The Lovejoy brand is a globally-known supplier of flexible shaft couplings and other power transmission components. They created the industry standard Jaw-style coupling in 1927 and were also the first to incorporate rubber-in-compression as a power transmission concept. Today, their engineers employ the latest and most advanced computer techniques to develop unique solutions and designs.
Lovejoy consistently produces custom-engineered products that help their customers gain the competitive edge they need to be successful in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. The dedication to quality products and service is the reason customers are some of the most loyal to the brand that you will find.
Their product offering encompasses a complete range of couplings in every size and type, including Curved Jaw, Jaw In-Shear, S-Flex (rubber and shear), Gear, Torsional and Disc style couplings. IBT also supplies other Lovejoy power transmission components, which include: variable speed drives, tensioning devices, universal joints, motor bases and sheaves.
Their products cater to a wide range of industries, such as:
- Pulp and paper
- Power generation
- Food processing
- Mining and construction
Lovejoy’s brand is certified under the ISO-9001:2008 International Standards for Quality Management. They are also members of the North American PTDA, European PTDA, MPTA, AGMA and Hydraulic Institute, guaranteeing products that are manufactured to the most stringent international standards
The acquisition of Lovejoy adds to The Timken Company‘s growing portfolio of mechanical power transmission products. In recent years, Timken has been diversifying its offering, completing a number of acquisitions featuring products adjacent to its core bearing lines.
The world headquarters are located in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA. While entering the marketplace in the 1920’s, today, you can find their products available through a worldwide sales and distribution network, located in every major market throughout North America and in 45 other countries. Visit them online.