ELECTRONICS: Extending its reach into more international high-tech markets, Italian motion manufacturer Nadella, has signed G H Binroth Co of Jackson, Michigan (GHB) to distribute its linear guides and motion control components and provide local applications support throughout North America. Nardell’s linear modules and guides are integral in high-load manufacturing of automotive, industrial, medical, and aerospace products.Nadella has been manufacturing needle bearing products for over 70 years. The company currently maintains manufacturing facilities in Germany, Italy and France. Nadella is a leader in linear guide products in the European market. The company maintains product inventories, applications and technical support operations near major manufacturing centers in Germany, Italy, Japan, and now the United States, to enable quick-turnaround deliveries and service calls.
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