Taper Roller Bearings Inc. Earns Certification from Koyo Bearings North America

Lexington, KY (August, 2014) – Taper Roller Bearings Inc., has been named a Factory Certified Manufacturing / Repair Center by Koyo Bearings.

“At Taper Roller Bearings the goal is speed and perfection, perfection in service and quality and Koyo’s certification is just another example of our commitment to continuous improvement” said Tom Jones, President of Taper Roller Bearing, Inc.

Koyo’s Certified Manufacturing / Repair Center program is geared towards improving a shop’s overall bearing knowledge and eliminating typical failure modes associated with bearings. The program encompasses a 4-step process starting with a comprehensive shop audit by a Koyo representative, leading to a custom designed training class, followed by a certification exam for shop personnel, and lastly a 2-year check up to make sure certification requirements are still intact.

“We believe the program enables Manufacturing / Repair facilities such as TRB Inc. to provide their customers with added value in the form of reliable, consistent, quality repair work.” Said Alan Porter, Manager, Industrial Aftermarket Technical Services for Koyo Bearings.

To learn more about Taper Roller Bearings Inc. or Koyo’s Factory Certified Repair Center program please visit their respective websites www.taper.com / www.koyousa.com

About Taper Roller Bearings, Inc.

In business since 1972, Taper Roller Bearings, Inc. has been dedicated to serving the tapered roller bearing industry by specializing in distribution, assembly, modifications, and precision services. Recognized as a leader in the industry, excellent products and timely service are the hallmarks of TRB’s business. For more information on the capabilities of TRB, please see www.taper.com

About Koyo Bearings North America

Koyo Bearings, founded in 1958, is the sales, marketing, and distribution arm of JTEKT Corporation for ball & roller bearings. Koyo has been a major supplier of bearings for over 50 years to a wide range of industrial markets including: automotive, agriculture, electric motor, steel mill, semi- conductor, and wind power.


For more information please contact:

Jaime Lox
Koyo Bearings North America
Marketing Manager
Phone: (440) 778-2386
Email: Jaime.Lox@jtekt.com

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