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Waukesha Bearing Company Profile

Waukesha Bearings Corporation™ is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered hydrodynamic bearings, magnetic bearing systems and seals for high-performing turbomachinery in oil & gas, power generation, marine and industrial markets. Typical applications include gas, steam and hydro turbines, centrifugal gas compressors, generators, gearboxes, pumps and motors.

Waukesha Bearings Corporation serves customers through four operating companies:


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Waukesha Bearings engineers a range of oil- and process-lubricated bearings, each optimized for low power consumption, reduced temperatures, and increased reliability and efficiency.  

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Waukesha Magnetic Bearings is a global leader in field-proven magnetic bearing systems that offer superior performance and availability along with environmental benefits.

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Bearings Plus provides repairs and custom technology upgrades for fluid film bearings and engineered seals, improving the efficiency and service life of equipment.

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Inpro/Seal, the inventor of the Bearing Isolator, is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered system and bearing protection solutions for rotating equipment.

Founded in 1946, Waukesha has been an operating company of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) since 1977. Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Waukesha maintains facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, Russia, India and China, and localized sales representation around the world to serve a global customer base.


Our Promise

Only Waukesha Bearings Corporation has the culture, commitment and entrepreneurial spirit to drive technological breakthroughs and operational excellence that exceed our customers’ expectations globally.


Our Mission

We are never satisfied.

At Waukesha Bearings Corporation, our forward-thinking team is committed to leading the markets we serve through superior technology and operational excellence. Our entrepreneurial leadership inspires a culture that seeks opportunities for the benefit of customers, employees and stakeholders. We are customer-focused in all that we do. We provide local support in our customers’ space and time. Our products are uniquely engineered to meet the needs of our customers, giving us the broadest application experience in oil & gas, power generation, defense and industrial markets.


Our Value Proposition

Developing long-term customer partnerships by providing industry-leading engineered solutions worldwide, supported by strategic investments in engineering and R&D, operational excellence, and a culture of continuous improvement.


Our Approach – A Total Engineered Solution

  • Fundamental understanding of customer requirements
  • Application of proven designs
  • Experimental results to optimize designs
  • Unique contract drawing
  • Reliable performance predictions


ISO Certification

Waukesha Bearings is proud to have a certified quality management system for:

  • The design, sales, marketing and manufacture of plain and tilting pad thrust and journal bearings and bearing assemblies for rotating machinery.
  • The design, sales, and manufacture of magnetic and magnetic bearing products and services.

ISO 9001:2008 certification has been issued for the manufacturing facilities in Antigo, Glasgow, Guaymas and Suzhou and for the offices in Pewaukee and Rickmansworth.

ISO 9001:2015 certification has been issued for the manufacturing facility in Worthing

Worthing also has an ISO 14001:2015-certified environmental management system.