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Company Profile

Waukesha Bearing Company Profile

Waukesha Bearings® is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearing systems and seals for high-performing turbomachinery in oil & gas, power generation, marine and industrial markets. 

Our forward-thinking team is committed to leading the markets we serve through superior technology and operational excellence. Our products are engineered to provide low power consumption, reduced operating temperatures, and increased reliability and efficiency. Our designs address the needs of everything from large-frame turbomachinery to small, high-speed turbochargers, electric submersible pumps to subsea pumping equipment, compressors to gearboxes.

With more than 70 years of proven experience, Waukesha Bearings is a world leader in technology, size and application experience for the rotating equipment industry. Founded in Wisconsin in 1946, Waukesha Bearings today maintains facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, Russia, and China, as well as localized sales representation around the world.

Waukesha Bearings became an operating company of Dover in 1977 and is part of Dover Precision Components, an integrated provider of performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery.

Meet our aftermarket arm:

Bearings Plus




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 9001:2015 certification has been issued for the manufacturing facilities in Antigo, Glasgow, Guaymas, Suzhou and Worthing and for the offices in Pewaukee and Rickmansworth.

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