Bunting Bearings

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Company History

Bunting Bearings, LLC has grown to become one of the largest producer of bronze bearings in the United States. We are unmatched in terms of quality and customer service and provide the optimal solutions for your industry.

Historical Dates:

1907 - Bunting Brass & Bronze was founded in Alliance, OH

1909 - Bunting Brass & Bronze moved from Alliance, OH to Toledo, OH

1949 - Barnes Manufacturing, later renamed B-Mold, opened in Mansfield, OH

1952 - Apex Bearing was founded in Hudson, OH

1955 - Bunting Brass & Bronze acquired Detroit Sintered Metals which operated as a subsidiary until later

1964 - Detroit Sintered Metals began operating as a facility of Bunting Brass & Bronze in Kalamazoo, MI

1968 - NL Industries purchased Bunting Brass & Bronze letting it retain its name

1972 - Eagle-Picher Bearings and Metals Division acquired Masten Corporation and its subsidiary, Apex Bearing

1981 - Eagle-Picher acquired Bunting Brass & Bronze from NL Industries

1982 - Eagle-Picher Bearings & Metals Division was consolidated and renamed Eagle-Picher Bearings Division

1989 - Four Eagle-Picher Bearings Division officers purchased the division, naming it Bunting Bearings Corp.

1990 - The Holland, OH facility was built to be the new corporate offices and national warehouse

1998 - A 56,000 sq. ft. addition was made to the Holland facility and machining operations from Delta and Mansfield were consolidated into Holland

2004 - Bunting Bearings Corp. was bought by Bearing Acquisition, LLC and renamed Bunting Bearings, LLC