Press Release

NSK Expands Bearing Lifecycle Cost Management Offering with New Site in Alliance, Ohio

  • NSK has acquired the reconditioning business operated by Alliance Bearing Repair and Reclaim, LLC to expand NSK's technical service offering for steel, pulp and paper, and other sectors.
  • Combining NSK's strength in condition monitoring and analysis with Alliance's reconditioning capabilities enables new proposals throughout the entire bearing lifecycle.
  • The service will help customers reduce bearing lifecycle costs, inventory burden, lead times, and carbon footprint.

NSK Americas has acquired the reconditioning business operated by Alliance Bearing Repair and Reclaim, LLC, effective December 23, 2021. Alliance was founded in 2005 in Ohio, USA, and is engaged in reconditioning (remanufacture, repair, and refurbishment) of bearings for the steel, pulp and paper, energy, and mining industries.

By welcoming Alliance to the NSK Group, NSK will drive customer engagement through expanded post-sale maintenance and repair services, and even product disposal. Customers will benefit from comprehensive service that can reduce bearing lifecycle costs including maintenance, scrap, and repair costs, shorten lead times, reduce carbon emissions, and secure stable operation of their facilities.

About Alliance Bearing Repair and Reclaim, LLC

Location Alliance, Ohio, USA
Sales 400 million yen
Products/Services Repair, reconditioning, etc. of bearings for machinery in steel, pulp and paper, energy, and mining industries.


About NSK

NSK began its journey manufacturing the first bearings in Japan in 1916, and has since developed into a global organization researching, designing, and manufacturing Motion & Control™ solutions essential for mobility and industrial applications. NSK is the top supplier of bearings in Japan and is the third largest supplier in the world by market share.

Our responsive products and technologies enhance automotive performance and industrial productivity while reducing energy consumption to unprecedented low levels. In the early 1960s, we set our sights outside Japan and have established over 200 business locations in 30 countries alongside a vast network of joint ventures and partnerships in all corners of the world.

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NSK contributes to a safer, smoother society and helps protect the global environment through its innovative technology integrating Motion & Control. As a truly international enterprise, we are working across national boundaries to improve relationships between people throughout the world.

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