Westwind News


Westwind Unveils New Improved Website

POOLE, UK, 29 January 2007 –Westwind Air Bearings, the World’s leading and largest specialist air bearing designer and manufacturer, is delighted to announce all the latest information from Westwind is now available at the click of a button: Introducing the newly redesigned www.westwind-airbearings.com.

The launch of the new user-friendly website is part of Westwind’s ongoing commitment to provide visitors with improved navigation and access to detailed information about the company’s products, services and the range of applications benefiting from air bearing technology.  Whatever your interest, we invite you to take a look at www.westwind-airbearings.com for all the latest information including:

  • Up-to-date product datasheets for Westwind’s most common PCB spindles
  • An interactive air bearing technology tour
  • A comprehensive online Service Centre containing information on Westwind’s spares and repairs service
  • A dedicated Technical Support section including downloadable instructions for collet & spindle maintenance, FAQs and Technical Bulletins.
  • A Stay Informed facility allowing visitors to sign up to receive the latest Westwind News

Steve Ratcliffe, Sales & Marketing Director, Westwind Air Bearings, said: “Westwind is committed to providing our customers with greater access to a broader range of online information and services.”  Steve added: “Furthermore, Westwind will be launching a dedicated Chinese-language version of the site in March 2007 to serve our customers in China.”

Westwind Air Bearings, a division of GSI Group, is universally recognised as a world leader in the design and manufacture of air bearing spindle systems, with offices in the UK, People’s Republic of China, Japan, Taiwan R.O.C. and USA.  GSI Group Inc. develops and delivers the enabling technology solutions that bring advanced manufacturing applications to life.  Our leading brands include precision motion products, lasers, and laser systems, and are used to increase efficiency and productivity in the global medical, semiconductor, electronics, and industrial markets.  The company’s common shares are listed on Nasdaq (GSIG).  For more information visit www.westwind-airbearings.com

For further information contact:

Maria Whitlock, Marketing Officer, Westwind Air Bearings, Holton Road, Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset.  BH16 6LN. UK. Tel: +44 01202 627259 / Fax: +44 01202 627208. Email: mwhitlock@gsig.com.