Beginning of the sale of the recirculating ball screws in rolled execution, it adds to that of the precision recirculating ball screws. The production range of self-lubricating plain bearings with fillings in composite material has been defined. A collaboration agreement has been defined for the production of spherical plain bearings and articulated terminals. Developed by the NITEK division, three new Delta robot products, rotary linear motor, 2D pick & place unit. The quality test system has been enhanced in the production of engines with the addition of two new stations. Founded MAKE + MOVE business network, with this aggregation NISE will be able to provide a complete package of automation products: PLC / CNC / HMI line – High performance programmable control systems. Brushless and Torque motors, Drivers, Linear modules with belt and with recirculating ball screws, Structural elements in aluminum alloy. Participation in SPS IPC Drives in Parma and Nuremberg.
Doubling the turnover of the NITEK division with extension of the product range. Filing of innovation patents on tubular linear motors. Design of the new production line at the headquarters in Calderara di Reno (BO). Exclusive commercial agreement for the distribution in Italy of the DPI product with Gulf Worldwide Distribution FZE. Expansion of the production range of linear guides with two new sizes of recirculating ball guides.
Installation of a new vertical warehouse. Sales on foreign markets enhanced through the creation of a dedicated team. Increase in the inventory relating to linear guides and the service with a new sales manager for Italy. Joint-venture with Taiwanese company for the production of linear guides under the NITEK brand.
In order to improve customer service speed, NISE has installed 4 new vertical warehouses, one of which is specific for guides and linear shafts. An exclusive agreement has been concluded with SYI – Taiwan, a large manufacturer of quality needle roller bearings. A new production range of linear modules with toothed belt system has been defined and their production has started. The first prototypes of the direct drive Green Drive (GD) actuator with tubular linear motor and subsequent product market launch in 2011 have been created. The position feedback system for linear ironcore (HSB) motors has been created.
Expansion of the range of products for linear motion. Thanks to the incorporation of NITEK srl, a firm specialized in the sale of linear motors, a new division is created which is dedicated to mechatronics and works closely with several manufacturers of automatic machinery. The division collaborates with big companies such as Schneider Electric- ELAU Packaging Solution (www.elau.de) and B&R Automation (www.br-automation.com). In the same period, a new collaboration with PMI-AMT Taiwan (www.pmiamt.com) begins for the sale of recirculating ball screws, actuators and linear guides.
“2009, a year of challenges and growth”
2009 was a difficult year for many companies in our sector. Thanks to its dynamism, Nise srl was able to face the new challenges. By investing in research and development and in the optimization of resources, the firm has managed to grow and create new opportunities for development both in strategic sectors, such as the distribution of motion transmission components, and in high technology sectors, like that of Direct Drive solutions, which include linear motors and components for automation.
Signature of an agreement with a japanese group for the production of linear motors. Creation of the R&D team which is dedicated to research and to the development of feedback systems for linear motors. Participation in the trade fair Mec for Pack in Bologna.
In order to keep offering new high quality segment productsNACHI (www.nachi.com), the fourth biggest producer of bearings in Japan, starts.
Beginning of a commercial relationship with the National Engineering Industries (NBC, www.neibearing.com) , a firm which maintains a technical collaboration with NTN. Signature of an exclusive agreement for the Italian market.
Obtainment of the UNI EN ISO 9001:2000-ISO9001-2000 quality management system certification from DNV Det Norske Veritas. Implementation of the commercial network, consolidation of the distributors network. Exclusive agreement KSM Japan (www.minamiguchi-bearings.com) to sell on the italian market.
First year of activity, installation of the Business Management software SAP, installation of new automated warehouses. Increase in the available stock of NTN products to 5,5 million Euros.
Nise was established at the beginning of the year, after the disposal of one of the sections of the company of which Sandro Gavesi, who is now the President, was the biggest shareholder. The society had been started in 1992. The collaboration with providers such as NTN (www.ntn.co.jp)and Nippon Bearing (www.nb-linear.co.jp), which had characterized the previous phase starting from 1991, has continued and developed through the years. This allowed to assure clients and providers a constant and professional service.