Category Archives: Press

New Fixed Blade Axial DC Fan from NMB

Measuring 40mm X 28mm, the new 1611RL fixed blade axial dc fan is ideally suited for PC, servers, telecommunications and networking equipment.

Datasheet: http://www.nmbtc.com/pdf/dcfans/1611rl.pdf

High performance DC Motors
New 1611RL NMB fan

Chatsworth, CA – February 16, 2009 – NMB Technologies
Corporation, a Minebea Company, introduced today a new 40mm X 28mm fixed blade
axial dc fan, specifically designed to offer a higher quality solution for the
telecommunication and server industry.

“Improving
system performance
and increasing life and reliability are constant challenges
for the server and telecom industry. The 1611RL fixed blade meets these challenges
with a more robust design structure, better performance, longer life, and proven
NMB quality.”, says Fernando Palarca, product sales manager for NMB
Technologies Corporation. “The 1611RL not only provides a higher static
pressure ideally suited for this industry; it also offers a cost effective solution
to the market.”

With a maximum CFM of 19.4, the new 1611RL axial dc fan can operate under static
pressure levels of up to 1.6 inches H2O. This model is available in 12 VDC, 7.4 watt,
0.62 Amp, and 60 dbA. This 40mm X 28mm fixed blade model includes
NMB ball bearings
for longer life, and is available with alarm sensor and PWM.

The 1611RL is available to our OEM and distribution customers now. All NMB fans
are RoHS compliant.

About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies
Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer
of miniature ball bearings, and a global volume leader in the design and
manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans,
precision small motors, mechanical bearing assemblies, keyboards and audio speakers.
NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications,
home entertainment, home electronics, automotive, and medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit:
http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail us
at info@nmbtc.com

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NMB Appoints New Company President

Chatsworth, CA – April 2, 2009 – NMB Technologies
Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, today named Gerry Fay as the new
president of NMB Technologies Corporation. Gerry Fay replaces Myron Jones,
who is retiring this year.

Gerry has 19 years of leadership experience with NMB/Minebea Europe.
Gerry transferred to the United States in 2003, and assumed the role of vice
president for NMB Technologies Corporation in 2005.

About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB
Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest
manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in
the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components,
including cooling fans, precision small motors, mechanical bearing assemblies,
keyboards and audio speakers. NMB products can be found in the personal
computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home
electronics, automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit:
http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail us
at info@nmbtc.com

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NMB Releases New Web Site

With expanded engineering content, new parametric search for bearings
and motors, and a distributor search by zip code, NMB’s new site aims to
facilitate the process of searching for quality components.

Chatsworth, CA – July 6, 2009 – NMB Technologies
Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, and a leading manufacturer of
miniature ball bearings, cooling fans, blowers, and small precision motors,
today announced the website redesign of
www.nmbtc.com.

Developed in conjunction with New Media Consulting and Barracuda Marketing
& Advertising, the new site redesign introduces new parametric product
search tools for the ball bearings, step, brush and brushless motors, and
fans. The site also introduces a search for distributors by zip code, which
will enable the user to find, contact and buy NMB product directly from a
local distributor in their area.

“This new web site introduces expanded content and useful tools to
help the design engineer make an educated decision when selecting the correct
component for their application” says Gerry Fay, president of NMB Technologies
Corporation. “It’s all about supporting the engineer who is looking
for 2 pieces from distribution, as well as the OEM engineer who requires 2
million pieces. NMB is committed to supporting the needs of both customers.”
The new tools will help the visitors search for the correct bearing, fan or
motor, and find real time inventory available at NMB’s authorized distributors.
From there, the user can select the distributor’s e-commerce cart to buy the
product immediately. NMB’s new web site aims to facilitate the time consuming
task of selecting a quality component by offering the design engineer a quick
way to find, select and buy the required product.

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About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea
Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball
bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision
electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision
small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies. NMB products can be found in
the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment,
home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit
http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail at
info@nmbtc.com

About New Media Consulting – An integrated online planning company that
provides not only site building, but total multimedia programs and online
marketing for the manufacturing industry.

For more information contact Scott Sizemore, principal, at
scott@newmediaconsulting.com
or visit www.newmediaconsulting.com

Barracuda Marketing & Advertising – Full service advertising agency that
specializes in brand development, creative concepts and advertising.

