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Company Profile

  • Company: RBC Bearings
  • Category: Fabricated Metals
  • Website: http://www.rbcbearings.com
  • Location: Oxford, Connecticut 06478
  • Contact: Jay Gajewski, 203-267-7001 ext 5519
  • Congressional District: Fourth District
  • Congressional Representative: Jim Himes
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About

RBC Bearings has been providing bearing solutions to our customers since 1919. Over the past ten years, under the leadership of our current management team, RBC Bearings has significantly broadened our end markets, products, customer base and geographic reach. We currently have 25 facilities, of which 23 are manufacturing facilities, in four countries. RBC currently has three formal manufacturing facilities in Connecticut: RBC Heim Bearings in Fairfield, RBC Aircraft Products Inc, in Torrington, and PIC Design in Middlebury.  We also have a components manufacturing plant attached to our Corporate HQ in Oxford.


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Highly capable engineering staff and test lab. We are a niche application focused company, where other companies may not have an interest, we do. Developing solutions for challenging applications are our strength. Large and growing breadth of product, unusual in the bearing industry.

  • Airframe control ball bearings
  • Airframe control needle track rollers
  • Ball bearing rod ends
  • Radial ball bearings
  • Cam followers
  • Collets and toolholders
  • Gear box and engine ball and roller bearings
  • Heavy duty needle roller bearings
  • Journal bearings, links and assemblies
  • Lubron bearing systems – large infrastructure bearings
  • Pins
  • Rollers
  • Shafts
  • Rod end plain bearings
  • Self-lubricating bearings – Fiberglide®
  • Slewing ring bearings
  • Spherical plain bearings
  • Stud type track roller bearings
  • Swage tubes and control rods
  • Tapered roller/tapered thrust bearings
  • Thin section ball bearings

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