PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Royal Bearing, Inc. (www.royalbearing.com), a leading wholesale supplier of industrial bearings with warehouses in Portland, Ore. and in Livonia, Mich., announces that it has acquired the entire inventory of unused machinery bearing spares of the General Motors transmission plant in Ypsilanti, Mich., which closed its doors at the end of 2010. Royal Bearing would like its customers to know that it has fully integrated the complete inventory purchase into Royal’s extensive bearing database.
Acquired during the four-day auction at the five-million sq. ft. Willow Run plant, which was originally constructed as a B-24 bomber manufacturing facility during WWII, were a broad range of bearings from manufacturers such as Timken, Fafnir, Sealmaster, McGill, NTN and SKF, including many precision bearings.
“We are very pleased that we were the successful bidder in the GM purchase,” said Clarence Hopkins, President of Royal Bearing Inc. “Since the GM plant is so close to our warehouse in Livonia, we were able to incorporate the bearings into our existing inventory very quickly, and make them available from our Michigan branch to immediately support our customers nationwide.”
About Royal Bearing
Royal Bearing Inc., an independent reseller of bearings based in Portland, Oregon was founded in 1994. With 60,000 line items in inventory, Royal is one of the largest wholesale suppliers of bearings for industrial and transportation applications of all types. Royal’s customers include distributors of bearings to forest products manufacturing, steel rolling mills, mining, shipping, automotive, agriculture, and petroleum production industries worldwide. The company sources its inventory worldwide and sells to international distributors, along with many independent local bearing resellers.
For more information, contact Clarence Hopkins, President, Royal Bearing, Inc., 17719 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97230 503-231-0992, email@example.com.