For more information contact Jon Schneider, principal, at
jon@bmad.net or visit
www.bmad.net

NMB Expands in Canada

NMB’s line of ac and dc axial fans and blowers are now available in
Canada from Electro Sonic.

Chatsworth, CA (PRWEB) – July 10, 2009 –
NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, and Electro Sonic,
Canada’s leading full-service electronic component distributor, announced
that they have reached a distribution agreement. Under the terms of
this agreement, Electro Sonic, as an authorized distributor for NMB in
Canada, will expand sales of NMB’s comprehensive line of ac and dc axial
fans and blowers.

“This distribution agreement with Electro Sonic confirms NMB’s
continued commitment to the expansion of our presence in the Canadian
electronics and telecommunications markets.”, commented Ed Gomez,
fan distribution manager for NMB Technologies Corporation. “We
welcome the opportunity to partner with Electro Sonic, their 50 plus
years of success and dedicated history to the Canadian markets will be
a great asset to NMB.”

“This new partnership with NMB reflects Electro Sonic’s
dedication to address specialized requirements from our OEM and MRO
customers.” comments Peter Campbell, national marketing manager
of Electro Sonic. “The NMB line of fans and blowers will not
only benefit Electro Sonic’s established customers, but will also
address the need for quality cooling solutions to the market as a
whole.”

NMB currently holds CST-Arwin as a manufacturer’s representative in
Canada for the cooling products. CST-Arwin and Electro Sonic will work
together to represent NMB.

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About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB
Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s
largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume
leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical
components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors
and mechanical bearing assemblies. NMB products can be found in the
personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment,
home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit
http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail at
info@nmbtc.com

About Electro Sonic – Electro Sonic is Canada’s
leading full-service electronic component distributor. Serving Canada’s
electronic market for over 50 years, they represent over 180 world-class
manufacturers. Electro Sonic specializes in developing customized programs
and services to suit their OEM and MRO customers.

For more information on Electro Sonic, please visit:
http://www.e-sonic.com

About CST-Arwin &nbdash; CST-Arwin is a well known and
respected manufacturer’s representative company serving the electronic
industry across Canada. For more information on CST-Arwin, please visit:
http://www.cstarwin.com

New Custom Hybrid Planetary Gearbox Series from NMB



New Hybrid Planetary Gearbox Series

Hybrid planetary gearbox series are available in flexible design with custom mounting, shafts, and low noise plastic and steel gearing options.

Chatsworth, CA – July 30, 2009 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Company, introduced today a complete series of highly customizable hybrid planetary gearboxes. These are specially design for the medical industry, as well as for pumps, valves and material handling equipment.

The new GN and GR series of hybrid planetary gearboxes is designed for smooth, low speed operation and high output torque capacity.   The planetary design ensures easy assembly in any application.  NEMA mounting faces offer an industry standard mounting pattern. Round mounting faces are available for hard to fit applications.  Designed using a dual ball bearing output shaft, they can withstand elevated radial and axial loads without compromising the gearing integrity.    

Custom mounting options include round faces in sizes from 25mm to 85mm.  NEMA mounting faces available in sizes 10 to 34.   For a cost saving design option, an alternative plastic gearbox solution for lower torque and duty cycle applications can be provided.  For low noise requirements, the standard spur gearing can be substituted with plastic and cut steel helical configurations.  Additional value added options such as encoders, gearbox mounted pinions, gears and pulleys are part of the custom packages.

The new hybrid planetary gearbox series is available for sampling with delivery in 4 to 6 weeks.  Production minimum quantity is 200 pieces with a lead time of 16 weeks.

For more information regarding the availability of more custom options, please contact NMB Technologies Corporation at 847-981-5190 or e-mail NMB’s motor group at motors@nmbtc.com

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About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies.  NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail at info@nmbtc.com

NMB begins expansion of motor distribution program.

CAM RPC and Components Center join NMB as distribution partners.  They will franchise the complete line of NMB’s motor products, including Hybrid and PM stepping motors, as well as DC brush and brushless motors and micromotors.



Chatsworth, CA. – August 11, 2009 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group company, announced today that a distribution agreement has been signed with CAM RPC and Components Center, Inc., to represent and distribute NMB’s line of motors. 

