NRB Bearings

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NRB Bearings Limited was established in the year 1965 as a result of an Indo-French commercial undertaking which initiated the manufacture of needle roller bearing in the Indian market. The company, since then, has grown manifold in its production capacity as well as in its product variety.

Products of NRB Bearings:

The list of products of NRB Bearings Limited includes full complement needle bearings. These are fit for activities requiring medium oscillating motion as it is facilitated by strong outer ring to bear high static as well as dynamic load. The Hub Pin Kits are used in scooters or even three wheelers; for they are equipped with ground shaft and a single needle bush connected at the ends of the ground shafts. LML Vespa and Bajaj scooters are the most significant clients of NRB Bearings who use this technology. Tapered Roller Bearing can be subdivided into two sections: first is the outer cup, while the second section consists of tapered inner ring having tapered rollers as well as a cage to hold the rollers. Spherical Roller Bearing is bearing that is fit to carry heavy loads, or at times, of shaft deflection. It has the qualities of both a radial as well as an axial bearing. It is facilitated by circular grooves and offers both tapered and cylindrical bores. The other products of NRB Bearings Limited include crank pins; Fanfir housed units; needle thrust bearings; cylindrical roller bearings and so on.

Manufacturing Units of NRB Bearings:

NRB Bearings Limited has a number of plants to facilitate its production. These are located throughout India; at places such as the Jalna Unit located in Maharashtra. This plant covers a total area of 62,220 square meters and produces Steel balls, Clutch release bearings and so on. The Waluj unit was set up in 1990 in Aurangabad and it offers a wide range of products like needle cages, turned cages and needle bushes etc. The build up area coverage of the Thane unit is 6,500 square meters and it specializes in the manufacture of needle roller bearings, needle bushes and cages. The Hyderabad unit of NRB Bearings Limited covers an area of 40,868 square meters and manufactures drawn cup needle cages, rollers and so on.

Management of NRB Bearings:

NRB Bearings Limited has managed to reach the acme of success with the help of strong values, transparency between employer and employees and a very efficient team of directors headed by chairman, Mr. Trilochan Singh Sahney and president, Mr. H.S Zaveri. The managerial team is inclusive of Dr. P.D.Ojha, Mr. K.M.Elavia and Dr. Kala S. Pant as the directors of NRB Bearings Limited; while the strategic sourcing department is led by Mr. Devesh Singh Sahney.

Product and Design Division of NRB Bearings:

NRB Bearings Limited has been recently recognized with QS-9000 certificate by TUV Management Services for incorporating modern technological advancements to produce better designs with the use of latest software such as Pro-Engineer. NRB Bearings Limited strives to become a significant player in the international ball bearing industry and as the first step towards the realization of this plan, a sum of Rs.40 million has been spent for the set up of its research and development section at the Thane production unit. This unit has been classified into 3 sections; the metrology lab to verify the cylindricity of the bearings and hardness testing facilities. The design department uses different softwares such as Pro-Mechanica for analysis as well as other softwares for modeling purposes. It is aided with a testing lab having significant testing instruments as thrust bearing test rig, engine testing set up, mud bath testing, 4 bearing endurance test rig and so on.

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Last Updated on 06th June 2011