In 1925 the founder Kohki Imura ventured into materials research for prototypes and hacksaws and in 1928 Fujikoshi Steel Industry Co Ltd was founded in Toyoma City. From there to 1939 when the production of bearings began they had extended their operations, possessing 18 plants nationwide.
Nachi Bearings was established in 1958 and their philosophy “ Prospective Selection and Integration” goes hand in hand with their management vision of “Contributing to the World of Product Manufacture”They have gone from strength to strength and also progressed into the field of machine tools and hydraulic equipment.



The ball grinder designed in  1883 started the worldwide success story of the ball bearing in Schweinfurt. The FAG brand was registered in 1905 and in 1909 Georg Schafer took over the company.

Their 3 strong brands-INA, LUK and FAG stand for pronounced customer focus, innovative power and the highest possible quality. At over 180 locations worldwide, in 2006, approximately 63,000 employees achieved sales in the region  of 8.3 billion euros. They are a recognised partner of most automobile manufacturers and are one of the leading suppliers of the rolling bearing industry worldwide.



The Timken Company , with more than 100years experience in bearing technology, 61 plants, 106 sales offices, technology centres and distribution warehouses, located in 27 countries, on six continents, is a  leading global manufacturer of highly engineered bearings and is a provider of related products and services.

Their headquarters is in Canton where 12 technology centres are located. Timken is a fortune 500-listed company with 25,000 worldwide associates. They have joint ventures in USA, Brazil, Sweden, Italy and China. They provide friction management and power transmission solutions for many major market segments worldwide.



Founded in 1918, NTN was established in 1927 and is one of the world’s largest bearing producers. With manufacturing plants throughout the world, both the industrial and automotives markets are supplied by this leading bearing company.

NTN is one of the largest producers of constant velocity joints and precision equipment. With their headquarters in Osaka, Japan, NTN has more than 18,000 employees working in 19 countries. They have sales, engineering, production and service networks throughout Japan, Europe, China, Asia and the Americas.



Is our high quality house brand  representing  the  reputation of our company  as world leader in it’s field with over 30 years of experience. The company specializes in the importing, exporting, marketing and sales worldwide, of bearings and allied products, under the internationally recognized URBbd brand. We cater to the industrial and agricultural sectors, servicing the mining and material handling industry,  as well as the automotive and general manufacturing industries. While the company’s main offices and warehouse logistical facilities are in Israel, we are strategically situated with distribution centers in Hinckley, Leicestershire in the United Kingdom, Philadelphia U.S.A. and  in Johannesburg, South Africa. For many years URBbd has been engaged in business worldwide, concentrating mainly on OEM,  and other major customers.