“CAM RPC and Component Center have a long and close relationship with NMB’s fan product team, and we are extremely pleased that they have agreed to represent our motor products as well.” says Toni Lee, outsourced sales manager for NMB Technologies Corporation.  “We are looking forward to an exciting future with these two outstanding partners, as we continue to expand the availability of our motor line into the US market.”

Under the terms of this agreement, Components Center and CAM RPC will be opening new markets for NMB’s motor product lines, which include PM stepping motors, Hybrid stepping motors, DC brush and brushless motors, as well as micromotors. 

This agreement takes effect immediately.  Motor samples and local engineering support staff is available for OEM and distribution customers.  Manufacturing lead times vary depending on motor product selection.

About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies.  NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit http://www.nmbtc.com , contact the motor group directly at 847-981-5190, or e-mail at motors@nmbtc.com



About Components Center – Components Center was founded in 1971 as the first stocking OEM distributor of electro-mechanical components in Orange County, California.  Today, with over 25 years of experience, Components Center emerges as one of the nation’s strongest regional OEM distributors.  Featuring over five million dollars of available inventory in a wide variety of electro-mechanical and passive product line, Components Center services Northern and Southern California as well as the Pacific Northwest, Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.  For more information on Components Center, please visit them at:  www.componentscenter.com

About CAM RPC – Founded in 1932 as a Pittsburgh based regional electronics distributor, today CAM RPC continues to maintain a focus on local service, partnered inventory, and solution selling.  Covering a geography that spans from Michigan to New York, CAM RPC continue to distinguish themselves by offering lines from established technology leaders at aggressive prices and flexible inventory programs.  For more information on CAM RPC, please visit them at:  www.camrpc.com

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New weather resistant AC fan series from NMB

NMB’s new series of ac axial fans are weather resistant, oil and dust proof, and are built for long life and high performance.


Chatsworth, CA – August 18, 2009 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, announced today the availability of a new series of high performance, weather resistant, oil proof and dust proof ac axial fans.

This weather resistant (WR) ac fan series is currently available in three sizes, 80mm X 25mm, 119mm X 38mm, and 150mm X 172mm X 38mm.  Designed and manufactured for harsh environment applications, such as industrial machines, inverters and chargers; as well as for outdoor applications where dust and water are present, such as solar power systems, security systems, marine products, electronic enclosures/control cabinets, and telecommunications equipment. 

“The industrial and commercial markets, such as refrigeration and solar, require cooling fans that are not only weather resistant, but long life and cost effective.” says Fernando Palarca, fan product sales manager for NMB Technologies Corporation.  “The WR ac fan series not only addresses these requirements, but overachieves in quality and performance.”

With airflow from 106 to 220 CFM, these fans are low noise, high flow, and high pressure, and are offered with custom metal blades and environmentally friendly potting technology.  Plastic blades are also offered potted and high voltage (115VAC and 230VAC).  A fully encapsulated motor design, using epoxy resin material and labyrinth structure, produces a fan series that is impervious to dirt, oil and moisture.  Custom features include dust and water resistance (IP54), metal blades, dual voltage and 3 Faston terminals # 110.  Plastic impellers, aluminum casing and impedance/thermal protection, as well as dual, maintenance free, ball bearings are all part of the standard features.

The WR ac axial fan series is available through our distribution partners as well as direct for OEM sales.  Sample stock is currently available.  Manufacturing lead time is 20 weeks for the first lot, standard 16 weeks leadtime thereafter.

About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies.  NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail at fans@nmbtc.com

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NMB’s new series of standard hybrid stepper motors now available

NMB’s new series of standard hybrid stepper motors now available.

Popular NEMA sizes 17, 23 and 34 are part of the new series of standard hybrid stepper motors presented by NMB.  These popular sizes are ideal for medical and industrial applications. 

Chatsworth, CA – August 19, 2009 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, announced today the availability of a new line of standard hybrid stepper motors.  

The standard hybrid motor line includes the popular models in NEMA size 17, 23 and 34.  NMB also offers, as a standard,  a 2.9 inch round model with the same mounting as a NEMA 23, providing more torque with a larger rotor but not increasing mounting layout motor size.  These motors are perfect for the medical, industrial and valve markets.

