News and Events
What's New at PDS
At PDS we value the opportunities to engage with our colleagues locally and internationally. Below is our latest news from the company and our current schedule of upcoming events that a PDS team member will be attending.
BESEMMER CITY, NC — Precisions Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of high-speed precision spindle motors, support and repair based in Bessemer City, NC, is pleased to announce that Bob Barone has been named Vice President of the company. Mr. Barone brings a wealth of experience to PDS, including owning and operating an Architectural Millwork […]
BESEMMER CITY, NC — Precisions Drive Systems (PDS), a global provider of high-speed precision spindle motors, support and repair based in Bessemer City, NC, has announced that it recently launched a newly redesigned website located at pdsspindles.com. “Our new website makes it easier than ever to help our customers locate spindles and repair services,” explained […]
PDS is proud to announce that the PDS Europe facility has been granted their ISO 9001 certification.
HITECO comes to North America Precision Drive Systems, LLC of Bessemer City, NC announces a new exclusive North American partnership with HITECO of Rimini, Italy. According to Bob Barone, National Sales Manager, “With this alliance, PDS now can offer machine builders and end users almost everything needed to build CNC machines with exception to the […]
The PDS XLC70 quick-release 3.0 horsepower spindle is capable of operating at speeds up to 40,000RPM. According to the CNC manufacturer AXYZ International, this is nearly double the previous limit for spindles (20,000RPM). Since it’s cooled with compressed air, the new spindle does not require the additional purchase of any water-cooling equipment such as […]
Malte Schnepel Global President of Precision Drive Systems (PDS) Education: Graduate Engineer (Mechanical Engineer) Age: 50 years Marital status: Married, 3 children Mr. Schnepel is responsible for the leadership of Precision Drive Systems (PDS) North America in addition to leading PDS GmbH in Europe. Mr. Schnepel worked with PDS over 13 years leading PDS […]
For more than 18 years, Precision Drive Systems (PDS) has helped its customers keep their machining operations running smoothly by repairing, selling and manufacturing spindles. “I’m most proud of the length of the relationships we have with our customers, many of whom we’ve worked with for our entire history,” Vice President of Sales and Marketing […]