Six Famous Bearing Brands in the World

Six Famous Bearing Brands in the World

A bearing is a machine part whose function is to support a moving element and to guide or confine it’s motion, while preventing motion in the direction of applied load. But do you know some famous beaing brands in the world? Today, we will introuduce six famous bearing brands.

1.SKF:Svenska Kullager-Fabriken (Sweden)

SKF is the world’s largest bearing manufacturer, founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1907. The company manufactures and supplies bearings, seals, lubrication and lubrication systems, maintenance products, mechatronics products, power transmission products, condition monitoring systems and related services globally.

Features: SKF bearings last several times longer, reduce energy consumption, provide low noise & vibration levels & enables the high degree of running accuracy. To meet the ever-increasing demand to reduce friction and energy consumption, SKF has developed the SKF Energy Efficient (E2) performance class for rolling bearings.


2.FAG: Fischer Aktien-Gesellschaft (German)

It is the world’s first bearing manufacturer and the founder of the rolling bearing manufacturing industry.

Features:High reliability, small size, high loading capacity, high precision, high temperature resistance, easy installation, low lubricant consumption and small maintenance. FAG Bearing is a professional manufacturer of high-precision precision bearings. It’s famous for its high, precise and sharp world. Its products are mainly used in machine tool spindles and other industries, especially in the high speed, high precision and long service life. Le’s new X-life bearing is the most advanced bearing product represented by the world.


3.NSK  (Japan)

Japan’s largest bearing manufacturer, the world’s second largest bearing manufacturer, product sales accounted for 13% of the global market.

Features:NSK bearings enhance the functionality of machinery and help to save energy. Bearings do their work silently, in tough environments, hidden in machinery where we can’t see them. Nevertheless, bearings are crucial for the stable operation of machinery and for ensuring its top performance.


4.NTN (Japan)

NTN is the Japan’s third largest bearing manufacturer.

Features:NTN Bearings have been known to deliver the premium quality products, with design and performance on which their customers have relied for generations. Accurate axial drive-up of SKF spherical and CARB toroidal roller bearings. NTN currently produces a large array of bearing types including: radial ball bearings, angular contact bearings, mounted bearings, cylindrical roller and tapered bearings, needle bearings and spherical roller bearings.



Timken is the world’s third largest manufacturer of bearings and mechanical power transmission products.

Features:Timken engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, automated lubrication systems, belts, chain, couplings and linear motion products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. Timken engineering knowledge in metallurgy, tribology and power transmission is applied across bearings and related systems to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery around the world. Applications range from the Mars Rover to offshore wind turbines.


6.IKO (Japan)

IKO is a Japan’s largest needle roller bearing manufacturer, one of the world’s three largest needle roller bearing manufacturers.

Features:  IKO specializes in quality needle bearings, linear motion rolling guides, precision positioning tables and machine components. And IKO guides, bearings and tables are used in a wide range of applications, such as semiconductor,packaging,medical,CNC machines and automation.

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