“We are pleased to be answering the request of our customers for a quick prototype hybrid motor to test and customize”, said Toni Lee, outsourced sales manager for NMB Technologies Corporation. “Once the customizing is designed in, the motor can be produced quickly by our factories in Thailand, offering significant cost and time savings.”

Inventory for these standard motors is currently available at our distribution partners, otherwise lead time of 3 weeks will apply.  The standard hybrid line is available for both distribution and OEM quantities.

About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies.  NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit http://www.nmbtc.com , contact the motor group directly at 847-981-5190, or e-mail at motors@nmbtc.com

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Avnet to Market NMB’s Comprehensive Line of more than 100 AC and DC Axial Fans and Blowers

Phoenix and Chatsworth, CA – September 3, 2009 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, and the Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), have signed a distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Avnet in the Americas will market NMB’s comprehensive line of more than 100 AC and DC axial fans and blowers, ranging in size from 25mm to 173mm.

NMB has over 50 years of experience in the development of AC/DC axial fans and blowers for use in personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment and electronics, automotive, medical and industrial market applications. Together with Avnet’s technical expertise and supply chain service solutions, the two companies can provide tailored services and cooling products to meet customers` exact needs.

"Avnet has a reputation as a leader across all the cooling markets we want to explore. This represents a great opportunity for NMB, as our focus is on total thermal management solutions," said Ed Gomez, distribution manager for NMB Technologies Corporation.

"NMB’s portfolio of AC and DC solutions is uniquely positioned to meet the thermal management needs and challenges of today’s complex designs," said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president of supplier management for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. "NMB and Avnet offer customers the quality and reliability they come to expect in products and the design expertise and services that will help them complete those designs faster and speed their time to market."

For more information about NMB fans and blowers available from Avnet, please visit: http://www.em.avnet.com/nmb

About NMB Technologies Corporation

NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies. NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets. For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail at fans@nmbtc.com.

About Avnet Electronics Marketing

Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group’s Web site is located at http://www.em.avnet.com  Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology in the world. Avnet accelerates its partners` success by connecting the world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 27, 2009, Avnet generated revenue of $16.23 billion. For more information, visit http://www.avnet.com

NMB Technologies Corporation

Sarah deRosier

Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 818-341-3355 Ext. 3406

Fax: 818-341-8207

sderosier@nmbtc.com

or

Avnet Electronics Marketing

Jody LaRoque

Tel: 480-643-2547

jody.laroque@avnet.com

 

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Availability of standard permanent magnet step motors just got easier

NMB’s new standard permanent magnet step motors series are easily customizable and are ideal for instrumentation, valve and medical applications.

Chatsworth, CA – September 23, 2009 – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, introduced today a complete line of standard permanent magnet stepping motors readily available for customization.

The new permanent magnet series is available from 20mm to 55mm in outside diameter, and are manufactured with an encapsulated stator design, which achieves greater dimensional control and supports improved thermal characteristics.  Standard and customized features make the permanent magnet motor series ideal for the medical, instrumentation and valve applications.

“The release of the permanent magnet standard series is intended to provide the design engineer with ready to test motors that can be customized and sampled in 3 weeks.” says Toni Lee, outsourced sales manager for NMB Technologies Corporation.  “The availability of customizable permanent magnet step motors has just gotten a lot easier.”

Some of the standard and custom features available include three different types of permanent magnets; a variety of shaft lengths, gear and pulley options, as well as lead wire or connectors and custom and standard shaped mounting plates.

The new permanent magnet stepper motor series is available for sampling immediately through our distribution partners and direct sales.  Customizable motors in small quantities are available for delivery in 3 weeks.  Production minimum quantity is 250 pieces with a lead time of 14 weeks.

For more information regarding the availability of more custom options, please contact NMB Technologies Corporation at 847-981-5190 or e-mail NMB’s motor group at motors@nmbtc.com

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About NMB Technologies Corporation – NMB Technologies Corporation, a Minebea Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies.  NMB products can be found in the personal computing, networking, telecommunications, home entertainment, home electronics, and automotive, medical and industrial markets.

For more information on NMB Technologies Corporation visit http://www.nmbtc.com or e-mail at info@nmbtc.com