Precision Manufacturing

Responsive Support

Waukesha Bearings is committed to providing responsive, localized support to our customers worldwide. Manufacturing locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico and China provide the capacity to meet our customers’ lead time requirements and the flexibility to respond to their changing needs.

Global Locations

Quality inspection of a large tilt pad journal bearing pad
Bearing manufacturing in Glasgow

State-of-the-Art Equipment

Our global facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art CNC machinery and promote continuous improvement through adherence to Lean manufacturing principles.

In an industry where microns matter, our bearings are engineered and manufactured to exacting specifications. Experienced machinists consistently produce components to tolerances within 0.005 mm (0.0002 inches).

Quality Commitment

At Waukesha Bearings, quality is engrained in everything we do and every piece we touch.

We target Six Sigma quality, and to help us achieve that goal, we incorporate procedures like in-process and first-piece inspections, critical dimension assessments and process control points. Our quality policy ensures adherence to the most demanding military specifications.

Quality inspection of combination tilt pad bearing
In-house bearing babbitting

ISO Certification

Waukesha Bearings is proud to have a certified quality management system (QMS) 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 Waukesha and Rickmansworth.

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