Acorn Set Themselves Apart By Becoming The Largest Stockist Of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies In The UK


Acorn Industrial Services, has announced that it has secured a UK distributorship with Freudenberg Sealing Technologies and will be stocking their Simmerrings range of rotary shaft seals, to further its growth and expansion plans.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST), incorporating formerly Simrit and all other Sealing Sectors of the Freudenberg group, is renowned for manufacturing top quality mechanical seals for generations. FST only seek suppliers who share their commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous quality improvement. As part of the supply chain, Acorn Industrial Services are dedicated to upholding this ethos.

With more than 80 years’ experience in the sealing business, FST has grown to become the global leader in sealing technology and innovation, offering the best cost to benefit radio in the market.

Gavin Stacey, Sales Manager at Acorn Industrial Services, reveals: “This is exciting news for Acorn and for our customers. By keeping Freudenberg seals in stock, we believe it’s a great opportunity to significantly increase their market share here.”


The deal will see Acorn providing the full range of FST rotary seals. As the leading technology leader in rotating shaft seals, ordering this Range through Acorn, customers can be assured that they will receive an extremely reliable and durable product. Customers will also be able to order the seal range directly from the Acorn Express online portal.

Gavin continues: “We believe it’s just as important for customers to fit a high quality seal as it is to fit a high quality bearing. Our customers now have an authorised route to buy premium quality seals and bearings.”

Martin White, distribution sales manager for Freudenberg Sealing Technologies added: “Acorn is well regarded as a supplier of premium brand products and high quality service. We look forward to a long and successful relationship together.

To sustain the company’s award winning customer service, FST rotary seals will be available for same day despatch, along with over one million other items Acorn hold in stock throughout their eight miles of shelving.

Acorn has 30 years’ experience in the supply of bearings, linear systems and power transmission products, delivering a fast response for local, national and international customers.

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Press enquiries: Katie Burgin, Acorn Industrial Services, Tel: 01709 789959 or email: [email protected]