Witkowski, Marketing services manager

What could happen to your business when a disaster strikes?

Over the past few months I have been part of an in-house team looking at our ability to get the company back up to speed in the case of a disaster. We have always had a plan, but we thought that a re-visit couldn’t hurt and wanted...

23 July 2013

Blog Author: Sue Witkowski, Marketing services manager

Drawer slides – DIY projects for your own home

Usually our drawer slides are sold into large projects – sometimes into cabinetry and sometimes into industrial applications. But occasionally we hear about some DIY projects completed in the homes of our business customers. We...