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    Thordon Workboat NewsWorks 2019

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings in the workboat sector. This newsletter includes feature articles highlighting our successes in the Workboat industry with RiverTough tailshaft bearings and TG100 shaft seals in both US Inland Waterways and around the world.
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    Thordon Emergency Seal Prevents Another Workboat from Sinking

    Mar 31, 2020
    The safe-return-to-port function of Thordon Bearings’ TG100 emergency shaft seal has once again prevented a vessel from sinking following a catastrophic shaft failure. The crew of the MM Transportation-operated Jennifer S, a 17m (56ft) long workboat operating on the Ohio River, near Rockport, Indiana, activated Thordon’s secondary inflatable emergency seal when the tailshaft was pulled out of the coupling damaging the TG100’s primary aft shaft seal.
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    Thordon Bearings' CEO Update - COVID-19

    Mar 31, 2020
    As this unprecedented situation around the world continues to unfold Thordon would like to emphasize that we are still here to support the Marine, Hydropower, Pump and the many other industries that rely on our products and services. Our primary concern is to continue operating our business in a safe manner and we are taking every precaution to ensure the safety of our employees, and ensure we continue to meet the needs of our customers and our partners.
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