• Icon
  • Icon
  • Icon
  • Icon
  • Icon

About RKB

The RKB Bearing Industries Group, a Swiss-based manufacturing organization, has been a key player in the bearing industry since 1936. Leveraging decades of experience, RKB possesses the specialized knowledge and skills required to design and produce industrial bearings from 1 mm bore diameter to over 2.000 mm outer diameter.


With a global distribution footprint reaching over 70 countries, RKB provides value-driven solutions characterized by impressive operational adaptability, top-tier services, huge stock reserves, quick shipping times, and the hallmark quality expected of a premium bearing provider.


  • 1936

    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

  • 1960

    The economic boom of 1960’s led Mr. Gianni Colleoni to establish a new and modern facility of 9.000 sqm to expand operations

  • 1978

    RKB starts a close cooperation with technological partners to exchange manufacturing expertise in overseas projects

  • 1996

    RKB embraces the new challenges of the global economy by establishing the RKB Group along with a bunch of branch offices in the world

  • 2001

    RKB management establishes two new production facilities: RKB LN Plant and RKB MS Plant

  • 2007

    RKB T3 Plant celebrates official opening, encompassing an area of 56.000 sqm

  • 2014

    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

  • 2016

    RKB opens two new branch offices: RKB SSC in Romania and RKB Latam in Mexico

  • 2018

    RKB opens a new branch office in Canada with adjoining warehouse

  • 2020

    RKB starts RKB MENA with bearing stock to serve UAE and adjacent countries

  • 2022

    RKB establishes RKB Wälzlager, a new local branch located in Oer-Erkenschwick, Germany

  • 2024

    RKB launches two new branch offices: RKB Indonesia and RKB Balkans in North Macedonia. In addition, RKB Sudamericana, a new enterprise with a large, modern bearing storage facility designed to swiftly serve all American countries, opens in Panama.

Corporate video