Their success in designing and manufacturing tapered and cylindrical roller bearing has since transformed NTN-Bower Corporation into one of North America’s largest bearing manufacturers. Its modern facilities are considered to be among the best equipped and most efficient bearing manufacturing plants in the world.
From there they supply such customers as Caterpillar Inc, Case-New Holland, John Deere and Ford. Over the years important achievements in cylindrical and tapered roller bearing technology have been pioneered by NTN-Bower, coupled with manufacturing techniques that permit today’s vehicles, industrial, mining and farm machinery to run longer, smoother and more reliably.
The world’s largest dump trucks, weighing 580 tons, run on NTN-Bower tapered roller bearings.The origins of NTN-BCA stem from the “Bearing Company of America”, established in 1910. Today, NTN-BCA are a specialist, flexible manufacturing company, producing niche bearing products such as angular contact ball bearings, forklift mast guide bearings and automotive products including hub bearings, hydra-clutch bearings, self tensioning idler pulleys and rocker arm bearings.