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Bearing’s sustainability brochure from Brammer Buck & Hickman

Committed to Sustainability is Brammer Buck & Hickman’s latest brochure, produced with bearing manufacturer SKF. It looks at how they are working to improve the sustainability of bearings and customers can benefit from this.





Rubix completes Verkfærasalan acquisition in Iceland

As part of the Group’s growth strategy, Rubix has completed the acquisition of Verkfærasalan (VFS) - a leading Icelandic distributor of hand and power tools.






Rubix 2022 Customer Survey to measure & improve services

The Rubix 2022 Customer Survey has now been launched, with more than 250,000 customers invited to participate across the group. The survey helps us to improve all aspects of our business offerings.





How to get the most from your bearings in construction & aggregates industries: two new guides available now!

To help you choose the right bearing, Brammer Buck & Hickman has launched two brochures, produced with SKF, aimed at the construction & aggregates industries





New guide identifies challenges for bearings in food & drink

New Brammer Buck & Hickman guide, produced with SKF, identifies key challenges for bearings in the food & drink sector, with guidance on how to meet them





Brammer Buck & Hickman recertified with RISQS accreditation

Brammer Buck & Hickman has successfully been recertified with Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) accreditation





Rubix acquires West Country Tool Co. Ltd. in the UK

We are delighted to announce that West Country Tool Co. Ltd. (WCT), a leading independent British cutting tool distributor, will now be joining the Rubix family in the UK as part of the Rubix Cutting & Machining division.




New Hurco CNC Machines at Rubix Product Proving Centre

Brammer Buck & Hickman expands capabilities at Rubix Product Proving Technical Competence Centre with the arrival of two new Hurco CNC Machines





Siemens donates masks with Brammer Buck & Hickman’s support

Brammer Buck & Hickman has worked in conjunction with Siemens to organise the donation of protective facemasks to two overseas charities – Collective Aid and Medaid





Food banks supported by Rubix this Christmas

This Christmas, Rubix donated over 2 tonnes worth of food to Foodbanks via a team of amazing volunteers






Rubix further strengthens UK portfolio by acquiring KJN Automation Limited

Rubix is further strengthening its engineering, motion control & automation capabilities in the UK with the acquisition of KJN Automation Limited (KJN) as part of the Group’s network development strategy