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NPB at Paris Airshow

June 21, 2017

National Precision Bearing is busy showcasing its Aerospace Bearing offering at the Paris Airshow.


NPB is a Member of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

May 19, 2017

NPB is a member of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance. NPB and PNAA share the goal of growth and success of the aerospace industry in the Northwest region of the United States.


National Precision Bearing at Le Bourget Paris Air Show 2017

March 23, 2017

National Precision Bearing is again honored to be part of the Washington State Delegation at the 2017 Paris International Air Show (June 19th-25th) MORE

Silverthin Bearing Group to exhibit at AUVSI Xponential 2017

March 23, 2017

Silverthin Bearing, a division of Mechatronics Incorporated will be at Xponential 2017 May 8-11 in Dallas, TX MORE

National Precision Bearing at Aeromart Montreal 2017

February 27, 2017

National Precision Bearing will participate in its 6th Aeromart Montreal Conference thru BCI Aerospace April 4-6 2017 at the Palais des Congres Montreal MORE

National Precision Bearing at PNAA 2017 Conference in Lynnwood, WA

February 27, 2017

National Precision Bearing is honored to be a member and a part of the growth and expansion of the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance. NPB was one of 355 Companies from 10 Countries featuring B2B Supplier Meetings, Tech Sessions, and Aerospace Leaders from Boeing, Embraer, Airbus, Triumph and Mitsubishi Aircraft. MORE

Visit us at Farnborough International Airshow booth #3/A10!

July 14, 2014

National Precision Bearing will participate for the first time at the Farnborough International Airshow July 14th through 18th, 2014. National Precision Bearing is proud to introduce their bearing supply solutions as well as bearing installation, removal and proof load test systems in the UK. MORE

National Precision Bearing Delivers Ball Transfer and Caster Solutions

June 9, 2014

National Precision Bearing is pleased to announce its partnership with Hudson Bearing for ball transfer and ball caster solutions. Click here to read more about this Made in the USA product and new solutions for your application. MORE

National Precision Bearing announces the addition of GRW High Precision Bearings to its full line of precision bearing products for medical and industrial OEMs.

December 26, 2013

GRW extends National Precision's product solutions by delivering a broad range of material and custom design experience. According to Roger Lund, Vice President of Sales at NPB, GRW supports the custom design, harsh application, extended life and quick delivery requirements of our customers. MORE

NPB named authorized distributor of McGill and Rollway aerospace and specialty bearings

November 18, 2013

Emerson Industrial Automation has appointed National Precision Bearing (NPB) an authorized distributor of McGill and Rollway aerospace and specialty bearings. The companies will focus on providing custom-made bearings to OEMs that supply pumps, gearboxes, rotors, generators and other components to the aerospace and defense industries, among others. MORE

National Precision Bearing Group of Mechatronics Inc. Doubles Cleanroom and Relubrication Capacity

January 17, 2013

National Precision Bearing, NPB, a leading supplier and distributor for airframe control bearings, spherical bearings, rod end bearings, miniature bearings and commercial industrial bearings announces the opening of a new ISO Class 6 cleanroom facility. This new facility more than doubles its current capacity for bearing relubrication services. The additional space and new equipment will make it possible to meet the increasing Aerospace, Defense, Medical, and Food Processing industry demand for specialty bearing relubrication... MORE

Gold Sponsor of the 2012 Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit in Seattle

February 14, 2012

National Precision Bearing is proud to be a Gold sponsor for the 2012 Seattle Aerospace & Defense Supply Summit March 12-15. If you plan on attending and have time to visit our facility we would be pleased to host a meeting or a tour... MORE

Bearings for Medical and Dental Applications

January 1, 2012

Do you manufacture or repair equipment used in the medical or dental industries? National Precision Bearing is your headquarters for miniature precision bearings for these special applications... MORE

National Precision Announces New Stainless Steel Ball Bearings Line

November 16, 2011

National Precision Bearing is excited to announce we've expanded our inventory in stainless steel bearings for corrosive and food handling environments. NPB's new stock offering now includes inch and metric sizes ranging from 1mm bore to 50mm bore. We have added several product pages to our website that detail the additional sizes and configurations that are now standard inventory at National. The website now includes an extensive interchange of stainless steel bearing part numbers from all major manufacturers... MORE

Bearing Installation and Removal Tools

July 27, 2011

National Precision Bearing offers precision staking, swaging and cutting tools to meet the new Boeing process specifications. We can provide staking tools for any bearing you need to install. Our new combo tool (pictured) combines the convenience of the portable swaging and cutting tools into one by simply changing heads without any loose parts. Custom tools can be designed where required. Technical assistance available. Visit our new bearing staking, swaging and cutting tools page for complete details on bearing installation, extraction & removal tools, testing tools and kits. MORE

Manufacturer Certified Relubrication

January 1, 2011

NPB is formally authorized to re-lubricate manufacturer bearings... MORE

National Precision Bearing introduces its new "NX" line of Pre-lubricated Bearings.

January 1, 2011

NX Pre-lubricated Bearings are recommended for applications involving intermittent operation or boundary lubrication, such as those found in the automotive, machine tool and agricultural industries. Incorporating a unique grease retention system, NX bearings are referred to as "Pre-lubricated" because they will operate for long periods of time with only a small amount of lubrication introduced on initial assembly. Therefore, NX Bearings particularly effective in situations where lubrication cannot be frequently supplied. In addition to our standard inch and metric style bearings, the NX steel-backed material is also available in thrust washers, as well as other custom designed shapes and sizes. Call 800-426-8038 for a new NU/NX Catalog and view our new NU/NX product section for complete details. MORE

How to Place an Order

April 23, 2010

For new customers wishing to get started with National Precision, we are pleased to announce the creation of a new page detailing the variety of ways to place an order, and various payment options... MORE