Fairport Products purchased the Auburn Ball Bearing and tube winder product lines from M. D. Knowlton Company in August of 2006. Since that time the companies have been known as two separate entities – Fairport Products and Auburn Ball Bearing. Now the two will become one company known as Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing.
Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing received a request from a renowned medical device company to manufacture a custom-made mini thrust bearing for a delicate medical part to be used in an innovative treatment for scoliosis, and was able to manufacture and deliver the finished product to the customers specification in only 13 days.
It’s true… we have been in the bearing business for a long time now. Auburn Ball Bearing was established in 1898. Recently, we came across this piece of memorabilia from our early years and wanted to share it with you. It is from an exhibit at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri.
Auburn Ball Bearing is proud to announce its newest product to their line of trusted thrust bearings, the 2900 ball thrust bearing with nylon retainer. The 2900 series joins the long list of quality, MADE IN THE USA bearings produced by the company since 1898 in their facility in Upstate NY.
Fairport Products Holding Company Inc. in Macedon, NY, has completed the aquisition of the Auburn Ball Bearing division of Victor-based M.D. Knowlton Co.