The RKB Bearing Industries Group is the Swiss manufacturing organization which has been operating in the bearing industry since 1936, with a monthly production capacity exceeding 350 tons of machined steel. The experience gained over the years provides RKB with the know-how and expertise necessary for the development and manufacture of technological industrial bearings up to over 2.000 mm outer diameter.
RKB offers reliable cost-effective solutions, with extreme operational flexibility, leading-edge service, huge stock availability, short delivery time and the typical quality of a consistent premium-class bearing source. With a worldwide distribution network and exports to more than 50 countries, RKB is globally recognized as “The Alternative Power” in the bearing industry.
RKB traces its roots back to the passion and commitment of the Colleoni family to building a reliable source for high quality rolling bearings and bushings for industry
The economic boom of 1960’s led Mr. Gianni Colleoni to establish a new and modern facility of 9.000 sqm to expand operations
RKB starts a close cooperation with technological partners to exchange manufacturing expertise in overseas projects
RKB embraces the new challenges of the global economy by establishing the RKB Group along with a bunch of branch offices in the world
RKB management establishes two new production facilities: RKB LN Plant and RKB MS Plant
RKB T3 Plant celebrates official opening, encompassing an area of 56.000 sqm
RKB acquires 40.000 sqm of new property for the new T4 Plant. RKB MS Plant relocates to a new site of 8.000 sqm
RKB opens two new branch offices: RKB SSC in Romania and RKB Latam in Mexico
RKB opens a new branch office in Canada with adjoining warehouse
RKB starts RKB MENA with bearing stock to serve UAE and adjacent countries
RKB establishes RKB Wälzlager GmbH, a new local branch located in Oer-Erkenschwick, Germany