Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Selects Bianchi PR for Public Relations Support

 Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Selects Bianchi PR for Public Relations

PR Newswire

TROY, Mich., March 18, 2013

TROY, Mich., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --In a move to strengthen strategic
capabilities and consolidate all public relations functions with one
organization, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies has selected Bianchi Public
Relations, Inc. to support its corporate and brand communications, including
Automotive Seals and Simrit, among others.

The announcement was made by Cheryl Eberwein, director, Corporate
Communications, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, and James A. Bianchi,
firm president.

The PR firm, which specializes in media relations in the industrial and
automotive sectors, has been working with the company's Simrit sales channel
since 2003. Bianchi PR also provided ongoing PR support for Freudenberg-NOK's
corporate and automotive activities from 1992 to 2006.

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, with 2012 sales of nearly $1 billion, is
part of the worldwide Freudenberg Group, a family-owned group of companies
generating revenues of approximately $8 billion annually with more than 37,000
associates in 58 countries around the globe. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing
Technologies is the Americas joint venture between the Freudenberg Group and
NOK Corp. of Japan, and was established in 1989. The company's products and
services support global customers in 32 different industrial sectors through
five sales channels: Freudenberg-NOK Automotive Seals (automotive
industry/original equipment); Corteco (automotive industry/independent
aftermarket); Simrit (general industry); Merkel (heavy industry); and Process
Seals (processing technology).

Together with its partners the NOK Corp., Sigma Freudenberg NOK (India) and
the NOK-Freudenberg Group (China), the company has a global network focused on
supplying customers with products of identical world-class quality no matter
where they are doing business.

About Bianchi PR
An award-winning PR agency based in Troy, Mich., Bianchi Public Relations is
among the top five independent PR firms based in southeast Michigan, according
to PRWeek magazine's rankings. Founded in 1992 by veteran PR professional and
PRSA-Detroit Hall of Fame honoree Jim Bianchi, the firm offers national reach
and local specialization. It is an affiliate of The PR Collective, a public
relations network of more than 25 independent agencies across North America.

With special focus on the business-to-business realm, the firm has represented
clients in the aftermarket, association, automotive, consulting, defense,
design, e-business, education, engineering, industrial, legal, manufacturing,
not-for-profit, professional services and technology sectors. For more
information, visit or call 248-269-1122.

SOURCE Bianchi Public Relations

Contact: Adriana VanDuyn, +1-248-269-1122,
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