Year of Formation and Background to Founding:
Bearings International (BI) opened its doors for business on March 14, 1958. It now forms part of the Hudaco group that was founded by J Hubert Davies in 1897.
With over 64 years in the bearings industry, Bearings International puts its experience to good use by going to great lengths to ensure its product range and services meet the changing needs of clients, industry and business. Backed by an elite technical team, BI covers the full spectrum of customer requirements, and is able to ensure immediate availability of products through a nationwide network of branches.
Company Mission, Products & Services:
BI is a leading distributor of bearings and power transmission products in Southern Africa. With its customer-focused approach, BI is committed to delivering value to all its stakeholders, while offering quality solutions that make a real difference to optimising plant availability and turnaround time.
Our products include bearings and seals, chains and sprockets, belts and pulleys, electric motors and drives, gearboxes and couplings, lubricants and tools.
Our services include:
- 24 hour hotline
- Engineering support
- Customer support
- Special sourcing
- Gearbox repairs
- Vibration analysis
- Condition monitoring
- Contractual / special pricing
Bearings International is a member of the Hudaco Group.
Number of People Employed:
365 staff across our nationwide branch network.
Hope for the Future:
Our vision for the future is to be the preferred partner in engineering products and services.